May 6, 2013
Michael Schnabel wins six awards at the One Eyeland Awards, picking up recognition for his architecture, advertising and landscape work. One Eyeland is a community of the finest photographers around the world and past winners have also been recognized in the Graphis Photography Annual, Communication Arts Photography Annual, National Geographic and Prix de la Photographie, Paris (Px3).
May 3, 2013
Emir Haveric recently photographed Mercedes-Benz’ new GLA Concept that debuted at the Shanghai Motor Show last week. He captures the compact SUV’s futuristic design and modern sleekness, legitimizing all the hype that’s built up around the car. The GLA Concept is expected to arrive sometime in 2015.
April 30, 2013
American Illustration and American Photography recently announced their selections for 2013 featuring work from the world’s top image makers. John Hendrix, Tara McPherson (winning piece pictured above) and Yuko Shimizu were among the B&A illustrators selected for American Illustration 32. Works by photographers Jamie Chung, Nick & Chloe, Michael Turek and Stephen Wilkes were chosen to appear in American Photography 29.
August 13, 2012
Michael Warren and Stephen Wilkes win in Communication Arts 53rd Photography Annual. Both photographers were awarded prizes in the Editorial category. Only 125 winners were selected from nearly 5,000 entries. The publication’s annual selects the best photography from the past year in categories such as Advertising, Editorial, Self-Promotion, and Institutional.
Read about Michael Warren and Stephen Wilkes’s winning photographs
July 13, 2012
Kai & Sunny’s cover for Little White Lies is the winner of a D&AD Award. The annual awards celebrate outstanding work in design and advertising. This year the D&AD is celebrating their 50th Anniversary. Kai & Sunny’s Little White Lies cover won in the Magazine and Newspaper Design/Entire Magazine category.
Read about the inspiration for Kai and Sunny’s award-winning cover
June 26, 2012
Ars Thanea’s project for HBO Asia won Silver at the 2012 PromaxBDA Awards. The annual competition honors the best media marketing from the past year. Ars Thanea was awarded in the Global Excellence Promotion, Marketing and Design-Print category. The winners were honored at a conference in Los Angeles in June.
Read about Ars Thanea’s award-winning project for HBO Asia
June 18, 2012
Diver & Aguilar’s campaign for A.K. Damm Beer covers a special edition of Lürzer’s Archive. The advertising archive is honoring the 200 Best Food and Drink Ads from 2000-2010 in their latest publication. Lürzer’s allowed their Facebook fans to decide the cover. Of the six images to choose from, fans overwhelmingly selected Diver & Aguilar’s Marie Antoinette-inspired image from the 2007 campaign for the Alsatian beer company. The photography duo collaborated with Barcelona-based agency Caldas Naya on the imagery that features the tagline “German Character. French Refinement.” The special publication is over 300 pages long and was released last week.
Read more about Diver and Aguilar’s special honor
June 11, 2012
Andrew Bannecker, Olaf Hajek, Thornberg & Forester, and Rod Hunt have been selected in 3X3 Magazine’s ProShow Annual 2012. 3X3 is published three times a year and is the first magazine devoted entirely to the art of contemporary illustration. One issue a year is the international juried show annual which includes the best illustration in advertising, books, editorial, sci-fi, institutional, gallery, unpublished, and children’s books.
Read more of the 3X3 Awards
June 7, 2012
Shotopop’s intricate project for Alzheimer’s awareness is the recipient of two recent awards. The project for Raum-D, a therapeutic studio for people with dementia, won Silver in the Exhibition Design category at the 2012 European Design Awards in Helsinki and Bronze in Graphic Design at the ADC Awards in Germany. Shotopop collaborated with Ogilvy & Mather Düsseldorf on the piece.
See more images of Shotopop’s award-winning installation
June 5, 2012
Greg Barth’s re-branding of 7TV won Bronze at the 91st Annual Art Directors Club (ADC) Awards. Every year a panel of respected creative professionals honors the best work from around the world in categories including interactive media, broadcast and print advertising, graphic design, photography, and illustration. Barth was selected in the Motion category for his spots for the Russian television channel.
See Greg Barth’s spots for 7TV
May 30, 2012
Michael Schnabel’s photography is honored with five recent awards. Brita GmbH awarded his series “White Land” the BRITA Art Prize 2012. Schnabel’s photographs were selected from over 300 entries on the topic “water-lines-perspective.” “White Land” is a series of raw, virgin landscapes captured at night and during the day. The series was also awarded in the Personal Work category in the PDN Photography Annual 2012. Schnabel’s photo book Michael Schnabel 2001-2010 was selected in Photo Book category by PDN. Two other recent awards include the Bronze Award from Art Directors Club (ADC) New York and the Merit Award from ADC Germany.
Read about upcoming work by Michael Schnabel
May 29, 2012
Stephen Wilkes photographs the new brand campaign for Northrop Grumman. The global company specializes in aerospace and defense technology. Wilkes collaborated with McGarry Bowen’s Art Director Jules Evenson and Art Buyers Jamie Appelbaum and Ali Asplund to give the photographs a documentary-style look and feel. The images are meant to convey Northrop Grumman as responsible people doing important work and how performance is more than just speed or strength to them. Wilkes used scale and unexpected camera angles to create drama and interest. The black and white coloration elevates the subjects and creates a visual unity across all sectors of the company.
Read about two recent awards Stephen Wilkes won as well
May 23, 2012
Peter Kraemer creates an original Red Bull flight pack for Hangar-7. The multifunctional building in Austria is owned by Red Bull founder Dietrich Mateschitz and houses a collection of historical airplanes, helicopters, and Formula One racing cars. Kraemer worked with agency Kastner & Partners on the pack that holds six cans of the popular energy drink.
Read about Peter Kraemer’s two recent awards
May 14, 2012
Tatiana Arocha, Thornberg & Forester, Olaf Hajek, John Hendrix, Rod Hunt, Peter Kraemer, Yuko Shimizu, and Simon Spilsbury make the list for this year’s AI-AP American Illustration 31. The annual competition recognizes the best illustrations from the past year. A distinguished jury of editors from Rolling Stone, Men’s Health, Random House, The New York Times, and Young & Rubicam selected the best from 2011 that will be published in a book later this year.
Read about the illustrations in the American Illustration 31
May 11, 2012
Erwin Olaf, Elena Dorfman, Nick & Chloé, Jamie Chung, and Gillian Laub make the list this year for AI-AP’s American Photography 28. The annual competition recognizes the best photographs from the past year. A distinguished jury of editors from The New York Times Magazine, TIME, Newsweek/DailyBeast, and Details selected the best from 2011 that will be published in a book this fall.
Read about the photographs from B&A in the American Photography 28