New Home Front design competition
The New Home Front initiative has launched at the Imperial War Museum - and it needs your help.
It is running a competition to effectively re-imagine Second World War poster and public education campaigns to help today's society understand the dangers of climate change, and what people can do to help.
The winner will receive £100 and their design will be used as the front cover of the project's next report, which will be a compilation of the best images and ideas. The best designs will also appear on the New Home Front website.
Our own website is full of examples of these classic 1940s designs, many of which are held here at The National Archives. Take a look at the originals and then see what you can produce. You could start with:
- our Art of War website, packed with the work of British war artists
- our Home Front topic website, containing many more examples of government advice and instructions to 1940s householders
- two structured lessons on how people prepared for the war at home and government propaganda posters.
Send your designs to the New Home Front initiative through their website at www.newhomefront.org/. The deadline for submissions is 6 May.