The Soda Academy

2017 Adobe Design Achievement Awards

With 14 categories, the ADAA is a competition for creative students of all disciplines.

Conversation

Conversation

Wonjun Jeong, Hongik University

“Conversation” is a sophisticated experiment in capturing ephemeral interactions and finding oneself in the process. In the world of Jeong’s photographs, a momentary connection is made with an “other” who can only be glimpsed on a fleeting canvas: a cloth tossed into the air.

Project Link: https://www.adobeawards.com/showcase/2017-wonjun-jeong


TypoGrAphiC

TypoGrAphiC

Dev Ethan Valladares, Srishti Institute of Art, Design & Technology

TypoGrAphiC is a suite of typefaces that explore our human genetic code and how it manifests into life. It is a working toolset that can be used to dynamically communicate using just 4 letters – A, C, G, and T – the four letters that represent the bases of our DNA.

Project Link: https://www.adobeawards.com/showcase/2017-dev-ethan-valladares


#summer

#summer

Jola Bańkowska, Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw

This screen printed poster was created for an upcoming animated film by Bańkowska entitled “Bug”.

Project Link: https://www.adobeawards.com/showcase/2017-jolanta-bankowska


Equipoise

Gung-Kai Koo, Rochester Institute of Technology

An animated short about the positive and negative forces of our world and their complementary relationship. In it, positive and negative elements seamlessly flow together to reach harmony and balance, reacting fluidly to stimulation instead of being dominated by the opposing side.​​​​​​

Project Link: https://www.adobeawards.com/showcase/2017-gung-kai-koo


Creative Storm

Creative Storm

Brian Liu, Art Center College of Design

This branding campaign is based on Liu’s work at Small Green Door, a full-service interactive web design and product photography studio in Los Angeles. In it, four basic creative services – design, shoot, develop, and grow – are each communicated in a fresh and unique way.

Project Link: https://www.adobeawards.com/showcase/2017-shu-yao-liu


TU9 – Germany

TU9 – Germany

GRINA CHOI, School of Visual Arts TU9, The German Institutes of Technology, is an association of the nine most prestigious technical universities in Germany. Choi designed this identity with particular attention to the core subject matter that links these institutions together.

Project Link: https://www.adobeawards.com/showcase/2017-grina-choi


Tool Box In The Real World

Tool Box In The Real World

**Haeri Cho Jungeun Jang Je Yeon Dawn Han, Sungshin Women’s University**

The tools of Adobe’s various design applications, imagined how they might work in real life.

Project Link: https://www.adobeawards.com/showcase/2017-haeri-cho


2017 SVA Motion Graphics Portfolio Screening

2017 SVA Motion Graphics Portfolio Screening

**Luke Guyer Weixi Zeng, School of Visual Arts**

Guyer and Zeng take their viewers on a literal and figurative journey in this animated opener for a year-end showcase of student work at the School of Visual Arts. Elements that resonate with the student body’s international population are present throughout in the hope that the audience will feel a sense of belonging.

Project Link: https://www.adobeawards.com/showcase/2017-luke-guyer


Packaging of Ekibens in Yilan

Packaging of Ekibens in Yilan

Tzu Ying Wu, National Taiwan Normal University

Wu’s thoughtful illustrations on meal boxes for Taiwan Railway are designed to immerse travelers in the physical and cultural atmosphere they pass through.

Project Link: https://www.adobeawards.com/showcase/2017-tzu-ying-wu


Tummy Trek

Tummy Trek

Yinan Wang, Maryland Institute College of Art

In “Tummy Trek” – a mobile game designed to raise awareness of gut bacteria among young adults – players embark on a river adventure inside the human intestine, placing good bacteria in empty spots to protect “trees” lining the gut wall, thus maintaining a healthy environment.

Project Link: https://www.adobeawards.com/showcase/2017-yinan-wang


Interventions

Interventions

Isabel Zoulinaki, Glasgow School of Art

Developed during a design innovation course at the Glasgow School of Art, “Interventions” is an investigation into an everyday social situation with an opportunity for improvement: in this case, public recycling behavior.

Project Link: https://www.adobeawards.com/showcase/2017-isabel-zoulinaki


Forgotten News, Forgotten Names

Forgotten News, Forgotten Names

Denzel Boyd, Virginia Commonwealth University,

An artful short film and social activation addressing police violence, racial injustice, and the Black Lives Matter movement through spoken word and dance.

Project Link: https://www.adobeawards.com/showcase/2017-denzel-boyd


GoSafe

GoSafe

Vipasha Gupta, national institute of design

Conceptualized as part of classroom project on Service Design, this impeccably researched application makes solo transportation safer for women in urban centers.

Project Link: https://www.adobeawards.com/showcase/2017-vipasha