MODERN NATIONAL COSTUME: FIND YOUR INNER NORTH

OPEN CALL FOR DESIGN AND ART PROFESSIONALS AND ENTHUSIASTS

MODERN NATIONAL COSTUME — FIND YOUR INNER NORTH

We dress in a culture-neutral way. Some of us have never tried on a national costume. Some of us have been around many places and have no idea what the national dress would even be. And some of us have born into a wrong place, our hearts beat to a foreign culture for no logical reason and using a non-native dress would easily get stamped as the cultural appropriation.

So, how to find your inner North if you belong to many different cultures or if you feel distant even to you own folk dress?

We are looking for fresh and modern ideas about traditional costumes or meaningful national elements.

What in your traditions is worth spreading? What would make all of us better or just happier persons? How do you bring the stories of your ornaments to modern world and context? How would you blend different cultures in a meaningful way?

We all have different paths-Every now and then we crush into other cultures and integrate bits and pieces into our lives. That makes us “us”.

Tell your personal story, teach us something we don’t know or make us proud.

EVALUATION CRITERIAS:

  • INSPIRE! Is your design a cultural innovation? Does the concept provide the new, modern and original view on a national identity in a global world? Is the use of materials and techniques/technology creative?
  • EMPOWER! Do you connect people, cultures or groups? Does it have good influence on society? Is it democratic?
  • INTRIQUE! Do you question the status quo? Do you offer a visually surprising and smart solution?

CATEGORY:

We have no categories, you can present garments, accessories, shoes or other kinds of body related objects.

 

More: Nordic Design Society

 

Total Prize: 1000 €

FUTURARC PRIZE 2019 INVITES YOU TO IMAGINE HYPER-DENSE CITIES

FUTURARC PRIZE DETAILED BRIEF

HYPER-DENSITY, ASIA

The Asian city grows denser by the day.

Where densification is unplanned and under-regulated, there is a sense of overwhelming crowdedness and heightened perception of risk. The city feels less inclusive, public spaces are lost.  There is less water and greenery to share. In the hyper-dense city, the poor suffer the most. There is insufficient investment in resource and mobility infrastructure, especially in low-income areas. There are too few opportunities to make a living.

Density however can be an opportunity. The compact city can be lively and energetic, with businesses and trades thriving on a large consumer base. Urban culture emerges organically, creating a vibrant sense of place.

The FuturArc Prize 2019 asks you to investigate what it means to live in a hyper-dense city in Asia, one with no less than 100,000 people per square kilometre.

This is a quest for balance and reciprocity. Buildings in this context cannot be seen in isolation; they must engage the wider logic of the neighbourhood. Neighbourhoods must leverage on, and contribute to, the city. The production and distribution of energy, water, food must be decentralised. Networks for the movement of people and biodiversity must be unified.

But how is this done? What is the right mix of activities and programmes? How does a new neighbourhood fit into the urban system-of-systems that already exists? What new systems does it bring into the picture? What does hyper-density look like? How does it feel to our senses?

THE TASK

Select a site within a city in Asia that is approximately 1km2 in size.

Redesign this to accommodate no less than 100,000 people, who must live and/or work here.

The total built-up area within this site should not be less than 2.5 million m2.

The redesigned neighbourhood must do the following:
1. Produce energy, water and food
2. Offer inclusive and accessible public space to all groups in the community
3. Offer space to non-human species and perform ecosystem services
4. Engage the wider city in positive and generous ways

OPEN TO PROFESSIONALS & STUDENTS!

The Asian city grows denser by the day.

The FuturArc Prize 2019 asks you to investigate what it means to live in a hyper-dense city in Asia, one with no less than 100,000 people per square kilometre.

How can this be done? What is the right mix of activities and programmes? How does a new neighbourhood fit into the urban system-of-systems that already exists? What new systems does it bring into the picture? What does hyper-density look like? How does it feel to our senses?

THE TASK

Select a site within a city in Asia that is approximately 1km2 in size.

Redesign this to accommodate no less than 100,000 people, who must live and/or work here.

The total built-up area within this site should not be less than 2.5 million m2.

The redesigned neighbourhood must do the following:
1. Produce energy, water and food
2. Offer inclusive and accessible public space to all groups in the community
3. Offer space to non-human species and perform ecosystem services
4. Engage the wider city in positive and generous ways

ELIGIBILITY

FuturArc Prize 2019 is open internationally to any Individual or Team meeting eligibility requirements. The Competition is divided into two categories: Professional and Student.

PROFESSIONAL

INDIVIDUAL

• The Competition may be entered by any person who has experience / design background in buildings, cities or neighbourhoods, such as architects as well as urban planners and designers.

• The Individual Entrant is regarded as the author of the project he/she submits and will be acknowledged as such in all announcements, displays, exhibitions and publications associated with the Competition.

• Each Individual Entrant is his/her own representative in all liaisons with the Competition Registrar.

TEAM

• Each team may comprise up to 5 members.

• All members of the team must be identified on the Team’s Entrant profile page. A member of the team must be designated as leader and identified as such on the team’s profile page. S/he is the team’s sole representative in all liaisons with the Competition Registrar.

• Each team member should have experience / design background in buildings, cities or neighbourhoods, such as architects as well as urban planners and designers.

• All members of the team are regarded as co-authors of the submission; they will be acknowledged as such in all announcements, displays, exhibitions and publications associated with the Competition, in the order in which their details are listed on the Team’s Entrant profile page.

STUDENT

INDIVIDUAL

• The Competition may be entered by any undergraduate**, postgraduate, doctoral student of any recognised tertiary institution of architecture, engineering, planning, urban design, landscape design, environmental design, etc.

• The Individual Entrant is regarded as the author of the project he/she submits and will be acknowledged as such in all announcements, displays, exhibitions and publications associated with the Competition.

• Each Individual Entrant is his/her own representative in all liaisons with the Competition Registrar.

**Students must be in an architectural course of study.

TEAM

• Each team may comprise up to 5 members.

• All members of the team must be an undergraduate**, post graduate, doctoral student at any recognised tertiary institution of architecture, engineering, planning, urban design, landscape design, environmental design, etc.

• One member of the team must also be designated as leader and identified as such on the team’s profile page. S/he is the team’s sole representative in all liaisons with the Competition Registrar.

• All members of the team are regarded as co-authors of the project they submitted together and will be acknowledged as such in all announcements, displays, exhibitions and publications associated with the Competition, in the order with which their details are listed on the team’s profile page.

NON-ELIGIBILITY

None of the Competition Organisers, their employees and/or family members, are allowed to enter the Competition. The Assessment Committee and Jury members, their respective professional practices, employees and/or family members, are also forbidden to enter the Competition.

Entrants must not submit any project published or made public, in part or in full, before the closing date for online submission. Entrants are prohibited from disclosing their identities, names, countries of residence and/or practice before the Competition results are made public by the Competition Organiser. Failure to comply with any of the above may lead to immediate disqualification.

BCI employees and/or family members are not allowed to enter the Competition. Jury members, their respective professional practices, employees and/or family members, are also forbidden to enter the Competition.

PRIZES

All winners will be awarded with the FuturArc Prize Trophy and the following cash prizes*.

PROFESSIONAL
First Place: Cash prize of SGD15,000 plus 2-year subscription to FuturArc

Second Place: Cash prize of SGD8,000 plus 1-year subscription to FuturArc

Third Place: Cash prize of SGD4,000 plus 1-year subscription to FuturArc

Citations (several citations will be given at the discretion of the jury) : 1-year subscription to FuturArc

STUDENT
First Place: Cash prize of SGD10,000 plus 2-year subscription to FuturArc

Second Place: Cash prize of SGD5,000 plus 1-year subscription to FuturArc

Third Place: Cash prize of SGD2,000 plus 1-year subscription to FuturArc

Citations (several citations will be given at the discretion of the jury) : 1-year subscription to FuturArc

NOTES
Awards will be given based on quality of entry, regardless of the country of origin.

Awards given to Team Entrants will be presented to the Team representative and are to be shared at the discretion of the Team Members.

In addition to the awards, all projects from winning entrants and citation recipients may be published on the FuturArc Prize Competition website and in an upcoming edition of FuturArc Journal.

The Jury shall have full freedom to decide on the Awards and Citations. The Jury decision shall be final and binding on all Entrants.

The Competition Registrar reserves the right to not award any prize where the Jurors agree that submissions are of insufficient quality.

*Competition Organiser has the right to change the prizes.

 

More: futurarcprize.com

 

Total Prize: $31,980 (Average)

EGYPT ON MARS

In a world busy with resolving its immediate demands and needs, the ability to think futuristically is to move to alternatives. This architectural competition is an opportunity to think big using existing knowledge we have about architecture and its forms. The competition is driven by both a passion to architecture and a passion to Egypt; a stronger and more present Egypt on the architectural international scene. It is also about making a space for Egypt in the future, using innovative ideas of its citizens and experts. We move to new patterns to shape and develop on an extraterrestrial habitation, the planet Mars. We aim to inspire the future generation of architects through developing creative solutions to challenge existing problems and going further to develop ideas for the future.

Advanced research requires both innovative planning as well as creative thinking of the world around us. In this competition, it is also about the planets that surrounds us; depending on imagination and visionary mindsets.

The idea of this competition has been initiated, sponsored and will be driven by Dr. Ashraf Abdel Mohsen, a staff member dedicated to the department and a prominent contemporary Egyptian architect who has undertaken important national and international projects through his firm, Cube consultants.

COMPETITION

Mars has exerted a strong fascination over humankind for centuries. People inhabiting the Red Planet might still exist in the realms of science fiction. But today, the human race is edging closer to becoming an interplanetary species as the previous decade has witnessed Mars as the center of attention for becoming a potential new habitat for the earth’s future population.

With many visionary organizations and their ground-breaking explorative studies and research, the unseen future of inhabiting the Red Planet is now a real possibility; an opportunity to create a utopian tomorrow, making mankind a multi-planetary species.

This competition is intended to envision a habitat for the first Egyptian colonizers on Mars. It challenges participants to design the future architectural prospect that would define a trend for the architecture of the upcoming human civilization on the Red Planet.

It is not enough to just travel to Mars and survive, it is essential to develop a way in which we can sustainably live on Mars. Figuring out how we could be comfortable living on the Red Planet is a challenge.

It’s about making Mars livable by completely transforming its environmental makeup through the construction of a human-made atmosphere to understand and solve one of the main problems for a fully breathable and livable Mars.

PROGRAM

The objective of the competition is to propose a settlement complex including at least residential, research center, educational, services and medical units and choose one/all of them to design a detailed prototype according to the following table:

  • 20 Residential Units: 150 m2 per unit
  • Research Center: 150 m2
  • Educational Building: 150 m2
  • Daily Market: 150 m2
  • Medical Unit: 150 m2

Each competitor is required to select a “Building(s) as part of an Egyptian Settlement Complex on Mars”. The proposed design should reflect the Egyptian culture reviving the Ancient Egyptian glory in a way that fits the modern era.

Competitors should also consider the impact of the proposed design on the environment on Mars and outline the deployment and construction of their proposed building/s; accordingly, each competitor shall have a proper understanding of the conditions and challenges of designing a habitable complex for Egyptian Settlements on Mars.

 

 

More: egyptonmars.com

 

Total Prize: $5,000

Learning – 8th Non Architecture Competition

SUMMARY

The aim of the “Learning” competition is to develop design proposals for the university, intended as a space of higher education, training, and teaching on all levels and disciplines.

The participants are asked to create innovative and unconventional projects on this theme, questioning the very basis of the notion of the university. recently a series of new initiatives have emerged in relation to the learning experience.

The digitalization of education empowered processes of serious gaming as a learning tool, through app and interface, while video tutorials introduced a brand new dimension of bottom-up knowledge sharing movements. Organizations like Coursera, Ted, and Edx managed to grasp the qualities of remote learning and translated them into professional educational tools, providing online courses and lectures for anyone around the world. Along the same line, many universities started providing entire programs online, reducing costs and giving large flexibility to their students. On the other hand, many institutions still rely and invest in direct human interaction as the main vehicle for education. Innovation operates by empowering not only the teacher-student relationship, but also the potential for collaboration and mutual motivation between learners, trans-disciplinarity and inter-disciplinarity in the outside world.

Within this context, with critical thinking and a creative attitude, participants are urged to investigate what kind of spatial qualities can support or empower the process of learning in the future. Designers are asked to merge considerable programmatic innovation and valuable design tools. The proposal could be a device, piece of furniture, interior design project, pavilion, building, urban plan or something other. The scale of intervention, program dimensions and location are not given and they can be chosen by the participants to better suit their project.

ELIGIBILITY: Non Architecture Competitions are open to all human beings, from every age and cultural background, working in groups or individually.

Learning — Prizes

Non Architecture Competitions wants to be unconventional also in the way it rewards its participants. The winners will be in fact three, all equally important. In addition 9 honorable mentions will be awarded. Each one of the 3 jury members will select one winner and four honorable mentions.

Winners (3 Prizes)

  • 1,000 Euro
  • Publication in the Non Architecture Competitions books
  • Publication on the Non Architecture Competitions website
  • Reviews in digital magazines and several architecture blogs
  • 3 Books by DOM Publisher

Honorable Mentions (9 Prizes)

  • Publication in the Non Architecture Competitions book
  • Publication on the Non Architecture Competitions website
  • Reviews in digital magazines and several architecture blogs

Finalists (38 Prizes)

  • Publication in the Non Architecture Competitions book
  • Publication on the Non Architecture Competitions website

About Non Architecture

Non Architecture Competitions is an initiative pointed at finding and bringing forward these valuable alternative proposals. It practically consists in a series of nine competitions, organized in a time frame of three years. All competitions have their focus on finding innovative approaches to a specific architecture topic, always related to a functional issue. Emphasis is always pointed to non-traditional, and therefore non-architectural approaches to the architect’s work.

Learning – 8th Non Architecture Competition – Entry Fees

  • 30 Euro — 1–15 October 2018 – Special Registration
  • 45 Euro — 16 October–15 November 2018 – Early Registration
  • 60 Euro — 16 November–15 December 2018 – Regular Registration
  • 75 Euro — 16–27 December 2018 – Late Registration

JURY & CALENDAR

Astrid Piber – Partner at UNStudio
Arjen Wals – Professor Transformative Learning for Socio-ecological Sustainability/Unesco Chair at WUR
Prue Chiles – 
Professor of Architectural Design Research and Acting Director of Architecture at Newcastle University


1–15 October 2018 – Special Registration (30 €) period
16 October -15 November 2018 – Early Registration (45 €) period
16 November -15 December 2018 – Regular Registration (60 €) period
16 – 27 December 2018 – Late Registration (75 €) period
15 December 2018 – Submission opened on our website
30 December 2018 – Submission Deadline (23.59 GMT+2)
19-23 January 2019 – Winners announcement
21 January 2019 – Call for Materials for the “Learning – Non Architectural Universities” book starts
21 February 2019 – Call for Materials for the “Thinking – Non Architectural Universities” book ends
March 2019 – The “Thinking – Non Architectural Universities” book is available

BRIEF & FAQ

DOWNLOAD THE BRIEF HERE

READ THE FAQ HERE

More: nonarchitecture.eu
Total Prize: € 1,000

 

MILANO DESIGN WEEK CALL – EXPOSE YOUR VISION AT PARK ASSOCIATI

Park Associati are launching the first edition of their call for applications for young designers, making available the exhibition area within their Milan office to those wishing to propose their work to the international public of the upcoming Milan Design Week, which will take place from 9th to 14th April 2019.

Eligibility

Designers who have not yet turned 30 by December 31, 2019 may take part in the call.

Applications

To take part in the call for applications, the following digital documentation must be sent:

  1. CV;
  2. portfolio including a selection of the candidate’s works (no more than 6 pages, in pdf format optimized for video viewing);
  3. description of the project which is the object of the call, together with a preliminary proposal of installation (no more than 2 pages, in pdf format optimized for video viewing)

The documentation, in either Italian or English, must be sent to the email address designcall01@parkassociati.com no later than 12 p.m. of Friday 21st December 2018

Park Associati is offering the selected designer:

– A total expense reimbursement of € 2,000;
– Hospitality from 6th to 15th April, during the preparation stage and for the Milan Design Week;
– The exhibition space at the office’ premises, located in the Ventura Projects district, one of the most important ones of the Fuorisalone circuit;
– An opening for the presentation of the project, open to the public;
– The communication of the event through Park Associati’s digital and social channels and printed promotional material, and the inclusion in the Salone del Mobileofficial guide of side events.

Applications will be assessed by a jury that will meet in January 2019 and will comprise:

– Virginio Briatore: writer and design theorist
– Alexia Caccavella: interior designer at Park Associati
– Philippe Nigro: designer
– Filippo Pagliani: architect and partner at Park Associati.
– Michele Rossi: architect and partner at Park Associati.

The selected project will be announced on 31st January 2019.

The designer will be in charge for the mounting and dismantling of the exhibition.

The intellectual property of all the projects presented remains totally in the hands of the designer. Park Associati reserve the right to publish  the winner’s project on all its communication channels.

The material available to candidates can be downloaded directly from the call section on Park Associati’s site: www.parkassociati.com/designcall01

FAQ: any questions can be emailed to the address designcall01@parkassociati.com until 30th November 2018.

The answers will be published regularly on www.parkassociati.com/faq

Download the announcement
Download photos and drawings

 

More: parkassociati.com

 

APEX AWARDS SUBMISSIONS

ABOUT THE AWARDS COMPETITION

The DSE APEX Awards, presented by the Digital Signage Federation, recognize and honor achievement in the creation and installation of compelling viewer content and interactive technology.

Since inception, the APEX Awards have honored hundreds of companies for innovative projects that have met and exceeded project goals while providing meaningful ROI and ROO for clients, thereby advancing the digital signage industry.

WHY YOU SHOULD ENTER APEX AWARDS

  • Gain recognition in the industry as a cutting-edge technology leader
  • Compete against your peers and share industry best practices for installation, content creation and deployment
  • Create word-of-mouth buzz for your nominated project at our popular Networking Reception
  • Showcase your project in our APEX Awards Gallery Wednesday (3/27) and Thursday (3/28) on the show floor
  • Receive a project profile on the Digital Signage Federation website
  • Publish your case study on Digital Signage Connection after the show

NOMINATION SUBMISSION PROCEDURES

For your convenience, the entry form is in digital format. Upon submission, you will receive a confirmation email as proof of your entry.

To help expedite your entry process, please review the full NOMINATION SUBMISSION questions (starting on page 7 of this document) before completing the digital nomination form at this link: https://exponation.wufoo.com/forms/z13cqy450aq8nle.

HOW TO QUALIFY

Nominees must have a new or current digital signage or interactive technology program installed between November 1, 2017 and October 31, 2018. Updated content for existing digital signage installations that began running during the same time period will also qualify. Projects that are under NDAs (confidentiality agreements) do not qualify for entry.

 

More: APEX AWARDS

 

Modular Bookcase Design – PRODUCT DESIGN CONTEST

BRIEF

Summary

New product design contest on Desall.com: Metalmeccanica Alba and Desall invite the international community of creative talents to design a new combinable, modular and easily dismantlable bookcase, for the historical AlbaComponents brand.

Company description

The history of Metalmeccanica Alba begins more than 30 years ago, and it continues today in the new and prestigious headquarters of Ca’ Rainati in San Zenone degli Ezzelini, Treviso Province.
A 6.000 square metres headquarter, manufacturing 1.500.000 seat frames, 300.000 stools, coat hangers and tables, and 1.400.000 frames for other furnishing components every year.
The AlbaComponents products are designed and manufactured in Italy and today are available all around the world thanks to a commercial network which covers more than 60 countries.
Design and innovation are key values for the brand that, working side by side with numerous designers, turns ideas and projects into new products. The passion, commitment and engagement of all the people working at AlbaComponents generate the best answers to the client requests.
Since 1999 we are part of the TwinsNetwork, an international network of companies, point of reference in the research, design and manufacturing of components for the furnishing industry.

What we are looking for

The brief is available in the following languages:
– Italian
– English

Download the Material files

Start creating your inspiration wall using the Inspiration tab and get inspired by the hints of other creatives!

The AlbaComponents brand is looking for a new combinable, modular and easily dismantlable bookcase, with a great aesthetic value and in line with the founding values of the brand, always paying attention to the detail and in search for the perfection while designing its own products.

Guidelines

For the correct realisation of your proposals, keep into consideration the following guidelines:

Product typology: the object of the contest is the design of a mid-low price bookcase, with a combinable, modular and easily dismantlable design, able to distinguish itself from the competitors for its style and attention to detail, giving maximum importance to the aesthetic qualities of the product.

Combinability and modularity: you are invited to design a modular, combinable and easily dismantlable bookcase, thus enabling the user – who will take care of assemblingthe bookcase autonomously – to customise her/his product along its height and width, obtaining a versatile and bespoke solution based on her/his needs and contexts of use.

Researched style: in line with the AlbaComponents brand, your bookcase shall have a modern, minimal, technical style, very attentive to details and with a great aesthetic value. It is of the greatest importance that the components become the main characters of your products. At your discretion you are free to choose the colour of the bookcase, as long as it suits well the various contexts of use. To learn more about the style, you are invited to have a look at the current product catalogue (see Material files).

Functionalities and accessories: in order to allow for a greater customisation and further distinguish itself from competitors, your bookcase shall have tilting shelves that – at your discretion – might be equipped with LED lights, thus contributing to enriching the product style and functionality.

Mounting/fixing modalities: your bookcase shall have wall-mounting capabilities, as well as floor or ceiling mounting capabilities, while maintaining a self-standing structure. It is of the greatest importance to evaluate how the combinability and modularity of the bookcase will be able to meet these requirements.

Size: given its very modular and combinable nature, the bookcase shall be made of modulesmeasuring max 100 cm for the width and a height at your discretion, as long as it complies with the standard dimensions for this product typology. Besides, keep into consideration that the bookcase shall be easily dismantlable.

Materials, production technologies and costs: the bookcase may be realised with several materials, including iron, aluminium, wood, plastics (for ex. for some details, joints, etc. surely not for the shelves) and glass. Keep into consideration the industrialisation processes and the mass production technologies, in order to make the product feasible and manufacturable, with low production costs, given the mid-low price range of the product.
The price to the public for a two-sides and four shelves configuration will be about Eur 400 + VAT.

Surface finishing: for the bookcase you may suggest various post processing finishes, such as coating, chromium plating or wood finish.

Where to use: the bookcase shall be destined to indoor use and will be employed in multiple contexts from both the contract and residential sectors, including schoolsofficesshopsmeeting rooms, living areas, other furnishing components or other contexts for the community.

Target: the final user will be made of a very broad and varied public, depending on the context of use (contract or residential) and the product will be destined to North America, South America and Europe, for a low-mid price range.

Values to convey: your bookcase shall comply with the brand identity of AlbaComponents and thus advocate those values that have always characterised it, such as the attention to detail, precision, product customisation, passion for work, backed by a great experience and know-how in the industry, a modern infrastructure and an on-going technological research.

Deliverables: upload all the images that better present your projects (rendering, descriptions, CAD files, etc.), showing various configurations and compositions, in order to highlight the modularity and combinability of your bookcase and at least a photo-realistic rendering with the product placed in the context. You are also invited to submit the 3D filesinside a .ZIP archive, where you may also add further additional materials. Submissions providing additional information about the components and the product feasibility will be greatly appreciated.

Evaluation criteria: in the evaluation of your submissions the Sponsor will take into account the following criteria:
Modularity (5/5)
Technical feasibility (5/5)
Aesthetics (4/5)
Degree of innovation (4/5)
Compliance with the brand (3/5)

Contest timeline
Add the contest to your calendar

Upload phase: 27th September 2018 – 20th December 2018 (1.59 PM UTC)
Client Vote: from 20th December 2018
Winner announcement: approximately before the end of February 2019

Optional deadlines
Concept revision: 27th October 2018 (1.59 PM UTC)

Concept revision: deadline for requiring an optional revision of your project by the Desall team. In order to request a revision, upload your project and save it as draft (SAVE DRAFT) from the upload page and send your request to the Desall Team via e-mail or through the contact form. The revision is NOT mandatory: it serves only as a further opportunity for the participants but does not constitute a condition for participation, nor does it constitute any advantage in the final evaluation.

Eligibility and submission
Participation is free of charge and open to designers and creative talents of any nationality aged 18 years or older. Participants can present one or more projects, but only the projects published on the www.desall.com web site, via the upload page related to “Modular Bookcase Design” will be accepted.

Award
1°: €4000
The selection of the winner by Metalmeccanica Alba will be the result of an unquestionable evaluation and it will take into account originality, feasibility and consistency with the brief presented.

Option right
For the duration of the option right, the Sponsor offers an extra chance to all participants setting a fee of Euro 2,500.00= (two-thousand-five-hundred/00) for the purchase of the license for the economical exploitation of the projects not-acknowledged as the winning proposals.

For more info, please login and read the Contest Agreement from the upload page. For questions about the brief please use the “Have a question” button or write to contest@desall.com We invite you to download the PDF of the brief for some extra guidelines and advices for your submission.

Language

Since we are an international Community, all texts provided with your uploads (abstract, description, tags, etc.) should be written in English.

Stay in touch

Do you want to stay updated about “Modular Bookcase Design”?
Sign up in Desall, save the contest in your favourites and edit the notification preferences in your account.

Desall required files

Minimum 1 image, up to 5.
Recommended dimensions: 960 x 720px (player size) ; allowed format: .jpg , .gif , .png; color mode: RGB;
allowed resolution: 72 dpi ; max file (for each one) size: 1 mb.

 

More: https://desall.com/Contest/Modular-Bookcase-Design/Brief

 

Total Prize: €4000

BJP International Photography Award 2019

BJP International Photography Award

Running for over a decade, 1854 Media publisher of British Journal of Photography created BJP International Photography Award to find the best in contemporary photographic talent.

British Journal of Photography and the judging panel, comprised of key industry leaders, aim to award and promote a body of work that has a distinct narrative, and feature images from a compelling project on any topic. The chosen photographer will then be awarded with a solo show in the renowned contemporary art gallery TJ Boulting, based in Fitzrovia, London UK.

BJP International Photography Award has dramatically changed the careers of previous winning and shortlisted photographers. This has been made possible through the opportunities being selected by the judging panel has provided, a solo show, extensive industry exposure, global media coverage, and features both in print and on BJP-Online.

See what some of our past winners have to say about their experience.

View the full list of opportunities and prizes being involved in BJP International Photography Award provides.

1854 Media & British Journal of Photography

1854 Media is an award-winning digital media organisation with a global audience of photographers, arts lovers and industry experts.

At 1854’s core is British Journal of Photography, the world’s longest running photography title, which has been showcasing pioneers of the art form since 1854. It manifests in a monthly publication that takes an international perspective on contemporary photography, focusing on fine art and documentary, and the cutting edge of editorial and commercial practices. It has also created internationally renowned photography awards – including OpenWallsPortrait of Britain™, BJP International Photography Award, and our newest award, Portrait of Humanity, all of which aim to discover and promote new talent.

Our visual content agency, Studio 1854, helps brands use the power of photography and video to cultivate and engage larger audiences, through leveraging our relationships with the world’s top photographic influencers and our understanding of the visual content that engages them.

TJ Boulting

TJ Boulting is a contemporary art gallery based in Fitzrovia, London. Originally opening on Redchurch Street in 2004, TJ Boulting was once known as Trolley Gallery, and built on the reputation of Trolley Books. The gallery and publisher has since made its name working with some of the best documentary photographers in the world. It has gradually developed independently, with the gallery keeping its focus on a diverse group of emerging artists.

Why Enter?

BJP International Photography Award aims to find the best in contemporary photographic talent. Through issuing an international open call, photographers from every background and from all over the world are welcome to submit a body of work to be judged by a panel of industry leaders.

We are looking to award a body of work that has a distinct narrative, and feature images from a compelling project on any topic. The winner will receive their own solo show at TJ Boulting, a renowned contemporary art gallery based in Fitzrovia, London UK.

Running for over a decade, BJP IPA has been instrumental in launching the careers of some of the most respected contemporary photographers. Through the award, winning and shortlisted photographer’s have gained career changing international industry exposure, and the opportunity to be celebrated and acknowledged by the photographic community.

“I’ve been busy since winning the IPA. I haven’t had to reach out to anyone. Everything I’m doing now has flown directly from the exposure I got from winning that exhibition.”

– Juno Calypso, Winner BJP IPA 2016

The Merge © Sarah, Peter & Tobias

“Winning the IPA is an amazing opportunity for us and it makes us immensely proud. We are following in the footsteps of some extremely talented photographers and we have seen for ourselves the impact winning has had on their careers.”

– Sara, Peter & Tobias, Winner BJP IPA 2018

The deadline for applications is 20 December 2018 – 4pm GMT

Winner:

Your own solo show at TJ Boulting Gallery in London, UK

Up to £5000 production grant for solo show

4-page supplement in British Journal of Photography

Travel & accommodation to London to attend the opening of your solo show

5 year print subscription to British Journal of Photography

One face-to-face portfolio review with a BJP editor

International press coverage

See our interview with Hannah Watson, Director of TJ Boulting and host of BJP International Photography Award for the past 4 years.

2nd and 3rd place:

2-page supplement in British Journal of Photography for each place

3 year print subscription to British Journal of Photography

One online portfolio review with a BJP editor

International press coverage

More: bjpipa.com

 

Total Prize: £5000

LensCulture Visual Storytelling Awards 2019

Seeking the best documentary and imaginative storytellers in photography.

  • Exhibition at Aperture Gallery in NYC
  • Free Professional Review
  • Industry Recognition
  • International Festival Exposure
The LensCulture Visual Storytelling Awards recognize the work of photographers weaving compelling narratives into their work. Our international jury is looking for image makers who are defining contemporary visual storytelling, whether that be through documentary work, imaginative storytelling, or something that combines (or defies!) all of the above.
Show us how you’re using photography to chronicle world events or the experiences of those closest to you. Take our breath away with narrative images that challenge our thinking, expand our understanding or hit a chord with our emotions. Surprise us, delight us, confront us.
This competition aims to uncover photographers from diverse backgrounds and experience levels, share their work with the world and connect them with career-changing opportunities. Winners will be exhibited at Aperture Gallery in New York City in 2019!
Read on for information about our two categories, benefits, jurors and our free entry option for single image submissions.

APERTURE GALLERY EXHIBITION

Winning photographers will be exhibited at Aperture Gallery in New York City’s Chelsea district. An opening reception will be held for artists, invited media, photo editors, and industry insiders for a night of art appreciation and networking. In recent years, Aperture Gallery has hosted exhibitions of work by Mary Ellen Mark, Martin Parr, Richard Renaldi, Paul Strand, Mickalene Thomas, Alex Webb, and many others.

Visual Storytelling Competition Gallery

When you enter this award, your work will be immediately reviewed by our editors. Selected submissions will be featured in our Competition gallery and published across all of our online channels, reaching a massive three million+ audience of photography lovers and experts. Enter your work early to take advantage of this incredible opportunity to share your work with the world and receive global exposure! Note: While our editors review entries for inclusion on a daily basis, not every submission can be shown here.

Click on each photo to learn more about the photographer. If you like someone’s work, share their submission on Facebook or favorite their image! Your support increases the exposure for every participating photographer.

 

More: lensculture.com

 

Total Prize: $5,000

IHA’s 2019 Student Design Competition

Enter the 2019 Housewares Student Design Competition

Jumpstart your housewares design career by entering the 2019 competition! For complete rules and instructions, read the entry guidelines below before entering online. The online entry deadline is December 18, 2018.

Learn About the Benefits of Participating:

The IHA created its Student Design Competition in 1993 to invigorate the housewares industry with the fresh ideas of top student designers and to encourage young talent to consider careers in the housewares business.

At the International Home + Housewares Show’s annual student competition display, the winning student designers meet business leaders and news media. Many have been hired by IHA member companies and home goods retailers; others have become entrepreneurs, educators and design managers for consumer products companies.

Now in its 26th year, IHA’s competition is unique in the U.S. as the longest-running, industry-sponsored, merit-recognition program for industrial design students.


2018 MARKS THE COMPETITION’S 25TH ANNIVERSARY

Learn about the 25-year history and the impact of IHA’s student housewares design competition in the 25th Anniversary booklet. Past winners also share how the program influenced their careers.


Get Acquainted with the Winners of IHA’s 25th Annual Student Design Competition

The young housewares designers who created these thoughtful product concepts greeted visitors and met with industry leaders at the Student Design Competition display, located in the Lakeside Center Hall of Global Innovation at the International Home + Housewares Show, March 10 -13, 2018 at McCormick Place, Chicago. Be inspired by the creativity and skills of these talented innovators!

DOWNLOAD 2018 WINNER BOOKLET

More: housewares.org
Total Prize: $12,000