The prestigious UCDA (University & College Designers Association) design competition recognized two FIT entries with silver awards. FIT’s 75th anniversary logo, created by Advertising and Digital Design students Hira Ali and Tyisha Kellman under the guidance of Communication Design faculty members C.J. Yeh and Christie Shin, was honored in the print and digital competition for logo design.
Hue magazine’s “Wearable Art” piece in the Winter 2020 issue, which turned Museum at FIT Director Valerie Steele into a paper doll with outfits from the museum’s collection, won in the arts and culture category of the illustration competition. The artist was Anita Rundles, Illustration ‘13. Hue is the official magazine of FIT and is created by the Office of Communications and External Relations.
Overall, there were 823 print and digital entries, and 181 awards were given—seven gold, 14 silver, and 160 awards of excellence. The winning designs will be included in the UCDA’s annual show, available for viewing starting October 2, 2020.