4 Reasons to Enter HOW’s International Design Competition

10352896_10152592770559291_8336899924602998748_nDesign knows no boundaries. The HOW International Design Awards is HOW’s prestigious global design competition—a chance to show off your work to the entire world!

Recognizing excellence on a global scale, the competition provides recognition to rising and top designers from across the globe. Winning work is recognized in the award-winning International Design issue of HOW Magazine, and in an online gallery. Winners span the globe and give readers of HOW magazine a taste of design innovation on an international design scale.

August 15 is the Early Bird deadline, so enter HOW’s International Design Awards by the end of the day today! Learn more and enter here.

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Need more reasons? Here are a few:

1. Your work will receive recognition from the global design community.

The HOW International Design Awards recognizes top designers from all over the world, and those designers earn the recognition of their peers across the globe. In 2013, winners included designers from Canada, Argentina, the U.S., Croatia, Sweden, the UK, Jordan, Brazil, Istanbul and more.

It’s also HOW’s biggest and most renowned competition. When I say “biggest,” I mean that this competition is open to the widest variety of artists and designers—and it exposes their work to the largest community. Top designers across the globe will admire your work and remember the names of those extraordinary designers who earn global fame from this competition.

Want to take your work to the next level? Show your expertise off to the global design community by entering the International Design Awards.


Nate Williams, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2. You can enter you best designs into a vast array of categories.

Categories for the competition include posters, packaging, 3D Objects, identity items, photography, illustration, infographics, apps, web designs, videos, student work and more! See the full list of categories here.

Check out the gallery of 2013 HOW International Design Award winners.

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3. The winners are featured prominently in the annual International Design issue of HOW Magazine—and they earn great prizes!

All Outstanding Achievement and Best of Show winners be showcased in our 2015 HOW International Design Annual issue and in an online gallery.

The Best of Show winner will receive FREE airfare, hotel and registration to HOW Design Live 2015! Plus, all Outstanding Achievement winners will receive $100 off the registration fee for HOW Design Live 2015.


 It’s a Living Co., Toronto, Canada (photography)

4. The early bird deadline is today!

Fees will increase by $10 per entry after the early-bird deadline, so now is the time to enter! To save on registration, enter the HOW International Design Awards by the end of today—August 15, 2014.

Enter the HOW International Design Awards today!


how-0314-coverNeed some inspiration? Check out the HOW Magazine March 2014 International Design annual to see the top winners from last year’s awards.

HOW Magazine’s March 2014 Issue is our International Design Awards Annual, showcasing amazing work from around the world! Devoted to international design, this issue feature the winners of our International Design competition as well as other international related articles like “Finding Inspiration in Israel,” “International Page-Turners”, and “Russian Law Sparks Outcry.” Take a look below to see what’s inside!