ADC Annual pokes (gentle) fun at the industry

If you’ve seen our May Annual, you will have noticed a humorous call for entries ad for the Art Directors Club. The same DDB team behind that ad has produced the 91st ADC Annual, which continues to send up the creative industry

If you’ve seen our May Annual, you will have noticed a humorous call for entries ad for the Art Directors Club. The same DDB team behind that ad has produced the 91st ADC Annual, which continues to send up the creative industry

 

The awards annual is the work of DDB New York. Book designers Juan Carlos Pagan and Brian Gartside introduce each section with an illustration by Rami Niemi on a different aspect of creative life. Niemi’s work also appears on the cover in a cheeky reference to ‘big agency dinosaurs’.

Here’s Niemi’s take on the long haul to success.

 

Spread from the ‘motion’ cageory

 

Illustration

 

Digital

 

Photography

 

And more from the book

 

And the back cover

 

 

Credits:
Agency: DDB New York
Creative direction: Matt Eastwood and Menno Kluin
Art direction: Carlos Wigle
Copywriter: Aron Fried
Book design: Juan Carlos Pagan & Brian Gartside
Illustrations: Rami Niemi

 

Out now, the May 2013 issue of Creative Review is our biggest ever. Features over 100 pages of the year’s best work in the Creative Review Annual 2013 (in association with iStockphoto), plus profiles on Morag Myerscough, Part of a Biggler Plan and Human After All as well as analysis, comment, reviews and opinion

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