Domestica
DOMESTICA | 505 E. GRAND AVE, DES MOINES, IA 515-523-0240 (TXT OR CALL)

POSTCARD SHOW SUBMISSION DETAILS

WYWH (WISH YOU WERE HERE) POSTCARD SHOW

MAY 6TH, 2016 5-8PM AT DOMESTICA

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS 

QUESTIONS? DOMESTICA411 AT GMAIL, VIA TWITTER @ILUVDOMESTICA OR TXT 515-523-0240

CURATED SHOW | STRICT SUBMISSION DEADLINE: APRIL 12

  • 4X6" OR 5X7" DESIGN, BLANK BACK OR TYPICAL POSTCARD BACK DESIGN. INCLUDE CONTACT INFO ON BACK IF YOU'D LIKE, IN FORM OF WEBSITE OR EMAIL ADDRESS, INSTAGRAM OR OTHER SM INFO. PLEASE KEEP THIS MINIMAL TO ALLOW FOR POSTCARD PERSONALIZATION/ADDRESSING.

  • DESIGNERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR POSTCARD PRINTING + ALL COSTS INVOLVED IN PRINTING/SHIPPING*. WE ESTIMATE COST ~ $30/100 DIGITAL PRINT 4X6" CARDS ON 14 PT. CARD STOCK. *SEE BELOW FOR RESOURCES

  • ANY SUBJECT | DIGITAL, SCREENPRINT, LETTER PRESS, COLLAGE, ORIGINAL ARTWORK, PHOTO. DESIGNS MUST BE ORIGINAL TO THIS SHOW.

  • SUBMIT ORIGINAL DESIGN, PHOTO OR SKETCH WITH DESIGN DETAILS, BY EMAIL OR EMAIL WITH LINK(S) TO ONLINE PORTFOLIO(S) BY APRIL 12 AT MIDNIGHT. PLEASE INCLUDE CONTACT INFO, INCLUDING LINKS TO WEBSITES/WEBSHOPS , SM ACCOUNTS, ETC. 

  • IN ORDER TO PAY DESIGNERS FOR WORKS SOLD, WE ASK THAT YOU HAVE A DWOLLA OR PAYPAL ACCOUNT SET UP + YOUR PAY-TO ADDRESS SENT TO US BY MAY 1. WE SUGGEST DWOLLA BECAUSE IT'S FEE-FREE, SO YOU RECEIVE YOUR FULL PAYMENT FROM DOMESTICA + YOU CAN SET IT UP TO DEPOSIT DIRECTLY INTO YOUR BANK ACCOUNT.

  • HAND-DRAWN DESIGNS - IF YOU PLAN ON CREATING YOUR CARDS BY HAND, AND PLAN ON MANY DIFFERENT DESIGNS, PLEASE SUBMIT THREE DESIGN SAMPLES FOR CONSIDERATION.

SHOW DETAILS

  • MAY 6TH, 2016 FROM 5-8PM AT DOMESTICA. POSTCARDS CHOSEN FOR THE SHOW WILL BE DISPLAYED AND WILL BE FOR SALE. COST IS $3/4X6" CARD, $4 FOR 5X7" CARDS. PLEASE NOTE: WE TEND TO SELL MORE 4X6" CARDS.

  • DOMESTICA WILL HANDLE ALL SALES AND INVENTORY. DOMESTICA WILL SPLIT SALES WITH THE DESIGNER ON A 50/50 BASIS - DESIGNERS RECEIVE $1.50/4X6" CARD SOLD + $2/5X7" CARD SOLD. PAYMENT WILL BE MADE WITHIN THE WEEK FOLLOWING THE SHOW. PAYMENT TO DESIGNERS WILL BE MADE BY DWOLLA OR PAYPAL ONLY. NO CASH PAY-OUTS. WE SUGGEST DWOLLA SINCE IT'S FEE-FREE.

  • ALL CARDS MUST BE DELIVERED TO DOMESTICA BY MAY 3RD. LATE SUBMISSIONS WILL MOST LIKELY NOT MAKE THE SHOW.

FAQ

  • AT LEAST 20 DESIGNS WILL BE CHOSEN, BUT WE HAVE ROOM FOR 100+ DESIGNS. 

THE TOP 3 DESIGNS/DESIGNERS WILL BE REIMBURSED $20 EACH TOWARD PRINTING COSTS WHEN THE DESIGNER AGREES TO CONSIGN AT LEAST 50 POSTCARDS AT DOMESTICA. 

THE TOP 15 POSTCARD DESIGNS WILL BE OFFERED A PLACE AT DOMESTICA FOR 2016 (AND WE MAY HAVE ROOM FOR MORE).

ALL 4X6" CARDS WILL BE SOLD FOR $3 EACH WITH $1.50 FROM THE SALE OF EACH CARD GOING TO THE DESIGNER. ALL 5X7" CARDS WILL BE SOLD FOR $4 EACH WITH $2 FROM THE SALE GOING TO THE DESIGNER. USUAL CONSIGNMENT TERMS APPLY. SEE SAMPLE CONTRACT FOR MORE INFO.

  • CHOSEN DESIGNERS WILL BE NOTIFIED BY SO THEY CAN ORDER IN THE APPROPRIATE NUMBER OF POSTCARDS. A QUICK LOOK AROUND AT LOCAL AND ONLINE PRINTERS PUTS THE COST FOR 100 4X6" DIGITALLY PRINTED POSTCARDS  AT $30. SOME PRINTERS DON'T CHARGE THAT MUCH MORE FOR 250 CARDS, IF YOU ALSO NEED THEM FOR YOUR SHOWS, ETSY SHOP, ETC. WE SUGGEST LOOKING INTO THIS WHEN ORDERING.
  • DOMESTICA WILL PROMOTE ALL CHOSEN DESIGNERS AND THEIR POSTCARD DESIGN VIA SOCIAL MEDIA.
  • ALL DESIGNS ARE THE SOLE PROPERTY OF THE DESIGNER. AFTER THE SHOW, POSTCARDS AY BE SOLD AT THE DESIGNER'S DISCRETION, EXCEPT AT OTHER LOCAL BRICK AND MORTAR SHOPS PER DOMESTICA'S CONSIGNMENT CONTRACT. SELLING AT LOCAL SHOWS IS ENCOURAGED!

RESOURCES

CARTER PRINTING (LOCAL DSM)PER CARTER, THEY CHARGE $30/100 POSTCARDS. ADD $3 FOR BLACK AND WHITE BACKSIDE PRINTING.

8/7 CENTRAL (LOCAL DSM) | SCREENPRINT POSTCARDS

VGKIDS | SCREENPRINT POSTCARDS

GOTPRINT.COM | **UPDATE**: AS OF 4/17, OFFERING 500 4X6" GLOSSY FRONT 14PT POSTCARDS FOR $22.89.  $30.22 FOR 100 4X6" 14PT POSTCARDS; $30.88 FOR 250 4X6" 14PT CARDS - FULL COLOR FRONT, NO BACK.

PIXART PRINTING | 500 POSTCARDS ON 12PT PAPER FOR AS LOW AS $25 (1/2 OFF SALE)

NEXT DAY FLYERS | 14PT CARDSTOCK 4X6" POSTCARDS 100 FOR $23.95 / THREE-DAY TURNAROUND

DEADLINES

  • APRIL 12 \ SUBMISSION DEADLINE

  • APRIL 17 \ CHOSEN DESIGNERS NOTIFIED

  • MAY 1 \ DWOLLA OR PAYPAL INFO TO DOMESTICA

  • MAY 3 \ SHOW POSTCARDS TO DOMESTICA

  • MAY 6 \ SHOW DATE