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AIGA Detroit Chapter Design Awards

Students, faculty and alumni of CCS'Graphic Design department received numerous awards at the recent AIGA Detroit Chapter "Design Re:View" Awards. Those winning awards included: Best of Show, Interactive was awarded to Liisa Salonen, adjunct faculty; Nina Bianchi, alumna and adjunct faculty; and Elizabeth Salonen, alumna for the design of www.mottoform.com. The site is programmed by Alex Braidwood, alumnus and adjunct faculty member. Judge's Award, awarded to alumni Shar McLeod and Ryan Cady and associate professor, Callie Johnson, for the "2005 SPINE." Judge's Award, awarded to alumna Jessica Sheeran and assistant professor, Chad Reichart, for the "Tangents" poster. Award of Excellence, professional, to adjunct faculty, Matt Raupp, for the "Sum of Seven" website. Award of Merit, professional, to adjunct faculty, Bonnie Zielinski and M Francheska Guerrero for "Beside a Lake: A History of Kingswood School Cranbrook." Award of Merit, professional to alumnus Matt VanDerMass for "Don't Tripp" Award of Merit, professional, to alumni Matt VanDerMaas, Michelle VanDerMaas and Trevor Anulewicz for "Fuse News." Award of Merit, professional, to adjunct faculty Matt Raupp and Craig Steen, for "Defrost Website" and "Defrost Brochure - Solid, Liquid, Gas." Award of Merit, professional, to associate professor, Susan LaPorte, for "Inside the Designers Studio." Award of Merit, professional, to alumna, Michelle VanDerMass, for "Bentley Kidston Club Stationary and Collateral." Award of Merit, professional, to Chair, Doug Kisor, for "DeProgram 2005" and "DeProgram 2006." Award of Excellence, student, to alumnus Mai Xiong for "7 Days in the Life of HLee" and "18XEEM Magazine." Award of Excellence, student, to alumna Jessica Sheeran for "Chance." Award of Excellence, student, to alumnus John Cassidy for "Receive, Select, Transmit." Award of Excellence, student, to alumnus Brian Leech for "Race for the Cure Promotional Poster" and "Target Fireworks Promotional Poster." Award of Excellence, student for "Meeting: Business & Design" by alumni and students Christine Marribay, Colleen McGinn, Michael Schaefer, Jessica Sheeran, Cherly Amormino, Josephine Corrado, Leslie Mowry, Liz Swallow; instructors Susan LaPorte, Doug Kisor, Ken Krayer, Sandra Sabbagh. This was an interdisciplinary exhibition that included students and faculty from Graphic Design, Interior Design and Product Design.

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