After a difficult day whittling down a record-breaking amount of entries the judging panel for The Drum Design Awards has revealed its finalists ahead of the awards ceremony where the UK’s finest design agencies will gather to hear who will take the top accolades.
AKQA, jones knowles ritchie, NB, Seymour Powell and Elmwood are just a few of the names featured on this year’s shortlist. Check out the full list of nominees here, and view a selection of their work below.
This year's nominees were chosen by an expert panel including Kerrin Lumsden, design leader, global brands Diageo; Graham Shearsby, CCO, Design Bridge and Jonathan Ford, founding partner and CCO Pearlfisher.
Landor for Etihad Airways
Finalist in the Graphic Design, Identity Design category
NBfor Spring Chicken
Finalist in the Design Crafts, Brand Campaign category
LOVE for Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines
Finalist in the Exhibition / Experiential Design category
The Drum Design Awards chairman Kerrin Lumsden said of the entries: "The overall quality of work was really inspiring this year, with some amazing highlights. The judging day brought together a wealth of creative talent to dive into the work, and there were some thought provoking and passionate discussions on the day. In typical style, we ran well over time and could easily have continued long into the night."
Winners will be announced on 27 April at the Marriott Grosvenor Square, London. To book a table or for more information head over to The Drum Design Awards site.
The awards are sponsored by Online Printers.