Our friends over at Poster for Tomorrow recently launched their 2011 edition: right for education call for entries. Submissions are accepted up until July 10th.
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To coincide with this year’s theme Poster for Tomorrow has launched and organized a series of workshops to promising design students in a myriad of African countries. Workshops have already been successfully held in Ghana, Guinea, and Morocco, with more to come in Botswana, Kenya, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Tunisia. The goal is to provide young African designers with a set of tools and contacts that will give them better access to the international market, and to set up a longer-term platform for design in their own countries.
Sappi Fine Paper North America is now accepting entries for their Ideas That Matter grant program. They started the program “to recognize and support designers who donate their time and talent to create communications materials for a wide range of charitable activities.” Applications for proposals must be postmarked by July 15. To find out more, you know the drill.
Image source: Studio Lin
Core77 Design Awards An Annual Celebration of Excellence, Enterprise and Intent is open for entries. May 3rd is the deadline. For more details, you know what to do.
It’s that time of the year again. ADC has their annual call for entries—this year being the ninth edition. ADC Young Guns is the only global, cross-disciplinary portfolio competition that identifies today’s vanguard of young creative professionals under 30 years of age. Deadline to enter is May 16th. For more details peep this.
Valerie Pettis has just been selected as a winner of Poster for Tomorrow’s international competition advocating the abolition of the Death Penalty. Her poster, entitled “Legal Murder Is Not Justice,” was chosen from among 2094 entries submitted by designers worldwide as one of the ten most outstanding (the highest category of the competition). Pettis’s stark, black and white design replaces the Greco-Roman columns of a hall of justice with coffins.
Poster for Tomorrow is an organization that promotes activism through socially relevant design and is currently touring both the top ten and top one hundred posters in thirty-five venues across the globe.
However, the posters have sparked controversy and of the roughly one hundred countries originally scheduled to participate many have now declined. Clandestine exhibitions were mounted in many of these places, including Syria, China, Malaysia and Iran where promoters (more…)
Now in their 4th Year Good 50X70 is open for submissions.
The poster for tomorrow competition for 2010 is now open for entries. This year the theme is the abolition of the death penalty. Learn how to participate here.
Excerpt from press release:
In 2009, countries with the highest number of executions were Iran (with at least 388 executions), Iraq (at least 120), Saudi Arabia (at least 69), and the United States (52). In China information regarding the death penalty remains a secret, but estimates show that China executes more people than the rest of the world combined.*
But there is hope—the number of people being executed around the world appears to be declining. And in December the United Nations will vote on a universal moratorium on the death penalty. (more…)
ADC Young Guns competition is looking for the best of the best. If your under 30 you qualify. Click here to enter. We’ve included some notable designers that have been named “Top Guns” below:
Young Guns 7: Veronica Fuerta
Young Guns 6: Alex Trochut
Young Guns 5: Alex Lin (more…)
Design 21 and IDEO have joined forces to host the Living Climate Change Video Challenge.
For details see below: (more…)
GOOD magazine, has teamed up with PRE and Studio X to launch a design competition that seeks to rebuild Haiti. The call for entries asks creatives to come up with strategic, organizational, institutional, and/or architectural solutions to assist Haiti in their recovery efforts.
The winner of this month’s competition will receive half of the pooled entry fees, while the remaining half of the entry fees will be donated to the Haitian relief effort. Submit your ideas here.