The Design of the Norwegian Flag Hides Many Other Countries

By Chris Mills on at

Having likely stumbled across the 'Mother of Flags' meme thats been doing the rounds on the internet for a few years, Norwegian Airlines hired M&C Saatchi to create this ad, showing destinations they fly to, and how those places' flags are hidden in Norway's.

Red, white and blue are probably some of the most common colours to find in national flags, and stripes aren't exactly, uh, original, but I'm still surprised by the number of different countries that can be represented by adding a few stray rectangles. Interestingly, there are quite a few more countries' flag to find in the Norwegian one:

The 'Mother of Flags' meme, for those having not seen it before: