Please submit a supporting statement of no more than 300 words. Please include a word count.This award is for the star designer in your team, the person who has demonstrated technically brilliant design time and time again. Submissions should clearly explain how the designer’s work has contributed to the magazine’s success, paying particular attention to any innovations.



Please note that the most senior member of the Art Team (Art Director / Creative Director) should complete this entry form on behalf of their team, but may not be listed as an entrant. Instead they should enter the Art Director of the Year category of the main BSME Awards.

Art department heads should submit three separate pieces of work on behalf of the designer being put forward for this award. Should you wish to enter more than one person for this category a separate entry must be submitted for each person.

The work must have been published during the period 1 January to 31 December 2015

Please note – the magazine editor should ratify each entry

The judges will be looking for:

  • Quality of design
  • Innovation
  • Creative vision

Please complete the form below and send it with the statement, pieces of work and payment to the BSME Office. Please send the completed entry form as a word document and include any digital links so they can be easily viewed. The supporting statement and material should be sent as one complete PDF either on a disc or USB stick, with a print-out on A4 paper. Please keep a copy for your records.

Either pay for the entry online (click here) or send a cheque made payable to the BSME with your entry. The entry fee is £75.00 for BSME members and £98.00 for Non-BSME members (to qualify for the BSME rate the art department head must have been a member of the BSME during the period 1 January to 31 December 2015. If you had temporary membership from entering the main BSME 2015 Awards you must pay the non-member rate).

A VAT receipt will be sent out in due course

Mark your entry Rising Stars and add the name of your title. Send it to: BSME Administration, Gill Branston &Associates, 137 Hale Lane, Edgware, Middlesex HA8 9QP

  • Entries will be accepted only between 10.00am and 4.00pm, Monday to Friday
  • Incomplete entries will not be processed
  • Entries received without payment will not be processed
  • Entries and supporting material will not be returned