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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.

2023 ADC Awards - Publication Design

Volkskrant Magazine

Agency DPG Media / Amsterdam + Volkskrant Magazine / Amsterdam

Client Volkskrant Magazine


Magazines / Magazine Cover

Annual ID


About the Work

Volkskrant Magazine likes to see their covers as a gift to their 900.000 readers, each saturday. How to keep this wide audience (millennials, boomers and e'thing in between) interested? Its a way to start intriguing storytelling. Be original, be daring, be told about, grow and surprise. cover selection: - 2022 the people of the year, the interview special - #freethenippleday (published on exact that day of the year) eightteen years after Nipplegate, whats the situation now? - sustainable wrapping cover, annual x-mas gift issue - Happy Lockdown, 7 tips to keep yourself happy during lockdown - interview comic artist Jip van den Toorn - interview singer Stromae - interview, poem and logo by 90 year old artist Judith Herzberg - fragile! kids that (luckily) survived a suicide -interview and cover by Parra, the artist - a tattoo is definite, what about male friendships? (real tattoos inked on two male friends and readers of Volkskrant)

2023 Awards

Total Points: 3

Merit Honor


Internal / In-House Agency



DPG Media / Amsterdam

Art Director

Jaap Biemans


Aimee Kiene

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