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Art Directors Club Announces 2016 ADC Young Guns Winners

lbbonline.com, 2 weeks ago

The ADC honours creatives aged 30 or under

Art Directors Club Announces 2016 ADC Young Guns Winners

The Art Directors Club announces the 2016 winners of its newly reinvented international ADC Young Guns program honouring creatives in a range of fields who are 30 years old or younger.


In a bold departure from the traditional awards show model, ADC this year transformed the Young Guns program, now in its 14th iteration, into a curated invitation competition where nominees are handpicked by an esteemed cultural influencer committee made up of 40 leading thinkers, makers and visionaries from 11 countries representing a range of creative fields.  The awards will be presented at the ADC Young Guns 2016 celebration and party on September 22 at the ADC Gallery in New York.


The ADC Young Guns for 2016, representing eight countries, are:

  • Becky & Joe (Becky Sloan and Joe Pelling), animators, directors, Becky and Joe, London, UK
  • Jack Beveridge, senior creative, multidisciplinary designer, Google Creative Labs, London, UK
  • Florian Born, interactive designer, Berlin, Germany
  • George Michael Brower, interactive artist, Always & Forever Computer Entertainment, Brooklyn, NY, USA
  • Sean Buckelew, animator, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Santiago Carrasquilla, designer, animator, filmmaker, Brooklyn, NY, USA
  • Daniels (Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert), directors, PRETTYBIRD, Culver City, CA, USA
  • Pablo Delcan, graphic designer, Delcan & Company, New York, NY, USA
  • Vika Eksta, photographer, Graveri, Aglonas novads, Latvia
  • Laila Gohar, food designer, Sunday Supper, New York, NY, USA
  • Coralie Gourguechon, interdisciplinary designer, Fabrica, Treviso, Italy
  • Rachael K. Harvey, executive creative producer, environments, Airbnb, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Joe Hollier, multidisciplinary designer, Light, Brooklyn, NY, USA
  • Kerby Jean-Raymond, fashion designer, Pyer Moss, Queens, NY, USA
  • Ann-Katrin Krenz, interactive designer, programmer, schnellebuntebilder, Berlin, Germany
  • Raven Kwok, creative programmer, generative designer, visual artist, computational artist, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • John Lisle, illustrator, Brooklyn, NY, USA
  • Lauren McCarthy, multidisciplinary artist, Brooklyn, NY, USA
  • Ezra Miller, interactive artist, Chicago, IL, USA
  • Nonotak (Noemi Schipfer and Takami Nakamoto), digital artists, fine artists, performance artists, Nonotak, Paris, France
  • Clement Pascal, photographer, Brooklyn, NY, USA
  • Danit Peleg, 3D fashion designer, Danit Peleg 3D, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Nejc Prah, graphic designer, Ansambel, Bloomberg Businessweek, Brooklyn, NY, USA
  • Hassan Rahim, graphic designer, 12:01, Brooklyn, NY, USA
  • Elaine Sheldon, documentary filmmaker, Requisite Media LLC, Elkview, WV, USA
  • Martin Stirling, filmmaker, Stirling Studios, Northampton, UK
  • Toph Tucker, web programmer, front-end engineer, Kensho, Brooklyn, NY, USA
  • Max Weisel, interface designer, developer, creative coder, Normal VR, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Scott West, art director, artist, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Merel Witteman, art director, KesselsKramer, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

This newest class of winners will be the first to receive a special redesigned ADC Young Guns Award Cube and headphones, created and engineered by New York-based premium audio company Master & Dynamic.


The 2016 ADC Young Guns winners celebration and party takes place on Thursday evening, September 22, at the ADC Gallery (106 West 29th St., NY), with complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres, special performances by ADC YG 2016 Winners Nonotak and Ezra Miller, and music by Brooklyn-based DJ Christine Renee.  Tickets are available here.

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