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Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Urban Forest Project

San Francisco has joined the growing list of cities to launch the ‘Urban Forest Project’— an initiative of Worldstudio.

Each local project incorporates an environmental call to action such as tree planting initiatives. The program can easily be adapted to address a number of green and creative initiatives in a variety of ways to shape a project that is unique and expressive of the local community.

The deadline for this initiative is June 12th. To learn more click here.


posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 9:55 am  

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Call For Entries: American Graphic Design Awards

Spanning four decades, this design competition honors outstanding work in print, packaging, and interactive design. Deadline for submissions is June 10th. To learn more on the specifics click here.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 9:03 am  

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

NYC vs. London

Back in February we wrote about ‘Secret Wars’ a freestyle event that brings creatives together to battle it out on a blank 20 foot canvass.

From June 12–22 Secret Wars will be hosting a series of events culminating into a final throw-down between NYC and London-based artists. For more details you know what to do.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 3:26 pm  

Monday, May 18, 2009

210 Posters for Good

Good 50X70 has announced the final selections in their annual poster competition geared to raise awareness on 7 endorsed social/environmental issues. You can see the results here.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 8:28 am  

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Call For Entries: Cause/affect

Cause/affect is a biennial graphic design competition which celebrates the work of designers and organizations who set out to positively impact our society.

Entry Deadline is June 19th. Find out more here.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 9:12 am  

Monday, May 11, 2009

Call For Entries: Ideas that Matter

A decade ago, Sappi launched Ideas that Matter, the design industry’s only grant program geared at helping designers use their talents for social good. To date, Ideas that Matter has awarded $9 million worldwide in grants supporting a myriad of causes around the world. To learn more click here.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 6:48 am  

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Goods for the Greater Good

Social Designer strives to spark new thinking about the issues that matter most by encouraging the design community to create fun, socially-relevant graphics for apparel, canvass bags, and many other things. Find out more here.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 11:03 am  

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

ellesse collaborates with top creatives

In addition to Si Scott, Ellesse has added two more creative talents Kate Gibb and Babis Alexiadis to help promote their 50th Anniversary Design Competition.

YOU STILL HAVE TIME: The deadline to enter the competition has been pushed to May 10th; all you have to do is create a piece of art or design to commemorate the ellesse 50th anniversary inspired by the brand’s Italian heritage and sporting roots in tennis. (more…)

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 7:54 am  

Friday, April 10, 2009

Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2009

Particularly in times of crisis a coherent brand presence becomes a survival strategy and successful communication design one of the most important differentiating tools in order to survive in the market.

However, good achievement always requires international comparison. With the “red dot award: communication design” we offer you the opportunity to have your work, along with (more…)

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 12:00 pm  

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Are you a Young Gun?

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 6: Alex Trochut
Young Guns 5: Alex Lin (more…)

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 7:22 am  
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