Submission Guidelines

The Society of Typographic Arts seeks to honor the finest 100 examples of communication design and typography from around the world. Designers, agencies, freelancers and organizations are encouraged to submit their professional or experimental work that represents exceptional typography and design. 

Fees and Deadline

STA members: $25/entry
Non-members: $35/entry

Submission Deadline: Midnight on Friday, October 18.
Entries must have been produced between September 1, 2018 and October 18, 2019.
Every third entry will be free for STA members.

Non-members can join now at sta-chicago.org to save on entry fees.

Event

The judges will begin to deliberate on October 25. The complete 100 winners will be presented by the judges at Judges Night on October 30. At that event, all of the winning entries will be continuously projected on three large screens. Meet the judges, hear their thoughts about the overall selection, and see whose work was selected. The winning entries will be posted to the STA website soon after the evening’s event. For those that have entered the STA 100 competition, admission is free. For others there is a $5 donation requested.

Specfications

Digital assets only — No printed or physical samples will be accepted
JPG or PNG, 4000px maximum dimension
5 MB maximum filesize
Up to 6 images total (hero image + 5 additional images)
All videos must be hosted on either Vimeo or YouTube

Legal information

By submitting your work, you acknowledge use of the entry or images of the entry publication, promotion, and any other capacity, by The Society of Typographic Arts in perpetuity. The STA cannot be held responsible for any damage to pieces/work. By submitting you absolve STA of any onus for the physical state of pieces/work. The STA is not responsible for unlicensed imagery or content. Full payment of entry fees will be verified before work is eligible for review. Entry fees will not be refunded.