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TBWA Named 2019 ADC Awards Network of the Year, TBWA\HAKUHODO Agency of the Year

TBWA Worldwide

May 07, 2019

An outstanding night for the TBWA collective, with TBWA\Hakuhodo, TBWA\Media Arts Lab, TBWA\Chiat\Day New York and HEIMAT all awarded gold cubes

TBWA Worldwide was named Network of the Year at the 2019 ADC Awards in New York last night, with the global collective taking home six Best of Discipline awards, 17 Gold, 11 Silver and nine Bronze, finishing as the year’s highest-scoring agency network across all disciplines. TBWA\Hakuhodo was also celebrated as Agency of the Year, receiving three Best of Discipline, eight Gold and one Silver for their AIG Insurance “Pride Jersey” campaign, with their AIG client partner also awarded Brand of the Year.

Other TBWA agencies shined throughout the night, with TBWA\Media Arts Lab winning six of the awarded Gold cubes for Apple’s “Welcome Home,” two Silver and five Bronze for Apple “Safe Your Gifts” and one Silver for “Behind the Mac.”

TBWA\Chiat\Day New York received fantastic recognition across a diverse range of clients, awarded three Best of Discipline and Gold awards, two for the Columbia Journalism Review “Fake Newsstand,” one for the Thomson Reuters Foundation “Unboxing The Truth” campaign, plus another five Silver cubes, three for adidas “Billie Jean King Your Shoes” and two for the “Fake Newsstand.”

HEIMAT Berlin also won a Gold for their Bloomy Days “Flowers Talking” and two Silver cubes for the Hornback Werkstuck Chair.

See the full list of TBWA's award-winning work below.

Chris Garbutt, TBWA’s Global Chief Creative Officer said: ““It’s a great honor to be recognized by the ADC. Art direction and design are such an important part of our culture so this recognition is especially meaningful to us. I’m also proud to see the breadth of our global collective represented, with so many of our agencies continuing to push to do the brave thing. A special mention goes to Agency of the Year TBWA\Hakuhodo, with their client AIG named Brand of the Year. We also saw beautiful work recognized from TBWA\Media Arts Lab, TBWA\Chiat\Day New York, Heimat and TBWA\India. We are energized by the momentum that continues to build across our collective. It's only the beginning!”

This ADC accolade come at a time of positive momentum for the TBWA agency collective, after recently being named to both Ad Age’s Agency A-List and Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies List for 2019, as well as being celebrated as Adweek’s Global Agency of the Year for 2018.

Says Chris Garbutt, TBWA’s Global Chief Creative Officer: “It’s a great honor to be recognized by the ADC. Art direction and design are such an important part of our culture and so this recognition is especially meaningful to us. I’m proud to see our global collective contributing and our agencies continue to push to do the brave thing. A special mention goes to TBWA\Hakuhodo awarded Agency of the Year with their client AIG named Brand of the Year. Beyond that, we had beautiful work recognized from TBWA\Chiat\Day New York, TBWA\Media Arts Lab, Heimat and TBWA\India. We are energized by the momentum that continues to build across our collective. It's only the beginning!”

This ADC accolade come at a time of positive momentum for the TBWA agency collective, after recently being named to both Ad Age’s Agency A-List and Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies List for 2019, as well as being celebrated as Adweek’s Global Agency of the Year for 2018.

Full list of ADC Accolades
GOLD
Heimat
Campaign: Bloomy Days "Flowers Talking"
GOLD | Packaging Design

TBWA\HAKUHODO
Campaign: AIG Insurance "Pride Jersey"
GOLD | Advertising Dimensional- Campaign
GOLD | Advertising- Promotional Materials
GOLD | Brand Communication Design, Apparel
GOLD | Advertising- Promotional Materials
GOLD | Brand Communication Design, Apparel
GOLD | Product Design, Product Design-Single
GOLD | Product Design, Product Design
GOLD | Product Design, Single or Series
Best of Discipline for Brand / Communication Design
Best of Discipline for Fashion Design
Best of Discipline for Product Design category

TBWA\Media Arts Lab
Campaign: Apple "Welcome Home"
GOLD | Advertising | Short Form
GOLD | Advertising | Cinematography - Single
GOLD | Advertising | Direction - Single
GOLD | Advertising | Special Effects - Single
GOLD | Advertising | Online- Single
GOLD | Motion/Film Craft

TBWA\Chiat Day NY
Campaign: Thomson Reuters Foundation "Unboxing The Truth"
GOLD | Packaging Design | Single or Series
Best of Discipline for Packaging Design

TBWA\Chiat Day NY
Campaign: Columbia Journalism Review "Fake Newsstand"
GOLD | Typography | Single
Best of Discipline for Publication Design
Best of Discipline for Typography.

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SILVER
Heimat
Campaign: Hornbach "Werkstuck Chair"
SILVER | Advertising, Dimensional-Single
SILVER | Category: Integrated Campaign

TBWA\HAKUHODO
Campaign: AIG Insurance "Pride Jersey"
SILVER | Brand/Communication Design

TBWA\Media Arts Lab
Campaign: Apple "Share Your Gifts"
SILVER | Advertising | Cinematography - Single
SILVER | Advertising | Motion- Single

TBWA\Media Arts Lab
Campaign: Apple "Behind the Mac"
SILVER | Integrated - Campaign

TBWA\Chiat Day NY
Campaign: Columbia Journalism Review "Fake Newsstand"
SILVER | Publication Design | Publication Design- Series
SILVER | Publication Design | Publication Design

TBWA\Chiat Day NY
Campaign: adidas "Billie Jean King Your Shoes"
SILVER | Fashion Design | Single
SILVER | Advertising | Wildcard - Single
SILVER | Advertising | Single

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Bronze
TBWA\India
Campaign: "Blink to Speak"
BRONZE | Product Design | Single or Series
BRONZE | Product Design | Single

TBWA\Media Arts Lab
Campaign: Apple "Share Your Gifts"
BRONZE | Advertising | Television- Single
BRONZE | Advertising | Direction- Single
BRONZE | Advertising | Special Effects- Single
BRONZE | Motion/Film Craft | Animation- Single or Series

TBWA\Media Arts Lab
Campaign: Apple "Welcome Home"
BRONZE | Advertising | Editing: Single

Heimat
Campaign: Hornbach "Werkstuck Chair"
BRONZE | Advertising | Single

Campaign: Hornbach "Sweat it Out"
BRONZE | Motion/Film Craft