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

WDR World Design Rankings: United States Is Numero Uno!

WDR World Design Rankings: United States Is Numero Uno!

Here is news that will warm some hearts and give relief from the bitter cold sweeping across the United States of America; WDR announced the World Design Rankings in Arts, Architecture and Design. United States takes the first place among 69 represented countries in 2013 with 112 Design Awards won globally. I have recapped some samples of the kind of amazing works that have won at the A’ Design Awards & Competition; of course the rank order is in there as well.

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2014 Is Now Open

Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2014 Is Now Open

Takashi Yamada has been a jury member of the red dot award: design concept for the past two years. As a person who has seen the inside of how it all works, trust me this is one competition you do not want to miss. Name, fame, recognition and instant key to the doors of opportunities are some of the many perks. I love Tak’s interview that they captured, which can be seen after the jump; incase you are wondering, the backdrop is of the permanent Tupperware exhibition at the red dot museum in Singapore.

0 Early Bird Closes: 29 January 2014

The iF concept design award 2014 – Enter NOW!

The iF concept design award 2014 – Enter NOW!

This is the sevent anniversary of one of the largest international design awards for young design talent. The iF concept design award is for students and graduates from all design disciplines and the jury is looking for concepts that represent a response to future challenges and that consider intelligent and contemporary design strategies.

0 Deadline: 9 January 2014

The International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) 2014

The International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) 2014

Name, fame and accolades, the perfect ingredients to a successful launch or a sustainable career! The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) opens its International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) 2014 and wants you – yes designers – YOU, to participate and win all of the above in just one go. The call for entries will remain open until February 14th, 2014 and the awards are open to designers, students and companies worldwide. The important dates and further instructions are after the jump.

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

50 Free Registrations to Red Dot Award: Product Design 2014!

50 Free Registrations to Red Dot Award: Product Design 2014!

The Early Bird entries for the 2014 Red Dot Awards: Product Design is now open until 6 December 2013. However this editorial is to inform you more about the 50 Free Registrations made available to young designers. The so-called “Red Dot Young Professionals Application Day” is round the bend and if you think you are ready to be the “king (or queen) of the world”, then earmark the 11th of December 2013. On this date, career-starters have 24 hours to apply for one out of 50 free registrations.

0 Free Registration On: 11th Dec, 2013.

James Dyson Award 2013 Shortlisted

James Dyson Award 2013 Shortlisted

650 projects from 18 countries have been whittled down to a final shortlist. Twenty inventions are to be put to James Dyson who will choose the international winner on 711/07/2013 to which they will receive £30,000. Last year’s international winner Dan Watson, developed a SafetyNet, a device to encourage the sustainability of fishing. With the money and support from the James Dyson Award, Dan has now finished prototyping and his device will be taken for sea trials. Hit the jump for our shortlisted favorites!

0 Competition: James Dyson Award 2013, shortlisted entries

Electrolux Design Lab 2013 – Finalist Eight

Electrolux Design Lab 2013 – Finalist Eight

As it moves past its first decade, the Electrolux Design Lab Competition only keeps getting better and innovative. This year saw the introduction of many new facets and sub-themes in the brief, and the end result has been astounding! Designers were asked to share their ideas right from the sketching stage and then were guided to move towards the final renderings. Taking it a step further, we have here the videos of the Eight Finalists of the Electrolux Design Lab 2013!

0 Designers: Various

A' Design Award and Competition – Deadline Approaching Fast!

A’ Design Award and Competition – Deadline Approaching Fast!

“You’ve got to have a problem that you want to solve; a wrong that you want to right.” This quote from the movie JOBS is all indeed the lifeline of a good designer. Edging you towards your success and giving you the platform to make your impression is what the A’ Design Award and Competition is all about. Besides bestowing you with accolades, the organizers of this competition move the extra mile to ensure you get enough press and business opportunities as well.

0 Deadline for submission: September 30, 2013

2013 A' Design Award Winners – A Quick Glimpse

2013 A’ Design Award Winners – A Quick Glimpse

I am a big fan of designers that are proactive in putting themselves out there in the spotlight. It takes a good dose of courage to put your work in front of an esteemed jury comprising of more than 40 members! I am talking about the A’ Design Award, a platform that not only recognizes commendable works but also works with the designers to get them their deserved fame!

0 Designers: Various