Art director Nathan Teoh from The Brand Agency wins Ultimate Diamond Skull; 303 MullenLowe's Derry Simpson announced as new PADC Patron

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NathanTeoh_2017_BLOG.jpgArt director Nathan Teoh from The Brand Agency has won the PADC's Ultimate Diamond Skull award for craft. Teoh also won Art Director of the Year, for his portfolio of work including Kleenheat and the Road Safety Commission.

The Diamond Skulls honour the individuals who create the most inspiring creative communications in Western Australia in a given year. They are judged on a portfolio of work created in the previous year, with PADC members' votes deciding the finalists.

This year's winners were announced at a well-attended presentation last night at Friday's Studio.

Other winners included &Partners' Dav Tabeshfar as Copywriter of the Year, Block's Louis Boys as Designer of the Year, and Sandbox's Richard Vilensky as Director of the Year.

Sound Designer Shaun Sandosham was named the inaugural Emerging Craftsperson of the Year.

PADC President Mark Braddock also announced that 303 MullenLowe's Derry Simpson will succeed Gavin Bain as Patron of the Club, with the Meerkats CEO stepping down after 4 years in the role.

The full list of Diamond Skulls winners :
Art Director of the Year + Ultimate Diamond Skull
- Nathan Teoh

Copywriter of the Year
- Davood Tabeshfar

Director of the Year
- Richard Vilensky

Editor of the Year
- Adam Rule

Photographer of the Year
- Daniel Craig

Sound Designer of the Year
- Xoe Baird

Composer of the Year
- Josh Hogan

Emerging Craftsperson of the Year
- Shaun Sandosham (Sound Designer)

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