Design Competitions

  1. 2019 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence

    2019 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence

    Sponsored by the Bruner Foundation, the Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence (RBA) celebrates transformative urban places distinguished by their economic and social contributions to American cities. Winners offer creative placemaking solutions that transcend the boundaries between architecture, urban design and planning and showcase innovative thinking about US cities.

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  2. New York Festivals 2019 Advertising Awards

    New York Festivals 2019 Advertising Awards

    New York Festivals International Advertising Awards is now accepting entries for the 2019 competition. This year the competition has announced a world-class advisory board, reduced categories by 35% and unveiled strategic new category groups and categories.

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  3. FlexPack Recovery Challenge

    FlexPack Recovery Challenge

    The Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) and the Center for the Circular Economy at Closed Loop Partners have announced FlexPack Recovery Challenge, which invites entrepreneurs and early-stage technology innovators to showcase their recovery technologies for fast-growing category of hard-to-recycle plastic packaging.

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  4. Clairvoyants 2018

    Clairvoyants 2018

    The third Clairvoyants international competition for an illustrated children's book is now open for submissions.

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  5. 20th International Gardens Festival

    20th International Gardens Festival

    The International Garden Festival, presented at the Jardins de Métis / Reford Gardens in the Gaspésie region of Québec, Canada is preparing its 20th edition and has issued an international call for proposals to select designers who will create the new temporary gardens.

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  6. 2019 APEX Awards

    2019 APEX Awards

    Digital Signage Expo is now accepting nominations for its 2019 APEX Awards. The Awards recognize and honor achievement in the creation and installation of compelling viewer content and interactive technology.

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  7. Park Associati Open Call for Young Designers

    Park Associati Open Call for Young Designers

    Park Associati has launched an open call for young designers, making available the exhibition area within its studio to those wishing to showcase their work to visitors of the upcoming Milan Design Week.

    deadline (10 days left)
  8. Modern National Costume

    Modern National Costume

    Nordic Design Society has launched a design competition to seek fresh and modern ideas about traditional costumes or meaningful national elements. The competition is open to designers, artists, students, and innovators.

    deadline (20 days left)
  9. Fairy Tales 2019

    Fairy Tales 2019

    Fairy Tales is open to all, and invites architects, designers, writers, artists, engineers, illustrators, students and creatives to submit their own unique architectural fairy tales.

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  10. TDC 2019 Competitions

    TDC 2019 Competitions

    Type Directors Club has announced its call for entries for the 65th Annual Communications Design and the 22nd Typeface Design Competitions, a celebration of the world's best typography.

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  11. Plastic Worlds

    Plastic Worlds

    Plastic Worlds challenge is an effort to fight plastic waste in our waters by focusing on rivers and oceans.

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  12. 2019 Susan Beech Mid-Career Grant

    2019 Susan Beech Mid-Career Grant

    Established by San Francisco-based jewelry collector Susan Beech, the objective of this $20,000 grant is to recognize a mid-career artist who has made a substantial contribution to the field of art jewelry.

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  13. TAB 2019 Vision Competition

    TAB 2019 Vision Competition

    The site of the 2019 Vision Competition is the East side of Kopli, part of Kalamaja, and adjacent to the railway lands that will, in the near future, become an important new part of Tallinn. The task is to create a neighborhood of shared and private habitats to live and work in.

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  14. 6th Annual Boston Design Week

    6th Annual Boston Design Week

    A 'Call for Events' has been issued for the 6th Annual Boston Design Week, a 12-day citywide festival. Non-profit organizations, design-related businesses, schools and universities, professional design associations, government agencies, individual designers and designer collaboratives are all invited to propose events for this year's event.

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  15. Green Product Award 2019

    Green Product Award 2019

    The Award offers a platform for manufacturers, design studios and agencies that are distinguished by their products and services in terms of design, innovation and sustainability and who want to present themselves on the German market.

    deadline (1 month left)
  16. Creative Time Open Call

    Creative Time Open Call

    Creative Time is inviting NYC-based artists to submit proposals for a new public project. Applicants are invited to come up with original and exciting ideas that have the potential to spark public dialogue and address timely issues.

    deadline (1 month left)
  17. Communication Arts 2019 Illustration Competition

    Communication Arts 2019 Illustration Competition

    Submissions are now open for the 2019 Communication Arts' Illustration Competition. Selected by a nationally representative jury of distinguished designers, art directors and illustrators, the winning entries will be distributed worldwide in the Communication Arts Illustration Annual, in print and digital editions.

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  18. Lumen Awards 2019

    Lumen Awards 2019

    The New York City Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society is now accepting submissions for the 51st Annual Lumen Awards.

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  19. Architecture at Zero 2018

    Architecture at Zero 2018

    The competition strives to generate new, innovative ideas for ZNE construction to help achieve California's goal for all new residential construction to be ZNE by 2020 and all new commercial construction to be ZNE by 2030.

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  20. eVolo 2019 Skyscraper Competition

    eVolo 2019 Skyscraper Competition

    eVolo Magazine is inviting architects, students, engineers, designers, and artists from around the globe to take part in the 2019 Skyscraper Competition.

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  21. Dieline Awards 2019

    Dieline Awards 2019

    The 2019 Dieline Awards is now open for submissions. The Awards recognizes the absolute best in consumer product packaging design worldwide, bringing awareness to the immense value that lies in well-designed brand packaging.

    deadline (1 month left)
  22. Indigo Design Award 2019

    Indigo Design Award 2019

    The 2nd Indigo Design Award is now open for entries. Indigo is open to conceptual and completed designs that are five years old or less.

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  23. One Show 2019

    One Show 2019

    The One Club is now calling for entries for the 2019 One Show, the world's most prestigious awards show recognizing the best creative work in advertising, interactive, design and branded entertainment.

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  24. Morisawa Type Design Competition 2019

    Morisawa Type Design Competition 2019

    Submissions are now open for the 2019 Morisawa Type Design Competition. The competition is open to any individual, group or nationality.

    deadline (1 month left)
  25. ADC 98th Annual Awards

    ADC 98th Annual Awards

    The 98th ADC Annual Awards is now open for entries. The Awards honors impeccable artistry and craftsmanship in advertising and design.

    deadline (1 month left)
  26. LAMP 2019

    LAMP 2019

    Lighting Architecture Movement Project (LAMP) is calling for entries for its 6th annual International Lighting Design Competition. The competition aims to introduce a broader audience to lighting design while promoting and connecting emerging talents to new markets.

    deadline (1 month left)
  27. 2019 World Illustration Awards

    2019 World Illustration Awards

    The 2019 World Illustration Awards is now open for entries. Illustrators, commissioners, agents and tutors are invited to submit work made in the 2018 calendar year to the eight categories of the Awards.

    deadline (1 month left)
  28. Wonderland Design Prize 2019 by iF

    Wonderland Design Prize 2019 by iF

    iF is calling for submissions for its 2019 Wonderland Design Prize. The competition challenges students and recent graduates to develop innovative childcare product designs that merge the well-tried-and-tested with the new.

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  29. 2019 North American Copper in Architecture Awards

    2019 North American Copper in Architecture Awards

    Architects, designers and sheet metal contractors are invited to submit their copper building projects for the 2019 North American Copper in Architecture (NACIA) awards program. The program recognizes and promotes architectural copper and copper alloy structures in North America.

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  30. Red Dot Award - Product Design 2019

    Red Dot Award: Product Design 2019

    Designers and companies from around the world are invited to submit products from all areas of daily life for a chance to win an award at one of the world's largest design competitions.

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