CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF THE 2019 YIP AWARD WINNERS!

AWARD ENTRIES WILL BE FEATURED IN OUR UPCOMING NEWSLETTERS AND YIP SPOTLIGHT, SO CHECK BACK IN FOR DETAILS!

[Integrity Awards]

1. Scout Award: ELLY WEIBER | UNLEASHED

This award goes to a project designed to positively impact a social group, community, or environment.

2. Redefine Award: JEFF COTTRELL | THE QUAD

This award highlights a specific project's achievement in the recycling of something that already exists by redefining its characteristics to a create a sustainable design.

[Challenge Awards]

3. Pinch Award: JULIE GUIRL | PANDORA VIDEO

The award goes to a design project that was able to achieve its greatest potential while also following a strict budget

4. Analog Award: KATY JACKSON | ST LUCIAN RETREAT

With a world of ever growing technology this design award goes to a project that is able to define itself with out the use of aided contemporary technology.

5. Everyday Use Award: JONATHAN DANIEU AND MIKE HONERLAW | SITE PIECES

Art and design is in the world all around us but this award goes to a project that best displays a practical design of something that can be used or seen everyday by the average person.

[Experience Awards]

6. Motion Award: alt ethos | MUSICAL HOPSCOTCH

Design of a project that uses movement or motion to create an experience

7. Built Environment: UCD’S COLORADO BUILDING WORKSHOP

Physical Design either permanent or temporary, that creates a spatial experience for public, private, commercial, or industrial purposes.

[Spark Awards]

8. Conceptual Award: TAYLOR TIDWELL | TURNING URBAN DECAY INTO URBAN PLAY

This award goes to a conceptual idea or project that expresses creativity with no limits or restrictions. The design can be realistic or unrealistic and the budget is infinite.

9. Storytelling Award: MAGGIE MCENTEE | MODERN PRAIRIE / LESLIE COPE

Some designs can speak for themselves but to fully understand many designs communication is key. This award goes to a project that tells a story, or a story is told to portray the creativity of a design. This could be a complete history, or a small slice.

[Individuality Awards]

10. Beacon Award: JULIE GUIRL

This award highlights a young industry professional who has displayed outstanding achievements in the field of design or allied arts, community involvement, and dedication to their profession.

11. Door Knocker Award: MEI-LING KRABBE | AMBITIOUS BY DESIGN

An award for someone that has achieved entry level excellence and has excelled in their first year a professional or during their educational career.

12. Elastic Award: quincy gill | i chose to persevere

This award goes to someone who has overcome great challenges within their industry.

[Collaboration Awards]

13. Montage Award: MAYA KAREL, KRISTIN KING, TOMMY NGO, MIKAYLA WILSON

This award goes to a submission that best displays multidisciplinary teamwork on a project celebrating the importance of collaboration in design.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

Q: Does the project need to be in Denver?
A: No, the designer submitting for the award needs to be based out of the Denver area, but the project can be anywhere.

Q: Do I need to be a member of a design organization to submit?
A: No, we welcome anyone within the Denver area design community!

Q: When does the project need to be completed?
A: We are accepting submissions for projects completed within the last five years.

Q: Can I submit the same award within multiple categories?
A: Absolutely! You will just need to pay a submission fee for each category.

Q: Can I submit a team project if not all of the members are young professionals?
A: Yes, however, please only submit team projects if they are largely completed by emerging professionals. Applicants will be required to list members of their team and indicate each member’s level of experience.

Q: Can I submit work I completed as a student if I am not a student any more?
A: Absolutely! You can enter work within the student category that you completed as a student..

Q: How can I get tickets to the event? I hear this will be the coolest event ever and I am excited to see the venue, try the sushi and meet an amazing network of design professionals!
A: Tickets are on sale now! Each entrant receives one ticket per entry. We will reach out to entrants and sponsors with a promo code for tickets!

Q: Is there a dress code for the venue?
A: No dress code. Dress to impress!

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