Adobe Max, one of the most prestigious awards in the design world, has announced the winners from this year’s contest. The Adobe Max award is given annually to those entities who display excellence in using various Adobe products in advertising and branding, video, mobile applications and more.
With the recent release of Adobe CS4 and the not too long ago release of CS3, Adobe has proven itself a powerhouse in the design and development world. Setting standards and driving the way media is created is nothing new to Adobe…nor is it new to this competition.
And the Adobe Max 2008 Winners Are…
Advertising and Branding – The winner was the Coca-Cola Happiness Factory – Now Hiring by AKQA, a fantastic advertising campaign with intriguing character design.
Enterprise - The winner was NASDAQ Market Replay by NASDAQ QMX, an amazing application that allows investors to slow down the market changes to the millisecond so that they can view “moment-in-time” changes.
Mobility and Devices - The winner was Succubus Vertigo by The Design Assembly GmbH, a phenomenal 3-D game for mobile devices.
Public Sector - The winner was One Touch for Southwark Council in London by Vangent Limited, this application is built to facilitate customer requests coming into the Southwark Council and lessen the need for follow-up calls and additional contact.
Rich Internet Applications - The winner was Scrapblog Builder by Scrapblog.com, a fantastic digital scrapbook building application.
Video - The winner was Iron Man HUD (Heads Up Display) design and implementation by The Orphanage, an incredible display of design, video creation and implementation.
That wraps up another great year of media; all built using the latest Adobe products. If you haven’t seen the new Adobe Creative Suite 4, you’re in for a real treat. With better interfacing and more user-friendly applications, Adobe is at the forefront of the design and development tools industry.