Presenting work from award-winning instructors and students who prove they can compete at the same level as professionals. This book includes the same disciplines as our professional Annuals, preparing students for the real world. Platinum Award-Winning Instructors are as follows: Advertising: Josh Ege (Texas A&M University Commerce), David Elizalde (Texas Christian University), Antonio Fragoso (Miami Ad School), Tu Phan (Miami Ad School SF), Vinny Tulley (School of Visual Arts), and Mel White (Syracuse University). Design: Peter Ahlberg (SVA - School of Visual Arts), Nelson Carnicelli (Miami Ad School SF), Tina Fong (SVA), Seung-Min Han (Hansung University of Design and Art Institute), Natasha Jen (SVA), Ken Koester (Texas A&M University Commerce), and Dong-Joo Park (Hansung University of Design and Art Institute). Photography: Taylor Bareford (Art Institute of Atlanta). 19 Platinum, 179 Gold, 351 Silver, and 659 Honorable mentions were awarded. Platinum and Gold Award Winners provide their assignment, approach, and results of their creative process. Silver Winners are also presented, and Honorable Mentions are listed and receive the same presentation on our website. This book is an invaluable resource for instructors to raise their students' visual standards in the classroom and to see where they stand internationally. We hope that our readers will be inspired by the work in this book, as the winners will surely go on to have promising careers.
About the Author
B. Martin Pedersen, Publisher, Design and Editorial Director of Graphis, has won numerous awards in his past from the AIGA, ADC, TDC, and the SPD, who honored him with the first Herb Lubalin Award for excellence in editorial design. He also won the Columbia University National Magazine Award for the best designed magazine of the year. He has been inducted into the Art Directors Club Hall of Fame, received the AIGA Gold Medal for a lifetime achievement in Design, and is a member of Alliance Graphique International (AGI) and the New York Yacht Club.