Einreichen noch bis Ende Mai: Joseph Binder Award 2012

This international competition for graphic design and illustration is held every two years and has been organized by designaustria (DA), the Austrian interest organization and knowledge centre for design, since 1996. The competition is named after Joseph Binder, a founder member of designaustria and Austrian graphic designer and illustrator whose pioneering impact was felt in both Europe and the United States throughout the first half of the twentieth century.

Professional designers or design students from all over the world are invited to participate, either as individuals or teams. They may enter projects in the fields of graphic design and illustration (individual works or series) that were realized and published between 2010 and 2012. The special category Design Fiction is open for unpublished and unrealized projects. The number of entries is not limited.

Send your entries by 31 May 2012 (postmark date).  

50% reduction for students and entrants in categories 4 and 8.
30% discount for members of DA, AGD, BDG, IO, and SGD.

Please register online at www.designaustria.at/jb12

Details: here.

Detailinformationen auf Deutsch auch in der Presseaussendung.

Jury: Lars Müller (Grafikdesigner und Verleger, AGI,CH), Clemens Heider (Corporate Designer, init_cd, A), Tim Weiffenbach (Illustrator, Illustratoren Organisation, D), Tom Gloesener (Grafikdesigner, Design Luxembourg, LU), Susanne Breitfeld (Kommunikationsdesignerin, BDG, D), Andreas Jacobs (Vorstandsvorsitzender AGD, Grafikdesigner und Kreativtrainer, D) und Karen Schmutz (Grafikdesignerin, SGD, CH).

In allen Kategorien werden Trophäen – das schon legendäre in Glas gegossene Papierknäuel – in Gold, Silber und Bronze vergeben; in der Sonderkategorie »Design Fiction« kommen Geldpreise in Höhe von insgesamt 6.000,– Euro zur Vergabe. Die feierliche Preisverleihung und Präsentation der Siegerarbeiten findet im Herbst 2012 im Wiener MuseumsQuartier statt. Die ausgewählten Arbeiten werden in einem Katalog und in einer Online-Galerie veröffentlicht.

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