Adobe has announced the winners of the ninth annual Adobe Design Achievement Awards (ADAA) for student creatives. The awards took place at the Icograda World Design Congress 2009 in Beijing
This year the programme received a record-breaking number of submissions totalling more than 3,300 from students in 37 countries. The winners included two teams from London's Royal Colleage of Art, with the Animation prize going to David Prosser's team and the Packaging gong awarded to a team led by Adam Paterson.
The Illustration prize went to Joerg Block of the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences in Germany, the Motion Graphics prize to David Harper of Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, and the Print Communications gong to a team led by Jiwon Park of Ewha Woman's University and Chung-ang University in Korea.
Other winners came from Hongik University in Korea, Università IUAV di Venezia in Italy, Parsons New School for Design in New York City, University of Applied Sciences Swabian Gmund in Germany, Drexel University in Philadelphia, and Gobelins in France.
The winning entries can now be viewed at the Adobe Design Achievement Awards website. Winners were selected by a global panel of industry judges, including Leimei Julia Chui (Japan), Louis Gagnon (Canada), Cristina Chiappini (Italy), Garth Walker (South Africa), Tarek Atrissi (The Netherlands), Kyle Kim (Korea) and Lance Wyman (United States).
All winners received a round trip flight to Beijing and two nights accommodation to attend the Icograda World Design Congress 2009, a US$3,000 (£1,850) cash prize, a copy of Adobe's Creative Suite 4 Master Collection, a winner’s certificate, and a trophy. As part of the programme, students are also offered a one-year mentorship with a design leader working in their area of interest and are appointed to an Icograda Youth Advisory Panel.