APPLIED ARTS 2016 STUDENT AWARDS

Five Digital Design graduates were named winners of the 2016 Applied Arts Student Awards competition yesterday. The work was judged by a panel of senior communications professionals, and the winners were selected based on creative merit, technical excellence and suitability for end use. The following is a list of the six projects and names of the winners:

FRAME
Ainara Sáinz Gutierrez

Dear Stranger
Hanna Cortés

Poiesis
Ignacio Flórez

Quintessence
Jay Lee

Bikeit
Maggie (Juei-Hsuan) Wang

Rune Branding
Maggie (Juei-Hsuan) Wang

The winners will receive the following:

  • Their work published in the November/December 2016 Student Awards annual
  • Their work published online in November
  • A complimentary copy of the November issue
  • Digital tear sheets of their published work
  • A personalized award certificate signed by the founder of Applied Arts, noted graphic designer Georges Haroutiun
  • Their work displayed at the Creative Futures Expo, November 8-9 at the Toronto Centre for the Arts, where more than 1,500 aspiring creative artists, high school students and their teachers will visit

Congratulations to all the winners!

Applied Arts 2015 Student Awards

The winners for the 2015 Applied Arts Student Awards competition were announced recently. Following last year’s impressive showing, Digital Design projects have once again been recognized. The work was judged by a panel of senior communications professionals, and the winners were selected based on creative merit, technical excellence and suitability for end use. The winners will receive the following:

* Inclusion in the November/December 2015 Student Awards issue with contact information, condensed credits and a description

* Inclusion in an online winners’ gallery, with full credits and description

* Work displayed at a winners’ exhibit

* A personalized Awards Certificate for each winning entry

* Digital tear sheets of the winning work

Here is a list of the winners and links to their award-winning projects:

Jordan Barber and Kelsey HemphillFlint

Marisa BrignoleCelestial

Henry Chu – Kinform

Juhi Jaferii – Shuttle

Yan JamacaruThe Offering

Yan JamacaruThe Little Mermaid

Breanne Jansen - Live What You Believe

Madison Kaylo - Stash – Save Money

Ignacio OsorioThe Path

Mirian SilvaDoplr

Congratulations to all!

Applied Arts 2014 Student Award Winners

Digital Design projects have once again been recognized by Applied Arts as part of their Student Awards competition. Similar to last year, the work was judged by an international panel of industry professionals and experts, and the winners were selected based on creative merit, technical excellence and suitability for end use. The work will be showcased in the November/December 2014 issue of the magazine, included in an online winners’ gallery, and displayed at the annual Creative Schools Expo and the 2014 AACE Awards Party in the fall of 2014. Last year, alumnus Kim Oxlund won the AACE award (Applied Arts Creative Excellence) for his title sequence project, Paper War. Kim had the highest score in the student category.

The winners will receive two copies of the November/December 2014 issue per project, a personalized Awards Certificate, and digital tear sheets of their winning work. The following is a list of the winners and links to the award-winning projects:

Decide
Category: Website Design – Single
Macarena Poo, Cesar Martinez, Breanne Jansen, Kyle Vandekleut, Scott Dutertre, JK Shin, Bill Sun

The Denim Effect
Category: Website Design – Single
Cecilia Martinez, Adam Wade, Felix Cha, Daniel Quintero, Julia Llanos, Sarah Gillis, Baolin Qiang

Q Headphones
Category: Digital Character Animation – Single
Thanat Sattavorn

The Story of Mr. E
Category: Digital Character Animation – Single
Kyungmin Oh

Fostering Truth
Category: Digital Character Animation – Single
Sebastian Guerrero

Quins
Category: Mobile – Single
Macarena Poo

Boomerang
Category: Mobile – Single
Alejandra Porta

Fetch
Category: Mobile – Single
Cole Derochie

Gru Gardens
Category: Mobile – Single
Sarah Gillis

Congratulations to all the winners!

 

Applied Arts Creative Excellence award winner: Kim Oxlund

DD alumnus Kim Oxlund’s work is featured in the April 2014 issue of Applied Arts. The article first outlines the process Kim went through to create his AACE (Applied Arts Creative Excellence) award-winning title sequence project, Paper War. This award is given to the top scorer in each of Applied Arts’ contest categories. Kim scored the highest in the student category. Some of Kim’s professional interactive design work is also showcased, and there is a discussion of his design inspiration.
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Grad Nabs 2011 Young Blood Interactive Win!

Antonio Alarcon Roman never fails to amaze us. He wowed us when he was a student in Foundation and dazzled in the Digital Design program. Since graduation, he made Design Edge Canada’s list of the Top 10 Notable Designers under the Age of 35 and is currently creating award winning work at Tribal DDB Vancouver. Oh, and did we mention he designed Oomph?!

With so many awards on his trophy shelf, what’s his latest accomplishment? No less than being featured in the current Applied Arts Magazine (November/December issue) as the 2011 Young Blood Interactive Winner! This is a tremendous achievement as the Young Blood Interactive competition is one of the most prestigious forms of recognition for a young designer in our industry.

We caught up with Antonio right after his big win…

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