2010년 9월 26일 일요일
CALL FOR ENTRIES: TOKYO DESIGNERS WEEK
a student competition
CALL FOR ENTRIES
Tokyo Designers Week, japan together with designboom promotes an international graphic design competition.
participation is open to students from every country in the world,
free registration required.
read the call for entries in japanese
01 - the subject of the international competition is
in the time is takes you to read this call for entries, one of our
planet’s unique species will become extinct. by this time next year, over
50,000 will have disappeared forever.
this graphic competition focuses on recovering and conserving our
imperiled species. WHAT CAN GRAPHIC DESIGN DO TO HELP?
global biodiversity is being lost much faster than natural extinction due
to changes in land use, unsustainable use of natural resources, invasive
alien species, climate change and pollution among others.
this is usually brought about through patterns of human activity.
our goal is to raise awareness and stimulate action and funding for
broader conservation efforts to reverse the alarming trend of human-caused
extinctions that threaten the ecosystems we all share.
02 - awards
- one grand prize award winner will receive ¥ 200,000 JPY
- 2 each 2nd prize winners will receive ¥ 100,000JPY.
- the winning entries + other nominated works will be displayed
at Tokyo Designers Week 2010 main venue to the wide range of the audiences.
and as always, designboom will publish an exhaustive results report.
03 - the jury is composed of
katsumi asaba (art director),
kashiwa sato (art director),
kenji kawasaki (DESIGN ASSOCIATION executive director),
shobun nakamura (art director/professor of tama art university),
noriaki hayashi (joshibi university of the arts and design)
to be updated...
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 'endangered species'.
deliver an instant message with your image.
it should be easy to adapt your design for different types of mediums,
flags, stamps, posters etc.
It is important that you keep your design(s) confidential until the results of
the competition are published.
05 - registration deadline
application registration will be accepted through september 30, 2010.
06 - registration
registrations are open now, 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
07 - submit your entry / entries
whether you're an individual or group, you can only submit a maximum of 1 works.
1. for each entry you are required to prepare
a hi-res file of your design vertical format japanese B1 size (728mm x 1030mm), 300dpi
(the original hi-res image(s) of your entry will be requested if your work is shortlisted.)
2. up to 3 files for uploading to our server
each entry should consist of maximum three images: (one general view + 2 details)
please note: use only .gif, .jpeg, (72 dpi) max 150 KB each file, RGB color mode.
maximum image size for uploading is 728 pixels (width) x 1030 pixels (height).
if you are not able to reduce the size of your file please see
the tutorial on how reduce the size of your file with photoshop.
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)
submit your entry here
08 - deadline for submission of entries
works can be submitted through september 30, 2010.
09 - copyright
any moral and paternity right regarding the project sent in for
application is designer’s property.
by participating in the competition, all participants authorise designboom
and Tokyo Designers Week to publish and exhibit all the designs (including project data submitted)
– waiving compensation – at exhibitions and events and / or to use them for promotional material
that the organisers may deem suitable and/or necessary.
designers will be fully credited when their work is used.
---10 - questions?
inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org
please write in the subject line : endangered species
11 - info on Tokyo Designers Week 2010