The Applied Arts Awards, launched in 1992, are the only arts award and competition in Canada that recognizes the creative work of professionals across the visual communications sector, from image-makers to advertising executives to designers. These awards are your best opportunity to promote your work to an audience of the best and brightest of the industry as well as to potential clients. Over the past 25 years, the Applied Arts Awards have become an international recognition of creative excellence.
For the 2018, entries can be submitted in ten main categories:
• Packaging Design
• Promotional Design
• Editorial Design
• Typography Design
• Typeface Design
• Broadcast Graphics
• Interactive Design
• Young Blood (open to entrants who have been out of school for five years or less)
The contest is international and open to all forms of commissioned, published, unpublished and personal work from professionals and enthusiasts created between January 2017 and March 2018 (but not entries that have been submitted into last year’s competition). All Applied Arts Awards programs now accept only digital submissions.
Applied Arts contests are judged by panels of highly regarded industry professionals and experts in a rigorous process. Every entry is scored independently on creative merit, technical excellence and suitability for end use.
All entrants will be notified in April 2018 via email. At that time, those selected as winning entrants will be required to submit high-res digital files for reproduction in the Design annual. Winners’ certificates will be mailed separately after the Design annual is published.
Entry fees$60 for a single and very depends of the categories.
Who can participate? ⇣
This comptition is opene to professionals internationally.