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The 3rd WCM in 2022 Corporate-tailored Award

Submission: February 28, 2023
Registration: February 28, 2023
Language: English
Location: Global
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

World Campus Masters Selective Graduation Design Program (short for “WCM”) was launched by Young Bird Plan in 2019. This program is committed to recognizing the fresh blood of contemporary design through evaluating course works and graduation designs from global young students and designers in different regions and cultures. It encourages original design thinking in campus to conduct a positive dialogue with the global design industry, bringing young talents to the world’s influential design platform, enterprises and industry chain as well as the cutting-edge design ecosystem.

WCM’s DNA in Three Terms

1. It is a show platform and open to all global young participants of any major related to design or art. It is a communication platform for the tutors to exhibit their courses as well.

2. It creates an influential platform worldwide and links all young talents to the cutting-edge enterprises, industry chain and the design ecological circle.

3. One-to-one TALENT MATCHING service for all young participants of any major related to design or art.

WCM‘s Three Surprises in 2022

1. Corporate-tailored Award
The WCM, with special awards defined by enterprises themselves, invites all global companies and organizations to set up their own exclusive awards. The tailored award will be formulated by the enterprise and Young Bird Plan Competition Committee and will be updated and released in real-time within the competition time on designverse website.

2.  NFT Creation & Distribution
All winning works of the WCM in 2022, with any major in art and design fields, will have the opportunity to be created into digitial collections and distributed by the organizer and its globally leading NFT partner that is chosen by the WCM Expert Panel of Judges.

3. Metaverse Virtual Landing
All winning works of the WCM in 2022, with any major in art and design fields, will have the opportunity to be manufactured digitally in the immersive virtual world by the organizer and its globally leading metaverse development partner that is chosen by the WCM Expert Panel of Judges.

EXPERT PANEL OF JUDGES

The Expert Panel of Judges is a cross-disciplinary jury with focus on production-study-research who have profound accumulation in their careers and sensitive judgement of the industry development. They will evaluate and select works that best fit the trend of the contemporary industry development, based on their characteristics of potential development in future and inherittance of history and culture, etc. The Expert Panel of Judges will have the right to increase the selection criteria and have the right to select works for NFT creation and distribution as well as the metaverse virtual landing.

JURY OF SUPER NOVA

The Super Nova Jury is comprised of the Generation Y founders of six design firms. They will evaluate works, based on their perspectiveness and response to current and future challenges, and select the design that best fits the temperament and ideas of contemporary youngsters.

AWARD

Award Pool of WCM Design/Art Categories Award in 2022(Partial)
The 3rd WCM – Architecture Category – Champion & TOP 3
The 3rd WCM – Interior Category – Champion & TOP 3
The 3rd WCM – Landscape Category – Champion & TOP 3
The 3rd WCM – Urban Category – Champion & TOP 3
The 3rd WCM – Product Category – Champion & TOP 3
The 3rd WCM – Graphic Category – Champion & TOP 3
The 3rd WCM – Fashion Category – Champion & TOP 3
The 3rd WCM – Visual Communication Design Category – Champion & TOP 3
The 3rd WCM – Art and Technology Category – Champion & TOP 3
The 3rd WCM – Digital Media Art Category – Champion & TOP 3
The 3rd WCM – Material Innovative Application Category – Champion & TOP 3
The 3rd WCM – Public Art Category – Champion & TOP 3
The 3rd WCM – UI Category – Champion & TOP 3

🥇The Champion of WCM Design&Art Categories Award in 2022 will be selected separately from all classified design majors, with each category as a group, and there is no limit on category and group: gain RMB 1,600 (before tax) + Award certificate

🥉Top 3 of WCM in 2022 will be selected separately from all classified design majors and will gain: RMB 1,000 (before tax) + Award certificate

The winning works stated above include the Champion & TOP 3 for each Design&Art Categories Award, and have the opportunities to be awarded the Corporate-tailored Award and for NFT creation and distribution as well as the metaverse work virtual landing.

🎖The shortlists of the WCM will gain:Shortlist certificate

Evaluation

The Expert Panel of Judges will select Top 3, Top 10 and Top 30 from all the winning works of the 3rd WCM selected by the Super Nova Jury.

Top 3’s Prize:

Kohler Design Travel Fund RMB 10,000 Yuan specifically used for the Kohler Selected Dunhuang Art Tour

Top 10’s Prize: RMB 1,200 Kohler Moxie Showerhead

Top 30’s Prize: Kohler Gu Ailing Eileen Mystery Box Set

TIMELINE

Registration: from August 2, 2022 00:00 to February 28, 2023 24:00
Submission: from August 2, 2022 00:00 to February 28, 2023 24:00
Announcement of shortlists: March 10, 2023
Announcement of Top 3 and the Champion of The 3rd WCM Design/Art Categories Award: April 1, 2023
Announcement of Top 3 and the Champion of WCM Corporate-tailored Award: (TBC)
Note: GMT+8 time zone for all dates. In case of public holidays, it is appropriately postponed. See the official website for details.

 

 

 

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