At the KC Auto Show, there were some outstanding examples of practical, persuasive, and poetic modes of appeal in some of the displays.
This one is using environmental information as a persuasive means:
This one is using a poetic approach to navigation using the visual pun of street signs:
This example employs water and the idea of fluidity in a poetic manner:
Lincoln's sign is strictly practical:
While this porsche display offers both a practical and a poetic experience through infographics and 3d installation: