POSTCARDS ARE ONE OF THE MOST MEANINGFUL WAYS OF SENDING A MESSAGE. ITS INVENTION WAS AN IMPORTANT MILESTONE IN THE HISTORY OF COMMUNICATION, AND LATER OF THE VISUAL ARTS, ENABLING A CONVENIENT, AFFORDABLE AND PRACTICAL WAY FOR ANYONE TO SEND A MESSAGE TO THOSE NEAR AND FAR… AND OFTEN A VERY PRETTY ONE TOO! SO, IT’S NO WONDER THAT THE POSTCARD HAS BEEN LOVED AND CHERISHED FOR THE PAST 152 YEARS AND THAT IT CONTINUES TRAVELING ACROSS THE WORLD TODAY.

With the goal of celebrating postcards by highlighting their potential as creative canvas, Finepaper and Postcrossing are once again running a GLOBAL DESIGN COMPETITION to find the perfect postcard to represent the WORLD POSTCARD DAY 2021 on October 1st! This year’s competition theme is

“ACROSS THE WORLD ON A POSTCARD”

For almost 152 years, postcards have been connecting millions of people all around the world. They carry news and meaningful words that the sender wishes to convey to someone they care about. After traveling across borders and many hands, postcards deliver smiles to those who receive them. They often enable the receiver to have a peek into faraway places they might never visit, effectively letting them travel across the world on a postcard.

Competition prizes: 1st, wacom tablet + pantone formula guide. 2nd, wacom tablet, pantone color matching card. 3rd, wacom tablet, mug pantone color of the year 2021

We look forward to seeing all your interpretations of the “Across the world on a postcard” theme. Anyone can participate with their own original artwork and there will be prizes for the top entries. The winner of the best design will also have their design shared worldwide as the official postcard of the WORLD POSTCARD DAY 2021.

Submissions are open until July 15th (11:59PM, UTC).

For further questions, please contact info@finepaper.pt.

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