Celebrate all this year's creative brilliance in print! This limited edition Graphis Advertising Awards annual honors industry excellence internationally and features this year's Platinum, Gold, and Silver Award-winning talents and their work. Discover a collection of standout creativity and innovation covering print, video and out of house for clients from Activision to Netflix, Heinz to Diageo, and Lenovo to the Beijing Opera.
B. Martin Pedersen, CEO, Publisher, Designer, and Editorial Director at Graphis, is distinguished within the design industry for his sophisticated and enduring design sensibilities.
Under his leadership, Graphis organizes highly reputable international juried award competitions spanning the areas of Design, Advertising, Photography, Illustration, and New Talent. These competitions serve to discover, acknowledge and promote exceptional talent globally. Moreover, Mr. Pedersen is renowned for producing some of the highest-quality books in the design industry.
His contributions to the field have been recognized extensively with high-profile honors and awards. Among these are numerous commendations from the AIGA, Art Directors Club, and Type Directors Club. He has been conferred the inaugural Herb Lubalin Award for Excellence in Editorial Design by the Society of Publication Designers, the National Magazine Award for the Best Designed Magazine of the Year by Columbia University, and the AIGA Gold Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Design.
Furthermore, Mr. Pedersen has had the distinction of being inducted into the Art Directors Club Hall of Fame. He also holds the status of a member in the prestigious Alliance Graphique International (AGI). B. Martin Pedersen's portfolio and work represent a remarkable testament to his profound impact on the design industry.
Judging Graphis has been an exciting experience where I had the privilege to review a diverse spectrum of creative ideas. As a juror, it becomes apparent that advertising transcends borders, as the entries spanned continents, each offering unique perspectives on storytelling and persuasion.
—Andrea Por, Associate Creative Director, Zulu Alpha Kilo