Regional Design Awards Winners 2017: Student

The Regional Design Awards is America’s preeminent design competition. View the 2017 RDA Student winners below.


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Regional Design Awards Student Winners Gallery

1. 20/20 Vision

University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK; www.ucodesign.com: Austin Moore (creative director/art director/designer)


2. A180—The Journal of the Exceptional

Ringling College of Art + Design, Sarasota, FL; www.ringling.edu: Ashley McGowan (creative director/art director/designer), Douglas Higgins, David Foote (advising instructors); Ringling College of Art + Design (client)


3. The AIGA Design Census: The Future of Design

Carnegie Mellon University School of Design, Pittsburgh; www.faithkaufman.com, www.jessieheadrick.com, www.deborahjlee.com, www.stevenji.com, www.albertyang.me: Faith Kaufman, Steven Ji, Deborah Lee, Jessie Headrick, Albert Yang (creative directors/art directors/designers), Kyuha Q. Shim (advising instructor)


 4. Architecture Poster Series

Academy of Art University, San Francisco; www.biaynaohanyan.com: Biayna Ohanyan (designer), Kathrin Blatter (advising instructor)


5. Artist Invitation—Damien Hirst


School of Visual Arts, New York City; www.jiwonchong.com: Jiwon Chong (designer), Jessica Walsh, Timothy Goodman (advising instructors); School of Visual Arts (client)


6. Berserker’s Brew


Spokane Falls Community College, Spokane, WA; www.graphicdesign.spokanefalls.edu: Hugh Russell (designer), Greg Stiles (creative director/art director/advising instructor); Berserker’s Brew (client)


7. The Black Menace

University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX; www.uta.edu: Kelley Willoughby (creative director/art director/designer), Veronica Vaughan (advising instructor)


8. Blended & Flavored

Louisiana Tech University School of Design, Ruston, LA; www.alaycia.com: Alaycia Moore (creative director/art director/designer), Tom Futrell, Nick Bustamante (advising instructors)


9. Burger Blast Invitation

University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK; www.ucodesign.com: John Salame (creative director/art director/designer)


10. Classic Childrens Book Set

Utah Valley University, Orem, UT; www.uvu.edu: Kaitlin Parsons (creative director/art director/designer/illustrator)


11. The Copper Wick Company

O’More College of Design, Franklin, TN; www.omorecollege.edu: Nicholas Malone (designer), Joanna Dee (creative director/advising instructor)


12. Cyber-Governance

Pratt Institute, New York City; www.pratt.edu: Zibin Yuan (creative director/art director/designer/illustrator), Alex Liebergesell, Michael Dyer, Allen Hori (advising instructors)


13. The Dive

Texas State University, San Marcos, TX; www.behance.net/cer1153aee: Christina Rodriguez (creative director/art director/designer/illustrator), Bill Meek (advising instructor)


14. The Dresser

Ringling College of Art + Design, Sarasota, FL; www.ashleymcgowan.net: Ashley McGowan (creative director/art director/designer), Douglas Higgins, David Foote (advising instructors)


15. Ernest Hemingway Titles

O’More College of Design, St. Franklin, TN; www.omorecollege.edu: Brenden Melton (designer), Lisa Sarmento (creative director/advising instructor)


16. Exterior

Webster University, St. Louis; www.danielfrumhoff.com: Daniel Frumhoff (creative director/art director/designer/ illustrator/writer), Johnny Pelhank (photographer), Brian Woolbright (advising instructor)


17. F*CK ______

Anderson University, Anderson, SC; www.andersonuniversity.edu: Emily Klocko (designer), Timothy Speaker (creative director/art director/advising instructor)


18. Forward-Looking

Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore; www.mica.edu: Douglas Thomas (designer), Ellen Lupton, Jennifer Cole Phillips (creative directors/advising instructors), Rianne Petter, Mark Mulder (art directors), Jason Gottlieb (advising instructor); Princeton Architectural Press (client)


19. Getting Laid: An Egg-citing Adventure

Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY; lukaschulz.com: Luka Schulz (creative director/art director/ designer/illustrator/writer), Hye-Jin Nae (creative director/ art director/advising instructor)


20. IDEA Museum

Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore; www.danielfrumhoff.com: Daniel Frumhoff (creative director/art director/designer/illustrator/photographer/ writer), Wesley Stuckey (advising instructor)

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