meet the winners

28 January 2016
Adobe Design Achievement Awards 2015

Los Angeles (USA) - Adobe announced the winners of the fifteenth annual Adobe Design Achievement Awards, recognised as one of the world's most innovative student design competitions. The awards honour the most talented and promising student graphic designers, photographers, illustrators, animators, digital filmmakers and computer artists from renowned educational institutions around the globe.

ADAA Winners were selected by a panel of industry judges at a live ceremony at the USC Theater - University of Southern California, Los Angeles USA on 4 October 2015 based on their originality and effectiveness in communicating project objectives.

As the new call for entries ADAA 2016 begins, watch the ADAA 2015 video and see the winning projects from the last cycle:


Complete Winners list:

Grand Prize Winners

Game Design: Avi Naim (Israel) 
Animation: Jason Ronzani (United States) 
Illustration: Daphne Christoforou (United Kingdom) 

Category Winners
Photography: Felix Finger (Germany)
Print Communications: Hitesh Singhal (India)
Animation, Illustration, Motion Graphics, Post-Production and Editing:
Je yeon Hwang (Korea)
Packaging: Joyce Dang (Canada)
Motion Graphics, Post-Production and Editing: Daniel Braga Ulvestad (Norway) 
Animation, Digital Publishing, Illustration, Motion Graphics, Packaging: Shafakat Reshamvala (Canada)
Web and Application Design: Dakyung Lee (Korea)
Digital Publishing: Zach Becker (United States)
Illustration: Yunseo Park  (Korea)
Advertising Photography: Renée Sorber (Netherlands)

Special Designation Winner Typography
Exhibition Design, Print Communications, Social Impact Design: Taeseok Choi (United States) 

Special DesignationWinner Story-telling
Animation: Zhang Jake (USA)

See the Winning Projects.

Call for entries ADAA 2016.

Learn more about the ADAA awards.


About Adobe Design Achievement Awards


The Adobe Design Achievement Awards celebrate student achievement reflecting the powerful convergence of technology and the creative arts. The competition - which showcases individual and group projects created with industry-leading Adobe creative software - honors the most talented and promising student graphic designers, photographers, illustrators, animators, digital filmmakers, game developers and computer artists from the world's top institutions of higher education.