Competition: five Unfortunately013
calendars to give away

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Competition: we're giving readers the chance to win one of five calendars for 2013 featuring illustrations of modern superstitions.

Congratulations to the winners! Michele Han from the USA, Rachel Wilson from the UK, Jordan McCrae from the UK, Winnie Martins from Switzerland and Ignacio Bernaola from Spain all won an Unfortunately013 calendar.

Competition: five Unfortunately013 calendars to give away

Designed and illustrated by Fortuna Todisco, the Unfortunately013 calendar features 12 pages of drawings above simple grids with letters for the days of the week and numbers for the dates.

Competition: five Unfortunately013 calendars to give away

Each graphic is captioned with a cryptic quote to give clues about the superstition it is representing.

Competition: five Unfortunately013 calendars to give away

January's illustration portrays a champagne toast in front of figures in traditional Mayan dress, referencing the prophecy that the world will end at the close of this year.

Competition: five Unfortunately013 calendars to give away

March shows a rabbit with a peg leg, as rabbits' feet are considered lucky in many cultures, captioned with "Fortune. Or other people's bad luck".

Competition: five Unfortunately013 calendars to give away

Photographs are by Anna Molteni.

Competition: five Unfortunately013 calendars to give away

This competition is now closed.

Competition: five Unfortunately013 calendars to give away

Five winners will be selected at random and notified by email. Winners’ names will be published in a future edition of our Dezeenmail newsletter and at the top of this page. Dezeen competitions are international and entries are accepted from readers in any country.

Competition: five Unfortunately013 calendars to give away

The information below is from the designer:


In the only thirteenth year of this millennium, in the first year after the Mayan Prophecy (the year that we should be condemned to not see), in the year of the real crisis, UNFORTUNATELY013 comes to life.

Competition: five Unfortunately013 calendars to give away

An illustrated calendar, that one month at time makes fun of our modernity, so much clouded with the heritages of a past culture.

Competition: five Unfortunately013 calendars to give away

UNFORTUNATELY013 is a reflection, through images, about the anachronistic persistence of superstitions in the present society.

Competition: five Unfortunately013 calendars to give away

A project thought and realized in Italy, ironically retro, but comple- tely projected in the future.

  • MartinL

    This is just perfect. Love it a lot! :)

  • Andy

    Such an awesome idea!

  • Tamara

    I need need need!