Show 2018: Call for Entries

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Before you begin...

Please have your entries prepared before continuing:
Title of entry, entry category, entry description, and collaborators on the project.
Images must follow the naming convention "LastName_FirstName_1.jpg" (.gif and .png also accepted) and be 800K max in file size.
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Call for Entries, Dates

Professional Entries: Monday, August 13th, 2018 through Friday August 24th, 2018
Late Professional Entries: Monday, August 27th, 2018 through Friday September 7th, 2018
Student Entries: Monday, August 27th, 2018 through Friday September 21st, 2018 

Fees

AIGA Members $40/entry (students $25)

Non-members $55/entry (students $30) 

Professional entries submitted after August 24th will incur a $5 late fee.

Categories

APP/SOFTWARE, GAME, VR, AR
Layout and functionality of apps, software, games, AR/VR intended for desktop, mobile, tabletop or other platforms.

APPAREL
Clothing and accessories. (t-shirts, polos, hats, socks, tie, etc.)

BOOK
Cover designs and/or interior layouts of published books. Please indicate if you designed the interior, cover or both.

CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS
Newsletters, emails, standards manuals, press kits, sales kits, brochures, annual reports, investor communications, etc.

EXPERIMENTAL/UNPUBLISHED
Professional work that has not been produced, for whatever reason; or work that is of a purely conjectural or entertaining nature.

IDENTITY SYSTEM
Branding executed in stationary system (i.e. business cards, letterhead, envelope, etc. - stickers, etc. should be included in promotional design)

ILLUSTRATION
Pictorial matter used to explain or decorate a text/layout. May include drawing, painting, pen-and-ink, woodcut, mixed media, etc.

INFORMATION DESIGN
Charts, maps, graphs, schedules, forms and way-finding systems that intend to clarify the complex.


LOGO DESIGN
Individual logos consisting of a mark and/or typography (not icon illustrations).

MOTION/VIDEO
Animated motion graphics, special effects, videos.

PACKAGING/MERCHANDISE/PRODUCT
Consumer/promotional materials including, packaging, swag, labels, boxes, bags, music albums, 3D items.

PHOTOGRAPHY
Published photos including architecture, lifestyle, still life, etc.

POSTER
Though frequently a part of promotional design, this medium deserves its own category. Must be larger than 11" x 17". Anything 11" x 17" and below should be entered into the promotional design category.

PROMOTION/ADVERTISING DESIGN
Works designed to introduce, sell or promote products, ideas, or events. May include print advertising, flyers, invitations, announcements

PUBLICATION
Magazine, Newspaper (whole issues or individual articles)/Catalogs/Journals.

SELF-PROMOTION
Created by the entrant to promote the entrant.

SIGNAGE/ENVIRONMENTAL/EXPERIENCE
Installation of signage, wayfinding systems, multiple media or a single medium engaging an audience intellectually and emotionally. Includes installations, interiors, exteriors, vehicles and other real-time experiences.

WEB DESIGN
Websites intended for desktop, mobile, or other platforms.




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