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Department of Modern Living and Creative Design Achieving New Heights in International Competition! Winning 2 Red Dot awards and 4 Golden Bee Awards

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    • Source: 正修科技大學
    • Date: 2019/12/18

     

         Department of Modern Living and Creative Design staged a brilliant performance today at the “2019 International Design Competition Award Presentation Ceremony and Result Presentation Press Conference” by winning 2 Red Dot Brands & Communication Design awards as well as 4 Golden Bee Awards in the Golden Bee Moscow Global Biennale of Graphic Design. It is a great honor of all teachers and students to see delegations to each competition event highly acknowledged by international reviewers, said President Jui-Chang Kung, Cheng Shiu University.

          “2019 International Design Competition Award Presentation Ceremony and Result Presentation Press Conference” was held today at NTUH International Convention Center. Department of Modern Living and Creative Design received a reward NTD150,000 from the Ministry of Education. The Red Dot Brands & Communication Design, known as the "Oscar" in the field of design, is one of the four major international design awards. This year, 8697 works from 54 countries participated in this competition, with a winning rate of only 8%. Golden Bee Moscow Global Biennale of Graphic Design, which is one of the first prizes of Ministry of Education, received more than 15,000 entries from nearly 70 countries around the world, with an award rate of only 8%.

         Department of Modern Living and Creative Design participated in the competition today with 12 student graduation projects and poster works created by students. It won 2 Red Dot Brands & Communication Design awards as well as 4 Golden Bee Awards in the Golden Bee Moscow Global Biennale of Graphic Design, with a prize winning rate of 50%. Red Dot and Golden Bee Moscow Global Biennale of Graphic Design are the key for Taiwan students to enter the top international competition and could help improve the visibility in the international design field, which has been actively pursued by Cheng Shiu University.

         International Design Competition (IDC) is a program sponsored by the Ministry of Education to encourage students to participate in international competitions of art and design. This year is the 14th anniversary of IDC. Under the operation of international competitions, Cheng Shiu University has 16 works win first prizes awarded by the Ministry of Education. Among the award-winning works, "Baocaca" and "Shiyanshi" won the Brands & Communication Design Award of Illustration and Social Responsibility, while four posters, including "Memories", "Years", "Start and End" and "Organ Donation" , won Golden Bee Moscow Global Biennale of Graphic Design.

         The award-winning works have been exhibited in the Red Dot Museum in Essen, Germany, and the Moscow Art Museum in Russia, displaying the design highlights of Taiwan and Cheng Shiu University.

         "Baocaca" conveys the inhumanity of luwak coffee production with story illustrations; "Shiyanshi" calls for people to reuse the discarded vegetable and fruit skins; "Memories" shows the memories of women's experiences with symbols of long and cut hair; "Years" represents the years in abstract way; "Start and End" uses the rubbing and unfolding of paper as a metaphor of the solution and start of things; “Organ Donation” is an expression of great love, which makes love continue.

         According to Shou-Che Wu, director of Arts and Culture Office of Cheng Shiu University and director of Department of Modern Living and Creative Design, this year is the 10th anniversary of the Department of Modern Living and Creative Design. The Department has established the "Training Center for International Competitors" in 2016, aiming at international competitions and focusing on training students to have international design thinking and ability. This year, the students of the Department won two Red Dot awards and four Golden Bee awards, proving that the design ability of students of Department of Modern Living and Creative Design has reached the international level.