03.12.18 / TDK / 2018 Awards

TDK Awards

Oh yes, OUR AWARDS ARE BACK BABY! If you’re finding it hard to get your name out there or your portfolio in front of the right people, this is for you. We have 10 of the top designers from around the world, looking over your portfolios. They will be picking 3 each, making 30 winners going into 2019.

We want to show your work off to all the industry heavyweights and the world, via a full TDK interview with you, social media shouts outs promoting you, winners blog post sent to every single studio we’ve ever met (that’s a lot), plus its FREE to enter (of course!).

We’re looking for portfolios of Graphic Design, typography, illustration and digital/product design.

What you win!

  • Get your work in front of 10 industry heavyweights
  • Full TDK interview
  • Social media shouts outs promoting you
  • Winners blog post sent to all studios (hello job offers)
  • 1 x free 'TDK Pimp Your Career’ course valued at $99


Must have studied design at any point during 2017 or 2018. Current students and graduates globally open to apply. No age or location restrictions.

Jessica Walsh, Sagmeister & Walsh, NYC. @jessicavwalsh
Oliver Siegenthaler, Siegenthaler & Co, Bogota. @siegenco
Jupio Ishiyama, Studio A - Interbrand, Lima. @studioa_peru
Chris Cooper, Studio Band, Adelaide. @studioband
Leta Sobierajski & Wade Jeffree, NYC. @letasobierajski @wadejeffree
Jesper Bange, Bond, Helsinki. @bond_creative
Daniela Garza, Anagrama, Mexico City. @anagramastudio
Jeremy Wortsman, The Jacky Winter Group, Melbourne. @jackywinter
Caroline Bagley and Sohee Kim, COLLINS, SF. @thisiscollins

(please read this carefully)

Please submit ONE landscape pdf, including your resume (up to 2 pages) and your work (up to 5 pages) together as one file. We don’t care how many projects you include over the 5 pages, just pretend you are applying for a job. It MUST be named firstname_surname.pdf so we can match it with your details.

How to apply:
1. Fill out this form HERE
2. Email your PDF portfolio max 10MB to awards@thedesignkids.org (YOU MUST DO BOTH TO BE ELIGIBLE TO WIN)
Deadline: Jan 6th 2019.

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