ADC Awards

The ADC Annual Awards is the oldest continuously running industry award show in the world. Now in its incredible 101st 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

State of Respect Agency: Conquistadors / New York + Hugo & Marie / New York + Versus / New York + Closer & Closer / Los Angeles Client: New York State MTA Category: Design for Good / Brand / Communication Design - Series
Nostalgic Film Locations Agency: AARP Instagram Client: AARP Category: Social Media / Series
The Embrace Agency: Simone Noronha Client: - Category: Personal / Unpublished / Passion Project / Single
Right Now Agency: Giant Ant / Vancouver + Ambrose Yu Client: Giant Ant Category: Personal / Unpublished / Passion Project / Single
Drowned Requiem Agency: fischerAppelt / Philipp und Keuntje + SKILL Music / Hamburg Client: United4Rescue Category: Design for Good / Advertising - Single
Beats - Tempo Agency: Beats Electronics + Firstborn Client: Beats Electronics Category: UX / UI / User Experience Design
Between the World and Me Agency: BUCK Client: HBO Category: Motion
Life Below Water Agency: Goodby Silverstein & Partners / San Francisco Client: Google / United Nations / Tribeca Enterprises Category: Art Direction - Digital / Motion / Motion
Tipping Point Agency: DDB / Paris + Machine Final Cut / London + Pinkman.tv / Paris Client: Ubisoft Category: Craft in Motion / Film / Editing
Boards of Change Agency: FCB / Chicago + Lord + Thomas / Chicago + Current Global / Chicago + FCBX / Chicago Client: City of Chicago Category: Innovation
Life Below Water Agency: Goodby Silverstein & Partners / San Francisco Client: Google / United Nations / Tribeca Enterprises Category: Television / Film / Online Video / Low Budget
Your 2020 Wrapped Agency: Spotify In-House Client: Spotify Category: UX / UI / User Interface Design
Instant Doctor Agency: The Bloc / New York Client: Tribute Category: Motion / Film / Narrative
It Wasn't Me Agency: Goodby Silverstein & Partners / San Francisco Client: Cheetos Category: Craft in Online / Mobile / Use of Technology
The Met Unframed Agency: Verizon Creative Marketing / New York + Verizon / New York + Unit9 / New York Client: Verizon/The Metropolitan Museum of Art Category: Craft in Online / Mobile / Use of Technology
Portraits with Erica Wilson Agency: Charles Grauke + Brittaney Banks Client: Self-Promotion Category: Portraiture / Series
Studio—BA® Website Agency: Bruno + Romain + Studio—BA® / London Client: Studio—BA® Category: Uncommissioned / Personal / Single or Series
Disabled in the Coronavirus Crisis Agency: Leonardo Santamaria Client: The New York Times Category: Editorial / Spread - Single
"The Only One in the Room" Agency: Alexis Eke + The Canvas Agency / New York Client: Bloomberg Category: Editorial / Spread - Single
ON THE SEA OF TIME Agency: Condé Nast, Vanity Fair / NEW YORK + CALIDA Client: VANITY FAIR Category: Editorial / Spread - Single
The OREO Doomsday Vault Agency: the community / Miami + OREO + 360i / New York + World War Seven Client: Mondelez / OREO Category: Innovation / Out of Home
XP Zero Agency: Hugo Eccles Client: Untitled Motorcycles Category: Durable Goods / Transportation
“Inside the Boy” XR + Main Title Agency: Aggressive / Ridgewood Client: Amazon Prime Category: Spatial Design / Set / Stage Design
It's kind of delicious and wonderful Agency: DDB / Paris Client: Glenmorangie Category: Products / Commercial / Series
Listening Together Agency: Spotify In-House Client: Spotify Category: Interactive / Online / Mobile Websites
The ACG Guide to Peace on Earth Agency: Anton + Nike / Portland + Art School Athletics, LLC / Los Angeles + Olio Creative / Los Angeles Client: Nike Category: Branding / Branding Systems / Identities - Television / Film / Online Networks
VICE News Tonight Agency: VICE News / New York City Client: VICE News Tonight Category: Branding / Branding Systems / Identities - Television / Film / Online Networks
Blackish Tea Agency: BLACKISH/ABC / Los Angeles + Kadir Nelson Client: ABC Category: Promotional / Collateral / Single
Living Radars Agency: lg2 / Québec + Touché! / Montréal + BLVD / Montréal Client: Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec Category: Innovation
Joji - 777 Agency: Pomp&Clout + Saad Moosajee Client: 88Rising Category: Innovation
Thinking Out of Box Agency: Tzu-Ning Hsu Client: None Category: Books / Limited Edition / Private Press / Special Format
CN100 Commemorative Book Agency: Sid Lee / Montréal Client: CN Category: Books / Limited Edition / Private Press / Special Format
The Music Issue Cover Agency: The New York Times Magazine / New York Client: The New York Times Category: Magazines / Magazine Cover
Meltdown Flags Agency: SERVICEPLAN GERMANY / Munich + METER Group / Pullman + Hyperinteractive / Hamburg + Moby Digg / Munich Client: METER Group Category: Design for Good / Advertising - series
Alone with Me Agency: Spotify In-House Client: Spotify Category: Direct / Digital - Single
Browser History Agency: Squarespace + One Thousand Birds + Bliss Client: Squarespace Category: Interactive / UX / UI
Life Needs Truth Agency: Droga5 / New York + The New York Times / New York + Somesuch / New York + Method Studio / New York Client: The New York Times Category: Craft in Video / Direction - Single
Behind Closed Doors Agency: Manja + Phil + Chand + Sid Client: Cuisine Magazine Category: Design for Good / Photography
SICK BEATS Agency: Area 23, An FCB Health Network Company / New York + Claire’s Place Foundation / Redondo Beach, CA + Woojer / Herzliya, Israel Client: Woojer Category: Prototype
College Football Agency: Elastic / Santa Monica + ESPN / Hartford Client: ESPN Category: Craft in Motion / Film / Motion Graphics
Nutrient Blends Collection Agency: Ditroit / Milano + Beeta / Madrid + Grey / New York + Smider / Milano Client: Procter & Gamble — Pantene Category: Craft in Motion / Film / Motion Graphics
Life Below Water Agency: Goodby Silverstein & Partners / San Francisco Client: Google / United Nations / Tribeca Enterprises Category: Craft in Video / Cinematography
Fantastic Voyage Agency: 72andSunny / Los Angeles + Adobe Client: Adobe Category: Craft in Video / Cinematography
UNBOXING Agency: FCB&FiRe / Madrid Client: Netflix / PlayStation Category: Innovation
It Wasn't Me Agency: Goodby Silverstein & Partners / San Francisco Client: Cheetos Category: Innovation
Never Undo - Opening of Bilibili New Year's Eve Agency: SOMEI DESIGN / Shanghai + Echoic Audio / London Client: Bilibili Category: Design for Good / Motion / Film Craft
Life Below Water Agency: Goodby Silverstein & Partners / San Francisco Client: Google / United Nations / Tribeca Enterprises Category: Design for Good / Motion / Film Craft
The Hug Agency: BWGTBLD GMBH / Berlin + Anomaly / Berlin + Zalando / Berlin Client: Zalando Category: Design for Good / Motion / Film Craft
Boring Heroes Agency: McCann / New York + Reckitt Benckiser / Parsnipanny + Dutch Uncle / New York Client: Mucinex Category: Posters / Billboard - Series
House of '98 Agency: R/GA / New York Client: ESPN Category: Craft in Online / Mobile / Art Direction

2021 Brand / Communication Design Bronze Cube

Conquistadors / New York + Hugo & Marie / New York + Versus / New York + Closer & Closer / Los Angeles

New York State MTA

State of Respect

Design for Good / Brand / Communication Design - Series

ADC_DFG21_021B

2021 Photography Bronze Cube

AARP Instagram

AARP

Nostalgic Film Locations

Social Media / Series

ADC_PHO21_023B

2021 Illustration Bronze Cube

Simone Noronha

-

The Embrace

Personal / Unpublished / Passion Project / Single

ADC_ILT21_030B

2021 Illustration Bronze Cube

Giant Ant / Vancouver + Ambrose Yu

Giant Ant

Right Now

Personal / Unpublished / Passion Project / Single

ADC_ILT21_031B

2021 Advertising Bronze Cube

fischerAppelt / Philipp und Keuntje + SKILL Music / Hamburg

United4Rescue

Drowned Requiem

Design for Good / Advertising - Single

ADC_DFG21_019B

2021 Interactive Bronze Cube

Beats Electronics + Firstborn

Beats Electronics

Beats - Tempo

UX / UI / User Experience Design

ADC_INT21_037B

2021 Typography Bronze Cube

BUCK

HBO

Between the World and Me

Motion

ADC_TYP21_010B

2021 Advertising Bronze Cube

Goodby Silverstein & Partners / San Francisco

Google / United Nations / Tribeca Enterprises

Life Below Water

Art Direction - Digital / Motion / Motion

ADC_ADV21_034B

2021 Motion / Film / Gaming Craft Bronze Cube

DDB / Paris + Machine Final Cut / London + Pinkman.tv / Paris

Ubisoft

Tipping Point

Craft in Motion / Film / Editing

ADC_MOT21_023B

2021 Illustration Bronze Cube

FCB / Chicago + Lord + Thomas / Chicago + Current Global / Chicago + FCBX / Chicago

City of Chicago

Boards of Change

Innovation

ADC_ILT21_028B

2021 Advertising Bronze Cube

Goodby Silverstein & Partners / San Francisco

Google / United Nations / Tribeca Enterprises

Life Below Water

Television / Film / Online Video / Low Budget

ADC_ADV21_061B

2021 Interactive Bronze Cube

Spotify In-House

Spotify

Your 2020 Wrapped

UX / UI / User Interface Design

ADC_INT21_038B

2021 Motion / Film / Gaming Craft Bronze Cube

The Bloc / New York

Tribute

Instant Doctor

Motion / Film / Narrative

ADC_MOT21_030B

2021 Interactive Bronze Cube

Goodby Silverstein & Partners / San Francisco

Cheetos

It Wasn't Me

Craft in Online / Mobile / Use of Technology

ADC_INT21_024B

2021 Interactive Bronze Cube

Verizon Creative Marketing / New York + Verizon / New York + Unit9 / New York

Verizon/The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Met Unframed

Craft in Online / Mobile / Use of Technology

ADC_INT21_025B

2021 Photography Bronze Cube

Charles Grauke + Brittaney Banks

Self-Promotion

Portraits with Erica Wilson

Portraiture / Series

ADC_PHO21_020B

2021 Interactive Bronze Cube

Bruno + Romain + Studio—BA® / London

Studio—BA®

Studio—BA® Website

Uncommissioned / Personal / Single or Series

ADC_INT21_039B

2021 Illustration Bronze Cube

Leonardo Santamaria

The New York Times

Disabled in the Coronavirus Crisis

Editorial / Spread - Single

ADC_ILT21_025B

2021 Illustration Bronze Cube

Alexis Eke + The Canvas Agency / New York

Bloomberg

"The Only One in the Room"

Editorial / Spread - Single

ADC_ILT21_026B

2021 Illustration Bronze Cube

Condé Nast, Vanity Fair / NEW YORK + CALIDA

VANITY FAIR

ON THE SEA OF TIME

Editorial / Spread - Single

ADC_ILT21_027B

2021 Advertising Bronze Cube

the community / Miami + OREO + 360i / New York + World War Seven

Mondelez / OREO

The OREO Doomsday Vault

Innovation / Out of Home

ADC_ADV21_055B

2021 Product Design Bronze Cube

Hugo Eccles

Untitled Motorcycles

XP Zero

Durable Goods / Transportation

ADC_PRD21_007B

2021 Spatial Design Bronze Cube

Aggressive / Ridgewood

Amazon Prime

“Inside the Boy” XR + Main Title

Spatial Design / Set / Stage Design

ADC_SPL21_010B

2021 Photography Bronze Cube

DDB / Paris

Glenmorangie

It's kind of delicious and wonderful

Products / Commercial / Series

ADC_PHO21_022B

2021 In-House Bronze Cube

Spotify In-House

Spotify

Listening Together

Interactive / Online / Mobile Websites

ADC_INH21_015B

2021 Brand / Communication Design Bronze Cube

Anton + Nike / Portland + Art School Athletics, LLC / Los Angeles + Olio Creative / Los Angeles

Nike

The ACG Guide to Peace on Earth

Branding / Branding Systems / Identities - Television / Film / Online Networks

ADC_BCD21_022B

2021 Brand / Communication Design Bronze Cube

VICE News / New York City

VICE News Tonight

VICE News Tonight

Branding / Branding Systems / Identities - Television / Film / Online Networks

ADC_BCD21_023B

2021 Illustration Bronze Cube

BLACKISH/ABC / Los Angeles + Kadir Nelson

ABC

Blackish Tea

Promotional / Collateral / Single

ADC_ILT21_034B

2021 Product Design Bronze Cube

lg2 / Québec + Touché! / Montréal + BLVD / Montréal

Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec

Living Radars

Innovation

ADC_PRD21_008B

2021 Motion / Film / Gaming Craft Bronze Cube

Pomp&Clout + Saad Moosajee

88Rising

Joji - 777

Innovation

ADC_MOT21_033B

2021 Publication Design Bronze Cube

Tzu-Ning Hsu

None

Thinking Out of Box

Books / Limited Edition / Private Press / Special Format

ADC_PUB21_018B

2021 Publication Design Bronze Cube

Sid Lee / Montréal

CN

CN100 Commemorative Book

Books / Limited Edition / Private Press / Special Format

ADC_PUB21_019B

2021 Publication Design Bronze Cube

The New York Times Magazine / New York

The New York Times

The Music Issue Cover

Magazines / Magazine Cover

ADC_PUB21_021B

2021 Advertising Bronze Cube

SERVICEPLAN GERMANY / Munich + METER Group / Pullman + Hyperinteractive / Hamburg + Moby Digg / Munich

METER Group

Meltdown Flags

Design for Good / Advertising - series

ADC_DFG21_020B

2021 Advertising Bronze Cube

Spotify In-House

Spotify

Alone with Me

Direct / Digital - Single

ADC_ADV21_047B

2021 In-House Bronze Cube

Squarespace + One Thousand Birds + Bliss

Squarespace

Browser History

Interactive / UX / UI

ADC_INH21_017B

2021 Advertising Bronze Cube

Droga5 / New York + The New York Times / New York + Somesuch / New York + Method Studio / New York

The New York Times

Life Needs Truth

Craft in Video / Direction - Single

ADC_ADV21_041B

2021 Photography Bronze Cube

Manja + Phil + Chand + Sid

Cuisine Magazine

Behind Closed Doors

Design for Good / Photography

ADC_DFG21_029B

2021 Product Design Bronze Cube

Area 23, An FCB Health Network Company / New York + Claire’s Place Foundation / Redondo Beach, CA + Woojer / Herzliya, Israel

Woojer

SICK BEATS

Prototype

ADC_PRD21_009B

2021 Motion / Film / Gaming Craft Bronze Cube

Elastic / Santa Monica + ESPN / Hartford

ESPN

College Football

Craft in Motion / Film / Motion Graphics

ADC_MOT21_024B

2021 Motion / Film / Gaming Craft Bronze Cube

Ditroit / Milano + Beeta / Madrid + Grey / New York + Smider / Milano

Procter & Gamble — Pantene

Nutrient Blends Collection

Craft in Motion / Film / Motion Graphics

ADC_MOT21_025B

2021 Advertising Bronze Cube

Goodby Silverstein & Partners / San Francisco

Google / United Nations / Tribeca Enterprises

Life Below Water

Craft in Video / Cinematography

ADC_ADV21_039B

2021 Advertising Bronze Cube

72andSunny / Los Angeles + Adobe

Adobe

Fantastic Voyage

Craft in Video / Cinematography

ADC_ADV21_040B

2021 Interactive Bronze Cube

FCB&FiRe / Madrid

Netflix / PlayStation

UNBOXING

Innovation

ADC_INT21_027B

2021 Interactive Bronze Cube

Goodby Silverstein & Partners / San Francisco

Cheetos

It Wasn't Me

Innovation

ADC_INT21_028B

2021 Motion / Film / Gaming Craft Bronze Cube

SOMEI DESIGN / Shanghai + Echoic Audio / London

Bilibili

Never Undo - Opening of Bilibili New Year's Eve

Design for Good / Motion / Film Craft

ADC_DFG21_026B

2021 Motion / Film / Gaming Craft Bronze Cube

Goodby Silverstein & Partners / San Francisco

Google / United Nations / Tribeca Enterprises

Life Below Water

Design for Good / Motion / Film Craft

ADC_DFG21_027B

2021 Motion / Film / Gaming Craft Bronze Cube

BWGTBLD GMBH / Berlin + Anomaly / Berlin + Zalando / Berlin

Zalando

The Hug

Design for Good / Motion / Film Craft

ADC_DFG21_028B

2021 Brand / Communication Design Bronze Cube

McCann / New York + Reckitt Benckiser / Parsnipanny + Dutch Uncle / New York

Mucinex

Boring Heroes

Posters / Billboard - Series

ADC_BCD21_027B

2021 Interactive Bronze Cube

R/GA / New York

ESPN

House of '98

Craft in Online / Mobile / Art Direction

ADC_INT21_021B

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