The ‘You Design Deakin’ competition is back for a fourth year so it's time to get the creative juices flowing.
We have just launched the Vintage Cassette t-shirt and notebook, using the winning design from last year’s competition. It’s now your turn to create a design that will inspire our next range!
This year, we are not limiting your entries to t-shirts. We want to see all your design ideas, which could be applied to a wide range of merchandise items. Think graphics for a hoodie, notebook, cap, backpack, singlet, mug, etc. Basically, we want your design to inspire us and we’ll find the right item(s) to use it on.
The theme for the 2019 edition of You Design Deakin is Shape It Up
Have you noticed the shapes that Deakin uses in its communication, as part of its brand? The shapes are drawn from the Deakin logo — we have a shield, a triangle and a circle. For this year’s competition, we want students to incorporate our brand shapes in their creative design. You can use one or all of them, you can stack them up to create an interesting design, you can use colour, photos or illustrations inside the shapes, you can play with the sizes... Get inspired and create a visual you think would look good on Deakin merchandise. Be creative and have fun!
The competition closed July 24th. As per previous years, a selection panel will decide on the top 4 designs, then students will then get a chance to vote for their favourite entry. The designer with the most votes from students will win the competition, the prize money and will see their design on Deakin merchandise. We will also have a $500 prize for the runner up and $100 for the other two shortlisted entries.
How to enter
Entries have now closed, however stay tuned to see the lucky designs that have been short listed. Voting will open on the 7th August 2019.
If you have any questions about the competition, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Last year's You Design Deakin competition was won by Molly Spencer, a design student from our Burwood Campus. Molly submitted a unique t-shirt design using a cassette tape to reflect the Vintage theme. Her design ticked the boxes for our selection panel and received an overwhelming number of votes from students as well. We're proud to have launched the new Vintage Cassette t-shirts and notebooks, using her amazing design.