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
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
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
C-MOJI Agency: Yidong Cai / Shanghai Client: Yidong cai Category: Personal / Unpublished / Series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
‘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
Moving Agency: Eugenia Mello / Brooklyn Client: Victionary Category: Book / 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 Times Magazine / New York Client: The New York Times Magazine Category: Editorial / Front Page - Single
Flavor Drop Agency: 360i / New York + Truly Hard Seltzer / Boston Client: Truly Hard Seltzer Category: Packaging / 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
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
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
Parade of six-armed Maṇi-Padme Agency: Te Hu / San Francisco Client: Self-Promotion Category: Personal / Unpublished / 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
Bauhaus Everywhere Agency: Google Brand Studio / London + Animade / London + Jungle Studios / London Client: Google Arts and Culture Category: Animation / Series
Yusra Swims Agency: Creative Editions / Mankato + Sally Deng / Los Angeles Client: Creative Editions Category: Book / Single
TOKYO MOTOR SHOW 2019 Agency: Dentsu Inc. / Tokyo + ADBRAIN Inc. / Tokyo + TYO MONSTER / Tokyo + Dentsu Live Inc. / Tokyo Client: Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, Inc. (JAMA) Category: Wildcard / Series
Planet or Plastic? Agency: Pixel Square / Rio de Janeiro + Saatchi & Saatchi / Dubai Client: national geographic Category: Wildcard / Series
Royal Mail: Curious Customs stamps Agency: NB Studio / London + Royal Mail LTD / London Client: Royal Mail LTD Category: Wildcard / Series
Diversity in Disaster Preparation Agency: Dentsu Inc. / Tokyo + Dentsu Digital Inc. / Tokyo + TYO Inc. / Tokyo + AID-DCC Inc. / Tokyo Client: Yahoo Japan Corporation Category: Wildcard / Series
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
A man in hat Agency: Woshi Bai / Shanghai Client: N/A Category: Personal / Unpublished / Series
Dreams Add Up Agency: Harrison & Star / New York Client: Dream Foundation Category: Digital / Series
88 Reasons Agency: Geometry Ogilvy Japan / Tokyo Client: JFOODO Category: Digital / Series
Feelings Agency: YU ZHANG / Shanghai Client: Personal Category: Digital / Series
Guess Which Book Is It? Agency: The Nine / Shanghai Client: Yan Ji You Bookstores Category: Digital / Series
The Powerful Human Battery Agency: The Nine / Shanghai Client: Nanfu Battery Category: Packaging / Series
Senser Spirits -Lift Your Mind and Mood Agency: Magpie Studio / London Client: Senser Spirits Category: Packaging / Series
The Vilcek Prize for Excellence Agency: Sagmeister & Walsh / New York + Vilcek Foundation / New York Client: The Vilcek Foundation Category: Packaging / Series
Wynwood Fox Agency: Oscar Bastidas / Brooklyn Client: Wynwood Brewing Category: Packaging / Series
“SHISEIDO KARAKUSA” Agency: Shiseido Company, Limited / Tokyo + DENTSU INC. / Tokyo + Hakuten Corporation / Tokyo, Japan Client: Shiseido Company, Limited Category: Innovation
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

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

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 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 Silver Cube

Yidong Cai / Shanghai

Yidong cai

C-MOJI

Personal / Unpublished / Series

ADC_ILT20_024S

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

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

Eugenia Mello / Brooklyn

Victionary

Moving

Book / Series

ADC_ILT20_009S

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 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

360i / New York + Truly Hard Seltzer / Boston

Truly Hard Seltzer

Flavor Drop

Packaging / Single

ADC_ILT20_021B

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

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

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

Te Hu / San Francisco

Self-Promotion

Parade of six-armed Maṇi-Padme

Personal / Unpublished / Single

ADC_ILT20_023B

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

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

Google Arts and Culture

Bauhaus Everywhere

Animation / Series

ADC_ILT20_006B

2020 Illustration Bronze Cube

Creative Editions / Mankato + Sally Deng / Los Angeles

Creative Editions

Yusra Swims

Book / Single

ADC_ILT20_007B

2020 Illustration Merit Award

Dentsu Inc. / Tokyo + ADBRAIN Inc. / Tokyo + TYO MONSTER / Tokyo + Dentsu Live Inc. / Tokyo

Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, Inc. (JAMA)

TOKYO MOTOR SHOW 2019

Wildcard / Series

ADC_ILT20_067M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

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

national geographic

Planet or Plastic?

Wildcard / Series

ADC_ILT20_068M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

NB Studio / London + Royal Mail LTD / London

Royal Mail LTD

Royal Mail: Curious Customs stamps

Wildcard / Series

ADC_ILT20_069M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

Dentsu Inc. / Tokyo + Dentsu Digital Inc. / Tokyo + TYO Inc. / Tokyo + AID-DCC Inc. / Tokyo

Yahoo Japan Corporation

Diversity in Disaster Preparation

Wildcard / Series

ADC_ILT20_070M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

Bloomberg LP / New York + Bloomberg Markets / New York

Bloomberg LP

Bloomberg Markets covers

Editorial / Front Page - Series

ADC_ILT20_043M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

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 Award

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 Award

Woshi Bai / Shanghai

N/A

A man in hat

Personal / Unpublished / Series

ADC_ILT20_065M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

Harrison & Star / New York

Dream Foundation

Dreams Add Up

Digital / Series

ADC_ILT20_036M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

Geometry Ogilvy Japan / Tokyo

JFOODO

88 Reasons

Digital / Series

ADC_ILT20_037M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

YU ZHANG / Shanghai

Personal

Feelings

Digital / Series

ADC_ILT20_038M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

The Nine / Shanghai

Yan Ji You Bookstores

Guess Which Book Is It?

Digital / Series

ADC_ILT20_039M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

The Nine / Shanghai

Nanfu Battery

The Powerful Human Battery

Packaging / Series

ADC_ILT20_059M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

Magpie Studio / London

Senser Spirits

Senser Spirits -Lift Your Mind and Mood

Packaging / Series

ADC_ILT20_060M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

Sagmeister & Walsh / New York + Vilcek Foundation / New York

The Vilcek Foundation

The Vilcek Prize for Excellence

Packaging / Series

ADC_ILT20_061M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

Oscar Bastidas / Brooklyn

Wynwood Brewing

Wynwood Fox

Packaging / Series

ADC_ILT20_062M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

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

Shiseido Company, Limited

“SHISEIDO KARAKUSA”

Innovation

ADC_ILT20_056M

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

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