Awards madness

9 October 2009

A night at the Loeries

A night at the Loeries

sean o'toole, sean o’toole

South African creativity finds a voice at this year’s awards
‘Woop woop woop korr, korr, korr, korr…’ So goes the call of the crow-sized Knysna Loerie, at least according to my burgundy coloured Roberts’ Birds of Southern Africa, an enduring classic in South African book design and illustration, writes Sean O’Toole.

8 October 2009

Just Add Stock joint winner, Music

Just Add Stock joint winner, Music

dan wilkinson, the awards department

Cover for Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos, by Untitled
Entries for the Just Add Stock music category were strong and plentiful, leading to two joint (and very different) winners, the first being this double CD release of Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos (cover above), from London design practice Untitled.

7 October 2009

It’s an Issuu

It’s an Issuu

the marketing department

Another way to get an idea of the real, printed, physical Eye before you buy
   

6 October 2009

Just Add Stock winner, Books

Just Add Stock winner, Books

dan wilkinson, the awards department

Henry Sene Yee’s minimalist cover for Dave Cullen’s Columbine
The book category in Eye’s Just Add Stock awards attracted more entries than any other, but our judges were quick to dispense with the more formulaic and generic designs, and focused on a strong shortlist.

1 October 2009

Just Add Stock winner, Identity

Just Add Stock winner, Identity

the awards department

Mat Maitland’s collages for Liverpool Biennial Campaign win Eye award
Mat Maitland took two titles in Eye’s new Just Add Stock awards; he won the identity category outright, and he’s a joint winner in the music category, alongside Untitled (more about the music category in a later post). You can read more about our Just Add Stock awards in the Eye 73, the Autumn issue, out now.

31 July 2009

One more day to Just Add Stock

One more day to Just Add Stock

Last chance to enter Eye’s awards for the creative use of library images
It’s your last chance to enter Just Add Stock – Eye magazine’s awards for designs that use library images: photographs, movie clips or illustrations. Anyone can take part, and it’s free to enter: click on the link NOW to download your entry form – the deadline is today, 31 July 09.

30 July 2009

Straight to no. 1

Straight to no. 1

john o’reilly

‘A great stock image is like a three-minute pop song’ @JustAddStock
A great commercial stock image is like a three-minute pop song: the best have a simple repetitive emotional intelligence.

29 July 2009

Just Add Stock

Just Add Stock

Get your entries in for Eye’s new awards before the deadline of 31 July
Just Add Stock is Eye magazine’s awards project for print or online designs that use stock imagery. Anyone can take part, and it’s free to enter. The awards are for commissioned design work (made since Jan 08) that uses photographs, illustrations and/or film clips from any image library worldwide. There are nine categories: click on the link to download an entry form while there’s still time before the deadline of 31 July 09.

12 June 2009

Coins, cars and condoms

Coins, cars and condoms

the events department

Matt Dent’s reverse design for UK coinage wins one of four black pencils
Delicious food, plenty of drink, scintillating company and 54 winners. The 2009 D&AD Awards went by at a cracking pace, accompanied by NB Studio’s neat ‘white gloves’ graphics and video interstitials.

11 June 2009

D&AD Awards 2009

D&AD Awards 2009

Avoid the Roundhouse crush. Watch the ceremony live on your laptop
You can watch tonight’s D&AD Awards in the comfort of your own home (or while you’re working late) by clicking on the link below (you have to register first).
 
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