Announcing the Winter 2016 In-House Design Awards Winners

  Consumer

 

TITLE BB-8™ App-Enabled Droid™
COMPANY/ORGANIZATION Sphero, Boulder, CO; www.sphero.com
CREATIVE TEAM Rory Overdorff, Hunter Clawson, Cary Marks, Kate Chouinard, Jen Vandermeer, Phillip Atencio, Kelly Nyland
DETAILS Our biggest challenge was staying true to the Star Wars line look while creating a premium and iconic packaging experience for a high-tech Droid verses a traditional action figure.

 

TITLE Bloom Room
COMPANY/ORGANIZATION Paperless Post, New York City; www.paperlesspost.com
CREATIVE TEAM Luke Williams, Laura Berglund, Anna Bond (Rifle Paper Co.), Daniel Sky, Luke Williams, Stephanie Shih
DETAILS To celebrate their momentous collaboration with beloved stationer Rifle Paper Co., Paperless Post created the Bloom Room, an immersive pop-up space overflowing with real and paper flowers.

 

TITLE Coleman Rebrand
COMPANY/ORGANIZATION The Coleman Company Inc., Littleton, CO;
CREATIVE TEAM Kelly Anderson, Joshua Newitt, Mattie Carnes
DETAILS The team’s objective was to rebrand Coleman in a way that brings it into the 21st century and makes it more appealing to new consumers while keeping it identifiable to older generations.

 

TITLE Connected by Pattern
COMPANY/ORGANIZATION Paperless Post, New York City; www.paperlesspost.com
CREATIVE TEAM Luke Williams, Laura Berglund, PATTERNITY, Daniel Sky, Stephanie Shih
DETAILS As the pages of this zine are folded along designated lines, words evoking interpersonal interactions—”relate,” “bond,” “repeat,” “expand”—are revealed to the reader.

 

TITLE Irving Harper Paper Sculptures
COMPANY/ORGANIZATION Wright, Chicago; www.wright20.com
CREATIVE TEAM Jennifer Mahanay, Annaka Olsen, Kinney Sheth, Todd Simeone, Ross Floyd, Devin Ehrenfried
DETAILS This piece is an archival work of Irving Harper’s private collection and includes a colorful play on paper as well as a timeline of his historic work.

 

TITLE MXR Reverb Commercial, https://youtu.be/LAeWwMC2EaI
COMPANY/ORGANIZATION Dunlop, Benicia, CA; www.jimdunlop.com
CREATIVE TEAM Jimmy Dunlop, Joey Tosi, Graham Shaw, Max Baloian, Mick Waller, Justin Butler, James Deprato, Donavan Sell, Andrew Haney, Hunter Huston, Tandy Kyne, Matthew Recinos
DETAILS The biggest challenge was committing to an emotionally based story as a more compelling direction, instead of a standard talking head telling people what the product does.

 

TITLE Neiman Marcus The Book Cover Series
COMPANY/ORGANIZATION Neiman Marcus Group Services, Dallas; www.neimanmarcusgroup.com
CREATIVE TEAM Georgia Christensen, Tracy Anchor Hayes, Stephen Arevalos, Michelle Padgett, Lori Stadig, Devin Hall, Jon Tutalo, Kristina Frey, Melody Brunson, Al Dombroski, Sharon Murway, Peggy Bennet, and Randy Elia
DETAILS The objective was to develop eye-catching, creative and dynamic covers to draw the viewer in.

 

TITLE PureCare Kids Youth Pillows
COMPANY/ORGANIZATION PureCare, Fairfield, NJ; www.purecare.com
CREATIVE TEAM Kayla Melbye, Andi Carter, Sarah Bergman
DETAILS Each of the four PureCare Kids pillow boxes is designed to invite interaction with the brand and ignite imagination in the young users.

 

TITLE Ukulele String Packaging
COMPANY/ORGANIZATION Dunlop, Benicia, CA; www.jimdunlop.com
CREATIVE TEAM Jimmy Dunlop, Joey Tosi, Graham Shaw, Justin Butler, Mick Waller, Fred Andres, Josh Bettenhausen
DETAILS The goal was to create a design that was at once refined, bold and fun, given that the ukulele consumer tends to be a young beginning guitarist. 

 

Education

 

TITLE Admissions Viewbook
COMPANY/ORGANIZATION Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC; www.wfu.edu
CREATIVE TEAM Hayes Henderson, Brent Piper, Bart Rippin, Rob Daniels, Ken Bennett, Gretta Kohler
DETAILS The main objective was to create a tone and visual energy that would provide answers to prospective students in ways that conjure the student experience.

 

TITLE Be Creative Campaign
COMPANY/ORGANIZATION Full Sail University, Platinum Creative, Winter Park, FL; www.fullsail.edu
DETAILS The “Be Creative” campaign tells the stories of how people express their creativity and reveals how Full Sail University is a community that empowers originality and innovation.

 

TITLE Boston University Annual Report 2015
COMPANY/ORGANIZATION Boston University, www.bu.edu/marcom
CREATIVE TEAM Doug Gould, Lee Caulfield, Caleb Daniloff, Ken Lewis, Janice Checchio, Chalres Alfier, Maureen Moran, the interactive team, Bruce Peterson, Mark Fleming, Scott Nobles
DETAILS The goal of the annual report was to demonstrate the tenacity of Boston University’s researchers despite less research dollars being available to all universities, including BU.

 

TITLE Capital Campaign Brochure
COMPANY/ORGANIZATION School of the Art Institute of Chicago, www.saic.edu
CREATIVE TEAM David Collins, Travis Saunders, Sophia Brown
DETAILS This visually and tactilely engaging brochure includes a semi-transparent front pocket for story cards featuring the work of alumni, students and faculty members who benefit from donations.

 

TITLE Evening of Exploration
COMPANY/ORGANIZATION Wheaton Academy, Chicago; www.wheatonacademy.org
CREATIVE TEAM Nikki Daniels, Megan Cochrum, Jim Holtrop, Catherine Tilly, Deb Anderson, Joey McKenna, Matt Hockett, Dan Nicholas
DETAILS The objective was to create a unique event that casts vision for equipping students to be active participants in the broader narrative of scientific exploration and discovery, and raise funds for Wheaton Academy’s new science facility.

 

TITLE Hall of Fame 7 Branding, http://halloffame.fullsail.edu
COMPANY/ORGANIZATION Full Sail University, Platinum Creative, Winter Park, FL; www.fullsail.edu
DETAILS To mark Hall of Fame 7’s seventh year (and to honor the decade the school was founded), the team drew inspiration from the 1970s.

 

TITLE League of the Constant & True
COMPANY/ORGANIZATION Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC; www.wfu.edu
CREATIVE TEAM Hayes Henderson, Kris Hendershott, Emily Bratton, Lisa Perriello, Joel Bowers, Gretta Kohler, Bart Rippin
DETAILS The League of the Constant & True targets young alumni and those who haven’t given in the past, encouraging them to start an annual streak of philanthropic support to Wake Forest.

 

TITLE Music Department Brochure
COMPANY/ORGANIZATION Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA; www.kutztown.edu
CREATIVE TEAM Karen Kresge, Michael O’Donohue, Soo Goh, Jeremy Justeson
DETAILS The objective was to attract high school students to Kutztown University to study music, while representing the dynamic music department and the many opportunities that the program offers.

  

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