Each winning entrant will receive a personalized Award of Excellence, milled from solid aluminum.
NEW: Student entries are now being accepted for all competitions.
Communication Arts has six juried competitions that cover the entire field of visual communications. With winning entries published both in print and online, art and creative directors, graphic designers, Web designers, copywriters, photographers and illustrators find these competitions a priority for worldwide promotion and a valuable resource for potential clients and colleagues. View Previous Winners
For designers creating posters, brochures, packaging, trademarks, corporate identity, integrated branding, annual reports, catalogs, public service, self-promotion, letterheads and signage. Juried by top designers, the best design of the last year rises to the top.
The Advertising Competition attracts consumer and institutional print ads along with posters, broadcast and new media, as well as the growing category—integrated media campaigns. Leading creative directors, art directors and writers judge the work for selection in this preeminent Advertising Annual.
Deadline: September 4, 2015
A juried competition celebrating the best use of typography as the primary visual element in design and advertising, plus new typeface designs, calligraphy and hand lettering. Categories include collateral, packaging, media, motion, environmental and unpublished/experimental.
Deadline: October 2, 2015
A juried competition of the best work being done for the Web, DVD, interactive kiosk and handheld devices. Categories include websites/microsites, environmental, mobile, other interactive media, social, tablets/handheld devices and student work.
Deadline: January 8, 2016
Evocative illustration from editorial, advertising, institutional, for sale, unpublished and student categories makes its way into this influential illustration competition. Hundreds of award-winning images are selected for their creative excellence by an esteemed jury of designers and art directors.
Over 200 photographs from both well-known photographers and rising stars emerge from this prestigious Photography Competition. Categories include advertising, editorial, for sale, motion and unpublished.