Thursday, January 5th, 2006
From the Adobe pressroom
Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced its call for entries to the sixth annual Adobe Design Achievement Awards. The premier student design competition recognizes the world’s most talented and promising student graphic designers, photographers, illustrators, animators, digital filmmakers and computer artists from the top design, film, and broadcast institutions. This year’s competition will extend the program’s scope to 24 participating countries.
“The Adobe Design Achievement Awards celebrates student creativity and reinforces Adobe’s continued commitment to design education,” said Melissa Dyrdahl, senior vice president of corporate marketing and communications at Adobe. “It is truly inspiring to see how this event dissolves boundaries between cultures and unleashes great talents through the convergence of technology and creative arts.”
For the first time, students in Belgium, China, Denmark, Finland, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Korea, the Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, and Taiwan will join their counterparts from Australia, Austria, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand, Switzerland, the United States and the United Kingdom in submitting projects in nine categories. This year’s categories include live action, motion graphics, environmental graphics/packaging, print multi-page, print single page, animation, digital illustration, digital photography and interactive design (includes website, user-interface, curriculum, and kiosk design), enabling students across various disciplines to compete.