By Hand From The Heart: One Show, Many Stories!

By Hand From The Heart is a curated makers market event in Chennai, South India. UPCOMING EVENT: 24th – 25th, AUGUST, CROWNE PLAZA, CHENNAI

Student Poster Design Contest


The Challenge

Design a poster for our upcoming event. Create a SAVE THE DATE poster that captures the spirit of the maker and our market. Showcase your artwork in your original style. To know more about our market; please visit our Facebook page.


Contest Details

Contest open for students of Visual Arts or Visual Communications in Chennai.

Submission must be an original design using art and graphic design tools. No exceptions to copyright will be permitted.

Dimensions: 19.5 cms WIDTH and 13.5 cms HEIGHT

A maximum of 2 submissions per entrant.

Entries due: July 25th 2016

Winner Announced: July 31st 2016


How to Participate

Participants must design their submissions in 2 file formats: 1 web resolution in JPEG & & print resolution 300 dpi. Title your files with your “firstname_lastname”

Participants must mail the JPEG web resolution file to byhandfromtheheart @

Label your email with the subject line “Student Poster Design Contest: By Hand From The Heart August 2016”

All submissions must be sent as an email attachment and not embedded in your email.
In the body of your email, list your name, institution, a phone number where you can be reached.

A jury panel will select the winning poster.

Contest Rules

Participant must also post their design on their Instagram & Facebook; with the hashtag #byhandfromtheheartpostercontest

Winner’s submission will be used in the 2016 BHFTH Makers Market marketing materials, and online promos. All credit will be given to the student online.

Poster must include the following content

By Hand From The Heart One Show, Many Stories

18th Edition

Makers Market

The marketplace will feature crafters, designers, artisans, farmers and food artisans from all across India.

Friday & Saturday, 5th & 6th August 2016

10:00 a.m – 8:00 p.m

Crowne Plaza Chennai Adyar Park 132, T.T.K Road, Alwarpet, Chennai – 600018, Tamil Nadu. India

All Cards Accepted |

Prizes will be awarded for:

1st Place: Cash prize INR 2000 and a By Hand From The Heart Hamper

Fan Favorite (Most Likes on Facebook): By Hand From The Heart Hamper. Anyone can vote for Fan Favorites on Facebook from June 15th 2016 through 3rd August 2016.

For more information about the BHFTH Makers Market Poster Contest, please contact the market team by email to byhandfromtheheart at gmail dot com

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