ADC Awards

The ADC Annual Awards is the oldest continuously running industry award show in the world. Now in its incredible 101st 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.

ADC100 Illustration Jury

Hélène Baum-Owoyele

Designer / Illustrator

Berlin, Germany

Hélène Baum-Owoyele is a French-German illustrator based in Berlin. „There are no lines in nature, only areas of colour, one against another“ (Manet). This principle guides her work and life. Originally a trained graphic designer, she enjoys creating colourful, vibrant images which draw inspiration from her multi-cultural background. Her watercolour and vector artworks have been used in various contexts, from the editorial and children’s books to advertising. Clients include: The New York Times, Tate, The Lily and New Statesman.

See more of her work at or on Instagram @helene.baum




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