ADC Awards

The ADC Annual Awards, part of The One Club for Creativity, is the oldest continuously running industry award show in the world. Now heading in its incredible 100th 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.


Esra Gülmen

Head of Design

Heimat, Berlin


Esra Gülmen (1986, Istanbul) is a Visual Artist and Designer working as a Head of Design at Heimat, Berlin.

After studying interior design, she worked as an Assistant Professor, taught Basic Design at Marmara Fine Arts Faculty. After 2 years of working as an academician, she moved to Germany and started her new career as an art director at Ogilvy Frankfurt. After Frankfurt, she moved to Amsterdam and continued working for Ogilvy for two more years. She has won many international awards including Cannes Lions, One Show, D&AD, Eurobest, Epica, LIA, ADC Germany. Esra is a member of ADC Germany and four times in a row she was selected to 200 Best Illustrators Worldwide from Lürzer's Archive Magazine.

As an artist, she loves to blend illustration and typography into artworks. She has exhibited her art in many group shows so far and opened her first solo show called ''13'' which includes 13 limited edition screen prints in Amsterdam. Currently, she is working on her new solo show with the Hamburg based XH Collective.




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