Judging of entries is conducted by a panel of judges representing the museums and galleries sector, graphic designers and print publishers. Entries are first shortlisted and then awarded Highly Commended or Winner. A Best in Show awards is selected from the winning entries.
Judges provide comments for winning and highly commended entries but not shortlisted or rejected entries. Judges are not available for commenting further on entries and the judges word is final.
Entries are judged on the following criteria: