The Chip Shop Awards is about fostering and recognising creativity with no boundaries and no rules. It’s an international creative awards, open to anyone with great ideas. The 2008 awards ceremony was recently held in Edinburgh, Scotland, with brand guru Michael Wolff acting as Chairman. Here I feature some of the winning designs.
Client: Jim the Window Cleaner
Design company: Lake
Best Consumer Ad or Campaign
Client: E45 Junior
Design company: Stone Soup
Best Charity Advertisement
Please Give Generously
Client: Tourettes Syndrome (UK) Association
Design company: Caspa Marketing
Best Use of Bad Taste
Have a Break
Design company: creativejuice
Best Packaging Design
Loseley Ice Cream
Design company: Pemberton & Whitefoord
Lee Newham was the designer of the Loseley Ice Cream packaging, and his advice was previously featured here on davidairey.com with this article: 15 graphic design interview tips. Lee was unable to make it to the awards, and asked if I could accept the ‘Chip’ on his behalf. Unfortunately I had an important client meeting at the time, but it would’ve been a pleasure to attend.
Best Use of a Shop Window Postcard Space
Anything and Everything
Design company: fuse8
Best Outdoor Advertisement
Design company: Scott MacMichael
Top scoring company of the night was Big Communications with 3 Chips and a Vinegar.
You can view all of this year’s winners and nominees in The Chip Shop Awards gallery.