The SHAOLIN JAZZ – Album Cover Design Contest Winner: Shamona Stokes

DJ 2-Tone Jones and I would like to congratulate Shamona Stokes – the winner of The SHAOLIN JAZZ – Album Cover Design Contest.  We’d also like to thank all of the many designers for participating whose strong works made this decision a two day deliberation for 2-Tone and myself.  Let me emphasize – selecting ONE winner was crazy tough.

I’m sure some will, after seeing the other entries, question our decision and that’s cool especially after seeing those designers who also submitted a front and back cover.   However, the rules called for album covers and not a front and back – with the album cover front being what we based our judgement on.  Don’t get it twisted though, we really appreciate everyone’s efforts including the designers that went the extra mile and submitted two entries.

That said, and without getting into a list of details, we felt that Shamona’s album cover covered all of our criteria to a “T.”  To see more of Shamona’s work click here and if you’re interested in contacting her directly: shamona.stokes@gmail.com.

Shouts again to the designers who participated, VANS OTW and Staple Design for providing product and promo support, and the fans that have continued to support SHAOLIN JAZZ.  We’ve got some very cool creative extensions coming.

To see the full range of entries click here (in no particular order):

Designer: Sajad Safajooee, Contact: sajadsafajooee@gmail.com

Designer: Marcello Milteer, Site: japancinema.net, Contact: artstateofmind@gmail.com

Designer: Eugenia Clara, Site: eugeniaclara.com, Contact: eugeniaclarafendri@gmail.com

Designer: Eugenia Clara, Site: eugeniaclara.com, Contact: eugeniaclarafendri@gmail.com

Designer: Philip Austin, Site: asetdesigns.carbonmade.com, Contact: asetdesigns@gmail.com

Designer: Matt Stuckey, Site: befriendly.net , Contact: matt@befriendly.net

Designer: Girinath Gopinath, Site: jumpingcow.blogspot.com, Contact: girinathg@gmail.com

Designer: Girinath Gopinath, Site: jumpingcow.blogspot.com, Contact: girinathg@gmail.com

Designer: Anna Zukowska-Zysko, Site: studiolama.pl, Contact: annazysko@poczta.fm

Designer: Core Sandifer, Contact: the_1superman@yahoo.com

Designer: Core Sandifer, Contact: the_1superman@yahoo.com

Designer: Katrin Orav, Site: Katrin Orav, Contact: orav.katrin@gmail.com

Designer: Jon, Site: youandneru.com, Contact: jon@youandneru.com

Designer: Jon, Site: youandneru.com, Contact: jon@youandneru.com

Designer: Vassilina Pljonkina, Site: vasa.planet.ee, Contact: vasilina.pl@gmail.com

Designer: Mr Moosh, Contact: contactmrmoosh@gmail.com

Designer: Mr Moosh, Contact: contactmrmoosh@gmail.com

Designer: Luis Acosta, Site: onmygrizzly87.wordpress.com, Contact: laacostadesigns@gmail.com

Designer: Thomas Melendez Jr, Site: coroflot.com/tmj582, Contact: tmj582@hotmail.com

Designer: Thomas Melendez Jr, Site: coroflot.com/tmj582, Contact: tmj582@hotmail.com

Designer: Jean Mosambi, Site: JeanMosambi.com, Contact: jeanmosambi@gmail.com

Designer: Jean Mosambi, Site: JeanMosambi.com, Contact: jeanmosambi@gmail.com

Designer: Joe Joe, Contact: silodesigns@live.co.uk

Designer: Amy Lee, Site: amyleeanimation.com, Contact: amylee.graphics@gmail.com

Designer: Amy Lee, Site: amyleeanimation.com, Contact: amylee.graphics@gmail.com

Designer: Elle Kay, Contact: elleteekay@gmail.com

Designer: Victoria Salvadores, Site: estudio28.com.ar, Contact: vsalvadores@estudio28.com.ar

Designer: Victoria Salvadores, Site: estudio28.com.ar, Contact: vsalvadores@estudio28.com.ar

Designer: Gokusan, Site: groobeatssoundsystem.blogspot.com, Contact: groobeatsmusic@gmail.com

Designer: Gokusan, Site: groobeatssoundsystem.blogspot.com, Contact: groobeatsmusic@gmail.com

Designer: Patricia Zaid, Contact: patriciaziad@hotmail.co.uk

Designer: Patricia Zaid, Contact: patriciaziad@hotmail.co.uk

Designer: Dolly Bisala, Contact: dbisala@hotmail.com

Designer: Dolly Bisala, Contact: dbisala@hotmail.com

Designer: Chris Lo, Contact: chrislo@rogers.com

Designer: Chris Lo, Contact: chrislo@rogers.com

Designer: Chris Lo, Contact: chrislo@rogers.com

Designer: Chris Lo, Contact: chrislo@rogers.com

Designer: Luisa Simioni, Site: , Contact: luisasimioni@yahoo.it

Designer: Luisa Simioni, Site: , Contact: luisasimioni@yahoo.it

Designer: Leo Gee, Site: cleofusart.com, Contact: propsicola@gmail.com

Designer: Leo Gee, Site: cleofusart.com, Contact: propsicola@gmail.com

Designer: Marcus Miller, Contact: marcusmiller07@yahoo.com

Designer: Marcus Miller, Contact: marcusmiller07@yahoo.com

Designer: Mark Hayes, Site: theestablishmentmediagroup.com, Contact: mhayes68@bellsouth.net

Designer: Mark Hayes, Site: theestablishmentmediagroup.com, Contact: mhayes68@bellsouth.net

Designer: Patricio Torre, Contact: patriciotorre@gmail.com

Designer: Patricio Torre, Contact: patriciotorre@gmail.com

Designer: Rob Singleton, Site: weakbeast.tumblr.com, Contact: RobLSingleton@Gmail.com

Designer: Rob Singleton, Site: weakbeast.tumblr.com, Contact: RobLSingleton@Gmail.com

Designer: Terrence Knoles, Site: www.andthemdesign.com, Contact: tcknoles@gmail.com

Designer: Terrence Knoles, Site: www.andthemdesign.com, Contact: tcknoles@gmail.com

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Posted on August 10, 2011, in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 11 Comments.

  1. Wow! So much great covers, i am happy with the results! So the winner cover gets actual usage?

  2. Very cool. Dig the winning selection, good choice.

  3. Amazing, great contest, grat works, the winner design is awsome, I LIKE IT!

  4. Incredible work, incredible.

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