C+M Wins Two Judge’s Choice Awards at AIGA MN Design 2011
MINNEAPOLIS, May 12, 2011 - Colle+McVoy won two Judge’s Choice Awards and had seven pieces selected (tied for the most selected) at the AIGA Minnesota Design Show 2011. The awards, sponsored by AIGA Minnesota, highlight the region’s top work, submitted by creative professionals and students, and is judged by a panel of nationally recognized design professionals.
"This is incredible recognition since the Twin Cities design community features some of the most creative work in the nation," said Ed Bennett, design director, Colle+McVoy.
Colle+McVoy won two of four coveted Judge’s Choice Awards for the corporate identity for People for Bikes, the nation’s largest unified movement to improve bicycling, and for the Schwinn Bell Choir, a holiday campaign for Schwinn featuring eight festive people on bikes performing e-carols that helped get bikes and helmets to kids across the country.
The other five pieces selected into the show include the agency’s All Set Card Set, Caribou Coffee Globe/Donate/I Heart You out-of-home (OOH) campaign, Caribou Coffee Oven OOH, Schwinn Calendar and the mobile site for TakeMeFishing.org.
AIGA Minnesota supports the interests of professionals, educators and students who are engaged in the process of designing, regardless of where they are in the arc of their careers. Its mission is to advance designing as a professional craft, strategic tool and vital cultural force. It is one of the largest chapters in the AIGA, serving nearly 1,300 members in Minnesota and the upper Midwest.