Communication Design News
Posterheroes 2022 Deadline Extended
The deadline for the call Posterheroes: Mindful or Mind Full?, the eleventh edition of the international poster contest, is extended to September 30th, 2022.
The Type Directors Club's TDC68 & 25TDC Open for Entries
The Type Directors Club has opened the call for entries for its global TDC68 Communications Design and 25TDC Typeface Design competitions.
Checkland Kindleysides Launches World's First Autofocal Eyewear Brand 'Morrow'
Checkland Kindleysides has launched Morrow - the world's first Autofocal eyewear brand. The Autofocal Eyewear has lenses that switch between near and far vision, at just the click of a button.
iF Design Award 2022
The iF Design Award 2022 is now open for submissions. First awarded in 1953, the iF Design Award is the oldest independent design seal in the world. It is a symbol of outstanding design achievements that focuses on the innovative power of design.
Taipei International Design Award 2021: Call for Entries
The Taipei International Design Award (TIDA) 2021 is now open for submissions.
Fight the Man: Posters & Politics of the 1960s & '70s
The political posters of the 1960s and '70s defined a generation, helping shape contemporary politics. Join Poster House Collections Manager Melissa Walker as she examines mid-century presidential election posters, including the Nixon, JFK, and Reagan campaigns.
UCDA Design Conference 2021
The 2021 UCDA Design Conference will be held October 2-5 at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, Colorado. The event offers an in-depth look at the issues and trends in design and communication communities, both in and out of educational institutions.
The 10th edition of Posterheroes, an international contest about social communication that calls for posters about social and environmental issues, is open for submissions for one more week.
Taiwan International Graphic Design Award 2021
Taiwan International Graphic Design Award (TiGDA) 2021 is now open for submissions. Now in its 10th year, the competition is open to designers from all regions and countries.
RGD In-House Design Awards 2021
The Association of Registered Graphic Designers' (RGD) In-House Design Awards recognizes the excellence of internal creative agencies leveraging effective communication design to achieve the goals of the companies, governments, nonprofits and other organizations and institutions they work for.
RGD's In-House Design Conference Returns Virtually This June
The Association of Registered Graphic Designers' (RGD) In-House Design Conference, taking place from June 7 to 11, has much to offer to creatives acting as in-house design department of one or are part of a design team that spans multiple offices around the world.
The One Club Launches 'WE ARE ONE' to Rally Creatives Against Hate
The One Club for Creativity has announced 'WE ARE ONE,' a new initiative to rally creatives around the world to take a collective stand against racism and intolerance, and use their unique talents to spread that message globally.
iF DESIGN AWARD 2021 Winners Unveiled
iF has unveiled the winners of its 67th iF DESIGN AWARD. This year, the competition received close to 10,000 products and projects, which were evaluated by 98 international design experts on the iF Jury. The 75 most outstanding works have been honored with the highest award, the iF gold award 2021.
hcma Unveils Refreshed Identity
hcma has launched a new brand identity that moves away from the stark visual conventions of the firm's architecture roots in favour of a warmer, more approachable look and feel that's rooted in moments of connection.
Red Dot Award: Brands & Communication Design 2021
Submissions are now open for the 2021 Red Dot Brands & Communication Design Award. Designers, agencies and companies are invited to enter their communication design works and their integrated brand designs.
Creative Communication Award 2021
The Creative Communication Award has launched its third edition, inviting professional and student creatives from all around the world to submit their most innovative and compelling designs for consideration.
SMPS Marketing Communications Awards 2021
The 44th annual SMPS Marketing Communications Awards is now open for submissions. The program provides an unparalleled opportunity for professionals to showcase their best marketing practices and to educate the industry about the critical role of marketing in successful firms.
COLLINS Reimagines the Classical Concert Experience for San Francisco Symphony
COLLINS has partnered with the internationally acclaimed San Francisco Symphony to affirm that classical music is a relevant and evolving art form - completely reimagining the organization's brand and mission as a model for the future.
Good Design Australia Launches 2021 Good Design Awards
Good Design Australia is calling for entries for the 2021 Good Design Awards. The Awards are globally respected for the high standard of design evaluation and attract new and innovative design projects from around the world each year.
BICeBé International Poster Call 2021
The Biennial of Poster Bolivia BICeBé has announced the International Poster Call BICeBé 2021 and invites graphic designers from all over the world to participate.
Communication Arts 62nd Annual Photography Competition: Call for Entries
Communication Arts magazine is calling for entries for its 62nd annual Photography Competition. Any photograph first published or produced from March 2020 through March 2021 is eligible.
Limited Edition NASA Center Poster Series Launch
NASA Gear has announced the NASA Center Poster Series by Neal Williams. In conjunction with the NASA Ames Research Center Exchange, Oxcart Assembly - a collective of designers, thinkers, and doers - has conceptualized a set of high quality, limited-edition collectible posters hand-drawn by artist Neal Williams of Epic Problems Print Shop and Design Studio.
European Design Awards 2021
The 2021 European Design Awards is now open for entries. The annual award aims to bring together the best examples of communication design in Europe.
Letterpress Studio Tour with Dafi Kühne
Join Swiss poster designer Dafi Kühne on a tour through his vast letterpress studio, where he designs and produces hand-printed cultural posters. Dafi will open his studio doors, show us around, and talk about his process and his approach to making letterpress printed posters in the 21st century.
2020 Winners of the Creative Communication Award Announced
The Creative Communication Award has announced the winners in its 2020 edition, representing the very best campaigns, creative solutions and ideas, across eighteen different categories in communication design.
SEGD Global Design Awards 2021
The Society for Experiential Graphic Design (SEGD) is calling for entries for its 2021 Global Design Awards. The Awards honor design work that connects people to place by providing direction, storytelling, and compelling experiences in public spaces.
International Foodicons Challenge
The Lexicon, in partnership with Adobe, The Noun Project and AIGA, has launched a global challenge that invites designers to develop a shared, open-source, and royalty-free iconographic language of food to be unveiled at the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit.
D&AD Annual Goes Digital for 2020
D&AD has launched its 58th Annual for free, in an exclusively digital format. Designed by Studio Dumbar, the digital Annual continues to showcase the best creative work from across the design and advertising industry, while offering additional interactive features that provide a deeper exploration of creative excellence.
Studio Blackburn Rebrands Renewable Energy Supplier So Energy
Studio Blackburn recently rebranded renewable energy supplier So Energy. The studio delivered a radical new brand positioning, visual identity, website and extensive marcomms plan aimed at driving customer acquisition.
The Type Directors Club's TDC67 & 24TDC Open for Entries
The Type Directors Club's TDC67 and 24TDC, the biggest and most respected awards in the world of type design and typography, are now open for entries.