Graphic Design Festival Scotland, 20-26 October, 2017

GDFS, 20-26 Oct, 2017



Graphic Design Festival Scotland wouldn't be possible without our partners!


Mohawk has been taking care of our paper needs since 2015. They proudly support the production of our International Poster Exhibition Catalogue and this year will be providing the prize money for the Poster Competition.

Mohawk is North America’s largest privately-owned manufacturer of fine papers, envelopes and speciality substrates for commercial and digital printing. Signature brands including Mohawk Superfine, Strathmore, Inxwell, and proprietary i-Tone for digital presses are sold in over 60 countries around the world. Mohawk papers are chosen for commercial printing, photo specialities and high-end direct mail. Products and samples are available through leading paper distributors and at


We welcome Pantone as a new partner this year. They will be explaining how colour is the main driver in 85% of our purchasing decisions during our TopForm Conference.

Pantone is the world-renowned authority on colour and provider of colour systems and leading technology for the selection and accurate communication of colour across a variety of industries. The PANTONE name is known worldwide as the standard language for colour communication from designer to manufacturer to retailer to customer.


Infinite Eye

Infinite Eye is a website design and development agency based in Glasgow. They have been taking care of the technical development of the GDFS website for 3 years now and nothing phases them!

Whether you’re looking for a brand spanking new content managed website, a bespoke web app, or the reworking of a website that’s creaking at its digital seams, the Infinite Eye team will work closely with you to understand exactly what you want to achieve. Once they’ve got under the skin of your brief, they’ll come up with a plan to develop an online presence tailored for the perfect business fit.


The Lighthouse

A design festival wouldn’t be possible without an amazing venue! The Lighthouse proudly provide the space for GDFS and support our International Poster Exhibition.

The Lighthouse, Scotland’s Centre for Design and Architecture, is a visitor centre, exhibition space and events venue situated in the heart of Glasgow, just off the Style Mile. The Lighthouse acts as a beacon for the creative industries in Scotland and promotes design and architecture through a vibrant programme of exhibitions and events.