MullenLowe Group has revealed the shortlist for the 2019 MullenLowe NOVA Awards.
From 1,300 graduating students, 14 finalists have been chosen and just six MullenLowe NOVA Awards will be presented to those whose work represents "truly creative thinking and execution".
Today also marks the launch of YourNOVA, the "people’s choice" award, which invites you, the public, to cast your vote for your favourite piece of work from the shortlist. The student who receives the most votes will be crowned the YourNOVA winner for 2019. You can see the work at mullenlowenova.com and vote for your favourite until Tuesday 2 July.
The shortlisted students are:
Elissa Brunato, MA Material Futures
Jacob Bullen, BA Fine Art 2D
Cecily Cracroft-Eley, BA Fashion Knitwear
Diane Dwyer, MA Narrative Environments
Nicky Francis, MA Character Animation
Sara Gulamali, BA Fine Art 3D
Mael Henaff, MA Material Futures
Haemin Ko, MA Character Animation
Xiaoying Liang, MA Graphic Communication Design
Lara Orawski, MA Photography
Minh Le Pham, BA Architecture
Fredrik Tjærandsen, BA Fashion Womenswear
Wen Ju Tseng, BA Jewellery Design
Mita Vaghela, MA Fine Art
Jose Miguel Sokoloff, president of MullenLowe Group and global creative council and chief creative officer of MullenLowe Group UK, said: "These 14 students represent the very best Central Saint Martins has to offer. Now it’s over to the public. Reviewing the shortlist and casting your vote for the YourNOVA Award is a wonderful way to experience creativity in its purest form. I encourage everyone to engage and see how these brilliant young minds are using challenger thinking to solve real-world problems that affect every one of us."
Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on the 4 July. The six awards include one overall winner, two runners up, the Unilever #Unstereotype Award, the Creative Review Innovation Award and the YourNOVA Award.
See the work at mullenlowenova.com and vote for your favourite before Tuesday 2 July. Here, we share just a few highlights.