Submit Your Work

The CDA is seeking design work that has received special recognition (in competitions or media coverage), is Chicago-related, or is innovative and contributes to Chicago's impact as a center for art and design. Accepted work is contingent upon approval by a panel of three recognized designers/CDA Advisors.

Designers
You may include a bio for each designer on this project (150 word maximum each). You may also submit this later, once your piece is accessioned into the archive.
Design Directors
Project Type
Select all that apply.
Catalog terms allow our collection an additional level of searchability. If you don’t select a term, we will choose one for your project
Include any additional information about this submission
Submit an appropriate number of images to capture the character of the project selection. Resolution: horizontal or vertical (min): 3000px @ 300dpi, TIFF format preferred
Maximum 4 files.
128 MB limit.
Allowed types: gif jpg png tif tiff jpeg.