‘Love Wins’ (Literally)

Positive Posters announced their 2013 winner at their ‘Thirty’ Exhibition this week. Gotta love the irony of ‘Love Wins’, literally winning the comp!

PP13 Winner
2013 Winner – ‘Love Wins’ by Calvin Hui.

Aside from the irony, I’m a big fan of the winning poster – I love the ‘naughts & crosses’ concept of love vs money… very clever and effective way of conveying a very true, but easily forgotten truth. It’s a big challenge for everyday life, as we too often spend our life pursuing money… yet it is love we were created by, and for. It is in fact the very purpose of life.

In the end… love always wins.

Well said, and well done to Calvin Hui.

Thousands of Positive Posters!

Congrats to Nick and the crew at Positive Posters for running a successful 2011 competition! There were literally thousands of entries, so I did my best to look at most of them, but just couldn’t get through them all (or this post wouldn’t have been live until 2012!).

So here’s a few of my favourite entries based on the message they communicate, a clever concept, great design or a combination of them all. Enjoy!

by Tom Andrews // Hundred's and thousand's die in poverty

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Spark a Revolution!

Positive PostersI get excited about things like this because it brings 2 of my passions together – social justice and design. If you’re into either, then Positive Posters is worth checking out! Their annual poster competition allows people to express their own passion for social issues and design, by submitting a poster that reflects an idea or social issue.

“the unrivaled ability of designers to create impact, communicate and spark revolutions”

2 aussies put their heads, and passions together to develop what is now an internationally recognised competition. From their website: “Positive Posters is an Australian-based non-profit organisation that, with our community of designers, aims to raise international awareness for global social issues. We achieve this through an annual poster competition giving our community the opportunity to get together and have their say on a social issue or idea. Our community was founded upon our belief in the unrivaled ability of designers to create impact, communicate and spark revolutions.” Continue reading “Spark a Revolution!”