Ogilvy Earns Top Honor at D&ADs With “Courage is Beautiful” for Dove
NEW YORK, NY — MAY 27, 2021 – At today’s D&AD Awards, Ogilvy earned top honors with “Courage is Beautiful” for Dove, which was awarded a Yellow Pencil in the Press & Outdoor – Press Campaigns category. In addition, Ogilvy also took home 8 Graphite Pencils, 16 Wood Pencils, and earned 26 Shortlists. In all, 19 offices contributed to Ogilvy’s impressive performance at this year’s D&AD Awards.
Piyush Pandey, Global Chief Creative Officer and Joe Sciarrotta, Deputy Global Chief Creative Officer said: “We are immensely proud of this achievement and of our teams whose work was awarded at this year’s D&AD Awards. Each piece of work recognized is a shining example of how big ideas can drive impact and fame for brands and business, while also changing culture. It’s testament to what’s possible when we break down barriers and employ borderless creativity.”
Created in partnership with the brand and by Ogilvy UK and Ogilvy Toronto, “Courage is Beautiful” honors those who battled on the front lines of the Covid-19 pandemic to help keep others safe and cared for. The work was also awarded Graphite Pencils in Press & Outdoor – Poster Campaigns and Photography – Portraits.
Also earning Graphite Pencils were DAVID Madrid for Burger King’s “The Menu Court” and “Confusing Times”; Ogilvy Taiwan for IKEA’s “Animal Crossing Catalogue” and “UNI-FORM” for Vogue; Ogilvy Mumbai for “The Artist” for Savlon; and Ogilvy Poland for “Green Instructions” for LEGO.
Ogilvy has been producing iconic, culture-changing marketing campaigns that have grown brands and businesses since the day its founder David Ogilvy opened up shop in 1948. Today, with 132 offices in 83 countries, Ogilvy’s singular ambition is to be the best creative partner and platform for growth on the planet. Ogilvy’s deep expertise in almost every field coupled with its award-winning global network allow it to scale value-driving ideas at lightning speed – all powered by world-class creativity to give clients an unfair advantage in this complex, noisy, hyperconnected world. In 2020, two of the world's most prestigious creative award shows, D&AD and The One Show, recognized Ogilvy as the Network of the Year, a reflection of its ability to use creativity to transform business and culture. Ogilvy is a WPP company (NASDAQ: WPPGY). For more information, visit Ogilvy.com, and follow Ogilvy on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn.
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