10 Festive Winter Holiday Design Projects

The holidays are finally here! We can now take a break from the mad rush of the season and reflect on the past year. As we look back on the year, we revel in the marvelous designs and the creative minds who are leading the industry into heretofore uncharted territory. It was an extraordinary year for the design world, and we expect the upcoming year to be just as monumental.

In the meantime, we would like to celebrate by sharing memorable holiday-centered designs from this past year. As you pause during the holiday festivities, browse these beautiful designs and contemplate on how they can inspire future projects in the new year.


10 Winter Holiday Designs


New Look New You
by: Saputo Design Inc.

Love this New Year Invitation! It earned a win in the 2015 Promotion and Marketing Awards.

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Kringle: Proof of Santa App
by Zulu Alpha Kilo

This fun app, which earned a win in the 2015 HOW International Design Awards, creates believable videos of Santa.


Marine Lane Custom Stationery
by Marine Lane

This beautiful promotional stationery was a winner in the 2015 HOW Promotion and Marketing Design Awards.


SoftLayer Holiday Card
by Caliber Creative

“SoftLayer is a dedicated server, managed hosting and cloud computing provider; headquartered in Dallas, TX. They were recently acquired by IBM, so when Caliber was asked to create their holiday card, the idea to model it after classic IBM computer punch cards was born. The result: an understated holiday card that is both witty and unexpected.” – Caliber Creative

This piece was featured in last year’s Regional Design Annual. Check out this year’s landmark issue.


Carlson Capital Holiday Party Invite
by The Matchbox Studio

These invitations earned a win in last year’s Regional Design Annual.


Thymes Holiday Catalog
by Wink

Wink designed a creative holiday catalog for Thymes and their work won a feature in the 2015 Print Regional Design Annual.

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Whimsy Whimsical Paper Goods 2015
by Yee Von Chan

These cards and tags feature charming holiday illustrations.


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Studio Tilt Holiday Gifts
by Studio Tilt

These lovely holiday gifts won the 2015 HOW Promotion and Marketing Awards.

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Chinese New Year Red Packets
by Melissa Chiam Tze Hui, a student at First City University College

We love this vibrant design and as did the 2015 Promotion and Marketing Awards judges! This student’s design earned a win in the awards.

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May the Holidays Be With You
by Swann Smith

Fans of the recently-released Star Wars movie may enjoy this animated holiday e-card.