Tamara Prochnik  DIA Graduate of the Year 2012

The Design Institute of Australia (NSW chapter) have announced the winners of the 2012 Graduate of the Year Awards and we are delighted to announce that BIA scooped the pool across all the major awards:

Graduate of the Year (All Design Categories)

Winner:  Tamara Prochnik

Graduate of the Year (Interior Design Category)

Winner: Tamara Prochnik 

Second Prize: Sophie Metcalfe

Third Prize: A-Yun Han

DIAS Student Council of the NSW Branch (All Design Categories)

Winner:  Sophie Metcalfe

Submissions from UNSW, UTS, University of Canberra, UWS, Enmore TAFE and private design colleges were submitted to DIA and were then subject to a 2 stage judging process by a panel of 7 judges selected from the full range of design disciplines and who are considered to be prominent in their field.

The work assessed covered the last 2 years of Design Studios led by Bruce Watson, Dr. Russell Rodrigo and Dr Sing d'Arcy with tutors Neil Christopher, Sharon Campbell, Phillip Mathieson, Kate Hogan, Harlan Redgen, Jamie Lee, John Gounios and Sarah Roach.

On behalf of the Program, congratulations to A-Yun, Sophie and Tamara and all the teaching staff involved.