Awards for 1998

Amtico Student Design Award. The brief for 1998 is to produce a concept for a petrol forecourt retailing environment. Open to second-year BA and third-year HND Interior Design students.

Deadline: 23 March.

Contact: Karen Rowe 01203 861487.

British Design and Art Direction Awards. Covers 20 categories, including packaging, product, environment and TV graphics.

Deadline: 16 January.

D&AD Student Awards. Categories include packaging, corporate identity, product and typography.

Deadline: 3 April.

Contact: 0171-582 6487 for both of the above.

British Interactive Multimedia Association Awards. The three key judging categories are education, business and consumer.

Deadline: 13 February.

Contact: Elliot Bullman 0171 371 2600.

Clio Awards. Categories include packaging, TV, print, websites, radio and outdoor media.

Deadline: 16 January.

Contact: 001 212 683 4300.

The Consort Royal Era Awards (Donside). Categories include graphics, print and communications.

Deadline: 30 September.

Contact: Jeanette Mackie 01224 804906.

Design Effectiveness Awards. Categories include product, corporate identity, exhibition and retail.

Deadline: 30 May.

Contact: 0171- 3123.

Design Week Awards. Categories include multimedia, packaging, furniture, product and exhibition.

Deadline: To be announced.

Contact: Fiona Hitchcock at

Centaur Events on 0171-734 0770.

ID Annual Design Review. Categories include consumer products, packaging and furniture.

Deadline: 2 February.

Contact: 00 1 212 447 1400.

International Brand Packaging Awards. Covers 25 categories.

Deadline: Early October.

Contact: Murray Lubliner 00 1 212 734 7841 or fax: 00 1 212 734 4964.

Promax Europe Awards. Twenty-one categories including print, packaging, and TV branding.

Deadline: 20 February.

Contact: 00 343 495 5306 or fax: 00 343 405 13 90.

Royal Mail Awards for Innovation. Fourteen categories.

Deadline: Nominations to be made by 23 January.

Contact: Julian Mohamed, Stamps Marketing, Royal London House, 22 Finsbury Square, London EC1.

Royal Society of Arts Student Design Awards. Categories include communication, industrial, fashion, environmental design with a separate category for engineering.

Deadline: 30 November.

Contact: 0171-930 5115.

Scottish Design Awards. Open to Scottish-based design groups and companies outside Scotland which have produced work for Scottish-based clients.

Deadline: 20 February.

Contact: Diane Young at The Drum 0141-332 3255.

Starpack Awards. Open to designers, package manufacturers and package-user companies.

Deadline: 17 April.

Contact: Moira Hart at The Institute of Packaging 01664 500055.

Student Starpack Awards. Seven set design briefs which encourage the use of different materials, from metal to plastic.

Deadline: 9 January.

Contact: Moira Hart at The Institute of Packaging 01664 500055.

Steel Packaging Awards. Twenty-two categories including graphics, product and packaging.

Deadline: 3 April.

Contact: Helen Tyas at D&AD 0171-582 6487.

STD International Typographic Awards. Twelve categories including publishing, corporate identity, typeface and information design, CD covers and packaging.

Deadline: 24 April.

Contact: Freda Sack 0171-734 6925.

All this information is correct at time of publication, but some of the deadlines may change, so always check at source

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