BINUS INTERNATIONAL Graphic Design and New Media, Interactive Digital Media Student Achieved Gold Award in Global Design Competition “Future Design Challenge”

Tokyo, Japan (28/3) Global Design Competition “Future Design Challenge” is an international design competition program to provide opportunities for up-and-coming problem solvers or futurists to win the prestigious award for innovative design excellence. This competition calls upon young, creative, and talented engineers and designers around the world, to present their fresh ideas, thoughts, and design. The Future Design Challenge is an effort to solve problems through the power of design. This challenge is for innovative students or other designers who want to help create the technology of the future.

Agnes Filica Giovinna is a student from BINUS International, Graphic Design and New Media, Interactive Digital Media. As someone who was raised in Indonesia while being familiar with both Asian and Western influences — she is a graphic designer of logical and imaginative caliber. Today, she sees herself as a designer of many shapes and colors.

Agnes Filica Giovinna, a student from BINUS INTERNATIONAL Interactive Digital Media program, won the Gold Award in Future Design Challenge.

Agnes created a concept called SOUND BRICK. A wall made of foam, that absorbs sound waves and converts them into electrical energy to diminish the use of fossil fuels. Compared to solar panels and wind turbines, it doesn’t require as much maintenance, materials, and a huge land to function. People can install SOUND BRICK in their homes or offices and enjoy their electricity in a renewable-friendly way.

SOUND BRICK by Agnes Filica Giovinna in the Global Design Competition "Future Design Challenge".

As a result of the strict evaluation by four judges, Agnes won the Gold Award with “SOUND BRICK”

Congratulation Agnes!

About Graphic Design and New Media

Graphic Design and New Media is a collaborative effort between BINUS UNIVERSITY International Program and Northumbria University, Newcastle, U.K. It aspires to become the best design school in the region. Indonesia and ASEAN are currently among the fastest-growing regions in the world; and with that fast growth, we see a need for skilled professionals who can solve problems through design.

The Graphic Design and New Media Program offers a variety of opportunities in creative industry areas. It is for any student who wants to enhance their creativity and knowledge in the challenging competition of professional designers and the global creative industry. It is a four-year study program, during which the foundation courses in art and design are offered in the first-year program. In the following three years, specific courses are provided to enhance students’ skills in creative product development.

Students will learn how to integrate technical skills and theoretical knowledge in art and design to meet industry standards. The Graphic Design and New Media offers two streams: Graphic Design and Interactive Digital Media.

Graphic Design works within the area of visual creation, from printed media to the more current basic interactive media. Graphic Design explores the possibilities of crafting typography, imagery, and technology in cohesive and bold ways into various design applications. Ranging from identity design, branding, campaign, packaging, publications, etc.

Interactive Digital Media streaming integrates the skills of visual design, experience design, and new media design. Interactive Digital Media is more focused on producing meaningful experiences for people in new digital media such as web pages, smartphones, UI devices, and screen-based interface designs. Within four years, our students will have had a lot of experience in learning and practicing producing their own projects that will be related to the current digital design industry development.