Taipei City Government is accepting entries for the Taipei International Design Award (TIDA) 2019 — the 12th competition anniversary.
Entries are accepted in these three main categories: Industrial Design, Visual Communication Design and Public Space Design.
The competition sums up to a total prize fund of NT$ 3,800,000 — which is more than $127,000 (USD).
Designers from all parts of the world are invited to participate with original creations completed after 30 June 2017.
Details about the three main categories are available on the official website:
- 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.
- Visual Communication Design — includes designs of digital graphic creations, identity, posters, packaging and printing – including digital, etc.
- Public Space Design — designs for open space provided for public use, government buildings and certain private establishments.
Taipei City Government organizes the Taipei International Design Award in the ethos of “Design for Adaptive City”, as an on-going gesture to the world, particularly to those with a passion for creativeness and design, a gesture in projecting the urban branding imagery of “Design Taipei; Dream Taipei.
The competition was known as Taipei Industrial Design Award between 2008 and 2011, re-named in 2012 as Taipei International Design Award, and has been so called since.