10 great uses of graphic design in Christmas ads

When Christmas ads come round, it’s the blockbuster TV commercials by the likes of John Lewis that get the most column inches. But print ads are far from dead, and there are some great Yuletide-themed print campaigns out there. 

These advertisements all showcase the power of graphic design to take a simple idea and execute it in a way that grabs the attention and engages the emotions. 

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Tom May

Tom May is an award-winning journalist and editor specialising in design, photography and technology. Author of the Amazon #1 bestseller Great TED Talks: Creativity, published by Pavilion Books, Tom was previously editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. Today, he is a regular contributor to Creative Bloq and its sister sites Digital Camera World, T3.com and Tech Radar. He also writes for Creative Boom and works on content marketing projects.