The One Show

The One Show is the world's most prestigious award show in advertising, design and digital marketing. For over 40 years, the Gold Pencil has been regarded as one of the top prizes in the creative industry. The One Show has had a rich legacy of honoring some of the most groundbreaking ideas, created by some of the most remarkable minds in creativity.

2020 One Show Design Jury

Esra Guelmen

Head of Design



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 and designer at Ogilvy Frankfurt. Then later moved to Amsterdam and worked as an art director at Ogilvy Amsterdam. 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 and opened three solo shows so far in Amsterdam, Hamburg and Berlin.




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