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A’ Design Award And Competition — Winners Of 2015-2016
By Melissa Goh, 06 May 2016
Ethereal World Print Exhibition by Emi Haze
A single image is combined with hundreds of Photoshop layers to create these beautiful graphic elements and textures. It fuses human subjects melting with nature’s four elements—fire, air, water and earth, creating a fifth esoteric element of celestial-like bodies.
A’ Design Awards is the world’s largest and most diffused international design awards that all designers, illustrators, creative can take part in to showcase your works around the world. The Laureates of the award and competition will not only be prized with a highly coveted winners’ kit, but also will also gain recognition, fame, prestige, credibility, publicity and international awareness.
Its goal is for designers, companies and brands to come up with more innovative products, services and ideas that will break boundaries with its functionality, aesthetics, efficiency, and will add value to our lives. You can learn more about the A’ Design Award and competition, here.
A’ Design Awards has recently announced the best designs of 2015-2016. With a total of 1277 winners from 88 countries in 94 different design disciplines, including packaging design, advertising, marketing and communication design, photography and photo manipulation design, graphics and visual communication design and interior space and exhibition design.
Laureates will be invited to attend the glamorous gala-night and award ceremony in Italy, and they will be rewarded with five different levels of distinction: Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze and Iron, which are distributed annually in all design disciplines.
They will also have their works exhibited in Italy, and receive the “A’ Design Prize”, which is a highly coveted winners kit for medalist to help disseminate their news to a wide international audiences. It includes PR and marketing services translated to various languages, and a lifetime license to use the “award winner logo”.
Head over to the A’ Design Awards’ online gallery to view top designs from past and present winners. You would also be able to enjoy the comprehensive interviews with the individual award-winning designers.
Have your works noticed by submitting your entries to the 2016-2017 competition, which is now open for registration. You will also receive a complimentary preliminary score after uploading your design projects.
Scroll down to view some of our favorite winners for the 2015-2016 submissions.
Dark Side by Igor Lobanov
Ethereal lighting fixtures inspired by the moon and cosmic space. The lights create a meditative and calm atmosphere for bedrooms and lounges.
Yoga 900s Convertible laptop by Lenovo (Beijing) Ltd.
Measuring at 12.8 millimeters in thickness, the stylish and elegant hybrid Ultrabook is the world’s slimmest laptop in the convertible category. It features a watch band hinge that can rotate 360 degrees, and its auto lock hinge technology allows users to open and close the laptop easily with one hand.
7UP Global VIS Redesign Visual Identity System by PepsiCo Design & Innovation
7UP has updated its look from the original “un-cola” to represent its bubbly personality. The new logo features a new shade of color and a refreshing typography update.
Pepsi Homemade Carbination Product by PepsiCo Design & Innovation
Pepsi and Soda Stream has teamed up to let consumers create their very own homemade Pepsi. The kit comes with a Pepsi pod where you can blend the flavor with sparkling water, sweeteners or other ingredients to create a beverage of your preference.
The Fruits Toilet Paper Packaging by Kazuaki Kawahara
According to Kawahara, companies and stores in Japan give a roll of toilet paper to customers as novelty gifts to show their appreciation. To make these toilet paper gifts more delightful, they are covered in a wrapping paper that features the cross-section of the different types of fruits.
Crew Powder Mix Paint by Alireza Jajarmi
‘Crew’ is a biodegradable powder-mix painting kit designed and branded to be contemporary and attractive. It is made of a 100 percent recyclable packaging, and comes with measurements and instructions to use the powdered paint, along with other painting tools.
Post-It Colleague Care Kit by Lawrens Tan
The ‘Post-It Colleague Care Kit’ aims to eliminate negativity from the common office politics. This campaign serves as a good reminder to make our co-workers’ day brighter by sending each other positive messages through the ‘#Postitforwardsg’ concept.
100 Inspirational Quotes Typography Book by Fazaal Naufer
Created for fellow designers in mind, Fazaal Naufer hopes to inspire other creative to keep their passion alive, even when they are met with difficult clients, or when their works go unnoticed. This book compiles 100 most shared inspirational quotes on the internet, which are complete with vibrant visuals and positive messages.
Calendar 2016 “Park” by Katsumi Tamura
The ‘Park’ calendar is a beautiful set of easy to assemble paper craft kit that is inspired by the rich greenery, bench and clock tower seen in the parks around Europe. It is made of white cardboard and comes with fasten points to secure the pieces together.
Geometric Landmarks by Ben Grib
These vibrant posters are infused with African tribal patterns, such as zulu, xhosa and sotho onto illustrated iconic architectures from all over the world, which are rendered in the color palettes of the original buildings. Its aim is to present a set of posters for travel enthusiast as artworks you can frame at home or in the office.
Nextbit Robin Smartphone by Nextbit
The biggest problem with our Smartphone is running out of space. The Nextbit Robin is one of the thinnest phones available, and it is designed to never run out of space. By integrating the cloud into its operating system, the phone learns your habits and actively offloads apps and photos to the cloud that haven’t been opened recently to free up more space for frequently used apps and photos.
Qleek Music Player by Johanna Hartzheim
‘Qleek’ is a beautiful way to play, share and collect your music, which doubles as a wall art to display your favorite artists and songs in your living room. Simply place Qleek on its player and it will play your favorite playlists.
Micro Matter Miniature Sculptures in Glass Test Tubes by Rosa de Jong
Micro Matter consists of a series of miniature worlds floating inside glass test tubes. It features towering house, skyscrapers, campsites, and a water tower, which offers a meditating space, where you can empty your mind while looking at them.
Beer’d Up packaging by Springetts Brand Design Consultants
Illustrated by New York City-based Jon Burgerman, these playful beer packaging explores the hipster culture of “wearable can beards”, which consumers can create their own hipster ‘Beer’d up’ characters by joining two cans together.
Japanese sake “KOI” by Aya Codama Bullet Inc.
Koi fishes are also known as the “living jewel” in Japan, and it is the inspiration behind this sake packaging design. The red patterns are directly printed on the white porcelain bottle, which resembles the body of a Koi, while the box features a cutout of the Koi’s silhouette. White, red, and gold colors are used to make a luxurious impression.
Biclip Bicycle Lock by Mohsen Darvish
‘Biclip’ is shaped like paper clips and uses it concept to lock a bicycle wheel and frame in one lock. The main body consists of two separate parts made of iron or steel pipe, and it has three ball lock pins to secure each lock depot.
Harwyn Multipurpose space by Harwyn
Luxurious yet homely, the pod-like multipurpose space uses PIR panels for its walls, floors and roof, which helps to maximize insulation and excellent acoustic properties. The Harwyn pod can be assembled in four days and will blend in with its environment. It can be used as a music room, studio or an office space.
Stand Printer by Won kyung Jang
A redesigned printer that is perfect for the minimalist. It doubles as a desktop computer stand that helps save space in tiny home offices, and is designed based on four key elements: small, efficiency safety, and self-management.
Red Line Cat-Overpass by YeQuan Liu
The cat-overpass is a channel installed under the footbridge, where stray cats can use in a city with dense traffic. It is made with high strength wire netting and comes with different curved and climbing components that are easily accessible for cats to travel from one point to another, without running into traffic injuries and deaths.
This announcement is sponsored by A’ Design Awards & Competition.
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