In each category, a Joseph Binder Award in gold, silver, and bronze will be awarded in the form of trophies: the ball of crumpled paper encased in glass is a symbol for the creative process.
In order to support independent, conceptual, and scientific activities in the fields of graphic design and illustration, money prizes will be awarded in the Design Fiction category in addition to the trophies:
First prize: 2,500 euros
Second prize: 2,000 euros
Third prize: 1,500 euros
Additionally, the jury may choose up to seven Merit Awards per category. All of the entries selected by the jury will be published in a catalogue.
The jury may withhold or reallocate awards and money prizes.
All entrants will be notified of the results after the jury process (July 2012). Entrants whose works have been selected agree to supply high-resolution images of the respective work(s) for the reproduction in the catalogue free of charge.