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The 2010 Taiwan International Student Design Competition

The purpose of the Taiwan International Student Design Competition is to encourage international creative design exchange, develop creative design talents, express the international image of Taiwan attaching great importance to creative design, and establish the international design status of Taiwan.

This years’ theme of the Taiwan International Student Design Competition is “Fundamental”.

Students who currently enroll at senior high schools or above are invited to enter.

Objective

The theme of this years’ contest is “Fundamental“:

  • Fundamental, as the root is associated with quiet exertion, calm reflection, and the concept of growth.
  • Returning to the original nature of design, the fundamental value has shown to reflect one’s own innovations.
  • By tracing the origin to understand the surrounding, the basic root is a great source of strength in one’s growth; the root is an invisible yet powerful force.

Entries are accepted in the following categories:

  • Product Design
  • Visual Design
  • Digital Animation

Designs that start from creativity, unique approach, meeting and expressing concept with the aesthetics.

  • Product Design Category:
    • Creativity: 50%
    • Aesthetics: 20%
    • Completeness and Thematic: 20%
    • Design Presentation: 10%
  • Visual Design Category:
    • Creativity: 50%
    • Composition, Aesthetics: 10%
    • Completeness and Thematic: 20%
    • Techniques: 20%
  • Digital Animation Category:
    • Creativity : 50%
    • Aesthetics: 20%
    • Completeness and Thematic: 20%
    • Techniques: 10%

Prizes

  • Project of the Year – 1 winner: NT $400,000 (approx. US $12,000), and a certificate
  • Gold – 1 winner (each category): NT $250,000 (approx. US $8,000), and a certificate
  • Silver – 1 winner (each category): NT $150,000 (approx. US $5,000), and a certificate
  • Bronze – 1 winner (each category): NT $100,000 (approx. US $3,000), and a certificate
  • Honorable Mention winners: NT $10,000 (approx. US $300) and a certificate
  • Sponsorship winners: Prizes adjusted according to the sponsors, and a certificate

Rules

  • Open to students who currently enroll at senior high schools or above. (Based on the internet registration deadline, and the participant must be born after 22 May 1984, and be younger than 26 years of age.)
  • All participating works will not be returned.
  • Participants can participate in the competition as individuals or in teams, there is no limit to the number of pieces.
  • The participating works shall be one’s own designs.
  • All the concept, words, icons, sheets, pictures, video, audio, music, animation contents and program of the work are not proven to be plagiarized or having involved in any infringement of copyrights or other laws.
  • The winners must provide the design detail information for future public reports and the exhibitions.

How to enter?

Please fill in the online registration form on the official website no later than 22 May 2010. After the registration is completed, the system will send a “registration confirmation notice” and the registration code to the applicant’s e-mail account.

Once you’re registered add your project’s information. Then download the application forms, print them, fill-in them and post them no later than 15 September 2010 to:

2010 Taiwan International Student Design Competition Executive
Cultural & Creative Industries Center, National Taiwan Normal University
3F, No.6, Lane 5, Chingtian St., Da-an District, Taipei 106 TAIWAN