2015 Taipei International Design Award

We would like to encourage using universal design to improve the city's economic, social, environmental, and cultural development by providing its users with a safer, harmonious, and more convenient lifestyle.

Category Award / Open to Students
Type International, Award, Open, Two-Stage, Onymous
Genre Architecture, Furniture, Graphic, Product, Public
Country Taipei, Taiwan
RegDeadline 5 August 2015 GoogleCal iCal
5 August 2015 (via Online)
Eligibility All
Target Field Entries must be original creations of the contestants completed after June 30, 2013.

1. 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.
※ Requirements for Sponsors Award issued by Johnson Health Tech are as follows:
LOHAS~Fitness equipment in Industrial Design category
Fitness equipment include: treadmills, elliptical machines, indoor fitness car, weight training equipment, massage chairs, small fitness products, or accessories to fitness equipment.
2. Visual Communication Design:
Visual communication includes designs of digital graphic creations, identity, posters, packaging and printing (including digital printing) etc.
3. Public Space Design:
Open space provided for public use, government buildings and certain private establishments.

Taipei City Mayor Award (1 in total)
Golden Award (1 per category): NTD 500,000
Universal Design Award (1 in total): NTD 250,000
Silver Award (1 per category): NTD 200,000
Bronze Award (1 per category): NTD 100,000
ico-D Special Award for Visual Communication Design
Judges’ Special Award (5 per category): NTD 20,000
Sponsors Award LOHAS-Johnson Health Tech Technological Design Gold Award for Industrial Design: (NTD100,000)
Sponsors Award LOHAS - Johnson Health Tech Technological Design Silver Award for Industrial Design (2): (NTD50,000)
People’s Choice Award (1 per category): (NTD 10,000)
Distinction (several entries per category)

Entry Fee

Design concept description (max. 500 words), 3 compressed photos

Announcement of Finalists: September 2, 2015
Deadline for Submission of Final Works/Mockups: October 2, 2015
Final Selection: October 14, 2015
Award Ceremony: November 15, 2015

Past winners

Department of Economic Development, Taipei City Government

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