The Art Directors Club just announced the winners of its 89th annual ADC Awards. BBDO, New York came out the top agency winner, taking three ADC Gold Cubes—all for the HBO "Imagine" campaign: a broadcast media innovation nod went to the The Affair and a collateral advertising and design gold cubes were given to the Cube Installation portion of the campaign.
Goodby, Silverstein & Partners and Wieden + Kennedy followed with two Gold Cubes each. Goodby took its Golds for GE's Plug into the Smart Grid campaign and HP's Summit on the Summit site, while Wieden's Golds came via its "Livestrong Campaign" in the Beyond the Web and New Media Innovation categories.
Among the other Gold Cube winners were Forsman & Bodenfors, for the Facebook Showroom campaign, the Martin Agency/Domani Studios for the We Choose the Moon site for JFK Library, Leo Burnett/Arc Worldwide for the P&G Tampax Zack Johnson branded content effort, Masashi Kawamura's music video for Sour's Hibi No Niero and The Trillion Dollar Campaign for The Zimbabawean. Check out the ADC site for the full list of winners.
In total, the ADC awarded a totally of 48 cubes in the advertising category and 77 cubes in design. The 89th Annual Awards will be presented on May 19, 2010 at the School of Visual Arts' SVA Theatre. On that night, the ADC will be handing out its first ever ADC Black Cube best-in-show. The Black Cube was introduced last year but not awarded. This year will be the first time in twelve years that the ADC has announced a best in show.