Jurors red dot award: communication design 2005
“The works of students are characterised by increasing professionalism. Thanks to their interesting concepts and perfect execution, they are hardly distinguishable from those of the professionals.”
Prof. Uwe Loesch, born in Dresden in 1943, studied graphic design at the Peter Behrens School of Arts and Crafts in Düsseldorf from 1964 to 1968 and has been working in his own studio since. For his works in the areas of corporate design, corporate communication and poster design he has gained international recognition. They are part of important collections such as for example of the Museum of Modern Art New York, are exhibited worldwide and have received international prizes such as the Gold Medal of the Art Directors Club of Europe, the Grand Prix of the red dot design award and the first prize of the Five Star Designers’ Banquet Osaka. In 1990 Uwe Loesch was appointed professor of communication design at Wuppertal University. He is president of the Alliance Graphique Internationale in Germany, member of the Art Directors Club for Germany and the Type Directors Club New York.