Winning an award can be both an ego boost and a nice little addition to your resume/portfolio. If you're looking to flex your muscles and maybe get a bit of recognition to boot, browse these listings:
- AIGA Design Competitions (some are opening for 2013 entries right now)
- American Design Awards (open to designers worldwide)
- HOW Design Competitions and Designer Contests (deadline looming for some of these)
- SEGD Global Design Awards (2013 deadline coming; for students)
If you enter and win or if you're a past winner, let me know. Do you have an opinion (positive or negative) about design competitions or tips for those seeking fame and fortune through these competitions? Write up your thoughts in the comments below.
Also see: Everyday Design vs. Cutting Edge (Sticking With What Works Doesn't Have To Be Boring)