TAIWAN INTERNATIONAL POSTER DESIGN AWARD 2006 WINNERS ANNOUNCED

11 July 2006
Taipei (Taiwan) - The second Taiwan International Poster Design Award, sponsored by the Department of Commerce, MOEA and endorsed by Icograda and JAGDA, received more than 1,265 entries from 31 different countries.
Taipei (Taiwan) - The second Taiwan International Poster Design Award, sponsored by the Department of Commerce, MOEA and endorsed by Icograda and JAGDA, received more than 1,265 entries from 31 different countries. There were 22 awards and 86 finalists selected that demonstrated high quality and creativity.

On 25 September, 7 international and 3 Taiwanese jurors began judging works. The jury panel included Melchior Imboden (Switzerland, Graphic Atelier Imboden, winner of the Icograda Excellence Award at the 2005 Taiwan International Poster Design Award), Dave Mason (Canada, Samata Mason Design Inc.), Kirti Trivedi (India, considered an Indian design authority, designer of the the Gandhi Museum), Pat Hansen (USA, Principal Hansen Design Company), Xavier Bermudez (Mexico, Matatena Visual Studio, Shigeo Fukuda (Japan, President of JAGDA, AGI Member), Maria Kurpik(Poland, Poster Museum in Wilanow, Apex Lin,Pang-soong (Taiwan, Director of Fine Art, National Taiwan Normal University, Icograda Treasurer 2001~2003), Ming-shean Wang (Taiwan, Pre-President of National Taiwan University of Arts.), and Michael Dee (Taiwan, Executive Creative Director of DDB).

The awards included the Grand Prize, the Icograda Excellence Award, the JAGDA Excellence Award, and Gold, Silver and Bronze medals for the Open Categories(Commercial and Promotional), Special theme(Sport, Sunshine, and Health) and Judge's Special Award.

List of award winners:

Awards:

Grand Prize
Animality, Ronald Curchod, France

Icograda Excellence Award
MANIFESTI D'ARTISTA. 1955-2005, Shin Matsunaga, Japan

Jagda Excellence Award
In China, Chang Hong Jiang & Qing Zhao, China

Special theme: Sport, Sunshine, and Health:

Gold Medal
Olympic Poster, Tai Keung Kan, Hong Kong

Silver Medal
Olympic Games in China, Hong Shui Zhong, China

Open Category: Commercial:

Gold Medal
Anzeiga, Kleon Medugorac, Germany

Silver Medal
Global Warming, Norito Shinmura, Japan

Bronze Medal
Flesh and Blood, Ryohei Wabi Kudo & Kazushi Sabi Nakanishi, Japan

Open Category: Promotional:

Gold Medal
Zeitraum bekannt 1939-45 / Zeitraum unbekannt 1937-45, Hong Zhang, Germany

Silver Medal
The Native Tongue between Iran and Taiwan, Wing Kei Chan Leslie, Taiwan

Bronze Medal
Taiwan Image, Chun Liang Leo Lin, Taiwan



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