CA’s Advertising Annual has been sitting on my coffee table for more than a week. I finally opened it last night and examined its contents. I have to say, I’m not that impressed with the overall quality of the print work, and I’ve always found it difficult to experience the broadcast winners in a print […]
I’ve noted before that in smaller ad markets, the ADDYs can be a big deal and a point of pride in the local business community. But it’s a sign of the times that there’ll be less entries across the country this year for all awards shows. The Pittsburgh Business Times reports: The Pittsburgh Advertising Federation […]
Omaha’s Oxide Design scored with their poster series for Big Omaha, a tech conference conducted in the Silicon Prairie last May. The posters are featured in Communication Art’s Design Annual 50, which arrived in my mailbox yesterday.
At 89 years old, Art Directors Club–”the first international creative collective of its kind”–has been around the block a few times and seen a shenanigan or two. So stopping scam ads shouldn’t be a problem for the group that awards ADC Cubes for “brilliant creative work” each year. ADC wants to make two points clear: […]
I’m not a big fan of industry award shows. But The Andy Awards are bringing a new twist in 2010 that’s well worth noting. Via Elect the Jury, the Andys aims to provide “the first globally crowd-sourced group of judges, that truly represents where we are headed as an industry.” As you can see in […]
If you’re searching for the agencies with the largest trophy cases, here’s a good place to begin. Creativity compiled results from six leading awards shows–ADC, AICP, ANDYS, Cannes, Clios, D&AD and One Show–to come up with this top ten list of most awarded agencies in the world.