Young Guns 7 WINNERS

2009: Beginning this year, Young Guns became an annual competition. Its international growth continued to shine, with nearly half of all entries coming from outside of the United States. For the first time ever, the top scoring Young Guns 7 winners were awarded grants, with project funding being awarded to visual artist Siggi Eggertsson, director duo Fx&Mat and designer Mario Hugo. The Young Guns 7 ceremony and party took place on October 21, 2009.


Lindsay Ballant

Lindsay Ballant is an art director and designer with a passion for journalism and storytelling. Most recently, she was the creative director of Foreign Policy (FP), where she oversaw a complete overhaul of the title’s print and web entities. Previous to this, she was in San Francisco as a Code for America fellow, and for a decade worked on staff at various titles such as Newsweek, Print magazine, and The New York Times Magazine, as well as an adjunct professor at the School of Visual Arts in New York. She has been invited to judge numerous design and illustration competitions, and has received awards from the Society of Publication Designers, the National Magazine Awards, AIGA, Communication Arts, I.D. magazine, Print magazine, the Type Directors Club and the Art Director’s Club. She also collaborates on other political and cultural web-based projects under the moniker of Public Service Bureau. She is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts in New York with a dual major in advertising and graphic design, and lives in Washington, D.C.




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