3 Cool Poster Design Award Opportunities

Are you searching for award-winning poster design inspiration? Or maybe you want to enter your own poster designs in a high-profile design competition? We’ve compiled this handy list of resources so you can make HOW your one-stop poster design destination.


Check Out the Poster Design Category of the HOW International Design Awards

It doesn’t matter if your poster was created for yourself, for work or just for fun. We want to see what you can do! So take this wide-open media and run with it. We’re looking for music posters, typographic posters, movie posters, posters that promote your design firm—you name it. If you’ve got a cool poster design, we want to see it.
Enter the HOW International Design Awards.


If you Have a Corporate Gig, Don’t Miss Out On the In-HOWse Design Awards

We know, posters aren’t really what you think of when you mention in-house design work. But we’ve seen lost of cool posters from in-house designers. Have you created a poster for an internal employee initiative? Let’s see it! Do you work for a retail company and create poster designs for store signage? That counts! Did you design a sweet poster for the company picnic? Then show it off! Bonus for this competition: You’ll compete head-to-head with other in-house designers in your field.
Enter the In-HOWse Design Awards.


Strut Your Stuff With the HOW Promotion Design Awards

Posters promote stuff. So what better place to show off your poster designs than in HOW’s Promotion Design Awards. Whether it’s a gig poster, a product advertisement, a design lecture or a call for entries, now’s your chance to show us your best poster design work.
Enter the HOW Promotion Design Awards.


Design Competition Prizes

If you’re a winner in any of these design competitions, you’ll have your winning work displayed in HOW magazine and on HOWdesign.com. You’ll also receive a certificate, a free copy of the magazine and discounts to HOW Design Live. You could event score a free registration or a free trip to a HOW Design Conference if your design wins Best of Show. Best of all, you’ll score major bragging rights for your colleagues and clients.

spacer Become a Design Insider and you’ll get 10% off your HOW and Print design competition entries. Plus, you’ll receive subscriptions to HOW and Print, discounts for design conferences, HOW Design University courses and Pantone Products, and a trial Design TV Membership.


More Poster Design Resources

  • Check out the 2012 HOW Poster Design Award Gallery.
  • View the 2011 HOW International Design Awards Poster Design Winners.
  • Download a free, inspiring poster featuring Ghandi quotes.


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