Category Archives: Creativity

Skywards 2013 Future Artists – Call for entries – Deadline 25th of June 2012

Skywards Future Artists aims to discover exciting new talent in contemporary art and showcase their work worldwide.

Open to any person practising art as an amateur artist, art student or self-taught artist from anywhere in the world. The three winning artists will each receive US$5,000 of prize money and if they are art students, their Art institution would be recognised with a special award of US$2,000.

Winning submissions will also be displayed on a range of communications materials, including our frequent flyer Skywards membership cards, and will be fully credited to the winning artists, giving them unprecedented global coverage and recognition.

Call for entries

Chose the theme that most inspires you, whether it’s Endless Opportunities, A Brighter Future or Global Citizens.

You may enter one or more of the briefs, but please make only one submission for each brief.

This year we’re aiming to make the Skywards Future Artists competition bigger and better as we broaden our scope to champion the work of emerging artists. One of them could be you.

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Visual Reactions by Mohammad Sharaf

I had the pleasure of meeting the passionate Kuwaiti artist Mohammad Sharaf twice, the first occasion was professional the second academic while he was still a student presenting his graduation Capstone project of which I and a fellow Paragon team member took part in the Design jury  Paragon team part of AUK Graphic Design Capstone jury In this project he developed his own study on the Identity, and the Emblem of Kuwait titled The Identity of the Falcon I am confident his passion, talent and dedication will take him further than even his wildest dreams.

الهوية الجديدة

The New Identity

نحو مزيد من الحقوق و الحريات 

Towards more rights and freedom

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Hiii Brand removes shameless copy cat logo from their competition

In every design and creative competition, talentless individuals copy the work of others and try to scam their way into winning and depriving true creativity from shining, which is sad but what is worse is the fact that some award organizers even when they are alerted to such incidents do not do anything about it!!! this is not the case with Hiiibrand.  After i brought to the attention of Hiiibrand (with facts) that one of the entries into their international logo design competition is a shameless copy cat, they responded promptly by disqualifying and removing the copy cat logo from the competitions as well as addressing this matter to the culprit. Thank you Hiiibrand for your cooperation, swift action and integrity.


Client: Huneidi Group

Agency: Paragon

Creative Director: Konstantin Assenov


The Huneidi Group logo is featred in a book titled “Letterhead + Logo Design” by Oxide Design Co. Published by Rockport. ISBN-13:978-1-59253-717-4 and ISBN-10:1-59253-717-0. Page:168. This latest edition in the best selling annual Letterhead and Logo Design series features the most innovative and exciting work in the field from well-known design leaders, new design firms, and cutting-edge artists. From logos to labels, business cards to envelopes, the creative techniques and full-color images portrayed in this broad range of work will inspire new design solutions for age-old challenges that beg for a fresh approach. Both design firms and their clients will find this an invaluable resource for inspiration and ideas that grab the viewer’s attention and create a lasting impression. This volume features more than 500 letterhead and logo design for creative services, education, healthcare, nonprofit, restaurants, retail and more.

Less original: Guangzhou berb philosophy Health Limited company logo

By: 攀之设计     Junior Member
Location: 湛江, 中国
Competition: Hiiibrand Awards 2011

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Kalimat Magazine announces the sale of its first print issue

NEW YORK, April 13, 2012 – Arab thought and culture quarterly magazine Kalimat has announced that the first print issue is available for purchase at the Kalimat Shop. Single Issue purchases are $12.95 and a one year subscription is $65 and includes worldwide shipping. The first twenty-five subscribers will receive a limited edition tote-bag designed by Faris Habayeb. Kalimat launched an Indie GoGo campaign in late January to crowdfund this Spring 2012 issue, which is the first printed issue of the magazine. Kalimat will be distributed globally and will be available for purchase in bookstores and on magazine stands worldwide.

Kalimat is a media production company that features bold, engaging political analysis, design, film, fashion, music, cultural affairs and new media content. Going to print is an exciting step for the quarterly which provides an Arab perspective on international current affairs, culture, design and new media.
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Why Facebook Is Hiring Ad Agency Creatives

And How It Wants You to Think About the ROI of a Fan

By:  Published: March 27, 2012

Just in case you were wondering, Facebook is not trying to build an ad agency, despite recent hiring of some of the industry’s creatives.

“Is Facebook building an agency internally, hiring a handful of creative people, starting something that becomes competitive with us?” JWT North America CEO David Eastman asked Facebook VP-Global Marketing Solutions Carolyn Everson on stage at the 4As Transformation Conference in Beverly Hills today.

“You’re thinking of Mark D’Arcy, who is my chief creative partner at Facebook, who we hired a little less than a year ago,” Ms. Everson said. “Mark has hired a handful of people around the world so we can have a conversation with the Jeff Benjamins of the world and chief creative officers.” (Jeff Benjamin being the digital creative JWT recently hired away from CP&B to be chief creative officer of JWT North America and New York.)

“Creatives like talking to creatives,” Ms. Everson said. “We need enough people at Facebook who can sit across the table from a creative leader and engage in a conversation about what the possibilities are.”

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