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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

The specific industry to which your promoted product or service relates. When entering your work, you may select from a list of Vertical Market options.

NOTE: The exact same piece may NOT be entered into different Vertical Markets.

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DESIGN

BRANDING

DE_01: Logo - $450 USD
A graphic image that identifies a company or product. Includes static and dynamic logos.


DE_02: Branded Item - $450 USD
An individual component of the identity system of a brand, product, or service. Includes physical collateral such as letterhead, business cards, uniforms, giveaways, etc. or digital items.


DE_03: Identity System - $600 USD
2-20 elements of the identity system for a brand, product, or service. May include business cards, stationery, logo, network IDs, branding guidelines, etc.


DE_04: Rebranding - $600 USD
2-20 elements of a new identity system for an existing brand, product, or service. Entries must include examples of the previous branding for comparison (the original branding will not be judged). May include business cards, stationery, logo, network IDs, branding guidelines, etc.


DE_05: Corporate Communications - $450 USD
A company or organization's communications to its shareholders or the public. Includes printed or digital annual reports, corporate sustainability reports, brand books, and identity guidelines.


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EDITORIAL

DE_06: Books - $450 USD
Overall design for a commercially available book or series of books. Includes book cover design.


DE_07: Magazines & Newspapers - $450 USD
Overall design for a commercially available magazine or newspaper. Includes cover design.


DE_08: Digital Publications - $450 USD
Overall layout design and functionality of e-books, digital magazines and catalogues.


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TYPOGRAPHY

DE_09: Typeface Design - $450 USD
A new font or family of fonts.


DE_10: Static - $450 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.


DE_11: Dynamic / In Motion - $450 USD
An animated (kinetic) type composition for a brand. It can be stand-alone or incorporated into a larger design.


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PROMOTIONAL

DE_12: Posters - Single - $450 USD
A printed poster displayed on a vertical surface with the intent of promoting a brand, product, service, or message.


DE_13: Posters - Series - $600 USD
A series of 2-10 printed posters displayed on a vertical surface with the intent of promoting a brand, product, service, or message.


DE_14: Print Advertisements - $450 USD
Full page, spread, or small space advertisement in a magazine or newspaper promoting a product, service, or message.


DE_15: Booklets & Brochures - $450 USD
Printed or digital communications containing information about a brand, product, service, or message. Includes multi-page catalogues, pamphlets, booklets, brochures, etc.


DE_16: Collateral Items - $450 USD
Physical items created to promote a brand, product, service, or message.


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PACKAGING

DE_17: Mass-market - $450 USD
Packaging for a commercially available product or line of products. Mass-market items are produced on a large scale and aimed at a wide consumer base.


DE_18: Specialty - $450 USD
Limited-edition packaging produced for a niche market. Includes commercially available and promotional products.


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DESIGN

DATA VISUALIZATION

DE_19: Static or Dynamic - $450 USD
Creative visual representation of data. Can be static or dynamic forms of charts, maps, graphs, custom content, etc.


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DIGITAL DESIGN

DE_20: Digital Design - $450 USD
The aesthetics of a website, app, game, utility, or other digital branded collateral item.


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OUT OF HOME

DE_21: Single - $450 USD
A single element of environmental design including billboards, transit, kiosks, and other ambient media.


DE_22: Series - $600 USD
A series of 2-10 elements of environmental design including billboards, transit, kiosks, and other ambient media.


DE_23: Brand Installations - $450 USD
Temporary or permanent immersive experiences that connect people to a brand, product, service, or message in an indoor or outdoor space. Includes pop-up stores, corporate events, trade show booths, street art or takeovers of public spaces.


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SPATIAL DESIGN

DE_24: Experiential & Immersive - $450 USD
A physical space temporarily used to connect people to a brand, product, service, or message. Includes live events, exhibitions, art interventions, responsive environments, etc.


DE_25: Architecture - $450 USD
Design of permanent or long-term structures for a brand or organization. Includes buildings and landscapes for public and private facilities.


DE_26: Wayfinding - $450 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

DE_27: Single - $450 USD
A single moving image-based work that communicates a brand's message. Includes live-action, animation, music videos, network IDs, interstitials, show reels, title sequences, etc.


DE_28: Series - $600 USD
A series of 2-5 moving image-based works that communicate a brand's message. Includes live-action, animation, music videos, network IDs, interstitials, show reels, title sequences, etc.


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DESIGN

CRAFT

DE_29: Art Direction - $450 USD
Communication of the overall visual appearance of a work or works.


DE_30: Illustration - $450 USD
Use of illustration to bring an idea to life. Can be a stand-alone work or incorporated into a larger design.


DE_31: Photography - $450 USD
Use of photography to bring an idea to life. Can be a stand-alone work or incorporated into a larger design.


DE_32: Animation - $450 USD
Use of animation to bring an idea to life. Can be a stand-alone work or incorporated into a larger design.


DE_33: Printing & Paper Craft - $450 USD
Work that features the application of specialized skills, technologies and other uses of paper and printing techniques. Includes 3D printing.


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INNOVATION

DE_34: Innovation in Design - $450 USD
Design that explores new ideas, devices, or methods in its execution and pushes the boundaries of the discipline.


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