Your work is judged. Your creative ideas are put to the test every day. Sometimes, by people who don’t understand the nuances of design. Frustrating, yes, necessary, yes, but when your ideas are inline with your client’s goals, the result is magic. The team at HOW Magazine know the daily struggles designers face, and for the past 29 years, have been there to help with techniques, products, and networking opportunities. Isn’t time to have your work judged by professionals in the industry? By people who understand what you do for a living? The design competitions from HOW Magazine give you your shot at huge exposure to potential clients. We know you have a special piece that makes you say to yourself, “Wow, this is awesome”. That’s the piece we want to see in our distinguished competitions. That’s your work that we want to share with the industry. Give yourself that chance.
Whether you’re an in-house designer, go it alone as a freelancer, or just starting out as a student, competition is fierce in our industry. You are competing for work, clients, positions, and bragging rights. HOW Magazine has some of the best competitions in the industry to show off your work. Use the market reach of HOW Magazine to increase your exposure in print and online and get your work in front of potential clients and claim the bragging rights of an award winner. Tempus fugit, enter now.
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HOW Poster Design Awards
Early-Bird Deadline: November 1, 2013
View previous Poster Design Competition winners in the Design Awards Gallery
HOW Interactive Design Awards
The HOW Interactive Design Awards are now accepting entries. Winners will be notified by December 31, 2013 and the top winning work will appear in HOW’s July 2014 issue.
Deadline: November 1, 2013
View previous Interactive Design Competition winners in the Design Awards Gallery
Competition Entry Deadlines Have Passed
HOW Promotion & Marketing Design Awards
The 2013 HOW Promotion & Marketing Design Awards is now closed. Winners will be featured in the October 2013 issue of HOW magazine and one Best of Show winner will receive a trip to the 2014 HOW Design Live Conference.
Final Deadline: April 8, 2013
Sponsored By: Bridgeman Art Library
View previous Promotion Design Competition winners in the Design Awards Gallery
HOW In-HOWse Design Awards
Deadline: July 1, 2013
View previous In-HOWse Design Competition winners in the Design Awards Gallery
HOW Logo Design Awards
August 12, 2013 CLOSED
View previous Logo Design Competition winners in the Design Awards Gallery
HOW International Design Awards
September 27, 2013 CLOSED
View previous International Design Competition Best of Show winners in the Design Awards Gallery