Congrats to our 2018 Student Competition 2nd-Place Winner!

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We're sharing our 2018 Student Design Competition winners this week and we're happy to share our 2nd-place winner Matt Adkin. The winners were announced at the 53rd Annual SPD Awards Gala earlier in May. Along with an invitation to the Gala, Matt's prizes also include $1,000, inclusion in our Pub 53 SPD Annual and an opportunity to receive a magazine internship this summer. Congrats Matt!

Second Place and Recipient of the B.W. Honeycutt Award*
Matt Adkin

School: Norwich University of the Arts
Level: Third Year (Senior)
Instructor: Glen Robinson
Category: News Magazine

*Who's B.W. Honeycutt?
The second-place prize is our B.W. Honeycutt Award, given to honor the life and work of Bruce W. Honeycutt who died on January 12, 1994 at the age of 40. As the former Art Director of Details magazine, his redesign helped it earn accolades such as "Magazine of the Year" from Advertising Age and "Top Hottest Magazine" from Adweek. Honeycutt's work has been recognized by SPD, AIGA, and the Art Directors Club of New York amongst others. He taught publication design at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, and attended North Carolina University at Chapel Hill.  

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Thanks so much to for sponsoring the 2018 SPD-U Student Design Competition and to SVA for offering housing to our top 3 winners in NYC this summer!