Big Typography Poster Contest – Launch!

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I’m stoked to announce the launch of my first ever contest here at MyInkBlog! The concept is simple and the prizes are cool. I think just about everyone in the design community loves big typography design. So here’s your chance to let your creative juices flow and make your own big typography style poster using a quote as a starting point.

What is Big Typography? Get Inspired!

Need some examples of big typography? Check out these awesome compilations!

What’s the Quote?

I know the anticipation is rising ;) If you recognize where the quote is from, please avoid the temptation to create a poster all about that. After all, the biggest criteria to win the contest will be creativity. So here it is:

“What we do in life, echoes in eternity.”

So what are the Prizes?

There will be prizes awarded for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners. Here’s what you can win…

1st Place

2nd Place

3rd Place

What is the Submission Deadline?

You can submit your poster design until October 10, 2008.

Where to Submit Your Design?

I am using Flickr to host all the images entries for this contest. If you don’t already have an account, you can sign up there for free. Then join the Big Typography Contest Group that I created specifically for this contest. All entries must be uploaded to this group.

Any Other Rules?

  • Multiple entries are encourage, there is no limit.
  • The size should be 750px(w) by 1,000px(h).
  • The entire quote must be used in some manner.

Who Will Judge This Competition?

The judges will be Adelle Charles of Fuel Your Creativity, Liam McKay of Function and myself. Adelle and Liam are both super talented designers as evidenced by their blogs and body of work. We will be primarily looking for unique and creative designs.

I can’t wait to start seeing the awesome designs you guys and gals come up with! Let the contest begin!

About the Author

Andrew is a primary contributer for MyInkBlog. He is a full time web developer for Niagara University. When he's not working there, he's a blogger, twitter'er, wordpress'er, silverstripe advocate, blessed father and husband.

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  • Nick | Resource Pile

    Woo hoo! Lookin’ good, I’ll get started asap!

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  • styletime

    Ok so where are Nicks’ Light effect brushes? ;)

    I would love to embarrass myself by giving this a go ;)

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  • Mirko

    I am on a very thight schedule, but I’ll try to participate. Congrats on organizing this.

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  • Dan

    what we do

  • Andrew Houle

    @Dan Thanks for the catch, it’s fixed now. I should really proof read better! :)

  • Angie Bowen

    Yay, I’m so excited! I can’t wait to see all of the entries, I’m expecting some tough competition. I’m off to get started.

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  • Daniel

    I’m almost done with my submission!

  • Robby

    Awesome contest, can’t wait to see some great entries.

  • NaldzGraphics

    nice contest. Im gonna submit my entry if I have time this weekend:)congrats anyways:)


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  • Andrew Houle

    Thanks for the comments and interest everyone. I’m loving the excitement thus far :) We already have 4 awesome entries, can’t wait to see more!

  • Manuel Minino

    BIG typo madness… here we go!!

  • A u d e e

    Oho… 4 entries already…. :D I must go to your Flickr Group now Andrew :p Angie is right, it is going to be tough. I wiill seriously try my best.. It’s been so long since Veerle’s blog poster contest that I’ve joined.
    Good luck for everyone!

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  • http://www.fudgegraphics ferdinand | fudgegraphics

    I’ve just submitted my first 2 entries. I’m sure I will work on some more. It’s such a nice case study.

  • D.A.T.

    Cool, I’ll try to get one in there!

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  • Stephen | Sonata Creative

    Just entered this contest- nice idea for a contest. I’m passionate about typography posters so this was a really fun ‘aside’ to my daily workload. :) Thanks!

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