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4 Reasons These Past Winners Want You to Enter RDA 2013

The Print Regional Design Annual, now in its 32nd year, is the most comprehensive survey of graphic design in the United States and the only design competition organized by geography. When you enter the RDA you not only have the opportunity for national exposure, but to see how your work measures up against your...

Why Enter the RDA? 4 Winners Share their Stories

For 32 years, the Regional Design Annual has awarded and published the best the design world has to offer. When you enter the RDA, it’s a prestigious opportunity for you to showcase your best work.  Each year we are inspired by the submissions we receive from talented designers across the country. We’re so flattered...

Vote for Print Portfolio Review's Readers' Choice Award

The results are in from Print’s First Annual Portfolio Review competition, and our five esteemed judges—Jessica Walsh, Debbie Millman, Natasha Jen, Mirko Ilić and Scott Stowell—each picked their top winner for an all-expense-paid trip to San Francisco to meet with them one on one at HOW Design Live. The competition was fierce, and each judge...

Learn Logo Design From a Master

“Most advertising creative directors produce ads . . . that are only half-credible and that lose 90 percent of viewers within the first few seconds.” That is one of a number of provocative statements made by Bill Haig in a wide-ranging interview with Steven Heller posted on Imprint last June. As Heller pointed out...

A Brief Guide to This Week's Closeout Design Sale

Today through Sunday, MyDesignShop.com is holding its year-end closeout sale, with huge discounts on almost 50 essential design books. We’re highlighting some of our favorites below. Whether you’re looking for holiday gifts for designers or just a little something for yourself, this sale should give you plenty to choose from. Closeout Design Books: Women of...