Designer Eric Karnes won a Gold Award for the poster above (left), created for client Meg J. Roberts, an artist and jewelry designer in Richmond, Virginia. The poster is meant to be “an interpretation of the evolution from sketch to physical piece,” and “it was designed and given as a gift so that she would have something to announce the addition of new fine art and craft work to her website.”
Eric Karnes is a graphic designer and currently Assistant Professor in the Graphic Design Communication Program at at Philadelphia University. He also runs Karnes Poster Company on the side.
The poster beside it won a Platinum Award in Poster Annual 2015. Designed by Scott Laserow, it was created for client Segunda Llamada.
According to his website, “Laserow is the principal at Zc Creative, a full-service design studio offering print and interactive services, which he started in 1992. He is also a full Professor of Graphic and Interactive design at Temple University’s Tyler School of Art, in Philadelphia, where, for 25 years, he has taught at every level from foundations to graduate course, teaching everything from identities and branding to animation, website design and development, digital publication and tablet applications. Since 2004, Laserow has focused increasingly on posters as a design challenge and an instrument of social change.”