ADC Awards

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Japan

Client

Title

Category

Award

Points

COGY Wheelchair Agency: Tess Co., Ltd. / Sendai + Tohoku University School of Medicine / Sendai + M2 Design / Tokyo + TBWAHAKUHODO Inc. / Tokyo Client: Tess Co., Ltd. Category: Product Design / Wildcard - Single Points: 75.0
COGY Wheelchair Agency: Tess Co., Ltd. / Sendai + Tohoku University School of Medicine / Sendai + M2 Design / Tokyo + TBWAHAKUHODO Inc. / Tokyo Client: Tess Co., Ltd. Category: Innovation / Product Points: 75.0
The Art of Cutouts Agency: DENTSU INC. / Tokyo Client: OLFA Corporation Category: Art Direction / Poster Advertising - Campaign Points: 25.0
SUMOGIRLS 82 TECHNIQUES Agency: Dentsu inc. / Tokyo + Amana inc. / Tokyo + Taki Corporation / Tokyo Client: Hokkoku Shimbun, Inc. Category: Art Direction / Press / Print Advertising - Single Points: 25.0
Eating Kabuki with your fingers. Agency: DENTSU INC. / TOKYO Client: Shochiku co. ltd Minami-za Category: Posters / Traditional - Series Points: 25.0
Makeup Tools Agency: SHISEIDO CO., LTD. / Tokyo Client: SHISEIDO CO., LTD. Category: Posters / Traditional - Series Points: 25.0
Optical Odyssey Agency: DENTSU INC. / Tokyo Client: JINS Category: Posters / Traditional - Series Points: 25.0
GREEN LIGHT RUN Agency: TBWAHAKUHODO Inc. / Tokyo + Tohokushinsha Film Corporation / Tokyo Client: adidas Japan Category: Digital Experiences / Responsive Environments - Single Points: 25.0
Makeup Tools Agency: SHISEIDO CO., LTD. / Tokyo Client: SHISEIDO CO., LTD. Category: Art Direction / Poster Advertising - Campaign Points: 15.0
OBSESSION FOR SMOOTHNESS Agency: SIXINC / TOKYO + SPA-HAKUHODO CO., LTD / BANGKOK Client: DOUBLE A Category: Craft in Video / Direction - Single Points: 15.0
OBSESSION FOR SMOOTHNESS Agency: SIXINC / TOKYO + SPA-HAKUHODO CO., LTD / TOKYO Client: DOUBLE A Category: Craft in Video / Special Effects - Single Points: 15.0
Emergency Collectibles Agency: DENTSU INC. / TOKYO Client: Kobe Simbun Category: Direct / Press / Poster - Single Points: 15.0
Pierre The Maze Detective The Mystery of the Empire Maze Tower Agency: IC4DESIGN / Hiroshima, Japan + Laurence King Publishing / London, UK Client: Laurence King Publishing Category: Illustration / Book - Series Points: 15.0
Journey Around Heartland Agency: DENTSU INC. / Tokyo + J.C.SPARK / Tokyo + Nissho / Tokyo + Revlon / Tokyo Client: Kirin Company, Limited Category: Promotional / Booklet / Brochure / Catalog & Press Promotional Kit - Series Points: 15.0
Emergency Collectibles Agency: DENTSU INC. / TOKYO Client: Kobe Simbun Category: Promotional / Self-Promotion - Single Points: 15.0
UNCONTROLLED TYPES by Plotter Drawing Agency: SHA inc. / Tokyo Client: SHA inc. Category: Book Design / Limited Edition, Private Press or Special Format Book - Single Points: 15.0
COGY Wheelchair Agency: Tess Co., Ltd. / Sendai + Tohoku University School of Medicine / Sendai + M2 Design / Tokyo + TBWAHAKUHODO Inc. / Tokyo Client: Tess Co., Ltd. Category: Design for Good / Product - Single Points: 15.0
SLOW TRAIN, SLOW LIFE. “Get Back, Tohoku.” Agency: DENTSU INC. / Tokyo Client: EAST JAPAN RAILWAY COMPANY Category: Illustration / Poster - Series Points: 10.0
SUMOGIRLS Agency: Dentsu inc. / Tokyo + Amana inc. / Tokyo + Taki Corporation / Tokyo Client: Hokkoku Shimbun, Inc. Category: Photography / Magazine / Newspaper Spread - Single Points: 10.0
Yamaha Speaker VXS/VXL/VXC Series Agency: knot / tokyo + YAMAHA BUSINESS SUPPORT CORPORATION / hamamatsu Client: Yamaha Corporation Category: Photography / Products / Commercial - Series Points: 10.0
Yamaha Speaker VXS/VXL/VXC Series Agency: knot / Tokyo + YAMAHA BUSINESS SUPPORT CORPORATION / Hamamatsu Client: Yamaha Corporation Category: Posters / Traditional - Series Points: 10.0
Redefining Distance Agency: DENTSU INC. / Tokyo Client: NTT DOCOMO, INC. Category: Craft in Online / Mobile / Use of Technology - Single Points: 10.0
SLOW TRAIN, SLOW LIFE. “Get Back, Tohoku.” Agency: DENTSU INC. / Tokyo Client: EAST JAPAN RAILWAY COMPANY Category: Art Direction / Poster Advertising - Campaign Points: 2.0
"JAPANESE SAKE MIYOSHI" Agency: OUWN inc. / Tokyo Client: ABUNOTSURU Category: Art Direction / Press / Print Advertising - Campaign Points: 2.0
Emergency Collectibles Agency: DENTSU INC. / TOKYO Client: Kobe Simbun Category: Press / Newspaper - Single Points: 2.0
History of the Internet Agency: Yahoo Japan Corporation / Tokyo + BIRDMAN inc. / Tokyo + JH Kagaku / Tokyo + TEEMA / Tokyo Client: Yahoo! JAPAN Category: Illustration / Digital - Single Points: 2.0
Study Opposite Styles Agency: DENTSU INC. / NAGOYA Client: Tokai Polytechnic College Category: Illustration / Poster - Series Points: 2.0
Shibuya City Vision Agency: DENTSU INC. / Tokyo + DENTSU EAST JAPAN INC. / Tokyo + TYO MONSTER Div. / Tokyo + dish inc. / Tokyo Client: SHIBUYA CITY Category: Illustration / Promotional / Collateral - Series Points: 2.0
Go Itami ”photocopy” Agency: Edition Nord / Niigata + Rondade / Tokyo + Live Art Books / Osaka Client: Rondade Category: Photography / Book - Single Points: 2.0
Optical Odyssey Agency: DENTSU INC. / Tokyo Client: JINS Category: Photography / Products / Commercial - Series Points: 2.0
The Temperature of Deliciousness Agency: McCann / Tokyo + Soda! Communications Inc. / Tokyo Client: THERMOS K.K. Category: Photography / Products / Commercial - Series Points: 2.0
Get Back, Tohoku. Agency: DENTSU INC. / Tokyo Client: EAST JAPAN RAILWAY COMPANY Category: Photography / Travel / Tourism - Series Points: 2.0
OBSESSION FOR SMOOTHNESS Agency: SIXINC / TOKYO + SPA-HAKUHODO CO., LTD / TOKYO Client: DOUBLE A Category: Motion / Film / Music Video - Single Points: 2.0
The Bridge Agency: DENTSU INC. / Tokyo Client: good mornings Co., Ltd Category: Branding / Branding Systems / Corporate Identity for Print - Series Points: 2.0
One plus One. Agency: DENTSU INC. / Tokyo + Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan          / Tokyo Client: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan Category: Branding / Branding Systems / Corporate Identity for Print - Series Points: 2.0
The Whole Earth Catalog Agency: DENTSU INC. / Tokyo + Mori Inc. / Tokyo Client: Mavericks Category: Promotional / Booklet / Brochure / Catalog & Press Promotional Kit - Single Points: 2.0
One plus One. Agency: DENTSU INC. / Tokyo + Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan / Tokyo Client: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan Category: Posters / Traditional - Series Points: 2.0
SLOW TRAIN, SLOW LIFE. “Get Back, Tohoku.” Agency: DENTSU INC. / Tokyo Client: EAST JAPAN RAILWAY COMPANY Category: Posters / Traditional - Series Points: 2.0
The Invisible Visible Agency: Creative Power Unit / Tokyo Client: Shiga Art School Category: Posters / Traditional - Series Points: 2.0
RED BULL MUSIC FESTIVAL TOKYO 2017 Agency: Mori inc. / Tokyo + TYMOTE / Tokyo Client: Red Bull Category: Posters / Traditional - Series Points: 2.0
HOMME PLISSÉ ISSEY MIYAKE CITY MEETS BODY Agency: ASABA DESIGN / Tokyo + BOAT / Tokyo + grandpa / Tokyo Client: ISSEY MIYAKE INC. Category: Posters / Traditional - Series Points: 2.0
HOMME PLISSÉ ISSEY MIYAKE BOX PLEATS Agency: ASABA DESIGN / Tokyo + BOAT / Tokyo + grandpa / Tokyo Client: ISSEY MIYAKE INC. Category: Posters / Traditional - Series Points: 2.0
DEREK LAM 10 CROSBY fragrance Agency: DEREK LAM / New York + BUTTERFLY BEAUTY / New York + Sayuri Studio, Inc. / Tokyo Client: DEREK LAM 10 CROSBY Category: Packaging Design / Beauty / Cosmetics / Personal Care - Series Points: 2.0
KIRINZAN MOMIJI KIN Agency: Frame Inc. / Niigata Client: KIRINZAN BREWERY Category: Packaging Design / Beverage - Series Points: 2.0
Card Candle Agency: iyamadesign Inc. / Tokyo Client: Pegasus Candle Category: Product Design / Home and Housewares - Single Points: 2.0
Self-spelling KANJI Agency: DENTSU INC. / TOKYO + J.C.SPARK / TOKYO Client: The Shizuoka Shimbun and Shizuoka Broadcasting System Category: Typography / Advertising - Series Points: 2.0
Yasuoka Fishery Rebranding with Swordlike Chinese Character Agency: Grand Deluxe / Matsuyama Client: Yasuoka Kamaboko Category: Typography / Package / Product Typography - Series Points: 2.0
BOTCHAN Agency: BOAT / Tokyo Client: and cosme Category: Typography / Package / Product Typography - Series Points: 2.0
UNCONTROLLED TYPES by Plotter Drawing Agency: SHA inc. / Tokyo Client: SHA inc. Category: Typography / Poster Typography - Single Points: 2.0
HITOTOKI CLOCK Agency: DENTSU INC. / Tokyo + STRIPES, INC. / Tokyo Client: KING JIM CO., LTD. Category: Craft in Online / Mobile / Art Direction - Single Points: 2.0

Tess Co., Ltd.

COGY Wheelchair

Product Design / Wildcard - Single

2018 Product Design Gold Cube

75.0

Tess Co., Ltd.

COGY Wheelchair

Innovation / Product

2018 Innovation Gold Cube

75.0

OLFA Corporation

The Art of Cutouts

Art Direction / Poster Advertising - Campaign

2018 Advertising Gold Cube

25.0

Hokkoku Shimbun, Inc.

SUMOGIRLS 82 TECHNIQUES

Art Direction / Press / Print Advertising - Single

2018 Advertising Gold Cube

25.0

Shochiku co. ltd Minami-za

Eating Kabuki with your fingers.

Posters / Traditional - Series

2018 Brand & Communication Design Gold Cube

25.0

SHISEIDO CO., LTD.

Makeup Tools

Posters / Traditional - Series

2018 Brand & Communication Design Gold Cube

25.0

JINS

Optical Odyssey

Posters / Traditional - Series

2018 Brand & Communication Design Gold Cube

25.0

adidas Japan

GREEN LIGHT RUN

Digital Experiences / Responsive Environments - Single

2018 Experiential Design Gold Cube

25.0

SHISEIDO CO., LTD.

Makeup Tools

Art Direction / Poster Advertising - Campaign

2018 Advertising Silver Cube

15.0

DOUBLE A

OBSESSION FOR SMOOTHNESS

Craft in Video / Direction - Single

2018 Advertising Silver Cube

15.0

DOUBLE A

OBSESSION FOR SMOOTHNESS

Craft in Video / Special Effects - Single

2018 Advertising Silver Cube

15.0

Kobe Simbun

Emergency Collectibles

Direct / Press / Poster - Single

2018 Advertising Silver Cube

15.0

Laurence King Publishing

Pierre The Maze Detective The Mystery of the Empire Maze Tower

Illustration / Book - Series

2018 Illustration Silver Cube

15.0

Kirin Company, Limited

Journey Around Heartland

Promotional / Booklet / Brochure / Catalog & Press Promotional Kit - Series

2018 Brand & Communication Design Silver Cube

15.0

Kobe Simbun

Emergency Collectibles

Promotional / Self-Promotion - Single

2018 Brand & Communication Design Silver Cube

15.0

SHA inc.

UNCONTROLLED TYPES by Plotter Drawing

Book Design / Limited Edition, Private Press or Special Format Book - Single

2018 Publication Design Silver Cube

15.0

Tess Co., Ltd.

COGY Wheelchair

Design for Good / Product - Single

2018 Design for Good Silver Cube

15.0

EAST JAPAN RAILWAY COMPANY

SLOW TRAIN, SLOW LIFE. “Get Back, Tohoku.”

Illustration / Poster - Series

2018 Illustration Bronze Cube

10.0

Hokkoku Shimbun, Inc.

SUMOGIRLS

Photography / Magazine / Newspaper Spread - Single

2018 Photography Bronze Cube

10.0

Yamaha Corporation

Yamaha Speaker VXS/VXL/VXC Series

Photography / Products / Commercial - Series

2018 Photography Bronze Cube

10.0

Yamaha Corporation

Yamaha Speaker VXS/VXL/VXC Series

Posters / Traditional - Series

2018 Brand & Communication Design Bronze Cube

10.0

NTT DOCOMO, INC.

Redefining Distance

Craft in Online / Mobile / Use of Technology - Single

2018 Interactive Bronze Cube

10.0

EAST JAPAN RAILWAY COMPANY

SLOW TRAIN, SLOW LIFE. “Get Back, Tohoku.”

Art Direction / Poster Advertising - Campaign

2018 Advertising Merit Award

2.0

ABUNOTSURU

"JAPANESE SAKE MIYOSHI"

Art Direction / Press / Print Advertising - Campaign

2018 Advertising Merit Award

2.0

Kobe Simbun

Emergency Collectibles

Press / Newspaper - Single

2018 Advertising Merit Award

2.0

Yahoo! JAPAN

History of the Internet

Illustration / Digital - Single

2018 Illustration Merit Award

2.0

Tokai Polytechnic College

Study Opposite Styles

Illustration / Poster - Series

2018 Illustration Merit Award

2.0

SHIBUYA CITY

Shibuya City Vision

Illustration / Promotional / Collateral - Series

2018 Illustration Merit Award

2.0

Rondade

Go Itami ”photocopy”

Photography / Book - Single

2018 Photography Merit Award

2.0

JINS

Optical Odyssey

Photography / Products / Commercial - Series

2018 Photography Merit Award

2.0

THERMOS K.K.

The Temperature of Deliciousness

Photography / Products / Commercial - Series

2018 Photography Merit Award

2.0

EAST JAPAN RAILWAY COMPANY

Get Back, Tohoku.

Photography / Travel / Tourism - Series

2018 Photography Merit Award

2.0

DOUBLE A

OBSESSION FOR SMOOTHNESS

Motion / Film / Music Video - Single

2018 Motion / Film Craft Merit Award

2.0

good mornings Co., Ltd

The Bridge

Branding / Branding Systems / Corporate Identity for Print - Series

2018 Brand & Communication Design Merit Award

2.0

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan

One plus One.

Branding / Branding Systems / Corporate Identity for Print - Series

2018 Brand & Communication Design Merit Award

2.0

Mavericks

The Whole Earth Catalog

Promotional / Booklet / Brochure / Catalog & Press Promotional Kit - Single

2018 Brand & Communication Design Merit Award

2.0

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan

One plus One.

Posters / Traditional - Series

2018 Brand & Communication Design Merit Award

2.0

EAST JAPAN RAILWAY COMPANY

SLOW TRAIN, SLOW LIFE. “Get Back, Tohoku.”

Posters / Traditional - Series

2018 Brand & Communication Design Merit Award

2.0

Shiga Art School

The Invisible Visible

Posters / Traditional - Series

2018 Brand & Communication Design Merit Award

2.0

Red Bull

RED BULL MUSIC FESTIVAL TOKYO 2017

Posters / Traditional - Series

2018 Brand & Communication Design Merit Award

2.0

ISSEY MIYAKE INC.

HOMME PLISSÉ ISSEY MIYAKE CITY MEETS BODY

Posters / Traditional - Series

2018 Brand & Communication Design Merit Award

2.0

ISSEY MIYAKE INC.

HOMME PLISSÉ ISSEY MIYAKE BOX PLEATS

Posters / Traditional - Series

2018 Brand & Communication Design Merit Award

2.0

DEREK LAM 10 CROSBY

DEREK LAM 10 CROSBY fragrance

Packaging Design / Beauty / Cosmetics / Personal Care - Series

2018 Packaging Design Merit Award

2.0

KIRINZAN BREWERY

KIRINZAN MOMIJI KIN

Packaging Design / Beverage - Series

2018 Packaging Design Merit Award

2.0

Pegasus Candle

Card Candle

Product Design / Home and Housewares - Single

2018 Product Design Merit Award

2.0

The Shizuoka Shimbun and Shizuoka Broadcasting System

Self-spelling KANJI

Typography / Advertising - Series

2018 Typography Merit Award

2.0

Yasuoka Kamaboko

Yasuoka Fishery Rebranding with Swordlike Chinese Character

Typography / Package / Product Typography - Series

2018 Typography Merit Award

2.0

and cosme

BOTCHAN

Typography / Package / Product Typography - Series

2018 Typography Merit Award

2.0

SHA inc.

UNCONTROLLED TYPES by Plotter Drawing

Typography / Poster Typography - Single

2018 Typography Merit Award

2.0

KING JIM CO., LTD.

HITOTOKI CLOCK

Craft in Online / Mobile / Art Direction - Single

2018 Interactive Merit Award

2.0

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