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New York City Design Studio Candelita Wins Prestigious American Graphic Design Award

New York, NY (PRWEB) September 27, 2013

The editors of Graphic Design USA have recently announced the winners of the prestigious American Graphic Design Awards 2013. One of the recipients of this year’s award is Jennifer Dopazo of Candelita http://www.candelita.is, a multimedia design studio located in New York City. Dopazo won for the outstanding book cover design of The Blue Hours by Lillian Ann Slugocki, http://tinyurl.com/khk8rry.

For nearly five decades The American Graphic Design Award has recognized thousands of creative professionals with the competition being open to advertising agencies, graphic design firms, in-house publishing departments, and more. It honors the outstanding new work of print, packaging, point-of-purchase, internet, interactive and motion graphics. Winners of this esteemed award receive a Certificate of Excellence for each piece selected and become eligible for reproduction in the 50th Anniversary GDUSA Awards Annual.

Dopazo states: “I am honored to accept this award over the thousands of creative professionals who have been recognized by this national design competition. This award shows Candelita’s dedication to creating the highest level of design. Helping to translate my client’s vision has always been my mission. It’s not just about logos. It’s not just your website. It’s everything. It’s about translating your ideas to the design world, finding the potential in every project, and thinking in a more creative way to achieve memorable results.”

Dopazo’s company, Candelita, specializes in brand strategies, web design and development, mobile implementation, and more and works with high-end consulting clients and educational collaborative communities. Clientele consists of The New York Times, Gerson Lehrman Group, BlackRock as well as many artists abroad. Candelita’s focus is on new media and learning communities in medialabs around the world. That is where Open Source work started and Dopazo was proud to start implementing this in the consulting work being done at Candelita. Additionally, Dopazo teaches workshops and has online programs teaching design, technology and branding using Open Source tools.

Dopazo is originally from Caracas, Venezuela and holds a Master’s Degree from Parsons The New School of Design. Dopazo is also a featured guest lecturer and advisor at the Free Culture Forum, Escuela de Arte 10 and Medialab Prado in Spain, Plasma Conference, Fundación Telefónica and Escuelab in Lima, Perú, Upgrade São Paulo in São Paulo, Brazil, and Eyebeam in New York.

Dopazo takes pride in the fact that the work done for clients is not about shiny graphics, but building a solid relationship with every client and creating pieces of art with each project.

Stop by the site at http://www.candelita.is to learn more and to see some of the amazing design work being done. Also, sign up for Brand Talks: 15-minute free one-on-one branding and web design brainstorming sessions. Connect with Candelita on Facebook and Twitter - http://www.Facebook.com/candelitalab and https://twitter.com/candelitalab. For media interviews, contact Dopazo at jen(at)candelita(dot)is.

About the company:

Candelita is a design studio that provides cross-platform design services. The company believes in the power of play and interaction as an approach, inspiration and provocateur for social engagement. Candelita offers multimedia services in interaction design, visual communication and creative production by combining the most powerful aspects of research, design and technology.







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