Studio Magazine Awards

The 1992 Studio Magazine Awards, honouring excellence in Visual Communications, were held March 9 at the Art Gallery of Ontario.Judged by a panel of professionals from the advertising, design and print industries, the seventh annual awards recognized gold, silver and merit...

The 1992 Studio Magazine Awards, honouring excellence in Visual Communications, were held March 9 at the Art Gallery of Ontario.

Judged by a panel of professionals from the advertising, design and print industries, the seventh annual awards recognized gold, silver and merit winners in the categories of graphic design, illustration, photography, art direction, tv commercials/ video and student work. Among the gold winners:

BCP Strategy Creativity received two gold awards in art direction and two in tv commercials/video for their work for Molson Breweries’ Black Label. Creative Director Luc Merineau, art directors Rene-Michel Vachon and Gerard Dubois and writers Alain Bourgeois and Nadia Vadori worked on the various campaigns.

Young & Rubicam won gold in art direction on Hostess Frito-Lay’s Doritos chips. Creative credits go to Rick Davis, creative director, Doug Robinson, art director and Donna McCarthy, writer.

Lanyon Phillips Brink Advertising of Vancouver received gold for a campaign for the British Columbia Ferry. Creative director was Peter Lanyon. Art directors were Tom Tawa and Bill Downie.

Harrod & Mirlin won gold in outdoor for work on Milk Bone, made by Nabisco Brands. Creative director was Brian Harrod; art director was Mel McKelvie.

Applications in Design and The Henderson Robb Group won for their direct mail piece for client Wood Gundy. Creative director was Peter N. Henderson; art direction was by Michele Miodonski.

Gandelman Advertising also won gold for a direct dail package for Merchandise Mart Properties. Creative director Alan Gandelman co-wrote the piece with Rick Davis. Art director was Carlos Segura.

In the tv commercials/video category, McCann-Erickson Advertising’s won gold for client Goodyear Canada. Creative director Joan McArthur, art director Joe Camilleri and writer Michael Collins all worked on the spots.

And Topix Computer Graphics and Animation won gold for their titles for Citytv’s Media Television. Art direction was by Robin Len and Dale Smith.