ADC Awards

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ADC100 Brand / Communication Design Jury

Stewart Devlin

EVP, Director of Design Innovation

BBDO New York

New York, USA

Graduating from the University of Central Lancashire in Preston, Stewart began his career in London with Lewis Moberly, then moved to Williams Murray Hamm. Curious about life in the US, he moved to New York City, where he’s been a creative director at Taxi advertising agency, The Partners, a founding partner of Red Peak and ECD of Sid Lee. In 2020 he became EVP, Director of design innovation at BBDO New York.

Stewart has branded Caribbean islands, created the identity for the largest semiconductor company in the world and designed revolutionary packaging for grocery brands. He’s tackled 21st century typographic challenges with the creation the first global, proprietary font. For a NYC charity empowering underserved kids through art, Stewart convinced James Nares, Diane Von Furstenberg, Cynthia Rowley and 42 other renowned designers to help him create the identity.

Named as one of Graphic Design USA People to Watch, Stewart’s work has been recognized by the International Festival of Creativity at Cannes, D&AD, the One Show, CLIO, Type Directors Club, LIA Awards, Graphis, the Art Directors Club, Communication Arts and more.




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