2019 Astrid Winners

2019 Grand Award Winners

29th ASTRID GRAND AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

** RAMPSTYLE ** Takes Best of Show

NEW YORK, NY – May 7, 2019 – Grand Award Winners in 19 design categories were announced today for the 29th Annual ASTRID Awards competition, honoring excellence and innovation in design. Over 405 entries were received from 13 countries worldwide.

This year’s BEST OF SHOW was captured by ramp.space GmbH & Co. KG (Reutlingen, GERMANY), for their Luxury/Lifestyle Magazine rampstyle #17 “STICKING TO IT.”

The auto/enthusiast publication featured a witty and intriguing black and white cover concept. The interior is packed with fabulous photos and fascinating articles for all audiences. This remarkable edition earned the highest absolute scores in the competition.

In their respective categories, the 2019 Grand Winners were:

Advertisements

Hawthorne
CHLA Integrated Campaign
(USA)

Annual Reports
Cover Design

Airport Authority Hong Kong
20 Years of Excellence
Annual Report 2017/18

(HONG KONG)

Annual Reports
Corporate

3st kommunikation GmbH
AMPRION GMBH
Annual Report 2017
(GERMANY)

Annual Reports
Non-Profit

TERRITORY CTR GmbH
GENOSSENSCHAFTSVERBAND – VERBAND DER REGIONEN E.V.
Annual Report: What brings us together
(GERMANY)

Annual Reports
Online

Hong Kong Tourism Board
Annual Report 2017/18 -
Best of all, it’s in Hong Kong

(HONG KONG)

Sustainability Reports

Fronius International GmbH
Sustainability Report 2017
(AUSTRIA)

Apps

Hong Kong Tourism Board
My Hong Kong Guide App Revamp
(HONG KONG)

Books

ramp.space GmbH & Co. KG
DR. ING. H.C. F. PORSCHE AG
Porsche 911 Design Book
“The next generation”
(GERMANY)

Brochures

NEWPORT3 GmbH & Co. KG
DAIMLER BUSES EVOBUS GMBH
OMNIplus ON - Digital Service for your Mercedes-Benz and Setra
(GERMANY)

Campaigns

Hong Kong Tourism Board
Reframing Hong Kong
(HONG KONG)

Custom Publications

TERRITORY
Content to Results GmbH
DEUTSCHE LUFTHANSA AG
Lufthansa Magazin
(GERMANY)

Employee Publications

TERRITORY
Content to Results GmbH

BAYER BUSINESS SERVICES
now
(GERMANY)

Magazines

ramp.space GmbH & Co. KG
rampstyle #17 “STICKING TO IT”
(GERMANY)

Non-Profit Organizations

Com&Sons GmbH
KARIN UND WALTER BLÜCHERT GEDÄCHTNISSTIFTUNG
www.kwb-stiftung.de
(GERMANY)

Promotion

Hong Kong Tourism Board
2018 Greater Bay Area Showcase
(HONG KONG)

Self-Promotion

NWS Holdings Limited
Eco-Friendly Corporate Calendar
and Cutlery 2019
(HONG KONG)

Special Projects

Sino Group
Sino Group x Niio Art Illumination
(HONG KONG)

Video

Hong Kong Tourism Board
Chinese New Year -
Good Fortune Everywhere
(HONG KONG)

Websites

China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited
Investor Relations Website
(HONG KONG)

 

 

“Recognition from the esteemed judges of the ASTRID Awards is the ultimate accolade for international excellence in design,” stated Reni Witt, of MerComm, Inc., which sponsors the competition. “An ASTRID Award means that the winner delivers top quality work. Considering the high level of competition from companies and design agencies around the world, it’s a tremendous honor to achieve this high level of success.”

Judging was carried out by leading designers, art directors, and graphic artists from Canada, Germany, Japan, Hong Kong, Korea, and the United States.

MerComm’s annual ASTRID Awards is the only awards program in the world that is truly independent. The ASTRID Awards accept no advertising, membership dues, or outside sponsorship, thereby guaranteeing fairness and impartial judging.

Winning an ASTRID Award is confirmation of quality bestowed by peers in the field, and recognized internationally by clients and management.

Founded in 1991, the ASTRID Awards is dedicated to its mission: to promote design as fundamental to communications, a business imperative, and a powerful tool for commercial success.

We are proud and honored to recognize the winners for their creative excellence.

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