The black pencils are back after a two-year hiatus - two were handed out last night at the D&AD awards. 53 D&AD silver awards found new homes as well, in the Art Direction Category all nominees but the colorful iPod campaign got one. Apple was left empty handed.
Honored adman prize went to Dave Trott , founder of Walsh trott Chick Smith (and any other London agency with the name Trott in it). Nick Bell president of JWT motivated this with;
"Perhaps what separates out the few in this business who deserve to be called great are those who truly break fresh ground, who contribute something new and who, through their agencies, set a tone."
"David Abbott has done this. So too have John Webster, John Hegarty and Tim Delaney. To this list must be added the name of Dave Trott."
Read more to see the lucky Black Pencil winners.