Create Awards 2015: Illustration shortlist announced

Published:  August 18, 2015

It’s getting hot with anticipation in here. Twelve shortlist reveal over 12 days and we’re now on our third announcement for the Illustration category.

Sponsored by Wacom, the Illustration award recognises excellence in traditional or digital illustration. This year’s shortlist include Wendy Fox Design, The Sister Hayes, ERD, Alphabet Studio and Headjam.



Now in its 11th year, the Create Design Awards celebrates the creative industry, awarding exceptional talent in a vast array of creative fields. And as you may already know,we will be announcing the shortlisted entries for each category each day. Here are the shortlist entrants for the Illustration category:

WGM_posterdetail_A4_72dpiWomen’s Gold Medalists
Studio: Wendy Fox Design
“This project is an infographic illustrating all 276 women who won gold medals at the London Olympics. While watching the London Olympics, I was fascinated by the vast variety in body size and shape amongst the elite female athletes…”

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Studio: The Sister Hayes
Client: Malthouse Theatre
“Malthouse Theatre is known for staging adventurous, multi-disciplinary work. We were commissioned to create a cohesive suite of production artwork for their 2015 season– spanning dance, theatre, exploratory works and public programs. Our imagery had to reflect Malthouse Theatre’s commitment to risk and rigour…”

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Studio: Headjam
Client: University of Newcastle
“The University of Newcastle approached us to create a set of illustrated characters that could talk to and represent the highly diverse student body. These characters were designed to embody traits and attributes that their students would be able to relate to…”

Studio: ERD
Client: Spicers Paper
“Spicers Pacesetter papers are a family, and just like many others, they’re a family of many talents, they’re incredibly diverse and versatile. Offset, digital, and large format. Uncoated, gloss, synthetic, adhesive and more…”

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Studio: Alphabet Studio
Client: JC Decaux
“JC Decaux approached Alphabet to develop creative which captured attention and enticed curiosity about their new project. As the ultimate message-carriers of outdoor media, it made perfect sense to acknowledge the original pioneer of communication messaging…”


To see their submissions in detail, head over here.
Also, watch this space for more shortlist announcements over the next few days.

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