ADC Awards

The ADC Annual Awards is the oldest continuously running industry award show in the world. Now in its 99th year, these Awards celebrate the very best in advertising, design, illustration, photography, packaging, motion and digital media, all with a focus on craftsmanship and innovation.

Publication Design

Joseph Hutchinson

Creative Director

Rolling Stone

New York

Joseph Hutchinson is the Creative Director for Rolling Stone where he oversees design and visuals of the magazine, the website, books and special interest publications. This year, Joseph led a major redesign of the magazine and web site to refresh content strategy, elevate the design, create more impact for photography, improve reader/user experience and evolve the brand. In addition, he oversaw an update of Rolling Stone’s iconic logo. Under his leadership, the magazine has won numerous medals and awards for design, photography and illustration. Before joining Rolling Stone, Joseph served as Creative Director and Deputy Managing Editor of the Los Angeles Times, where he redesigned and revitalized the paper, turning it into one of the nation’s visual journalism powerhouses. Prior to the Times, he served as Assistant Managing Editor for Design and Graphics of The Baltimore Sun, where under his leadership the paper earned the “World’s Best Designed Newspaper” award from the Society for News Design.




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