Varoom 38: The Activism Issue
Varoom's Autumn 2018 issue is packed with rich imagery and insightful comment. The magazine's new Editor, Olivia Ahmad has curated a fascinating selection of artwork and viewpoints for this Activism issue, from the Middle Eastern comics collective battling state censorship and prosecution to Tara Books feminist adaptations of traditional Indian stories.
The Young Guns 16 Finalists Announced
The One Club has revealed the finalists for its 16th Young Guns, the industry's only global, cross-disciplinary, portfolio-based awards competition that identifies and celebrates today's vanguard of young creatives age 30 and under.
McCann London and D&AD New Blood Shift Launch the Ultimate Unbiased Recruitment Tool
McCann London has teamed up with D&AD New Blood Shift to launch Kkaptionn: the comic book with no words. The comic was created to smash all bias and advocate true Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace.
Michael Wolff, NB Studio & Alice Bowsher Help Create Identity for ANNA
Michael Wolff, NB Studio and Alice Bowsher have created the identity for a new financial service for creative professionals, freelancers and sole traders called ANNA Money.
The Masters Series: Roz Chast
Roz Chast's upcoming retrospective, The Masters Series: Roz Chast, will be on view from November 17 through December 15 at SVA's Chelsea Gallery in New York City.
Jenni Sparks' Hand-drawn Map of Sydney Bursting with Hidden Details
Jenni Sparks recently created an intricately detailed hand-drawn map of Sydney, which is jam-packed with hidden gems and local haunts.
Vault49 Designs Graffiti Mural for Target's Latest New York Store
Vault49 has created a stunning and colorful graffiti mural within the latest Target store to open in New York.
Carter Wong Delivers Brand Identity for Nomadic Kefirs
Carter Wong has created new brand identity and packaging design for Nomadic's newly launched range of Kefir drinks.
iJungle Illustration Awards 2018
The 2018 iJungle Illustration Awards is now open for submissions. The contest is open to illustrators, agencies, representatives, students and teachers from all over the world.
Key Colours 2018
The 12th edition of Key Colours, the biennial international contest for illustrators of children's books, is now open for entries.
Torino Graphic Days 3
The third international Torino Graphic Days, an international festival dedicated to visual communication, will be held October 11-14 in Turin. Four days of workshops, talks, performances, exhibitions and a market fair will bring to Turin the best of the visual design field.
Make Art Great Again: International Project Uses Trump's Messages to Fight Climate Change
The Swiss-based art collective "insertname" is releasing an illustration book called #MakeArtGreatAgain, featuring a selection of tweets by Donald Trump seen through the eyes of different artists.
Kurppa Hosk Develops New Brand Design and Strategy for Tink
Kurppa Hosk has developed a new brand design and strategy for Tink, a personal finance management service headquartered in Sweden.
Young Guns 16: Call for Entries
Young Guns 16, the industry's only global, cross-disciplinary, portfolio-based awards competition that identifies and celebrates today's vanguard of young creatives age 30 and under, is now open for submissions.
Pepsi Love It. Live It. Football. Campaign
Pepsi recently partnered with soccer's most popular players, local artists and world-renowned photographer Danny Clinch to launch their 'Love It. Live It. Football.' campaign.
2018 Adobe Design Achievement Awards
Submissions are now open for the 2018 Adobe Design Achievement Awards. The Awards celebrate student achievement at the intersection of technology and creativity.
2018 Vizzies Challenge
The National Science Foundation has announced the 2018 Vizzies Challenge. The competition honors the most beautiful visualizations from the worlds of science and engineering.
Office of Baby Creates 'Find Your Place' Ad Campaign for StreetEasy
In its third year of partnership with StreetEasy, Office of Baby (OOB) has launched another authentic and relatable vision on what the home search is really like in New York City.
The Rookies 2018
The 2018 Rookies will open for submissions March 7th. The annual Awards celebrates the year's most talented student designers, illustrators, film makers, animators, developers, photographers, and digital artists.
Joseph Binder Award 2018
The Joseph Binder Award, an international competition with a focus on graphic design and illustration, is now open for submissions. The Award is named after one of the most outstanding graphic designers and illustrators active in Austria between the two World Wars, who subsequently also revolutionized visual communication in the United States.
Robert Generette III Creates ESPN Interactive Game Art
Robert Generette III recently collaborated with ESPN to create artwork for their interactive game encouraging basketball fans to create their ultimate All-Star team.
2018 European Design Awards
The 2018 European Design Awards is now open for entries. The European Design Awards is an annual event, bringing together the best examples of communication design in Europe.
ADC 97th Annual Awards
Submissions are now being accepted for the 97th ADC Annual Awards. The Awards, this year with the theme "Where Craft Will Take Us", continues the organization's historic focus of honoring global work that exemplifies the very best in craft, design and innovation.
Communication Arts' 2018 Illustration Competition
Submissions are still open for the Communication Arts magazine's 59th annual Illustration Competition. Selected by a nationally representative jury of distinguished designers, art directors and illustrators, the winning entries will be featured in the Communication Arts Illustration Annual, in print and digital editions.
Concepts Releases Version 5 Featuring New Drag and Drop Features
Concepts, the award-winning iOS design application from TopHatch, has released Concepts 5, fully integrating with Apple's iOS 11 for enhanced workflow and performance.
The One Club for Creativity Announces Young Guns 15 Winners
The One Club for Creativity has today announced the winners of the global Young Guns 15, the industry's only international, cross-disciplinary, portfolio-based awards competition that identifies and celebrates today's vanguard of young creative professionals age 30 or younger.
Becoming a Successful Illustrator: New Edition
The second edition of Becoming a Successful Illustrator is now available. With cover artwork by hot illustration duo, Cachetejack, this edition expands on the advice from practicing illustrators as well as the people that commission them, including M&C Saatchi and The New York Times.
ICON10 The Illustration Conference
The 10th ICON Illustration Conference will take place July 11-14, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. More than 60 speakers will take to the stage over four days at the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel and on the campus of the College for Creative Studies (CCS) to inform, inspire and entertain.
Winner of Inaugural Architecture Drawing Prize Announced
Momento Mori: a Peckham Hospice Care Home by Jerome Xin Hao Ng is the winner of the inaugural Architecture Drawing Prize curated by Make Architects, Sir John Soane's Museum and the World Architecture Festival.
Type Directors Club Type Competitions Open for Entries
Type Directors Club has announced its call for entries for its 64th Annual Communications Design and 2018 Typeface Design Competitions, a celebration of the world's best typography.
ICON10 Education Symposium: Call for Papers
ICON is calling for papers for its 10th Education Symposium. The open call is for contributions that broaden the understanding of how illustration is changing in the classroom and in practice. Unusual avenues of practice and inquiry are welcome, including both theory and practice-based researchers, academics, illustrators, typographers, designers, painters and artists.
iJungle International Illustration Awards 2017
The 2017 iJungle Illustration Awards is now open for submissions. The contest is open to illustrators, agencies, representatives, students and teachers from all over the world.
Young Guns 15: Call for Entries
Young Guns 15, the global competition that shines a spotlight on creative superstars 30 years of age and under, is now open for submissions. Once again, Young Guns is calling out to all creatives with at least two years of stellar professional work to enter.
Winners of 2017 European Design Awards
The winners of the 2017 European Design Awards have been unveiled at a ceremony in Porto's Rivoli Theatre.
AIGA Eye on Design Unveils New Branding
Leta Sobierajski and Wade Jeffree have unveiled the new visual identity for the inaugural AIGA Eye on Design Conference.
Winners of ADC 96th Annual Awards
The ADC has announced the winners of its 96th Annual Awards. McCann New York's "The Field Trip to Mars" for Lockheed Martin racked up the accolades at the global ADC 96th Annual Awards gala in New York with eight ADC Gold Cubes and a coveted ADC Black Cube in Digital for best in discipline.
2017 Adobe Design Achievement Awards
The 2017 Adobe Design Achievement Awards (ADAA) is now open for submissions. With 14 categories, the ADAA is a competition for creative students of all disciplines.
Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017
Entries are now open for the 25th Red Dot Award: Communication Design. The competition offers agencies, designers and companies from all over the world a platform for evaluating their design and creative achievements.
Disney Emoji: As Told by You
Adobe has announced the launch of the "Disney Emoji: As Told by You" contest in conjunction with Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media. Students, aged 18-24 years old, can enter by submitting an original piece of emoji artwork for the chance to win a trip to Los Angeles, where they will spend five days with Disney pros use Adobe Creative Cloud to bring their imaginations and creative thinking to life.
2017 HOW Promotion & Marketing Design Awards
Entries are now open for the HOW's longest-running design competition, the HOW Promotion & Marketing Design Awards. It is the only award that specifically recognizes outstanding promotion design work, including a self-promo to showcase a design firm's capabilities, a project that touts a client's goods, an announcement for a major life event, or a student designer's résumé or design portfolio.
New Varoom: The Storytelling Issue
Varoom, the illustration magazine relaunches this February with a bold, colourful typographic design by James Lunn and Joe Hales.
It's LIQUID Contest: 4th Edition
The fourth It's LIQUID Contest is now open for submissions. The contest offers a great opportunity for artists, architects and designers to present their works in galleries and art spaces in the most influential cities in the world.
2017 European Design Awards
The 2017 European Design Awards is now open for entries. The annual competition aims to celebrate best examples of communication design in Europe.
Graphis Design Annual 2018: Call for Entries
Graphis is currently accepting entries for its 2018 Design Annual. From Logos and Packaging to Branding and Illustration, this competition offers an all encompassing look at the world of graphic design.
Wacom Unveils New Intuos Pro, Intuos Pro Paper Edition and Small Bamboo Folio
Wacom has today unveiled the new generation of Intuos Pro and Intuos Pro Paper Edition pen and touch tablets for creatives, and the small Bamboo Folio smartpad for consumers, students and professionals on the go.
The Drum Design Awards 2017
The 2017 Drum Design Awards is now open for entries. Now in its fourth year, the Drum Design Awards recognize the industry's best design feats of the year.
World Illustration Awards 2017: Call for Entries
The 2017 World Illustration Awards is now open for submissions. The Awards program is open to all illustrators working in any medium, context or geographical location. Work must be entered as either a New Talent entry or a Professional entry.
2017 Creative Conscience Awards
Creative Conscience, a not-for-profit organisation that aims to improve the communities in which we live and work and in turn help transform the wider world, has announced a call for entries for its 2017 Creative Conscience Awards. The Awards scheme accepts entries from around the world for all creative disciplines.
Book Illustration Competition 2017
The House of Illustration and The Folio Society have announced a call for entries for the 2017 Book Illustration Competition. The competition aims to identify and promote new talent in illustration.
V&A Illustration Awards 2017
Entries are now being accepted for the 2017 V&A Illustration Awards competition. The competition is organized by the V&A's National Art Library and is free to enter for illustrators publishing within the UK market.
Look Inside: Cutaway Illustrations and Visual Storytelling
Look Inside features infographics that cut up or take apart their subjects and make them transparent. The resulting cross sections and interior views present precise detail in multiple layers.
Affinity Designer Now Available for Windows
Previously only available for Mac, Affinity Designer is now available for Windows.
ADC 96th Annual Awards: Call for Entries
The ADC 96th Annual Awards are now open for submissions. The Award seeks to honor the people and projects that have best displayed these ideals over the past year.
The Author Mural by The Graphic History Company
The Graphic History Company recently completed the Author Mural, commissioned to celebrate nearly 250 years of literary history at Hachette UK's landmark London building, Carmelite House, on the north bank of the Thames.
jäger & jäger Creates 10K Unique Bookmarks for Arjowiggins Creative Papers
Arjowiggins Creative Papers commissioned the agency jäger & jäger to design a bookmark as an insert in the 2016 exhibition catalogue for FIAC, the most influential French art exhibition in Paris.
Jury Selects Winners of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016
The winners of the 2016 Red Dot Award: Communication Design has been chosen. From Corporate Design and Apps to Retail Design, the competition aims to showcase the excellent communication solutions in the design industry.
East of the Sun and West of the Moon Inspires Lagerfeld's Legends and Fairy Tales Collection
In Fendi's 90th anniversary tour-de-force at the Trevi Fountain, Karl Lagerfeld's "Legends and Fairy Tales" collection included several designs drawn directly from TASCHEN's recent reprint of East of the Sun, West of the Moon, illustrated by Kay Nielsen.
Varoom 33: Collaborators
Bringing together individuals, networks and global brands across multimedia projects, the Collaborators issue of Varoom discovers the nuts and bolts of a successful children's book collaboration between writer and illustrator; design studio ManvsMachine's recent ambitious collaboration with Nike; the Fabulous Year 24 Group and how they brought the female sensibility to shōjo manga, and spotlights the key networks through which illustrators generate creative and emotional support.
Craig Redman and Karl Maier Design Limited Edition Toilet Paper Rolls
Illustration duo Craig & Karl recently created a series of limited edition toilet paper rolls for the 'Who Gives A Crap,' an organization that creates and distribute environmentally friendly toilet paper and donates 50% of its profits to WaterAid to build toilets and improve sanitation in the developing world.
2016 Adobe Design Achievement Awards
The 2016 Adobe Design Achievement Awards (ADAA) is now open for entries. Each year the ADAA competition aims to launch the next generation of student careers.
Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016
The 2016 Red Dot Award: Communication Design is now open for entries. From Corporate Design and Apps to Retail Design, the competition aims to showcase the excellent communication solutions in the design industry.
European Design Awards 2016
The 2016 European Design Awards is open for entries for three more days. The annual competition celebrates the best of graphic design, illustration and digital design in Europe.
Design Talent 2016
The 7th Design Talent international competition is now open for entries. The competition is open to designers under 30 years of age.
Design Origin: France
With a notion to compare the diverse visual landscapes of different cultures, Design Origin is a brand new design reference collection that examines the creative works of one country at a time.
Graphis Design Annual 2017: Call for Entries
Graphis is currently accepting entries for its 2017 Design Annual. The largest and most anticipated competition, Design Annual 2017 will feature the most visually compelling design work of the year from the world's most renowned in the industry, across forty different categories.
SPD 51: Editorial Design Competition
The Society of Publication Designers is seeking entries for its 51st Annual Competition. The contest recognizes and promotes the best in editorial design, photography and illustration in print and digital mediums.
The Book Illustration Competition 2016
The 2016 Book Illustration Competition is now open for submissions. The contest is a unique partnership between House of Illustration and The Folio Society that seeks to identify and promote new talent in illustration.
World Illustration Awards 2016: Call for Entries
The 2016 World Illustration Awards are now open for entries. Work entered into the World Illustration Awards will be reviewed by a jury of distinguished and international industry professionals. The competition shortlist reflects exceptional work by illustrators currently making an outstanding contribution to visual culture.
Tinker Imagineers Named Overall Winner of SBID International Design Awards 2015
The Society of British and International Design declared Tinker imagineers the overall winner of the SBID International Design Excellence Awards 2015 on account of its experience design for the Juliana Children's Hospital.
The Type Deck
Designed by Chris Cavill, the Type Deck is a typography style poker deck targeted at individuals who share a love for creativity.
Moleskine Launches Coloring Book for Adults
Moleskine has unveiled its first-ever coloring book for adults, featuring dazzling drawings by the award-winning illustrator Carlo Stanga.
ADC 95th Annual Awards
The 95th ADC Annual Awards, the oldest continuously running industry award show in the world, is now open for entries.
Call for Entries: Joseph Binder Award 2016
The Joseph Binder Award (JBA) is Austria's only international competition for graphic design & illustration.
Winners of World Illustration Awards 2015
The two overall winners of the World Illustration Awards (WIA) were announced at a celebration at Somerset House.
HOW International Design Awards 2015
The 2015 HOW International Design Awards are now open for entries. The competition recognizes excellence on a global scale.
Moleskine Unveils Limited Edition Notebook Collection Celebrating 100th Anniversary of Coca-Cola Bottle
Moleskine has today unveiled a Limited Edition Notebook Collection celebrating the 100th anniversary of the iconic Coca-Cola glass bottle.
Morpholio Journal: The Sketchbook Disrupted
Morpholio recently launched Journal, an infinite sketchbook app that lets photographers, artists, writers, or members of any creative culture to write, draw, sketch, collage, paint, or color on anything, anywhere.
Endless Journey: The (Almost) Forgotten Historic Art of Myriorama
A popular form of novel storytelling since 1824, a myriorama consists of a set of printed cards that, when laid out in any formation, form a seamless scene.
Varoom 30: The Play Issue
The Play issue of Varoom is out now, and explores how illustrators and the commercial world use Play as a vital part of the creative process.
IC Design Brands London's Second Cat Café
IC Design has created the branding and interim phase of a website for Ginger & Tom's, London's second cat café set to open in West Hampstead this Autumn.
Moleskine Batman Limited Edition Notebook Collection
Moleskine has today unveiled the Batman Limited Edition Notebook Collection.
Adobe Comp CC for iPad
Adobe has just released Comp CC, a free iPad app that allows users to quickly layout design concepts for mobile, Web and print.
Ten Images for Ithaca 2015
This year, the annual Ten Images for Ithaca will be held July 13-17 in the island of Ithaca, Greece.
Graphis Design Annual 2016: Call for Entries
Graphis is currently accepting entries for its 2016 Design Annual. The largest and most anticipated competition, Design Annual 2016 will feature the most visually compelling design work of the year from the world's most renowned in the industry, across forty (40) different categories.
Communication Arts 2015 Design and Advertising Competitions: Call for Entries
Communication Arts magazine is calling for entries for its 56th annual Design and Advertising Competitions.
ED Awards 2015
The 2015 European Design Awards are open for entries through February 20th. The competition celebrates creative brilliance and offers a chance to promote your talent and establish yourself in the design market.
ADC 2015 Awards
ADC announced its awards for 2015, including the ADC 94th Annual Awards, the ADC Tomorrow Awards and the ADC Young Guns 13.
Sketching: Product Design Presentation
After the international bestsellers Sketching and Sketching: The Basics, the authors Koos Eissen and Roselien Steur have released their third book: Sketching - Product Design Presentation.
She Makes Comics
She Makes Comics, to be released on December 9, is a film about the history of women in comics as creators, fans, and everything in between.
Hermès Launches La Maison des Carrés
AKQA has created La Maison des Carrés for Hermès, a pop-up e-store dedicated to the world of Hermès silk.
Rod Hunt Illustrates IKEA's New Russian Advertising Campaign
Rod Hunt was commissioned by Instinct BBDO to illustrate their new Russian campaign for IKEA.
Varoom 26: The Style Issue
The 'Style' issue of Varoom illustration magazine is out.
Organized by Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD), the 2014 DesignThinkers conference will take place November 6 and 7 at Toronto's Sony Centre for the Performing Arts.
CITIx60 City Guides: 60 Local Creatives Bring You the Best of the City
CITIx60 is a new pocket-sized collection from viction:ary, featuring an artistic edge with a handpicked list of hotspots loved by 60 stars of the cities' creative scene, wrapped in a city map drawn by talented artists.
Varoom 25: The Empathy Issue
The new issue of Varoom illustration magazine encounters Empathy in a broad context, exploring the rich ways in which image making and the commercial realities around it reveal empathy.
2015 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Fashion
The 2015 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Fashion is now open for entries. The competition is seeking applications from young, foreign-born fashion professionals age 38 and under.
European Design Awards 2014
The 2014 European Design Awards, an annual prize celebrating the best of graphic design, illustration and digital design in Europe, is open for entries.
Illustration Now! Fashion
Illustration Now! Fashion, the latest title from the Illustration Now! series features new work from 90 artists around the globe, including Ruben Toledo, Aurore de La Morinerie, Bil Donovan, Tanya Ling, and Jean-Philippe Delhomme.
Volvo Announces Concept XC Coupe with Iconic Illustrators
Volvo is releasing a new concept car in Detroit in January. It is a cross-country concept that has evolved from the Concept Coupe that was released this summer.
Architecture in Perspective 29: Call for Entries
The 29th Architecture in Perspective, a juried international architectural delineation competition that has included work by the most accomplished contemporary architectural illustrators from around the world, is now open for entries.