November/December 2016

Advertising Annual | 57


Sarah Wilmer
Surreal, cinematic work springs from the depths of this New York–based photographer’s imagination.
Kadir Nelson

The Los Angeles-based illustrator's work combines old-school techniques with modern sensibilities.

A Practice for Everyday Life
Inspired by conceptual art, this London-based design firm imbues every facet of its work with purpose.
Giant Ant
A tightly knit team makes up the soul of this versatile Vancouver-based animation and production studio.


A new campaign for Estrella Damm, illustrated by Lorenzo Petrantoni, captures the energy of the Barcelona football world. 

Griffin Archer’s new campaign for J.R. Watkins reminds us why we’ve got to hand it to our hands.

SapientNitro challenges food waste in the United States by asking if "BEST IF USED BY" should really be "BEST IF USED".

A motion-controlled camera arm captures the surreal composite images in Coldplay’s music video for “Up&Up.”

A bold icon and geometric typography pop in Studio Juice’s colorful, revitalized identity for Camden Town Brewery.

Shine United pays homage to Wisconsin’s strong dairy heritage with a nostalgic series of illustrated posters. 

From the Apollo 11 Command Module to the supersonic Bell X-1 plane, Bluecadet’s touchscreen wall helps visitors discover the National Air and Space Museum’s many relics.

Brand Union’s identity for charitable initiative Race Against Dementia combines the distortion of dementia with the speed of motorsport.

Where am I? FCB Toronto’s tourism campaign answers: an Ontario you’ve never seen before. 

Head to Sonos’s new Manhattan store, then step inside any of its seven Listening Rooms. A superior home listening experience awaits.


Jiaxi & Zhe
This New York–based duo bring fine art discernment to commercial photography.
Judit Besze
Classical imagery and design abound in this Budapest-based designer’s work.
Owen Gent
This Bristol-based illustrator evokes emotion through his mysterious compositions.


Design Culture
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Laura Rogers, Caio Lazzuri, Leigh Reyes, Magnus Hierta and Daniel Pradilla share what inspires them.

Book Reviews

Helen Armstrong connects a diverse mix of design theories and practices in this collection of essays written by the pioneers of digital innovation.

Rob Alderson provides a timely focus on truly imaginative working environments.

Kerri P. Steinberg explores how advertising reflects and shapes Jewish American culture.

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