2015 Advertising Annual Winners Announcement

LLOYD&CO featured image

We are pleased to announce the Platinum winners of the 2015 Graphis Advertising Annual competition: LLOYD&CODoner AdvertisingThe Richards GroupDunn&Co.WONGDOODY,
Lewis CommunicationsZulu Alpha Kilo and Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners.

Graphis congratulates all of the winners for their outstanding achievements and is proud to share the winning work with our readers. This year’s Advertising winners have been posted on Graphis.com and the [[Read the full article...]]

Photo Annual 2015 Submission Spotlight: Mark Zibert

Margaret Atwood and Luck series

Photographer: Mark Zibert | Left Title: Margaret Atwood | Right Title: The Unlucky Series 

Canadian photographer and director Mark Zibert used a 4×5 camera, which he hadn’t used since photo school, to capture famed author Margaret Atwood for Bullett Magazine. Shooting Atwood in a “fast-paced kind of style” didn’t feel like the right approach, Zibert said.

The hauntingly beautiful portrait of → [[Read the full article...]]

Photo Annual 2015 Submission Spotlight: Bryan Stockton

Manhattan Beach Pier

Title: Manhattan Beach Pier | Photographer: Bryan Stockton 

Bryan Stockton, a West Los Angeles resident who loves spending time at the beach, set out to capture the beauty and spirit of Manhattan Beach Pier.

Stockton’s recent submission to the Graphis 2015 Photo competition provides a look at the California Historical Landmark on a bustling morning in late August.

Stockton used a Sony → [[Read the full article...]]

On the Calendar: SVA’s Masters Series — Tom Geismar

Tom Geismar

School of Visual Arts Masters Series: Tom Geismar

For the past 25 years, the School of Visual Arts presented a designer with an award and hosted an exhibition featuring their work. This year, SVA recognized Tom Geismar.

The exhibition featuring Geismar’s work is on display through October 18 at the SVA Chelsea Gallery, which is located at 601 West 26th Street, 15th floor, New York City. Admission is free and open to the public. → [[Read the full article...]]

Advertising Spotlight Submission: New York


 Agency: LLOYD&CO | Client: Bottega Veneta | Art Director: Meirion Pritchard

When Bottega Veneta approached LLOYD&CO with an assignment for the Fall/Winter 2014 Art of Collaboration campaign, they knew photographer David Sims was just the man for the job.

A “stark, pared-down aesthetic,” he conveyed the graphic elements of the collection in a way that evolved the campaign, the firm wrote in its → [[Read the full article...]]

Advertising Spotlight Submission: Wisconsin


Agency: Jigsaw | Client: Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare | Art Directors: Trevor Eiler/Anne Linginfelter

“It’s all about the lifesaving benefits of being able to see more than just straight ahead,” Jigsaw, the Milwaukee-based agency wrote, referring to the device that provides a panoramic, 330-degree view of the colon, which increases a doctor’s ability to detect cancer sooner.

Jigsaw, an agency from → [[Read the full article...]]

Advertising Submission Spotlight: Shark Week

Shark Week for Real

Title: Shark Week For Real | Agency: PP+K | Client: The Florida Aquarium

Graphis is celebrating Shark Week with some of our newest advertising submissions. Florida advertising agency PP+K submitted several Shark-related ads created for The Florida Aquarium to the 2015 advertising competition, including ‘Shark Week For Real.

Marc Rochon’s photograph to promote the Discovery → [[Read the full article...]]

Call for Entries: Advertising 2015 Extended Deadline

Agency: Solve | Title: Bentley 2014 Campaign

Graphis now accepts video submissions for the Advertising Annual 2015. Submit yours today!

Advertisers and agencies of the world, we want to see your work. The deadline for the Advertising Annual 2015 is quickly approaching. Please submit by Monday, August 25, 2014. 

100+ winners will be printed as a full-page in the annual. All → [[Read the full article...]]

Master Series: Robert Rodriguez

Illustration Master – Robert Rodriguez

Robert Rodriguez is the most recent addition to the lineup of Graphis Art/Illustration Masters.

Rodriguez, 67, was born in New Orleans, but has lived in California since 1965. In 1969, he graduated from Chouinard Art Institute (now CalArts) and embarked on a career as an illustrator.

Rodridguez received a Platinum award in the 2011 Design Annual for his Cowboys of the → [[Read the full article...]]

Call for Entries: New Talent 2015


School: School of Visual Arts | Professor: Frank Anselmo | Students: Gary Lee, Jamil Ramirez

Deadline: Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Past award-winning students have been hired at top companies. Prepare yourself for real industry competition. 100+ winners are presented full-page in book. Your entry may be featured on the Graphis blog. To submit, Click here and follow the instructions.