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2019 Winners

Creative Bath Student

Sponsor:

Winner:

Diego Maeso

“Such vibrant, striking work from a young photographer. These exceptional shots are incredibly brave and impactful. Diego is one to watch.”

@dee_maeso

www.diegomaeso.com

Agency

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Edit

“After a very successful merger, Edit has demonstrated clear achievements, won some impressive clients and made big contributions to the city – all in a relatively short amount of time.”

@edit_agency    www.edit.co.uk

Highly Commended: SearchStar

App

Winner:

Pure Planet

“An innovative app which is gaining traction, saving time and money while solving customer issues. Clever thinking, highly efficient.”

@joinpureplanet

purepla.net

Architecture

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DKA

“DKA is an impressive practice, producing beautiful, functional work. They also have a great ethos of sharing knowledge and mentoring students. A feel-good company with soul.”

@DKA_Architects

www.dka.co.uk

Art

Winner:

River is the Venue

“An intrinsically Bath-centric arts project using clever methods to engage local people with local places. RIV connects people across all generations and makes art relevant for everyone.”

@ARTofRIV    www.riveristhevenue.co.uk

Highly Commended: Drawing Projects UK

Creative Arts organisation

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BA1 Radio

“A simple, creative idea which helps to break the tricky cycle of gaining work experience in a notoriously hard-to-crack industry. Great content professionally delivered by locals, to locals.”

@ba1radio

ba1.radio

Creative Space

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Winner:

Bath Artists' Studios

“Bath Artists’ Studios helps to keep our best creatives local and should be strongly encouraged. It offers good value space in the city and a home for passionate creators.”

@BathArtists     

bathartistsstudios.co.uk

Creativity for good

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Designability

“Designability’s work has a huge impact. Using tech and creativity to push boundaries, this team helps people living with disabilities and literally transforms lives."

@DesignabilityUK     www.designability.org.uk

Highly Commended: Action on Hearing Loss

Designer

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Winner:

NatAlt Design

“Immensely fun, bringing an edginess to infographics and note-based projects, which can traditionally be sterile. Nat has a very distinctive style which is instantly recognisable. Vibrant and clever.”

@natalt

www.natalt.co.uk

Film, TV and Video

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We Are Reach

“Great storytelling from a hugely impressive team which is growing fast. These guys produce world standard content in Bath and are trusted by a huge brand.”

@we_are_reach    

wearereach.co.uk

Founder Entrepreneur

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Winner:

Nathan Baranowski, OJO Solutions

“Nathan has taken strong leadership of the company. The company has seen exciting growth and is going from strength to strength.”

@ojosolutions

www.ojosolutions.com

Innovation Award

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BuroHappold Engineering

“Stand-out projects, genius problem solving. BuroHappold are bringing as much to Bath as they are to iconic international landscapes – true excellence in innovation, tech, design and build.”

@burohappold

www.burohappold.com

 

Inspiration: Inspired by Sue East

Winner:

Penny Hay, 5x5x5=creativity

“Penny is a truly inspirational force. Her work with 5x5x5=creativity brings people together, challenging the way we view creativity in education – both for children and adults. A shining example of creativity in Bath!”

@5x5x5create    www.5x5x5creativity.org.uk

Highly Commended: Charlotte Godfrey

Maker

Winner:

Freda Silk

“Freda Silk is doing more than just supplying customers with pretty clothing: its challenging industry conventions and fighting for diversity in dance. A beautiful product.”

@Freda_Silk

www.fredasilk.com

Marketing Campaign

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Winner:

Ready

“What this team have done with the budget available is phenomenal. The results of this campaign were impressive, especially given the tough market – their outcomes were astounding.”

@readyagency  

www.weareready.com

Performance: Dance, Music & Theatre

Winner:

Natural Theatre Company

“This company brings world-class theatre to people on the streets, both in Bath and worldwide. Breaking down the barriers to enjoying performance – brilliant!”

    @naturaltheatre    www.naturaltheatre.co.uk

Highly Commended: Beyond the Horizon

Photography

Winner:

Soul Media

“Soul Media captures exceptional, beautiful images in difficult live settings. It provides clever marketing guidance to clients without being pushy.”

@SoulMediaUK

www.soul-media.co.uk

Publisher

Winner:

Ad Hoc Fiction

“A small, independent publisher flying the flag for short fiction and flash fiction – who knew this genre was so alive in Bath? A brilliant 2018!”

@AdHocFiction

www.adhocfiction.com

Startup

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Lucy Jane Photography

“What’s more creative than taking a range of artistic skills and turning them into a real business? Lucy’s magazine Kickstarter was a huge success – you can really see/feel the quality. She’s one to watch!”

@Flourish_Lucy

www.lucy-janephotography.com

Website

Winner:

Rocketmakers

“A site with incredibly high build quality and astonishing details. Rocketmakers are using innovative techniques, backed by clever thinking and distinctive design.”

@rocketmakers

www.rocketmakers.com

Young Creative

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Winner:

Odette Smaldon, Design by Odette

“Odette is a real emerging talent. Her vision for a future where plastic is treasured is inspiring. Great success in her first year with cleverly made, functional items stocked locally and online.”

www.odettesmaldon.com