UK and European groups have made a strong showing in a clutch of US design awards.
European consultancies picked up 14 gold medals in The New York Festivals’ print advertising section. Lewis Moberly won a grand award and a gold for pack design in the own-brand category for Boots Children’s Batteries, Newell and Sorrell received best photography for the Pharmacia & Upjohn brochure and a gold went to Yellow M for Scottish Natural Heritage’s corporate stationery.
Other golds at the New York Festivals went to Manchester’s McCann-Erickson; Wunderman Cato Johnson and Lowe & Partners in Germany; Futura in Slovenia; Hartinger Consulting and Demner, Merlicek & Bergmann, both in Austria; and Spain’s Contrapunto and Casadevall Pedreno.
English & Pockett is tipped to pick up awards for broadcast design at BDA International’s Design Awards, announced today. MTV Europe is also expected to make a strong showing.