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

Tears not Shown Till Now/AAPI Hate Agency: Chloe Yee May Client: Personal / Unpublished Category: Personal / Unpublished / Passion Project / Single
They Were Always Alone Agency: Aiste Stancikaite Client: Aiste Stancikaite Category: Personal / Unpublished / Passion Project / Single
Boards of Change Agency: FCB / Chicago + Lord + Thomas / Chicago + Current Global / Chicago + FCBX / Chicago Client: City of Chicago Category: Design for Good / Advertising - Single
True Name Agency: McCann / New York + JSM Music / New York + Hungry Man / Los Angeles Client: Mastercard Category: Design for Good / Advertising - Single
Endless World of Airmax Agency: BBDO / New York Client: Foot Locker Category: UX / UI / User Experience Design
Proud Parent Agency: OREO + 360i / New York Client: Mondel_z International, Inc. Category: Motion / Film / Short Video - Single
Your 2020 Wrapped Agency: Spotify In-House Client: Spotify Category: Craft in Online / Mobile / Use of Technology
Body Type Agency: Goeun Park & Wei-Hao Wang Client: Self-promotion Category: Personal / Unpublished Lettering / Passion Project
Boards of Change Agency: FCB / Chicago + Lord + Thomas / Chicago + Current Global / Chicago + FCBX / Chicago Client: City of Chicago Category: Innovation / Out of Home
Crayola Colors of the World Agency: Crayola + dentsumcgarrybowen Client: Crayola Category: Design for Good / Product Design
Small Giants - Little Critters, Big Mission. Agency: Midday / London & Vancouver Client: Small Giants - Cricket Crackers Category: Food / Beverage / Food - Series
Your Taste, Your Way Agency: Jones Knowles Ritchie / New York Client: Burger King Category: Food / Beverage / Food - Series
Space-age Airport for Cyclists Agency: Silo / The Hague + studiomarsman / Delft Client: Municipality of The Hague / Mobilis TBI Category: Design for Good / Spatial Design
Future Agency: DDB Paris / Paris + MIKROS PHOTO / Paris Client: Volkswagen Category: Art Direction - Press / Poster / Poster Advertising - Series
Planet Word: The First Voice-Activated Museum Agency: Local Projects / New York Client: Planet Word Museum of Language Arts Category: Environmental Design / Exhibition Design
Save Our Stages Agency: Spotify In-House Client: Spotify Category: Advertising / Out of Home
Michelob ULTRA Courtside Agency: FCB / New York Client: Michelob ULTRA, Microsoft, NBA Category: Innovation
20 YEARS 20 PEOPLE 20 STORIES Agency: Bofeng Liao Client: LAVIE MATÉRIELLE Bookstore Category: Books / Limited Edition / Private Press / Special Format
The Decameron Project Agency: The New York Times Magazine / New York Client: The New York Times Category: Magazines / Magazine Cover
#wombstories Agency: Chelsea Pictures + AMV BBDO / London + Framestore + 750mph Client: Essity Bodyform/Libresse Category: Craft in Video / Direction - Single
Tipping Point Agency: DDB / Paris + Machine Final Cut / London + Pinkman.tv / Paris Client: Ubisoft Category: Craft in Video / Direction - Single
The Look Agency: SATURDAY MORNING / Los Angeles + Procter & Gamble / Cincinnati + North Kingdom / Los Angeles + Barking Owl / Los Angeles Client: P&G Brand Category: Craft in Video / Direction - Single
It Wasn't Me Agency: Goodby Silverstein & Partners / San Francisco Client: Cheetos Category: Social Media / Snapchat
Tipping Point Agency: DDB / Paris + Machine Final Cut / London + Pinkman.tv / Paris Client: Ubisoft Category: Craft in Video / Cinematography
Michelob ULTRA Courtside Agency: FCB / New York Client: Michelob ULTRA, Microsoft, NBA Category: Innovation
Proud Parent Agency: OREO + 360i / New York Client: Mondel_z International, Inc. Category: Design for Good / Motion / Film Craft
Browser History Agency: Squarespace + One Thousand Birds + Bliss Client: Squarespace Category: Craft in Online / Mobile / Art Direction
Logos, Your Way Agency: Jones Knowles Ritchie / New York Client: Burger King Category: Branding / Logo
sad day Agency: Doomsday Entertainment / Los Angeles + FRIEND / London + Young Turks / London Client: FKA twigs Category: Motion / Film / Music Video
Eurythenes plasticus Agency: BBDO Group Germany GmbH + Sehsucht GmbH Client: WWF Germany Category: Integrated / Traditional
White Noise Agency: The LEGO Agency, APAC Client: The LEGO Group Category: Experiential Design / Digital Experiences
The Legends Agency: TOFU Studio / Gdansk + UNICEF Poland / Warsaw Client: UNICEF Poland Category: Editorial / Spread - Series
Colour Series Agency: Ilanna Barkusky Client: Personal Project Category: Personal / Unpublished / Passion Project / Series
heterochromia iridum Agency: Rus Khasanov Client: personal experimentation Category: Personal / Unpublished / Passion Project / Series
The Last Dance Deep Fake Agency: ESPN CreativeWorks / New York + Translation / Brooklyn + ArtClass Content / New York Client: ESPN / State Farm Category: Television / Film / Online Video / Television - Single
Boards of Change Agency: FCB / Chicago + Lord + Thomas / Chicago + Current Global / Chicago + FCBX / Chicago Client: City of Chicago Category: Design for Good / Interactive
Search Black-owned Agency: Google Brand Studio / San Francisco Client: Google Category: Integrated / Series
Epicenter Agency: The New York Times Magazine / New York Client: The New York Times Category: Magazines / Magazine Full Issue
Fukt Magazine #19 Storylines Agency: Ariane Spanier Client: Fukt Magazine Category: Magazines / Magazine Full Issue
#ENDviolence Agency: BBDO Group Germany GmbH + BWGTBLD GmbH Client: UNICEF Deutschland Category: Craft in Motion / Film / Use of Music / Sound
The Hug Agency: BWGTBLD GMBH / Berlin + Anomaly / Berlin + Zalando / Berlin Client: Zalando Category: Craft in Motion / Film / Use of Music / Sound
2% Choir Agency: TBWA\Chiat\Day / Los Angeles + Barking Owl + Rock Paper Scissors + Radical Media Client: The Recording Academy Category: Craft in Motion / Film / Use of Music / Sound
The Autobiography of Eikoh Hosoe Trilogy Agency: Wang Zhihong Studio + Yuwen Hsu + Zhihong Wang Client: Faces Publications Category: Books / Jacket
The Shape of the NFL Agency: Howard Schatz Client: Personal project Category: Sports / Recreation
Misery Agency: Edward Kinsella + The Folio Society / London Client: The Folio Society Category: Book / Series
Future Agency: DDB Paris / Paris + MIKROS PHOTO / Paris Client: Volkswagen Category: Art Direction - Press / Poster / Press / Print Advertising - Series
LIFE BELOW WATER - video series Agency: Goodby Silverstein & Partners / San Francisco + Brian Schulz Client: GOOGLE Category: Motion / Film / Short Video - Series
Stories Hidden in Chinese Characters Agency: linlin Design / Beijing Client: Chemical Industry Press Category: Books / Text-Driven
Inverse Growth Agency: Chunle Chang Client: Chunle Chang Category: Personal / Passion Projects
The First Fully Circular Beauty & Wellness Brand Agency: Bartlett Brands / San Francisco + 4Sight / New York + Clevertech / New York Client: Ace of Air Category: Beauty / Cosmetics / Personal Care / Series

2021 Illustration Silver Cube

Chloe Yee May

Personal / Unpublished

Tears not Shown Till Now/AAPI Hate

Personal / Unpublished / Passion Project / Single

ADC_ILT21_016S

2021 Illustration Silver Cube

Aiste Stancikaite

Aiste Stancikaite

They Were Always Alone

Personal / Unpublished / Passion Project / Single

ADC_ILT21_017S

2021 Advertising Silver Cube

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

City of Chicago

Boards of Change

Design for Good / Advertising - Single

ADC_DFG21_010S

2021 Advertising Silver Cube

McCann / New York + JSM Music / New York + Hungry Man / Los Angeles

Mastercard

True Name

Design for Good / Advertising - Single

ADC_DFG21_011S

2021 Interactive Silver Cube

BBDO / New York

Foot Locker

Endless World of Airmax

UX / UI / User Experience Design

ADC_INT21_017S

2021 Motion / Film / Gaming Craft Silver Cube

OREO + 360i / New York

Mondel_z International, Inc.

Proud Parent

Motion / Film / Short Video - Single

ADC_MOT21_016S

2021 Interactive Silver Cube

Spotify In-House

Spotify

Your 2020 Wrapped

Craft in Online / Mobile / Use of Technology

ADC_INT21_011S

2021 Typography Silver Cube

Goeun Park & Wei-Hao Wang

Self-promotion

Body Type

Personal / Unpublished Lettering / Passion Project

ADC_TYP21_005S

2021 Advertising Silver Cube

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

City of Chicago

Boards of Change

Innovation / Out of Home

ADC_ADV21_026S

2021 Product Design Silver Cube

Crayola + dentsumcgarrybowen

Crayola

Crayola Colors of the World

Design for Good / Product Design

ADC_DFG21_017S

2021 Packaging Design Silver Cube

Midday / London & Vancouver

Small Giants - Cricket Crackers

Small Giants - Little Critters, Big Mission.

Food / Beverage / Food - Series

ADC_PKG21_010S

2021 Packaging Design Silver Cube

Jones Knowles Ritchie / New York

Burger King

Your Taste, Your Way

Food / Beverage / Food - Series

ADC_PKG21_011S

2021 Spatial Design Silver Cube

Silo / The Hague + studiomarsman / Delft

Municipality of The Hague / Mobilis TBI

Space-age Airport for Cyclists

Design for Good / Spatial Design

ADC_DFG21_018S

2021 Advertising Silver Cube

DDB Paris / Paris + MIKROS PHOTO / Paris

Volkswagen

Future

Art Direction - Press / Poster / Poster Advertising - Series

ADC_ADV21_016S

2021 Experiential Design Silver Cube

Local Projects / New York

Planet Word Museum of Language Arts

Planet Word: The First Voice-Activated Museum

Environmental Design / Exhibition Design

ADC_EXP21_003S

2021 In-House Silver Cube

Spotify In-House

Spotify

Save Our Stages

Advertising / Out of Home

ADC_INH21_009S

2021 Spatial Design Silver Cube

FCB / New York

Michelob ULTRA, Microsoft, NBA

Michelob ULTRA Courtside

Innovation

ADC_SPL21_007S

2021 Publication Design Silver Cube

Bofeng Liao

LAVIE MATÉRIELLE Bookstore

20 YEARS 20 PEOPLE 20 STORIES

Books / Limited Edition / Private Press / Special Format

ADC_PUB21_009S

2021 Publication Design Silver Cube

The New York Times Magazine / New York

The New York Times

The Decameron Project

Magazines / Magazine Cover

ADC_PUB21_012S

2021 Advertising Silver Cube

Chelsea Pictures + AMV BBDO / London + Framestore + 750mph

Essity Bodyform/Libresse

#wombstories

Craft in Video / Direction - Single

ADC_ADV21_019S

2021 Advertising Silver Cube

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

Ubisoft

Tipping Point

Craft in Video / Direction - Single

ADC_ADV21_020S

2021 Advertising Silver Cube

SATURDAY MORNING / Los Angeles + Procter & Gamble / Cincinnati + North Kingdom / Los Angeles + Barking Owl / Los Angeles

P&G Brand

The Look

Craft in Video / Direction - Single

ADC_ADV21_021S

2021 Interactive Silver Cube

Goodby Silverstein & Partners / San Francisco

Cheetos

It Wasn't Me

Social Media / Snapchat

ADC_INT21_015S

2021 Advertising Silver Cube

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

Ubisoft

Tipping Point

Craft in Video / Cinematography

ADC_ADV21_018S

2021 Interactive Silver Cube

FCB / New York

Michelob ULTRA, Microsoft, NBA

Michelob ULTRA Courtside

Innovation

ADC_INT21_012S

2021 Motion / Film / Gaming Craft Silver Cube

OREO + 360i / New York

Mondel_z International, Inc.

Proud Parent

Design for Good / Motion / Film Craft

ADC_DFG21_016S

2021 Interactive Silver Cube

Squarespace + One Thousand Birds + Bliss

Squarespace

Browser History

Craft in Online / Mobile / Art Direction

ADC_INT21_010S

2021 Brand / Communication Design Silver Cube

Jones Knowles Ritchie / New York

Burger King

Logos, Your Way

Branding / Logo

ADC_BCD21_010S

2021 Motion / Film / Gaming Craft Silver Cube

Doomsday Entertainment / Los Angeles + FRIEND / London + Young Turks / London

FKA twigs

sad day

Motion / Film / Music Video

ADC_MOT21_015S

2021 Integrated Silver Cube

BBDO Group Germany GmbH + Sehsucht GmbH

WWF Germany

Eurythenes plasticus

Integrated / Traditional

ADC_ITG21_002S

2021 In-House Silver Cube

The LEGO Agency, APAC

The LEGO Group

White Noise

Experiential Design / Digital Experiences

ADC_INH21_008S

2021 Illustration Silver Cube

TOFU Studio / Gdansk + UNICEF Poland / Warsaw

UNICEF Poland

The Legends

Editorial / Spread - Series

ADC_ILT21_015S

2021 Photography Silver Cube

Ilanna Barkusky

Personal Project

Colour Series

Personal / Unpublished / Passion Project / Series

ADC_PHO21_009S

2021 Photography Silver Cube

Rus Khasanov

personal experimentation

heterochromia iridum

Personal / Unpublished / Passion Project / Series

ADC_PHO21_010S

2021 Advertising Silver Cube

ESPN CreativeWorks / New York + Translation / Brooklyn + ArtClass Content / New York

ESPN / State Farm

The Last Dance Deep Fake

Television / Film / Online Video / Television - Single

ADC_ADV21_033S

2021 Interactive Silver Cube

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

City of Chicago

Boards of Change

Design for Good / Interactive

ADC_DFG21_015S

2021 In-House Silver Cube

Google Brand Studio / San Francisco

Google

Search Black-owned

Integrated / Series

ADC_INH21_010S

2021 Publication Design Silver Cube

The New York Times Magazine / New York

The New York Times

Epicenter

Magazines / Magazine Full Issue

ADC_PUB21_013S

2021 Publication Design Silver Cube

Ariane Spanier

Fukt Magazine

Fukt Magazine #19 Storylines

Magazines / Magazine Full Issue

ADC_PUB21_014S

2021 Motion / Film / Gaming Craft Silver Cube

BBDO Group Germany GmbH + BWGTBLD GmbH

UNICEF Deutschland

#ENDviolence

Craft in Motion / Film / Use of Music / Sound

ADC_MOT21_012S

2021 Motion / Film / Gaming Craft Silver Cube

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

Zalando

The Hug

Craft in Motion / Film / Use of Music / Sound

ADC_MOT21_013S

2021 Motion / Film / Gaming Craft Silver Cube

TBWA\Chiat\Day / Los Angeles + Barking Owl + Rock Paper Scissors + Radical Media

The Recording Academy

2% Choir

Craft in Motion / Film / Use of Music / Sound

ADC_MOT21_014S

2021 Publication Design Silver Cube

Wang Zhihong Studio + Yuwen Hsu + Zhihong Wang

Faces Publications

The Autobiography of Eikoh Hosoe Trilogy

Books / Jacket

ADC_PUB21_008S

2021 Photography Silver Cube

Howard Schatz

Personal project

The Shape of the NFL

Sports / Recreation

ADC_PHO21_013S

2021 Illustration Silver Cube

Edward Kinsella + The Folio Society / London

The Folio Society

Misery

Book / Series

ADC_ILT21_012S

2021 Advertising Silver Cube

DDB Paris / Paris + MIKROS PHOTO / Paris

Volkswagen

Future

Art Direction - Press / Poster / Press / Print Advertising - Series

ADC_ADV21_017S

2021 Motion / Film / Gaming Craft Silver Cube

Goodby Silverstein & Partners / San Francisco + Brian Schulz

GOOGLE

LIFE BELOW WATER - video series

Motion / Film / Short Video - Series

ADC_MOT21_017S

2021 Publication Design Silver Cube

linlin Design / Beijing

Chemical Industry Press

Stories Hidden in Chinese Characters

Books / Text-Driven

ADC_PUB21_010S

2021 Fashion Design Silver Cube

Chunle Chang

Chunle Chang

Inverse Growth

Personal / Passion Projects

ADC_FSN21_004S

2021 Packaging Design Silver Cube

Bartlett Brands / San Francisco + 4Sight / New York + Clevertech / New York

Ace of Air

The First Fully Circular Beauty & Wellness Brand

Beauty / Cosmetics / Personal Care / Series

ADC_PKG21_009S

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