Want to win a Wacom Cintiq 13 HD, Let me tell you how…

Want to win a Wacom Cintiq 13 HD, Let me tell you how…

UPDATE: Mr. Vinay Kumar REDDY from India. You will find more information in this announcement article published on Dassault Systèmes blog : 3D-Perspectives

Boring sofas and unattractive seating are clamoring for your imaginative touch. In return, your creative genius will be rewarded with a super sexy Wacom Cintiq 13 HD. All you have to do is participate in the CATIA Design contest 2013! Essentially, this furniture design contest, wants you to explore, how to mix an ATTRACTIVE seat design with an innovative FUNCTIONAL Experience!

2013 iF concept design awards – 100 Winners Announced

2013 iF concept design awards – 100 Winners Announced

The main objective behind the iF concept design awards is to foster young talent and help them bloom. Grooming them to become the next big change in the product design field. 2013 saw some really interesting concepts take vision and follow the unchartered path of innovation. Here is a look at twenty of the most striking projects (out of the 100 Winners) this year. The full list is available here.

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Best Of A' Design Awards & Competition 2013

Best Of A’ Design Awards & Competition 2013

As a strong advocate of participating in competitions, I am really humbled by the enthusiasm and results of this year’s A’ Design Awards & Competition. I believe that competitions not only act as a measure for your own caliber but also validate your potential against others on an international scale. More than that, platforms like the A’ Design Awards & Competition, offer publicity, PR push and advertisement opportunities for award winners while supporting the global design culture. So congratulations winners!

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Top 100 Electrolux Design Lab 2013 Entries Announced

Top 100 Electrolux Design Lab 2013 Entries Announced

From more than 1700 entries this year, Electrolux Design Lab has shortlisted 100 entries. The submissions encompass 3D printing technology, wearable appliance accessories, concepts that reflect our memories and highlight our senses, new integrated solutions as well as smart technology in social cooking solutions. All of the 100 Entries are hungry for your VOTE, so that they can move to Stage 3.

0 Voting Deadline: 12th May 23:59 CET

Twenty-seven Captivating Skyscrapers From The Future

Twenty-seven Captivating Skyscrapers From The Future

It takes a lot of courage to imagine building a buoyant skyscraper that rebuilds the arctic ice caps or a structure that shifts your living-scape from the ground to the skies, literally. The future of our living quarters depends a lot upon how we treat our resources today. Going by these Twenty-seven Captivating Skyscrapers (3 award-winning and 24 honorable mentions), looks like we still need to do a lot for our mother earth. Have a look at some really creative, ingenious and dynamic vertical communities, seen through the eyes of eVolo

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Top 32 Favorites From 2013 iF Design Award

Top 32 Favorites From 2013 iF Design Award

I had the privilege of being one of the 1900 guests who celebrated the prize winners of the iF design awards, in a lavish ceremony held at the BMW World in Munich. Using the Munich Creative Business Week as the backdrop was probably one of the cleverest things, because as design enthusiasts, we had access to some of the most inspiring workshops and exhibitions. Team YD met up with creative minds from across the globe and came home enriched by the experience. Here is our pick of Top 32 Favorite product design winners from the 2013 iF design awards.

Electrolux Design Lab 2013 Opens For Entries

Electrolux Design Lab 2013 Opens For Entries

UPDATE: Only 4 Days left! Hurry and Submit your ideas NOW

Yanko Design is proud to have been a part of Electrolux Design Lab’s evolution and this year we are excited to announce the commencement of the 2013 competition. The idea is king for Electrolux Design Lab 2013 and the competition opens for submissions on 18th February. The theme for this year is Inspired Urban Living and the focus of which falls into three key areas; Social Cooking, Natural Air and Effortless Cleaning.

0 Registration Deadline: 15th March 2013

P&G Launches “Reinvent Olay Pro-X!” Contest

P&G Launches “Reinvent Olay Pro-X!” Contest

Every once in a while there comes a time when products need rebranding and redesigning. Think about it, the toothpaste you used as a child and what you use today are two completely different products. The key word behind the change has been innovation. Presently, P&G is ready to Reinvent Olay Pro-X and is inviting designers from the world over to participate in their new contest.

0 Deadline: March 25, 2013

YD & red dot award: design concept 2013 One Hour Free Registration Window Reminder

YD & red dot award: design concept 2013 One Hour Free Registration Window Reminder

Many thanks to all you wonderful designers for participating in the One Hour Free Registration Window organized with the red dot award: design concept team. All those who have their codes, please remember that 28th February 2013, midnight – Singapore Time is your last date for project submissions. After this timeframe, the free coupon code that you have will expire. In short – HURRY and upload your projects NOW!!!

0 Submission Deadline: 28th February 2013, midnight – Singapore Time

A' Design Awards & Competition 2013 - Call for Submissions

A’ Design Awards & Competition 2013 – Call for Submissions

In my interview with Yves Béhar, he told me that taking part in design competitions is a good thing for designers from two perspectives. One, you get to measure yourself in comparison to others from the same stream and two, you get evaluated by creditable people from the industry and thus your claim to fame is a validated one. This and many other reasons make it important for you as a designers to consider taking part in the 2013 A’ Design Awards & Competition.

0 Registrations Close: February 28, 2013

YD & red dot award: design concept 2013 Present the One Hour Free Registration Window Is LIVE NOW!

YD & red dot award: design concept 2013 Present the One Hour Free Registration Window Is LIVE NOW!

UPDATE: Promo is now Closed

The Golden Hour is back again! The one-hour window of opportunity is finally here for you to make the most of. As you know, a red dot award is a very prestigious feather in any designer’s cap. And what we have here is the chance to get a complete fee waiver for pre-judging entries only.

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YD & red dot award: design concept 2013 Present the One Hour Free Registration Window

YD & red dot award: design concept 2013 Present the One Hour Free Registration Window

Hideshi Hamaguchi’s formula for innovation is simple: !? – ? = ! [What – Oh this is the reason = Aha!] and this is what we got to see with the red dot award: design concept 2012 winning designs. Innovative solutions by a diverse group of designers from across the globe! For their 2013 competition, red dot award: design concept once again teams up with YD to bring for you the One Hour Free Registration Window that entitles you to a complete fee waiver for pre-judging entries. Details Inside.

0 1-hour Free Registration Window: 6th Feb 2013; 8-9 am PST

Good Design = Best IDEA! 2013 Registrations Are Open

Good Design = Best IDEA! 2013 Registrations Are Open

For more than three decades (33 to be precise) IDSA and IDEA Awards have stood for awarding excellence in the field of products, sustainability, interaction design, packaging, strategy, research and concept design. The 2013 registrations are now open with the Early Bird phase coming to an end pretty soon. What I really like about this award is that IDSA goes the extra mile to ensure designers get adequate exposure through exhibitions and tours.

0 Late Registrations Closes: Feb. 25, 2013, 11:59 PM PST