Color in Design Awards 2011

Last year, Print and our sister publication, HOW, teamed up with Pantone to cohost the first ever Color in Design Awards.
A team of color experts from Pantone and the design industry (Pantone’s marketing director, Giovanni Marra; Print’s former art director, Tonya Douraghy; and the Imprint color columnist and Imprint contributing editor, Jude Stewart) evaluated nearly 775 entries based on color-focused criteria, including how the palette (whether one or multiple colors) enhanced the design, and how colors added to the design’s
impact and effectiveness. They also looked for bold uses of color and innovative combinations. The panel selected 40 winners, which the Print staff narrowed to these 15 projects.

 
Fairmount Minerals 2009 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Design Firm Studio Graphique, Cleveland; studiographique.com

Creative Team Gina Gerken, art director; Erin Thorn, designer

Client Fairmount Minerals


NeenahPaper.com
Design Firm And Partners NY, New York City; andpartnersny.com

Creative Team David Schimmel, Brian Crooks, art directors; Antonio Mah, Martin Iselt, Nina Boesch, designers; Charles Veprek, copywriter

Client Neenah Paper Company


POETRY iPhone App

Design Firm Tierra Innovation, Brooklyn, NY; tierra-innovation.com

Creative Team Tierra Innovation: Kristina Bell, Cheryl Berkowitz, designers; Mike Fahy, Doug Martin, developers; Jamie Trowbridge, president; Julie Walker, project manager The Poetry Foundation: Catherine Halley, online editor; Michael Marcinkowski, web project manager; Jim Sitar, archive editor

Client The Poetry Foundation

 
 
 
Amplifying GLAAD’s Voice

Design Firm Lippincott, New York City; lippincott.com

Creative Team Connie Birdsall, art director; Jenifer Lehker, Brendan Murphy, Matt Calkins, designers; Sarah Bellamy, Allen Gove, strategy

Client Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation

 
Cotton District Arts Festival Poster

Designer Dave Whitley, Starkville, MS; davewhitley.com
Creative Team Dave Whitley, art director; Kate Thomas, coloring
Client Starkville Arts Council
 
 
One Two Punch Wine Label

Design Firm Miller Creative, Lakewood, NJ; yaelmiller.com

Creative Team Yael Miller, designer; Todd Plitt, photographer
Printer Vote for Letterpress

Client Shirah Wines

Jack Wolgin International Competition in the Fine Arts

Design Firm Tyler School of Art Publications, Philadelphia; temple.edu

Creative Team Kelli Cavanaugh, art director/designer; Sam Fritch, photography

Client Temple University

Currents Lighting Display
Design Firm Act3, St. Louis; thisisact3.com

Creative Team Ben Kaplan, Jill Downen, art directors; Eric Ratinoff, strategic director; Pete Gilchrist, lighting designer

Client Center of Creative Arts


And Shine Identity and Packaging

Design Firm Braley Design, Brooklyn, NY; braleydesign.com

Creative Team Michael Braley, art director/designer; Kate Davis, color director

Client P.S. from Aéropostale
 


SC Johnson Fortaleza Hall Company Store Graphics

Design Firm Sussman/Prejza & Co., Los Angeles; sussmanprejza.com

Creative Team Deborah Sussman, principal; Hillary Jaye, Michael Shaub, project managers; Gene Treadwell, Sharon Blair, senior designers; Jim Simmons, photographer

Client
SC Johnson

 
21 Drops Aromatherapy Packaging

Design Firm Purpose-Built, New York City; purpose-builtnyc.com

Creative Team Amy Ilyse Rosenthal, creative director/21 Drops; Kelly Kovack, art director; Larry Paul, creative consultant; Mi Rae Park, designer; Eric Hsu, project manager

Client 21 Drops


Santa Fe University of Art and Design Entrance Banners

Designer David Grey, Santa Fe, NM; dgrey.com

Client Santa Fe University of Art and Design

 

2010 River to River Poster

Design Firm Think Studio NYC, New York City; thinkstudionyc.com

Creative Team John Clifford, Herb Thornby, art directors/designers;
Herb Thornby, photographer

Client River to River Festival

 

San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival

Design Firm NOON, San Francisco; designatnoon.com

Creative Team
Cinthia Wen, art director; Ed Ng, Yoann Resmond, designers

Client Center for Asian American Media


Rebuilding Blocks

Design Firm ShelfLife, Arlington, VA; shelflifestudio.com

Creative Team Nicole Maluso, Mike Maluso, art directors; Mike Maluso, designer

Client The Haiti Poster Project

Gather your best color-in-design projects and enter your best uses of color in the Color in Design 2012 Competition.

More articles on color inspiration.


For More Resources on Color

 

 
 

COMMENT