Adobo Design Awards 2017 Will Accept Entries Until March 11!

The Budget Fashion Seeker - ADAA Jury 2017
Jurors of the adobo Design Awards Asia 2017, officially opened the adobo Design Awards Asia last February 2, 2017 (L-R: Harvey Tolibao, Co-Founder, Creative Director of HMT Studios; Angel Guerrero, President, EIC & Publisher of adobo Magazine; Merlee Jayme, Chairmom& Chief Creative officer of Dentsu Jayme Syfu; CJ De Silva-Ong, Associate Creative Director of TWBA/SMP; Patrick Cabral, Freelance Type Artist; Janelle Barretto-Squires, VP & COO of adobo magazine; Ivan Despi, Owner & Creative director of The Acid House)
Photo from: Greenbulb Public Relations

Hi everyone! I received this press release from our friends at Greenbulb Public Relations almost a month ago and I apologize for not sharing this on my blog immediately. If you are still interested in joining, the deadline for submitting your entry is on March 11. You still have a week to prepare if you are planning to be a contestant. The mechanics and other details of the competition are found at the end of the article. Let me know if you joined? Have a great weekend!

The Budget Fashion Seeker


Uplifting Creativity
In this year’s call for entries, adobo Design Awards Asia asks, “How do you inspire humanity through design?”

This 2017, on its 8th year, the adobo Design Awards Asia (aDAA) returns with the theme, “Inspiring Humanity ThroughDesign” this time focusing on the emotional connection that a design can generate. Last year’s theme was, “Designingfor a Bold New World”, in which the jury looked for designs that pushed the boundaries of creativity in order to connect to the audience. TBWA Santiago Mangada Puno was the most awarded agency of 2016 winning a total of 17 awards including the top award, Best In Show for Boysen Colors (Press and Poster category). 

stellar roster of both international and local design luminaries make up this year’s jury headed by Bruce Duckworth—incumbent D&AD president, principal at Turner Duckworth, and legendary designer. He is joined byJowee Alviar of Team Manila, Dave Ferrer of J. Walter Thompson Philippines, calligrapher Patrick Cabral (who was also part in last year’s jury), Dan Matutina of Plus63 Design, Robert Alejandro of RAD Design Philippines, Quark Henares of Globe Studios, and Ivan Despi of The Acid House, to name a few.

Other members of last year’s jury include Andy Sandoz (then D&AD President), Melvin Mangada, AJ Dimarucot, Dan Matutina, Jowee Alviar, Marcus & Bernie Nada, Benjamin Marasigan, Leigh Reyes, Ric Gindap, and ArnoldArre.

Adobo Design Awards Asia is a partnership between D&AD (formerly Design and Art Direction) and adobomagazine. D&AD is a global creative, design, and advertising association celebrating and finest in design and advertising. The organization’s professional awards are recognized globally as the ultimate creative accolade, making their participation cement aDAA's stature as one of the region's most important creative awards.adobo magazine, on the other hand, is the Philippines’ premier advertising, marketing, and brand communications magazine garnering an international audience of 80,000.

Bruce Duckworth enthuses, “We share the philosophy that we should promote the best work in the world and working together will be key to sharing our vision of creative excellence with a global audience.”

The adobo Design Awards Asia call for entries will be launched on January 31, 2017 with over 15 professional Categories, an Open Category, as well as Special Awards. The deadline for entries will be on March 11, 2017.

As it’s always been, the most rigorous of standards will be appliedNothing but the best will do for the best.

Will you be part this year’s adobo Design Awards Asia’s list of winners? There’s only one way to find out.

More information on its founders can be found on and are of the competition can be found at

**Photo and article are from Greenbulb Public Relations

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