2012 Best Awards recognise creative talent at Unitec
11 October 2012
Unitec congratulates a number of its Design and Visual Arts students and Unitec staff on their recent success at the 2012 DINZ Best Awards.
The event, held last Friday at the Viaduct Events Centre in Auckland, saw a range of people from our Unitec community recognised for their creative talents. Our students performed particularly well, picking up more awards this year than at any previous Best Awards event.
Congratulations to these Unitec award winners and finalists for 2012:
Silver Pin for Interior Design:
Unfolding Colour - The Cream Cell
Student - Anna Hobbs
Tutor - Dr Rachel Carley
Design Team - Anna Hobbs
Student - Tim Brown
Tutors - Dr Rachel Carley, Sue Hedges
Design Team - Tim Brown
Bronze pin for Graphic Design:
Finally Some Peace and Quiet
Student - Nick Baillie
Tutor - Kim Meek, William Barbedes, Sue Jowsey
Design Team - Nick Baillie
Finalist for Graphic Design
Code / Maori TV - Brand Identity
Student - Jah Marsh
Tutor - Sue Jowsey, William Bardebes, Kim Meek
Design Team - Jah Marsh
Staff were also recognised on the night, receiving awards received for a creative collaboration between Unitec and the University of Auckland (for Auckland Museum), and an interactive iPad app developed for Unitec’s Marketing and Communications team to help high school students check out career and study options we offer to suit their personal traits.
Finalist for Spatial Design
You Are Here: Mapping Auckland
Design Director - Cris de Groot (Unitec), Kathy Waghorn (Auckland University)
Design Team - Georgina White, Amie Holman, Layla Tweedie-Cullen, Mike Furniss
Contributors - Chris Manford, Grant Rewi
Client - Auckland Museum
Bronze for Interactive Design
Unitec YouFinder (iOS app), Designworks
Client – Unitec
Design Team - Mark Benseman, Jef Wong, Nicky Walsh.
Contributors - Daz Jensen, Rob Brough, Ruitao Su, Watermark.
Click here to see the works submitted by our students and staff recognised at this year's Best Awards.