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.

2012 One Show Design Judges

Paul Groves

Creative Director



Paul Groves

Paul is currently living and working in Paris as Creative Director of W&cie, a widely recognized design and communications company.

Paul is a graduate in graphic design at Norwich School of Arts, England, A specialist in Branding, Corporate Identity, Print and Retail design. His career started in London, at FOUR IV Design Consultants (Natural History Museum, Emess Lighting, Reiss, British Rail). He was the Senior Designer at Interbrand Newell & Sorrel working on global branding accounts (British Airways, Barclays and Selfridges&Co).

Paul moved to France in 1998, joining EuroRSCG network as senior designer and was named Creative Director and Manager of W&cie in 2005. He has worked on the brand updates for Somfy, Sodexo (TopCom 2008) Europ Assistance, and other clients including Aéroports de Paris (Cannes Lion 2008), The Coca Cola Company, Accor, Total, Dassault Systèmes, Alcatel, Euler Hermes, Lafarge, Leclerc, Palais de Congrès de Paris, Caisse des Depôts, Ministre de Education National, Air Liquide and Société Généralé. Paul is a member of Le Club des Directeurs Artistiques, and judged at EUROBEST 2010 and Cannes 2011.

Paul is also a judge and teacher when he has time for Intuit-Lab, Maryse Eloy, and ECV Art schools, Paris.




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