Finalist Judge

Bea Merry


Bea Merry is the founder of award-winning MERRY+, a New York-based branding & creative lab with over fourteen years of experience.

Merry+ is a one-stop-shop for companies of all sizes to develop solutions for both the strategic phases and verbal components of branding and marketing communications programs.

Clients include: Google, Zagat, Disney, José Andrés’ Think Food Group, Beekman Tower Hotel, Lladro, Ralph Lauren, HSBC, The Hispanic Society of America, Green Verticals, Bright Farms, Consulate General of Spain, The Spanish Benevolent Society, Pikolinos, Socarrat Restaurants, among many others

Bea is from Madrid, Spain. She holds a degree in Law and a Masters’s degree in Financial Markets.

A Fulbright scholarship brought her to NYC in 2004, where she went back to school and graduated both from ICP (International Center of Photography) and the School of Visuals Arts (Branding Program).

Her work as a creative orchestrator and as a photographer has been recognized with several distinguished awards such as
Winner for Branding – American Graphic Design Award (GDUSA) –
Finalist for Identity Design – Restaurant Design Award in London
Fine Art Photography – ICP Awards
Finalist – INJUVE Photography Scholarship.