Taipei International Design Award 2017
Taipei City Government organises the Taipei International Design Award in the ethos of “Design for Adaptive City”, as an on-going gesture to the world, particularly to those with a passion for creativeness and design, a gesture in projecting the urban branding imagery of “Design Taipei; Dream Taipei. Here is an open call for outstanding international designs and an effort to shape Taipei into a convergence platform for creative designs, thereby to discover creative designs with business potential, and further still, to encourage practices of social design in an advocacy that design as a medium can bring humans a better, more pleasant and convenient life.
2017 sees the 10th anniversary of Taipei International Design Award. Over the years, the Taipei City Government has been devoted to shaping Taipei into a city with design visions and has been encouraging designers to contemplate on the meaning of design, to see design as a problem-solving tool, that is, to solve problems inevitably faced by the general public, the society or the city, by way of design thinking, and notably, to deliver substantial impact via social design, and to further present Taipei International Design Award in the ethos of “Design for Adaptive City”.
Note: The competition was known as Taipei Industrial Design Award between 2008 and 2011, re-named in 2012 as Taipei International Design Award, and has been so called since.
Entries are grouped into three main categories:
- Industrial Design
Industrial design refers to design works that can be mass-produced, including general and digital application, transportation tools, equipment and instruments, daily utilities and household goods, IT and home appliances, etc.
- Visual Communication
Design Visual Communication includes designs of digital graphic creations, identity, posters, packaging and printing (including digital printing) etc.
- Public Space
Design Open space provided for public use, government buildings and certain private establishments.
- Everyone around the world is welcomed to participate individually or as a group (each group is limited to five members) with one member as the main correspondent.
- Entries must be original creations of the contestants completed after June 30, 2015
Deadline:28th July 2017