This year, students from the Academy of Arts and Creative Industries of the Edinburgh Napier University, won several top UK design awards, including the Creative Conscience Award, the D&AD Newcomer Award, the YCN Award, and the Interior Educators @ Free Range Award. These talented works are also featured. Received the highest award for the RSA Student Award.
2018 Creative Conscience Award
In 2018, graphic design graduate Charlotte Grozer’s design “Supply Chain” won the gold medal for this award. The work highlights the unethical and unsustainable production practices of the fashion industry and aims to reveal the current state of closed fashion in the fast fashion industry. In addition, it is also intended to change the idea of fast fashion and produce more thoughtful conscience consumption. Among the similar awards, the 2018 graphic design graduate Guilhem Boujassy’s design “Old School” won the Bronze Award. Edinburgh napier university distance learning mba degree. The work aims to solve the problem of more and more lonely people in the UK and propose a new proposal that allows retirees to receive education at school. This may help to transform knowledge while addressing the loneliness of older people. Not only that, but Calvin Brown’s design work “Friends” won the Bronze Award in the Product and Structural Design category. The work is a treatment for children with autism who are emotionally overloaded. This product brings emotional space to users and is easy to carry.
2018 British Design and Art Direction Association D&AD Newcomer Award
The award recognizes young creative talent. Winning the Newcomer Pencil Award means the association’s recognition of the potential of individuals in the design community. Since 1962, the British Design and Art Direction Association D&AD has been motivating innovative talent by recognizing and inspiring the best of design and advertising. The D&AD Professional Awards are recognized worldwide as the best creative awards, attended by the best professionals from around the world. This year, the fourth year undergraduate in graphic design at the University of Edinburgh, Rumbia, won the Best of Show Award for the fourth time in the past five years. Creative advertising students Elise Smidt, Karina Bonnin and Jennifer Dewar’s #giffconsent event won the Yellow Pencil Award.