Young Guns 17 Winners

2019: In a year that could arguably be described as the most diverse class in Young Guns history, a jury of more than 60 respected creatives — half of them past Young Guns winners themselves — spent two months reviewing hundreds of submissions from a record 45 different countries. 

After several rounds of judging, which narrowed down the vast pool of talent to a finalist list of 81 creatives, the jury debated, discussed and ultimately selected 28 superstars to be part of Young Guns 17. This year's class runs across a wide variety of disciplines, and with only three YG17 winners being American-born, the global nature of this accolade is becoming even greater.

Simón Sepúlveda Braithwaite


Simón is a creative director from Chile with a wide range of action. His work moves across many languages, from graphic design, illustration, motion to art direction, visual identity, branding, and textile design, among other things. Always driven by an attractive aesthetic resolution, a conceptual and meaningful take, and a subtle sense of humor, he works on both personal initiatives and on commission basis. He is currently based in Barcelona and working worldwide.

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Appy Fizz Agency: Sagmeister & Walsh Client: Appy Fizz Category: YG17 Year: 2019
Frustration Series Agency: Simón Sepúlveda Braithwaite Client: Aquí gallery Category: YG17 Year: 2019
Kinomoto Agency: Simón Sepúlveda Braithwaite Client: Kinomoto Category: YG17 Year: 2019
Soft Territories Agency: Simón Sepúlveda Braithwaite Client: Knockdown Center Category: YG17 Year: 2019
Balance is always precarious Agency: Simón Sepúlveda Braithwaite Client: Knot Collective Category: YG17 Year: 2019
Nave Contemporary Dance Center Agency: Simón Sepúlveda Braithwaite Client: Nave Category: YG17 Year: 2019




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