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ADC Announces 'Of the Year' Award Winners

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ADC Announces 'Of the Year' Award Winners

A passionate week at the ADC Festival of Art + Craft in Advertising and Design in Miami Beach April 27-29 was punctuated by the announcement and celebration of the winners of the ADC 94th Annual Awards and the Tomorrow Awards, including all special “Of the Year” awards.

Full credit lists and the winning work itself are visible on adcglobal.org, as well as downloadable reels. View all ADC 94th Annual Awards Design, Illustration and Photography winners here, all ADC 94th Annual Awards  Advertising, Digital and Motion winners here, and all ADC Tomorrow Awards 2015 winners here

The Special “Of the Year” Awards (a cumulative-based honor) are as follows:

Best in Show (Design)

ADC honors each best-in-show winner with the ADC Black Cube. The Black Cube is only awarded to entries in the Design, Digital and Advertising categories, and is awarded at the discretion of a unanimous jury; as such, the Black Cube is not awarded every year.

- Interbrand for Paper Prison for the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Trust


Best in Show (Advertising)

ADC honors each best-in-show winner with the ADC Black Cube. The Black Cube is only awarded to entries in the Design, Digital and Advertising categories, and is awarded at the discretion of a unanimous jury; as such, the Black Cube is not awarded every year.

- Leo Burnett Dubai for the “Two for One” Tickets Campaign for Du


Designism Awards

Born in 2011 out of a popular ADC annual speaker series, the ADC Designism Cube is a highly coveted honor awarded only to non-profit efforts. Winning entries not only meet peerless creative standards, but they must also encourage positive societal and political change.

1. Dani Rubio Arauna/Rai Pinto for ‘Animals Playing Hide and Seek — Hospital Sant Joan de Déu’ for Hospital Sant Joan de Déu

2. Leo Burnett Costa Rica for ‘Incomplete Bios’ for Fundacion Paniamor


Design Team of the Year

- New York Times Magazine


Agency of the Year

- Leo Burnett Dubai


Network of the Year

- Leo Burnett Worldwide


Production Company of the Year

- Quad Group: Quad Productions, WIZZdesign and Fix Studio


Digital Agency of the Year

- R/GA


Client of the Year

- Procter & Gamble/Always


School of the Year

-School of Visual Arts


The ADC 94th Annual Awards were given out at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and the Frank Gehry-designed New World Center. The Tomorrow Awards were bestowed at 1111 Lincoln Road. These evening gala events ended each day of the ADC Festival,  after hands-on inspirational workshops with international artists and a passionate crowd.

Learn more about the ADC Annual Awards here, the ADC Tomorrow Awards here and the ADC Festival of Art + Craft in Advertising and Design here. 

For recap photos, video and coverage of the both ADC Festival and the awards celebrations, visit ADC’s popular Twitter, Facebook, Blog and Instagram pages or the #ADCFestival hashtag.