viscom düsseldorf 2015
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designmaker 2015

designmaker 2015

1. Terms and conditions

The competition primarily addresses to signmakers, graphic companies and advertising agencies who deal with both: the design of motives as well as their advertising realization. Basically, all participants are admitted who feel up to this task.

2. Categories

The theme of this year's "designmaker 2015" design competition is "fast forward". Participants are expected to produce a design for a customer order which includes all the categories listed below:

A) Implementing via Digital print:

1) Vehicle advertising - full vehicle wrap (Digital print 4c on high performance foil)
2) Light box / LED (Digital print 4c on translucid foil)
3) Glass design by using von glass decor foil
4) Roll banner (Poster print 4c auf endless banner)

B) Implementing via Print & Cut - System:

5) Cut-out film sticker (Contour-cut free-form, format max. 20 X 20 cm)
6) Ground Floor Foil (Contour-cut ground floor foil with laminate, Format ca. 100 x 100 cm)

C) Textile Refinement and Sublimation:

7) Textil transfer via Flock- and/or flex foil on a black or white Shirt
8) Textil direct print (Print 4c on a black or white Shirt)
9) All-Over-Transfer Print (sublimation print on a white function shirt)
10) Promotion Item: - Mug printing (sublimation print on white standard mug)

  • Pen (digital foil - wrap around)
  • Sandals - Flip Flop (thermo sublimation print on white sandals)

3. Evaluation criteria:

The evaluation will be facilitated in the future by grading design quality and feasibility together, for each implementation, respectively.

However, the various implementations will be evaluated by the complexity of data processing:

1) Vehicle advertising 12,5%
2) Light box / LED 2,5%
3) Glass design 2,5%
4) Roll banner 2,5%
5) Cut-out film sticker 2,5%
6) Ground Floor Foil 5,0%
7) Textile transfer 5,0%
8) Textile direct print 5,0%
9) All-Over-Transfer Print 5,0%
10) Promotion Item 7,5%

4. Prices

The prize money for the best concept is 3.000,00 EUR the second best concept receives 2.000,00 EUR, and the third place is awarded with 1.000,00 EUR.

In addition, each of the winners (places 1-3) can choose between the following products:

  • CAR-SPECIAL/handbook + DVDs with current scaled vehicle patterns of cars, buses, trains, planes, boats, motorcycles, transporters, trailers and trucks
  • creativ collection BUTTERFLY/handbook + DVDs more than 30.000 professional vector-graphics for design and foil cut

The products value lies in a range from 499,00 EUR to 798,00 EUR. The winners receive the chosen product without any additional or follow up costs.

5. Data delivery

Your finished data must be delivered as .pdf, .jpg or .eps files with register marks. Clipping paths and data for the plot must be delivered as separate .eps files with register marks. For the evaluation proper installed data is very important, so please attend to color mode, resolution and file size.

Send your application by 9 September 2015 to:

Send your data up to 20 September 2015 on CD, DVD or USB stick to

Reed Exhibitions Deutschland GmbH

attn. Mrs. Anja Heukrath
Völklinger Straße 4
D-40219 Düsseldorf
+49 211 90191-147
+49 211 90191-149

These are the winners of the viscom 2015

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