Industrial Design Contests
Nature Contest is the most comprehensive annual contest of ideas inspired by nature. Artists, product designers, engineers, sculptors, technologists, inventors, concept artists, and all those people who observe nature uniquely in their own way- and who can visualize their imagination [...]
For the first year, we are extending the contest to students outside of the United States. To be eligible to enter, you must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree-seeking design program. We will choose winners who exemplify healthy material innovation and advocacy in design. [...]
De’Longhi invites you to suggest new concepts for small appliances designed for the preparation of breakfast. Beginning The company was founded by the de’ Longhi family in the early 1900s as a small industrial parts manufacturing workshop. The first major [...]
CALL FOR ENTRIES - APR Magazine is pleased to announce its Global Future Design Awards 2019, Architecture Competition inviting all architects, students, engineers, designers, and artists from around to participate. The APR Magazine is pleased to invite architects, students, engineers, [...]
For centuries, the Swiss tradition of Emmentaler AOP cheese production has focused on the art of cheesemaking, on artisan skills and on HAND MADE expertise, all underpinned by a caring attitude towards nature, time, materials, know-how and the vital energy [...]
MetaFin and Desall invite you to propose a new concept for a green recreational area that is due to be built in the near future in the whereabouts of Venice (Italy), conceived as an aggregation space for families, a playground [...]
New contest on Desall.com: dbt FIBRE and Desall invite you to suggest new applications for the semi-finished textile products, exploring fields other than yarn making or similar. You are invited to suggest new contexts of use and applications for the [...]
Ideas Vision's Alternative Vision is an international design competition encouraging experimentation and create an alternative vision for the future. Highlighting the most suitable solution to a design problem and encourage engagement with a topic set by the competition design brief. [...]
Chicco invites all creative people to dive into the world of children transportation by car and develop a concept of foldable car seat designed for kids from 3 to 12 years old, easy to put away when not in use. [...]
New contest on Desall.com: 3M and Desall invite you to design a new furnishing item for indoors or outdoors, that may be assembled exclusively using the 3M adhesive systems in place of the traditional mechanical fixing methods (screws, rivets, soldering, [...]
Industrial Design Contests
Industrial design is the appearance of a variety of elements or features that can be perceived by human senses such as line, color, shape, texture, material flexibility or embellishment of the whole or a part of a product.
Industrial design contests take into consideration both the consumer needs and demands and the manufacturer’s requirements; however, contests aims to design innovative products by considering criteria such as creativity, functionality, ergonomics, technical and aesthetic features, material selection, production techniques and cost, possible location of the product in the market. In industrial design contests, packaging design contests, furniture design contests, product design contests are common. Industrial design contests have a wide range from the most simple objects we encounter in daily life to complex objects made with the latest technology.
In the design process, both the manufacturer organization’s production possibilities, cost, market share, the target consumer, as well as the user’s cultural values, aesthetic appreciation, ease of use and security needs are significant factors. In industrial design contests, creative, unexpected unique products that address a problem are expected from designers. For example, you make a kitchen product. This product is expected to be very good in design, not only with its functionality, but also with its human relation and ergonomics.
The jury will go for a product that is good with its appearance, design, function and economic value.
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Industrial design contests are important opportunities for designers in terms of their career and improvement.
Brands can sometimes organize industrial design contests to see different perspectives, and other times to make profit commercially.
Some institutions can organize industrial design contests only in order to improve the art of industrial design or to raise awareness on social responsibility topics.
Industrial design contests may be organized by several kinds of organizations like brands, companies, associations, educational institutions etc. Industrial design contests can be held open to professionals, students or public.
Industrial design contests often have awards for winners. Awards may be moral (scholarship, certificate) or material. The owners of the awards can sometimes be determined by the jury assigned by the contest owner and sometimes by voting.