The Botanic Garden in Plovdiv has a new Logo
The name and logo competition for the Botanic garden in Plovdiv, organized by Agricultural University – Plovdiv and Speedflow Bulgaria, has officially ended. We would like to kindly thank all participants in the competition for their hard work, efforts and the time spent to help create the unique visual identity of the park.
The official deadline for the submission of the creative projects was December 10. We are truly impressed by the big number of applications received and by each participant’s thoughtful approach to the whole brief. 78 designers took part in the competition, 5 of which were teams of two, making the total number of submitted projects – 110!
The ten-member jury, chaired by Professor Hristina Yancheva Ph.D., undertook the difficult task to choose the best name and logo design among all proposals in the competition. The meeting was held on December 11 at the Rector’s Building of the Agricultural University. The jury comprised of Nata Ellis, Commercial Director of Speedflow Bulgaria, Vlad Ellis, CEO of Speedflow Bulgaria, habilitated lecturers on Botany, graphic design experts, students and volunteers from the Steering Committee for the Restoration of the Botanic garden.
The discussion was held behind closed doors and lasted for more than an hour.
Veneta Gergova graduated from the National Academy of Art, specialty Book, and Printed Graphics. She has 14 years of experience as an illustrator and graphic designer for the national newspaper 24 Chasa and Media Group Bulgaria.
The winner’s name and design were announced during the solemn graduation ceremony of the Agricultural University 2018 alumni, which took place on December 13, 2018, at the University premises. Speedflow Bulgaria CEO Vlad Ellis invited Veneta Gergova on stage and together with the Rector Prof. Dr. Hristina Yancheva awarded Veneta a Certificate for Best Design in The name and logo competition for the Botanic garden in Plovdiv.
During the official ceremony, 661 graduates of the Agricultural University-Plovdiv received their diplomas and celebrated together the good results they had achieved in the years of their studies. Among the guests was Mrs. Karina Angelieva, the Deputy Minister of Education and Science, who received a degree honoris causa for “Outstanding Achievements in the Development of the Internationalization and Boosting the Prestige of the Agricultural University – Plovdiv in Europe”.
We would like to cordially thank Veneta Gergova, Agricultural University – Plovdiv, the members of the jury and the organizers of the competition. All of you have contributed and continue to contribute to the revival of the Botanical Garden in Plovdiv, which now proudly has its own official graphic sign. We truly believe that from now on the park will get the much-needed recognition and popularity it deserves.
All projects received in the competition are available in the image gallery below:
January 17, 2019