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AIGA’s Emerging Professionals Workshop

Dan, Iris, and Cindy volunteered their time at AIGA CT’s Emerging Professionals Workshop on February 10 at Central Connecticut State University. It was a full day of portfolio reviews, networking, roundtable lunches, and panel discussions. Iris was one of four participants on the recent graduates panel, Dan was the moderator of the seasoned professionals panel, and both Cindy and Iris were reviewers for the student portfolio session.

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Congratulations from the AAMC

We were notified by the Association of American Medical Colleges Group on Institutional Advancement that our entries for the Brigham and Women’s Print Magazine as well as the Online Magazine have been chosen to receive awards in the Awards for Excellence competition. The publications were designed by Steve Habersang and the online magazine was developed by Hannah Wool.

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We Love Art and Beer

CONNArtist 2017 sponsored a poster contest for Two Roads Brewery. Designers Cindy Lau and Steve Habersang created and submitted entries for consideration. Steve’s poster placed second in overall voting and he was invited to the awards ceremony. His reward for his efforts—free beer all night. Well done!

By Cindy Lau

By Steve Habersang

Steve and his poster.

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2017 American Graphic Design Award Winner

We received notice from GDUSA Magazine that our work was selected as a winner in the 2017 American Graphic Design Awards competition. The project chosen was All About Muehlstein, a sales book created for the company. The piece was designed by Steve Habersang, illustrated by Kate Bingaman Burt, and written by Philip Davidson and Damian Mullin.

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AIGA Connecticut’s Mingle + Muse

Several of us attended Mingle + Muse, the seasonal kick-off event of AIGA Connecticut, at Bridgeport’s new Brewport on September 27. It was a good chance to catch up with friends in the design business and chat with AIGA CT board members Karen Butler (president), Randy Herbertson, and Dan Taylor.

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2017 Health + Wellness Design Award Winner

We received notice from GDUSA Magazine that our work was selected as a winner in the 2017 Health + Wellness Design Awards competition. The project chosen was the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Brigham Health magazine. The piece was designed by Steve Habersang; illustrated by Michael Hoeweler, T.M. Detwiler, Chris Gash, and Cindy Lau; written by Joy Howard, Jennifer Reardon, and Lauren Thompson; and photographed by Anton Grassel, Larry Magget, Stu Rosner, and Len Rubinstein; and programmed by Hannah Wool.

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Identity Program Included in Logo Lounge Book 10

An identity program created for Ravago Recycling by Art Director Steve Habersang has been chosen for inclusion in the new book “Logo Lounge 10.” From the publisher: “Your work was picked from among the 40,000 logos reviewed by our international judging panel of design superstars, including Andreas Karl, Aaron Draplin, Von Glitschka, Alex Tass, Chad Michael, Yo Santosa, Emily Oberman, Su Mathews Hale, Felix Sockwell and Alex Trochut.” The new book will be released by Rockport Publishers in 4Q17. For more information visit www.logolounge.com.

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NSPRA 2017 Award

The “Excellence is the Point” annual report we produced for the Stamford Public School system received an award in the National School Public Relations Association’s 2017 Publications and Electronic Media Contest. The piece was designed by Vaughn Fender, written by Sharon Beadle, and photographed by John Martin.

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2017 CADC Show Award Winners

Our studio’s work earned awards at the 2017 Annual CT Art Directors Club Awards Show on June 29th at Marquee Events in Hartford, including a gold and judge’s award for the Taylor Design 2017 calendar promotion; three silver awards for the Foundation Source sales brochure, Sarah Lawrence Magazine, and the website for RZH Advisors; and five excellence awards for the Hartford Art School Website, the Brigham Health Online Magazine, Mount Sinai Science & Medicine magazine, the RZH Advisors logo, and the U. of Scranton Admissions Direct Mailer. Iris, Laura, Steph, Cindy, Chris, Bria, Hannah, and Steve enjoyed the festivities.