Communication Arts Design Competition 2022

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Communication Arts Design Competition 2022

Communication Arts Design Competition 2022 now is over!

Communication Arts Design Competition 2022: Communication Arts Design Competition 2022, the most prestigious competition for creativity in graphic design, organized by CA Communication Arts magazine has been recently opened for entries, inviting designers all around the world to participate.

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Communication Arts magazine has started accepting entries for its Communication Arts Design Competition 2022, the most prestigious competition for creativity in graphic design.

CA’s Award of Excellence is one of the most-coveted awards in the industry. If chosen, winning places you in the highest ranks of your profession.

The 2022 Design competition includes 25 different categories:

Packaging: labels, shopping bags, audio/video/software packaging, etc.
Trademarks: single trademark or logo
Identity Guides: corporate identity manuals/style guides, brand strategy guides, etc.
Integrated Branding Programs: comprehensive identity programs. May include trademarks, business papers, websites, etc.
Business Papers: business papers for a single company
For Profit Annual Reports: annual report for publicly-traded companies
Non-Profit Annual Reports: annual report for nonprofit organizations
Institutional Brochures: institutional/corporate/social responsibility/booklet or brochure
Product/Service Brochures: product or service booklet or brochure
Product Catalogs: includes product images, descriptions, specifications, price etc.
School Catalogs: course catalog for colleges, universities or other educational outlets. Catalogs for art schools offering courses in visual communications belong in Self-Promotion
Exhibition Catalogs: brochure listing works at an art exhibition or book published to accompany an exhibit.
Miscellaneous Company Literature: conference literature, announcements, company invitation/greeting card, etc.
Posters: posters for exhibitions, institutional, theaters, movies, etc.
Editorial: consumer and trade magazines, newspapers, house organs/newsletters/association publications, etc.
Books: covers and complete books
Self-Promotion: promotion for design firms, printers, paper companies, art schools, illustrators and photographers
Self-Promotion for Design Clubs: promotion/communication for art/design clubs
Motion Graphics: program titles, event videos, animation, music videos, etc.
Public Service: work produced for nonprofits, including zoos, museums, orchestras, ballet companies, etc.
Environmental Graphics: signage, interiors, architectural graphics, exhibits, tradeshow booths, point-of-purchase displays, etc.
Personal Announcements: personal invitations/greeting cards/birth announcements, etc.
Calendars: calendars for sale or created for clients. Calendars created for self-promotion belong in Self-Promotion
Menus: single and series of menus created for establishments serving food
Miscellaneous: work not covered in previous categories
Student Work: work created for school assignments Any design project printed, published or aired for the first time from May 2021 through May 2022 is eligible.

Selected by a jury of leading design professionals, the winning entries will be distributed worldwide in the Communication Arts Design Annual, in print and digital editions, and on, assuring important exposure to the creators of this outstanding work.

Who may enter?

The Communication Arts Design Competition 2022 is open to designers all around the world.


Each winning entrant will receive a personalized Award of Excellence, milled from solid aluminum, and award certificates issued for firms, individuals and clients.

New for 2022: Up to five Best-in-Show winners will receive a special trophy, plus extended editorial coverage in the Annual.

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