Pattern Design Competition

Are you a student designer,
Artist, printmaker or
Creative? Enter your pattern
for the Chance to win.

  • All selected winners will see their patterns used on palgrave pivot

print & eBook covers.

  •  1st Prize: ipad mini, or Apple vouchers worth £300 plus a one-week work

placement with the Palgrave Macmillan Design Department, working on live
briefs alongside our designers.

  •  Runners-up: ipod nano or Apple vouchers to the value of £130.

More information here.


People of Print

It’s that time of the year where all of the talented graduates are finishing off their projects and are looking for exposure and work opportunities. We are going to be doing lots of special features over this period to give you all a chance to display your favourite projects. All you have to do is fill out this simple form. DEADLINE 30th June.
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918 Letterpress Ephemera Show

Call for Entries

To submit your work for consideration in the 918 Letterpress Ephemera Show please use the submission form at the bottom of the page. There is no cost to submit.

We must receive all digitally submitted work by 9.5.2013and notification of acceptance will go out on 9.18.2013. International entries are welcome and encouraged. MORE INFORMATION AND SUBMISSION HERE


Why enter

Why not share your wonderful work with the world? It’s free to enter. It’s prestigious to be in a juried show. Most importantly, you’ll get free advertising for you and your press. Everyone in the show will published on this website and in the exhibition catalog.

If your work is accepted in the show, it will become part of the permanent collection at Samford University. The work will be used to help inspire students for years to come. We also have some great prizes you can win. Everyone in the show will receive a 918 Letterpress Show Poster (displayed above).


1st place – $100

3 honorable mentions – pack of 10 letterpress greeting cards ($50 value)

Everyone – will receive a 918 Letterpress Show Poster (displayed above)

What to enter

You can enter any letterpress printed ephemera such as greeting cards, posters, pamphlets, postcards, tickets and zines. Hand set type, photopolymer, wood cuts, and lino cuts are all welcome entries. No framed or matted work will be accepted.