Award Winning Entries

Student Work

Nadezda Evstigneeva (Student) - NDI
INSOMMIA Festiva (Identity Design and Collateral Design) by Nadezda Evstigneeva (Student)
Work Title: INSOMMIA Festival (Identity Design & Collateral Design)
Award: Cross Connections 2018 - Student Honorable Mention
Prize: Cross Connections 2018 - Award Certificate
Media: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop
Institution: National Design Institute (NDI) Moscow, Russia
Entrant: Nadezda Evstigneeva (Student)
Description: Diploma project. Curated by Erik Belousov. INCOMNIA – is an open air animation festival. Identity of the Animation Festival based on the interpretation of the typical computer font as individual identity font. Logo – is a concentration of the tis interpretation with a deep space.
Yiyun Li (Student) - SHU
The Shadow of Wind (Interactive Design) by Yiyun Li (Student)
Work Title: The Shadow of Wind (Interactive Design)
Award: Cross Connections 2018 - Student Honorable Mention
Prize: Cross Connections 2018 - Award Certificate
Media & Technology: Arduino, Processing
Institution: Shanghai University, China (SHU)
Entrant: Yiyun Li (Student)
Li-ping Liao (Student) - LAFA
Take (3D Animation) by Li-ping Liao (Student)
Work Title: Take (3D Animation)
Award: Cross Connections 2018 - Student Honorable Mention
Prize: Cross Connections 2018 - Award Certificate
Media & Technology: Autodesk Maya
Resolution: 1280 X 768
Institution: Luxun Academy of Fine Arts, Dalian, China (LAFA)
Entrant: Li-ping Liao (Student)
Description: Description: My creative inspiration comes from real life, a failure after the experience, people do not want to work hard, just as the harvest. I created a robot role, although the robot is very hard, but not yet achieved the purpose, but if you do not work hard, never see hope. Flog yourself and try, no matter what you do, try to do it, no matter whether you succeed or not.
Masha Straus (Student) - NDI
MMETRO Festival (Identity Design) by Masha Straus (Student)
Work Title: MMETRO Festival (Identity Design)
Award: Cross Connections 2018  - Student Special Award
Prize: Cross Connections 2018 - Special Award Trophy & Certificate
Media & Technology: Adobe Illustrator
Institution: National Design Institute Moscow, Russia (NDI)
Entrant: Masha Straus (Student)
Description: Description: Diploma project. Curated by Erik Belousov. Identity style for the International music festival MMETRO. MMETRO – is the festival in the cities, where are metro. It is a night festival. The noise graphic of this stile based on the colors and rhytms of the night cities.
Chenglin Xie (Student) - CAFA
Life Smartphone (2D Animation) by Chenglin Xie (Student)
Work Title: Life Smartphone (2D Animation)
Award: Cross Connections 2018 - Student Special Award
Prize: Cross Connections 2018 - Special Award Trophy and Certificate
Media & Technology: Adobe Animate
Resolution: 1920 X 1080
Institution: Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China (CAFA)
Entrant: Chenglin Xie (Student)
Description: Staring at the Smart phone all the time, people are gradually alienating themselves from the normal life and people nearby. This film, Life Smartphone, with its satirical and humorous style, serves to depict the current social situation and give people a chance to be introspective.
Yanan Dong (Student) - CAFA
Express Delivery From Dinosaur World (Illustration) by Yanan Dong (Student)
Work Title: Express Delivery From Dinosaur World (Illustration)
Award: Cross Connections 2018 - Best of Show Award (Student)
Prize: Cross Connections 2018 -  Best of Show (Student) Award Trophy & Certificate
Media & Technology: Mixed Media
Institution: Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China (CAFA)
Entrant: Yanan Dong (Student)
Description: For Children Who Truly Adore Dinosaurs It is said that children who truly adore dinosaurs will receive a mysterious Express Delivery Package from the prehistoric world. Unwrap the package,and a book filled with inspiring adventures will appear before your eyes. Open the book, and embark on a unique adventure. Close the book, and relish your fantastic journey.

Faculty Work

Ying-ying Yu (Faculty) - CAFA
VI Redesign for 2015 Art Beijing Festival by Ying-ying Lu (Faculty)
Work Title: VI Redesign for 2015 Art Beijing Festival
Award: Cross Connections 2018 - Honorable Mention (Professional)
Prize: Cross Connections 2018 - Award Certificate
Media: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop
Institution: Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China (CAFA)
Entrant: Ying-ying Lu (Faculty)
Description: Established in 2006, Art Beijing has become one of the top art and exhibition brands in all of Asia. In the 10th edition of Art Beijing, Beijing R&D Studio redesigned the Visual Identity System for Art Beijing, Including new logo, supporting graphics, font & colors, VIP invitations and posters. New Brand Visual combines art and design, Continues to adapt to market trends and further define its position in a continually changing industry.
Mark Stammers (Faculty) - SAIC
Coding Workshop (Typography) by Mark Stammers (Faculty)
Work Title: Coding Workshop (Typography)
Award: Cross Connections 2018  - Special Award Professional (Faculty)
Prize: Cross Connections 2018 - Special Award Trophy & Certificate
Media & Technology: Adobe Illustrator
Institution:School of The Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)
Entrant: Mark Stammers (Faculty)
Yi-fei Wang (Faculty) - LAFA
Zooks (2D Animation) by Yi-fei Wang (Faculty)
Work Title: Zooks (2D Animation)
Award: Cross Connections 2018 - Best of Show (Professional)
Prize: Cross Connections 2018 - Best of Show Award Trophy & Certificate
Media & Technology: Toon Boom
Resolution: 1920 X 1080
Institution: Luxun Academy of Fine Arts, Dalian, China (LAFA)
Entrant: Yi-fei Wang (Faculty)
Description: Description: It narrates a rebellious 13 years old girl, who lived in the nature world where humans abominated. In order to find out the truth of her mother’s mysterious disappearance, she broke into the forest forbidden entrance by the King. She met a savage boy in the forest, and somehow the boy knew whereabouts of her mother...