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Announcing the 2012 ADAA Judges!

tumblr_m9nwy9mh941ru0xrvo1_400We’ve had the privilege of working with the best of the best when it comes to judging entries to the Adobe Design Achievement Awards (ADAA). Our judging panel for 2012 is no exception!

The ADAA program partnered with Icograda (International Council of Graphic Design Associations) to identify design luminaries from all around the globe and invited them to lend their expertise to the ADAA judging panel.

ADAA judges for 2012 include:

  • Daniel Biasatti, Design Director, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia
  • Gregoire Cliquet, Professor and Department Head of Experimental Applied Researches in interaction Design (READi), L’Ecole de design Nantes Atlantique
  • Nancy Juliber, Strategic Creative Media Marketing Executive
  • Mikael Kanfi, Partner and Chief Product Officer, Twist Image
  • Richard Loveless, President,Global Connections: Art and Technology Consulting Services; Visiting Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Susan Metros, Professor of Visual Design,The University of Southern California
  • Tetsuya Mizuguchi, Game Design, Interactive Media, Synesthesia, Q Entertainment
  • Ravi Naidoo, Founder and Managing Director, Interactive Africa / Design Indaba
  • Hephzibah Pathak, President, Ogilvy & Mather Advertising Mumbai, India
  • Fernanda Saboia, Creative Director, Tatil Design
  • Tina Shaw, Video Production Manager / Creative Director,NBCUniversal Digital Entertainment and Liquid Filmworks

ADAA 2012 judges’ biographies can be viewed at:  www.adobeawards.com/us/about/judges/.

This summer, our esteemed judges will review thousands of innovative award submissions by students and faculty from higher education institutions around the world. Work will be judged across 13 student media categories and 3 faculty categories, and three finalists and honorable mention recipients will be named in each category. Judges will ultimately select one winner in each category. Winners will be announced at the ADAA Awards Ceremony at Adobe MAX in Los Angeles, this October.

Tina Shaw, one of this year’s judges, shared with me how energizing it is for her to join design peers from around the world and be inspired by the work of future creative leaders in traditional and experimental media.  She added, “I take great honor in supporting the students and educators that rise to the challenges of their projects with remarkable/innovative/keen visual solutions.”

The ADAA is accepting entries until 5:00pm Pacific Time on June 22, 2012.Participants may enter each category three times.  Recent student graduates are also eligible if their entry was created after May 1, 2011, and they were a student at that time. Finalists and winners will receive Adobe software and travel to Adobe MAX. In addition, winners in each category will receive $3000US cash. For more information on Adobe Design Achievement Awards and the various categories visit: http://www.adobeawards.com/us/. Stay informed and inspired by fellow designers by connecting to our ADAA Facebook and Twitter channels.

Adobe PhoneGap named 2012 Technology of the Year by InfoWorld Test Center

Today Adobe PhoneGap was named a 2012 Technology of the Year Award recipient by IDG’s InfoWorld Test Center!  Selected by editors and reviewers from the InfoWorld Test Center, the annual awards identify the best and most innovative products on the IT landscape that were tested in the past year and PhoneGap was selected for being the leading open source mobile framework for cross-platform app development. 

We are immensely proud of our team and community for haven been recognized by InfoWorld with this award. According to Andre Charland, Adobe’s director of engineering for PhoneGap, “We have a hardworking community contributing to PhoneGap and this award is a great recognition of their efforts.” Great work all!

PhoneGap is an open source development tool for building fast, easy, cross-platform mobile apps with HTML5 and JavaScript. PhoneGap has been downloaded more than 600,000 times to date and thousands of applications built using PhoneGap are available in mobile app stores that span devices based on Android, iOS, BlackBerry and other operating systems.

Adobe Announces Finalists for the 2011 Adobe Design Achievement Awards!

Adobe is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2011 Adobe Design Achievement Awards (ADAA). This premier competition honors the best student graphic designers, photographers, illustrators, animators, digital filmmakers, developers and computer artists from accredited higher education institutions worldwide. The ADAA judges, who are industry and educational luminaries from universities and top design companies, selected 42 finalists from the more than 4600 entries received. Finalists were selected in 13 student categories and two faculty categories, based on originality and effectiveness in communicating project objectives. A picture is worth 1000 words, so please check out the ADAA Gallery to view their amazing work!

In October, these talented students and educators will travel to the International Design Alliance Congress in Taipei, Taiwan. Their work will be showcased to the international design community in an awards ceremony in Taipei on Sunday, Oct. 23, where the 2011 Adobe Design Achievement Award winners will be announced.  All 42 finalists will have their work on display in a special gallery as part of the Taipei World Design Expo from Oct. 22 through Oct. 30.

For more details about the ADAAs, please see our announcements in December and March and visit the ADAA website. Be sure to follow @AdobeEDU for the latest updates about the awards.

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