D&AD unveils winners of this year’s Student Awards

On 26 June, British Design & Art Direction announced its 2002 Student Awards, with 26 students winning first prize Student Pencils and £1000, from a total of 2168 entries across 28 categories.

On 26 June, British Design & Art Direction announced its 2002 Student Awards, with 26 students winning first prize Student Pencils and £1000, from a total of 2168 entries across 28 categories.

Briefs ranged from creating a website setting out the beliefs of an alien visitor to earth, re-inventing the ethically responsible company and designing a child-friendly dog-food container.

The winner of a new category, streaming Web media, went on to win not only Student of the Year, but also the highly coveted Art Directors Club Europe European Student of the Year.

Ravensbourne College of Design & Communication student Alex Hulse won both for Cyber Syndrome. Fellow Ravensbourne student Lydia Knights won first prize in the typography category, for which she created a typeface using a potato.

Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College scored three first prize winners: Dave Eakins and Barry Hayman in the ambient media category; Emily Portnoi and Johnny Watters in direct response; and Kim Crawford in TV titles.

Kingston University’s Zoe Bather was joint winner of the brand identity category alongside Nicola Engert, Barbara Jung and Amone Schmidt from Fachhochschule Mainz. And Kingston’s James Winter won the direct mail category.

Central St Martins College of Art and Design was represented by Kristina Ruataibordee, who won graphic design, and Anna Dabrowski and Pau-Ching Huang, who won the product innovation first prize.

Other first prize winners include:

Corus steel packaging 1: Stephanie Davis, University of Central England

Corus steel packaging 2: Verity Gibson, Sheffield Hallam University

Corus steel packaging 3: Nicole Aebischer, Ecole Cantonale D’Art de Lausanne

Environmental design: Venla Kivilahti, Southampton Institute

Illustration: Nathaniel Everard, Lincoln School of Art & Design

Interactive design: Kate Green, Napier University

Photography: Peter Corkhill, Herefordshire College of Art & Design

Poster advertising: Rex Boyd, North Oxfordshire School of Art & Design

Press advertising: Sean Cullen, University of Central Lancashire

Product design: Andrew Lang, Royal College of Art

Radio advertising: Nicholas Kelly, RMIT University

Website design: Isaac Wong Yonshen, Temasek Polytechnic

Writing: Chris Overton and Chantal Panozzo, VCU Adcenter

Further details and images can be found at www.dandad.org/getty imagesbloodbank

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