Visual Communication Design student projects awarded by AIGA-KC

""Composition shows selected images from AIGA-KC award-winning projects

LAWRENCE — Four 2023 University of Kansas School of Architecture & Design graduates won American Institute of Graphic Arts-Kansas City awards for projects completed during their final year as students. The awardees, all alumni of the KU Department of Design’s visual communication design program, were recognized at the 2023 AIGA Kansas City Design Awards & Celebration on Sept. 28 at Corrigan Station in Kansas City, Missouri.

Tim Do, Wichita, was awarded a Juror’s Choice Award for Peach Typeface, a sans serif typeface inspired by hand-painted signage, and a Student Design Award for “Are You Satisfied with Your Work?,” a risograph-printed accordion book.

Isaac De La Rosa, Round Rock, Texas; Annie Myers, Shawnee, and Christian Toth, Overland Park, received a Juror’s Choice Award for their 2023 KU Design Week brand system, which included identity design, copy writing, website, social media campaign, printed posters and apparel. 

The students were mentored by the following KU visual communication design faculty: Peach Typeface, Andrea Herstowski; “Are You Satisfied with Your Work?,” Jeremy Shellhorn; KU Design Week, Tim Hossler and Sam Meier.  

Image: selected images from AIGA-KC award-winning projects.

The visual communication design program at the University of Kansas teaches students how to apply creative talent, evidenced-based design, and technical expertise to clarify, entertain, and move people through effective visual solutions. Graduates of the program work in mobile and web UX/UI design, branding, fashion, advertising, corporate marketing, publishing, packaging design, exhibition and environmental design, motion graphics, and more. Learn more about the program: BFA in Visual Communication Design