PRINT CRITERIA

Including But Not Limited To: logos, stationery, brand identity sets, packaging, posters, books, packaging, screen-printed t-shirts, calendars, annual reports, book jackets/covers, brochures, catalogs, newsletters, invitations, announcements, etc., and environmental graphics including; signage, way-finding systems, mapping, exhibition design, themed environments, retail spaces, vehicle graphics, and special-event atmospherics.

1) Provide printed samples for judging.
Do not mount. Place all parts of a single entry into one catalog envelope, no smaller than 9 x 12, with a print out of the entry submission form. Catalog envelopes are available at office supply stores up to very large sizes. If your entry is not flat enough to comfortably fit in a catalog envelope, package it in a box or other packaging in which we can safely transport it to judging.

Clearly mark each package “SLC 100 SHOW ATTN: BROOKE TRAVIS” and include a printout of the email notification associated with the entry.” You do not need to tag the individual pieces within each package.

2) Upload up to four digital portfolio images.
Digital Files must be JPG, RGB, 1500 x 1160 @72 dpi. AIGA SLC reserves the right to shoot new images of any entry if needed. These images will be used in the winners’ book and the presentation at the show, if selected.

Additional requirements specific to sub-categories:

  • Logos
    Provide print-outs of the logo in B/W and in color on separate 8.5×11 sheets of paper or cover stock, and a sample of the logo in use (submit printed stationery, advertising, or print a screen shot of a web site).
  • Stationery
    Provide a printed sample of a letterhead, business card and an envelope. Second sheet may also be included. Considered a single entry.
  • Mixed Media Campaign
    Enter as a campaign to be judged as a set. Can include print, identity, web and/or motion. Enter the campaign as a Print Entry, and include any links or URLs in the Notes field. Submit a 17 x 11 print-out showing all the campaign elements on a single sheet for judging. Judges will be directed to view your web site or video on line using the URL(s) you provide. You may use more than one sheet if necessary.
  • Environmental Graphics
    Applications include, but are not limited to, signage, way-finding systems, mapping, exhibition design, themed environments, retail spaces, vehicle graphics, and special-event atmospherics. Submit printed photos as necessary to represent overall features and design details of graphic elements.
Project Team Credits
If applicable

  • Art Director
  • Designer
  • Developer
  • Illustrator
  • Copywriter
  • Photographer
  • Special Consultant
  • Other
Production Credits
If applicable

  • Print company or other vendor
  • Paper used
Digital Portfolio Images
Required

  • Upload up to 4 images
  • JPG, RGB, 1500 x 1160 at 72 dpi
  • Photos or digital compilations are acceptable
  • Provide screen shots for web and motion entries
  • Horizontal or vertical