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Tuesday, 5 November 2013

Festival of Dangerous Ideas – Dangerous Design Competition

Wanted:  Visual, media, communication and creative students from the college sector for an exciting, challenging poster competition.

  This is an outstanding opportunity for a creative communicator to make their name in the industry, with a £200 prize as well as a fantastic chance to undertake a placement with a top design/advertising agency.  In addition, the winner’s name and the name of their college will appear on the final poster.

The Festival of Dangerous Ideas is an innovative and exciting national education festival which has generated lots of interest, ideas, facts and figures, which we currently have available in a very unexciting, boring and not at all dangerous format!

Your challenge:  Transform the evaluations and outcomes of the festival into a piece of visual communication that highlights the best of the festival and creates interest in next year’s festival:
  • Dates of next year’s festival.
  • What were the highlights from last year?
  • What was achieved?
  • Key stats and data.
  • What did participants get out of the festival?
  • Ideas for the future.
The bits you need to know:

Who is the key audience:  Staff in colleges, schools, universities, policy makers including the Scottish Funding Council and Government, Creative Scotland, Education Scotland – potential organisers of the next festival Monday 09 June 2014 –Thursday 19 June 2014.

What should it look like:  Size A2 so it can be used as a poster and also folded into an A5 booklet.  Colourful, visual and easy to understood.  You will be provided with logos, images and information which should be transformed into an exciting design to capture the imagination.


Email Kelly Fitzpatrick expressing interest in the competition and you will be sent the information that needs to transformed.

Designs have to be submitted to Karen Lawson by Friday 17 January 2014.

The poster will be judged by a panel of design experts and members of the Festival of Dangerous Ideas steering group and announced at the Festival review and planning conference being held on Friday 31 January 2014 at Argyll Court, Stirling.

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