If your folio has cobwebs, your bank balance is a little low, or your CV is looking p-r-e-t-t-y empty, it’s time to enter some design competitions. Some have cash prizes, some have fame, all can go on your resume. We’ve collated the best from around the world for you to enter, enjoy!


The Jim Rimmer Community Scholarship for Design Award

The Jim Rimmer Community Scholarship for Design Award is an exciting opportunity for students to submit a completed project (or one currently in progress) for a community program, a non-profit, or an environmental or social cause. Students who are currently enrolled in a design program in British Columbia or who have graduated within the past year (Fall 2018/Spring 2019) are eligible. Scholarships will be awarded on the strength the solution, and how effectively it communicates a message, benefits a community, affects action and promotes change.

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Contrast - Thermal Steel Bottle Design Contest

Shadows and highlights are your new best friends when you create a design for the Contrast Thermal Bottle Design Contest.

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Arte Laguna Prize

Applications are open for the fourteenth edition of Arte Laguna Prize, one of the most influential and longest-running competitions for emerging artists and designers. The Prize continues its mission of promoting creative talents through art residencies, exhibitions, festival participations and collaborations with companies and this year Arte Laguna has established an important new partnership with MMOMA - Moscow Museum of Modern Art, bringing to Moscow in 2021 a selection of over one hundred works.

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Andreu World International Design Contest 2019

Since 2000, Andreu World has been holding a juried competition to showcase unique and innovative seating and table design solutions. This event has established itself on the international scene by becoming..

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CommArts 2020 Illustration Competition

Introduce your work to the world. Enter the most prestigious competition for creativity in illustration, the Communication Arts Illustration Competition. Any illustration first published or produced from January 2019 through January 2020 is eligible.

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TDC66 – Communication Design Competition

Type Directors Club (TDC) is hosting its 66th annual Communication Design Competition and accepts original work by designers worldwide. Print or Digital Media (single or series) entries which have been produced or published during 2019 are eligible for submission. Entries selected by the jury will receive Certificates of Typographic Excellence. They will be exhibited in the 66th TDC Exhibition and appear in Typography 41. The opening of TDC66 will be held in New York City and will be on display during the summer of 2020.

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4th International Contest of the Theatrical Poster

Odessa Breeze is hosting its 4th International Contest of the Theatrical Poster and calling for works worldwide. The aim of the contest is the further development of theatrical poster as an art form, the strengthening of the international cultural ties, providing opportunities for participation for artists. The Jury will select about 70 posters for further exposition. The place and time of this exhibition are yet to be announced.

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TDK Awards '19

Our TDK Awards for 2019 are currently open Nov 11th 2019 – Jan 15th 2020. 🎉🙌🤩 If you’re finding it hard to get your name out there or your portfolio in front of the right people, this is for you. We have 10 of the top designers from around the world, looking over your portfolios and choosing three each, making 30 winners going for 2020.

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Indigo Design Award 2020

Marly Group Limited is calling for submissions for the Indigo Design Award 2020 competition — open worldwide. Most design competitions will tell you that by joining them, you will become the best. The hosts of the Indigo Award competition say that when you join them, they become the best. They are the prism through which your vision, innovation, and prodigy shine through. They exist to encourage and promote your creativity. Whether you are a student, agency, freelancer or design enthusiast with a flair for the original and a desire to step outside the box, you are invited to submit your best works to the competition.

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7th International Reggae Poster Contest

The International Reggae Poster Contest announces its 7th annual call for entries for social communication reggae poster designs. The goal is simple: create a poster about Reggae Music - the rest is up..

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D&AD New Blood Awards 2020

New Blood Awards is open to advertising, design, digital and marketing students, recent graduates and young creatives worldwide. It's your opportunity to land a job in the creative industry. Get a head start while you're still at university or gain the exposure you need to kick start your creative career.

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Ecuador Poster Bienal 2020 Competition

The Ecuador Poster Bienal (EPB) is calling for posters, for its 2020 competition and accepts designs from all parts of the world. Design students, graphic designers, architecture, artists, photographers and visual communicators in general can participate, regardless of age or nationality, with posters printed between January 2018 and June 2020. Gold, Silver, Bronze and commendations be awarded in each category.

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