2017 Adobe Design Achievement Awards Winners Announced

Monday, August 28, 2017 11:00 am EDT

Top emerging student creators are named winners of Adobe’s global digital media competition; they head to Adobe MAX in Las Vegas to network with leaders in the design industry and showcase their winning submissions

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"The judges and I were truly inspired by their talent and passion and there’s no doubt that these students are trendsetters who represent the future of creativity."

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) is pleased to announce the winners of the 16th annual Adobe Design Achievement Awards (ADAA). Attracting nearly 7,000 student participants from 65 countries, the ADAA is a global digital media competition for student creators. As part of its commitment to the next generation of creatives, Adobe connects students to leading industry professionals, academic leaders and top brands to foster future career development. A panel of design experts from around the world chose one winning project from each of the 14 categories, recognizing the work of future creative leaders who shine in their technical ability, but also their ability to present themselves and their work professionally.

Winning entries were selected based on their creative originality, thought process, effectiveness and skill in applying Adobe Creative Cloud tools. Winners will be flown to Adobe MAX 2017 in Las Vegas for career advancement opportunities, including networking with industry leaders, an awards presentation with the design community, and appearances on Adobelive.com. Winners will also receive a one-year membership to Adobe Creative Cloud and are eligible to be nominated to Adobe’s Creative Residency.

“There were some amazing entries this year and the winners are clearly some of the most innovative thinkers, designers, and creatives from the global student community,” said Shawn Cheris, director of Experience Design at Adobe and 2017 ADAA Final Judge. “The judges and I were truly inspired by their talent and passion and there’s no doubt that these students are trendsetters who represent the future of creativity.”

Submissions for the ADAA’s 14 categories fell under three segments – Fine Art, Commercial and Social Impact. The 2017 ADAA category winners are:

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Social Impact Segment:

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