Margie Bowles, founder of Dallas-based copywriting firm 1400 Words, is the 2015 recipient of the prestigious Golden Egg award from the Dallas Society of Visual Communications (DSVC). The Golden Egg honors individuals who have, in their career, made an extraordinary contribution to marketing and advertising creativity, education and mentoring, and had a positive and lasting impact on the industry. It is the most prestigious award the DSVC can bestow. Bowles’ recognition marks the first time a woman has received this lifetime achievement award.

Former winners include advertising executives Stan Richards, Morris Hite and Sam Bloom; graphic designers Woody Pirtle, Don Sibley and Rex Peteet, illustrators Jack Unruh, Bart Forbes and George Toomer; and photographer Greg Booth.

About 1400 Words
1400 Words is a fully staffed company whose sole focus is strategic message development. The company partners regularly with top design firms, advertising agencies, production companies, and corporate clients to create results generating messaging for print, broadcast, online and interactive media. Over the years, 1400 Words’ list of clients has grown to include many of the Fortune 500, along with highly regarded organizations such as The Smithsonian Institution, NASA, The National Constitution Center and others.

About The Dallas Society of Visual Communications (DSVC)
The DSVC was founded in 1957 as the Dallas/Fort Worth Art Directors Club. Today it ranks as one of the largest independent professional organizations of its kind. Throughout its history it has continually sought to elevate the standards of the industry and promote the value that creative professionals add to commerce and the community at-large.