The Joseph Binder Award 2018 competition, with the motto: Colour and form are inseparable, has opened for entry to creatives worldwide. Graphic designers, illustrators, advertising agencies and students from all over the world are invited to enter their works realized in 2016 and after. Entries are accepted in 3 main categories: Graphic Design, Illustration and Design Fiction. In each category, a Joseph Binder Award in gold, silver, and bronze will be awarded in the form of trophies: the ball of crumpled paper encased in glass is a symbol for the creative process. A total of 6,000 Euro will be awarded in cash prizes in the Design Fiction category. Additionally, up to five Merit Awards per category may be awarded. Furthermore, the international ico-D Excellence Award will honour a project displaying outstanding design merits.