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.

2022 ADC Awards - Illustration

The Tech and Design Issue

Agency The New York Times Magazine / New York

Client The New York Times Magazine


Editorial / Front Page - Single

Annual ID


About the Work

For our annual Tech and Design Issue, we commissioned the illustrator Christoph Niemann to create an image in response to the question '‘Can Covid Lead to Progress?'' Christoph’s rich visual portrayal of an equation evokes the spirit and chaos of innovation in the time of a global pandemic.

2022 Awards

Total Points: 3

Merit Honor


Design Firm

The New York Times Magazine / New York

Art Director

Ben Grandgenett

Creative Director

Gail Bichler


Christoph Niemann

Deputy Art Director

Annie Jen

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