Creative Escalator Ads That Are Impossible To Ignore

Throughout the 30 seconds that you’re on an escalator, where do you usually look? For the most part, we have our eyes fixed straight ahead. And companies took advantage of this by putting eye-catching and creative escalator ads that won’t escape anyone’s attention. Since then, escalators have become the ideal platform for advertising. We have gathered a list of the most hilarious and genius escalator ads ever seen…

Most companies will do anything to get your attention, and making creative escalator ads is no exception.

Now we know where those yellow lines came from.

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Ads of the World

The promise of higher returns by lowering taxes.

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Ads of the World

Do you really want to know how long is Rapunzel’s hair? Then start measuring that!

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Mikhail Polevanov

Escalators have never looked this tasty.

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wmun

Welcome to the world of books.

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Ann Putney/Behance

Some of these creative escalator ads look so real.

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Gregory Kickow/Behance

Hairstyle catalog on an escalator.

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Rediffusion DY&R/Ads of the World

Barefoot back massage looks so relaxing.

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Fields

A fitness-oriented company is telling you to use the stairs. Just do it!

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J. Walter Thompson

This handrail gives you the silky touch of an irresistibly smooth hair.

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Lem/Ads of the World

We got a mayday!

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Unknown/Reddit

Sharks can’t tell the difference between plastic bags and humans.

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reusablebags

Take a trip into the world of coal mining.

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Blattner Brunner/Ads of the World

Nothing lasts longer than this battery-operated escalator.

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Ogilvy & Mather Malaysia/Ads of the World

Homer Simpson is here to eat all your donuts!

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Gabriel Queiroz, Ricardo Balbin/Ads of the World