adobo Magazine Design Awards at the Ayala Museum

adobo Magazine Design Awards: Call for entries extended to April 7, 2012!

The adobo Design Awards is extending its deadline for submission of entries to April 7, 2012. Open to students, professionals, freelancers, and enthusiasts, the competition challenges the Philippines’ best creative minds to put their design skills to the test through two categories: Main and Theme.


adobo Magazine Design Awards at the Ayala Museum

Are you ready to take on the challenge of best in design?

The Main adobo Magazine Design Awards category is open to all creative professionals and freelancers beyond just the advertising community. Aside from creative directors, art directors and graphic designers, adobo Design Awards opens up the competition to fashion designers, multimedia artists, music video producers/directors, game designers, animators, mobile/android app designers, who are up to the challenge for the best in design.

There are 11 formats of entries that can be submitted: poster, book, logo, website, music video, environmental design, packaging, 3-D product, interactive design/game design, wearable (clothing or accessory), and broadcast/animation. Outstanding designs for every category will be given the Best in Category Award.

Every entry must have its purpose. There are five purposes: corporate or brand identity, self-promotion, corporate/business communications, advertising, and advocacy/corporate social responsibility. Entries that best represent a purpose regardless of format will be awarded the Grand Prix Awards.

Entries for this category must have been released commercially or made available to potential customers between January 1, 2011-January 31, 2012.


adobo Magazine Design Awards 2008 gold winner Katrina Encanto

Can you make it more fun in the Philippines?

Help boost Philippine tourism in your own creative way through the adobo Magazine Design Awards Theme category, which is open to all professionals, freelancers, enthusiasts and students (undergraduate and graduate levels).

This category gives you the chance to showcase your own take on promoting the beauty of the Philippines. You may focus on either a beautiful scenery (i.e. Mayon Volcano) or a portrayal of the country’s personality (i.e. hospitality).

Simply present a positive and memorable image of the country that can entice both foreigners and locals to explore the wonders of the Philippines.

Entries to this adobo Magazine Design category must include a graphic design illustration pitch (poster format) plus a choice of the following applications (consistent with the theme):

· Icon design for a bag accessory, which can be in the form of a dangle, patch, or button. You have free reign on the size, shape or placement of the design. So go crazy and impress us!

· Icon design for the back cover of a mobile phone.

adobo Magazine Design Awards Entries Submission

All entries must be submitted on or before April 7, 2012 at the adobo magazine office, Unit C2-A, Building C, Karrivin Plaza, 2316 Chino Roces Avenue Extension, Makati City.

adobo Magazine Awards Night is slated on Friday, April 20, 2012 at the Ayala Museum in Greenbelt 5.

adobo Magazine Design Awards event partners include, My Phone, Bratpack, Manila Beer, Videosonic Business Mirror, Manila Bulletin, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Philippine Star, 99.5RT, Ayala Museum, Fina Digital and Isla Lipana PWC.

For more details and to download entry forms, please visit the adobo Magazine website at or email adobo Magazaine at You may also contact adobo Magazine’s Jordan Jojuico at (02)845 0218, (02)507 8501 or mobile (0915)514 8815


adobo magazine, the country’s premier advertising and brand communications publication, is calling all creative professionals and students as the adobo Magazine Design Awards returns to challenge the Philippines’ best creatives. Originally launched in 2007, the adobo Design Awards aims to champion the best designs and recognize the people behind them. Open to all creative enthusiasts, professionals, freelancers and students, the competition promises to up the ante and bring out the best of the best.

adobo Magazine Design Awards at the Ayala Museum