In its 30-year history, GAD’ has created major projects for important clients. This work has already garnered more than 150 national and international awards, as well as major market recognition.
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2012 – Gold at IDEA Brazil for the Pligg project and bronze for the 3M kitchen accessories project. Honorable Mention for the Pligg Project in the Museu da Casa Brasileira Award and Gold in The POPAI Award Temporary Trade Project category (Projeto de Trade Temporário) for the FILA Cool Winter Window Display.
2011 – Most Remembered Design Company in the Market by the coletiva.net portal.
2010 – Receives four awards at the Wave Festival, Latin America’s foremost communications festivals, winning Gold for the "Concept Store Digital and Interactive Communication” project for VIVO, Silver for the design of VIVO’s Concept Store and MERCUR Packaging, and Bronze for CPFL Energia’s Company Language Book.
2009 – GAD’ wins a Silver Lion in the design category at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity in France, the world’s largest communications festival. D2B Magazine (Revista D2B) wins top prize at the 2009 Gold Ink Awards in Chicago, one of the most prestigious awards in the international graphics sector. GAD’ won a gold medal in the Design category at the Wave Festival, one of Latin America’s biggest communications events, for the brand developed for quantiQ, formerly Ipiranga Química. It was also chosen as Brazil’s Design Agency of the Year by About Magazine for the second time.
2008 – Wins two awards in the Brazilian edition of IDEA/Brazil.
2008 – Receives a gold medal for the design of the FlipBox colored pencil case in the Packaging category, and a bronze medal for the Sundown Motos motorcycle line in the Transport category. Second nomination for the Caboré Award, in the Specialized Services category. GAD’ is the only branding and design company to be nominated for the award in the last five years.
2007 – GAD’ once again receives the IF Design Award, for the Elipse Line, a set of porcelain bathroom accessories.
2006 – GAD’ receives the IF Design Award, the world’s most important product design award, for the Claro Special Packaging design.
2005 – Receives two gold medals in the Aberje Award, for the ONS Management Report and CPFL Energia Management Report. Max Feffer Graphic Design Award for the ONS Management Report.
2004 – Elected Design Office of the Year at the Brazilian Festival of Promotion, Packaging and Design. Won the Grand Prix award for the Claro Packaging Case in the Packaging Category at the London International Awards. Elected Design Company of the Year at the Sixth Advertising, Graphics, Design and Internet Event of the Riograndense Advertising Association. First nomination for the Caboré Award, considered the Oscar of the Brazilian communications sector, in the Specialized Services category.
2003 – Chosen as Brazil’s Design Agency of the Year by About Magazine.
2002 – Receives three gold medals at the 3rd Design Biennial promoted by the ADG – Graphic Designers Association. Elected Outstanding Company of the Year by the Association of Interior Architects of Rio Grande do Sul.
2001 – Wins two silver medals for the Claro Digital Case at the New York Festival in the Branding and Corporate Identity categories. GAD’ receives Graphic Design Magazine’s (Revista Design Gráfico) Designers by Designers Award, which nominated Brazil's 10 best design firms through votes cast by professionals in the sector.
2000 – Wins the Grand Prix Maximark/IG Integrated Communication award for the Claro Digital Case, during the 1st International Marketing Conference in São Paulo. Receives a gold medal in the Aberje Award from the Brazilian Association of Corporate Communication for the Gerdau Management Report.
1999 – Elected Design Office of the Year by About Magazine at the Brazilian Festival of Promotion, Packaging and Design.
1993 – The company wins the Prêmio Talentos Empreendedores (Entrepreneurial Talent Award), a joint initiative by SEBRAE/RS, the Gerdau Group and RBS, in recognition of its Corporate Management.