Get Out There and Win Something, Won’t You?


ID’s Annual Design Review
Challenge: “Since 1954, the Annual Design Review has recognized the best in product, furniture, graphic and environment design, from the iconic to the obscure.”
Deadline: December 1, 2007
Fame or Fortune: Published in ID‘s August 2008 issue

Print’s Creativity+Commerce
Challenge: “The newest and fastest growing of our design competitions. It brings together for the first time the full range of work done for corporate clients around the world, from print ads, corporate identities, and flyers to animated short films, websites, and interactive games–and much more.”
Deadline: December 3, 2007
Fame or Fortune: Published in Print’s October 2008 issue

SXSW Web Awards
Challenge: “Uncovering the best new websites and celebrating those who are building and implementing tomorrow’s online trends.”
Deadline: December 14, 2007
Fame or Fortune: Awards show at SXSW, free trip to Austin in 2009

Type Directors Club
Challenge: Typography in posters, ID, books, media, stationery, etc.; typeface design in text, display, type systems
Deadline: December 14, 2007 typefaces; January 8, 2008 type design
Fame or Fortune: TDC Annual, traveling exhibition

Society of Publication Designers
Challenge: “The most outstanding editorial design created for publications in all areas, including: consumer, trade, corporate, and newspapers.”
Deadline: January 4, 2008
Fame or Fortune: Published in SPD Annual, partytime

Metropolis NextGen: Focus on Water
Challenge: “We call on your innovative design solutions at all scales and sizes–products, interiors, buildings, landscapes, communication systems, or anything else you’ve dreamed up–for handling this most precious and most threatened natural resource.”
Deadline: January 4, 2008
Fame or Fortune: $10,000 seed money, published in Metropolis

ADC Annual
Challenge: “Enter your Advertising, Design, Interactive, Photography and Illustration, even unpublished work in Playground. There are also breakout categories, ADC Hybrid and ADC Design Sphere, and sponsored awards from Corbis and Yahoo!”
Deadline: January 18, 2008, January 31 for students
Fame or Fortune: Published in ADC Annual, parties galore, traveling exhibition, possession of the coveted “Cube”

One Show
Challenge: “Sets the industry standard for creative excellence with categories including print, television radio, outdoor, innovative media and marketing, and integrated branding,” plus a separate design competition
Deadline: January 31, 2008
Fame or Fortune: One Show Annual, awards show, traveling exhibition, possession of “Pencil”

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