Letterhead Design 8, CFE Submissions: Japan

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Here are two Call for Entry Submissions from Japan! Atsushi Shibuya and Noritsugu Endo submitted the above letterhead designs to the Graphis Letterhead Design 8 Competition. Shibuya created his poster, titled “KAI-care&support center – Stationery,” (left) for KAI Care & Support Center, which is a facility dedicated to servicing people with intellectual disabilities. Endo’s work, titled “endo design consultation – Stationery,” (right) was made for his client Endo Design Consultation, a management company.

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Design Annual 2017: International CFE Submissions

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The above international Call For Entry posters were recently submitted to the Design Annual 2017 Competition. Graphis Master Hoon-Dong Chung from Dankook University in South Korea designed “Macbeth.” Graphis Masters Toshiaki and Hisa Ide from IF Studio in New York created “Citizen 360 Poster 3” for Anbau Enterprises. Other international entries include Riise Marketing, Dellon Design and Roger Archbold. To see more, click here. 

Graphis received exceptional Call For Entry submissions in the Design Annual 2016 Competition. Below are some Gold and Platinum-Winning pieces from California: Miresball, Brad → [[Read the full article…]]

Poster Annual 2017 International Spotlight Submissions: Germany

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Graphis Master Gunter Rambow and Multi-Platinum award-winning designer Fons Hickmann, both based in Germany, keep submitting world-class posters. Above are two of some of their submissions to the 2017 Poster Annual Competition. Rambow’s poster (left) was created for Oper Frankfurt and Hickmann’s (right) was made for Semper Opera. To view more of Rambow’s work, see here; for Hickmann’s work, click here.

Also other designers from Germany with award-winning work → [[Read the full article…]]

Design Annual 2016 Spotlight Submissions: New York, USA

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Michael Gericke, Matt McInerney, Kelly Sung and Min Ji Lee from the Graphis Multi-Platinum award-winning design firm Pentagram, based in New York, created the above two posters for their client Tishman Speyer for the Design Annual 2016 Competition. One poster (left) was created in order to promote the Starlight Music Series Campaign for Rockefeller Center, which celebrates the annual event at the Top of the Rock observation deck where various musicians play on the sky deck. The other poster (right) was created as part → [[Read the full article…]]

Poster Annual 2017 International Spotlight Submissions: Portugal

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Graphis Master João Machado, based in Portugal, continues to produce first-rate posters. Above are two of some of his submissions to the 2017 Poster Annual Competition. “The Portrait” (left) was created for Bienal International del Cartel en Mexico and “Sonia Delaunay 130” (right) was made for Association 4 Block. To view more of his work, click here.

Here are other designers from Portugal with award-winning work in Graphis: Nuno Duarte Martins, Sergio → [[Read the full article…]]

Letterhead Design 8, Spotlight Submission: North Carolina, United States


Based in North Carolina, Shane Cranford & Ross Clodfelter designed the above letterhead for their client, Device Creative Collaborative. Titled “Device Identity,” the designers wanted to represent the theme of “quality over quantity” in their choice of hand working tools and thick cover stock for the business cards.

We’re currently accepting submissions for the Graphis Letterhead Competition! We encourage you to submit your best work of the year.

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Poster Annual 2017 Spotlight Submissions: Colorado and Kansas, United States

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John Gravdahl, a designer based in Colorado, United States, created his poster for The Museum of Cultural Heritage. Working in Kansas, Daniel Warner, designed his poster as part of the “Now We Move” EU Move Week campaign in Turkey in order to promote health through games and physical activity among youth.

Other submissions from the Graphis Archives are from designers Daniel Warner (lower left) and Nathan Zehr (lower right). Zehr’s poster, which won a Graphis Gold Award in 2014, → [[Read the full article…]]