COMPETITION – Design our new logo!

Calling all students, artists, and inspired community members!

Brixton Splash, Brixton’s very own mini carnival needs your help! In honour of our 10 year anniversary, Brixton Splash is looking for a new visual identity and needs your help. This is your festival so we want you to design our new logo! We are seeking Brixton (and its surrounding areas) residents  and workers who think they have enough creative flair to design our new logo. The logo should be legible and instantly recognisable. It must also promote the ethos and mission of Brixton Splash.

Our mission is to:

      1. To promote and celebrate Brixton

      2. To promote and celebrate African-Caribbean heritage and culture and it’s influence in the local area and beyond

      3. To promote equality and diversity through an inclusive festival that will foster understanding and harmony between people of diverse backgrounds

      4. To advance education in music, arts, heritage and culture through a festival and outreach programme, that will bring people of diverse backgrounds together for the appreciation and celebration of African-Caribbean culture and Brixton

How to Enter

The competition begins on Wednesday 15th, July 2015. Submissions will be accepted through Wednesday 02nd, September 2015. Winners will be announced via our website and social media sites and by direct contact to the winners’ email accounts. In order for your entry to be submitted and reviewed by judges, all entries must be:

 

  1. Submitted directly to logo@brixtonsplash.org
  2. Submitted with an application form
  3. Submitted adhering to our ‘Logo Requirements’ found below
  4. Submitted in their original source file and
  5. Submitted in high resolution

 

Logo Requirements

All judging will be done to the following criteria

  1. Creative– the designs must be striking and original.

  2. Usable – the designs must be able to work as a logo. The logo is likely to be featured on our website, our social media platforms and other mediums (stationary, pamplets, t-shirts etc). As a result, while we want the logo to be eye-catching, it must still be legible.

  3. Relevant – the designs will have relevant meaning to the Brixton Splash. The Logo must promote the mission of Brixton Splash, our mission is to:

      1. To promote and celebrate Brixton

      2. To promote and celebrate African-Caribbean heritage and culture and it’s influence in the local area and beyond

      3. promote equality and diversity by supporting community cohesion through an inclusive festival that will foster understanding and harmony between people of diverse backgrounds

      4. To advance education in music, arts, heritage and culture through a festival and outrwach programme that will bring people of diverse backgrounds together for the appreciation and celebration of African-Caribbean culture and Brixton

  1.  Colour – there are no limitations and any colours may be used. However, the logo must look good in colour (if any) or black and white.

  2.  Integrity– logos cannot contain copyrighted material. Logos must have been created and edited by the contestant(s). Logos may not include images or licensed images that have been previously published. Must be easily reproducible and scalable for large and small formatting.

Contest Details

  1. Brixton Splash may alter, modify or revise the logo as it sees necessary to achieve the goals of the company Brixton Splash reserves the right to not select a winner if, in its sole discretion, no suitable entries are received.

  2. By submitting an entry for the competition, the entrant is medium deemed to have given consent for the entry to be published free of charge by Brixton Splash in all media, including television,print and internet, for all purposes as it wishes. Brixton Splash will own all copyrights to the design of the Brixton Splash Logo. Entrants may be required to sign additional documentation produced by Brixton Splash to evidence the assignment of copyright

 

Full competition rules and application form can be found here

Prize

The prize will be the use of the winning entry as our new logo and a goody bag (and boasting rights!)