love your earth international design competition: designboom and DA - design association NPO ....................................................................................................................
love your earth
INTERNATIONAL DESIGN COMPETITION
- C A L L - F O R - E N T R I E S -
designboom and DA - design association japan international design competition.
participation is open to applicants from every country in the world,
to professionals, students, and design-enthusiasts.
free registration required.
--- 01 - the subject of the international competition is love your earth create a graphic artwork to raise awareness - it's a perfect way to declare your support.
as each day goes by the problems facing the earth become more and more
apparent, its quite clear that many things must change and sooner rather than later.
throughout history graphic design has proved itself as one of the best means to instigate
a change in society and communicate the urgency of action. we are looking for graphic
artworks that will raise awareness of the environmental issues affecting our delicate planet.
your graphic design should provoke a positive change in the many things that are
compromising our biosphere.
--- 02 - awards
- 1st prize: ¥500,000 YEN
- 2nd prize: ¥200,000 YEN
- 3 x 3rd prizes: ¥100,000 YEN (each)
shortlisted designs will be used for flags, stamps, posters etc. and exhibited
throughout the city of tokyo and inside the 100% design tokyo venue,
during the design week (from 31 october to 04 november, 2007).
as always designboom will publish an exhaustive results report.
--- 03 the jury is composed of
the jury is composed of: asaba katsumi, graphic designer, JAPAN kohei nawa, artist, JAPAN jonathan barnbrook, graphic designer, UK patrick burgoyne, editor, creative review, UK paul baron, co-founder tokyo art beat, JAPAN kenji kawasaki, executive producer designer's week tokyo andrew butler, designboom
--- 04 - design criteria your designs must satisfy the following criteria:
1. original/innovative design
avoid the obvious, fashionable fads and styles,
illustrate what is most important to you.
2. attractive design
good sense of color, typography, illustration, photography etc.
your design should be related to the theme 'love your earth'.
deliver an instant message with your image.
it should be easy to adapt your design for different types of mediums,
flags, stamps, posters etc.
--- 05 registration deadline
application registration will be accepted until september 01, 2007.
--- 06 - registration registration is now open, please fill in the form.
teams register with one name only
- when submitting works you should add all team member’s names.
(there is a maximum enrollment, registration may close prior to that deadline) registrations closed
--- 07 - submit your entry / entries
whether you're an individual or group, you can only enter a maximum of 3 works.
1. for each entry you are required to prepare a hi-res file of your design approximately 100 x 70 cm (vertical format) , 300dpi
(the original hi-res image(s) of your entry will be requested if your work is shortlisted.)
2. image files for uploading to our server each entry should consist of maximum three images:
please note: use only .gif, .jpeg, (72 dpi) max 100 KB each file, RGB color mode.
maximum image size for uploading is 600 (width) x 700 (height) pixels.
3. explanation of ideas
you have the possibility to explain your design by entering a brief description,
in the text entry fields (english text only, explanation is expected to be concise).
4. you will be requested to accept the competition guidelines
competition guidelines: projects participating to the competition,
must be original works. projects must be free from copyrights
and any kind of obligation. the design shall not in any way infringe
any third party’s right, including but not limited to copyright, logos,
trademark, trade names, or other proprietary rights of publicity or
privacy. only entries with a declaration of authorship are accepted! (when submitting your design you will be asked to tick a box of declaration)
--- 08 - deadline for submission of entries
works can be submitted until september 08, 2007.
--- 09 - copyright
any moral and paternity right regarding the project sent in for application is designer’s property. however,
by participating in the competition, all participants authorise designboom
and DA - design association NPO to publish and exhibit all the designs
(including project data submitted) waiving compensation at exhibitions and events
and/or to use them in any publications that the organisers may deem suitable and/or necessary.