The achievers from the world of design will be recognized for their pioneering work in the first ever Adobe Galgo Design Awards to be held on May 5 in the Capital. The awards will be an annual programme.
Created with the objective of recognising and rewarding dedication to creative excellence in communication, the Galgo awards span a comprehensive range of communication design categories. Some of the categories are Best Corporate Identity, Best Calendar, Best Invitation / wedding card, Best Greeting Card, Best Illustrator, Best Photographer and Best Graphic Designer.
According to Sandeep Mehrotra, Head-Sales, Adobe India, “The awards are perfectly in sync with Adobe India’s brand strategy. We are planning to engage the advertising community in India to encourage creative thinking and innovation.”
Said Piyush Pandey, Executive Chairman & National Creative Director, O&M India, "Around the world design is integral to communication, and plays a huge part in its effectiveness. I am glad that this grossly undervalued weapon of communication is now being recognised and celebrated in India"
Subodh Jain, Director, Santosh Multimex , who conceptualised the idea of these awards, said, “Adobe Galgo Design Awards is a perfect platform to encourage and complement the amalgamation fine paper, design, innovation, and print.”
Navroze Dhondy, CEO, Creatigies Communications, the agency that has created and marketed the award, said, “Bringing together four world class brands, all complementing each other, is the cornerstone of the Adobe Galgo Design awards.”
Presented by HP in association with AMD, Adobe Galgo Design Awards will only recognise work done during calendar year 2004.