A’ Design Award & Competition announced the call for submissions to the Annual International A’ Graphic Design Award. The A’ Graphic Design Award is a juried design competition open to entries of graphic design work from all regions and countries. The A’ Graphic Design Award will recognize, highlight and promote the best graphic design works from both individual designers and graphic design companies worldwide. The A’ Graphic Design Award is open to both functional graphic designs (typefaces, commercial posters, packaging, websites, interface-designs, page layouts, book designs, identity designs, signage) as well as artistic graphic works (posters, illustrations, concept art and other graphic art forms).
Entries to the A’ Graphic Design Award will be evaluated by a 50-person jury panel of established academics, press members and design professionals. Artistic entries will be judged on criteria such as creativity, authenticity, timeliness of design, medium and techniques, ingenuity, originality, relevance and design quality. Functional graphic design projects will further be judged for their usability, technical quality, accessibility, legibility or readability. Entries will be peer-reviewed and anonymously voted. The decision of the jury shall be final.
There are five levels of distinction in A’ Graphic Design Award: Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze and Iron. The number of awards is based on the number of participants. Laureates of the A’ Graphic Design Award will be invited to the exclusive gala-night and award ceremony in Italy to collect their trophies, design excellence certificates and yearbook of best designs. Award winning designs will also be exhibited in Italy, as well as online. Award winning designs will have their projects translated to twenty languages and communicated to tens of thousands of publications worldwide. Previous design award winners could be seen at http://www.designmag.org which is a showcase of award winning works in all design categories.
Graphic design firms, advertising agencies, in-house design teams, creative agencies, freelance and institutional designers, publishers and design companies worldwide are invited to take part in the A’ Graphic Design Awards by entering their best works. Submissions to the A’ Graphic Design Awards can be made until March 28, 2014. Results of the competition will be announced on April 15, 2014. A’ Graphic Design Award entry forms, list of jury members, eligibility criteria, list of design award categories and category descriptions as well as presentation guidelines can be obtained at http://www.adesignaward.com
About the A’ Graphic Design Awards
A’ Graphic Design Award was established by the A’ Design Award & Competition to recognize outstanding and original graphic design works in all countries regardless of company or agency size and project budget. The ultimate aim of A’ Graphic Design Award is to promote and raise the profile of graphic designers and companies who demonstrate exceptional quality in their graphic designs by featuring their work in the showcase of winners. The A’ Graphic Design Award aims to highlight the importance of graphic design, and to advocate good design as an effective tool for communication and as a strategic tool for success.
About A’ Design Award & Competition
A’ Design Award & Competition has a philanthropic goal to support, promote and recognize cultural, technological, artistic and design advancements worldwide in order to create further incentives for designers and companies in all industries to come up with superior designs that benefit society. A’ Design Award & Competition is committed to advancing the design profession by promoting upcoming designers and established businesses. A’ Design Award & Competition showcases excellence in graphic, architectural, product, service and interactive design from all countries. Learn more about A’ Design Award & Competition at http://www.whatisadesignaward.com
Source: A’ Design Award & Competition press release