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

Missing The Story Agency: Nicolas Ortega / New York Client: Columbia Journalism Review Category: Editorial / Spread - Single
Taste Test Agency: The Times Magazine / New York Client: The New York Times Magazine Category: Editorial / Spread - Single
UCSF Magazine Winter 2019 Agency: Pentagram / Austin Client: University of California San Francisco Category: Editorial / Spread - Single
Fresh Prints - Tomatoes Agency: McCann / Spain + Craft WW / Spain + Havas Media / Barcelona Client: Aldi Category: Press / Newspaper - Single
City of no cars Agency: SERVICEPLAN GERMANY / Munich Client: BMW Group Category: Craft in Video / Cinematography - Single
The Unknown Agency: FCB Brasil / São Paulo + Clube de Criação / São Paulo + Saigon / São Paulo + Evil Twin / São Paulo Client: Clube de Criação Category: Craft in Video / Cinematography - Single
The Seven Worlds Agency: DDB / Paris + RSA Films / London + 75 / Paris + MPC / London Client: Hennessy Category: Craft in Video / Cinematography - Single
The Baptism Agency: DDB / Paris + Henry / Paris + SCHMOOZE / BALLAD / Paris + MIKROS MPC / Paris Client: Ubisoft Category: Craft in Video / Cinematography - Single
The Sun and the Snake Agency: BBDO / New York + MTC Client: Foot Locker Category: Branded Content & Entertainment - Episodic / Web Series
AutoAds Agency: CHE Proximity / Australia Client: carsales.com.au Category: Innovation / Television / Film / Online Video
SINCE 1995 Agency: DENTSU INC. / Tokyo Client: KOBE SHIMBUN Category: Press / Newspaper - Campaign
Audible "Die Juten Sitten - Goldene Zwanziger. Dreckige Wahrheiten." Agency: Kolle Rebbe GmbH / Hamburg Client: Audible GmbH Category: Portraiture / Single
Mother's Day Agency: mcgarrybowen Brasil / São Paulo Client: Special Dog Category: Portraiture / Single
The Shortcut Billboards Agency: SERVICEPLAN GERMANY / Munich Client: BMW AG - MINI Deutschland Category: Environmental Design / Wayfinding System
Petal Paint Agency: Leo Burnett / Sri Lanka + Leo Burnett / Toronto Client: JAT Holdings Category: Design for Good / Photography - Series
Images for Inclusion Agency: VMLY&R / New York + Special Olympics / Washington, D.C. Client: Special Olympics Category: Design for Good / Photography - Series
Refillable Natural Sustainable Deodorant Packaging Design Agency: Deerfield / Brooklyn, New York + Visibility / New York, New York Client: Myro Category: Sustainable / Eco-friendly / Single or Series
Behind the Mac Agency: TBWA\Media Arts Lab / Los Angeles + OMD Worldwide / Los Angeles Client: Apple, Inc. Category: Out of Home / Poster - Single
Only for aesthetic eyes Agency: DENTSU INC. / Tokyo Client: good mornings Co., Ltd Category: Promotional / Booklet / Brochure / Catalog & Press Promotional Kit - Series
Heart of Gold Agency: Ben Johnston / Toronto Client: weliveuphere Category: Environmental / Single
Broadway the Rainbow Agency: DDB / Chicago + Mars Wrigley Confectionery / Hackettstown Client: Mars Wrigley Confectionery Category: Innovation / Direct
Free Democrats "Made of Defeat Agency: HEIMAT, / Berlin + HEIMAT, / Berlin + Mokoh Music / Berlin Client: Fraktion der Freien Demokraten im Deutschen Bundestag Category: Art Direction - Digital / Motion / Digital - Single
Seetroen Agency: BETC / Paris Client: Citroen Category: Durable Goods / Small Appliances - Single or Series
TEA SOCIETY Agency: Black Swan Life Communications Pvt. Ltd. / Mumbai Client: Amar Tea Pvt. Ltd. Category: Product / Commercial / Series
Free Democrats "Made of Defeat – A Photographic Tale." Agency: HEIMAT, / Berlin + HEIMAT, / Berlin + Mokoh Music / Berlin Client: Fraktion der Freien Demokraten im Deutschen Bundestag Category: Product / Commercial / Series
Petal Paint Agency: Leo Burnett / Sri Lanka + Leo Burnett / Toronto Client: JAT Holdings Category: Product / Commercial / Series
4 Key Visuals for the Lycra Advertising Campaign China Agency: Jorg Badura / New York + Lycra / Shanghai + FCB / Shanghai + Bandaloop Vertical Dance Company / Oakland Client: Lycra, China Category: Product / Commercial / Series
Safety Hub Agency: CHE Proximity / Australia + IAG / Sydney Client: IAG Category: Design for Good / Interactive - Campaign
Ace & Tate Copenhagen Agency: Spacon & X / Copenhagen Client: Ace & Tate Category: Spatial Design / Retail Design
The Google Hardware Store Agency: Google / San Francisco + SET / New York City + Deep Local / Los Angeles Client: Google Category: Spatial Design / Retail Design
ISSEY MIYAKE S/S 2018 Window Installation Agency: we+ / TOKYO Client: ISSEY MIYAKE Category: Spatial Design / Retail Design
Art Directors Club Germany "Feed your creativity" Agency: HEIMAT, / Berlin Client: Art Directors Club für Deutschland e.V. Category: Wildcard / Series
The idea Agency: BETC / Paris Client: CANAL+ Category: Television / Film / Online Video / Television - Single
The 100-Year Game Agency: 72andSunny / Los Angeles + Film 47 / Los Angeles Client: National Football League Category: Television / Film / Online Video / Television - Single
Longevity noodle packaging Agency: cc-zendesign brand studio / shenzhen Client: Qishan Fuying dry noodle Co. Ltd. Category: Food / Beverage / Food - Single
Choteng Agency: Linshaobin design / Shantou Client: Shantou Choteng Condiment Co., Ltd. Category: Food / Beverage / Food - Single
Essences of light Agency: MONET space design / Yilan County Client: LIAO Category: Spatial Design / Commercial Building
Play for All Pods Agency: i.d.e.a. / San Diego + JVG / Madrid + MPC / Los Angeles Client: Harrah's Ak-Chin Casino Category: Digital / Series
International Women's Day - Regrets Agency: WeTransfer / Amsterdam Client: WeTransfer Category: Digital / Series
Draw to Art Agency: Google Creative Lab / London Client: Google Arts and Culture Category: Innovation / Experiential Design
Astronaut Reality Helmet Agency: McCann / New York + Framestore / New York + Tomorrow Lab / New York Client: National Geographic Category: Innovation / Experiential Design
David Bowie Is Here Agency: Spotify In-House / New York + UM Worldwide / New York Client: Spotify Category: Innovation / Experiential Design
Uber Toys Agency: DDB / Paris + Art Bridge / Quad Groupe / Paris + Balthazar Lab / Paris Client: Uber Category: Innovation / Experiential Design
Unleash Agency: MPC / Los Angeles + Independent Media / Los Angeles Client: Apple Category: Craft in Motion / Film / Special Effects - Single or Series
Unlock Agency: MPC / Los Angeles + Furlined / Los Angeles Client: Apple Category: Craft in Motion / Film / Special Effects - Single or Series
The Seven Worlds Agency: MPC / London + DDB / Paris + RSA / London Client: Hennessy Category: Craft in Motion / Film / Special Effects - Single or Series
PS Store "Bazaar" Agency: Venables Bell & Partners / San Francisco + MJZ / Los Angeles Client: Sony Playstation Category: Craft in Motion / Film / Special Effects - Single or Series
Walmart "Teddy" Agency: a52 / Santa Monica + Scouts Honour / Toronto + Cossette / Toronto + Saints Editorial / Toronto Client: Walmart Category: Craft in Motion / Film / Special Effects - Single or Series
Le Beck's: The legendary beer can Agency: SERVICEPLAN GERMANY / Munich Client: Beck’s Category: Promotional Materials / Dimensional - Single
Emotional Support Chicken Agency: GSD&M / Austin Client: Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Category: Promotional Materials / Dimensional - Single

2019 Illustration Merit Award

Nicolas Ortega / New York

Columbia Journalism Review

Missing The Story

Editorial / Spread - Single

ADC_ILT19038M

2019 Illustration Merit Award

The Times Magazine / New York

The New York Times Magazine

Taste Test

Editorial / Spread - Single

ADC_ILT19039M

2019 Illustration Merit Award

Pentagram / Austin

University of California San Francisco

UCSF Magazine Winter 2019

Editorial / Spread - Single

ADC_ILT19040M

2019 Advertising Merit Award

McCann / Spain + Craft WW / Spain + Havas Media / Barcelona

Aldi

Fresh Prints - Tomatoes

Press / Newspaper - Single

ADC_ADV19132M

2019 Advertising Merit Award

SERVICEPLAN GERMANY / Munich

BMW Group

City of no cars

Craft in Video / Cinematography - Single

ADC_ADV19105M

2019 Advertising Merit Award

FCB Brasil / São Paulo + Clube de Criação / São Paulo + Saigon / São Paulo + Evil Twin / São Paulo

Clube de Criação

The Unknown

Craft in Video / Cinematography - Single

ADC_ADV19106M

2019 Advertising Merit Award

DDB / Paris + RSA Films / London + 75 / Paris + MPC / London

Hennessy

The Seven Worlds

Craft in Video / Cinematography - Single

ADC_ADV19107M

2019 Advertising Merit Award

DDB / Paris + Henry / Paris + SCHMOOZE / BALLAD / Paris + MIKROS MPC / Paris

Ubisoft

The Baptism

Craft in Video / Cinematography - Single

ADC_ADV19108M

2019 Advertising Merit Award

BBDO / New York + MTC

Foot Locker

The Sun and the Snake

Branded Content & Entertainment - Episodic / Web Series

ADC_ADV19102M

2019 Advertising Merit Award

CHE Proximity / Australia

carsales.com.au

AutoAds

Innovation / Television / Film / Online Video

ADC_ADV19086M

2019 Advertising Merit Award

DENTSU INC. / Tokyo

KOBE SHIMBUN

SINCE 1995

Press / Newspaper - Campaign

ADC_ADV19133M

2019 Photography Merit Award

Kolle Rebbe GmbH / Hamburg

Audible GmbH

Audible "Die Juten Sitten - Goldene Zwanziger. Dreckige Wahrheiten."

Portraiture / Single

ADC_PHO19043M

2019 Photography Merit Award

mcgarrybowen Brasil / São Paulo

Special Dog

Mother's Day

Portraiture / Single

ADC_PHO19044M

2019 Experiential Design Merit Award

SERVICEPLAN GERMANY / Munich

BMW AG - MINI Deutschland

The Shortcut Billboards

Environmental Design / Wayfinding System

ADC_EXP19022M

2019 Photography Merit Award

Leo Burnett / Sri Lanka + Leo Burnett / Toronto

JAT Holdings

Petal Paint

Design for Good / Photography - Series

ADC_PHO19029M

2019 Photography Merit Award

VMLY&R / New York + Special Olympics / Washington, D.C.

Special Olympics

Images for Inclusion

Design for Good / Photography - Series

ADC_PHO19030M

2019 Product Design Merit Award

Deerfield / Brooklyn, New York + Visibility / New York, New York

Myro

Refillable Natural Sustainable Deodorant Packaging Design

Sustainable / Eco-friendly / Single or Series

ADC_PRD19023M

2019 Advertising Merit Award

TBWA\Media Arts Lab / Los Angeles + OMD Worldwide / Los Angeles

Apple, Inc.

Behind the Mac

Out of Home / Poster - Single

ADC_ADV19122M

2019 Brand / Communication Design Merit Award

DENTSU INC. / Tokyo

good mornings Co., Ltd

Only for aesthetic eyes

Promotional / Booklet / Brochure / Catalog & Press Promotional Kit - Series

ADC_BCD19055M

2019 Typography Merit Award

Ben Johnston / Toronto

weliveuphere

Heart of Gold

Environmental / Single

ADC_TYP19011M

2019 Advertising Merit Award

DDB / Chicago + Mars Wrigley Confectionery / Hackettstown

Mars Wrigley Confectionery

Broadway the Rainbow

Innovation / Direct

ADC_ADV19084M

2019 Advertising Merit Award

HEIMAT, / Berlin + HEIMAT, / Berlin + Mokoh Music / Berlin

Fraktion der Freien Demokraten im Deutschen Bundestag

Free Democrats "Made of Defeat

Art Direction - Digital / Motion / Digital - Single

ADC_ADV19087M

2019 Product Design Merit Award

BETC / Paris

Citroen

Seetroen

Durable Goods / Small Appliances - Single or Series

ADC_PRD19022M

2019 Photography Merit Award

Black Swan Life Communications Pvt. Ltd. / Mumbai

Amar Tea Pvt. Ltd.

TEA SOCIETY

Product / Commercial / Series

ADC_PHO19049M

2019 Photography Merit Award

HEIMAT, / Berlin + HEIMAT, / Berlin + Mokoh Music / Berlin

Fraktion der Freien Demokraten im Deutschen Bundestag

Free Democrats "Made of Defeat – A Photographic Tale."

Product / Commercial / Series

ADC_PHO19050M

2019 Photography Merit Award

Leo Burnett / Sri Lanka + Leo Burnett / Toronto

JAT Holdings

Petal Paint

Product / Commercial / Series

ADC_PHO19051M

2019 Photography Merit Award

Jorg Badura / New York + Lycra / Shanghai + FCB / Shanghai + Bandaloop Vertical Dance Company / Oakland

Lycra, China

4 Key Visuals for the Lycra Advertising Campaign China

Product / Commercial / Series

ADC_PHO19052M

2019 Interactive Merit Award

CHE Proximity / Australia + IAG / Sydney

IAG

Safety Hub

Design for Good / Interactive - Campaign

ADC_INT19044M

2019 Spatial Design Merit Award

Spacon & X / Copenhagen

Ace & Tate

Ace & Tate Copenhagen

Spatial Design / Retail Design

ADC_SPL19024M

2019 Spatial Design Merit Award

Google / San Francisco + SET / New York City + Deep Local / Los Angeles

Google

The Google Hardware Store

Spatial Design / Retail Design

ADC_SPL19025M

2019 Spatial Design Merit Award

we+ / TOKYO

ISSEY MIYAKE

ISSEY MIYAKE S/S 2018 Window Installation

Spatial Design / Retail Design

ADC_SPL19026M

2019 Illustration Merit Award

HEIMAT, / Berlin

Art Directors Club für Deutschland e.V.

Art Directors Club Germany "Feed your creativity"

Wildcard / Series

ADC_ILT19053M

2019 Advertising Merit Award

BETC / Paris

CANAL+

The idea

Television / Film / Online Video / Television - Single

ADC_ADV19141M

2019 Advertising Merit Award

72andSunny / Los Angeles + Film 47 / Los Angeles

National Football League

The 100-Year Game

Television / Film / Online Video / Television - Single

ADC_ADV19142M

2019 Packaging Design Merit Award

cc-zendesign brand studio / shenzhen

Qishan Fuying dry noodle Co. Ltd.

Longevity noodle packaging

Food / Beverage / Food - Single

ADC_PKG19025M

2019 Packaging Design Merit Award

Linshaobin design / Shantou

Shantou Choteng Condiment Co., Ltd.

Choteng

Food / Beverage / Food - Single

ADC_PKG19026M

2019 Spatial Design Merit Award

MONET space design / Yilan County

LIAO

Essences of light

Spatial Design / Commercial Building

ADC_SPL19021M

2019 Illustration Merit Award

i.d.e.a. / San Diego + JVG / Madrid + MPC / Los Angeles

Harrah's Ak-Chin Casino

Play for All Pods

Digital / Series

ADC_ILT19035M

2019 Illustration Merit Award

WeTransfer / Amsterdam

WeTransfer

International Women's Day - Regrets

Digital / Series

ADC_ILT19036M

2019 Experiential Design Merit Award

Google Creative Lab / London

Google Arts and Culture

Draw to Art

Innovation / Experiential Design

ADC_EXP19016M

2019 Experiential Design Merit Award

McCann / New York + Framestore / New York + Tomorrow Lab / New York

National Geographic

Astronaut Reality Helmet

Innovation / Experiential Design

ADC_EXP19017M

2019 Experiential Design Merit Award

Spotify In-House / New York + UM Worldwide / New York

Spotify

David Bowie Is Here

Innovation / Experiential Design

ADC_EXP19018M

2019 Experiential Design Merit Award

DDB / Paris + Art Bridge / Quad Groupe / Paris + Balthazar Lab / Paris

Uber

Uber Toys

Innovation / Experiential Design

ADC_EXP19019M

2019 Motion / Film Craft Merit Award

MPC / Los Angeles + Independent Media / Los Angeles

Apple

Unleash

Craft in Motion / Film / Special Effects - Single or Series

ADC_MOT19045M

2019 Motion / Film Craft Merit Award

MPC / Los Angeles + Furlined / Los Angeles

Apple

Unlock

Craft in Motion / Film / Special Effects - Single or Series

ADC_MOT19046M

2019 Motion / Film Craft Merit Award

MPC / London + DDB / Paris + RSA / London

Hennessy

The Seven Worlds

Craft in Motion / Film / Special Effects - Single or Series

ADC_MOT19047M

2019 Motion / Film Craft Merit Award

Venables Bell & Partners / San Francisco + MJZ / Los Angeles

Sony Playstation

PS Store "Bazaar"

Craft in Motion / Film / Special Effects - Single or Series

ADC_MOT19048M

2019 Motion / Film Craft Merit Award

a52 / Santa Monica + Scouts Honour / Toronto + Cossette / Toronto + Saints Editorial / Toronto

Walmart

Walmart "Teddy"

Craft in Motion / Film / Special Effects - Single or Series

ADC_MOT19049M

2019 Advertising Merit Award

SERVICEPLAN GERMANY / Munich

Beck’s

Le Beck's: The legendary beer can

Promotional Materials / Dimensional - Single

ADC_ADV19134M

2019 Advertising Merit Award

GSD&M / Austin

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen

Emotional Support Chicken

Promotional Materials / Dimensional - Single

ADC_ADV19135M

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