AUT at Best Awards 2022

11 Oct, 2022
 
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AUT Art and Design students have won a total of 23 awards at the 2022 Best Awards, including six Gold, five Silver and 12 Bronze.

In addition, projects involving AUT staff have won one Gold, two Silver and three Bronze.

The Design Institute of New Zealand’s annual Best Awards recognise excellence in graphic, toitanga, digital, moving image, spatial and product design.

See below the full list of AUT’s winning entries.

Student awards:

Gold

Ashleigh Sun, Brucke Display. (Graphic Design)

Sammy Good, Tracing Threads. (Graphic Design)

Jenna Billman, Big Deal! So What? (Public Good Awards)

Chris Bentley, Vacancies and Attenuated Presences: A counter-memorial swimming pool for Waitara. (Spatial)

Jordan Tane, Kyani Utia, Sisi Panikoula, Gloria Falaniko, What Makes Me Plastic. (Toitanga)

Bella Martin, Nga Mau Rakau o Atua Wahine. (Toitanga)

Silver

Oliver Wooster, Konini. (Graphic Design)

Hunter Lennan, A Place called Home. (Graphic Design)

Tim Griffiths, The Snowman. (Moving Image)

Molly Whitehead, Sustainable In-Tent. (Product)

Eden Doull, Disposable Rapid Antigen Test. (Public Good Awards)

Bronze

Abbey Barlow, D.O.S.D. (Graphic Design)

Nick Zeff, Wonder Activity Cards. (Graphic Design)

Georgia Billman, Second Chances. (Graphic Design)

Alisha Prasad, Yaad Karo. (Graphic Design)

Jannisa Seck, David. (Moving Image)

Varvara Solovyeva, Criminal Carrots. (Moving Image)

Kate Weatherly, OPIVA Refined. (Product)

Kendra Smith, Blu's Backpack. (Public Good Awards)

Stella Wilson, Versatile. (Public Good Awards)

Amy Leong, Campers Kai. (Public Good Awards)

Jordan Williams, Compass. (Public Good Awards)

Gemma Jiyeon Kwon, HAUMI: Join all together. (Spatial)

AUT academic staff awards:

Gold: 

Guardian Maia, (Sound Design and music composition.) Metia Interactive Creative Director: Maru Nihoniho. Contributor: Dr Maree Sheehan, AUT Senior Lecturer Art and Design.

Silver:

Saints of Paradox, (Silver - Sound Design and music composition.) Creative Directors: Dr Maree Sheehan, AUT Senior Lecturer Art and Design and Dr Tatiana Tavares, AUT Senior Lecturer Communication Design.

Threaded 21 Special Edition, (Silver - Sound Design and music composition.) Creative Directors: Fiona Grieve, AUT Head of Department - Communication Design,  Dr Maree Sheehan, AUT Senior Lecturer Art and Design (sound), Design Director: Kyra Clarke. Team Members: Dr George Hajian, AUT Senior Lecturer Art and Design, David Coventon, AUT Senior Lecturer Communication Design. Contributors: Dr Tatiana Tavares, AUT Senior Lecturer Communication Design, Kawiti Waetford, Jesse Waetford, Ataria Gibbons, Tepora Kauwhata, Karyn Gibbons, Dr Marcos Steagall, AUT Senior Lecturer Art and Design.

Bronze:

Mānuka, (Bronze - Sound Design and music composition.) Extended WhānauTeam Members: AUT Senior Lecturer Art and Design Maree Sheehan, Tyrone Ohia, Rob Lewis. Contributor: Kris Sowersby. Client: Klim Type Foundry.

Threaded 21 Special Edition, (Bronze – Editorial and Books.) Creative Director: Fiona Grieve, AUT Head of Department - Communication Design. Design Director: Kyra Clarke. Team Members: Dr George Hajian, AUT Senior Lecturer Art and Design, David Coventon, AUT Senior Lecturer Communication Design. Contributors: Dr Maree Sheehan, AUT Senior Lecturer Art and Design, Dr Marcos Steagall, AUT Senior Lecturer Art and Design, Tepora Kauwhata, Ataria Gibbons, Karyn Gibbons, Kawiti Waetford, Jesse Waetford.

The Other Way, (Bronze – Editorial and Books.) Design Director: Katie Kerr (Studio Katie Kerr), AUT Lecturer, Art and Design. Team Member: David Trubridge. Client: David Trubridge

Congratulations to all finalists and award winners.

Useful links

Winning AUT student projects can be viewed here and here

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