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We have 3 top winners, along with 3 runners-up, all of whom have been contacted and whom we'll be showcasing on the blog this week and next. We'll be updating this post with their names and links to their winning work as we announce each of them, but watch our student blog and social media each day to see all the winning pieces.
Weren't one of the top 6? Don't despair! You can still enter your work in our SPD-U Spotlight (details here)! AND in addition to the top 6 winners, we had an incredible group of finalists ... all the work that made it to the final judging round but wasn't one of the top winners will be showcased here in the weeks to come, so stay tuned to see if you were one of them!
But for now, congrats to our top 6 2015 Student Design Competition winners, starting with...
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We'll have the winners selected by the end of the day, and we'll start contacting them next week. They'll be announced on the blog by mid-April.
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So to make it official, the new deadline is:
MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2015, 5PM EST
Judging will happen later that week and we'll contact the winners throughout the week of March 30th. Then we'll announce the winners here on the blog and our social media as soon we can in early April.
Have any questions that we haven't answered here or on the main information page here? Emails us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll answer them asap.
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Are we required to use the specific headlines you've provided in the Call for Entries? What if I wanted to change it a little? For example, in the Entertainment category, it seems weird not to have the person's name in the headline. Can I use their name instead of "him" or "her"?
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- Todd Detwiler // Design Director, Popular Science
- Deanna Fillippo // Design Director, Allure
- Kristin Fitzpatrick // Design Director, Town & Country
- Jeff Griffith // Creative Director Marketing, Men's Health
- Rob Hewitt // Design Director, Conde Nast Traveler
- Fred Woodward // Design Director, GQ
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We're continuing our announcement of our 2013 Student Design Competition winners today with our Second Honorable Mention, Veronica Cordero. Read on to see the rest of her 5th-place winning entry and for links to our other winners...… MORE
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- MATTHEW AXE :: Creative Director, Martha Stewart Living
- ADAM BOOKBINDER :: Creative Director, Departures
- AREM DUPLESIS :: Design Director, New York Times Magazine
- LUKE HAYMAN :: Partner, Pentagram
- NATHALIE KIRSHEH :: Design Director, Details
A big thanks to these amazing art directors for sharing their time and talents with us. And just think, they're going to be looking at YOUR work! Even if you don't win, that's an opportunity not to be missed.
Don't forget, entries must be in our office by 5pm, Monday, March 4. All the details here.
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Pick one of the following five topics and design a 2-spread story. We love original photography and illustration, so if you can incorporate that, even better (some categories even require it). And who says you only have to pick 1? Enter as many designs as you'd like.
Get all the rules and category details after the jump and look for the official rules and entry form PDF to be posted here in the coming weeks. And be sure to check our Facebook page for more updates.
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We're extending the deadline for our 2012 Student Design Competition to Monday, March 12 at 5pm. So you now have a whole extra week to perfect your entries! Check out our main competition page for all the nitty-gritty details, some frequently asked questions and lots of tips. And keep coming back here as we announce the rest of our awesome panel of judges.
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I'm in high school, but I love magazines and design. Can I enter your Student Design Competition? What if I'm in grad school? Or I just graduated with my Bachelor's degree this past December?
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Claire Eckstrom, who recently graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology and now works at Fast Company magazine, was our thrid-place winner in the 2011 competition. She literally had us "hooked" with her creative subject matter and great sidebars and secondary coverage, earning herself a $500 prize, the Adobe Creative Suite and an internship at Inc. magazine. Click through for her second spread and for some insight into how she came up with her winning entry. … MORE
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Derek Eng, who recently graduated from Ontario College of Art & Design, was our second-place winner in the 2011 competition. He also won third-place in last year's competition, and he again impressed us with his layered designs chock-full of information designed in a fun and approachable way. As the second-place winner, Derek won a $1,000 prize, the Adobe Creative Suite and an internship opportunity. Click through for the 2nd spread of his entry and for some insight into how he came up with his winning entry. We'll be posting the same for our other winners within the next few weeks, so keep coming back! … MORE
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Luke Shuman, who recently graduated from Taylor University in Indiana, was our first-place winner in the 2011 competition. He had us hooked with his unique subject matter and cool illustrations and lettering, earning himself the $2,500 Adobe Scholarship in honor of B.W. Honeycutt, the Adobe Creative Suite and an internship at Sports Illustrated. Click through for the 2nd spread of his entry and for some insight into how he came up with his winning entry. We'll be posting the same for our other winners within the next few weeks, so keep coming back!
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For all you procrastinators and those who've just heard about our competition: never fear! You've still got a few more days to create an awesome entry and we've got all the answers to your questions here. Read on for all the gory details and then get to work!
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Our 2011 Student Competition Judges
- Evan Campisi :: ART DIRECTOR :: Nylon
- John Dixon :: ART DIRECTOR :: The Village Voice
- Robert Festino :: DESIGN DIRECTOR :: Men's Health
- Elizabeth Hummer :: DESIGN DIRECTOR :: Harper's Bazaar
- Kory Kennedy :: DESIGN DIRECTOR :: Runner's World
- Gloria Pantel :: DESIGN DIRECTOR :: TV Guide
- James Reyman :: PRINCIPAL :: Reyman Studio
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I'm in grad school for design. Can I enter your Student Design Competition? What if I just graduated with my Bachelor's degree this past December?
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Q&A with Elliot Stokes, 2010 Student Design Competition 1st Place Winner
Q&A with Kyle Lewis, 2010 Student Design Competition 2nd Place Winner
Q&A with Derek Eng, 2010 Student Competition 3rd Place (and HM!) Winner
Q&A with Nicole Zigmont, 2010 Student Design Competition Honorable Mention Winner
BONUS Q&A with Nicole about her Summer Internship at Complex
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In addition to these prizes, the First, Second and Third Place and First Honorable Mention winners have received Summer internships at leading magazines: Departures at American Express Publishing, Fortune at Time Inc., Marie Claire at the Hearst Corporation, and Men's Health at Rodale, Inc. All of these internships come with FREE summer housing in NYC.
All of these winners, along with the Second Honorable Mention, Third Honorable Mention, and Fourth Honorable Mention winners, will have their work featured in our upcoming PUB 42 Annual.
Chaired by Francesca Messina, CD, Guideposts Publications and Linda Root, DD, Studio Incubate, this juried competition acknowledges the talents of the student designer and the teachers who develop their unique talents. Our enormous thanks to the jury for this year's competition: Susan Bogle, DD, Atlanta Home; Craig Gartner, AD, Sports Illustrated Presents; Gretchen Smelter, DD, Brides; Armin Vit, Senior Designer, Pentagram; and Fred Woodward, DD, GQ.
In recognizing the promise of each student, Adobe affirms the creative possibilities inherent in the individual. Throughout its partnership with SPD, Adobe is helping shape the next generation of creative professionals. Together we are building the foundation that will sustain and further artistic accomplishments within the editorial design community.