• Celebrating creative excellence and consistency across branding design;
• Powered by Future’s market-leading brands Computer Arts and Creative Bloq;
• Award-winning comedian Josh Widdicombe announced as host;
• Thursday 6 March 2014, London Film Museum.
Powered by Future’s market-leading creative and design brands Computer Arts and Creative Bloq the Brand Impact Awards celebrate creative excellence and consistency across branding design.
With over 150 entries, the judging panel, which consists of branding experts from world-class agencies such as WolffOlins and Dare, plus a host of creatives on the client side with responsibilities for brands including Coca-Cola and Tesco, has whittled the shortlist down to 50 branding programmes and campaigns.
The winners will be announced at a special ceremony hosted by award-winning comedian and XFM DJ Josh Widdicombe, following the very first Impact Conference which takes play in the day. The shortlisted nominations will be judged in the context of the market sector for which they were created, with judges looking for consistent quality of idea, design and execution. The judges are chaired by independent design writer and consultant Lynda Relph-Knight and Computer Arts Editor Nick Carson.
The shortlist nominations in full are:
• Aesop project: Bristows Traditional Bonbons; client: Crediton Confectionery Limited
• Bienal Communicacion project: Lavalle + Peniche / arq.; client: Lavalle + Peniche / arq.
• Bond & Coyne project: Creating your own experience; client: Arts University Bournemouth
• Brandopus project: Willie’s Cacao Melt into a World of Adventure; client: Willie’s Cacao
• Brandopus project: Badger Ales: Welcome to the Countryside; client: The Brewery
• Coast project: Smets Premium Store Identity; client: Smets
• Corporation Pop project: The Cream Group; client: The Cream Group
• DIA project: Speak Up Africa; client: Speak Up Africa
• Dunning Penney Jones project: Sony Playstation; client: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
• Elmwood project: People Can; client: People Can
• Elmwood project: Goal; client: Perform Group
• Form project: 100% Design; client: Media 10
• Form project: adidas Originals ‘Blue’ SS’13 campaign.; client: adidas UK Ltd.
• Futurebrand project: Fiji Airways identity; client: Fiji Airways
• Gilmar Wendt & Co project: Hudsons Property branding; client: Hudson’s Property
• Goosebumps project: The Law Breakers; client: Schillings
• Handsome project: Thunderhead.com identity; client: Thunderhead.com
• Hat-Trick Design project: Loud Music Campaign; client: Action on Hearing Loss
• Hat-Trick Design project: Kew Breathing Planet; client: Kew Gardens
• Hat-Trick Design project: Art in Minature; client: Royal Mail/ London Design Festival
• Hat-Trick Design project: Imperial War Museum- identity; client: Imperial War Museum
• Hat-Trick Design project: Bede’s Identity; client: Bede’s
• Hat-Trick Design project: Wimbledon Identity; client: The All England Lawn Tennis Club
• Jack Renwick Studio project: UCL Global Citizenship Programme; client: University College London
• Jack Renwick Studio project: The Orchard Property Development; client: Mount Anvil
• Johnson Banks project: Brighton Dome/ Brighton Festival; client: Brighton Dome
• Johnson Banks project: Acumen; client: Acumen
• Johnson Banks project: Cystic Fibrosis; client: Cystic Fibrosis Trust
• Landor project: Worthington’s ; client: Worthington’s
• Mark Studio project: Manchester Literature Festival 2013 ; client: Manchester Literature Festival
• Moving Brands project: Madefire; client: Graves Englund
• Mr B & Friends project: S4C; client: S4C
• NB Studio project: Knopka; client: Knopka
• Pearlfisher London project: The Library identity; client: The Library
• Purpose project: Apprenticeships identity; client: National Apprenticeship Service
• Purpose project: The McGuire Programme Identity; client: The McGuire Programme
• RGA London project: Beats by Dr. Dre #showyourcolor; client: Beats by Dr. Dre
• RGA London project: Feed; client: Getty Images
• RGA London project: O2 Priority Sports; client: O2
• Rose project: Labyrinth; client: Art on the Underground
• Rose project: Bletchley Park- identity; client: Bletchley Park
• Someone project: Grow Wild; client: The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
• Someone project: WorldPay Zinc; client: WorldPay Ltd
• Supple Studio project: Pin Sharp; client: University of the Arts London
• Taxi Studio project: Penstripe; client: Leeds Booklet Printing Company
• The Allotment project: The Donkey Sanctuary Rebrand; client: The Donkey Sanctuary
• Thompson Brand Partners project: Keelham Farm Shop Branding, environment & packaging; client: Keelham Farm Shop
• True North project: Mind Boggling Big Bugs; client: Chester Zoo
• Turner Duckworth project: Dripp VIS; client: Dripp
• Uniform project: R Charity; client: Royal Liverpool University Hospital
Nick Carson, Editor of Computer Arts, says: “We were delighted by the calibre of entries to our first ever Brand Impact Awards, and the spread of world-class branding solutions across a broad range of market sectors was very encouraging for the health of the industry too. There were some real standout pieces, and the judges did a great job of picking them out.”
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