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

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
"The Room" Editorial Agency: Karen Weber / Brooklyn Client: Schön! Magazine Category: Spatial Design / Set / Stage Design
The Feed Agency: Magazine / New York Client: New York Magazine Category: Innovation
The New Yorker Animated Series Agency: Joe Donaldson / Sarasota Client: The New Yorker Category: Motion / Film / Short Video - Series
Maurten Unofficial Agency: Akestam Holst NoA / Stockholm Client: Maurten Category: Direct / Wildcard - Single
Wonderful Tools Agency: BUCK / Los Angeles + TBWA\Media Arts Lab / Los Angeles Client: Apple Category: Branded Content / Entertainment - Online Video / Short Form
The adidas Wendejacket „Breaking Walls“ Agency: Jung von Matt AG / Hamburg + 2WEI Music GmbH / Hamburg + adidas / Herzogenaurach Client: adidas Category: Design for Good / Interactive
Fact Avalanche Agency: Sid Lee / Montreal Client: Protect Our Winters Canada Category: Design for Good / Interactive
Instrument of Hope Agency: Publicis North America / New York + SHINE/MSD / Parkland + Harbor / New York Client: SHINE/MSD Category: Design for Good / Interactive
Amazon Prime Video Experience at SDCC Agency: Amazon Prime Video / Santa Monica + Tool / Santa Monica Client: Amazon Prime Video Category: Experiential Design / Live Event
#SayYesToEurope Agency: Kolle Rebbe GmbH / Hamburg Client: Deutsche Lufthansa AG Category: Experiential Design / Live Event
The Most Challenging Pingpong Table Agency: TBWA\HAKUHODO Inc. / Tokyo Client: Japan Para Table Tennis Association Category: Experiential Design / Live Event
Stress Inversion Transformer Agency: Park Pictures LLC / New York Client: Mercedes Category: Experiential Design / Live Event
Theaster Gates Agency: Taylor Castle / Seattle + Tribune / Chicago Client: Chicago Tribune Category: Portraiture / Single
De Niro and Pacino for New York Issue Agency: Variety Magazine / Los Angeles + Robert Festino / Los Angeles Client: Variety Magazine Category: Portraiture / Single
Audi: Tilted World Agency: Philipp und Keuntje / Hamburg + FoxDevil Films / Hamburg + Tracks & Fields / Berlin + nhb / Hamburg Client: AUDI AG Category: Craft in Motion / Film / Cinematography
Train Agency: BBDO / New York + Furlined / Los Angeles Client: BBDO New York Category: Craft in Motion / Film / Cinematography
#LifeChangingPlaces - Ethiopia Agency: Kolle Rebbe GmbH / Hamburg Client: Deutsche Lufthansa AG Category: Craft in Motion / Film / Cinematography
The smart Way Agency: BBDO GmbH / Berlin + BWGTBLD GmbH / Berlin Client: Mercedes-Benz AG / smart Category: Craft in Motion / Film / Cinematography
MINI: THE INNER DRIVE Agency: 360i / New York + MINI USA / Woodcliff Lake, NJ Client: MINI USA Category: Craft in Motion / Film / Cinematography
Jif Bunker Agency: Publicis North America / New York + Hungry Man / New York + Union Editorial / New York + The Mill / New York Client: The J.M. Smucker Company Category: Craft in Motion / Film / Cinematography
A Holiday Reunion Agency: Park Pictures LLC / New York + Goodby Silverstein & Partners / San Francisco Client: Xfinity Category: Craft in Motion / Film / Cinematography
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
Relaate Multi-genre Family Agency: Alexander Slobzheninov / Prague, Czech Republic Client: N/A Category: Typefaces / Font Systems / Single or Series
Right Grotesk Type Family Agency: Alexander Slobzheninov / Prague, Czech Republic + Pangram Pangram Foundry / Montreal, Canada Client: N/A Category: Typefaces / Font Systems / Single or Series
Xia Sans Serif Agency: YINGCHENG SHENG / SUZHOU Client: Flame Design Category: Typefaces / Font Systems / Single or Series
Romie Regular Agency: Margot Lévêque / Paris + Lorenzo Fanton / NYC Client: Margot Lévêque Category: Typefaces / Font Systems / Single or Series
LaFarge Agency: Typetanic Fonts / Chicago Client: Typetanic Fonts Category: Typefaces / Font Systems / Single or Series
Marble: Big Data For Every Child Agency: Jones Knowles Ritchie / New York Client: UNICEF Category: Typefaces / Font Systems / Single or Series
Hotel Tango Packaging Typography Agency: Young & Laramore / Indianapolis Client: Hotel Tango Distillery Category: Package / Product / Series
Senser Spirits -Lift Your Mind and Mood Agency: Magpie Studio / London Client: Senser Spirits Category: Package / Product / Series
COMA – A GettyImages Original Series Agency: AlmapBBDO / Sao Paulo + Getty Images / Sao Paulo Client: Getty Images Category: Branded Content / Entertainment - Episodic / Web Series
Urban Interactions Agency: another design / Guangzhou Client: 2019 Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture Category: Branding / Branding Systems / Identities - Integrated
Identity for Avo Consulting Agency: Bleed Design Studio / Oslo Client: Avo Consulting Category: Branding / Branding Systems / Identities - Integrated
2019 UABB Brand Promotion Identity Agency: another design / Guangzhou Client: Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture (UABB) organizing committee Category: Branding / Branding Systems / Identities - Integrated
An Identity that Unites Oslo Agency: Creuna Norway / Oslo Client: City of Oslo Category: Branding / Branding Systems / Identities - Integrated
Founder Type Design Competition 2020 Agency: Du Xiao / Beijing Client: Foundertype Category: Branding / Branding Systems / Identities - Integrated
Fremtind – Shaping the future of insurance Agency: Scandinavian Design Group / Oslo Client: Fremtind Category: Branding / Branding Systems / Identities - Integrated
Hrímnir Identity Agency: Bold Scandinavia / Oslo Client: Hrímnir Category: Branding / Branding Systems / Identities - Integrated
The Design Vanguard Agency: Sid Lee / Montreal Client: ideo.org Category: Branding / Branding Systems / Identities - Integrated
Matstreif – Norway's largest food festival Agency: Scandinavian Design Group / Oslo Client: Matstreif Category: Branding / Branding Systems / Identities - Integrated
Notpla Agency: Superunion / London + Notpla / London Client: Notpla Category: Branding / Branding Systems / Identities - Integrated

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 Spatial Design Merit Award

Karen Weber / Brooklyn

Schön! Magazine

"The Room" Editorial

Spatial Design / Set / Stage Design

ADC_SPL20_034M

2020 Photography Merit Award

Magazine / New York

New York Magazine

The Feed

Innovation

ADC_PHO20_042M

2020 Motion / Film / Gaming Craft Merit Award

Joe Donaldson / Sarasota

The New Yorker

The New Yorker Animated Series

Motion / Film / Short Video - Series

ADC_MOT20_066M

2020 Advertising Merit Award

Akestam Holst NoA / Stockholm

Maurten

Maurten Unofficial

Direct / Wildcard - Single

ADC_ADV20_092M

2020 Advertising Merit Award

BUCK / Los Angeles + TBWA\Media Arts Lab / Los Angeles

Apple

Wonderful Tools

Branded Content / Entertainment - Online Video / Short Form

ADC_ADV20_074M

2020 Interactive Merit Award

Jung von Matt AG / Hamburg + 2WEI Music GmbH / Hamburg + adidas / Herzogenaurach

adidas

The adidas Wendejacket „Breaking Walls“

Design for Good / Interactive

ADC_DFG20_059M

2020 Interactive Merit Award

Sid Lee / Montreal

Protect Our Winters Canada

Fact Avalanche

Design for Good / Interactive

ADC_DFG20_060M

2020 Interactive Merit Award

Publicis North America / New York + SHINE/MSD / Parkland + Harbor / New York

SHINE/MSD

Instrument of Hope

Design for Good / Interactive

ADC_DFG20_061M

2020 Experiential Design Merit Award

Amazon Prime Video / Santa Monica + Tool / Santa Monica

Amazon Prime Video

Amazon Prime Video Experience at SDCC

Experiential Design / Live Event

ADC_EXP20_043M

2020 Experiential Design Merit Award

Kolle Rebbe GmbH / Hamburg

Deutsche Lufthansa AG

#SayYesToEurope

Experiential Design / Live Event

ADC_EXP20_044M

2020 Experiential Design Merit Award

TBWA\HAKUHODO Inc. / Tokyo

Japan Para Table Tennis Association

The Most Challenging Pingpong Table

Experiential Design / Live Event

ADC_EXP20_045M

2020 Experiential Design Merit Award

Park Pictures LLC / New York

Mercedes

Stress Inversion Transformer

Experiential Design / Live Event

ADC_EXP20_046M

2020 Photography Merit Award

Taylor Castle / Seattle + Tribune / Chicago

Chicago Tribune

Theaster Gates

Portraiture / Single

ADC_PHO20_049M

2020 Photography Merit Award

Variety Magazine / Los Angeles + Robert Festino / Los Angeles

Variety Magazine

De Niro and Pacino for New York Issue

Portraiture / Single

ADC_PHO20_050M

2020 Motion / Film / Gaming Craft Merit Award

Philipp und Keuntje / Hamburg + FoxDevil Films / Hamburg + Tracks & Fields / Berlin + nhb / Hamburg

AUDI AG

Audi: Tilted World

Craft in Motion / Film / Cinematography

ADC_MOT20_043M

2020 Motion / Film / Gaming Craft Merit Award

BBDO / New York + Furlined / Los Angeles

BBDO New York

Train

Craft in Motion / Film / Cinematography

ADC_MOT20_044M

2020 Motion / Film / Gaming Craft Merit Award

Kolle Rebbe GmbH / Hamburg

Deutsche Lufthansa AG

#LifeChangingPlaces - Ethiopia

Craft in Motion / Film / Cinematography

ADC_MOT20_045M

2020 Motion / Film / Gaming Craft Merit Award

BBDO GmbH / Berlin + BWGTBLD GmbH / Berlin

Mercedes-Benz AG / smart

The smart Way

Craft in Motion / Film / Cinematography

ADC_MOT20_046M

2020 Motion / Film / Gaming Craft Merit Award

360i / New York + MINI USA / Woodcliff Lake, NJ

MINI USA

MINI: THE INNER DRIVE

Craft in Motion / Film / Cinematography

ADC_MOT20_047M

2020 Motion / Film / Gaming Craft Merit Award

Publicis North America / New York + Hungry Man / New York + Union Editorial / New York + The Mill / New York

The J.M. Smucker Company

Jif Bunker

Craft in Motion / Film / Cinematography

ADC_MOT20_048M

2020 Motion / Film / Gaming Craft Merit Award

Park Pictures LLC / New York + Goodby Silverstein & Partners / San Francisco

Xfinity

A Holiday Reunion

Craft in Motion / Film / Cinematography

ADC_MOT20_049M

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 Typography Merit Award

Alexander Slobzheninov / Prague, Czech Republic

N/A

Relaate Multi-genre Family

Typefaces / Font Systems / Single or Series

ADC_TYP20_029M

2020 Typography Merit Award

Alexander Slobzheninov / Prague, Czech Republic + Pangram Pangram Foundry / Montreal, Canada

N/A

Right Grotesk Type Family

Typefaces / Font Systems / Single or Series

ADC_TYP20_030M

2020 Typography Merit Award

YINGCHENG SHENG / SUZHOU

Flame Design

Xia Sans Serif

Typefaces / Font Systems / Single or Series

ADC_TYP20_031M

2020 Typography Merit Award

Margot Lévêque / Paris + Lorenzo Fanton / NYC

Margot Lévêque

Romie Regular

Typefaces / Font Systems / Single or Series

ADC_TYP20_032M

2020 Typography Merit Award

Typetanic Fonts / Chicago

Typetanic Fonts

LaFarge

Typefaces / Font Systems / Single or Series

ADC_TYP20_033M

2020 Typography Merit Award

Jones Knowles Ritchie / New York

UNICEF

Marble: Big Data For Every Child

Typefaces / Font Systems / Single or Series

ADC_TYP20_034M

2020 Typography Merit Award

Young & Laramore / Indianapolis

Hotel Tango Distillery

Hotel Tango Packaging Typography

Package / Product / Series

ADC_TYP20_026M

2020 Typography Merit Award

Magpie Studio / London

Senser Spirits

Senser Spirits -Lift Your Mind and Mood

Package / Product / Series

ADC_TYP20_027M

2020 Advertising Merit Award

AlmapBBDO / Sao Paulo + Getty Images / Sao Paulo

Getty Images

COMA – A GettyImages Original Series

Branded Content / Entertainment - Episodic / Web Series

ADC_ADV20_076M

2020 Brand / Communication Design Merit Award

another design / Guangzhou

2019 Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture

Urban Interactions

Branding / Branding Systems / Identities - Integrated

ADC_BCD20_029M

2020 Brand / Communication Design Merit Award

Bleed Design Studio / Oslo

Avo Consulting

Identity for Avo Consulting

Branding / Branding Systems / Identities - Integrated

ADC_BCD20_030M

2020 Brand / Communication Design Merit Award

another design / Guangzhou

Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture (UABB) organizing committee

2019 UABB Brand Promotion Identity

Branding / Branding Systems / Identities - Integrated

ADC_BCD20_031M

2020 Brand / Communication Design Merit Award

Creuna Norway / Oslo

City of Oslo

An Identity that Unites Oslo

Branding / Branding Systems / Identities - Integrated

ADC_BCD20_032M

2020 Brand / Communication Design Merit Award

Du Xiao / Beijing

Foundertype

Founder Type Design Competition 2020

Branding / Branding Systems / Identities - Integrated

ADC_BCD20_033M

2020 Brand / Communication Design Merit Award

Scandinavian Design Group / Oslo

Fremtind

Fremtind – Shaping the future of insurance

Branding / Branding Systems / Identities - Integrated

ADC_BCD20_034M

2020 Brand / Communication Design Merit Award

Bold Scandinavia / Oslo

Hrímnir

Hrímnir Identity

Branding / Branding Systems / Identities - Integrated

ADC_BCD20_035M

2020 Brand / Communication Design Merit Award

Sid Lee / Montreal

ideo.org

The Design Vanguard

Branding / Branding Systems / Identities - Integrated

ADC_BCD20_036M

2020 Brand / Communication Design Merit Award

Scandinavian Design Group / Oslo

Matstreif

Matstreif – Norway's largest food festival

Branding / Branding Systems / Identities - Integrated

ADC_BCD20_037M

2020 Brand / Communication Design Merit Award

Superunion / London + Notpla / London

Notpla

Notpla

Branding / Branding Systems / Identities - Integrated

ADC_BCD20_038M

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