Category Archives: Competitions

The European Design Awards 2014

Europe’s best publicised Design Awards The European Design Awards is the comprehensive annual awards organization celebrating the best of graphic design, illustration and digital design in Europe. A joint effort by 15 communication design magazines from across the continent, the ED-Awards boast the most qualified jury around, composed of representatives from leading European design magazines. The ED Awards, now in their eighth year, are constantly evolving to embrace the changes in the world of printed and digital communication design. An ever-expanding digital jury composed of…

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DESIGN TALENT WANTED

DESIGN TALENT WANTED FOR YOUNG AND DYNAMIC DESIGN TEAM! Muuto is looking for new exciting design talent in the Nordic region! Please apply through the Muuto Talent Award 2011, a design competition for students of design schools in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Iceland. Qualifications required: Personality, creativity and a good idea for a new Muuto product within furniture, lighting or home accessories! Send your “application” to talent@muuto.com as a pdf presentation! BACKGROUND / PRESS INFORMATION Muuto Talent Award was initiated in 2009, and so…

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BaseKit throws down the gauntlet for budding web designers

Web design software developer BaseKit has teamed up with iStockphoto to launch a competition for web designers and Photoshop enthusiasts alike. The prizes include: shiny new Apple iPads, Wacom Tablets and a stack of credits for iStockphoto. The challenge: to create a tasty original website design using BaseKit. The competition is live now, and entries can be submitted up until 2nd May 2010. After this, the judges will deliberate over the entries and create a shortlist, from which the eventual winners will be selected. Judges…

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POWERHOUSE MUSEUM INTERNATIONAL LACE AWARD

The Powerhouse Museum International Lace Award is presented by the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia. The Powerhouse Museum is part of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Australia’s leading cultural institution dedicated to celebrating human ingenuity. Lace offers a subtle interplay of space, light and shadows and the mystery of concealment. The Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, has an extraordinary and well documented collection of approximately 3,000 items of lace dating from the sixteenth century to the present. The Museum’s Lace Study Centre has three hundred handmade…

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Call for Entries: Enter the most prestigious juried competition for illustration.

Introduce your work to the world. Enter Communication Arts magazine’s 51st Illustration Competition. Hundreds of award-winning images are selected for their creative excellence—by an esteemed jury of designers and art directors—in editorial, advertising, institutional, for sale and unpublished categories. Why enter? CA’s Award of Excellence is one of the most-coveted awards in the industry. If chosen, winning places you in the highest ranks of your profession. Ask any creative director which competitions rank as the most influential, and they’ll place Communication Arts at the top…

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New identity for Aalto University

Aalto University is a newly created university resulting from the merger of three Finnish universities the Helsinki School of Economics, the University of Art and Design and the Helsinki University of Technology – all leading and renowned institutions in their respective fields and in their own right. Aalto University will begin operating in January 2010, and open up a new world of possibilities for multidisciplinary education and research. Recently Aalto University got its identity, selected after competition, and winning bid triggered a fierce discussion among…

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Swedish design student wins Electrolux Design Lab 2009 with his concept “Cocoon”

Electrolux, a global leader in home and professional appliances, selected Cocoon as the Electrolux Design Lab ’09 winner. The announcement was made at the finals in London on September 24, 2009, at 100% Design London, the UK’s leading architecture and design event. “Cocoon” is a sustainable response to the world’s growing population and its desire to consume meat and fish. Similar to heating popcorn in a microwave, Cocoon prepares genetically engineered and pre-packaged meat and fish dishes by heating muscle cells identified by radio frequency…

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How to use 500 Pencils?

How to use 500 Pencils? Brief: How would YOU use 500 Colored Pencils? We’re looking for the most ingenious and imaginative ways to use the 500 Colored Pencils – ways to go beyond everyday use. Think creatively! Prize: $1,000 and a set of 500 Colored Pencils Deadline: October 5th, 2009 Click Here for details on the competition and the 500 Colored Pencils project. 500 colors, names, stories. 500pencils.com

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Electrolux: Ergorapido competition

Electrolux launched promotional campaign for their Ergorapido Cyclonic 2 in 1, in this time it’s a competition, where participants submits photos of their homes to have a chance to win Ergorapido or grand prize – a trip to London, Nice, or Istanbul and 5000€ worth of furnishing goods. I was proudly accepted the invitation of Electrolux to participate in Jury, and started to vote on submissions. In jury also participating well known bloggers and designers: ASHLEY WHITE http://decorology.blogspot.com MARTIN ŽAMPACH http://designeast.eu/ KIM LIM, Studio Chief…

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