ADC Awards

The ADC Annual Awards is the oldest continuously running industry award show in the world. Now in its incredible 102nd year, these awards celebrate the very best in advertising, digital media, graphic and publication design, packaging and product design, motion, experiential and spatial design, photography, illustration and fashion design all with a focus on artistry and craftsmanship.

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
Muito Esquisito Agency: Casa Rex / São Paulo Client: Pulo do Gato Category: Book / Series
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
Us Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Agency: Edward Kinsella Illustration / Saint Louis + Waxwork Records / New Orleans Client: Waxwork Records Category: Packaging / 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
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
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
C-MOJI Agency: Yidong Cai / Shanghai Client: Yidong cai Category: Personal / Unpublished / Series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
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
Flavor Drop Agency: 360i / New York + Truly Hard Seltzer / Boston Client: Truly Hard Seltzer Category: Packaging / 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
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
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
Parade of six-armed Maṇi-Padme Agency: Te Hu / San Francisco Client: Self-Promotion Category: Personal / Unpublished / Single
Yusra Swims Agency: Creative Editions / Mankato + Sally Deng / Los Angeles Client: Creative Editions Category: Book / Single
Bauhaus Everywhere Agency: Google Brand Studio / London + Animade / London + Jungle Studios / London Client: Google Arts and Culture Category: Animation / Series
The New Yorker's Film and Theatre Reviews Agency: Leonardo Santamaria / Los Angeles + The New Yorker / New York City Client: The New Yorker Category: Editorial / Spread - Series
SHARAN Agency: IC4DESIGN / Hiroshima + Hakuhodo Product's Inc. / Tokyo Client: VOLKSWAGEN Group Japan Category: Book / Series
Seeds of dreams Agency: Tribal / Paris + L'Occitane / Paris + MERCI-MICHEL / Paris Client: L'Occitane Category: Digital / Single
Gucci Tiger Agency: Marc Burckhardt / Austin + Gucci / Milan Client: Gucci Category: Promotional / Collateral / Single
Neo Japan To The World Agency: SIX INC. / Tokyo + Hakuhodo Inc. / 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
Student Debt Agency: Till Lauer / Lucerne + The New Yorker / New York City Client: The New Yorker Category: Editorial / Spread - Single
“SHISEIDO KARAKUSA” Agency: Shiseido Company, Limited / Tokyo + DENTSU INC. / Tokyo + Hakuten Corporation / Tokyo, Japan Client: Shiseido Company, Limited Category: Innovation
Bloomberg Markets covers Agency: Bloomberg LP / New York + Bloomberg Markets / New York Client: Bloomberg LP Category: Editorial / Front Page - Series
Cover Artworks for The New Yorker Agency: Tom Gauld / London / UK + The New Yorker / New York / USA Client: The New Yorker Category: Editorial / Front Page - Series
Washington Post Spring Cleaning 11th Annual Agency: Party of One Studio / Brooklyn + Washington Post / Washington DC Client: Washington Post Category: Editorial / Front Page - Series
Gutenberg Press Agency: DDB GROUP GERMANY / Berlin Client: Reporters Without Borders Category: Design for Good / Illustration - Series
No Way In Agency: TAXI / Toronto/Montreal/Vancouver/New York + Rick Hansen Foundation / Richmond/Canada Client: Rick Hansen Foundation Category: Design for Good / Illustration - Series

2020 Illustration Best of Discipline 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

Casa Rex / São Paulo

Pulo do Gato

Muito Esquisito

Book / Series

ADC_ILT20_008G

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

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

Waxwork Records

Us Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Packaging / Series

ADC_ILT20_022G

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 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

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

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

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

360i / New York + Truly Hard Seltzer / Boston

Truly Hard Seltzer

Flavor Drop

Packaging / Single

ADC_ILT20_021B

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

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

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

Te Hu / San Francisco

Self-Promotion

Parade of six-armed Maṇi-Padme

Personal / Unpublished / Single

ADC_ILT20_023B

2020 Illustration Bronze Cube

Creative Editions / Mankato + Sally Deng / Los Angeles

Creative Editions

Yusra Swims

Book / Single

ADC_ILT20_007B

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 Honor

Leonardo Santamaria / Los Angeles + The New Yorker / New York City

The New Yorker

The New Yorker's Film and Theatre Reviews

Editorial / Spread - Series

ADC_ILT20_055M

2020 Illustration Merit Honor

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

VOLKSWAGEN Group Japan

SHARAN

Book / Series

ADC_ILT20_034M

2020 Illustration Merit Honor

Tribal / Paris + L'Occitane / Paris + MERCI-MICHEL / Paris

L'Occitane

Seeds of dreams

Digital / Single

ADC_ILT20_035M

2020 Illustration Merit Honor

Marc Burckhardt / Austin + Gucci / Milan

Gucci

Gucci Tiger

Promotional / Collateral / Single

ADC_ILT20_071M

2020 Illustration Merit Honor

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

Sony Interactive Entertainment

Neo Japan To The World

Promotional / Collateral / Single

ADC_ILT20_072M

2020 Illustration Merit Honor

Airbnb Magazine / New York + Airbnb / San Francisco

Airbnb Magazine

Enchanted Lands

Editorial / Spread - Single

ADC_ILT20_046M

2020 Illustration Merit Honor

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 Honor

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 Honor

Dan Bejar Illustration / Brooklyn + Imagination / Washington DC

Engineering Inc. Magazine

Control

Editorial / Spread - Single

ADC_ILT20_049M

2020 Illustration Merit Honor

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 Honor

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 Honor

Estudio Javier Jaen / Barcelona

The New York Times

One Small Step

Editorial / Spread - Single

ADC_ILT20_052M

2020 Illustration Merit Honor

Igor Bastidas Studio / Brooklyn + The er / New York

The New Yorker

Athleisure Time

Editorial / Spread - Single

ADC_ILT20_053M

2020 Illustration Merit Honor

Till Lauer / Lucerne + The New Yorker / New York City

The New Yorker

Student Debt

Editorial / Spread - Single

ADC_ILT20_054M

2020 Illustration Merit Honor

Shiseido Company, Limited / Tokyo + DENTSU INC. / Tokyo + Hakuten Corporation / Tokyo, Japan

Shiseido Company, Limited

“SHISEIDO KARAKUSA”

Innovation

ADC_ILT20_056M

2020 Illustration Merit Honor

Bloomberg LP / New York + Bloomberg Markets / New York

Bloomberg LP

Bloomberg Markets covers

Editorial / Front Page - Series

ADC_ILT20_043M

2020 Illustration Merit Honor

Tom Gauld / London / UK + The New Yorker / New York / USA

The New Yorker

Cover Artworks for The New Yorker

Editorial / Front Page - Series

ADC_ILT20_044M

2020 Illustration Merit Honor

Party of One Studio / Brooklyn + Washington Post / Washington DC

Washington Post

Washington Post Spring Cleaning 11th Annual

Editorial / Front Page - Series

ADC_ILT20_045M

2020 Illustration Merit Honor

DDB GROUP GERMANY / Berlin

Reporters Without Borders

Gutenberg Press

Design for Good / Illustration - Series

ADC_DFG20_053M

2020 Illustration Merit Honor

TAXI / Toronto/Montreal/Vancouver/New York + Rick Hansen Foundation / Richmond/Canada

Rick Hansen Foundation

No Way In

Design for Good / Illustration - Series

ADC_DFG20_054M

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