UK Greetings Card Competition

Card Designs

This isn’t anything to do with BA6, however I thought I would mention that I am planning to take part in a competition/brief set by YCN to design a set of greetings cards for UK Greetings.

I had planned to do this over Christmas, and made a start as you can see with creating some christmas cards with my illustrations on them. (These aren’t what I am going to submit) I actually thought that the deadline had been and gone by now. Having been so busy last term with BA5 I thought now would be a great chance to complete this brief while I have a little less time. The deadline is actually mid-march which is fantastic: I hope to send work off before then.

As to what I am going to design, I am not sure. As suggested in the brief I will go out and look at cards published by UK Greetings. I am actually a ‘casual merchandiser’ for the company at present so perhaps have a good start with this!

Cards and card design is something I am really interested in, even though admittedly with sites such as Moonpig some argue that the card industry is in decline: I must disagree as there still needs to be someone designing the cards!

Anyway, I will try to keep posted with my progression with this project. I am so pleased the deadline is in March as I really was looking forward to doing this!