Invitation Design Contest Application
Winners will be announced August 3rd, 2010. A panel of top notch judges will select the winning invitations.
We cannot accept sample designs that are replicated from other sources. All designs must be uniquely created by you.
1st prize: $1000 and your design sold on Invitation Consultants (5% earned on every sale of your invitation)
*open to US residents only
The application process:
Once your application is received you will receive an email. You will be contacted if you are chosen as a winner and/or if your invitation is chosen to be sold on Invitation Consultants’ websites. Application materials will not be returned. For any questions about the application process, please email email@example.com. The application is considered the About You Section, signed Terms & Conditions, and emailed samples of your invitations. Judging will be based on originality, technical merit & marketability.
Email your application and PDF files of your invitation samples to firstname.lastname@example.org. We may ask for your InDesign Files.
The review process:
Invitation Consultants will review all submissions based on originality, technical merit & marketability. Ten finalists will be chosen by Invitation Consultants. You may submit as many designs as you like, however only one submission per designer may be chosen for the top ten. The ten finalists will be provided to the four expert judges to be ranked. The design with the highest ranking by the four judges will be awarded the 1st place prize. 2nd and 3rd place prizes will be awarded to the 2nd and 3rd highest ranked designs.
Contest begins April 20th, 2010 Contest ends July 20th, 2010 at PM EST
2nd prize: $500 and your design sold on Invitation Consultants (5% earned on every sale of your invitation)
3rd prize: $250 and your design sold on Invitation Consultants (5% earned on every sale of your invitation)
Good news: Even if you do not win 1st, 2nd or 3rd prize your design may still be chosen to be sold on Invitation Consultants (5% earned on every sale of your invitation).
YOUr blOg (if you have one)
ADDrESS CITY STATE ZIP
EDUCATION Or TrAININg
WhAT INSPIrES YOUr DESIgNS
DO YOU WOrk ON A MAC Or PC TO DESIgN? (either way is fine, just curious)
How to submit your designs:
We need a 5.5” x 7.75” PDF with a 1/8” bleed, with all original artwork. All artwork should be high-resolution and print ready. Other file types (such as .jpg, .doc, .gif, etc.) will NOT be accepted. If selected as a winner or design that we will sell, you will be required to send InDesign files (we may ask for these in any event) of your designs and asked to create matching enclosure cards. The winning designs will be flat printed.
Please place wording on the invitation that is relevant to the theme(s) you have chosen.
Please use only the following fonts that we offer:
Alex Brush • Amazon • Angelina • Avalon • Balmoral • Balzano • Bamboo • Banque Gothic • Bauhaus • Beata • Bernhard Fashion • Bernhard Tango • Bickley Script • Bingham Script • Bodoni • Boomerang • Bradley Hand • Braganza • Brush Script • Byron • Calligraphic • Cancellaresca Script • Carpenter • Caslon Open Face • Cezanne
Charme BT Roman • Cherish • Citadel Script • Comic Sans • Contemporary Brush
Coolman • Courier New • Curlz • Dartangnon • Edwardian Script • Engravure •
Engravure Gothic • Finehand • Florentine Script • Floridian Nuptial • Futura • Futura Bold • Garamond • Giddyup • Gigi • Goteberg • Grimshaw Hand • Hadfield • Hardwood
Hobo • Hogarth • Houston Pen • Inkster • ITC Kabel Book • ITC Zapf Chancery Std
Light • Johann Sparkling • John Handy • Kaufmann • Lemonade • Light Classic Roman • Liorah • Lucinda Handwriting • Marnie • Marydale • Mistral • Nadianne • New Berolina
Novella • Paisely • Papyrus • Parade • Parisian • Park Avenue • Pepita • Perky • Petras
Script • Present • Shelley Andante • Shelly Volante Script • Sloop Script One • Sloop Script Two • Solid Antique Roman • Space Toaster • Spring Light • Squire • Stuyvesant • Tekton • Tempus Sans • Tiger Rag • Plain • Trump Mediaeval • University • Vladimir Script
Voluta • Young Baroque • Zapfino • Extra LT • Zipty Do
I certify that my designs are authentic and created by me.
Name (type name as signature)
Bio lET US kNOW hOW YOU gOT TO WhErE YOU ArE TODAY AND WhErE YOU WANT TO gO TOMOrrOW
CAN YOU DrAW FrEEhAND IN IllUSTrATOr?
SPECIAl OCCASIONS (i.e. birthday, anniversary, corporate)
OThEr (please list below)
ThEME PArTIES (i.e. masquerade, fiesta, luau)
PlEASE ChECk WhICh CATEgOrIES YOUr INvITATIONS FIT INTO
WEDDINg (includes wedding, engagement, save the date, bridal shower, rehearsal dinner)