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

Truck Art Childfinder Agency: Impact BBDO / Dubai + BBDO Pakistan / Lahore + Samar Minallah Khan / Islamabad Client: Berger Paints Category: Design for Good / Illustration - Series
FLIGHT OF THE CLOTILDA Agency: Kadir Nelson / Los Angeles + National Geographic / Washington DC Client: National Geographic Category: Editorial / Front Page - Single
All The Moods Agency: Spotify In-House / New York Client: Spotify Category: Animation / Single
Muito Esquisito Agency: Casa Rex / São Paulo Client: Pulo do Gato Category: Book / Series
Lessons in Herstory Agency: Goodby Silverstein & Partners / San Francisco + GS&P Social / San Francisco + GS&P Labs / San Francisco + ELevel / San Francisco Client: Daughters of the Evolution Category: Digital / Series
Us Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Agency: Edward Kinsella Illustration / Saint Louis + Waxwork Records / New Orleans Client: Waxwork Records Category: Packaging / Series
Creativity for All Agency: Goodby Silverstein & Partners / San Francisco + Buck / Toronto + One Union / San Francisco Client: Adobe Category: Animation / Single
"Velvet Buzzsaw" Main Title Agency: Elastic / Santa Monica + Niel Kellerhouse / Los Angeles Client: Netflix Category: Animation / Single
Moving Agency: Eugenia Mello / Brooklyn Client: Victionary Category: Book / Series
‘Human Scum’ and Trump’s Tortured English Agency: Nicolas Ortega / New York + The Times Magazine / New York Client: The New York Times Category: Editorial / Spread - Single
The Art of Storytelling Agency: Gallegos United / Los Angeles Client: Comcast Category: Promotional / Collateral / Series
C-MOJI Agency: Yidong Cai / Shanghai Client: Yidong cai Category: Personal / Unpublished / Series
All The Moods Agency: Spotify In-House / New York Client: Spotify Category: Animation / Series
Staffless Libraries Agency: Head Gear Animation / Toronto Client: Toronto Public Library Workers Union Category: Animation / Series
Putting a Price on the End of the World Agency: The New York Times Magazine / New York Client: The New York Times Magazine Category: Editorial / Front Page - Single
Yusra Swims Agency: Creative Editions / Mankato + Sally Deng / Los Angeles Client: Creative Editions Category: Book / Single
THE ART OF TATSURO KIUCHI Agency: Tatsuro Kiuchi / Tokyo + Genkosha / Tokyo Client: Genkosha Category: Book / Series
Anansi Boys Agency: The Folio Society / London + Francis Vallejo / Detroit Client: The Folio Society Category: Book / Series
THE TIGER IN MY YARD Agency: YUKE LI / New York Client: YUKE Category: Book / Series
LEONARDO DAVID Agency: Airbnb Magazine / New York Client: AIR B N B MAGAZINE Category: Editorial / Spread - Single
Letter From Rome Agency: Airbnb Magazine / New York + Airbnb / San Francisco Client: Airbnb Category: Editorial / Spread - Single
Plastic Legacy Agency: Philipp und Keuntje / Berlin + Carioca Studio / Budapest Client: Greenpeace Category: Design for Good / Illustration - Series
Planet or Plastic? Agency: Square Pixel / Rio de Janeiro + Saatchi & Saatchi / Dubai Client: National Geographic Category: Design for Good / Illustration - Series
#VaccinesWork Agency: RPA / Santa Monica Client: Unicef Globle Category: Design for Good / Illustration - Series
Flavor Drop Agency: 360i / New York + Truly Hard Seltzer / Boston Client: Truly Hard Seltzer Category: Packaging / Single
Parade of six-armed Maṇi-Padme Agency: Te Hu / San Francisco Client: Self-Promotion Category: Personal / Unpublished / Single
KAKUICHI YOKOCHO Agency: IC4DESIGN / Hiroshima Client: HIROSHIMA KAKUICHI YOKOCHO Category: Digital / Single
What Parents Can Do About Gendered Toys Agency: Ran Zheng / Jersey City + NPR / Washington, D.C. Client: NPR Category: Digital / Single
Bauhaus Everywhere Agency: Google Brand Studio / London + Animade / London + Jungle Studios / London Client: Google Arts and Culture Category: Animation / Series
50 Years of Pride Agency: Sunday Afternoon / New York + The Times Magazine / New York Client: New York Times Category: Editorial / Front Page - Single
Deconstructing Bong Joon-ho Agency: Nicole Rifkin / Jersey City + The Times Magazine / New York Client: The New York Times Category: Editorial / Front Page - Single
ART CONNOISSEURS Agency: The er / New York Client: THE NEW YORKER Category: Editorial / Front Page - Single
Carol H. Williams and the Rejected Script Agency: FCB / Chicago + Lord + Thomas / Chicago + FCB Global / New York + Ad Age / New York Client: Ad Age Category: Animation / Single
adidas Z.N.E. Agency: TBWA / Shanghai Client: adidas China Category: Animation / Single
Padel World Tour 2019 Agency: Giant Ant / Vancouver + Smäll / Barcelona Client: Estrella Damm Category: Animation / Single
Bauhaus Everywhere Agency: Google Brand Studio / London + Animade / London + Jungle Studios / London Client: Google Arts and Culture Category: Animation / Single
Shaw Contract - Smarter Impact Agency: Studio Bliink / Brighton + Yukai Du / London Client: Shaw Contract Category: Animation / Single
Every U Does Good Campaign Agency: Anomaly / London + The Line / London Client: Unilever Category: Animation / Single
THE UNDEFEATED Agency: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN / New York Client: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN/VERSIFY Category: Book / Single
SHARAN Agency: IC4DESIGN / Hiroshima + Hakuhodo Product's Inc. / Tokyo Client: VOLKSWAGEN Group Japan Category: Book / Series
Gucci Tiger Agency: Marc Burckhardt / Austin + Gucci / Milan Client: Gucci Category: Promotional / Collateral / Single
Neo Japan To The World Agency: SIX INC. / Tokyo + Hakuhodo / Tokyo + Headlight / Tokyo Client: Sony Interactive Entertainment Category: Promotional / Collateral / Single
Enchanted Lands Agency: Airbnb Magazine / New York + Airbnb / San Francisco Client: Airbnb Magazine Category: Editorial / Spread - Single
What The U.S. Gets Wrong About China Agency: Nicolas Ortega / New York + Barron's / New York Client: Barron's Category: Editorial / Spread - Single
Beating the Bounds: The Case for Ethical Borders Agency: Leonardo Santamaria / Los Angeles + Believer Magazine / Las Vegas Client: Believer Magazine Category: Editorial / Spread - Single
Control Agency: Dan Bejar Illustration / Brooklyn + Imagination / Washington DC Client: Engineering Inc. Magazine Category: Editorial / Spread - Single
My Sister, Myself Agency: Leonardo Santamaria / Los Angeles + O, The Oprah Magazine / New York City Client: O, The Oprah Magazine Category: Editorial / Spread - Single
Harvey Weinstein Convicted Agency: Brian Stauffer Illustration + Animation / Novato + The New York Times Magazine / NYC Client: The New York Times Category: Editorial / Spread - Single
One Small Step Agency: Estudio Javier Jaen / Barcelona Client: The New York Times Category: Editorial / Spread - Single
Athleisure Time Agency: Igor Bastidas Studio / Brooklyn + The er / New York Client: The New Yorker Category: Editorial / Spread - Single

2020 Illustration Gold Cube

Impact BBDO / Dubai + BBDO Pakistan / Lahore + Samar Minallah Khan / Islamabad

Berger Paints

Truck Art Childfinder

Design for Good / Illustration - Series

ADC_DFG20_001G

2020 Illustration Gold Cube

Kadir Nelson / Los Angeles + National Geographic / Washington DC

National Geographic

FLIGHT OF THE CLOTILDA

Editorial / Front Page - Single

ADC_ILT20_016G

2020 Illustration Gold Cube

Spotify In-House / New York

Spotify

All The Moods

Animation / Single

ADC_ILT20_001G

2020 Illustration Gold Cube

Casa Rex / São Paulo

Pulo do Gato

Muito Esquisito

Book / Series

ADC_ILT20_008G

2020 Illustration Gold Cube

Goodby Silverstein & Partners / San Francisco + GS&P Social / San Francisco + GS&P Labs / San Francisco + ELevel / San Francisco

Daughters of the Evolution

Lessons in Herstory

Digital / Series

ADC_ILT20_015G

2020 Illustration Gold Cube

Edward Kinsella Illustration / Saint Louis + Waxwork Records / New Orleans

Waxwork Records

Us Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Packaging / Series

ADC_ILT20_022G

2020 Illustration Silver Cube

Goodby Silverstein & Partners / San Francisco + Buck / Toronto + One Union / San Francisco

Adobe

Creativity for All

Animation / Single

ADC_ILT20_002S

2020 Illustration Silver Cube

Elastic / Santa Monica + Niel Kellerhouse / Los Angeles

Netflix

"Velvet Buzzsaw" Main Title

Animation / Single

ADC_ILT20_003S

2020 Illustration Silver Cube

Eugenia Mello / Brooklyn

Victionary

Moving

Book / Series

ADC_ILT20_009S

2020 Illustration Silver Cube

Nicolas Ortega / New York + The Times Magazine / New York

The New York Times

‘Human Scum’ and Trump’s Tortured English

Editorial / Spread - Single

ADC_ILT20_018S

2020 Illustration Silver Cube

Gallegos United / Los Angeles

Comcast

The Art of Storytelling

Promotional / Collateral / Series

ADC_ILT20_025S

2020 Illustration Silver Cube

Yidong Cai / Shanghai

Yidong cai

C-MOJI

Personal / Unpublished / Series

ADC_ILT20_024S

2020 Illustration Silver Cube

Spotify In-House / New York

Spotify

All The Moods

Animation / Series

ADC_ILT20_004S

2020 Illustration Silver Cube

Head Gear Animation / Toronto

Toronto Public Library Workers Union

Staffless Libraries

Animation / Series

ADC_ILT20_005S

2020 Illustration Bronze Cube

The New York Times Magazine / New York

The New York Times Magazine

Putting a Price on the End of the World

Editorial / Front Page - Single

ADC_ILT20_017B

2020 Illustration Bronze Cube

Creative Editions / Mankato + Sally Deng / Los Angeles

Creative Editions

Yusra Swims

Book / Single

ADC_ILT20_007B

2020 Illustration Bronze Cube

Tatsuro Kiuchi / Tokyo + Genkosha / Tokyo

Genkosha

THE ART OF TATSURO KIUCHI

Book / Series

ADC_ILT20_010B

2020 Illustration Bronze Cube

The Folio Society / London + Francis Vallejo / Detroit

The Folio Society

Anansi Boys

Book / Series

ADC_ILT20_011B

2020 Illustration Bronze Cube

YUKE LI / New York

YUKE

THE TIGER IN MY YARD

Book / Series

ADC_ILT20_012B

2020 Illustration Bronze Cube

Airbnb Magazine / New York

AIR B N B MAGAZINE

LEONARDO DAVID

Editorial / Spread - Single

ADC_ILT20_019B

2020 Illustration Bronze Cube

Airbnb Magazine / New York + Airbnb / San Francisco

Airbnb

Letter From Rome

Editorial / Spread - Single

ADC_ILT20_020B

2020 Illustration Bronze Cube

Philipp und Keuntje / Berlin + Carioca Studio / Budapest

Greenpeace

Plastic Legacy

Design for Good / Illustration - Series

ADC_DFG20_022B

2020 Illustration Bronze Cube

Square Pixel / Rio de Janeiro + Saatchi & Saatchi / Dubai

National Geographic

Planet or Plastic?

Design for Good / Illustration - Series

ADC_DFG20_023B

2020 Illustration Bronze Cube

RPA / Santa Monica

Unicef Globle

#VaccinesWork

Design for Good / Illustration - Series

ADC_DFG20_024B

2020 Illustration Bronze Cube

360i / New York + Truly Hard Seltzer / Boston

Truly Hard Seltzer

Flavor Drop

Packaging / Single

ADC_ILT20_021B

2020 Illustration Bronze Cube

Te Hu / San Francisco

Self-Promotion

Parade of six-armed Maṇi-Padme

Personal / Unpublished / Single

ADC_ILT20_023B

2020 Illustration Bronze Cube

IC4DESIGN / Hiroshima

HIROSHIMA KAKUICHI YOKOCHO

KAKUICHI YOKOCHO

Digital / Single

ADC_ILT20_013B

2020 Illustration Bronze Cube

Ran Zheng / Jersey City + NPR / Washington, D.C.

NPR

What Parents Can Do About Gendered Toys

Digital / Single

ADC_ILT20_014B

2020 Illustration Bronze Cube

Google Brand Studio / London + Animade / London + Jungle Studios / London

Google Arts and Culture

Bauhaus Everywhere

Animation / Series

ADC_ILT20_006B

2020 Illustration Merit Award

Sunday Afternoon / New York + The Times Magazine / New York

New York Times

50 Years of Pride

Editorial / Front Page - Single

ADC_ILT20_040M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

Nicole Rifkin / Jersey City + The Times Magazine / New York

The New York Times

Deconstructing Bong Joon-ho

Editorial / Front Page - Single

ADC_ILT20_041M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

The er / New York

THE NEW YORKER

ART CONNOISSEURS

Editorial / Front Page - Single

ADC_ILT20_042M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

FCB / Chicago + Lord + Thomas / Chicago + FCB Global / New York + Ad Age / New York

Ad Age

Carol H. Williams and the Rejected Script

Animation / Single

ADC_ILT20_026M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

TBWA / Shanghai

adidas China

adidas Z.N.E.

Animation / Single

ADC_ILT20_027M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

Giant Ant / Vancouver + Smäll / Barcelona

Estrella Damm

Padel World Tour 2019

Animation / Single

ADC_ILT20_028M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

Google Brand Studio / London + Animade / London + Jungle Studios / London

Google Arts and Culture

Bauhaus Everywhere

Animation / Single

ADC_ILT20_029M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

Studio Bliink / Brighton + Yukai Du / London

Shaw Contract

Shaw Contract - Smarter Impact

Animation / Single

ADC_ILT20_030M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

Anomaly / London + The Line / London

Unilever

Every U Does Good Campaign

Animation / Single

ADC_ILT20_031M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

HOUGHTON MIFFLIN / New York

HOUGHTON MIFFLIN/VERSIFY

THE UNDEFEATED

Book / Single

ADC_ILT20_033M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

IC4DESIGN / Hiroshima + Hakuhodo Product's Inc. / Tokyo

VOLKSWAGEN Group Japan

SHARAN

Book / Series

ADC_ILT20_034M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

Marc Burckhardt / Austin + Gucci / Milan

Gucci

Gucci Tiger

Promotional / Collateral / Single

ADC_ILT20_071M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

SIX INC. / Tokyo + Hakuhodo / Tokyo + Headlight / Tokyo

Sony Interactive Entertainment

Neo Japan To The World

Promotional / Collateral / Single

ADC_ILT20_072M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

Airbnb Magazine / New York + Airbnb / San Francisco

Airbnb Magazine

Enchanted Lands

Editorial / Spread - Single

ADC_ILT20_046M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

Nicolas Ortega / New York + Barron's / New York

Barron's

What The U.S. Gets Wrong About China

Editorial / Spread - Single

ADC_ILT20_047M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

Leonardo Santamaria / Los Angeles + Believer Magazine / Las Vegas

Believer Magazine

Beating the Bounds: The Case for Ethical Borders

Editorial / Spread - Single

ADC_ILT20_048M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

Dan Bejar Illustration / Brooklyn + Imagination / Washington DC

Engineering Inc. Magazine

Control

Editorial / Spread - Single

ADC_ILT20_049M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

Leonardo Santamaria / Los Angeles + O, The Oprah Magazine / New York City

O, The Oprah Magazine

My Sister, Myself

Editorial / Spread - Single

ADC_ILT20_050M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

Brian Stauffer Illustration + Animation / Novato + The New York Times Magazine / NYC

The New York Times

Harvey Weinstein Convicted

Editorial / Spread - Single

ADC_ILT20_051M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

Estudio Javier Jaen / Barcelona

The New York Times

One Small Step

Editorial / Spread - Single

ADC_ILT20_052M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

Igor Bastidas Studio / Brooklyn + The er / New York

The New Yorker

Athleisure Time

Editorial / Spread - Single

ADC_ILT20_053M

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