theCool World: Shaolin Jazz | Album Cover Design Contest


A little late with this one, but hey still plenty time to enter, if you’re a serious designer, definitely jump on this!!

The SHAOLIN JAZZ – Album Cover Design Contest is a month long competition (Wednesday July 6th – Monday August July 8th), whereby participants can submit designs or “graphic remixes” of the album cover with the winner receiving footwear courtesy of VANS OTW and apparel courtesy of Staple Design.  The winner will be announced Wednesday August 10th.


  1. Designers can submit up to two (2) album cover designs only
  2. A design collective can only participate as one (1) designer – submitting only two (2) designs
  3. Size specs: 8.3 x 8.3, 72dpi
  4. Acceptable file formats: jpg, png, pdf not to exceed 2mb
  5. Deadline for submitting work - Monday August 8th
  6. Submit work to
  7. To see the album cover click here

Entries will be judged on the following criteria: originality and creativity, usage of typography, and connectivity to the theme of SHAOLIN JAZZ.

Eligibility: the competition is open to everyone worldwide

Prize: the winner will receive footwear courtesy of VANS OTW and apparel courtesy of Staple Design


Big shout outs to Gerald Watson on hitting us up on this, may have to enter myself!! Get to it, and get designing!

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Compiled by Christina Daniels

With Thanks to Gerald Watson

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