2014 Taiwan International Student Design Competition

2014 Taiwan International Student Design Competition

Someone rightly said, “There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit.” Rarely do we get a chance to be both those people at one go. The 2014 Taiwan International Student Design Competition, is one of those rare opportunities where you get a chance to shine by showcasing your talents and take credit in the form of a $13,000 cash prize, amongst a host of other glam things. Hit the jump to know more.

0 Registration: Free [ Deadline - August 15th, 2014 ]

A' Design Awards & Competition - Early Call for Entries

A’ Design Awards & Competition – Early Call for Entries

There is a common thread that binds both newcomers and experienced designers – they both look up to their peers and the industry for acknowledgment. One of the platforms that amplifies the process is the A’ Design Awards & Competition. It offers a good base to highlight, advertise & advocate good design, designers and design oriented companies and garner the attention of press, interactive medias, design critics, distributers and buyers to the award winner.

0 Deadline Early Submission: June 30, 2014.

A' Design Awards & Competition – Winners

A’ Design Awards & Competition – Winners

Its an exciting time for the award winners of the A’ Design Awards & Competition. The results are out and it is time to crack open the champagne bottle! In essence, the awards are for designers, innovators and companies that deserve the attention of media, publishers and buyers. A’Design Award is a great opportunity for designers to have a jump in their careers, so here is a look at some of the winners!

0 Early Bird: Register Here

iF Concept Design Awards 2014 – Select from 300 Shortlisted Entries

iF Concept Design Awards 2014 – Select from 300 Shortlisted Entries

As Steve Jobs puts is, “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower,” and we cannot help but being big-time fans of innovators. Imagination, inspiration and discovering the possibilities of our own thinking, is what Yanko Design is all about. It’s only natural that we become the seeding ground for innovations. Here is a teaser of what to expect from this year’s design thinkers; select sixty designs from the shortlisted 300 entries of the iF Concept Design Awards 2014.

0 Designers: Various

Calling Designers: 2014 Electrolux Design Lab Is Now Open

Calling Designers: 2014 Electrolux Design Lab Is Now Open

Simply put, by entering the 2014 Electrolux Design Lab Competition you can pocket some handsome booty, secure a paid internship for a year and learn a lot more than what traditional classrooms will teach you. In short, you will not only win € 5000 but also get a head start to life. YD has been media partners with the Design Lab for over three years now and each year we see a phenomenal growth the value that this design competition brings to young talents.

0 Submission Close: April 6, 2014

Munich Musings and the iF Design Awards 2014

Munich Musings and the iF Design Awards 2014

There is no other place, this time of the year that I’d like to be other than Munich. The pride of Bavaria played host to the 2014 iF Design Awards Ceremony. As media partners, YD was at the event, covering the Awards Night & Gala. We (Nancy Wang and I) got to see and meet some interesting people. Stefan Diez, Claus Potthoff, Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby, Ralph Wiegmann, BMW Welt … ring a bell?

iF Design Awards Top 20 Gold Winners

iF Design Awards Top 20 Gold Winners

Its way past midnight as I file this report, I have just got back from a spectacular evening spent at the BMW Welt, Munich. BMW opened its doors to the iF Design Awarding Ceremony. Designers from all across the world were present for the event; about a thousand design-inspired folks were present at the event. Highlights of the evening was the 75 iF Design Award Gold winners who had come to collect their award. And of course the master of them all Ralph Wiegmann.

0 Designers: Various

A' Design Awards & Competition - Last Call for Entries

A’ Design Awards & Competition – Last Call for Entries

A’ Design Awards & Competition is for designers, innovators and companies that want the world and their peers to acknowledge their designer brilliance. The awards offers intense publicity to award winning designs. One of the missions of the awards is to bring together designers, companies and the press. You can participate in categories as diverse as Furniture, Packaging, Lighting, Digital and Electronic Devices, Energy Products and Home Appliance Designs amongst others.

0 Deadline for Submission: 28 February 2014

YD & Red Dot Award: Design Concept One-Hour Free Registration Window Is LIVE

YD & Red Dot Award: Design Concept One-Hour Free Registration Window Is LIVE

UPDATE: The Promo is closed, 2459 codes were given.

The One-Hour Free Registration Window is now LIVE!

International. Prestigious. Recognized.

The window to fame is here, 2014 Red Dot Award: Design Concept free registration window is now live. The link will be active for one hour only, so be sure to register and get your promo code. You have to complete your submission and use the promo code max by 14th March 2014.

YD & Red Dot Award: Design Concept Present the One-Hour Free Registration Window

YD & Red Dot Award: Design Concept Present the One-Hour Free Registration Window

The One-Hour Free Registration Window is back with a bang!

Calling all ye young designers who spend countless hours designing creative and innovative projects, this is your chance to claim fame! To enter the 2014 Red Dot Award: Design Concept, simply come back to Yanko Design on the 16th of February between 8:00 am and 9:00 am PST to register and get your promo code. You have to complete your submission and use the promo code max by 14th March 2014.

0 1-hour Free Registration Window: 16th Feb 2014; 8-9 am PST

A' Design Awards & Competition - Call for Entries

A’ Design Awards & Competition – Call for Entries

Strap on your boots – in this case, I should say your creative spirit and head straight to The A’ Design Award and Competition. It is one of the worlds’ most prestigious design accolades that bring together architects, designers, artists, companies and media members. The A’ Design Competition is all about the best designs worldwide and their sole aim is to provide them publicity, fame, credibility and recognition through international press coverage and exhibitions.

0 Last Date: February 28, 2014

IDSA’s IDEA Awards 2014

IDSA’s IDEA Awards 2014

IDEA 2014 is in full swing and the regular entry period ends on Feb. 14! Yes, you have a date with destiny. Winners receive prestige, bragging rights and international media coverage, moreover don’t wait any longer—finish up your entries, and submit them before entry fees increase. Want to know some sure-fire ways to win this year? Hit the jump, cause I’ve got some handy tips for you inside.

0 Regular application deadline: Feb. 14, 2014, 11:59 PM EST

2014 red dot design award: product design – Last Date 5th February

2014 red dot design award: product design – Last Date 5th February

The jury lineup for the 2014 red dot design award: product design is phenomenal! USB flash stick’s innovator and YD’s Design Strategist, Hideshi Hamaguchi, Shoe Mogul Jimmy Choo, my fav designer from Hong Kong, Vivien Chen and stalwart like Gordon Bruce are just a few of the eminent panelists. The absolute LAST DATE to participate is 5th February, which means you are really cutting it close…so just rush right now!

0 Last Date: 5th February 2014