2017 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
Type International, Award, Open, Two-Stage, Onymous
Genre Architecture, Furniture, Graphic, Product
Country Taipei, Taiwan
Registration Deadline 28 July 2017 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 28 July 2017 (via Online)
Eligibility All
Target Field Entries must be original creations of the contestants completed after June 30, 2015.

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.

The international judge panel for each category will consist of experts (7 in preliminary selection, and 5 in final selection) who come from more than two global regions (ex. Africa, Asia etc.).

Taipei City Mayor Award: Trophy
Golden Award (1 per category): NTD 500,000, Trophy
Silver Award (1 per category): NTD 200,000, Trophy
Bronze Award (1 per category): NTD 150,000, Trophy
ico-D Special Award for Visual Communication Design: Trophy
IFI Special Award for Public Space Design: Trophy
Social Design Award (1): NTD 120,000, Trophy
Applied Design Award (1): NTD 120,000, Trophy
Judges’ Special Award (5 per category): NTD 12,000, Trophy
Sponsors Award (to be adjusted according to total sponsored)
Distinction (several per category)

Entry Fee

Announcement of Finalists:August 25, 2017
Deadline for Submission of Final Works/Mockups:September 25, 2017
Final Selection:October 1, 2017
Award Ceremony:October 26, 2017

Past winners

Department of Economic Development, Taipei City Government

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