Thursday, March 27, 2014

First Round Finalists for the Graphic 45 2014 Design Team!

Wahoooo!!!!!! I was sitting here at my computer watching the time click to 8:00 EST for the Graphic 45 Design Team first round finalists to be announced. Drumroll please…

Top 30 Finalists for the Design Team
This year we had the most amazing applicants, and this was the hardest year yet to narrow down to our Top 30 Design Team Finalists! Thanks to everyone who submitted, and we can't wait to see your next round of submissions, Top 30! Congratulations!
Top 30 Design Team Finalists (in alphabetical order)

1. Andrew Roberts - Australia
2. Angelica Stark - Sweden
3. Annette Green - USA
4. Bobbi Smith - USA
5. Donna Espiritu - Saudi Arabia
6. Emily Martina - USA
7. Erica Houghton - USA
8. Evgenia Petzer - South Africa
9. Ginger Ropp - USA
10. Ginny Nemchak - USA
11. Gunn-Eirill Gjelseth-Rauan - Norway 
12. Jarrier Angélique - France
13. Katie Zoey Ho - Singapore
14. Keri Sallee - USA
15. Lora Mahaffey - USA
16. Lori Williams - USA
17. Lydia Bernard - France
18. Maggi Harding - USA
19. Maggie Armstrong - New Zealand
20. Miranda Edney - USA
21. Nadya Lifa - Russia
22. Nichola Battilana - Canada
23. Raquel Martin Fernandez (Tati Scrap) - Spain
24. Rhea Freitag - USA
25. Romy Veul - The Netherlands
26. Solange Marques - Brazil
27. Song Li - USA
28. Tanya Dudkina - Ukraine
29. Trudi Harrison - Australia
30. Yumi Muraea - Japan
Graphic 45 Ambassadors
31. Jane Tregenza - Australia
32. Laura Denison - USA

Congrats to everyone! Please take the time, if you can, to visit each finalist's blog and leave them some well wishes into the final round.


  1. Congratulations Annette! I had no doubt you would make it to the final round. Good luck. Look forward to seeing what fun video you and Suki make this year.

  2. I had noooooo doubt in my mind you'd make that list! You're an amazing designer AND to top it off, an amazing individual. Seriously. COME TO PORTLAND ONE OF THESE DAYS!! But, after you get your round 2 stuff done first. ;)

  3. Congratulations on a very well deserved award and recognition of your talent, Annette!

  4. I was so happy to see your name in on the list!! Congrats!!

  5. Congrats on making it to the finalist round! Best of luck in the next one as well.

  6. WooooHOO! Congrats Annette! Saw you up on that list! Will be cheering for you! Good Luck in next round!

  7. Way to go Annette! Your creations were waaaay cool and very detailed! Can't wait to see what you do for round 2!

  8. Congrats Annette! Good Luck in next round to all!!!
    Kisses from Spain :)


Thanks for leaving a comment! If you have a question you would like answered, please e-mail me at