JAGDA International Student Poster Award 2020

The JAGDA International Student Poster Award launched to discover and honor next-generation talents, aims to develop and expand graphic design. Poster designs that combine images and texts as free expression have the force to move people’s hearts, enabling visual communication across countries and regions. Our hope is to understand each other and share international issues through posters. We are looking forward to everyone’s challenges from many countries.

JAGDA International Student Poster Award 2020 Call for Entry

English Ver. 

Please refer to Application Procedure for detailed application method.

  • [Accepted Works] The theme must be inscribed as letters within the poster. The usage of the copy has no restrictions.
  • [Eligibility] Applicants must be students enrolled in school as of January 1st of the year the competition is held.
  • [Eligibility] Group applications are not accepted (individuals only).

Accepted Works

B1 size poster works (width 728mm, height 1,030mm) produced between July 2019 and July 2020, portrait orientation only. The work must include the lettered characters of the theme. In addition to independent works, classroom assignments, graduation projects, and works submitted for other awards are also accepted.


Theme

Money


Application Fee

1,000 yen per piece (A series of 2 pieces is 2,000 yen; a series of 3 pieces is 3,000 yen).


Schedule

Call for works
Wednesday 1 April – 23:59JST, Friday 31 July 2020
The first and second round judging
August 2020
Announcement of selected works
7 September 2020
The third round judging
October 2020
Announcement of winning works
7 October 2020
Exhibition
25 November – 6 December 2020,
The National Art Center, Tokyo
Catalogue published
25 November 2020

Jury

The first round
Norito Shinmura
Graphic Designer
Shinmura Design Office
Japan
Koji Iyama
Art Director / Graphic Designer
iyamadesign inc.
Japan
Takafumi Kusagaya
Art Director / Graphic Designer
Kusagaya Design Inc.
Japan
Koichi Kosugi
Creative Director / Art Director
onehappy
Japan
Akiko Sekimoto
Graphic Designer/ Art Director
HIDAMARI Ltd.
Japan
The second and third round
Taku Satoh
Graphic Designer
TSDO Inc.
Japan
Yuri Uenishi
Art Director / Designer
DENTSU Inc.
Japan
Norio Nakamura
Art Director / Graphic Designer
Norio Nakamura Studio
Japan
Manabu Mizuno
Creative Director / Creative Consultant
good design company
Japan
Stefan Sagmeister
Graphic Designer
Sagmeister Inc.
U.S.A.
Chi Mei Chang
Graphic Designer
Optima Integrated Design
Taiwan
Theseus Chan
Creative Director / Graphic Designer
WORK PTE LTD
Singapore

Awards

Grand Prix
1 work
Gold
2 works
Silver
5 works
Bronze
10 works
Jury Prize
7 works
Selected
Approximately 200 works

Organizer

Japan Graphic Designers Association Inc. (JAGDA)


Sponsorship

Publicity cooperation