Independent designer wins Charlotte's top ad award
02/22/2013 12:00 AM
02/22/2013 9:25 PM
Independent designer Matt Stevens beat out Charlotte’s largest ad agencies Thursday night, receiving the best of show award during the annual Addy Awards ceremony, which honors the creativity of the city’s advertising community.
Stevens won for a multimedia campaign for JJ’s Red Hots, a hot-dog restaurant on East Boulevard in Dilworth.
Among top winners were Luquire George Andrews with 11 Addys; Tattoo Projects with seven; Saturday Brand, HMH, Atypic and Wray Ward with six each. Among clients whose campaigns were saluted by judges were Sunbrella, Freightliner, Mint Museum, Bojangles’, N.C. Tourism, the N.C. Zoo and BB&T.
Other top awards announced at the ceremony, held at Big Chill and sponsored by the American Advertising Federation-Charlotte, included Luquire George Andrews for best art direction for its state tourism campaign, Little Red Bird for copywriting for Dry Fly Distillery and BooneOakley for best of broadcast for its “chicken cops” campaign for Bojangles’.
Join the Discussion
Charlotte Observer is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.