The 2012-13 design challenge was to design a functional headphone fixture and include a 3D rendering of the design for judging. As sponsor and presenter, Malden, Mass.-based Van Stry Design worked with the students with the top 12 designs to produce prototypes of their designs, which were displayed April 16-18 at GlobalShop 2013, where industry professionals got a firsthand look at the work of tomorrow’s talent.
The 2012-2013 winning projects are as follows:
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First Place, $5000—Yuan Zeng, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Second Place, $2500—Jade Boyle, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY
Third Place, $1500—Oksana Pugajeva, University of Dundee, Dundee, United Kingdom and Brice Desportes, ENSAN, Rouen, France.
Honorable Mention, $500—Kathleen R. Barry, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
Honorable Mention, $500—Elizabeth Gray, Miami University, Oxford, OH
Honorable Mention, $500—Siddharth Grover, DSK International School of Design, Maharashtra, India
Honorable Mention, $500—Amanda Jones and Courtney Wallach Cazenovia College, Cazenovia, NY
Honorable Mention, $500—Catherine Murray and Micah Washington, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Honorable Mention, $500—Nick Nguyen, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX
Honorable Mention, $500—Milos Pajevic and Milan Stevanovic, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Serbia and Montenegro
Honorable Mention, $500—Jessica Seyfang and Nick Most, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, OH
Honorable Mention, $500—Eric Yates and Alice Huang, California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach, CA