Tag: contests

  • Positive Space: 99Designs Stoops to a New Low

    Tony of Positive Space has a decent conversation going in his post: 99Designs Stoops to a New Low and Attempts Propaganda. If you have been following Positive Space for a while, then you undoubtedly know that I have a problem with both spec work and 99designs (previously sitepoint contests). However most recently the minds behind […]

  • Pixish = Spec-ish?

    Whoooh, busy time here at no-spec.com, what with the emails and hits rolling in on the subject of Derek Powazek’s new site, Pixish. Like other posters, I hold Derek in high regard so his waffly stance – professing to be against spec yet promoting spec – was a confusing surprise. Note: For those interested in […]

  • Speak Up and New York’s High Priority

    A personal opinion Fueled by passion for the design industry, a group of designers started the NO!SPEC campaign. Been there, done that, it was our aim to educate young designers about the dangers of working on spec. We wanted to help designers avoid getting ripped off in spec situations. We wanted to educate about working […]

  • SPEC!FREE Design competitions: bLog-oMotives

    bLog-oMotives: Calls for entries: Upcoming design competition deadlines When it comes to design competitions, it’s pretty difficult to find a spec free resource. The one I depend on has been carefully researched and compiled by Jeff Fisher, Engineer of Creative Identity, Jeff Fisher LogoMotives. Add bLog-oMotives to your feed if you want the lastest spec […]

  • Writers Ask Minister to Rein in TVNZ

    Writers Ask Minister to Rein in TVNZ Media Release from the New Zealand Writers Guild 12 May 2006 The New Zealand Writers Guild have asked Minister of Broadcasting Steve Maharey to amend the terms of an in-house competition being run by TVNZ. The Life’s a Pitch contest invites TVNZ staff to pitch programme ideas to […]