Design Competitions

  1. Brightness Illustration Award 2020

    Brightness Illustration Award 2020

    The second Brightness Illustration Award is now open for entries. The Brightness competition is a non-profit event open to both amateur and professional artists internationally.

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  2. Heimtextil New and Next University Competition 2021

    Heimtextil New & Next University Competition 2021

    Heimtextil, the international trade fair for home textiles, is calling for submissions for its 2021 New & Next University Competition. The contest is open to international universities specialized in textile design.

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  3. Hong Kong International Poster Triennial 2020

    Hong Kong International Poster Triennial 2020

    Now in its seventh edition, the Hong Kong International Poster Triennial (HKIPT) is a major event of the Hong Kong Heritage Museum and Hong Kong Designers Association.

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  4. International Design Awards 2020

    International Design Awards 2020

    The International Design Awards (IDA) is calling established & student designers from around the world to submit their most innovative designs to its 14th annual design competition.

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  5. Warming Huts 2021

    Warming Huts 2021

    Submissions are now open for the 2021 Warming Huts: Art + Architecture Competition. This call for entries is open to architects, students of architecture, landscape architects, interior designers, artists and industrial designers who have a proven portfolio of design work.

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  6. Applied Arts Advertising Awards 2020

    Applied Arts Advertising Awards 2020

    The international competition is open to all forms of commissioned, published, unpublished and personal work from professionals and enthusiasts.

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  7. Lexus Design Award 2021

    Lexus Design Award 2021

    The applications are now open for the Lexus Design Award 2021, a global platform to support and nurture the next generation of creators.

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  8. PRINT Awards 2020

    PRINT Awards 2020

    PRINT has announced its call for entries for the PRINT Awards 2020. This year, the PRINT Awards has a fresh focus on global inclusion, new exclusive categories spotlighting design activism and the latest creative technology, and it continues to highlight talented student work.

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  9. LAMP 2020

    LAMP 2020

    The 6th edition of LAMP International Lighting Design Competition is now open for submissions.

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  10. Communication Arts 2021 Interactive Competition

    Communication Arts 2021 Interactive Competition

    Communication Arts is calling for entries for its 27th annual Interactive Competition. The competition celebrates the best work being done for the Web, Desktop, interactive installation and handheld devices.

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  11. Service Design Award 2020

    Service Design Award 2020

    Organized by the Service Design Network, the Award recognizes work of an exceptional standard in the field of service design from the private and public sector, as well as academia.

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  12. PAVE Student Design Competition 2020

    PAVE Student Design Competition 2020

    Now open for submissions, the PAVE Student Design Competition promotes 'real world' design experience for college-level students interested in pursuing careers in the retail design industry.

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  13. LIT Design Awards 2020

    LIT Design Awards 2020

    The 2020 edition of the LIT Design Awards is now open to submissions, accepting entries from lighting manufacturers, designers, and practices from all around the world.

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  14. Spark Design Awards 2020

    Spark Design Awards 2020

    Submissions are open for the 2020 Spark Design Awards. The competition encourages fresh thinking and innovation across all design disciplines and levels of expertise.

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  15. Andreu World International Design Contest 2020

    Andreu World International Design Contest 2020

    The 2020 edition of the Andreu World International Design Competition is now open for submissions. Entrants are asked to design a chair and/or table under a single premise: sustainable design.

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  16. DBA Design Effectiveness Awards 2021

    DBA Design Effectiveness Awards 2021

    The 2021 DBA Design Effectiveness Awards is now open for entries. The Awards celebrates and champions the integral role design plays in business success, improving societies and enhancing people's lives.

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  17. Green Product Award 2021

    Green Product Award 2021

    The eight Green Product Award is now open for submissions in 11 categories that make a sustainable lifestyle a reality.

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  18. iF Design Award 2021

    iF Design Award 2021

    The iF Design Award 2021 invites agencies, architects, designers, and companies from all over the world to put their products and services to the test.

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  19. 2020 Europe 40 Under 40

    2020 Europe 40 Under 40

    The 2020 Europe 40 Under 40, an annual awards program that celebrates the next new talented generation of European architects and designers, is now open for entries.

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  20. Stanford Longevity Design Challenge 2021

    Stanford Longevity Design Challenge 2021

    The Stanford Center on Longevity is challenging university students to design solutions for the post-pandemic future, keeping in mind both how these solutions affect people throughout the life span, and how they can be designed in ways that are accessible to all.

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  21. Architizer A+Firm Awards

    Architizer A+Firm Awards

    Annual A+Firm Awards is a new program created to spotlight the architects and collaborators behind the world's best architecture.

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  22. Taipei Cycle D&I Awards 2021

    Taipei Cycle D&I Awards 2021

    Submissions are now open for the 2021 Taipei Cycle D&I Awards. The competition is open to all designers, manufacturers and retailers in bicycle-related industries.

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  23. Clairvoyants 2020

    Clairvoyants 2020

    Dwie Siostry Publishing House is calling for submissions for the 2020 Clairvoyants international competition for an illustrated children's book.

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  24. eVolo 2021 Skyscraper Competition

    eVolo 2021 Skyscraper Competition

    eVolo Magazine is inviting architects, students, engineers, designers, and artists from around the globe to take part in the 2021 Skyscraper Competition.

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  25. Design Ventura

    Design Ventura

    Design Ventura is a design & enterprise challenge for secondary schools in the UK. The free competition invites schoolchildren aged 13-16 to design a product that improves everyday life by addressing social, educational or environmental issues.

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  26. C-IDEA Design Award 2020

    C-IDEA Design Award 2020

    The C-IDEA Design Award is an annual juried design competition that aims to recognize and promote visionary talents in a wide array of categories ranging from communication design, industrial design, architecture, interior design, fashion design and new media.

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