ADC Awards

The ADC Annual Awards is the oldest continuously running industry award show in the world. Now in its 99th year, these Awards celebrate the very best in advertising, design, illustration, photography, packaging, motion and digital media, all with a focus on craftsmanship and innovation.

Award

Agency

Client

Title

Category

Annual ID

Bard of Suck Agency: The New York Times Magazine / New York Client: The New York Times Magazine Category: Editorial / Magazine Story / Spread - Single
The Pop Prodigy Returns Agency: The New York Times Magazine / New York Client: The New York Times Magazine Category: Editorial / Magazine Story / Spread - Single
Jessica Lange As Legendary Women Agency: New York Magazine / New York Client: New York Magazine Category: Photography / Fashion - Series
Drone’s-Eye View Agency: New York Magazine / New York Client: New York Magazine Category: Photography / Drone / Aerial - Series
Barbers Agency: Furlined / Santa Monica + Apple / Cupertino Client: Apple Category: Television / Film / Online Video Commercials / Television Commercial - Single
LOVE STORY Agency: Y&R Mexico / Mexico City + Wabi Productions / Mexico City Client: Movistar Mx Category: Television / Film / Online Video Commercials / Film Commercial - Single
Silverado Then and Now Film Agency: Commonwealth//McCann / Detroit Client: Chevrolet Category: Craft in Video / Editing - Single
The Struggle for Happiness Agency: Magoz Blog / Barcelona Client: Magoz Blog Category: Illustration / Motion - Single
Always Traveling Agency: Magoz Blog / Barcelona Client: Magoz Blog Category: Illustration / Motion - Single
Do You Have a Question? Ask! Agency: SEAT / Barcelona + C14 / Barcelona Client: SEAT Category: Illustration / Motion - Single
Uber and Waymo Agency: VICE News / Brooklyn Client: VICE News Category: Illustration / Motion - Single
Passion Projects Morocco Agency: Apple / Cupertino Client: Apple Category: Photography / Mobile - Series
History of the Internet Agency: Yahoo Japan Corporation / Tokyo + BIRDMAN inc. / Tokyo + JH Kagaku / Tokyo + TEEMA / Tokyo Client: Yahoo! JAPAN Category: Illustration / Digital - Single
Watching and Lamenting the Death of the New York City Diner Agency: New York Magazine / New York Client: New York Magazine Category: Photography / Food - Single
HITOTOKI CLOCK Agency: DENTSU INC. / Tokyo + STRIPES, INC. / Tokyo Client: KING JIM CO., LTD. Category: Craft in Online / Mobile / Art Direction - Single
The Goldfinch a bird’s-eye view Agency: Energize / Amsterdam Client: Mauritshuis Category: Craft in Online / Mobile / Art Direction - Single
next Bank Agency: R/GA / Sao Paulo Client: Banco Bradesco Category: Craft in Online / Mobile / Art Direction - Single
History's First Draft Illustration Story Agency: Vanity Fair / New York Client: Vanity Fair Category: Illustration / Magazine / Newspaper Spread - Series
Unseen Stars Agency: BBDO / New York + ObscuraDigital Client: GE Category: Innovation / Experiential Design
AquaSonic Agency: Between Music / Aarhus + FuturePerfect Productions / New York Client: Between Music Category: Innovation / Experiential Design
Siemens artSmellery Agency: Heimat / Hamburg Client: BSH Huishoudapparaten / Siemens Home Appliances Category: Innovation / Experiential Design
Samsung Galaxy S8: Times Square Takeover Agency: R/GA / New York Client: Samsung Category: Innovation / Experiential Design
DAZZLE Agency: Ueberall International LLC / Los Angeles + E Ink Corporation / Billerica + International Airport / San Diego Client: San Diego International Airport Arts Program Category: Innovation / Experiential Design
2017 Guangzhou Image Triennial Agency: another design / Guangzhou Client: Guangdong Museum of Art Category: Branding / Branding Systems / Corporate Identity Integrated - Series
The East Cut Agency: Collins / San Francisco Client: The East Cut Community Benefit District Category: Branding / Branding Systems / Corporate Identity Integrated - Series
Dream Agency: Jones Knowles Ritchie / New York Client: Dream Category: Branding / Branding Systems / Corporate Identity Integrated - Series
Lite Originals Agency: Juniper Park/TBWA Communications / Toronto Client: Miller Coors Category: Branding / Branding Systems / Corporate Identity Integrated - Series
BOTCHAN Agency: BOAT / Tokyo Client: and cosme Category: Typography / Package / Product Typography - Series
Yasuoka Fishery Rebranding with Swordlike Chinese Character Agency: Grand Deluxe / Matsuyama Client: Yasuoka Kamaboko Category: Typography / Package / Product Typography - Series
Small Space Sitting Agency: Grabarz & Partner / Hamburg Client: IKEA Category: Out of Home / Poster - Campaign
Lite Originals Agency: Juniper Park\TBWA Communications / Toronto Client: Miller Coors Category: Out of Home / Poster - Campaign
New advertising platform 2017–2020 Agency: lg2 / Montreal + Consulat / Montreal Client: Parc Olympique Category: Out of Home / Poster - Campaign
The Art of the Erotic Agency: Phaidon / New York / London Client: Phaidon Category: Book Design / Book Jacket - Single
Manly Health and Training, by Walt Whitman Agency: Regan Arts / New York Client: Regan Arts Category: Book Design / Book Jacket - Single
Supima The Book Agency: Stella Giovanni / New York Client: Rizzoli Publications Category: Book Design / Book Jacket - Single
Nosferatu Agency: AlmapBBDO / São Paulo Client: Getty Images Category: Online / Mobile / Websites - Single
History of the Internet Agency: Yahoo Japan Corporation / Tokyo + BIRDMAN inc. / Tokyo + JH Kagaku / Tokyo + TEEMA / Tokyo Client: Yahoo! JAPAN Category: Online / Mobile / Websites - Single
Launch Image of Network Spring/Summer Collection 2017 Campaign Agency: Jorg Badura / New York + Rafineri / Istanbul, Turkey + Bandaloop Vertical Dance Company / Oakland, CA + Network / Istanbul, Turkey Client: Network Category: Photography / Products / Commercial - Single
FEEDitBAG - The First Plastic Bag That Gives Life Agency: Cheil Germany GmbH / Schwalbach am Taunus Client: FEEDitBAG Category: Product Design / Sustainable / Eco-Friendly - Series
Play the City | The Recording Academy | 60th GRAMMYs Agency: Tool / Santa Monica + TBWA\Chiat\Day / Los Angeles + The Recording Academy / Los Angeles Client: The Recording Academy Category: Innovation / Integrated
Inconvenience Stores Agency: CHE Proximity / Australia Client: Swann Insurance Category: Experiential Design / Installations - Campaign
Small Space Sitting Agency: Grabarz & Partner / Hamburg Client: IKEA Category: Experiential Design / Installations - Campaign
The Immunity Charm Agency: McCann Worldgroup India / Mumbai + McCann Health / Delhi Client: Ministry of Public Health, Afghanistan Category: Design for Good / Experiential Design - Single
A Thread of Hope Agency: TBWA\Shanghai / Shanghai Client: BAO BEI HUI JIA - NGO for Missing Children Category: Design for Good / Experiential Design - Single
Teddy Gun Agency: FCB Chicago / Chicago, IL Client: Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence Category: Design for Good / Advertising - Single
See What's Next Agency: McCann / New York Client: Microsoft Category: Design for Good / Advertising - Single
The Bridge Agency: DENTSU INC. / Tokyo Client: good mornings Co., Ltd Category: Branding / Branding Systems / Corporate Identity for Print - Series
One plus One. Agency: DENTSU INC. / Tokyo + Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan          / Tokyo Client: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan Category: Branding / Branding Systems / Corporate Identity for Print - Series
751 International Design Festival Agency: Mintbrand Design / Beijing Client: 751D.PARK Category: Branding / Branding Systems / Corporate Identity for Print - Series
A new visual identity for iconic luggage brand RIMOWA Agency: RIMOWA / Cologne + Commission Studio / London + Bureau Borsche / Munich Client: RIMOWA Category: Branding / Branding Systems / Corporate Identity for Print - Series

2018 Publication Design Merit Award

The New York Times Magazine / New York

The New York Times Magazine

Bard of Suck

Editorial / Magazine Story / Spread - Single

ADC_PUB18035M

2018 Publication Design Merit Award

The New York Times Magazine / New York

The New York Times Magazine

The Pop Prodigy Returns

Editorial / Magazine Story / Spread - Single

ADC_PUB18036M

2018 Photography Merit Award

New York Magazine / New York

New York Magazine

Jessica Lange As Legendary Women

Photography / Fashion - Series

ADC_PHO18013M

2018 Photography Merit Award

New York Magazine / New York

New York Magazine

Drone’s-Eye View

Photography / Drone / Aerial - Series

ADC_PHO18012M

2018 Advertising Merit Award

Furlined / Santa Monica + Apple / Cupertino

Apple

Barbers

Television / Film / Online Video Commercials / Television Commercial - Single

ADC_ADV18098M

2018 Advertising Merit Award

Y&R Mexico / Mexico City + Wabi Productions / Mexico City

Movistar Mx

LOVE STORY

Television / Film / Online Video Commercials / Film Commercial - Single

ADC_ADV18093M

2018 Advertising Merit Award

Commonwealth//McCann / Detroit

Chevrolet

Silverado Then and Now Film

Craft in Video / Editing - Single

ADC_ADV18075M

2018 Illustration Merit Award

Magoz Blog / Barcelona

Magoz Blog

The Struggle for Happiness

Illustration / Motion - Single

ADC_ILL18025M

2018 Illustration Merit Award

Magoz Blog / Barcelona

Magoz Blog

Always Traveling

Illustration / Motion - Single

ADC_ILL18026M

2018 Illustration Merit Award

SEAT / Barcelona + C14 / Barcelona

SEAT

Do You Have a Question? Ask!

Illustration / Motion - Single

ADC_ILL18027M

2018 Illustration Merit Award

VICE News / Brooklyn

VICE News

Uber and Waymo

Illustration / Motion - Single

ADC_ILL18028M

2018 Photography Merit Award

Apple / Cupertino

Apple

Passion Projects Morocco

Photography / Mobile - Series

ADC_PHO18019M

2018 Illustration Merit Award

Yahoo Japan Corporation / Tokyo + BIRDMAN inc. / Tokyo + JH Kagaku / Tokyo + TEEMA / Tokyo

Yahoo! JAPAN

History of the Internet

Illustration / Digital - Single

ADC_ILL18019M

2018 Photography Merit Award

New York Magazine / New York

New York Magazine

Watching and Lamenting the Death of the New York City Diner

Photography / Food - Single

ADC_PHO18015M

2018 Interactive Merit Award

DENTSU INC. / Tokyo + STRIPES, INC. / Tokyo

KING JIM CO., LTD.

HITOTOKI CLOCK

Craft in Online / Mobile / Art Direction - Single

ADC_INT18041M

2018 Interactive Merit Award

Energize / Amsterdam

Mauritshuis

The Goldfinch a bird’s-eye view

Craft in Online / Mobile / Art Direction - Single

ADC_INT18042M

2018 Interactive Merit Award

R/GA / Sao Paulo

Banco Bradesco

next Bank

Craft in Online / Mobile / Art Direction - Single

ADC_INT18043M

2018 Illustration Merit Award

Vanity Fair / New York

Vanity Fair

History's First Draft Illustration Story

Illustration / Magazine / Newspaper Spread - Series

ADC_ILL18023M

2018 Innovation Merit Award

BBDO / New York + ObscuraDigital

GE

Unseen Stars

Innovation / Experiential Design

ADC_INV18012M

2018 Innovation Merit Award

Between Music / Aarhus + FuturePerfect Productions / New York

Between Music

AquaSonic

Innovation / Experiential Design

ADC_INV18013M

2018 Innovation Merit Award

Heimat / Hamburg

BSH Huishoudapparaten / Siemens Home Appliances

Siemens artSmellery

Innovation / Experiential Design

ADC_INV18014M

2018 Innovation Merit Award

R/GA / New York

Samsung

Samsung Galaxy S8: Times Square Takeover

Innovation / Experiential Design

ADC_INV18015M

2018 Innovation Merit Award

Ueberall International LLC / Los Angeles + E Ink Corporation / Billerica + International Airport / San Diego

San Diego International Airport Arts Program

DAZZLE

Innovation / Experiential Design

ADC_INV18016M

2018 Brand & Communication Design Merit Award

another design / Guangzhou

Guangdong Museum of Art

2017 Guangzhou Image Triennial

Branding / Branding Systems / Corporate Identity Integrated - Series

ADC_BCD18033M

2018 Brand & Communication Design Merit Award

Collins / San Francisco

The East Cut Community Benefit District

The East Cut

Branding / Branding Systems / Corporate Identity Integrated - Series

ADC_BCD18034M

2018 Brand & Communication Design Merit Award

Jones Knowles Ritchie / New York

Dream

Dream

Branding / Branding Systems / Corporate Identity Integrated - Series

ADC_BCD18035M

2018 Brand & Communication Design Merit Award

Juniper Park/TBWA Communications / Toronto

Miller Coors

Lite Originals

Branding / Branding Systems / Corporate Identity Integrated - Series

ADC_BCD18036M

2018 Typography Merit Award

BOAT / Tokyo

and cosme

BOTCHAN

Typography / Package / Product Typography - Series

ADC_TYP18015M

2018 Typography Merit Award

Grand Deluxe / Matsuyama

Yasuoka Kamaboko

Yasuoka Fishery Rebranding with Swordlike Chinese Character

Typography / Package / Product Typography - Series

ADC_TYP18016M

2018 Advertising Merit Award

Grabarz & Partner / Hamburg

IKEA

Small Space Sitting

Out of Home / Poster - Campaign

ADC_ADV18085M

2018 Advertising Merit Award

Juniper Park\TBWA Communications / Toronto

Miller Coors

Lite Originals

Out of Home / Poster - Campaign

ADC_ADV18086M

2018 Advertising Merit Award

lg2 / Montreal + Consulat / Montreal

Parc Olympique

New advertising platform 2017–2020

Out of Home / Poster - Campaign

ADC_ADV18087M

2018 Publication Design Merit Award

Phaidon / New York / London

Phaidon

The Art of the Erotic

Book Design / Book Jacket - Single

ADC_PUB18018M

2018 Publication Design Merit Award

Regan Arts / New York

Regan Arts

Manly Health and Training, by Walt Whitman

Book Design / Book Jacket - Single

ADC_PUB18019M

2018 Publication Design Merit Award

Stella Giovanni / New York

Rizzoli Publications

Supima The Book

Book Design / Book Jacket - Single

ADC_PUB18020M

2018 Interactive Merit Award

AlmapBBDO / São Paulo

Getty Images

Nosferatu

Online / Mobile / Websites - Single

ADC_INT18062M

2018 Interactive Merit Award

Yahoo Japan Corporation / Tokyo + BIRDMAN inc. / Tokyo + JH Kagaku / Tokyo + TEEMA / Tokyo

Yahoo! JAPAN

History of the Internet

Online / Mobile / Websites - Single

ADC_INT18063M

2018 Photography Merit Award

Jorg Badura / New York + Rafineri / Istanbul, Turkey + Bandaloop Vertical Dance Company / Oakland, CA + Network / Istanbul, Turkey

Network

Launch Image of Network Spring/Summer Collection 2017 Campaign

Photography / Products / Commercial - Single

ADC_PHO18021M

2018 Product Design Merit Award

Cheil Germany GmbH / Schwalbach am Taunus

FEEDitBAG

FEEDitBAG - The First Plastic Bag That Gives Life

Product Design / Sustainable / Eco-Friendly - Series

ADC_PRD18006M

2018 Innovation Merit Award

Tool / Santa Monica + TBWA\Chiat\Day / Los Angeles + The Recording Academy / Los Angeles

The Recording Academy

Play the City | The Recording Academy | 60th GRAMMYs

Innovation / Integrated

ADC_INV18017M

2018 Experiential Design Merit Award

CHE Proximity / Australia

Swann Insurance

Inconvenience Stores

Experiential Design / Installations - Campaign

ADC_EXP18027M

2018 Experiential Design Merit Award

Grabarz & Partner / Hamburg

IKEA

Small Space Sitting

Experiential Design / Installations - Campaign

ADC_EXP18028M

2018 Design for Good Merit Award

McCann Worldgroup India / Mumbai + McCann Health / Delhi

Ministry of Public Health, Afghanistan

The Immunity Charm

Design for Good / Experiential Design - Single

ADC_DFG18021M

2018 Design for Good Merit Award

TBWA\Shanghai / Shanghai

BAO BEI HUI JIA - NGO for Missing Children

A Thread of Hope

Design for Good / Experiential Design - Single

ADC_DFG18022M

2018 Design for Good Merit Award

FCB Chicago / Chicago, IL

Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence

Teddy Gun

Design for Good / Advertising - Single

ADC_DFG18018M

2018 Design for Good Merit Award

McCann / New York

Microsoft

See What's Next

Design for Good / Advertising - Single

ADC_DFG18019M

2018 Brand & Communication Design Merit Award

DENTSU INC. / Tokyo

good mornings Co., Ltd

The Bridge

Branding / Branding Systems / Corporate Identity for Print - Series

ADC_BCD18029M

2018 Brand & Communication Design Merit Award

DENTSU INC. / Tokyo + Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan          / Tokyo

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan

One plus One.

Branding / Branding Systems / Corporate Identity for Print - Series

ADC_BCD18030M

2018 Brand & Communication Design Merit Award

Mintbrand Design / Beijing

751D.PARK

751 International Design Festival

Branding / Branding Systems / Corporate Identity for Print - Series

ADC_BCD18031M

2018 Brand & Communication Design Merit Award

RIMOWA / Cologne + Commission Studio / London + Bureau Borsche / Munich

RIMOWA

A new visual identity for iconic luggage brand RIMOWA

Branding / Branding Systems / Corporate Identity for Print - Series

ADC_BCD18032M

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