PAVE Announces Student Design Competition Winners

Competitive field included 428 entries in 2012 competition
Posted November 20, 2012

The Planning and Visual Education Partnership (PAVE, Hollywood, Fla.) will award $21,000 in grants to students and $6000 in school awards as part of its annual 2012 Student Design Competition. College-level students involved in retail planning, visual merchandising and interior design programs were invited to participate in this year’s competition, which challenged entrants to interpret online brand Bonobos into a brick-and-mortar pop-up store. The judging took place in early November at B+N Industries offices (Burlingame, Calif.) and the winners will be recognized at the 16th Annual Gala in New York on December 5.

The 2012 winners include:
Store Design Category:

1st Place - $5,000 - Katie Barton, University of Cincinnati

2nd Place - $2,500 - Danielle Fraley, University of Cincinnati

3rd Place - $1,500 - Abigail Buchanan, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Honorable Mention - $500 - Lauren Burns, University of Cincinnati

Honorable Mention - $500 - Stephanie Metzger, Miami University

Honorable Mention - $500 - Hye Young Park, Fashion Institute of Technology

Honorable Mention - $500 - Holly Smith, University of Cincinnati

Honorable Mention - $500 - Stephanie Tripp, Humber College

Honorable Mention - $500 - Katie Wittes, University of Cincinnati

Visual Merchandising Category:

1st Place - $5,000 - Lucie Calise, University of Cincinnati

2nd Place - $2,500 - Joshua Lunney, TAFE NSW Sydney Institute

3rd Place - $1,500 - Anastasia Ivanova, Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences

School Awards for Students Placing in the Top Three of Each Category:

$3,000 University of Cincinnati

$1,000 Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences

$1,000 TAFE NSW Sydney Institute

$1,000 University of North Carolina at Greensboro

For more information, visit www.paveinfo.org.