CATEGORIES / REQUIREMENTS / FEES


DESIGN

Design recognizes the art and practice of planning and projecting ideas and experiences with visual and textual content.

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NOTE: The exact same piece may only be entered into a maximum of three different categories per discipline (excluding Craft categories).



VERTICAL MARKETS
Entries from the same industries and categories will be grouped together during judging. When entering your work, you may select from a list of Vertical Market options.

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DESIGN

BRANDING

C01. Logo - $400 USD
A static or dynamic graphic image that identifies a company or product while also communicating the brand.


C02. Identity System - $550 USD
3-10 elements of an identity system for a brand (may include business cards, stationery, logo, network IDs, branding guidelines, etc.)


C03. Collateral Item - Single - $400 USD
A single element of a brand identity system, such as letterhead, a business card or other collateral.


C04. Corporate Communications - $400 USD
A company or organization's communications (printed or digital) to its shareholders (annual reports and corporate sustainability reports) or the public (brand books and identity guidelines).


C05. Rebranding - $550 USD
3-10 elements of a new identity system for an existing brand (may include business cards, stationery, logo, network IDs, branding guidelines, etc.). Must include examples of the previous branding.


C06. Brand Installations - $400 USD
Temporary or permanent content-rich experiences that connect people to a brand in an indoor or outdoor space. Includes pop-up stores, corporate events, exhibitions, trade show booths, street art or takeovers of public spaces.


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DESIGN

EDITORIAL

C07. Book Cover - $400 USD
Book jackets and covers designed for commercially available publications.


C08. Book Interior - $400 USD
Overall layout design for a commercially available book.


C09. Magazine Cover - $400 USD
Design of a commercially available magazine cover. Series may include multiple covers for a single issue or multiple issues of the same publication.


C10. Magazine Interior - $400 USD
Overall layout design for a commercially available magazine.


C11. Digital Publications - $400 USD
Overall layout design and functionality of e-books, digital magazines and catalogues.


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DESIGN

TYPOGRAPHY

C12. Typeface Design - $400 USD
A new font or family of fonts.


C13. Static - $400 USD
A non-moving type-based composition for a brand. It can be stand-alone or incorporated into a larger design. Includes printed, digital, and 3D objects.


C14. Dynamic / In Motion - $400 USD
An animated (kinetic) type composition for a brand. It can be stand-alone or incorporated into a larger design.


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DESIGN

PROMOTIONAL

C15. Posters - Single - $400 USD
A poster created for a brand (company or individual) with the intent of promoting a product or service.


C16. Posters - Series - $550 USD
A series of 3-5 posters created for a brand (company or individual) with the intent of promoting a product or service.


C17. Posters - Extended Series - $650 USD
A series of 6-20 posters or pieces of ambient media created for a brand (company or individual) with the intent of promoting a product or service.


C18. Periodicals - Full Page or Spread - $400 USD
Full page or spread in a magazine or newspaper promoting a product, service, or message.


C19. Booklets, Brochures, & Product Catalogues - $400 USD
Communications in the form of a booklet, brochure, catalogue, or other bound printed material.


C20. Collateral Items - Single or Series - $400 USD
Physical items created for a brand with the goal of promoting a product or service.


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DESIGN

PACKAGING

C21. Mass-market - $400 USD
Packaging for a commercially available product or line of products.


C22. Specialty - $400 USD
Packaging for a limited-distribution or limited-edition product or line of products.


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DESIGN

DATA VISUALIZATION

C23. Static - $400 USD
Visual representation of data generated by a brand. Includes charts, maps, graphs, etc.


C24. Dynamic - $400 USD
Flexible visual representation of data generated in response to user interaction. Includes custom content and user-generated content.


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DESIGN

DIGITAL DESIGN

C25. Digital Design - $400 USD
The aesthetics of a website, app, game, or utility.


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DESIGN

EXPERIENTIAL / ENVIRONMENTAL

C26. Ambient Media - Single - $400 USD
A single element of environmental design including billboards, transit, kiosks, and other ambient media.


C27. Ambient Media - Series - $550 USD
A series of 3-5 elements of environmental design including billboards, transit, kiosks, and other ambient media.


C28. Indoor Spaces - $400 USD
Temporary or permanent immersive experiential indoor spaces such as live events, exhibitions, interior architecture, art interventions, etc.


C29. Outdoor Spaces - $400 USD
Temporary or permanent immersive experiential outdoor spaces such as live events, exhibitions, architecture, art interventions, etc.


C30. Wayfinding - $400 USD
A system of signage used to guide the user through an environment by using landmarks, signs and pathways. Can be indoor or outdoor, temporary or permanent.


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MOVING IMAGE

C31. Single - $400 USD
A single moving image-based work that communicates a brand's message. Includes live-action, animation, music videos, network IDs, interstitials, show reels, etc.


C32. Series - $550 USD
A series of 3-5 moving image-based works that communicate a brand's message. Includes live-action, animation, music videos, network IDs, interstitials, show reels, etc.


C33. Title Sequences - $400 USD
Opening or ending title sequences developed for film, television or internet release.


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DESIGN

CRAFT

C34. Art Direction - Single or Series - $400 USD
Exemplary communication of the overall visual appearance of a work or works.


C35. Illustration - Single or Series - $400 USD
Exemplary use of illustration to bring an idea to life. Can be a stand-alone work or incorporated into a larger design.


C36. Photography - Single or Series - $400 USD
Exemplary use of photography to bring an idea to life. Can be a stand-alone work or incorporated into a larger design.


C37. Animation - Single or Series - $400 USD
Exemplary use of animation to bring an idea to life. Can be a stand-alone work or incorporated into a larger design.


C38. Printing & Paper Craft - Single or Series - $400 USD
Work that features the application of specialized skills, technologies and other uses of paper and printing techniques (screen printing, laser cutting, embossing, 3D printing).


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INNOVATION IN DESIGN

C39. Print - $400 USD
Physical design that explores new ideas, devices, or methods in its execution and pushes the boundaries of the medium.


C40. Digital - $400 USD
Digital design that explores new ideas, devices, or methods in its execution and pushes the boundaries of the medium.


C41. Experiential / Environmental - $400 USD
Immersive experiences that explore new ideas, devices, or methods in their execution and push the boundaries of the medium.


C42. Moving Image - $400 USD
Moving image work that explores new ideas, devices, or methods in its execution and pushes the boundaries of the medium.


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