Be confident in your work, says Student Award winner Felix Nguyen Provisional RGD
Graphic designer Felix Nguyen Provisional RGD won the Domtar Award for Print Design in 2022 for his project Enchanté Drag Informative Booklets.
Here Felix shares why he chose to enter his work and some advice for students who are interested in submitting.
How did you choose what project(s) to enter?
I looked at the categories and picked projects that I am most proud of and put the most work into.
It took me about a week.
How long did it take you to complete your submission?
I entered the Awards because I wanted to get some recognition for my work, as well as exposure to the design community.
Why did you choose to enter your work in the RGD Student Awards?
It was very interesting and helpful getting feedback from a design professional. I got to hear about my projects from a different perspective and work on their suggested improvements.
All students who submit receive feedback on their work. Was it helpful for you to receive feedback from a design professional on your submission(s)?
It was a great experience winning the award. It’s given me recognition from the industry as well as helped me financially with my last year of school.
Has winning this award been a positive experience for you?
Do you have any advice for other students who are interested in submitting?
Be confident in your work and enter. You have a lot to gain and nothing to lose!
The 2023 Student Awards are open for submissions. Over $18,000 is ready to be awarded to recognize outstanding student design work in categories such as typography, packaging and more. Learn more and submit your work here.