Set of Rules
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.
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.
For your work to be accepted, you also have to upload an application. Works completed prior to January 1, 2017 are not eligible for submission. Among the attachments,in addition to the application, you can not miss photos of the work in .jpg format and a text document with a brief commentary.
3rd of December 2018 - START OF THE COMPETITION
This day marks the start of your opportunity to submit your work. You can become the winner!
17th of February 2019 - APPLICATION DEADLINE
This date should definately be marked in your diary. Last chance to submit your work!
MEETING OF THE JURY
The meeting of the jury to evaluate the competition proposals will be held in the first quater of 2019.
3rd of May 2019 - WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT
We will all meet in the Congress Centre in Zlín at the grand finale of Best in Design to find out who won.
Design of machines and equipment, design of tools, transportation design, etc.
Large series product design, interior design and furniture, etc.
Clothing design, textile design, design footwear and accessories, jewelry design, etc.
Graphic design and illustration, new media, visual communication and intermedia, web animation, etc.
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.
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