Aly Khalifa, owner of Gamil Design, has been awarded a prestigious Eisenhower Fellowship for 2012. “Eisenhower Fellowships engages emerging leaders from around the world to enhance their professional capabilities, broaden their contacts, deepen their perspectives, and unite them in a diverse, global community – a network where dialogue, understanding, and collaboration lead to a more prosperous, just, and peaceful world.” …
A collaboration between Stefan Sagmeister and Matthias Ernstberger of Sagmeister Inc., Nick Herman, Aly Khalifa and Robert Shanks of Gamil Design, and FineLine Prototyping, the Vilcek Prize design was in itself given an award by the AIGA for 365:28 in Typographic Design.
ID Magazine’s 2007 Annual Design Review, July/Aug issue, gave design distinction to The Vilcek Award trophy (given annually to American immigrants who have made lasting contributions in the arts and sciences). Aly was hired by Stefan Sagmeister to be a part of the design team for the trophy, each of which is a unique form stemming from the prize-winner’s name. Gamil …
Gamil Design’s work on all of the collateral for the Smart Commute Campaign paid off, as the Triangle Transit Authority was recognized for their good looking and effective marketing and design.
The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design has award Gamila a Good Design award for The Teastick. The competition selected the Teastick out of hundreds of submissions ranging “from an airplane to a paperclip.” Awards will be posted on the Athenaeum website December 31.
Created by the Consumer Electronics Association, the Innovations Design and Engineering Awards program recognizes the most innovative consumer electronics products in 30 categories. Khalifa, being both an engineer and designer, will be comprehensively evaluating this year’s submissions for a variety of categories. Display of the finalists is one of the most popular exhibits at the annual International Consumer Electronics Show.
Each year the Independent Weekly gives a select few organizations an award to “honor a handful of people and projects [to] illustrate the creative spirit of the Triangle’s arts communities.” For 2005 Designbox was selected as one of them. Seearticle by Fiona Morgan.
The prestigious Innovations 2004 Design and Engineering Awards are given by the Consumer Electronics Association, and endorsed by the Industrial Designers Society of America. Aly has been asked to be on the panel of judges and to evaluate entries in several product areas from his design and engineering perspective.
The identity package for Bloodhound Software, Inc. won a silver award for it’s design. Incidentally, Classic Crest was the paper used for that identity package.