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Competition is now closed. You can find out below whether your poster was selected for the International Poster Exhibition.
Thank you to everybody who took part this year. You helped make 2018 the biggest and most exciting competition yet with 6974 posters submitted from 102 countries around the world. Congratulations!
The submissions most highly rated by the jury will be exhibited at Graphic Design Festival Scotland in Scotland’s National Centre for Design & Architecture, The Lighthouse between the 19th October – 23rd November 2018 and the top 3 winners will be awarded cash prizes.
Posters act as a simple vehicle for communication and have provided a powerful framework for political agendas, War propaganda and the dissemination of public information, alongside being used as tools to sell commercial goods and services for centuries. However, outwith their functional existence, they provide a canvas for millions of designers around the world.
This competition aims to showcase and celebrate contemporary poster design from around the world.
The three posters, most highly regarded by the jury, will be awarded cash prizes.
A curated selection of entries will also be exhibited in Scotland’s National Centre for Design & Architecture, The Lighthouse between the 19th October – 23rd November 2018.
06.08.18 (Extended to 13.08.18)
Competition Closes – All digital submissions must be received by midnight.
10.08.18 (Participants have now been contacted)
Stage 1: Participants being considered for the exhibition will be contacted to submit physical posters for the second round of judging
07.09.18 (Extended to 19.09.18)
Stage 2: All names of shortlisted participants who will feature in the exhibition will be publicised here.
Competition winners will be announced at the exhibition opening. We hope to see you there!
1st Place: £500
2nd Place: £300
3rd Place: £100
Thank you to Mohawk Fine Papers for sponsoring this year’s prize money. Mohawk also kindly provide the paper for the poster book.
Designers Selected for the 2018 International Poster Exhibition
Alice Franchetti & Giliane Cachin
Anne Dietzsch, Silvan Possa and Elias Erkan.
Atelier Tout va bien
Brest Brest Brest
Bruno Jacoby, Moritz Appich & Massimiliano Audretsch
Ella Zheng Meisi
Elsa Aupetit & Martin Plagnol
EUROSTANDARD: Ali-Eddine Abelkhalek, Pierrick Brégeon & Clément Rouzaud
Eva Tatjana Stürmer
Florian Felix Färber
Frédéric Jaman & Vrints-Kolsteren
Hammer (Rothenberger & Schatz)
Hi – Megi Zumstein & Claudio Barandun
James Peter Vinciguerra
José Miguel Flores López
Ju Hyun Kang & Claudiabasel
Katharina Köhler, Jakob Kirch, Markus Dreßen (Spector Bureau)
Lamm & Kirch
Lee Kan Kyo
Lee Yeonjeong & Lee Harim
Lucy Harmony Grimes
Melanie Schaper & Loana Boppart
Nam Huynh & Mark Bohle
Nayla Baumgartner, Fabio Menet, Louis Vaucher & Lucas Manser
Ondrej Bachor & Kaj Lehmann
Ryan Gerald Nelson
Sascia Reibel & Anna Cairns
Studio Dumbar (Daan Rietbergen)
Sven Tillack & Nam Huynh
Tim Lindacher & Josephine Doser
Tobias Rauch, Kristina Huber & Florian Frenzel
Tobias Röttger & Susanne Stahl
Tobias Wenig, Gilbert Schneider & Karolina Pietrzyk
Vanja Golubovic, Thibaud Tissot & Matthieu Huegi
Vrints-Kolsteren & Calle Christophe Synak