C A L L – F O R – E N T R I E S Incheon Metropolitan City, KOREA, together with designboom promotes an international design competition. participation is open to applicants from every country in the world, to professionals, students, and design-enthusiasts. free registration required.

the subject of the international competition is green life 21st century design is the philosophy that suggests harmony of humanity and nature. 21st century design is the imagination that enables sustained urban life. 21st century design is actions that buffer radical changes in society. 21st century design is a beautiful link between business activities and consumer activities. 21st century design is a tool that expresses beautiful imagination of people. the philosophy of the 21st century design is the philosophy of ‘iida.’ we are looking for entries in the following three categories:

1 – green design for humans products and household items made of organic materials or recycled materials: green designs to save energy and protect the environment. IT devices, home appliances, automobiles or packaging: green designs combined with state-of-the-art technologies to suggest a new lifestyle.

2 – city and green design green design to improve city environment and its visual components- street furniture, architecture, interior design, light: green designs for future cities that apply environmentally-friendly concepts or alternative energy to urban environment.

3 – green design and communication visual design of promotional materials or advertises for green design. other forms of green design: movie clips, character designs, animation films or illustrations

application registration will be accepted from may 18th through august 25th, 2009. the total prize money of iida 2009 amounts to USD41,000.

register here