HOW 2014 Logo Design Competition & Awards

Always be hustling. HOW has launched it’s annual logo design competition and we want to make sure that you have the opportunity to compete for glory and awards. As an artist, it’s always important to get your name out there and the more competitions you win, the more you have to add to your resume when attempting to woo a potential client.


  • All logos must be submitted online by 11:59 pm EST on July 1, 2014 August 1, 2014.
  • The image size of the file must not exceed 1280 x 1024 pixels.
  • The image can be saved at a resolution that will enable us to zoom in to see details during judging, but the file size must not exceed 5MB. File formats: .gif, .jpeg, .png, .pdf; preferably in RGB color mode.
  • Credit all persons involved in the creation of the piece. HOW isn’t responsible for incorrect, illegible or incomplete credit information.
  • Student work is accepted.
  • Submitted work must have been released between January 1, 2013 and August 1, 2014.


  • Early-Bird Deadline: July 1, 2014
  • All entries are $45 per logo.
  • Deadline: August 1, 2014
  • All entries are $55 per logo.
  • All entries must be submitted online no later than 11:59 pm EST on the deadline date.
  • By submitting work and entry fees, entrants acknowledge HOW’s right to reproduce images of their work and showcase the winners on HOW’s website, print materials, related digital products and display the projects at HOW events.
  • HOW assumes all entries are original and are the works and property of the entrant, with all rights granted therein.
  • HOW is not liable for any copyright infringement on the part of the entrant and will not become involved in copyright disputes.


Ten Winners & one Readers’ Choice will be chosen to receive:

  • The Top 10 Logo Design Winners are recognized in a public gallery on, a site that receives over 3 million visits annually. Check out previous winner galleries.
  • The gallery containing the Top 10 Logo Winners will be promoted in HOW’s design newsletter, which reaches nearly 80,000 subscribers
  • From the Top 10 winners, visitors to will have a window of time to vote for one Reader’s Choice Best of Show winner, which will receive additional attention as the featured project in Behind the Design, a column in HOW magazine
  • All 10 winners will receive a prize pack of design books from HOW’s official online store – and a year-long membership to Design TV.

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