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March 10, 2014 - Comments Off on Your Ad Here

Want to see your work in the real world? Here's an awesome chance, you could have a billboard you've concepted and designed up in the Elizabeth Olympic Park, for REAL.

You create a MEGA print ad for one of the selected local businesses in East London here and then your in with the chance of it happening. Not forgetting helping a local business find some new fans, and we all love the little man.

Check out the site and details over here. Deadline March 23rd 2014.

December 10, 2013 - Comments Off on Earth Hour X Pentagram Brief

Do The Green Thing and WWF are teaming up to bring you 29 posters from world famous creatives that inspire a more sustainable lifestyle (see last years collection). This is all in the countdown to Earth Hour and this is your chance to be number 30.

If you are between 16-25 years old and from any creative background, all you need to do is fill a poster template with something that you think will help the planet. Whether that is an innovative product, a great piece of writing or a slammin' bit of graphic design. If you win you get to have a mentoring session at the very very swanky Pentagram to finesse your poster! Not bad.

Get behind this fantastic cause and get those cogs turning by 13th January 2014. Get the full brief and submit your work.

November 28, 2013 - Comments Off on D&AD New Blood Award Briefs

The briefs are out. Right here. Right now.

We all know how awesome it would be to win. We all know how lucky you are if you are under 24 so you can actually enter. So, don't rub it in too much. Just go and collaborate with Al Gore (via WPP) and change the world!


Oh, heres what you can do and do it by 19th March 2014.

New Blood Briefs

September 4, 2013 - No Comments!

NABS, the National Advertising Benevolent Society, are running David Pilton Hub Challenge to design their workspace that any job hunting creative can use.

If you’re not aware of the ‘Hub’, it’s a workspace inside NAB’s HQ where you have access to Macs, a break out zone, advertising books and free printing – and all in the middle of London.

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June 25, 2013 - 14 comments

Don't Panic have teamed up with Feel Good Drinks Co. to bring you a live brief to test your creative brains. They want you to think big, think bold, and think different. The want to see ideas that stop people in their tracks and make them feel that ear to ear grin kind of good.

Type of Brief: Design a poster campaign

Deadline: 30th July 2013

The winner will get their very own iPad to move their creative work forward, and their work will feature in a London based poster campaign this autumn. If the entry really gets them fired up, they’ll also run it as a full blown national campaign in 2014, with all the PR and publicity that comes with it!

So get creating you lovely bunch and let us know how you get on! To find out more details click here.

June 5, 2013 - 6 comments

Converse and Dazed & Confused have teamed up for a fourth year running to present the Emerging Artists Award. An award looking to find the best artists around the UK. If you think this could be you, then its time to enter! Shortlisted artists will bag themselves £1,000 each with the winner taking £5,000 at an event in Whitechapel Gallery. Pretty awesome you could say!

Type of Brief: Five works of art.

Deadline: 23rd June 2013

To be in with the chance of this mega opportunity there's a couple things you have to do / be. Candidates must be unrepresented, under 35, residents in the UK and not in education. If these things apply to you then jolly good. Then its as simple as five pieces of your work, a page description of the pieces and your CV.

So hop to it you budding young artists. You might just be exhibiting this summer. All details can be perused here. Best of luck.


May 30, 2013 - No Comments!

Dimensions Festival is back this Summer in Croatia and they're running some epic competitions for you to get involved in. If you're a fan of underground electronic music, sunshine and a free holiday this could be the perfect opportunity for you. So the only question left is what are your mixing skills like?

Type of brief: Record a vinyl only mix DJ set.

Deadline: 26th June 2013

To earn your place as a Headline DJ at the festival you need to submit a 30 - 90 long vinyl only set of music you would play on the night. This you upload to Soundcloud following instructions found here. If you play by the rules and impress with your epic talent you could be partying away this September.

If DJing isn't your thing there's also a merchandise design brief to be tackled with a great reward too. So get involved!

May 29, 2013 - No Comments!

The School of Communication Arts has 3 whole scholarships for you wonderful young creatives to get your hands on, each worth £12,000! And, in their style, all they want you to do is solve a problem to enter. Just look at your own life, identify something that you consider to be problematic and document your journey towards solving it. Are you always losing your keys or your hamster wont eat his brussel sprouts? Then this is a brief for you.

Type of brief: Make a problem solving video

Deadline: 28th June 2013

Submit your two minute long video using the form at the bottom of this page and get promoting. The top ten will be chosen and you will be invited to attend a special event where the work will be shown and the final 3 winners will be announced!

Find the full brief here. Now get problem solving and good luck!

May 29, 2013 - No Comments!

Bow Arts is seeking to appoint an artist/designer/illustrator to create a series of artworks as part of the new Bow School development in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. The commission includes designing artwork for the student entrance gates into the school, the nearby underpass and surrounding area.

Type of brief: Create a series of artwork

Deadline: 14th June 2013

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 25th June 2013 and the artwork installation will be complete by March 2014. They are inviting submissions from all creative disciplines AND there is a £6,000 design fee for this project so get going!

Find the brief and supporting information here.