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News for February 2017

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“Welcome to the Ordinary World” Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH)

Justin Metz, hitandrun, and Matt Dartford & AJ / MDI Digital collaborated with AMV BBDO on a particularly special project for Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).The message of the campaign, “Welcome to the Ordinary World”, demonstrates GOSH’s insight into the fact that the day-to-day experiences we often take for granted are missed out on by many of children they treat. Serious illness and being in hospital for extended periods of time limit these children’s contact with and experience of everyday life, and often there is nothing they long for more than to be a part of the Ordinary World.AMV DDBO took this concept and developed a fully-integrated brand campaign for the charity, celebrating and highlighting the significance these moments can hold to those to don’t have access to them: waiting for a bus, sitting on a park bench, even a trip to the supermarket – everyday, ordinary activities that otherwise might pass us by can be a cherished ambition...

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Peter Strain & Corey Brickley / Communication Arts 2017 Illustration Competition Winners

We are delight to share the news that Corey Brickley and Peter Strain are proud winners of the Communication Arts 2017 Illustration Competition, receiving an Award of Excellence. Corey Brickley for his dramatic album cover artwork for the release of Blood Youth’s debut album ‘Beyond Repair’ and Peter Strain for not just 1 but 3 covers produced for Arborist’s debut album ‘Home Burial' & 2 singles.Of the 3,995 entries to the 58th Illustration Annual, only 178 were accepted, representing the work of 159 artists, making the Illustration Annual the most exclusive major illustration competition in the world. Published each May, the Illustration Annual incorporates special reproduction techniques developed by CA, including quality 200-line colour separation and printing on premium 70 lb. coated paper by one of the finest printers in the United States. Everything that was originally in colour is reproduced in colour at a size that allows the concept to be understood.About...