2018 ADAA semifinalists announced

28 May 2018
The first semifinalists of the 2018 Adobe Design Achievement Awards have been announced

After a successful early bird submission session, we are pleased to announce that the first semifinalists of the 2018 Adobe Design Achievement Awards have been announced. The 2018 semifinalist submissions can be viewed on Adobe Live here: https://bit.ly/2JiH8ea

All semifinalist entries will be reviewed for the final judging round by the ADAA Judges at the San Fransisco Adobe offices in August 2018.

Session 2 now open for submissions until 11 June 2018

Students may still submit entries created with Adobe software to earn a chance at recognition, mentorship, Adobe software, and cash prizes. The final submission deadline is 11 June 2018. Semifinalists from both submission sessions will be reviewed in August by the 2018 ADAA Category judges in San Francisco.

For more information about 2018 Adobe Design Achievement  Awards, including the categories, rules and more, visit:

The ADAA Event page here: https://bit.ly/2IVfH70
The ADAA website here: www.adobeawards.com

Any ADAA related inquiries can be sent to


Becoming an ADAA Panelist

Every year ico-D facilitates the Adobe Design Achievement Awards Judging. We are currently looking for Experienced Professional Designers to participate as Pre-Selection Panelists for the ADAA judging.


The pre-selection judging, is conducted on-line through a downloadable application designed specifically for the awards. The contest is divided into two pre-selection Judging sessions:

  • Judging Session Phase 02: 12 June to 11 July 2018

To apply to become an ADAA Pre-selection Panelist, please fill out the following application:  http://bit.ly/ADAA2018Pan

A confirmation of the status of your application will be sent to you by email.

For any Adobe Design Achievement Award related inquiries, contact us at