Tag Archives: product design

Submission: June 19, 2022
Registration: June 19, 2022
Language: English
Location: Global
Prizes: Please see the details below
Type: Open

 

When it comes to great architecture, the most important thing isn’t always the building or its surroundings. Often what makes the biggest difference is the so-called “grey spaces.” These transitional, in-between elements such as staircases, hallways, porches, eaves and vestibules can blur, or even eliminate the boundaries between the inside and outside. They play a major role in determining whether a development is functional, or a living, breathing environment.

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Submission: July 31, 2022
Registration: June 30, 2022
Language: English
Location: Global
Prizes: Please see the details below
Type: Open

 

As long as architects have been designing buildings, they’ve also been designing the chairs that feature within them. Starchitects like Frank Gehry, Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier, Zaha Hadid and Eero Saarinen, have all designed iconic chairs. In order to have complete control over how users experience their buildings, they have masterfully crafted chairs that complement their design language.

Frank Lloyd Wright once said, “… it is quite impossible to consider the building as one thing, its furnishings another…”. While architecture sets the scene and provides the framework, a chair can have a strong influence on a room’s character. The Barcelona Pavilion is incomplete without the Barcelona Chair and so is the Villa Savoye without the LC4 Chaise Lounge.

The Starchitect’s Chair design competition is looking for the next iconic chair.

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Submission: March 31, 2022
Registration: March 31, 2022
Language: English
Location: Global
Prizes: Please see the details below
Type: Open

 

What will life look like after the pandemic becomes history?

This is a question we often ask ourselves, our friends, family and colleagues at work. A crucial fragment of this answer depends on how we will move forward with our routines and lifestyles. Our homes and workspaces have now become way more than just a momentary place of shelter, transforming into spaces of holistic living. At the centre of this lifestyle is a host of design solutions that advocate adaptability and innovation in this new, anomalous world where each one of us must try to lead by example.

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Submission: April 28, 2022
Registration: April 28, 2022
Language: English
Location: Online/International
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

New product design contest on Desall.com: Martinelli Luce is looking for a suspension lamp dedicated to the home environment and in particular to the living area of ​​the house. The product must best present the design philosophy of Martinelli Luce, a company that offers a catalogue of multiple collections of lamps characterized by minimalism, dynamism, modularity, seriality, geometric shapes and references to the natural world. The requested lamp should possess a premium look and feel that expresses a high aesthetic level, quality, innovation, synthesis and/or research in the field of environmental sustainability.

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martinelli luce lighting contest

Submission: January 2, 2022
Registration: January 1, 2022
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

The Design Educates Awards (DEAwards) recognize, showcase, and promote globally the best educational ideas and implementations of architecture and design. Design itself may provide an informative and educational layer that guides us through the increasing complexity of our environment. It can highlight specific possibilities and challenges, explain sociocultural factors and influences, or even outline new scenarios for future development. Each year, the esteemed panel of judges selects outstanding ideas and implementations in the categories of architectural design, product design, universal design, and responsive design.

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design educates award

Submission: August 03, 2021
Registration: August 03, 2021
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

raumplus Space PLUS is an international competition IP jointly created by European high-end home furnishing brand raumplus and international design competition platform Young Bird Plan. “raumplus Space PLUS” aims to add design, function and other details to the family space, thus paying tribute to life; this competition will collect systematic furniture design works from the whole industry and the whole society.

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raumplus Space Plus Make Life Exciting System Furniture Design Competition

Submission: June 06, 2021
Registration: June 06, 2021
Language: English, Italian
Location: Cosenza, Italy
Prizes: Please see detail below
Type:  Free student competition

 

Plasma is a competition for the design and subsequent construction of an element of street furniture, artistic installation and connection, in the historic center of Cosenza (Calabria). Participants will have pre-established materials and numbered pieces available for the project. Everyone will have the opportunity to meet with the scientific committee of the competition to get advice or other indications. The three best ideas will win and will be implemented on the site, by the collective “Opificio 111”.

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plasma

Submission: December 15, 2021
Registration: December 15, 2021
Language: English
Location: Worldwide
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Multi-discipline, Open

 

Talented creatives, designers, photographers, architects and artists around the world are invited to enter the award, for a chance to take their work global and connect with the brightest design minds in the industry. Our mission is clear: recognising and rewarding the world’s most fresh and progressive creative talents, from all around the world, in different categories – Architecture, Photo/Video, Art, Graphic, Interior and Product Design.

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LICC

Submission: July 11, 2021,
Registration: July 11, 2021
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Product design,  self-construction

 

We are looking for designers to create an object that can be used for outdoor living in a period divided between social-distancing and the desire to return to live in public spaces. The object must be selfbuildable, easy to assemble, with limited dimensions and cost, recyclable (or composed by elements that can be reused even individually) and transportable. The object must have one or more defined functions and a clear use to respond to concrete needs.

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EN PLEIN AIR

Submission: October 20, 2020
Registration: October 20, 2020
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

LA+ CREATURE explores how we can use design to open our cities, our landscapes, and our minds to a more symbiotic existence with other creatures. The brief asks entrants to choose a nonhuman client and design something—a place, a structure, a product, a process, a system—to improve its life and increase human–nonhuman empathy. Your creature can be any species, any size, and live anywhere. Continue reading

internal design ideas competition