What are you designing posters for?
Are you creating them to address global issues such as environmental protection, education, water safety, or other significant concerns? Perhaps your posters are aimed at promoting social awareness or advertising commercial products? What role does poster design play, and what challenges do designers face?
In the current era, as the world grapples with pressing issues that have garnered widespread attention and sparked intense debates, the realm of poster design has acquired an increasingly profound impact on effecting change and is poised to become even more potent in the future.
The Poster for project serves as a resounding call to action—express your stance through poster design and make the world aware of your chosen cause.
Designers and artists from across the globe, including aspiring young professionals and students aged 19 and below, are encouraged to participate.
We are pleased to announce the introduction of a new category, E hand-drawn posters, specifically tailored for students aged 19 and below who possess limited experience with digital tools.
Awards, Trophy, Certificate, Exhibition and Book:
Up to 200 awarded and selected designers will receive an Award Certificate via email.
The top 2 winners of categories A/B/C/D/E will each receive a prestigious trophy as a symbol of their achievement. Moreover, in recognition of exceptional creativity, around 10 standout entries from category C (Coffee Culture) will be honored with a distinctive special trophy.
Opportunity to be featured in international exhibitions.
Showcased in the current edition of PosterFor's official book.
The primary competition:
A. Poster for Happy (Happy Posters)
The secondary competitions:
B. Poster for 17 UN SDGs Topics*
C. Poster for Coffee Culture
D. Poster for Cultrule Diversity (Art, Music, Literature, History, etc.)
E. Hand-drawn Poster (Topics category A/B/C/D, age 19 and below)
*The 17 SDGs are: No poverty; Zero hunger; Good health and well-being; Quality education; Gender equality; Clean water and sanitation; Affordable and clean energy; Decent work and economic growth; Industry, innovation and infrastructure; Reduced inequalities; Sustainable cities and communities; Responsible consumption and production; Climate action; Life below water; Life on land; Peace, justice, and strong institutions; and Partnerships for the goals.
Download the details of the categories:
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. (In English or 中文). Use "Poster Submission" as the subject line of the email.
Fill out the PDF form below and attach it to the email.
Make the necessary payment for your submission. Category A/B/C/D: $30 per submission. Category E: $20 per submission.
Name your files using the following format: YourName_LastName_NameOfPoster_A/B/C/D/E.
For categories A/B/C/D, the submitted posters should be in vertical format, either JPG or PDF, with a size 700 x 1000 px (vertical), RGB, 72 dpi, JPG. The maximum file size allowed is 10MB.
Category E has a different size requirement. Due to the limitations of hand-drawn posters, resize your submission to either vertical in A4 size (210mm x 297mm) or Letter size (8.5 inches by 11 inches) at 72 dpi and submit scanned copies.
*Download the submission form:
Submissions can be sent from September 1st, 2023 by email: email@example.com
Deadline for submission is December 31st, 2023.
The results of the competition will be announced on our website and social media.
Open to submission
The Exhibition A will take place at the Carrot Coffee located at No.169 Nanshan, Dalian, China.
The Exhibition B will take place at the Jedidiah Gallery & Design Store located in King of Prussia, USA.
Final-list and top winners announcement
The Exhibition C will be held at the QingYun Art Center Gallery in Dalian, China.
Selected designers in Category A/B/C/D are required to send a file with the following specifications to firstname.lastname@example.org: 300 dpi resolution, size of 70 cm x 100 cm, and color mode CMYK.
For Category E, selected designers need to send a file to email@example.com A4 size (210mm x 297mm) or Letter size (8.5 inches by 11 inches) at 300 dpi. Scanned copies are to be submitted.
Once selected, designers will receive an email detailing the next steps in the process.