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 into 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.

Publications & Media / Books / News

Award

Agency

Client

Title

Category

Annual ID

FLIGHT OF THE CLOTILDA Agency: Kadir Nelson / Los Angeles + National Geographic / Washington DC Client: National Geographic Category: Editorial / Front Page - Single
Made in Fukushima. Agency: SERVICEPLAN GERMANY / Munich Client: METER Group Category: Design for Good / Publication Design
The Truth Is Worth It: Fearlessness (ISIS) Agency: Final Cut / New York + Droga5 / New York + Furlined / Los Angeles + Significant Others / New York Client: The New York Times Category: Craft in Motion / Film / Editing
The New York Times for Kids Agency: The Times Magazine / New York Client: The New York Times Magazine Mag Labs Category: Newspapers / Full Issue - Series
Made in Fukushima. Agency: SERVICEPLAN GERMANY / Munich Client: METER Group Category: Books / Limited Edition / Private Press / Special Format - Single
Madness In Crowds Agency: Beehive Books / Philadelphia + Headcase Design / Philadelphia Client: Beehive Books Category: Books / Image-Driven - Single
The Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge Memory Agency: Minmin qu & qian jiang / Nanjing Client: JIANGSU ART MUSEUM Category: Books / Image-Driven - Single
Muito Esquisito Agency: Casa Rex / São Paulo Client: Pulo do Gato Category: Book / Series
Paul Smith's Cycling Scrapbook Agency: Tenmilliontimes Design / Nanjing Client: Hunan Literature and Art Publishing House Category: Books / Text-Driven - Single
Made in Fukushima. Agency: SERVICEPLAN GERMANY / Munich Client: METER Group Category: Innovation / Single or Series
Caption Contest Agency: BBDO / New York + The er / New York Client: The New Yorker Category: Social Media / Instagram
The New York Issue Agency: The Times Magazine / New York Client: The New York Times Magazine Category: Magazines / Magazine Cover - Single
The New York Issue Agency: The Times Magazine / New York Client: The New York Times Magazine Category: Magazines / Magazine Full Issue - Single
Great Performers Agency: The Times Magazine / New York Client: The New York Times Magazine Category: Magazines / Magazine Full Issue - Single
The Truth Is Local Agency: The New York Times / New York + Local Projects / New York Client: The New York Times Category: Experiential Design / Installations - Series
Covering Climate Now Agency: TBWA\Chiat\Day / New York + Design by Disruption / New York Client: Columbia Journalism Review Category: Direct / Wildcard - Single
Bloomberg — Charting Futures Agency: Algo / Torino + Illo / Torino Client: Bloomberg Category: Innovation
Typographic Design in China Agency: T-Change Design Studio / Nanjing Client: Shenzhen Graphic Design Association (SGDA) Category: Books / Limited Edition / Private Press / Special Format - Single
‘Human Scum’ and Trump’s Tortured English Agency: Nicolas Ortega / New York + The Times Magazine / New York Client: The New York Times Category: Editorial / Spread - Single
The New York Issue: Cover Agency: The Times Magazine / New York Client: The New York Times Magazine Category: Use of Typography / Single
Ninety-Nine Percent Fearless (Laura Dern) Agency: The Times Magazine / New York Client: The New York Times Magazine Category: Magazines / Magazine Story / Spread - Single
Moving Agency: Eugenia Mello / Brooklyn Client: Victionary Category: Book / Series
Planet or Plastic? Agency: Square Pixel / Rio de Janeiro + Saatchi & Saatchi / Dubai Client: National Geographic Category: Design for Good / Illustration - Series
Dragon’s Delusion - Book Cover & Jacket Design Agency: STUDIO-M / Hong Kong Client: Dragon’s Delusion Category: Books / Jacket - Series
The New York Times For Kids: The Fear Issue Covers Agency: The Times Magazine / New York Client: The New York Times Magazine Labs Category: Newspapers / Front Page - Series
Putting a Price on the End of the World Agency: The New York Times Magazine / New York Client: The New York Times Magazine Category: Editorial / Front Page - Single
LANGUAGE SANCTUARY Agency: Dentsu Inc. / Tokyo + Dentsu Creative X Inc. / Tokyo Client: Okinawa Times Category: Posters / Traditional - Series
So the internet didn't turn out the way we hoped Agency: The Times Magazine / New York Client: The New York Times Magazine Category: Online / Mobile Websites / Website
Nature's co-citation network infographic Agency: Nature / New York + Barabási Lab / Boston Client: Nature Category: Magazines / Magazine Infographics - Single or Series
The New York Times Magazine Labs Special Sections Agency: The Times Magazine / New York Client: The New York Times Magazine Labs Category: Newspapers / Full Issue - Series
Breeze blows to the page, you read Agency: XXL Studio / Beijing Client: Hainan Publishing House Category: Books / Limited Edition / Private Press / Special Format - Single
LEONARDO DAVID Agency: Airbnb Magazine / New York Client: AIR B N B MAGAZINE Category: Editorial / Spread - Single
What Parents Can Do About Gendered Toys Agency: Ran Zheng / Jersey City + NPR / Washington, D.C. Client: NPR Category: Digital / Single
Made in Fukushima. Agency: SERVICEPLAN GERMANY / Munich Client: METER Group Category: Books / Jacket - Single
Observing and Mirroring - Dwelling Philosophy Agency: T-Change Design Studio / Nanjing Client: Day Day Up Design Consultant Category: Books / Image-Driven - Single
Hunhun's Notes Agency: Day Day Up Design Consultancy / Zhongshan Client: Phoenix Fine Arts Publishing, Ltd. Category: Books / Image-Driven - Single
THE ART OF TATSURO KIUCHI Agency: Tatsuro Kiuchi / Tokyo + Genkosha / Tokyo Client: Genkosha Category: Book / Series
Anansi Boys Agency: The Folio Society / London + Francis Vallejo / Detroit Client: The Folio Society Category: Book / Series
THE TIGER IN MY YARD Agency: YUKE LI / New York Client: YUKE Category: Book / Series
Carol H. Williams and the Rejected Script Agency: FCB / Chicago + Lord + Thomas / Chicago + FCB Global / New York + Ad Age / New York Client: Ad Age Category: Animation / Single
Redaction Failures Agency: VICE News / Brooklyn Client: VICE News Category: Craft in Motion / Film / Typography
COMA – A GettyImages Original Series Agency: AlmapBBDO / Sao Paulo + Getty Images / Sao Paulo Client: Getty Images Category: Branded Content / Entertainment - Episodic / Web Series
50 Years of Pride Agency: Sunday Afternoon / New York + The Times Magazine / New York Client: The New York Times Category: Editorial / Front Page - Single
Deconstructing Bong Joon-ho Agency: Nicole Rifkin / Jersey City + The Times Magazine / New York Client: The New York Times Category: Editorial / Front Page - Single
ART CONNOISSEURS Agency: The er / New York Client: THE NEW YORKER Category: Editorial / Front Page - Single
LOLOSOSO – 60 years of anothermountainman Agency: Mak Kai Hang / Hong Kong Client: Joint Publishing (HK) Category: Books / Text-Driven - Single
The Appreciation of Poems in Tang and Song Dynasty Agency: T-Change Design Studio / Nanjing Client: The Commercial Press Category: Books / Text-Driven - Single
COMA – A GettyImages Original Series Agency: AlmapBBDO / Sao Paulo + Getty Images / Sao Paulo Client: Getty Images Category: Craft in Writing / TV / Film / Video - Campaign
Madonna at 60 Agency: The Times Magazine / New York Client: The New York Times Magazine Category: Magazines / Magazine Cover - Single
Undiscovered Rembrandt Agency: The Times Magazine / New York Client: The New York Times Magazine Category: Magazines / Magazine Cover - Single

2020 Illustration Gold Cube

Kadir Nelson / Los Angeles + National Geographic / Washington DC

National Geographic

FLIGHT OF THE CLOTILDA

Editorial / Front Page - Single

ADC_ILT20_016G

2020 Publication Design Gold Cube

SERVICEPLAN GERMANY / Munich

METER Group

Made in Fukushima.

Design for Good / Publication Design

ADC_DFG20_037G

2020 Motion / Film / Gaming Craft Gold Cube

Final Cut / New York + Droga5 / New York + Furlined / Los Angeles + Significant Others / New York

The New York Times

The Truth Is Worth It: Fearlessness (ISIS)

Craft in Motion / Film / Editing

ADC_MOT20_011G

2020 Publication Design Gold Cube

The Times Magazine / New York

The New York Times Magazine Mag Labs

The New York Times for Kids

Newspapers / Full Issue - Series

ADC_PUB20_022G

2020 Publication Design Gold Cube

SERVICEPLAN GERMANY / Munich

METER Group

Made in Fukushima.

Books / Limited Edition / Private Press / Special Format - Single

ADC_PUB20_007G

2020 Publication Design Gold Cube

Beehive Books / Philadelphia + Headcase Design / Philadelphia

Beehive Books

Madness In Crowds

Books / Image-Driven - Single

ADC_PUB20_001G

2020 Publication Design Gold Cube

Minmin qu & qian jiang / Nanjing

JIANGSU ART MUSEUM

The Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge Memory

Books / Image-Driven - Single

ADC_PUB20_002G

2020 Illustration Gold Cube

Casa Rex / São Paulo

Pulo do Gato

Muito Esquisito

Book / Series

ADC_ILT20_008G

2020 Publication Design Silver Cube

Tenmilliontimes Design / Nanjing

Hunan Literature and Art Publishing House

Paul Smith's Cycling Scrapbook

Books / Text-Driven - Single

ADC_PUB20_010S

2020 Brand / Communication Design Silver Cube

SERVICEPLAN GERMANY / Munich

METER Group

Made in Fukushima.

Innovation / Single or Series

ADC_BCD20_018S

2020 Interactive Silver Cube

BBDO / New York + The er / New York

The New Yorker

Caption Contest

Social Media / Instagram

ADC_INT20_033S

2020 Publication Design Silver Cube

The Times Magazine / New York

The New York Times Magazine

The New York Issue

Magazines / Magazine Cover - Single

ADC_PUB20_014S

2020 Publication Design Silver Cube

The Times Magazine / New York

The New York Times Magazine

The New York Issue

Magazines / Magazine Full Issue - Single

ADC_PUB20_015S

2020 Publication Design Silver Cube

The Times Magazine / New York

The New York Times Magazine

Great Performers

Magazines / Magazine Full Issue - Single

ADC_PUB20_016S

2020 Experiential Design Silver Cube

The New York Times / New York + Local Projects / New York

The New York Times

The Truth Is Local

Experiential Design / Installations - Series

ADC_EXP20_012S

2020 Advertising Silver Cube

TBWA\Chiat\Day / New York + Design by Disruption / New York

Columbia Journalism Review

Covering Climate Now

Direct / Wildcard - Single

ADC_ADV20_045S

2020 Publication Design Silver Cube

Algo / Torino + Illo / Torino

Bloomberg

Bloomberg — Charting Futures

Innovation

ADC_PUB20_013S

2020 Publication Design Silver Cube

T-Change Design Studio / Nanjing

Shenzhen Graphic Design Association (SGDA)

Typographic Design in China

Books / Limited Edition / Private Press / Special Format - Single

ADC_PUB20_008S

2020 Illustration Silver Cube

Nicolas Ortega / New York + The Times Magazine / New York

The New York Times

‘Human Scum’ and Trump’s Tortured English

Editorial / Spread - Single

ADC_ILT20_018S

2020 Typography Silver Cube

The Times Magazine / New York

The New York Times Magazine

The New York Issue: Cover

Use of Typography / Single

ADC_TYP20_015S

2020 Publication Design Silver Cube

The Times Magazine / New York

The New York Times Magazine

Ninety-Nine Percent Fearless (Laura Dern)

Magazines / Magazine Story / Spread - Single

ADC_PUB20_019S

2020 Illustration Silver Cube

Eugenia Mello / Brooklyn

Victionary

Moving

Book / Series

ADC_ILT20_009S

2020 Illustration Bronze Cube

Square Pixel / Rio de Janeiro + Saatchi & Saatchi / Dubai

National Geographic

Planet or Plastic?

Design for Good / Illustration - Series

ADC_DFG20_023B

2020 Publication Design Bronze Cube

STUDIO-M / Hong Kong

Dragon’s Delusion

Dragon’s Delusion - Book Cover & Jacket Design

Books / Jacket - Series

ADC_PUB20_006B

2020 Publication Design Bronze Cube

The Times Magazine / New York

The New York Times Magazine Labs

The New York Times For Kids: The Fear Issue Covers

Newspapers / Front Page - Series

ADC_PUB20_020B

2020 Illustration Bronze Cube

The New York Times Magazine / New York

The New York Times Magazine

Putting a Price on the End of the World

Editorial / Front Page - Single

ADC_ILT20_017B

2020 Brand / Communication Design Bronze Cube

Dentsu Inc. / Tokyo + Dentsu Creative X Inc. / Tokyo

Okinawa Times

LANGUAGE SANCTUARY

Posters / Traditional - Series

ADC_BCD20_025B

2020 Interactive Bronze Cube

The Times Magazine / New York

The New York Times Magazine

So the internet didn't turn out the way we hoped

Online / Mobile Websites / Website

ADC_INT20_028B

2020 Publication Design Bronze Cube

Nature / New York + Barabási Lab / Boston

Nature

Nature's co-citation network infographic

Magazines / Magazine Infographics - Single or Series

ADC_PUB20_018B

2020 Publication Design Bronze Cube

The Times Magazine / New York

The New York Times Magazine Labs

The New York Times Magazine Labs Special Sections

Newspapers / Full Issue - Series

ADC_PUB20_023B

2020 Publication Design Bronze Cube

XXL Studio / Beijing

Hainan Publishing House

Breeze blows to the page, you read

Books / Limited Edition / Private Press / Special Format - Single

ADC_PUB20_009B

2020 Illustration Bronze Cube

Airbnb Magazine / New York

AIR B N B MAGAZINE

LEONARDO DAVID

Editorial / Spread - Single

ADC_ILT20_019B

2020 Illustration Bronze Cube

Ran Zheng / Jersey City + NPR / Washington, D.C.

NPR

What Parents Can Do About Gendered Toys

Digital / Single

ADC_ILT20_014B

2020 Publication Design Bronze Cube

SERVICEPLAN GERMANY / Munich

METER Group

Made in Fukushima.

Books / Jacket - Single

ADC_PUB20_005B

2020 Publication Design Bronze Cube

T-Change Design Studio / Nanjing

Day Day Up Design Consultant

Observing and Mirroring - Dwelling Philosophy

Books / Image-Driven - Single

ADC_PUB20_003B

2020 Publication Design Bronze Cube

Day Day Up Design Consultancy / Zhongshan

Phoenix Fine Arts Publishing, Ltd.

Hunhun's Notes

Books / Image-Driven - Single

ADC_PUB20_004B

2020 Illustration Bronze Cube

Tatsuro Kiuchi / Tokyo + Genkosha / Tokyo

Genkosha

THE ART OF TATSURO KIUCHI

Book / Series

ADC_ILT20_010B

2020 Illustration Bronze Cube

The Folio Society / London + Francis Vallejo / Detroit

The Folio Society

Anansi Boys

Book / Series

ADC_ILT20_011B

2020 Illustration Bronze Cube

YUKE LI / New York

YUKE

THE TIGER IN MY YARD

Book / Series

ADC_ILT20_012B

2020 Illustration Merit Award

FCB / Chicago + Lord + Thomas / Chicago + FCB Global / New York + Ad Age / New York

Ad Age

Carol H. Williams and the Rejected Script

Animation / Single

ADC_ILT20_026M

2020 Motion / Film / Gaming Craft Merit Award

VICE News / Brooklyn

VICE News

Redaction Failures

Craft in Motion / Film / Typography

ADC_MOT20_061M

2020 Advertising Merit Award

AlmapBBDO / Sao Paulo + Getty Images / Sao Paulo

Getty Images

COMA – A GettyImages Original Series

Branded Content / Entertainment - Episodic / Web Series

ADC_ADV20_076M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

Sunday Afternoon / New York + The Times Magazine / New York

The New York Times

50 Years of Pride

Editorial / Front Page - Single

ADC_ILT20_040M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

Nicole Rifkin / Jersey City + The Times Magazine / New York

The New York Times

Deconstructing Bong Joon-ho

Editorial / Front Page - Single

ADC_ILT20_041M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

The er / New York

THE NEW YORKER

ART CONNOISSEURS

Editorial / Front Page - Single

ADC_ILT20_042M

2020 Publication Design Merit Award

Mak Kai Hang / Hong Kong

Joint Publishing (HK)

LOLOSOSO – 60 years of anothermountainman

Books / Text-Driven - Single

ADC_PUB20_042M

2020 Publication Design Merit Award

T-Change Design Studio / Nanjing

The Commercial Press

The Appreciation of Poems in Tang and Song Dynasty

Books / Text-Driven - Single

ADC_PUB20_043M

2020 Advertising Merit Award

AlmapBBDO / Sao Paulo + Getty Images / Sao Paulo

Getty Images

COMA – A GettyImages Original Series

Craft in Writing / TV / Film / Video - Campaign

ADC_ADV20_090M

2020 Publication Design Merit Award

The Times Magazine / New York

The New York Times Magazine

Madonna at 60

Magazines / Magazine Cover - Single

ADC_PUB20_048M

2020 Publication Design Merit Award

The Times Magazine / New York

The New York Times Magazine

Undiscovered Rembrandt

Magazines / Magazine Cover - Single

ADC_PUB20_049M

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