Poster design competition FAQ’s

Can I use multiple scripts to design the poster?
Yes, you can use multiple scripts but should be meaningful to the theme.

What is the actual size of the poster to be submitted for the competition?
Keep the file size of 420mm X 600mm while executing the design digitally.

Can I design the poster in landscape format with the same dimensions?
No, the poster design must be in the portrait format only.

What is the mode of submitting to entries?
You need to send soft / digital copies of the design entry and the write-up. These need to be emailed as attachments.

Can multiple explorations for single design be submitted?
Only the final design needs to be submitted.

How many number of entries are allowed per participant?
Each participant is allowed maximum three separate entries.
(please don't send same poster repeatedly)

Can I get an extension on the deadline?
The deadline for the competition is 31st December 2012. No entries would be considered after the said date.

Will there be a confirmation of the submitted entries?
Yes, you shall receive a confirmation with the entry number.

Do you offer a cash prize?
We are not offering a cash prize. The selected 25 entries would be published and displayed in an exhibition during the event. The winners are entitled to free participation (Free registration, workshop expenses and food) during the ‘Typography Seminar and Workshop’ from 7th to 9th of March 2013.

Where to give creative credits in the design?
All we need is the contact information of the person submitting the design along with the name of the institution of study/design firm/agency.

What is the judgment process?
The judgment is through blind jury.

Contact Details
If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us:

Dr. Udaya Kumar Dharmalingam or Dr. Sougata KarmakarTypography Day 2013
Department of Design,IIT Guwahati,
Guwahati – 781039,Assam, India


Tel: +91-361-2582500, +91-361-2582463, +91-361-2582464
Fax: +91-361-2690762