Bruketa&Žinić and Croatian Design in the World

Published: May 10, 2017

“If you have a good idea, the whole world will listen: Good stuff can be created (even) in Croatia”

For ACAP NYC’s first post-kickoff speaker event, we are incredibly honored to host Davor Bruketa and Nikola Žinić of the Zagreb-based agency Bruketa&Žinić OM (B&Ž), considered one of the leading advertising agencies in Southeastern Europe.

Founded in 1995, B&Ž quickly became recognized for its clever advertising campaigns and compelling designs, garnering worldwide acclaim and winning over 450 awards for design, advertising, and marketing.

Davor and Nikola will discuss their latest projects and share how their small design shop grew into an internationally-recognized powerhouse, helping put Croatian design and creativity on the map.

Limited Ticket Sales: Make sure to purchase your ticket today as Kava Cafe‘s seating capacity is limited.

Appetizers from Kava Cafe‘s delicious menu will be provided; drinks are to be purchased individually. The $10 cover charge will cover food and entry for those who RSVP early by May 17.The cover charge will increase to $15 after May 17.


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About Bruketa&Žinić

Bruketa&Žinić OM (B&Ž) has received over 450 awards for design, advertising, and marketing effectiveness from such organizations as ADC NY, D&AD, Red Dot, LIA, Cresta, Epica, Effie, and many more.

The agency was founded by Davor Bruketa and Nikola Žinić in 1995, and since then, it has been pronounced the second Most Effective Independent Agency according to the Global Effie Index(Cannes, 2012); the Best International Small Agency according to Advertising Age magazine (Portland, 2013); one of the 17 world’s Leading Independent Agencies according to Campaignmagazine (London, 2014); and among the 200 best packaging designers worldwide according to Lürzer’s Archive (Vienna, 2015). It is one of the most award-winning advertising agencies in Southeastern Europe.

The B&Ž group numbers some 80 creatives and experts in brand strategy, packaging design, graphic, spatial and product design, strategic planning, and every kind of online and offline marketing communication. The agency’s projects have been published in various international professional publications, such as Communication Arts, Advertising Age, Creativity, Computer Arts, Directory, Dezeen, I.D., How, PSFK, Novum, PAGE magazine, and more.

Brigada is B&Ž’s retail/spatial design studio – a team of product designers, architects, and retail consultants. Its mission is to transform space into a unique experience.

Recently, WPP, a multinational advertising and PR company, acquired a majority stake in the agency, and by the end of June 2017, B&Ž will become Bruketa&Žinić&Grey.