Press and design Lions bring in a silver and three bronzes

June 24, 2009

The press, design and cyber Lions are about to conclude in Cannes and they have brought home four more chunks of metal for the region.

 It was a double whammy for Y&R Dubai in the press Lions. The agency scooped a silver for its Landrover print campaign that offers menu tips to intrepid travellers, and a bronze for their Harvey Nichols ‘cause and effect’ work. The latter has enjoyed a successful awards season, having already pulled in a bronze and silver at this year’s Dubai Lynx awards.

Landrover Salmon

 TBWA\Raad Dubai has also got cause for celebration. It’s print campaign for  Beiersdorf brand Hansaplast, which shows the plaster’s instant healing properties, took a bronze print Lion. The campaign achieved the same accolade at Dubai Lynx this year.

Meanwhile over in the design section Dubai’s Landor Associates scored a bronze Lion for their brand identity for Aswaaq Supermarkets. It was the only design agency in the region to make it onto the Cannes shortlist.

The region’s two shortlisted cyber entries didn’t convert to metal this time.

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Trio of agencies shortlisted in cyber and design categories

June 23, 2009

Memac Ogilvy, JWT Dubai and Landor Associates are the only three agencies from the region to be shortlisted in the cyber and design categories at the Cannes festival.

Memac Ogilvy picks up its finalist place thanks to work for Panadol in the cyber category, while JWT Dubai’s campaign for Kit Kat earnt it a shortlist spot in the same category.

The only agency shortlisted in the design category is Landor Associates.

Below, the region’s shortlisted campaigns:

Cyber
Food and drinks – Crossword – Kit Kat – JWT Dubai
Healthcare & medical – Drill – Panadol – Memac Ogilvy Dubai

Design
Corporate identity schemes – large scale – Aswaaq Supermarkets brand identity – Landor Associates