SCAD awards and rankings

SCAD is continually recognized for educational and professional excellence, affirming our commitment to the highest standards of achievement in art and design.


Natalie Imran captures Contract Magazines' Interior Award 2017

Contract Magazine held its 38th Annual Interiors Awards in New York. The competition celebrates great design, honoring works in more than a dozen categories. Natalie Imran (M.Arch, 2016) won the Interiors Awards 2017 student category for "The Masque of the Interior."

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The Red Dot Award: Design Concept

The Red Dot Design Award, established in 1955, documents the most prominent design trends worldwide — from products to communication projects and packaging to design concepts and prototypes. The "Red Dot" is an internationally recognized quality label for excellent design.

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Electronic Entertainment Expo College Game Competition

E3 is the world's premier event for computer, video and mobile games and related products. The expo gives students exposure to leading-edge companies, groundbreaking new technologies and never-before-seen products, while also hosting a college game competition.

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Jeffrey Taylor captures Supima Design victory

For the second consecutive year, a SCAD graduate has won the prestigious Supima Design Competition. Jeffrey Taylor (B.F.A., fashion, 2016) took the honor at the ninth annual competition for his collection, "Tibet Garden," which reflects his intrigue about the coming-of-age period for Tibetan women. SCAD alumna Kate McKenna (B.F.A., fashion, 2015) won the 2015 competition.

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Six SCAD fashion marketing and management students earn YMA Fashion scholarships for 2017

Six SCAD students each earned $5,000 scholarships from the Young Menswear Association Fashion Scholarship Fund for 2017. The six, who are fashion marketing and management majors, collected the awards at a dinner in New York City.

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SCAD sets new record with 20 YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund winners

The Savannah College of Art and Design announced that 20 students from the School of Fashion, including 14 fashion majors, earned scholarships from the Young Menswear Association Fashion Scholarship Fund. The group set a new record for winners from one university.

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SCAD industrial design students win gold award

A team of five SCAD industrial design students created an elegant solution for a pressing problem facing Hong Kong families and society and won a gold award for it at the 2017 European Product Design Awards. The university earned more honors than any other school at the awards competition this year.

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Farstad's Scüp wins gold at 2017 European Product Design Awards

Andre Farstad's (B.F.A. industrial design) unique take on an age-old dilemma earned a gold award at 2017 European Product Design Awards. SCAD captured more honors at the 2017 competition than any other university.

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Lu Pan takes gold at 2017 European Product Design Awards

The jury at the 2017 European Product Design Awards found Lu Pan's (B.F.A. industrial design) innovative design of turning an everyday mirror into a multifunctional tool, worthy of a gold award. SCAD captured more awards at this year's competition than any other university.

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Moore recognized at European Product Design Awards

Cody Moore (B.F.A. industrial design) received a gold award for his updated version of portable speakers at the prestigious 2017 European Product Design Awards in the student category. SCAD earned more honors at the competition than any other university.

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Culinary Coach receives gold award at European Product Design Awards

SCAD industrial design students Jordan Jones, Yulin Liu, Cody Moore, Tom Rouine, Aditi Vyas and Fernando Zeledon brought a view of the future to life with their gold-award-winning entry for the 2017 European Product Design Award: "Culinary Coach."

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Haldewang's "Renascence" named Discovery of the Year

Anna Haldewang's (B.F.A. industrial design) "Renascence," a cutting-edge design of a 300-foot trimaran yacht, not only captured a gold medal in the transportation category, but it was also named the European Product Design Award’s Discovery of the Year, 2017.

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Jiao Tian takes gold award for furniture project

SCAD student Jiao Tian's (M.F.A. industrial design) floating series of living room furniture earned a gold award in the prestigious 2017 European Product Design Awards, student category. SCAD earned more honors at the competition than any other university.

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SCAD students win top honors at 2017 NICHE Awards

Two SCAD jewelry students, Seung Jeon Paik (M.F.A. jewelry and objects) and Maneli Sarmadi (M.F.A., jewelry, 2017), earned first-place honors in the 2017 NICHE Awards in the student category. Paik won for "Union," while Sarmadi took a top honor for "Still Life in Gold No. 1."

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Nisha Patel secures top spot in Healthcare Environment Awards

The Healthcare Environment Awards honor health care interior architecture and design across a range of project types. Nisha Patel (B.F.A., interior design, 2015) took first place for "Life Empowered Healing," an Everglades-inspired pediatric oncology setting. The awards are sponsored by Contract Magazine.

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The Red Dot Award: Communication Design

The Red Dot Design Award, established in 1955, documents the most prominent design trends worldwide — from products to communication projects and packaging to design concepts and prototypes. The "Red Dot" is an internationally recognized quality label for excellent design.

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YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund

As the largest and oldest scholarship organization serving the needs of the fashion industry, the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund seeks to identify and create career opportunities for young people worldwide. 

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YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund

The YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund is the premier educational fashion nonprofit in the U.S. For more than 80 years, the FSF has focused on advancing the fashion industry by encouraging talented, creative young people to pursue careers in the field.

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YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund

The YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund seeks to advance the fashion industry by encouraging gifted and enterprising young people to pursue careers in design, merchandising, retailing and business, ensuring the industry will continue to attract dedicated, capable and creative individuals.

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The Red Dot Award: Design Concept

Established in 1955, the Red Dot Design Award highlights prominent international design trends through annual competitions in the areas of communication design, product design and design concepts.

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Applied Arts Magazine Student Awards

Applied Arts Magazine delivers gorgeous imagery, strong opinion, timely information and essential industry insight to a readership of more than 46,000 creative and marketing professionals.

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NICHE Awards

Sponsored by NICHE magazine, the NICHE Awards program celebrates excellence and innovation in American and Canadian fine craft. Nearly 2,000 entries are received each year from professional and student craft artists in five categories.

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Applied Arts Magazine Student Awards

Each issue of Applied Arts Magazine celebrates the communication arts community and features authoritative industry insights, as well as professional profiles and beautiful photographs celebrating the best work from Canada and beyond.

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The Red Dot Award: Communication Design

The Red Dot Award, an international design competition established in 1955, is aimed at all those who would like to distinguish their business activities through design. Excellent design is selected by competent expert juries in the areas of product design, communication design, and design concepts.

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Motion Picture Sound Editors' Golden Reel Award

Motion Picture Sound Editors, founded in 1953, is dedicated to improving the recognition of the filmmaking community and educating the public on the artistic merit of sound editing.

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The Red Dot Award: Communication Design

The Red Dot Design Award, established in 1955, is an internationally recognized quality label for excellent design. From products to communication projects and packaging to design concepts and prototypes, the Red Dot organization documents international design trends.

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Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Foundation's College Television Awards

Founded just one month after network television was born, The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is devoted to recognizing excellence through many annual award programs, including the College Television Awards.

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The Red Dot Award: Communication Design

The Red Dot Design Award, established in 1955, documents the most prominent design trends worldwide, offering awards in communication design, design concepts and product design.

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Applied Arts Magazine Student Awards

Each issue of Applied Arts Magazine features authoritative insight and opinion on the visual communications industry, and is dedicated to showcasing the best creative work from images to advertising to design.

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The Annie Awards

The Annie Awards, presented by the International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, recognize animation's biggest and brightest stars.

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Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Foundation's College Television Awards

The Television Academy is the only major organization devoted to the television and broadband screen entertainment industry, and recognizes excellence through many annual awards programs including the Emmy Awards.

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The Red Dot Award: Communication Design

The Red Dot Design Award recognizes prominent design trends and highlights the importance of beautiful and functional design for businesses and society. Established in 1955, Red Dot stands for belonging to the best in design, a distinction based on the principle of selection and presentation.

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The Red Dot Award: Communication Design

The Red Dot Design Award, an international design competition, showcases the most prominent design trends in the world. The "Red Dot" seal has become an internationally recognized quality label for excellent design.

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Applied Arts Magazine Student Awards

Applied Arts Magazine, Canada's premier magazine of visual communication, showcases the finest in creative achievement. With a readership of more than 46,000 creative and marketing professionals, the awards are a great opportunity to promote work to an audience of the best and brightest.

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The Red Dot Award: Communication Design

The Red Dot Design Award, established in 1955, documents the most prominent design trends worldwide — from products to communication projects and packaging to design concepts and prototypes. The "Red Dot" is an internationally recognized quality label for excellent design.

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Applied Arts Magazine Student Awards

Applied Arts Magazine celebrates the communication arts community, and each issue includes winners from the magazine's annual design, advertising, photography, illustration, interactive, printing and student awards programs.

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Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Foundation's College Television Awards

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, founded in 1946, is a nonprofit organization devoted to the advancement of telecommunication arts and sciences. The Television Academy recognizes excellence through many annual award programs, including the College Television Awards.

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Walter O. Evans Center curriculum guide named top publication

The American Alliance of Museums annually recognizes the best publications in the country through its Museum Publications Design Competition. For 2015, SCAD took first place for The Divine Comedy Curriculum Guide, which provides activities and lesson plans middle school students and their teachers.

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SCAD earns IIDA Georgia best of the best nod

The Savannah College of Art and Design's innovative SCADpad micro-housing project won The International Interior Design Association Georgia Chapter holds its B.O.B. (Best of the Best) Award in the residential category for 2015.

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AIA Georgia tabs SCADpad for design award

The Georgia chapter of the American Institute of Architects honors Georgia architects for their design excellence. For 2014, the organization selected SCADpad, the university's micro-housing community in Atlanta, for a Georgia Design Award.

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SCADpad recognized by World Architecture News

SCADpad, the university's micro-housing community in Atlanta, won the WAN Urban Design Award 2014 in the Completed Projects sub-category. The three housing units addressed one of the worlds growing problems: urban housing.

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Sottile captures top 2014 architecture award

Christian Sottile, dean of the SCAD School of Building Arts, was honored by the American Institute of Architects with the Young Architects Award for 2014. His firm, Sottile & Sottile has authored several landmark city plans, including the SCAD Museum of Art.

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SCAD Museum of Art wins 2014 AIA prize

The SCAD Museum of Art took home the 2014 American Institute of Architects Honor Award for architecture for its adaptive reuse of the former headquarters of the Central of Georgia Railway as well as the masonry ruins of a freight warehouse.

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Jen Library redesign snags SCAD library design recognition

The innovative and functional update of the Jen Library that merged high-tech resource usage with 1920s character caught the eye of the American Library Association and International Interior Design Association. The result: a 2016 ALA/IIDA Library Interior Design Award

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Applied Arts Magazine Student Awards

Applied Arts Magazine delivers gorgeous imagery, strong opinion, timely information and essential industry insight to a readership of more than 46,000 creative and marketing professionals.

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