Design students from Shintaro Akatsu School of Design (SASD) at the University of Bridgeport were the big winners when they were awarded all but one prize at the American Society of Interior Designers CT (ASID) Student Design Competition. ASID CT invited design students to submit entries for two categories: Residential Design and Contract Design. In
SASD presents a series of exhibitions continuing throughout the academic year. The University Gallery is generally available from 10:00–4:00 Wednesday–Friday, and 12:30–4:00 Saturday and Sunday. Please call ahead during academic breaks: 1-203-576-4034 University Gallery, ABC Building (Directions)
Two UB-SASD junior graphic design students won first and second places in the Advertising Club of Connecticut’s annual digital billboard competition, judged on Wednesday 27 February. Jose won First Place and $150 for his “Save a Pet” board, and Erika Ayala won Second and $50 for “Tweet About It”. Each student used their own pets
Melissa Matos is the recipient of an award from the Advertising Club of Connecticut for her logo for the UB Music Department. The project was completed under the direction of Prof. Gary Munch. The brief was to typify the University of Bridgeport’s music program, a program within the School of Arts and Sciences. Ms Matos
SASD graphic design student, Kevin Corrado won a Silver and an Excellence award for the two photos seen here in the Connecticut Art Directors Club Annual Awards show.
During last semester SASD Interior Design students have been working under the direction of Professor Seung Park architect, developing concepts for the eventual renovation of a library wing. Part of this renovation is the introduction of a bank and a Cafeteria within the space. The exhibition of their work will be held during a reception
The ASID Chalengel was to design an exhibit for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum in Cleveland to commemorate an artist who has passed away. The competition was sponsored by ASID and Fabulous Floors Magazine. Danielle Anderson entry featured an exhibit for Ray Charles that was selected as the winning entry for which
Two teams of student designers from the Shintaro Akatsu School of Design (SASD) at the University of Bridgeport have won ParkFEST Furniture Design Competition by creating outdoor seating and other structures that will be used by the City of New Haven park system. Sean Evelich and Josh Sikora, both 19-year-old industrial design majors, beat out
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It was, by all accounts, l’estate perfetta — the perfect summer — for Shintaro Akatsu School of Design students Carla Chavez, Gladys Erazzo, and Elizabeth Kohler, who studied at the much-celebrated Istituto Superiore di Architettura e Design (Institute of Architecture and Design) in Italy. The three interior design majors were assigned to develop plans for
A Shintaro Akatsu School of Design student from the University of Bridgeport (UB) captured the $4,000 Grand Prize at the 2011 World Traffic Safety Symposium Competition at the Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association (GNYADA) International Auto Show. The World Traffic Safety Symposium is a featured event at the annual New York International Automobile Show,
Interior Design Senior Laura Kochan received a Certificate of Excellence in the Spring 2010 Yale. R. Burge Portfolio Competition. The competition is an ASID National Portfolio Competition.
More than 100 college students enrolled in store design, interior design,visual merchandising, and industrial design programs across the United States submitted designs to the highly competitive PAVE Challenge. Interior Design student Moreno was among just 12 finalists who qualified for the final rounds of the competition, which was held from March 10-12 in Las Vegas.
Jihyun Park, Graphic Design exchange student from Korea, was awarded an honorable mention at the CADC (Connecticut Art Directors Club) Student Conference for having an outstanding portfolio.
2010: SASD Student, Abigail Zambon, cited in the Connecticut legislature’s annual College Academic Day
For her academic achievement, UB chose Abigail Zambon, senior in Graphic Design, for citation in the Connecticut legislature’s annual College Academic Day. She and students from colleges and universities throughout Connecticut were presented with certificates and were introduced to the House of Representatives as “Connecticut’s next leaders” by Rep. Richard Roy in a ceremony in
Students of the Junior and Senior graphic design and Illustration studios designed letterforms for the NEA Big Read exhibiton, Art of Deception in honor of this year’s book, The Maltese Falcon by Dashiel Hammett. The works were exhibited in the Barnum Museum in Bridgeport.
Students of the Junior graphic design studio designed series of posters for the UB Student Health Center. Taking top prizes were Jillmon Selevarajan, for his Prevent STDs series; Daniel Walsh, for his Fight the Flu series; and Ravin Iasiello, for her Prevent STDs series. The posters will be produced and placed on campus in prominent
Abigail Zambon, Graphic DesignJunior Graphic Design major Abigail Zambon won the prestigious Connecticut Art Director’s Club’s Student Prize of $500 in Illustration. Anna Gitelman, Graphic DesignSophomore Anna Gitelman received the prestigious Pencil award from the Ad Clubof Connecticut.for her Bogatá magazine layout design Senad Ibrahimbegovic, Graphic DesignSophomore Senad Ibrahimbegovic received an award for his magazine
Alex Ananin, Industrial DesignAlex Ananin won first prize at the the 2008 GNYDA Auto Safety Show in New York. Michael Samaan, Industrial DesignMichael Samaan won first prize at the the 2008 Fashion in Motion Show in Las Vegas.
New “Smart” technologies are now becoming an integral part of our living environment. Interior Design senior Byoung Hwa Choi designed a modular apartment unit integrating various sensor technologies.
2008: Graphic Design Juniors Honored at the Connecticut Advertising Club Awards Graphic Design students built a winning poster campaign for UB Health Services. Two of the poster series, by Cecilia (CC) Jacobsen and Kathie Cote, won in Advertising Club of Connecticut’s 2008 54th Annual Awards Competition.