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To Death With A Smile 2011 – MUMEDI International Poster Contest

MUMEDI, the Mexican Museum of Design, represented by the MUMEDI Foundation, with support of Adobe Systems call designers, students, teachers, professionals and anyone interested in the subject, to participate in the International Poster Contest “To Death with a Smile”, to promote the exercise of good design.

“To Death With a Smile” is a contest about death, about how we deal with it, how we celebrate or fear it. Very unusual theme and yet so challenging.

Anyone can participate from anywhere in the world, but must be at least 18 years old.

A Poster Contest About Death

“To Death With a Smile” is a contest that presents itself as an exercise for good design, destined to stimulate creativity, so we might see the diversity and language richness in different cultures around the world, giving by every participant their own special style. It is about death, a personal consideration or approach, the meaning in your own culture, how we fear, celebrate or deal with it. It can be reflected in serious or playful way.

What will the Best Posters Win?

  • 1st Prize:
    • 1 Adobe Premium Designer Suite CS5 Software
    • 1 MacBook Air Computer
    • 1 One year Total Suscription to Online traning on Video2Brain
    • 1 A 2,000 pesos ( 180 USD aprox ) gift certificate to buy at MUMEDIShop specialized design store.
  • 2nd Prize:
    • 1 Adobe Extended Photoshop CS5 Software
    • 1 iPod Touch
    • 1 One year Suscription to Online traning on Video2Brain
    • 1 A 1,000 mexican pesos ( 80 USD aprox ) gift certificate to buy at MUMEDIShop specialized design store.
  • 3rd Prize:
    • 1 Adobe Illustrator CS5 Software
    • 1 Six months Suscription to Online traning on Video2Brain
    • 1 A 1,000 mexican pesos ( 80 USD aprox ) gift certificate to buy at MUMEDIShop specialized design store.
  • Popular Selection Prize:
    • All exhibition visitors will vote during the first month for their favorite poster and the winner will get a special printed acknowledgment.
  • Honorary Mentions:
    • 1 Month Suscription to Online traning on Video2Brain

The best 300 entries will be exhibited at the Mexican Museum of Design from November 2011 to March 2012 in the Downtown Historic Center of Mexico City.

Poster Requirements

The posters will have to be presented – without exception – in agreement to the following requirements:

  • All entries must have these dimensions: 60 x 90 cm in vertical format.
  • You can enter the contest as an individual or a collective with no more than three participants, in this case you must name a representative.
  • Anyone can participate from anywhere in the world, but must be at least 18 years old.
  • Technique is freestyle but at the end it should go through any of the Adobe Systems Software Family in any of its versions and in the end it should be put into the requested electronic file format .JPG.
  • Each participant o group of participants can enter up to 3 entries, and each entry should come with a separate envelope containing all the required documents.

How to Enter MUMEDI 2011 Poster Contest?

All materials should be sent by courier or delivered directly to the following address:

MUMEDI
Museo Mexicano del Diseño
Av. Francisco I. Madero No. 74
Colonia Centro Histórico
México D.F. 06000
MÉXICO

Please download and read the complete Call for Entries for further details.