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2010 Desktop Create Awards – Shortlist

September 22, 2010

I was delighted to find out that two of my designs were shortlisted in the 2010 Qantam Desktop Create Awards.

Now in its 6th year, the awards celebrate Australia’s world-class creative industry, awarding exceptional talent over a vast array of creative fields, including: Animation, Branding, Graphics for Fashion, Illustration & Type, Interactive & Digital Design, Packaging, Photography, Post-Production, Print, Web Design and Sustainability.

Hosted by Desktop magazine, which after 24 years still rates as Australia’s most-read design & digital culture magazine, the awards were judged by a panel of some of Australia’s most prominent and respected industry professionals: Stephen Banham, founder of Letterbox; Conrad Bodman, Head of Exhibitions at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI); Ian Gouldstone, animation director, designer, and co-founder of Pachinko Pictures; Richard Henderson, founder of AGDA and R-Co; Andrew Johnstone, creator of Design is KinkyEmpty Magazine and co-creator of the Semi-Permanent events; Clea Garrick and Nathan Price of fashion label, Limedrop; Christian McCrea, designer, lecturer, essayist, currently works in the Games and Interactivity program at Swinburne University of Technology; Louise Ayres, Senior Designer, Desktop; Brendan McKnight, online editor, desktopmag.com.au; and Jo Spurling, managing editor, Desktop. Phew!

Read about the category and overall winners here. Congratulations to not only the winners, but those shortlisted and everyone who entered. Competitions wouldn’t mean anything if no one entered! Many thanks to Desktop and the sponsors for making the awards possible and to the judges for all their hard work!

Below were my entries:

Top: Laruche bespoke wallpaper for Laruche Bar + Supper Club entered in the Print Commercial category

Bottom: Falling Leaves wallpaper & textiles entered in the Sustainability category

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4 Comments leave one →
  1. September 22, 2010 9:08 AM

    WOW! This is increadibly awesome news KT. Congratulations mate, I’m so stoked for you.

    • September 22, 2010 9:10 AM

      Cheers Mark! It was pretty exciting to have my work sit in amongst the talented graphic design community! Let us know when the TableFX website it live so we can check it out!

  2. September 23, 2010 10:10 AM

    Big congratulations KT 🙂

    • September 23, 2010 10:13 AM

      Thanks Tegan and Emma! Hope all is fabulous in your world and on your lovely blog

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