Design

DE1. DESIGN

No physical entries allowed – Electronic media only. ALL non-English work must come with English sub-titles

You cannot enter the exact same creative element into more than 1 Type A category across all Main categories. You must choose which Type A category best suits your entry. You can re-enter Type A entries (e.g. Logo) into a Type B entry, e.g. Identity Programme or Design Campaign. You can also re-enter Type A entries into any of the Design Craft categories.

 

DE1A. Brand Identity and Collateral Design

SUBCATEGORY REQUIREMENTS SUBMISSION FORMAT
Logos
Single Logo or families of logos. All media, including digital and in-motion.
• May include reference material showing the development of the logo and its application.
• Include supporting imagery showing the logo in context.
Mandatory:
• JPEGS and/or
• Overview Video
Identity Programmes • An entire branding identity for an organisation, product or service. The work should express the brand through multiple platforms
• Entries must include at least three elements of a brand identity, such as: logo, business cards, letterhead. May include digital components and brand guidelines.
Mandatory:
• JPEGS and/or
• Overview Video

General Design

Various design elements, including: Package Design, Point of Sale, in-store, Direct Mail, greeting cards, calendars, invitations, labels, stamps, menus, promotional items, carry bags, fabric designs, labels, wallpaper, wrapping paper
  Mandatory:
• JPEGS and/or
• Overview Video

 

DE2A. Publication Design

SUBCATEGORY REQUIREMENTS SUBMISSION FORMAT
Single Element
Includes single elements within a publication: magazine insert, book cover, jacket design, magazine cover, publication wrap. For Digital Platforms, see the Design for Digital category.
• Physical publications only, not digital publications Mandatory:
  • JPEGS and/or
  • Overview Video
Whole Publication
Includes: annual reports, books, brochures, magazines, manuals, newspapers, and technical literature. For Digital Platforms, see the Design for Digital category.
• Physical publications only, not digital publications Mandatory:
  • JPEGS and/or
  • Overview Video

 

DE3. Motion & Digital Graphic Design

SUBCATEGORY REQUIREMENTS SUBMISSION FORMAT
Motion Graphic Design
Includes: moving images created for broadcast or online, including commercial station and channel branding, logos, interstitial, identities, programme branding, online animations or other video content.
• Can be produced using animation or shot footage but no usage of existing footage permitted (e.g. edits from content featured on the station are NOT permitted).
• Videos over 20 seconds must be entered individually.NOTE: TV content promos or trailers should be entered in the Film category.
Mandatory:
• Overview Video and/or
• Original Content Video
Design for Digital
STATIC: This category recognises the important role that design has in digital media. Any digital platform can be entered here. The focus is on static or limited animation design. Examples include websites, mobile sites and apps, publication design, social media posts and infographics.
• Entries in other Type A categories, including the Digital category - e.g. a website, may be re-entered here. Mandatory:
• JPEGS and/or
• Overview Video

 

DE4. Architecture, Interior Design & Temporary Structures

SUBCATEGORY REQUIREMENTS SUBMISSION FORMAT
Architecture
All architectural projects including: airports, community & public environments (police, health, government, etc.), corporate offices, galleries, hotels, monuments, museums, retail, stadiums. NOTE: Architectural work includes new additions to an existing structure or brand, e.g. a new building, development, or upgrade.
• The launch date is not critical as long as the work has not previously been entered. Mandatory:
• JPEGS and/or
• Overview Video and/or
Interior Design & Temporary Structures
All interior design and temporary structures including: airports, bars, cafes, clubs, community & public environments (police, health, government, etc.), corporate offices, displays, exhibition & trade stands, exhibits, galleries, hotels, mobile demonstration units, museums, pop-up stores, restaurants, retail, showrooms, signage, visitor attractions, window display & shop front. NOTE: Interior Design work includes new additions to an existing structure or brand, e.g. a new store, restaurant, or upgrade
• The launch date is not critical as long as the work has not previously been entered. Mandatory:
• JPEGS and/or
• Overview Video and/or

 

DEW. DESIGN CRAFTS

Only creative work entered into the main Design categories can be re-entered into Design Crafts

A single piece may be re-entered into multiple craft categories

The jury will evaluate Craft entries according to how well the entry excels in the particular craft. The craft will be considered in the overall context of the entry i.e. the craft must be integral to and supportive of the objective and concept of the entry, and should not be superfluous or disconnected - the craft must add value to the entry.

Crafts must follow the same submission requirements as the corresponding category above.

SUBCATEGORY REQUIREMENTS SUBMISSION FORMAT
Photography
  • Crafts must follow the same submission requirements as the corresponding category above.
 
Writing for Design    
Illustration    
Typography    

DESIGN - MEDIA SUBMISSION FORMAT

Electronic and physical media allowed within this category - Please check each sub-category below for specific media requirements. All physical entries must be accompanied by an electronic image of that piece. ALL non-English work must come with sub-titles & translations. 
DO NOT PLACE YOUR NAME OR YOUR AGENCY BRANDING ON YOUR ENTRY MEDIA



As all work is judged anonymously, you must ensure that no reference to your agency is included on the media that will be judged.
IF USING VIDEO, you can provide footage of the entry itself, as well as supporting information about your work. Please follow the Film submission format. Overview videos must be limited to 2 minutes. If it is felt necessary, a long format video showing extended content may accompany the 2-minute overview.
DESIGN SUB-CATEGORIES & MEDIA REQUIREMENTS:
1. BRAND IDENTITY & COLLATERAL DESIGN - Any combination of: Jpegs, Overview Video, Boards, 3D Pieces.
2. GRAPHIC DESIGN - Any combination of Posters, Jpegs, Overview Video, Boards, 3D Pieces.
3. PUBLICATION DESIGN - Any combination of: Jpegs, Overview Video, Boards, 3D Pieces
4. MOTION & DIGITAL GRAPHIC DESIGN - No physical entries allowed for this category. Electronic media only. Jpegs and/or Video.

5. ARCHITECTURE, INTERIOR AND PRODUCT DESIGN - Any combination of: Jpegs, Overview Video, Boards, 3D Pieces
6. CAMPAIGN - Any combination of Posters, Jpegs, Overview Video, Boards, 3D Pieces
7. DESIGN CRAFTS - Follow the same requirements as the corresponding main Design category.

 

MEDIA TYPE
DESCRIPTION SPECIFICATION
JPEGS

Presentation images will be a summary of your entry and will be used for judging, as well as on screen at the awards ceremony should your work win.

  • 7063 x 5008 pixels
  • File size is 5MB - 15MB per image
  • Maximum of 10 JPEGS
  • Text must be legible when projected to a screen.
  • Submit close up images of small details that need to be seen by the jury.
  • Keep text to a minimum, utilise the ‘description’ section of the entry form for additional information about the entry.
Overview Video

You can provide footage of the entry itself, as well as supporting information about your work. It is highly recommended that the presentation is tailored/adapted to highlight the elements most relevant to the chosen category.

• Maximum length = 2 minutes
• Maximum size = 400MB
• In addition to the overview, you have the option to submit the full-length work which may be viewed at the judges’ discretion
As per video specifications. Please check "Submission Formats" in the Entry Guide.
ORIGINAL CONTENT VIDEO

Original execution of the content that was commercially launched or aired.

• Duration specific to category requirements
As per video specifications. Please check "Submission Formats" in the Entry Guide.
30 SECOND EDIT

We recommend you submit an additional 30 second edit with all long format entries, which may include a voiceover. This edit will not be judged but will be used on screen at the awards ceremony should your work win. If no edit is received, the original video will fade in and out on screen at the awards.

• Maximum 30 Secs
As per video specifications. Please check "Submission Formats" in the Entry Guide.