Effect of Sex Appeal Advertising

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  • 임현빈 (목원대학교 디자인학부 시각디자인)
  • Published : 2007.11.30


Study on how a visual image of sex-appealing advertisement is meaningfully functioned and how customers recognize it is necessary but preceding studies about it are not sufficient. Therefore, this study analyzed effect of advertisement and its reaction according types of visual expression in sex-appealing advertisement and also, it found effective expression type of sex-appealing advertisement. As the result, according to appealing types of eroticism and pornograph, attitude on advertizement and intention of purchase showed difference and according to expressing types, there was difference in attitude on advertisement, attitude on brand, and intention of purchase. But there was not interactive effect between appealing type and expressing type. Such results implied that in using eroticism advertisement strategy, white and black color had higher expressing effect than natural color, to raise effect of brand, artistic sense and eroticism strategy were needed, and to raise intention of purchase, naked expression of pornograph was more effective.


Eroticism;Sex-Appealing Advertisement;Pornograph