Category : Hermes Awards

Hermes Submission

Winner: Black Duck Software
Client: Black Duck Software
Title: Open Source Delivers (www.opensourcedelivers.com)
Category: 131. Blog (Corporate/Organizational)

Many blogs can pretty much be run of the mill, with more of a web obligation than a concerted creative effort.  Black Duck Software has crafted a blog that is informative, concisely written, and well designed.  The graphics are eye catching without being gimmicky.  The site is well laid out and a pleasure to navigate.  Though there is an incredible amount of information on the blog, it’s not overpowering.

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Hermes Submission

Winner: Samsung Telecommunications America Creative: 72andSunny Title: Next Big Thing Television Ad Campaign- NBT60, Salesgirl, Samsunged Category: 9c. Ad Campaign   72andSunny was tasked with the assignment of separating techies from their iphones.  Their client, Samsung, wanted a larger piece of the smart phone market.  ‘The Next Big Thing” television ad campaign is a clever […]

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Hermes Creative Awards: leBel communication

Winner: leBel communication Client: BainUltra Title: BainUltra Website Category: 95. Business to Consumer LeBel communication of Quebec City, Canada has created a sleek website that pulls you into a water-filled oasis.  The client, BainUltra, sells therapeutic baths and ‘care units’.  From the opening page, LeBel takes the products and transforms them into an ethereal experience. […]

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Hermes Creative Awards: Coyne Public Relations

Winner: Coyne Public Relations
Designer: Mark Garcia
Client: Coyne Public Relations
Title: Real. Creative.
Category:9c. Ad Campaign

 

This is one ad campaign that not only catches your attention, but engages your imagination. Coyne Public Relations of Parsippany, New Jersey is a large agency with huge clients.  This campaign tackled a very difficult assignment for any firm, promoting itself. Utilizing mesmerizing images and concise writing, the ads give readers a fanciful glimpse of Coyne’s creative capabilities.

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Hermes Submission


Winner: Hinge
Client: Saint Germain Catering
Title: Saint Germain Catering Menu
Category: 50. Menu

 Often a menu is nothing more than the price and description of a dish; perhaps some calligraphy is thrown in along with a picture or two. Hinge Marketing of Reston, Virginia has designed a menu that gives you hunger pains.  The firm captures the food in tantalizing detail with eye-popping graphic garnishes.  If it were possible to gain weight by reading, this is the menu to do it.

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Hermes Creative Awards: WMUL-FM 88.1

Winner: WMUL-FM Title: Vinny Curry and the Art of Playing with a Heavy Heart Category: 170. Podcast Radio is alive and well in West Virginia–specifically at Marshall University in Huntington.  WMUL-FM 88.1 is a throwback to a broadcast era where radio stations served a public good.  The student-run WMUL turned 50 last year and is West Virginia’s oldest […]

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Submission for Hermes Award

Winner: Baldwin & Obenauf, Inc.
Client: Baldwin & Obenauf, Inc.
Title: 2011 BNO Holiday Site (www.bnoinc.com/holiday2011)
Category: 103. Other

 

For companies that specialize in promoting others, the task often can be misapplied when promoting themselves.  The self-promotion can vacillate between effusive praise and understated blandness.  Baldwin and Obenaufs has cleverly danced around the pitfalls with a web based promotion that incorporates stellar graphics, riveting video, and simple messaging wrapped with a holiday ribbon.  The New Jersey based agency created a fun effective tool that highlights its achievements, people, and capabilities.  www.bnoinc.com/holiday2011

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Submssion for Hermes Award

Winner: energi PR Client: Astellas Pharma Canada, Inc. Title: http://www.inthelockerroom.ca/ Category: 98. Informational Dispersing information can be a cumbersome process for those creating content and often for the audience trying decipher it. Energi PR out of Toronto Canada didn’t get bogged down in facts when it created an informational website on Overactive Bladder Syndrome. The […]

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ESPN Submission for Hermes Award

Winner: ESPN Client: Lucasfilm & 20th Century Fox Title: Star Wars ESPN Fantasy Draft Spots Category: Television Spot This ESPN spot is a great example of a co-branded, cross promotion. Lucasfilm & 20th Century Fox wanted to promote the release of the complete Star Wars saga on Blu-Ray. ESPN wanted to promote its Fantasy Football […]

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Submission for Hermes Award

Rarely does a product design capture the essence of an event.  Pasabahce Innovation Center went further…a lot further.  The company not only created a unique, expressive design to commemorate the World Cup, but coupled it with the client’s logo seamlessly promoting both product and event. The design is ingrained on a coke glass that is […]

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