2018 Taipei International Design Award

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.

Category Award / Open to Students
Type International, Award, Open, Two-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Architecture, Furniture, Graphic, Product, Public
Country Taipei, Taiwan
Registration Deadline 25 July 2018 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 25 July 2018 (via Online)
Eligibility All
Target Field Original creations of the contestants completed after June 30, 2016

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.
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.

Local and international experts

Taipei City Mayor Award (1 in total)
Golden Award (1 per category): NTD 600,000
Silver Award (1 per category): NTD 200,000
Bronze Award (1 per category): NTD 150,000
ico-D Special Award for Visual Communication Design: NTD 50,000
IFI Special Award for Public Space Design: NTD 50,000
Inclusive Design Award (1 in total): NTD 200,000 (An additional NTD 300,000 will be awarded if the winner authorizes the organizer to implement the winning work and serves as the design consultant.)
Social Design (1 per category): NT$ 120,000
Applied Design Award (1 per category): NT$ 120,000
Judges’ Special Award (5 per category): NTD 12,000
People’s Choice Award (1 per category): NTD 10,000
Sponsors Award (to be adjusted according to total sponsored)
Distinction (several per category)

Entry Fee

Announcement of Finalists: August 24, 2018
Deadline for Submission of Final Works/Mockups: September 14, 2018
Award Ceremony: October 23, 2018

Past winners

Department of Economic Development, Taipei City Government

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