2012 Special Awards


The Website Magazine, Special Award of Distinction

CRITERIA: The winner will be chosen by the Website Magazine Staff

AWARD BENEFITS:

  • The winner will receive a matted certificate with the Website Magazine Logo
  • Special Showcase on the Horizon Interactive Awards website
  • 1 year, professional level subscription to the Website Magazine

ABOUT WEBSITE MAGAZINE: Website Magazine is the one magazine to focus exclusively on the business of running a website: tips for successful websites, solutions for enhancing website traffic, the latest Internet industry trends and statistics, as well as news analysis on the Internet industry.


Depositphotos "Best Use of Photography" Award

CRITERIA: The winner will be chosen by the Depositphotos Staff

AWARD BENEFITS:

  • The winner will receive a matted certificate with the Depositphotos Logo
  • Special Showcase on the Horizon Interactive Awards website
  • FREE 1 Month Subscription to dowload stock images from depositphotos.com

ABOUT DEPOSIT PHOTOS: Depositphotos is your #1 resource for buying and selling royalty-free photographs and vector images. Our vast library of imagestock coupled with our wide variety of flexible purchase options makes us the most convenient and profitable tool for designers, artists and photographers.


Cristaux, International "Best of Show"Award

CRITERIA: The winner will be chosen by Horizon Interactive Awards Judging panel. The 1 entry that rises above all others in terms of design, content, functionality and creativity will be honored with this distinction.

AWARD BENEFITS:

  • The winner will receive a matted certificate
  • The winner will receive up to 3 complimentary, one of a kind, special statues
  • Special Showcase on the Horizon Interactive Awards website
  • Promotion in press releases on the web and other industry publications and outlets

ABOUT CRISTAUX INC: About Cristaux International: Cristaux International is a designer and manufacturer of eight unique and specialized divisions specializing in unique and custom crystal and glass products.

Fonts.com "Best use of Typography"Award

CRITERIA: The winner will be chosen by the fonts.com staff & the Horizon Judging Panel. Entries will be judged by their creative use of type as well as overall aesthetics, balance and uniqueness.

JUDGES: The Horizon Interactive Awards Judging Panel and Dan Rhatigan, type director at Monotype

About Dan Rhatigan Daniel Rhatigan is a type director at Monotype Imaging, based in the UK. He worked as a designer and typographer in Boston and New York for 15 years before coming to study at the University of Reading, and then research and design non-Latin typeface families, concentrating on Indic scripts. He also lectures on typography and branding in the Netherlands and the UK.

AWARD BENEFITS: The winner will receive a matted certificate with the fonts.com Logo FREE one year Standard Fonts.com Web Fonts subscription offering 250,000 page-views per month. Special Showcase on the Horizon Interactive Awards website

ABOUT FONTS.COM: The Fonts.com store from Monotype Imaging offers more than 150,000 font products for you to preview, purchase and download. You can also learn about new typeface releases and discover typographic tips and techniques.

GraphicDesign.com Award of Distinction

CRITERIA: The winner will be chosen by the GraphicDesign.com staff & the Horizon Judging Panel. Entries will be judged by their overall aesthetics, graphic design qualities and uniqueness.

JUDGES: The Horizon Interactive Awards Judging Panel and the GraphicDesign.com staff

AWARD BENEFITS:

  • The winner will receive a matted certificate with the GraphicDesign.com Logo
  • Special Showcase on the Horizon Interactive Awards website

 

ABOUT GRAPHICDESIGN.COM: GraphicDesign.com is a leading source of news and information devoted entirely to the graphic design industry. Employers, students, and freelancers come to GraphicDesign.com to read and discuss current news, information, and events in the graphic design industry.

Horizon Interactive Awards, International Award of Distinction

CRITERIA: The winner will be from outside the USA and will be chosen on the basis of overall design, creativity and communication of message.

JUDGES: The Horizon Interactive Awards Judging Panel

AWARD BENEFITS:

  • The winner will receive a matted certificate with the special award distinction
  • Special Showcase on the Horizon Interactive Awards website