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ELISAVA wins 15 ADG Laus Awards

11.06.2018

 

ELISAVA has won a total of 15 ADG Laus Awards, including a Gold Laus Award, 5 Silver Laus Awards and 9 Bronze Laus Awards.

One of the awards within the category of Graphic Design was the one for 'About. A Book full of meaning', by the Elisava Alumni's Albert Romagosa.

The remaining fourteen prize winners belong to the Student's category, with projects of students of ELISAVA's Degrees and Masters linked to the categories of graphic design and digital design. A global recognition that epitomizes the versatility and professionalism of our students.

The Laus Awards, an essential benchmark to get to know the most creative and outstanding proposals of the year, has celebrated its 48th edition at the Disseny Hub Barcelona within the frame of Barcelona's Design Week.

These are the 15 awarded projects:

 

Gold Category Winner

To Live and Die in Venice, by Anna Kabanina and Idil Gücüyener 
Masters and Postgraduates - Master’s Degree in Editorial Design
Graphic Design category

A representation of the fusion of William Shakespeare and hip-hop. The result is an interpretation of the play Othelo set during the golden age of this musical style.

 

 

 

Silver Category Winners

Learn to Identify, by Clàudia Portús Torrents 
Final Project - Degree in Design
Graphic Design category

Editorial project that compares the studies of the criminologist Cesare Lombroso about the 'Uomo Delinquente' with modern policies. The result is two different volumes: the first describes the current theory on the veracity of Cesar's studies, and the second, current news on the importance of our face and our ethnicity.

 

 

 

 

Amazing Futures, by Daniel Ballesta and Maria Gómez-Senent 
Masters and Postgraduates - Master’s Degree in Editorial Design
Graphic Design category

Design that aims to translate Ray Kurzwell's Law of Accelerating Returns. The final results subtly pursues the ambivalence and the error from a totally classic graphical base that is breaking constantly, consolidating on the cover, in which none of the elements is place where it should be.

 

 

 

Daikiri, by Saínza Hervella Marentes and Jiae Kim 
Masters and Postgraduates - Master’s Degree in Editorial Design
Graphic Design category

Thematic magazine that covers architecture from the inside and the outside in order to create a multilayered environment that portrays its beauty from different areas.

 

 

 

Ode, by Ângela Almeida and Maria Gómez-Senent 
Masters and Postgraduates - Master’s Degree in Editorial Design
Graphic Design category

An anthem to love in all its shapes. It's a magazine based on the three stages of love: lust, attraction and commitment. From this structure, all the decisions on design are taken: contents, selection of the images, use of typography, changes in the grid, etc.

 

 

 

Pool, by Saínza Hervella Marentes, Guillermo Barbi and Jiae Kim 
Masters and Postgraduates - Master’s Degree in Editorial Design
Digital category

In a reality based on overproduction and overdesign in which we tend to inform ourselves in a biased manner, 'Pool' presents cultural contents in a reflective and calm way.

 

 

 

Bronze Category Winners

 

About. A book full of meaning, by Studio Albert Romagosa
Corporate Publication

The book, of small format and designed as an original gift for new students and graduates of ELISAVA, collects in a brief and informal format the 226 terms that according to ELISAVA are fundamental for any designer or engineer. Designed by the Albert Romagosa Studio, Alumni of ELISAVA, the book has a unique typographic family and is transported around two inks, red and blue.

 

 

 

Schweinehund, by Jordi Farreras
Free project - Degree in Design
Graphic Design category

Editorial project about homosexual prisoners during the Nazi regime. It's based on the work "Memorial of the homosexual victims during the Nazi regime" by the artists Elmgreen and Dragset.

 

 

 

Waste, by Elena Pfaff Porta 
Final Project - Degree in Design
Graphic Design category

Jorunal that captures the current society through the objects that can be found on the streets, also known as waste, that form Barcelona's urbanistic landscape.

 

 

 

La Vallenca, by Edu Vidiella Sancelestino 
Final Project - Degree in Design
Graphic Design category

Typographic restoration of the labeled letters from a Josep Queralt's poster for the Fiestas Decennals de Valls in 1931.

 

 

 

Otro Skinwear, by Maria Cabré Mas 
Final Project - Degree in Design
Graphic Design category

Proposes the identity of an underwear brand that is not based on gender differences but on the different bodily, sexual, hygienic and health needs.

 

 

 

Habitus, by Mariona Palau 
Final Project - Degree in Design
Graphic Design category

A photo-book and an audiovisual composition that present a research on which are the factors that determine the behaviour and the preferences of a social collective. It's based on Pierre Bordieu's Habitus theory.

 

 

 

Equal, by Albert Bosch and Victor Krafft 
Masters and Postgraduates - Master in Design and Art Direction
Graphic Design category

Editorial project about people's sexual identity from an artistic and personal point of view.

 

 

 

Curio, by Anna Kabanina and Idil Gücüyener 
Masters and Postgraduates - Master’s Degree in Editorial Design
Graphic Design category

The name originates from 'curiosity'. It's an independent publication that explores human sexuality from different points of view such as art, literature and social sciences.

 

 

 

iRL (in Real Life), by Mariona Ribas Van Steen and Pablo Silván Asperilla.
Masters and Postgraduates - Master’s Degree in Editorial Design
Digital category

Platform of the modular phone's brand PuzzlePhone that highlights the value of things in a disposable culture.