IT IS TIME! HOW EXCITING! Finally we get to reveal the winners from our annual cushion competition - the Pillow Fight! The brief was to create a winning cushion design that would stand out from the crowd. Missed out? Read the brief here so you can get prepared for 2019!
Excitingly, there was more than one way to win:
Winners by Ranking
Each vote = 1 point and each sale = 50 points and when combined this gives you your total ranking. For this part of the competition, the artist ranked first place will get £300, second place £150 and third £50.
Contributor Selection by Ohh Deer
For the part of the competition where we select our next contributor, we at Ohh Deer HQ review every submission, and choose the work we think is the best fit for our creative family!
So, even if your ranking was low, you were still in with a chance to become our next contributor. Equally, those who ranked highly did not necessarily also win the chance to become a contributor.
WINNERS BY RANKING
1st Place - Christina Murphy’s Saved By The Pencils Cushion (1197 Points)
2nd Place - Rosie Dore’s Hawthorne and Hedgehog Cushion (986 Points)
3rd Place - Dina Arkhipova’s Adulthood Cushion (670 Points)
Congratulations! You guys will be contacted shortly and we wish you the very best with your creative endeavors in the future :)
WINNERS BY OHH DEER
Congratulations guys! Your cushion is going to be sold at Ohh Deer!
Thank you so much for your amazing entries. It has been so hard to narrow them all down but we managed to seal the deal on a solid 4 from over 3000 submitted designs! If your design is below you should give yourself a well-deserved pat on the back. Winners will be contacted within the following days :) Well done!
Pink Cheetahs Cushion by LeaWoodpecker
Vitamin C-ushion by FlorencePoppy
Wild Pickings by GiantPansy
Happy Cushion by Richard Darani Illustration
Obviously we can’t forget the other fantastic entries we had over the course of the competition! Listed below are some special mentions for your wonderful creative ideas and processes :)
Click on the cushion to find out more about the artist and even purchase the design!
Thank you to everyone who entered! If you missed out don’t worry as we run this competition every year, so stay tuned for 2019! Follow @ohhdeercompetitions on Instagram to keep up-to-date!