Submissions are open to students across the globe completing post-compulsory design programmes in 2011. Submissions are accepted for the following categories:
- Graphic Design
- Animation & Motion Graphic
The deadline for entries is 17 July 2011.
We will be running our Graduate Showcase winners' exhibition in autumn 2011, as well as a Graduate Showcase workshop event, where designers at every stage in their career can learn new skills, gain advice on their work and be inspired by some of the leading lights in graphic design.
Four categories, judged by the world's greatest creatives, who will go on to mentor that category's winner
Studio Output's London-based partner and creative director Dan co-founded the design agency in Nottingham in 2002. Since then he has led the team on major projects for the likes of BBC Radio 1, Arts Council England, Ministry of Sound and HMV. Alongside these projects, Dan is the curator for the studio, Sony PlayStation's ongoing digital arts project.
Autumn Whitehurst studied art in Baltimore, Maryland. After graduation she reluctantly embraced the computer and, following a variety of stop-gap jobs, went into freelance illustration. Today Whitehurst lives in Brooklyn, where she works for a range of clients including The Daily Telegraph, American Eagle, Sapporo beverages, Elle magazine and Penguin Books.
Prof. Dr. H. C. Erik Spiekermann is creative director and managing partner with Edenspiekermann, a design group with bases in Amsterdam, Berlin, London and San Francisco. Spiekermann has designed fonts and font families including Meta, Info, Officina, Berliner Grotesk BQ and Axel. He previously founded MetaDesign, United Designers Network and FontShop.
Animation & Motion Graphics
Richard Tilley, Artillery
Artillery is an award-winning Brighton-based studio of filmmakers, animators and designers, specialising in pushing the creative boundaries across all disciplines. Richard Tilley is the Studio's owner and creative director. After speaking at 2010's Graduate Showcase seminars, he returns in 2011 to judge the Animation & Motion Graphics entries.