2006-03-02 / News

Poland, Shiben and Clark win ADDY Award Feb. 25

Pictured with their ADDY Awards recently won for their work in “This Land We Love,” are (l-r) Tom Poland, Taj Shiben, and Robert Clark. Pictured with their ADDY Awards recently won for their work in “This Land We Love,” are (l-r) Tom Poland, Taj Shiben, and Robert Clark. “This Land We Love,” a self-promotion four-color booklet for Robert Clark Photography garnered three Gold ADDYs at the 2006 ADDY Awards February 25.

Designed by Taj Shiben, creative art director of Studio Taj, with copy by Tom Poland, the booklet features 29 Robert Clark color photographs that capture the moods, landscapes, people, culture, and scenic vistas of the South Carolina Lowcountry. The booklet, encased in a richly textured slipcover, features twenty-four pages of iconic Lowcountry beauty and narrative.

“This Land We Love” won Gold ADDYs in three categories: (1) Collateral Material, Brochure, Fourcolor; (2) Direct Marketing, Businessto business, Single/Flat; and (3) Advertising Industry Self-Promotion, Creative Services and Industry Suppliers.

Robert Clark has photographed South Carolina for nearly twenty-five years. For more information on Robert Clark, visit www.robertclark photography.com.

Taj Shiben, former vice president and senior art director at one of South Carolina’s largest advertising agencies, founded Studio Taj in 2003 to provide concept, design, and production services that consistently win awards. Contact Taj Shiben at taj@studiotaj.com.

Tom Poland, an experienced copywriter, has co-authored three book with Robert Clark. Please visit www.home.earthlink.net/~tompol for more information on Tom Poland.

Each year the ADDY Awards recognize the best talent in the advertising and marketing industries. The Columbia Ad Club, a member of the Third District of the American Advertising Federation, hosted the 2006 ADDY Awards at the Columbia Conference Center.

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