FINAL DEADLINE: Don’t Miss Your Chance to Appear in Print’s RDA!

The final deadline for Print’s Regional Design Annual is Friday, May 29! Don’t miss the chance to have your work featured alongside the very best designs from across the country, in the midst of a historic year—Print’s 75th anniversary, and the RDA’s 35 anniversary. All 2015 winners will be featured in the magazine, and the Best of Region winners and their projects will appear in special profiles throughout the issue.

For profiles on our brilliant 2015 judges, tips on winning and roundups of last year’s best work, check out our rundown below. To enter, hop on over to our RDA site before it’s too late.


The 2015 RDA: The Basics

2015 is a monumental year for the Regional Design Annual. Find out why here.

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Why You Should Enter Print’s RDA
Ten designers explain why they entered the Regional Design Annual last year — and how winning has benefitted their careers.

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Great Design is More Than Just New York
… And Print’s RDA has long been on a mission to showcase that very fact. Get the story here.

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Tips for Winning Print’s RDA
Obviously, amazing design is the key to winning a design competition. But what else can you do to make your work truly stand out? Former RDA judges weigh in.

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The Beautiful Work of Louise Fili
Print takes a look at 16 gorgeous pieces by 2015 Regional Design Annual judge Louise Fili.

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“Think With Your Hands.” The Words and Work of Stephen Doyle
Print chats with RDA judge Stephen Doyle, “the ultimate designer’s designer,” and takes a look at seven of his brilliant pieces.

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“Solve the problem. Don’t decorate.” Get to Know DJ Stout
Delve into the words and work of Pentagram’s DJ Stout, Southwest region judge in this year’s RDA.

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“Timely and Timeless” – The Design of Charles S. Anderson
Print talks with RDA judge Charles S. Anderson of CSA Design about his life, work and iconic throwback style.

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Designing From a Female Perspective: Ann Willoughby
Sustainability, the South, and Women in Design: Delve into the words and work of RDA judge Ann Willoughby.

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“Never Be Afraid of Failing”: Noreen Morioka
Discover the design of the brilliant Noreen Morioka, Far West judge of this year’s Regional Design Annual.

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35 Years of RDA Covers
Here are all the RDA covers from the past three-and-a-half decades, from the bold to the brilliant to the bizarre.

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15 Award-Winning Book & Book Cover Designs
Feast your eyes on 15 of our favorite book cover designs from the 2014 RDA.

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How Has Design Changed Since 1980?
How has design at large—and especially the notion of “award-winning design”—changed over the last three-and-a-half decades? We decided to break out the very first RDA and find out.

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The Best Designs of the Year: Far West
As we gear up for Print’s 2015 RDA — the 35th anniversary of the competition — we’re bringing you the Best of Region winners from 2014.

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The Best Designs of the Year: New York City

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The Best Designs of the Year: Southwest

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The Best Designs of the Year: East

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The Best Designs of the Year: South

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The Best Designs of the Year: Midwest

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Where the Heck Did Design Annuals Come From?
Steven Heller traces the history of graphic design annuals and competitions.

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Print’s Regional Design Annual 2015: Enter today before it’s too late, and be a part of our 75th anniversary year!

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