Graphic Design Program Takes Home 17 Awards From This Year’s CADC Design Show

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At the 41st Annual Connecticut Art Directors Club Design Show UConn Graphic Design & Design Center Studio received an unprecedented 17 total awards in the categories of Digital, Motion, Animation, Poster, Book and Identity Design.

Here is a list of the all the awards our students and faculty received as well as links to the work.

 

JUDGE'S AWARDS

http://www.cadc.org/awards/2016/judges_awards.html

UCONN GRAPHIC DESIGN

HELLO? / ANIMATION / MOTION 

http://www.cadc.org/awards/2016/gold.html#piece-31

DESIGN CENTER STUDIO

KING LEAR / POSTER

http://www.cadc.org/awards/2016/gold.html#piece-25

FOR IT FELT LIKE POWER / POSTER

http://www.cadc.org/awards/2016/silver.html#piece-59

GOLD AWARDS / DESIGN CENTER STUDIO

BFA Exhibition / Identity Design

http://www.cadc.org/awards/2016/gold.html#piece-24

category: Student Print / Published
firm: Design Center Studio / UConn
client: UConn Art & Art History Department
creative director: Edvin Yegir
art director: Edvin Yegir
designer: Renald Louissaint, Joshua Gluck, Raeanne Nuzzo
printer: Various
paper stock: Various
The poster series in this entry represents but one component of the multi-platform design system [print, digital, motion] that was conceived for the 2016 BFA exhibition announcing and promoting this yearly exhibition.

King Lear / Poster Design

http://www.cadc.org/awards/2016/gold.html#piece-25

category: Student Print / Published
firm: Design Center Studio
client: William Benton Museum of Art
creative director: Edvin Yegir
designer: Franklin Canales
I wanted to create a more simple illustration that would capture the tragedy of the story. I use the skull of the fallen king as the main focus point of the poster wearing a three point crown that represents his three daughters who drove him mad.

EXCELLENCE AWARDS / DESIGN CENTER STUDIO

Neighborways / Identity Design

http://www.cadc.org/awards/2016/excellence.html#piece-73

category: Student Print / Published
firm: Design Center Studio / UConn
client: NEIGHBORWAYS DESIGN
creative director: Edvin Yegir
art director: Edvin Yegir
designer: Carlos Dominguez, Kellie Pcolar, Sarah Williams
illustrator: Carlos Dominguez, Kellie Pcolar, Sarah Williams
Neighborways partners with communities to transform residential streets into low volume, low speed zones that are safe for children, pedestrians & cyclists. We were asked to design a modular mark & stencil system that could be developed over time.

 

GOLD AWARDS / UCONN GRAPHIC DESIGN

Hello? / Animation / Motion Design

http://www.cadc.org/awards/2016/gold.html#piece-31

category: Student Online & Interactive / Published
firm: Canales, Franklin
client: University of Connecticut
designer: Franklin Canales
The animation is about using parts of the 1983 stamp to create a simple but emotional narrative depicting the form of communication. It relates to the stamp’s design in how it celebrates the year of telecommunication.

 
Expo '70 / Animation / Motion Design
 

http://www.cadc.org/awards/2016/gold.html#piece-32

category: Student Online & Interactive / Unpublished
firm: University of Connecticut Graphic Design
client: University of Connecticut, ART3132 Graphic Design: Motion Graphics
creative director: Mark Zurolo
designer: Ke Ding
Response to the brief Static-Kinetic. Deconstruct, then design and animate a narrative reveal for a two-dimensional stamp.

 

SILVER AWARDS / UCONN GRAPHIC DESIGN

Morning/Night / Animation / Motion Design

 
 
 

SILVER AWARDS / DESIGN CENTER STUDIO

Long River Review [LRR] 2016 / Journal Design

http://www.cadc.org/awards/2016/silver.html#piece-55

category: Student Print / Published
firm: Design Center Studio / UConn
client: UConn Creative Writing Program
creative director: Edvin Yegir
art director: Edvin Yegir
designer: Franklin Canales, Vanessa Hopkins, Hunter Kelley, Nicole McDonald, Raeanne Nuzzo, Brigid Reale, Samantha Weiss
copywriter: Various
printer: GHP Media
paper stock: Finch & GPA
LRR is a joint creative effort between the UConn Graphic Design and the UConn Creative Writing Programs. It features literary and art works by graduate and undergraduate students and is produced by an exclusively undergraduate staff.

Are We All Here? / Catalog Design

http://www.cadc.org/awards/2016/silver.html#piece-56

category: Student Print / Published
firm: Design Center Studio / UConn
client: MFA Program / Art & Art History Department / UConn
creative director: Edvin Yegir
art director: Edvin Yegir
designer: Franklin Canales, Vanessa Hopkins, Nicole McDonald
copywriter: Various
printer: GHP Media
paper stock: Finch
Are We All Here? catalog was designed for the MFA Exhibition 2016 at UConn. The design is but one component of a larger identity system that was established for the exhibition alongside other deliverables in both print & digital platform.

First Year Writing Program / Identity Design

http://www.cadc.org/awards/2016/silver.html#piece-57

category: Student Print / Published
firm: Design Center Studio / UConn
client: Department of English / UConn
creative director: Edvin Yegir
art director: Edvin Yegir
designer: Renald Louissaint, Olivia Narciso, Bruno Perosino
illustrator: Renald Louissaint, Olivia Narciso, Bruno Perosino
The visual identity presentation, as outlined in this document, established a very concise verbalization and visualization of the concept representing a new mark for the FIRST YEAR WRITING Program at UConn.

MFA Art Auction Benefit / Poster Design

http://www.cadc.org/awards/2016/silver.html#piece-58

category: Student Print / Published
firm: Design Center Studio / UConn
client: MFA Program / Art & Art History Department / UConn
creative director: Edvin Yegir
art director: Edvin Yegir
designer: Kellie Pcolar, Jacob Rochester, Samantha Weiss
copywriter: Various
printer: DPC
paper stock: Cougar
The poster series along with other related collateral [both print & digital]were designed to promote a yearly auction that benefits the incoming MFA graduating class. All art auctioned was donated by student & faculty.

For It Felt Like Power / Poster Design

http://www.cadc.org/awards/2016/silver.html#piece-59

category: Student Print / Published
firm: Design Center Studio / UConn
client: Counterproof Press
creative director: Edvin Yegir
art director: Edvin Yegir
designer: Renald Louissaint, Sydney Roper
copywriter: Carl Phillips / Poet
illustrator: Renald Louissaint, Sydney Roper
printer: Wallace Stevens Poetry Program & Counterproof Press
Each year, the Wallace Stevens Poetry Program is gifted with a new unpublished poem by a visiting poet which is designed & published by the Counterproof Press in a limited edition of 100 commemorating the event and the series.

 

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