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  • Announcing the 2013 AIGA (Re)design Awards Results

    Honoring sustainable and socially responsible design

    NEW YORK—October 30, 2013. The AIGA (Re)design Awards celebrate design that advocates for strong communities, sustainable environments and thriving economies. The 2013 international design competition recently honored 34 graphic designers and visual communicators for their commitment to design that not only looks good but strives to improve the lives of people and impacts on our planet. The winning designs, on display at aigaredesignawards.com, include 7 student projects and 27 professional projects, representing 14 states and 3 countries.

    The AIGA (Re)design Awards competition was held between April and June 2013. Eligible projects included print, packaging, advertising, web and multimedia projects completed within the past two years. Design submissions were judged on overall craftsmanship, creativity and effectiveness in considering environmental, economic, social and cultural impacts—in keeping with The Living Principles for Design.

    2013 AIGA (Re)design Awards winners:

    Students:
    Suicide Prevention Campaign, CCSU Central Design
    Bikes Across Borders, Sarah Surrette
    SKINS Shoes, Jiani Lu Share
    Her Story Campaign, Sarah Faulkner
    STEM to STEAM promotion, Nayrb Wasylycia
    The Local’s Market, Garnet Fisher, Austin Simmons and Zoë Symon
    The Sustainable Design Office, Rick Gavos

    Professionals:
    The Small Gestures Campaign, Aaron Schasse and Jennie McGuirk
    Youth Farm Rebrand, EPIC: Engaging Philanthropy, Inspiring Creatives
    Children’s National Medical Center Donor Annual Report, Levine & Associates
    AARP International Journal, Levine & Associates
    Modern Carnivore Brand Identity, D-sign/Stephan Faerber
    Earthjustice Brand Voice, Cue
    Ensia, SmashLAB*
    Fresh Press Agri-Fiber Papermaking Lab, Eric Benson
    Mushroom Farm, Olson Kundig Architects
    The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center, Olson Kundig Architects
    Think More. Use Less., ThinkDesign Group
    Tea.Co-op, Replace
    Pact, Minelli, Inc.
    Electric Vehicle Charging Station, TIPS Lab
    Red Campaign, Human Rights Campaign
    olleh green phone, Johanna Ham, Mihye Song and Hyunji Kim
    100 Percent Program, Donald Swain
    Ever-Green Energy: 3-part brochure, FourFive/Rita Penrod and Craig Johnson
    District Energy St. Paul: 3-part brochure, FourFive/Rita Penrod and Craig Johnson
    Global Lives Website Redesign, Method, Inc.
    Bear River Valley, Ideas that Kick
    NYC Service, Cloudred
    North of Sixty°, LT Media Lab
    Earthducation, LT Media Lab*
    What the Frack?, Alyssa Lang
    GLSEN Brochures, Savage Brands
    Konjo — Rule29 Creative*

    *Indicates special recognition for a Judge’s Choice Award

    The AIGA (Re)design Awards is a distinct biennial design competition and awards show that recognizes the importance of sustainable and socially responsible design. It celebrates design willing to reach for excellence on all levels. The competition was started in 2009 by AIGA Colorado and hosted again in 2011 by AIGA Los Angeles. The 2013 competition and awards show was conducted by AIGA Minnesota on behalf of AIGA. Learn more at www.aigaredesignawards.com.

    About AIGA

    AIGA, the professional association for design, advances design as a professional craft, strategic advantage and vital cultural force. As the largest community of design advocates, we bring together practitioners, enthusiasts and patrons to amplify the voice of design and create the vision for a collective future. We define global standards and ethical practices, guide design education, inspire designers and the public, enhance professional development, and make powerful tools and resources accessible to all. Learn more at aiga.org/about.

    For further information, please contact:
    Jennifer Bender, director of communications and marketing
    AIGA | the professional association for design

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