Gas (, the Italian apparel and jeanswear brand, has announced a competition designed for graphic artsits, designers, illustrators and creatives worldwide to produce a design that could become a flag for the world, in a competition entitled Design Your Flag.

Deadline for entires is April 3rd, and all designs will be selected and judged by a jury of curators, critics and experts of contemporary art. The ten best creations will be rewarded with a variety of prizes and will be displayed at a grand opening exhibition in GAS’ Superstudiopiù space in Milan (27 Via Tortona) during Milan’s Fuorisalone Design Week (April 16 to 21, 2008). A travelling exhibition will follow and the GAS T-shirts printed with the winning designs will travel the world via GAS Stores situated in the major international cities.

GAS World’s Flag is part of the GAS4ARTS programme, a project aimed to be a socio-cultural “activator” giving voice and space to creativity. For further details of the competion check out