MUMBAI: Post the recent completion of the 9th annual edition of Kyoorius Designyatra, it has taken another initiative to celebrate and honour outstanding creative work in the Indian visual communications sphere for both professionals and students.
The book “Great Ideas Sold - Here, there & everywhere” showcases the winning and nominated works of the Kyoorius Awards 2013. It also aims at acting as a reference and inspiration for the design industry and more importantly design buyers. It is divided into intriguing sections namely Design for: Identity, Packaging, Communications, Digital, Space, Books, Editorial, Photography and Craft (photography, calligraphy, illustration and typography)
Commenting on the initiative, Kyoorius founder and CEO Rajesh Kejriwal said, “Good Ideas Sold- Here. There. Everywhere.” is the culmination of our Kyoorius awards initiative by us to bring to the corporate spotlight the best design work that comes out of the country. Through this platform we hope to reward the finest talent in Indian design landscape and also inspire professionals by setting up a high benchmark of creativity.”
Kyoorius founder & CEO Rajesh Kejriwal with student Saachi Mehta
The entries were judged by a panel of eminent jury members from across the globe including professionals like jury foreman - Simon Sankarrya, Elsie Nanji, Tania Singh Khosla, Jeremy Leslie, Gabor Schreier, and Ton Van Bragt. Kyoorius awards is the first design award in the country to be judged by a team of international jury members. While the truly neutral jury process was managed by D&AD’s jury manager - adhering to the strictest and highest guidelines.
The Black Elepahant (best of show) winners featured two of the most exciting projects - Dekho by Co. Design and the Temple Pavilion Installation by Abhin Design Studio.
The Blue Elephant winning agencies featured in the book include works by:
- O&M, New Delhi
- Leo Burnett Mumbai
- BBH India
- Alok Nanda & Company
- NH1 Design
- Umbrella Design
- DDB Mudra Group