International award for graphic student
19 June 2012
BA Creative Industries Practice student Gavin McGregor from Glasgow received a Jury Prize at the prestigious Conqueror Typographic Games competition. The competition was open to graphic designers, both students and fully qualified designers, from across the globe.
Inspired by the 2012 London Olympics, the brief was to create a typographical poster about sports using the phrase: "It's not what you win, but how you conquer it".
Commenting on his win, Gavin's lecturer Vici Greenlees said: "All designs were displayed on the Conqueror website and the public were able to vote for their favourites. The top 50 posters were then judged by a team of seven international designers, headed by world famous typographer Jean François Porchez."
"Gavin was one of several students that entered the competition and I'm ecstatic that we have a winner."
Gavin's design, along with the other winners, will be displayed in visual communications magazine Creative Review.
Porchez is a renowned typographer who has created bespoke fonts for the likes of Beyonce Knowles and Peugeot.