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The One Club For Creativity's year-round mission to champion and celebrate our industry culminated on May 6–10, 2019 with the ninth edition of Creative Week, a five-day New York City ovation to the advertising and design community.

Whether you're a worldwide CCO, a student just breaking into the business, or somewhere in between, there was something just for you to be inspired by at this year's Creative Week.

NEW YORK TIMES CAMPAIGN WINS COVETED ADC BLACK CUBE

Creative Week 2019 kicked off in a big way last night, with the ADC 98th Annual Awards taking over Metropolitan West in a beautiful celebration of craft and design. The eclectic evening saw architects sharing the stage with art directors, package designers and photographers rubbing shoulders, and freelance illustrators being awarded alongside globe-spanning agency networks.

The biggest accolade of the evening was the ADC Black Cube, representing Best of Show, and was awarded to "The Truth Is Worth It," the gripping New York Times campaign by FurlinedFinal Cut and Droga5. Other big winners included the AIG "Pride Jersey" by TBWA\HAKUHODO, which won eight Gold Cubes and three Best of Discipline Cubes; and The New York Times Magazine, a perennial favorite across multiple design disciplines and this year's Design Studio of the Year.

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THE ONE SHOW, NIGHT ONE

Creative Week was already moving along beautifully, but last night we turned the volume way up for the first evening of The One Show 2019. Held at the beautiful Ziegfeld Ballroom, the first night featured Pencils being awarded in Branded Entertainment, Creative Effectiveness, Cultural Driver, Design, Health, Wellness & Pharma, Intellectual Property, Moving Image Craft Public Relations and Radio & Audio.

Wednesday night also saw the unveiling of this year's Green Pencil winner, which goes to a single entry that best showcases environmental issues in an innovative and creative way. This time around, the honor goes to BETC Paris for Lacoste's "Save Our Species." It's fitting that such a rare accolade is presented for a campaign that focuses on saving rare animals.

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THE ONE SHOW, NIGHT TWO

Another year of Creative Week draws to a close, with the second night of The One Show 2019 going out with a bang. Taking place at the stunning Cipriani Wall Street, the final event of the week featured Pencils being awarded in Creative Use of Data, Digital Craft, Direct Marketing, Experiential & Immersive, Film, Integrated,, Interactive & Online, Mobile, Print & Outdoor, Social Influencer Marketing and Social Media.

The evening concluded with the unveiling of the Best of Show winners, as selected by the entire One Show body of juries. This year, the top award went to Wieden+Kennedyfor "Dream Crazy," the polarizing yet powerful campaign for the 30th anniversary of Nike's iconic "Just Do It" tagline.

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STUDENT WORK RULES ON SECOND NIGHT OF CREATIVE WEEK

Tuesday night, The One Club for Creativity saluted a new generation of fresh creative talent with the Young Ones Student Awards, with young creatives from all over the world traveling to New York to be recognized for their skills. Whether they took on one of the nine challenges of the Brief competition, submitted individual projects across many disciplines to the ADC competition, or presented their entire body of work to the Portfolio competition, the winners enjoyed one of their very first tastes of the industry spotlight.

The School of the Year Award was presented to the School of Visual Arts, but SVA was not the only academic powerhouse in this year's show, with strong showings from Brigham Young UniversityArt Center College of Design and Savannah College of Art Design.

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ONE CLUB CREATIVE SUMMIT

The theme of this year's Summit was "Future Proofing: Staying Ahead of the Creative Curve," and it brought out an eclectic group of professionals, all there to be engaged by more than 50 different speakers across six different tracks. With a morning keynote by Marcel Marcondes, US Chief Marketing Officer at Anheuser-Busch, the Creative Summit left everyone with new ways of thinking about the challenges that lie ahead for the creative industry.

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