AKQA

The imaginative application of art and science

Location
London, United Kingdom
Website
http://www.akqa.com

Projects

  • Webex Goes to Space by AKQA
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  • Ambassadors of Pride by AKQA
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  • Journeys of Mindfulness by AKQA
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    The imaginative application of art and science
  • Only cars with a story by AKQA
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    The imaginative application of art and science
  • Be U by AKQA
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    The imaginative application of art and science
  • Galaxy Watch 4 by AKQA
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    The imaginative application of art and science
  • Netflix and Chills by AKQA
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    The imaginative application of art and science
  • Further Together with Gymshark by AKQA
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    The imaginative application of art and science
  • The Real Airdrop by AKQA
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    The imaginative application of art and science
  • Never Done Rising by AKQA
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    The imaginative application of art and science
  • Reboot by AKQA
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    The imaginative application of art and science
  • Squad by AKQA
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    The imaginative application of art and science
  • Madly in Loewe with Ghibli by AKQA
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  • Force 10 by AKQA
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    The imaginative application of art and science
  • Destination France by AKQA
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    The imaginative application of art and science
  • Never Done Imagining by AKQA
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    The imaginative application of art and science
  • Never Done Breaking the Mold by AKQA
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    The imaginative application of art and science
  • Never Done Inspiring by AKQA
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    The imaginative application of art and science
  • Never Done Breaking Barriers by AKQA
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    The imaginative application of art and science
  • Never Done Leaving a Mark by AKQA
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    The imaginative application of art and science
  • Nike 50th Anniversary by AKQA
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  • Forever by AKQA
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  • Air to the Max by AKQA
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  • Brewing for a better world by AKQA
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Projects credited in

About

AKQA is a design and innovation company that employs over 6,500 professionals across 20 countries. Awarded the Cannes Lions Grand Prix for Design in 2021 and named by Gartner as one of the world’s leading marketing agencies in 2021. Winner of Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas in 2022, and recognised as a Fast Company Best Workplace for Innovators in 2020.

Awards

2022

  • Hesta and AKQA win The Architect Award - Gold.

2022

Tech innovation Category

Outdoor Media Awards

  • Sky and AKQA have received gold for Tech innovation at the Outdoor Media Awards 2022.

2022

Entertainment: Audio

D&AD

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  • Tennis Australia and AKQA winners in the D&AD Entertainment: Audio category for the project: Action Audio.

2022

Experiential: use of technology

D&AD

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  • Tennis Australia and AKQA winners in the D&AD Experiential: use of technology category for the project: Action Audio.

2022

Film/Video: Five minutes and over

Clio Awards

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  • Nego Bala and AKQA received Grand Prix in the Clio Music Awards for Sonho.

2022

The best world changing idea APAC

fast company

  • Tennis Australia and AKQA were recognised for Action Audio by receiving The best world-changing idea APAC award from Fast Company.

2022

Best Music Supervision

The Webby Awards

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  • Playstation and AKQA’s Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales - “Be Yourself” Launch Spot received Best Music Supervision Award in the 2022 Webby's.

2022

Diversity & Inclusion

The Webby Awards

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  • Tennis Australia and AKQA announced Winners of the Diversity & Inclusion Award at The Webby’s.

2022

Best in class for digital design

Victoria Premier’s Design Award

  • Tennis Australia and AKQA received recognition as Best in class for digital design for the project Action Audio.

2022

Best Places to Work 2022

The Dots

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  • AKQA received the The Dots Best Company to Work For 2022 Award.

2022

  • Hesta and AKQA win The Architect Award - Gold.

2022

Tech innovation Category

Outdoor Media Awards

  • Sky and AKQA have received gold for Tech innovation at the Outdoor Media Awards 2022.

2022

Entertainment: Audio

D&AD

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  • Tennis Australia and AKQA winners in the D&AD Entertainment: Audio category for the project: Action Audio.

2022

Experiential: use of technology

D&AD

D&AD logo
  • Tennis Australia and AKQA winners in the D&AD Experiential: use of technology category for the project: Action Audio.

2022

Film/Video: Five minutes and over

Clio Awards

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  • Nego Bala and AKQA received Grand Prix in the Clio Music Awards for Sonho.

2022

The best world changing idea APAC

fast company

  • Tennis Australia and AKQA were recognised for Action Audio by receiving The best world-changing idea APAC award from Fast Company.

2022

Best Music Supervision

The Webby Awards

The Webby Awards logo
  • Playstation and AKQA’s Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales - “Be Yourself” Launch Spot received Best Music Supervision Award in the 2022 Webby's.

2022

Diversity & Inclusion

The Webby Awards

The Webby Awards logo
  • Tennis Australia and AKQA announced Winners of the Diversity & Inclusion Award at The Webby’s.

2022

Best in class for digital design

Victoria Premier’s Design Award

  • Tennis Australia and AKQA received recognition as Best in class for digital design for the project Action Audio.

2022

Best Places to Work 2022

The Dots

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  • AKQA received the The Dots Best Company to Work For 2022 Award.

2021

Great Place to Work Certification

Great Place to Work

  • AKQA’s North American studios are Certified™ by Great Place to Work® for 2021. The prestigious award is based entirely on what current employees say about their experience.

2021

Advertising, Media & PR, Best Video Editing

The Webby Awards

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  • Netflix and AKQA announced Winners of the Advertising, Media & PR, Best Video Editing in The Webby Awards.

2021

Apps and Software, Public Service & Activism

The Webby Awards

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  • Ranoi Institute and AKQA announced Winners of the Apps and Software, Public Service & Activism Category in The Webby Awards.

2021

Imagine a Place

Vimeo Staff Pick

  • Discord and AKQA’s Imagine a Place wins Vimeo Staff Pick 2021.

2021

Air Max Graffiti Stores

The One Show Asia

  • Nike and AKQA were announced as Winner in the Art Direction/ Illustration/ Typography Category at The One Show Asia.

2021

Spatial Design / Experiential & Immersive Category

The One Show

  • H&M and AKQA Awarded Gold for Looop in the Spatial Design / Experiential & Immersive category.

2021

Magic Quadrant for Global Marketing Agencies

Gartner

  • AKQA Leader of Magic Quadrant for Global Marketing Agencies.

2021

Best Places to Work 2021

The Dots

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  • AKQA Awarded as The Dots Best Company to Work for 2021.

2021

World Changing Ideas Experimental

fast company

  • H&M and AKQA awarded Winner of the 2021 Fast Company World Changing Ideas Experimental Category.

2021

Illustration - Animated

D&AD

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  • Casa Vivi, Casa Anastacia and AKQA awarded Yellow Pencil in Illustration - Animated category.

2021

Art Direction - Integrated

D&AD

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  • Netflix and AKQA awarded Yellow Pencil for One Story Away in the Art Direction - Integrated category.

2021

Mobile / Innovative use of technology Lion

Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity

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  • Netflix and AKQA won Gold in the Mobile / Innovative use of technology Lion category

2021

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  • Beck’s and AKQA’s work Beck’s Frequency won Gold in the Radio and audio/ food & drink category.

2021

Mobile / Activation by location Lion

Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity

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  • Ranoi Institute and AKQA awarded Gold for Code of Conscience

2021

Design / Retail environment & experience design Lion 2021

Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity

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  • H&M and AKQA's Looop received Grand Prix.

2020

Top 10 advertising campaigns of 2020 (Creativepool)

Creativepool

  • Netflix and AKQA’s One Story away wins Top 10 advertising campaigns of 2020.

2020

CICLOPE Grand Prix 2020

CICLOPE

  • Deezer and AKQA’s Silêncio, for Emicida has received the top honour of a Grand Prix in the fifth edition of the CICLOPE Latino awards.

2020

Air Max Graffiti Stores

One Show

  • Nike and AKQA’s work Air Max Graffiti Stores won Gold in the Experiential & Immersive: Events / Stunts / Competitions and Out of Home: Innovation in Out of Home categories.

2020

Agency of the year 2020

Creativepool

  • AKQA Awarded Agency of the year by Creativepool.

2020

Best Workplace for Innovators

fast company

  • Creativity and openness that enables trust and a collaborative work environment for colleagues and clients are among the reasons Fast Company has recognised AKQA in its annual Best Places to Work for Innovators list.

2020

Top five agency Christmas card (Campaign)

Campaign

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  • AKQA win Top five agency Christmas card (Campaign).

2020

Top 10 advertising campaigns of 2020 (Creativepool)

Creativepool

  • Netflix and AKQA’s One Story away wins Top 10 advertising campaigns of 2020.

2020

Air Max Graffiti Stores

One Show

  • Nike and AKQA’s work Air Max Graffiti Stores won Gold in the Experiential & Immersive: Events / Stunts / Competitions and Out of Home: Innovation in Out of Home categories.

2020

Agency of the year 2020

Creativepool

  • AKQA Awarded Agency of the year by Creativepool

2020

Best Workplace for Innovators

fast company

  • Creativity and openness that enables trust and a collaborative work environment for colleagues and clients are among the reasons Fast Company has recognised AKQA in its annual Best Places to Work for Innovators list.

2020

D&AD 2020

D&AD

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  • Google and AKQA’s Offside Museum announced winner of the Addressing gaps in knowledge category at D&AD 2020.

2020

Best Workplace for Innovators 2020

fast company

  • Creativity and openness that enables trust and a collaborative work environment for colleagues and clients are among the reasons Fast Company has recognised AKQA in its annual Best Places to Work for Innovators list.

2020

Magic Quadrant for Global Marketing Agencies 2020

Gartner

  • For the third consecutive year, AKQA is positioned highest for its ability to execute and this year also for its completeness of vision in the Leaders quadrant of Gartner’s annual independent evaluation on global marketing agencies.

2020

Agency of the Year: Most Improved 2020

Campaign Asia Pacific

  • Awarded Campaign APAC Most Improved agency overall.

2020

Top five agency Christmas card (Campaign)

Campaign

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  • AKQA win Top five agency Christmas card (Campaign)

2019

Latin America Agency of the Year 2019

Propmark Brazil

  • AKQA Casa has been considered the best Brazilian agency by leaders from clients, production companies and agencies. And in 2019, was named Latin America Agency of the Year.

2019

People's Choice Agency of The Year 2019

Creativepool

  • AKQA was named the People’s Choice Agency of the Year and its Nike Believe work won a bronze in Digital Advertising as well as People’s Choice awards for Branded Content and Digital.

2019

Entertainment Lion Grand Prix 2019

Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity

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  • The AKQA-produced short film Bluesman, for Brazilian rapper Baco Exu do Blues, has won Grand Prix in the Entertainment Lions for Music. The film was produced by AKQA São Paulo to launch the artist’s second album: Bluesman.

2019

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  • Nike’s latest Air Max launch, created by AKQA to transform graffiti walls into Nike stores. AKQA São Paulo has been awarded in the Media Lions’ Social Behaviour and Cultural Insight category, which recognises initiatives that draw inspiration from defined communities.

2019

Magic Quadrant for Global Marketing Agencies 2019

Gartner

  • For the second consecutive year, AKQA is positioned highest for its ability to execute in the Leaders Quadrant in Gartner’s annual independent evaluation that compares business transformation capabilities across consulting firms, agencies and systems integrators.

2018

Clio Entertainment Grand 2018

Clio Awards

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  • Collector’s Edition for Bethesda Softworks’ Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus was awarded a Grand Clio and Silver in the Games discipline. The New Colossus Collector’s Edition introduced viewers to the game’s world and the key narrative pillar with short videos released as part of the activity.

2018

Clio Entertainment Grand 2018

Clio Awards

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  • Netflix Stranger Broadcast won a Grand Clio in the TV/Streaming category of the awards. In partnership with one of Brazil’s largest networks, Netflix aired an hour-special that included a full Stranger Things episode on free to air TV for the very first time.

2018

Leader in Midsize Digital Experience Agencies 2018

Forrester Research

  • AKQA has been recognised with the highest scores possible in the Customer Experience Strategy Services, Experience Design Services, Vision and Road Map, Client Co-Innovation Strategy, Market and Thought Leadership, and Partner Strategy criteria in The Forrester Wave™: Midsize Digital Experience Agencies, Q4 2018 report.

2018

Magic Quadrant for Global Marketing Agencies 2018

Gartner

  • AKQA is positioned the highest for ability to execute in the Leaders quadrant in Gartner’s 2018 independent evaluation that compares business transformation capabilities across consulting firms, agencies and systems integrators.

2017

Platinum Winner 2017

Campaign Tech Awards

  • As title sponsor of ‘Barclaycard presents: British Summer Time’ since the Hyde Park music festival's inception in 2013, the credit card brand sought to reinvigorate its associations with music.The campaign became widely discussed on social media, picking up contributions from UK influencers and celebrities and reaching 20m unique followers.

2017

Pioneer 2017

Contagious

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  • The Pioneers list ranks agencies from around the world that consistently set the standard for excellence and innovation in marketing.

2017

Agency of the Year 2017

Creativepool

  • AKQA has been named Agency of the Year 2017 at the Creativepool Annual awards, which recognises the best creative work across all disciplines.

2016

Clio Sports Grand 2016

CLIO SPORTS

  • AKQA and Jordan Brand have won a Grand award in the Events and Experiential category at this year’s Clio Sports Awards.

2016

Agency of the Year 2016

IAB Awards

  • Awarded for the most consistent Creative Showcase wins throughout the year, AKQA has been named Agency of the Year by the Internet Advertising Bureau UK. The award highlights the continued commitment of our teams to create beautiful, impactful and celebrated work.

2016

Agency of the Year 2016

Game Marketing Awards

  • The annual awards recognise outstanding achievement in marketing, promotion and advertising for the gaming and interactive entertainment community.

2016

Grand Prix 2016

Ad Stars

  • The Grand Prix was awarded to AKQA Brazil’s ‘Don’t Look Away’ campaign for Usher. “This campaign is a really powerful piece of work that uses technology but still touches emotionally, and is so culturally suited to its audience".

2015

Agency of the Year: Most Respected Agency 2015

Econsultancy

  • Named Econsultancy's 'Most Respected Agency' for the third year running, as voted for by other agencies.

2015

Agency of the Year 2015

IAB Awards

  • AKQA has been named Agency of the Year at this year’s IAB Creative Showcase Grand Prix for its consistent Creative Showcase wins.

2015

Agency of The Year: Best European Agency 2015

MIXX Awards Europe

  • They recognise and celebrate the year's best digital advertising campaigns from across the region.

2015

  • AKQA, United Kingdom and Shanghai for “House of Mamba” for Nike.

2014

The Queens Award for Enterprise Innovation 2014

The Queen's Award

  • AKQA has won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise Innovation for its consistent contribution and outstanding achievement.

2014

Agency of the Year: Most Innovative 2014

DIGIDAY

  • AKQA was named the Most Innovative Agency for its achievements in the past year.

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