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Taipei International Design Award 2014 Competition

The Department of Economic Development (DOED) of the Taipei City Government has recently opened the 2014 Taipei International Design Award competition, calling designers around the world to participate.

The Taipei International Design Award is an annual competition in Industrial Design, Visual Communication Design and Public Space Design.

The 2014 prize fund is incredible and includes more than $100,000 in cash!

Creative designers, teachers and students of design schools, and people with design passion are invited to submit design works, to be publicly selected among international design works.

The Taipei International Design Award 2014 competition has no specific theme, in hopes that designers can create their designs with no limits whatsoever. It is open for entries in the following three main categories:

  1. Industrial Design
    Industrial design refers to design works that can be mass-produced, including general and digital application, transportation tools, equipment and instruments, daily utilities and household goods, IT and home appliances, etc.
  2. Visual Communication Design
    Visual communication includes designs of digital graphic creations, identity, posters, packaging and publications.
  3. Public Space Design
    Open space provided for public use, government buildings and certain private establishments.

Registration must be completed until 23:59 (GMT+08) on 31 July 2014! Entries can then be delivered until 25 September 2014.

Entries must be your original creations completed after 30 June 2012.

According to the Department of Economic Development of Taipei City Government, since this award begun in 2008, there has been 10,258 pieces of excellent work joining the competition, and last year (2013) saw a breakthrough of 4,001 works with 40% of them by contestants from abroad and a total of 45 country representatives that chose to enter this contest.