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Congrats Graphic Design

May 10, 2008 — green seven eleven package design

Graphic Design students continue their impressive run by winning numerous awards from two major competitions, The University & College Designers Association (UCDA) Annual Competition and the Creativity Awards Annual 38 International Competition. In the UCDA competition, judge’s evaluated nearly 1,600 entries from both students and professionals and awarded just 27 student project winners total—Drexel received eight! Andrew Wright won the Gold Award for his American Psycho book jacket and received two awards of excellence for his book jacket designs. The winning projects will be featured in an exhibition at the Annual UCDA Design Conference and Awards Ceremony October 4th-7th in Savannah, Georgia.

At the Creativity Awards Annual 38 Competition, Steve Nunes won awards for his Spoke Revolutions Bicycle Wheel packaging and his John Cage Poem & Music motion graphic, Ruslan Khaydarov won for his Don Quixote and Invisible Man book jackets, and Julia Dobbins won for her Leviathan book jacket and as part of a group Environmental Graphics Project. The winning entries will be printed in the Creativity 38 Annual, published spring 2009 by HarperCollins. How impressive is it that this publication features primarily professional work, with only about 1% student work? Click here to see a complete list of our winners.

The University & College Designers Association Winners

Gold Award Winner:

  • Andrew Wright, American Psycho book jacket, Senior Book Design Project

Awards of Excellence:

  • Olga Filipava, Origins packaging, Senior Packaging Project
  • Michele Kopec, 80 Years of the Volkswagen Beetle, Senior Thesis Project    
  • Andrew Wright, The Jazzy 8: Modern Masters book design, Senior Thesis Project
  • Andrew Wright, Animal Farm book jacket, Senior Book Design Project   
  • Ruslan Khaydarov, Invisible Man book jacket, Senior Book Design Project
  • John Villani, The Jungle book jacket, Senior Book Design Project    
  • Kyle Cook, Animal Farm book jacket, Senior Book Design Project  

Creativity Awards Annual 38 International Competition Winners

  • Steve Nunes, Spoke Revolutions Bicycle Wheel packaging, Senior Packaging project
  • Steve Nunes, John Cage Poem & Music motion graphic, Senior Thesis project   
  • Olga Filipava, Origins packaging, Senior Packaging project
  • Trissie Harding, Split Pea Restaurant Identity, Restaurant Identity project
  • Ruslan Khaydarov, Don Quixote book jacket, Senior Book Design Project   
  • Ruslan Khaydarov, Invisible Man book jacket, Senior Book Design Project
  • Julia Dobbins, Leviathan book jacket, Senior Book Design project
  • Julia Dobbins, Michele Kopec and Dan Steinberg, Rodchenko Exhibit/Environmental Graphics Exhibit/Environmental Graphics project

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