Thessaloniki Design Week invites all interested parties to participate in the Poster and T-shirt competition inspired by the central axis of the 2nd ThessDW  INNOVATION IN DESIGN  to surround the logo of the organization. Participants are invited to visualize their thoughts, ideas and reflections on the theme of the competition in an original way.

The evaluation of the proposals will be done by a three-member jury consisting of:

  • Dimitris Fakinos, Director, Partner European Design Awards,
  • Spiros Tsiligkiridis, Graphic Designer,  Owner of Graphic Box,
  • Thanasis Babalis, Product Designer and
  • Konstantinos Drakotis, owner of ‘Hello from Thessaloniki’.


The creators of the first three (3) proposals that will be distinguished from each competition (3 Poster competition winners and 3 T-shirt competition winners) will receive significant cash prizes:

  • 1,000 euros the first winners,
  • 700 euros the second winners,
  • 500 euros the third winners.


Your proposals should be submitted till  August 31, 2021  using the following form:

Terms & Conditions

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Poster Contest

Terms and Conditions:

  1. The competition is addressed to professionals, students and amateurs of graphic and visual arts, but also anyone who feels creative and wants to transform their ideas into a poster!
  2. Necessary condition is the mention of the central axis of the event  INNOVATION IN DESIGN , the dates (13-17 October) and the incorporation of the logo of Thessaloniki Design Week, in a visible part of the poster.
  3. The technique to be used is free (photography, collage, painting, graphic design, etc.), but the work must not contain images, photographs, persons, trademarks, insignia or other elements for which the contestant is not licensed.
  4. Each contestant can submit up to two (2) entries.


Technical Information:

  • Dimensions: The size of the posters should be 35x50cm with vertical orientation.
  • Short description of the proposal max 150 words
  • Format/Resolution: The posters will be digitally submitted in .jpg, .pdf at 300 dpi.

T-Shirt Contest

Terms and Conditions:
The competition is addressed to anyone who feels creative and wants to transform/insert/ their ideas into a t-shirt, provided that the logo of the event, which you can download here, will be placed in a prominent place.

Technical Information:

  • The proposals should be submitted digitally in .jpg format, while the final design, which will be printed, should be submitted in a separate .pdf file at 300 dpi.
  • The design should be monochrome or bicolor.
  • The design should be placed on a T-shirt as a guide to design placement.
  • Short description of the proposal max 150 words
  • Each contestant can submit up to two (2) entries.

Proposals should be submitted till  August 31, 2021.


  1. The creators of the works that will be awarded or will receive an honorary distinction declare that they do not retain any property rights in the works that they will deliver.
  2. Thessaloniki Design Week will be free to reuse freely, for any purpose and in any way, original or modified, all or part of the material submitted by the creators.
  3. Participation in the competition automatically implies acceptance of the terms of this notice.




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