The collection of top-class illustration work that awaits you was selected from a total of more than 5,100 submissions received from 1,050 illustrators based in no fewer than 67 countries, thus making it a truly international affair.
The final selection was made by: Michael Weinzettl (Lürzer's Archive), Matthew Eve (art/design historian and illustrator), Craig Frazier (Illustration Designer), Anne Telford (editor-at-large, Communication Arts), Gideon Amichay (NO, NO, NO, NO, NO, YES, New York) and Tolga Büyükdoganay (Ogilvy & Mather/ Frankfurt am Main).
The cover of our very first issue of 2015 bears a Benetton that will no doubt cause some controversy. It was conceived by Cuban-born multi-media artist Erik Ravelo, Creative Director of Fabrica in Treviso, Italy. Facebook had even banned the images at one point.
In our interview Peruvian duo Gian Carlo Lanfranco and Rolando Córdova talk about their advertising journey, agency hopping around the world.
Mike Caguin from Colle + McVoy shares his digital picks, putting together his selection of the best websites and apps. Plus the finest campaigns in TV and print from around the world. In our country rankings, Brazil takes the lead with 15 campaigns - followed by the US and UK.3