International Design Awards Winners 2018: Advertising

The HOW International Design Awards has been recognizing excellence on a global scale for 25 years now. Explore winners in the Advertising category below, and if you want to get your hands on the amazing prizes we’re offering HOW competition winners this year, check out all the open competitions and enter your best work today. We hope to see you at our next trophy ceremony—and in HOW+PRINT’s all-new book (we can’t wait for you to see it)!


Merit Winners in the Advertising Category

1. Say No to Spec – Buttons

Design Firm/Client Zulu Alpha Kilo, Toronto; www.zulualphakilo.com | Creative Team Zak Mroueh, creative director; Jamie Mageau, art director/designer; Shereen Mroueh, photographer; Kaidy Wong, copywriter; Laura Dubcovsky, agency print producer; Greg Hepinstall, Brandon Dyson, Amanda Braun, digital imaging/Mac artists


2. WP BrandStudio & Battelle – Uncovering Addiction in America

Design Firm WP BrandStudio, New York City; www.washingtonpost.com/wpbrandstudio | Creative Team Nicholas Jackson, creative director; Hyojin Kim, art director; Emily Parsons, designer; Molly Holden, producer | Client Battelle


3. Nest Learning Thermostat – Energy Saving Campaign

Design Firm Turner Duckworth: London, San Francisco & New York; www.turnerduckworth.com | Creative Team David Turner, Bruce Duckworth, heads of design; Jamie McCathie, art director; Nicole Jordan, designer; Craig Snelgrove, artwork | Client Google – Nest


4. Tiger Fossil

Design Firm PPK USA, Tampa, FL; www.uniteppk.com | Creative Team Tom Kenney, agency president/CEO; Dustin Tamilio, executive creative director; Michael Schillig, creative director/copywriter; Xavier Rivera, Trushar Patel, art directors | Client Big Cat Rescue


5. Sustainable Fashion

Designer Abhilasha Sinha, New York City; www.abhilashasinha.com | Creative Team Abhilasha Sinha, art director/designer/illustrator/photographer | Client Thread Channel


6. The Good Stuff Pet Truck

Design Firm DMH, Kansas City, MO; www.dmhadv.com | Creative Team Megan Collins, art director/designer; Rob Mitchell, Jared Bergeron, designers; Kevin Schowengerdt, James Meierotto, Barrett Emke, photographers; Lindsay Bruno, copywriter; Paul Diamond, Lauren Blood, Jamie Martin, Sydnie Burton, Illinois Blasdel, Jenni Dold | Client American Pet Nutrition