These brilliant pencil posters are a huge hit online

Brilliant print ads are often timeless, so it's no surprise that years-old designs have a habit of resurfacing online every now and again. Currently being appreciated anew is a campaign for art supplies brand Faber-Castell from way back in 2011.

Like all the best print ads, the 'True Colours' campaign is just the right amount of smart, striking and witty. Demonstrating how the brand's coloured pencils are designed to be true to life, the ads depict a series of objects sharpened into, yep, coloured pencils.

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.