Rules

Set of Rules

How?

Do not forget that the main factors are your creativity and originality of your submission. It is great to have an inovative and unusual approach to a solution, but functionality and usage of the material is also really important. Take into account that the enviromental compatibility also plays a role in decision making.

Who?

You can apply as a team or as an individual, whether you're a student or a novice designer. But you must not be older than 30 years old.

What?

For your work to be accepted, you also have to upload an application. Works completed prior to January 1, 2016 are not eligible for submission.

How many?

The number of applications you can upload is unlimited. Plus they are all free.

Competition Dates

14 November 2017 - START OF THE COMPETITION 
Portal for submitting the apliccations is open! You can become the winner.

31 January 2018 - APPLICATION DEADLINE
This date should definately be marked in your diary. Last chance to submit your work! 

March 2018 - MEETINGS OF THE JURY
The meetings of the jury to evaluate the competition proposals will be held in March 2018. 

4 May 2018 - ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE WINNERS
We will all dress up! Best in Design finale and awarding ceremony of the winning submissions.

Contest Categories

Industrial design

Design of machines and equipment, design of tools, transportation design, etc.

Product design

Large series product design, interior design and furniture, etc.

Fashion design

Clothing design, textile design, design footwear and accessories, jewelry design, etc.

Communication design

Graphic design and illustration, new media, visual communication and intermedia, web animation, etc.

COMPLETE RULES

Awards

MAIN PRIZE

For the best of the best we have the title of Best in Design 2017. Title providing indelible fame and reputation. Title that will open lots of doors. Title, which is associated with reward in the form of 4 000 € and an internship.

1ST IN EACH CONTEST CATEGORY

For the best of the best we have the title of Best in Design 2017. Title providing indelible fame and reputation. Title that will open lots of doors. Title, which is associated with reward in the form of 1 000 € and an internship.

2ND IN EACH CONTEST CATEGORY

The author of the second best work will receive a cash prize in the amount of €300.

3RD IN EACH CONTEST CATEGORY

The author of the third best proposal of each category will receive a prize of €100.

Special Awards

It does not end with the TOP 3. The jury will also award the submissions that did not make it to the first places in categories, yet they reached a high quality standard. Money prize of €200 is awarded to two proposals in the following categories:

Award for Innovation – social, ecological, technological, material innovation across categories

Expert Award – the award is intended for authors of exhibitions, design theorists and authors of books, who significantly contributed to the internal debate in the field or mapping its history