Stationery Designer of the Year – sponsored by GO Stationery
New this year! This ‘Stationery Designer’ category has been introduced with the support of GO Stationery, which as a UK manufacturer, is in the almost unique position of being able to nurture a stationery product through its life – from conception and design, right through to retail sale.
The GO Stationery team is passionate about producing great stationery designs and products for many of the UK’s leading retailers. Based in West London, and proud to be a UK manufacturer, it has a great track record of working with retailers from stationery specialists to fashion brands to develop great quality, market-leading, on-trend stationery.
This design competition is a unique opportunity for budding stationery designers to work with an experienced production and sales team and see their ideas taken into production and delivered to retailers throughout the UK.
Theme: ‘The Next Big Thing’
Design: Submit designs for (min 3 separate items) a new range of stationery (paper) items
Prize: The winning range of stationery designs will be put into production and sold out to retail by the GO Stationery team
Criteria: Open to all independent, freelance and student designers
The judging panel for this Award will be looking for designers who demonstrate a clear understanding of who they are designing for and what consumer and design trends and styles appeal to that group, as well as good grasp of paper use, pagination and sizing and suggested retail price points.
Entry: Is free and will be limited to providing 3 x A3 pdf spreads, and an accompanying write up which will be uploaded online. Physical samples may also be sent in for the judges to look at - to arrive no later than 29 March 2019.