Communication Arts magazine, a professional journal for those involved in visual communications, announces its 53rd annual Design and Advertising Competition Call for Entries. The deadline for submissions is May 11, 2012*. Selected by nationally representative juries of distinguished designers and creative directors, the winning entries will be distributed worldwide in the Communication Arts Design Annual, Communication Arts Advertising Annual and on commarts.com, assuring important exposure to the largest audience of creative professionals and potential clients in the world.
Submission Guidelines and FAQs can be found at: http://www.commarts.com/competitions
Past Design winners can be viewed online at: http://www.commarts.com/annuals/design
Past Advertising winners can be viewed online at: http://www.commarts.com/annuals/advertising
2012 Design Jury Jeff Barfoot, principal, RBMM, Dallas, TX; Connie Birdsall, creative director, Lippincott, New York, NY; Jon Forss, co-founder, Non-Format, Saint Paul, MN; Sarah Moffat, creative director, Turner Duckworth, San Francisco, CA; Dan Richards, co-founder, Opolis Design, Portland, OR.
2012 Advertising Jury Roger Baldacci, executive creative director, Arnold Worldwide, Boston, MA; Steve Bassett, group creative director, The Martin Agency, Richmond, VA; Dan Fietsam, chief creative officer, ENERGY BBDO, Chicago, IL; Lisa Greenberg, creative director, head of art, Leo Burnett, Toronto, ON; Linda Honan, senior creative director, BBDO, New York, NY; Mark Hunter, chief creative officer, Deutsch, Los Angeles, CA; Margaret Johnson, executive creative director, Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, San Francisco, CA; Dave Newbold, executive creative director, Richter7, Salt Lake City, UT; Ron W. Sack, creative director, Bailey Lauerman, Omaha, NE.
About Communication Arts Now in its 54th year, Communication Arts continues to showcase the current best—whether it’s from industry veterans or tomorrow’s stars—in design, advertising, photography, illustration and interactive media. With a paid print circulation of 45,960 and 970,000 unique annual online visitors, Communication Arts reaches the largest audience of creative professionals and potential clients in the world.
About the 53rd Design & Advertising competitions With an acceptance rate of less than 5%, the Communication Arts Design & Advertising Competitions are the most exclusive major creative competitions in the world and inclusion is one of the most-coveted awards in the industry. Successful designers and creative directors cite winning as a milestone in their professional career.