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Awards

GDUSA Packaging Awards 2017 winning projects herb in kitchen, not your great uncle's pickles, pompom rice 

GDUSA American Package Design Awards 2017

The annual GDUSA competition celebrates well-designed graphics, of course, but more importantly the power of design to forge an emotional link with the buyer at the moment of truth. 

Project: PomPom Rice
Student Designer: Jermaine Boca
Instructor: Sandy Stewart

Project: Not Your Great Uncle’s Pickles Rigid Packaging
Student Designer: Morgan Gelfand
Food Photography: Morgan Gelfand
Instructor: Jody Graff

Project: HERB-IN-KITCHEN
Student Designer: Kaitlyn Troy
Photographer (or Illustration, etc): Kaitlyn Troy
Instructor: Jody Graff

Graphis award-winning student projects previews

Graphis New Talent Annual 2017 Awards

Graphis is committed to presenting and promoting the work of exceptional talent in Graphic Design, Advertising, Photography and Art/Illustration. One student project received a Silver Award and four student projects received a Merit Award.

Project: Quirk Theatre: Shakesqueer 2017
Student Designer: Theodor Swanson
Photographer: Theodor Swanson
Instructor: Eric Karnes
Silver Award

Project: Almost Human: Study of the World’s Most Adapted Character
Student Designer: Tobi Afran
Instructor: Sandy Stewart
Merit Award


Project: Not Your Great Uncle’s Pickles Rigid Packaging
Student Designer: Morgan Gelfand
Food Photography: Morgan Gelfand
Instructor: Jody Graff
Merit Award 

Project:
 A Common Thread: Tradition & Trend in Swedish Textiles
Student Designer: Theodor Swanson
Photographer: Theodor Swanson
Instructor: Jody Graff
Merit Award

Project: Overkill
Student Designer: Taylor Murphy
Photographer (or Illustration, etc): Taylor Murphy
Instructor: Sandy Stewart
Merit Award

 HOW International Design Awards winners 

HOW International Design Awards

An annual competition that recognizes design excellence on a global scale. Three student projects received a merit award.
International Design Awards Winners 2017: Student

Project: Quirk Theatre: Shakesqueer 2017
Student Designer: Theodor Swanson
Photographer: Theodor Swanson
Instructor: Eric Karnes

Project:
Knock Out Experimental Book
Student Designer: Jermaine Boca
Instructor: Sandy Stewart

Project: Alex Prager Artist Catalog 
Student Designer: Morgan Gelfand
Instructor: Mark Willie

46th creativity international student print and packaging design awards winning works

46th Creativity International Student Print & Packaging Design Awards

International Graphic Design and Advertising Awards that celebrates the best in print, packaging, interactive and broadcast by professionals and students.
Eight student projects received an award of Gold (2), Silver (3), Platinum (1), or Bronze (2) distinction.

Project: This Concerns You, The Psychology of the Con 
Student Designer: Walter Wilkes
Photographer and or Illustration: Walter Wilkes
Instructor: Jody Graff
Gold Award

Project: Knock Out Experimental Book
Student Designer: Jermaine Boca
Instructor: Sandy Stewart
Gold Award

Project: Quirk Theatre: Shakesqueer 2017
Student Designer: Theodor Swanson
Photographer: Theodor Swanson
Instructor: Eric Karnes
Silver Award

Project: Not Your Great Uncle’s Pickles Rigid Packaging
Student Designer: Morgan Gelfand
Food Photography: Morgan Gelfand
Instructor: Jody Graff
Silver Award

Project: PomPom Rice
Student Designer: Jermaine Boca
Photographer (or Illustration, etc): Jermaine Boca
Instructor: Sandy Stewart
Silver Award

Project: Overkill
Student Designer: Taylor Murphy
Photographer (or Illustration, etc): Taylor Murphy
Instructor: Sandy Stewart
Platinum Award

Project: Univers Typeface Poster
Student Designer: Max Kahn
Instructor: Shushi Yoshinaga
Bronze Award

Project: Wonder Restaurant Identity
Student Designer: Taylor Murphy
Instructor: Alexandra Doyle
Bronze Award

 Compilation of the seven award-winning works of the GDUSA competition

The 53rd Annual GDUSA American Graphic Design Awards

The Graphic Design Awards honors outstanding new work of all kinds: print, packaging, point-of-purchase, internet, interactive and motion graphics.
Seven student projects received a Winner Certificate of Excellence Award.

Project: A Journey of Grand Proportions
Student Designer: Noel Forte
Instructor: Jody Graff
Photographer (or Illustration, etc): Noel Forte

Project: BLEED 
Student Designer: Pauline Nyren
Instructor: Sandy Stewart
Photographer (or Illustration, etc): Scanned from books about Hans Ulrich Obrist and handwriting text.

Project: Recipe Restaurant
Student Designer: Chelsea Peterson
Instructor: Mark Willie
Photographer and Illustration: Chelsea Peterson

Project: Queen of Tarts Restaurant Branding
Student Designer: Kaitlyn Troy
Instructor: Mark Willie
Photography/Illustration: Scanned photos and illustrations by Kaitlyn Troy

Project: A Common Thread: Tradition & Trend in Swedish Textiles
Student Designer: Theodor Swanson
Instructor: Jody Graff
Photographer: Theodor Swanson

Project: Knockout, experimental publication/book
Student Designer: Jermaine Boca
Instructor: Sandy Stewart

Project: Emerging Fashion Visionaries
Student Designer: Taylor Murphy
Instructor: Bob Warkulwiz 

 UCDA Awards

46TH ANNUAL UCDA DESIGN COMPETITION

The University & College Designers Association (UCDA) Design Competition recognizes the best of the exceptional design work done to promote educational institutions (secondary, vocational, or higher education) and supports the exchange of ideas and information relating to the unique role of these designers. The award-winning projects will be on display at the UCDA Design Conference, September 24-27 in San Antonio, TX. 
Three student projects were awarded a Certificate of Excellence.

Project: Frutiger, typeface poster 
Student Designer: Kendall Stephens
Instructor: Shushi Yoshinaga 

Project: Alex Prager Artist Catalog 
Student Designer: Morgan Gelfand
Instructor: Mark Willie

Project: Knock Out Experimental Book
Student Designer: Jermaine Boca
Instructor: Sandy Stewart

  Creative Quarterly 45

CREATIVE QUARTERLY 45

A quarterly journal that features the work of international artists, illustrators, designers, and photographers. Two student projects received Winner Awards and four student projects received Runners-Up Awards.

Project: Animal Farm Book Cover 
Student Designer: Katie Troy
Instructor: Eric Karnes
Winner

Project: Apocalypse Now Film Poster 
Student Designer: Chelsea Peterson
Instructor: Mark Willie
Winner

Project: How To Get Away With Tourism poster 
Student Designer: Marianne Issa El-Khoury
Instructor: Jody Graff
Runner Up

Project: Yue Minjun Artist Catalogue 
Student Designer: Nicholas Kramer
Instructor: Mark Willie
Runner Up

Project: Village Magazine
Student Designer: Aleksandra Ola Baldych
Instructor: Alexandra Doyle
Runner Up

Project: PomPom Rice
Student Designer: Jermaine Boca
Instructor: Sandy Stewart
Runner Up

Creative Quarterly

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A quarterly journal that features the work of international artists, illustrators, designers, and photographers.
One student project received a Winner Award and two student projects received Runners-Up Awards.
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Project: Fractals: A Visual and Tactile Exploration Through Fractal Geometry
Student Designer: Karen Yee
Instructor: Jody Graff
Winner

Project: Are You OK? Packaging Design
Student Designer: Nick Massarelli
Instructor: Sandy Stewart
Runner Up

Project: Text Box
Student Designer: Walter Wilkes
Instructor: Sandy Stewart
Runner Up

Students to Watch

GDUSA Students-to-Watch 2016

Each year, Graphic Design (GD) USA releases Top Students to Watch, a roundup list of students who are ready to burst onto the design scene. Drexel Graphic Design students have been featured on the list since its inauguration in 2010. Our congratulations to seniors Jermaine Boca and Erin Chan, who are included on the 2016 list.
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2016 GDUSA Package Design Awards

Annual package design competition celebrating the power of design to forge an emotional link with the buyer at the moment of truth. Makers, sellers and marketers are challenged as never before to convey the message, promote the brand, close the deal. Package design and related disciplines are increasingly the difference makers in advancing the brand and influencing the purchasing decision.
Four student projects were awarded a Certificate of Excellence.
GDUSA Package Design Awards

Project: Are You OK? packaging design
Student Designer: Nick Massarelli
Instructor: Sandy Stewart

Project: Steve Madden Packaging Design
Student Designer: Alyssa Vance
Instructor: Sandy Stewart

Project: Quality Caffeine Coffee Grinder Kit
Student Designer: Karen Yee
Instructor: Jody Graff

Project: Eastern Mountain Sports Gift Packaging
Student Designer: Karen Yee
Instructor: Jody Graff

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Drexel’s 2016 Study Abroad photo contest

Congratulations to GD junior Nick Ricciutti for his 3rd place win.
Drexel’s 2016 Study Abroad photo contest
 

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2016 Graphis New Talent

Annual that features the best internationally produced student work of the past year.
2016 Graphis New Talent

Project: Battle of the Brits, mods vs rockers
Student Designer: Sarah Kenyon
Instructor: Shushi Yoshinaga

Project: Text Box
Student Designer: Walter Wilkes
Instructor: Sandy Stewart

Project: A Visual and Tactile Exploration Through Fractal Geometry
Student Designer: Karen Yee
Instructor: Jody Graff

Project: Go Wild: A Newbie Camper's Kit
Student Designer: Courtney Sabo
Instructor: Jody Graff

COLLAB Student Design Competition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

COLLAB Student Design Competition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

For more than twenty years, this annual competition has been a wonderful opportunity for Philadelphia college students to meet global design leaders, and to produce their own designs inspired by the work of an internationally recognized designer who is being honored with the Collab Design Excellence Award. For this year’s design challenge, “Selfie,” students designed their own personal brand identity program.

Our congratulations to Graphic Design students Marisa Watanabe, who received Second Place; Brad DeLeone, who received Third Place; and Jeremy Snyder, who received honorable mention. Their projects, along with 40 other select entries—including those by Drexel Graphic Design students Morgan Gelfand and Katie Troy—were on exhibition in the Philadelphia Museum of Art (Main Building), from November 18 through 20 2015.

Project: Measured Design identity branding
Student Designer: Marisa Watanabe
Instructors: Sandy Stewart and Eric Karnes
Second Place Award

Project: Imagination Run Wild identity branding
Student Designer: Brad DeLeone
Instructors: Sandy Stewart and Eric Karnes
Third Place Award

Project: Play, Change, Adapt identity branding
Student Designer: Jeremy Snyder
Instructors: Sandy Stewart and Eric Karnes
Honorable Mention

Project: Gray Matters identity branding
Student Designer: Morgan Gelfand
Instructors: Sandy Stewart and Eric Karnes

Project: Small Stature, Big Ideas identity branding
Student Designer: Katie Troy
Instructors: Sandy Stewart and Eric Karnes

UCDA

UCDA Design Competition

The University & College Designers Association (UCDA) Design Competition recognizes the best of the exceptional design work done to promote educational institutions (secondary, vocational, or higher education) and supports the exchange of ideas and information relating to the unique role of these designers.Three student projects were awarded a Certificate of Excellence.

Project: Are You OK? packaging design
Student Designer: Nick Massarelli
Instructor: Sandy Stewart

Project: Text Box
Student Designer: Walter Wilkes
Instructor: Sandy Stewart

Project: Kabel, typeface poster
Student Designer: Marianne Issa El-Khoury
Instructor: Shushi Yoshinaga

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GDUSA American Graphic Design Awards

For five decades, Graphic Design USA has sponsored competitions to spotlight areas of excellence and opportunity for creative professionals, GDUSA’s American Graphic Design Award is the original and the flagship, open to all in the community: design firms, ad agencies, corporations, non-profits, institutions, and more.Three student projects were awarded a Certificate of Excellence.

Project: Battle of the Brits, mods vs rockers
Student Designer: Sarah Kenyon
Instructor: Shushi Yoshinaga

Project: Text Box
Student Designer: Walter Wilkes
Instructor: Sandy Stewart

Project: The Flat Ninth
Student Designer: Theodor Swanson
Instructor: Sandy Stewart

Creativity 45

Creativity 45

International Graphic Design and Advertising Awards that celebrates the best in print, packaging, interactive and broadcast by professionals and students. Four student projects received a Silver Award and three students received a Bronze Award.

Project: Are You OK? packaging design
Student Designer: Nick Massarelli
Instructor: Sandy Stewart
Silver Award

Project: Text Box
Student Designer: Walter Wilkes
Instructor: Sandy Stewart
Silver Award

Project: Battle of the Brits, mods vs rockers
Student Designer: Sarah Kenyon
Instructor: Shushi Yoshinaga
Silver Award

Project Title: Identity Reformed Exhibition Design
Student Designer: Hailey Smith
Instructor: Shushi Yoshinaga
Silver Award

Project: Sate Magazine
Student Designer: Erin Chan
Instructor: Sandy Stewart
Bronze Award

Project: The Flat Ninth
Student Designer: Theodor Swanson
Instructor: Sandy Stewart
Bronze Award

Project: A Classroom Guide to Type 1 Diabetes
Student Designer: Carly Rothbort
Instructor: Bob Warkulwiz
Bronze Award

SEGD Global Design Awards

SEGD Global Design Awards

Since 1987, the SEGD Global Design Awards have set the standard of excellence for Environmental Graphic Design and Experiential Graphic Design — honoring design work that connects people to place by providing direction, content, and compelling experiences in public spaces.
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Project: Crypto
Student Designer: Mike Garzarelli
Instructor: Bill Rees
Merit Award