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Design related Competitions in the year 2006:
India + International




India::

This is a listing of Design Competitions based in India.

For International Design Competitions: click here

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'International Design Workshop for Students'
    - 5th, 6th and 7th of February 2007 at IIT Bombay

     'Entry through competition - deadline Dec 20th 2006'

     02-07 Design Local - Stops at all stations


'Tech Fest IIT Bombay - Fulcrum Toy Design Contest'
    - 26-28 January 2007 at IIT Bombay

     'Competition - Abstract deadline Dec 25th 2006'

     Fulcrum - The Design Contest



December
2006

'Usability Matters' sponsored Competitions

     - Usability Matters Organisation (UMO) is hosting two new competitions
towards its World Usability Day activities (14 November 2006 at
Hyderabad), follow the links below to check them out:
     - Competition on 'Boycot Bad Design:
     - Competition on 'International Cartoon Contest':
     http://www.usabilitymatters.org/
:        Last Date: November 3rd 2006



November
2006


  Pune Design Festival Competition
     Urban Mobility for Indian Roads
         Students (design or non-design) are invited to participate in the design competition, based on the theme of 'Urban mobility for Indian roads'. Last date for entries is 30th October 2006

For competition and registration details please contact
       Mr. Nachiket Thakur , cell - 9890909299
       email: thakur.n@siproplast.com

Businessworld-NID Design Excellence Awards

     - Businessworld & National Institute of Design invite individuals, corporate
houses and students to submit their entries in the various categories such as Home, Person, Office, Mobility, Healthcare, Society and Future
The participation fee is as follows:
 
  . Corporates & Design houses – Rs. 10,000/- per entry
    . Individual designers – Rs. 7,500/- per entry
    . Students – Rs. 500/- per entry

More details at:
     http://www.businessworld.in/microsite/design/
:        Last Date: October 15th 2006


October
2006



  Award-Competition: KC Mahindra Award
     For Excellence in Automotive Design
        
This year's theme is 'Rural Transport Solution'
         open to all students, no entry fee, prize Rs 100,000 - 25,000

            March 30
deadline

March 2006

24fps Animation Awards for the year 2005-2006

     - Initiated by Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics, in celebration of animation excellence and a recognition of the best animation talent in India.

     - has both student (entry fee of Rs. 2,500/-) as well as professional
       categories (entry fee of Rs. 5,000/-),
     - over Rs. 15 lacs worth of prizes

More details and forms at:
     http://www.maacindia.com/24fps/contest.htm
:        Last Date: February 7th 2006


 

February
2006




FICCI - BAF ( Best Animated Frames Awards) 2006

     - The BAF awrads instituted by the Federation of Indian Industries is now part of Frames which is a global convention on Entertainment held in Mumbai during 22-24 of March 2006.

     - has both student (no entry fee) as well as professional
       categories (entry fee of Rs. 1,000 to 5,000),
     - over Rs. 15 lacs worth of prizes

More details and forms at:
     http://www.ficci-frames.com/frames2006/awards/baf-awards.htm
:        Last Date: January 31st 2006


 

January
2006




Prashant Kumar Chandra, ex IDDC, IIT Delhi wins the Shape the future of the Windows-based PC experience Competition

     - Chairman's Award - Prize $50,000 USD
Selected by Bill Gates, Microsoft Chairman and Chief Software Architect, with the assistance of his advisory committee


More details and forms at:
     http://www.startsomethingpc.com/default.aspx


'Congrats'




Participate in 'Vision of the Future'

     - Invitation to children in the age group of 5 to 15 years, from across the globe, to participate in expressing their own vision of the future (sent as a drawing), along with a wish for the future (expressed in words in about 1 or 2 sentences). .


     http://www.colorsofindia.com/awish
:        Last Date: December 10th 2005



December
2005




Katha-EU Urban Design Award

     - an India country-level Search for excellence from amongst students of design and architecture in the following seven cities: Ahmedabad . Bangalore . Chennai . Delhi . Hyderabad . Mumbai . Kolkata.


     http://www.katha.org/kathafinal/Events/StudentPhotography.htm
:        Last Date: November 15th 2005


9th Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF 2006)

     - MIFF 2006 for Documentary, Short and Animation Films request submission of entries.
The last date for submission is extended till 5th November 2005
More details and forms at:
     http://www.miffindia.org/

:        Last Date: November 5th 2005
 


November
2005



Businessworld-NID Design Excellence Awards

     - Businessworld & National Institute of Design invite individuals, corporate
houses and students to submit their entries in the various categories such as Home, Person, Office, Mobility, Healthcare, Society and Future
The participation fee is as follows:
 
  . Corporates & Design houses – Rs. 10,000/- per entry
    . Individual designers – Rs. 7,500/- per entry
    . Students – Rs. 500/- per entry

More details at:
     http://www.businessworldindia.com/design
:        Last Date: October 31st 2005



India Competitions Online 2005

     -
Students online Designing competition in India - the Competition will test your skills to the extremes.
     http://www.indiacompetitions.com/online/
:        Last Date: Registration deadline - October 5th 2005


International Design Competition Osaka 2005

     - E N E R G Y – Sustainable and Enjoyable Life –
     
- the main theme of this competition is E N E R G Y under three sub-
       themes as follows:
       -
sub-theme 1 Livingware
       - sub-theme 2 Living atmosphere
       - sub-theme 3 Living environment

     http://www.jdf.or.jp/eng/
:        Last Date: October 31st 2005



October
2005



designboom + Electrolux design competition

     - ‘imagine the home in 2020’
     
- how will we live? how will we entertain our guests?
     - how will we keep our homes clean? ...
     - this student design competition, looks for household appliances for our
       future well-being, product ideas around cleaning, storing, cooking

     http://www.designboom.com/electrolux.html
:        Last Date: September 22nd 2005



Sept.
2005



Shankar's International Childrens Competition 2005: Competition for Children's Books
     
- Children’s Book Trust (CBT) invites manuscripts for the XVII Competition for Writers of Children’s Books 2005

     - Fiction, Non-fiction, Short Stories, Concept Books, Read Aloud Books
     http://www.childrensbooktrust.com/writing.htm
:        
Deadline: August 31st, 2005

Plasticon Awards 2005: Competition for Plastics Applications
     
- Plastindia Foundation has instituted Plasticon Awards to promote and encourage Innovation and Excellence in all segments of the Plastic Industry
.
     - Packaging, Recycling, Materials. Student Awards, etc
     http://www.plastindia.org/awards.asp
:        
Deadline: August 31st, 2005

International Bicycle Design Competition

    - The Bicycle Design Competition is sponsored by the Department of
      Industrial Technology, Ministry of Economic Affairs, R.O.C. and managed
      and produced by the Cycling & Health Tech Industry R&D Center, Taiwan

    http://design.runride.com/design/
:        Last Date: August 15th 2005


Design concept 2005: its a concept-based international award
     - a red dot award
     
- Product Design: Mobility, Domestic Aid, Entertainment, Interior, Productivity, Workplace, Interaction & Communication, Habitat, Life Science, Safety, Green, Fashion, Recreation.

     - Communications Design: Print, Multimedia, Broadcast, Packaging.
     http://www.red-dot.sg/concept/index.htm
:        
Deadline extended till: August 15th, 2005


August
2005



Shape the future of Mobile Communications
     - sponsored by Nokia
     
- Design for consumers of any age, any segment of your choice that
     allows them to communicate in a more efficient, convenient and joyful
     manner.

     http://www.designawards.nl
:        Last Date: July 31st 2005



July
2005



Shape the future of the Windows-based PC experience
     - sponsored by Microsoft and IDSA
     
- As Microsoft Windows celebrates its 20th anniversary, Microsoft and IDSA want to envision the future with you by offering a unique challenge. Whether you're an established design team, an independent designer, or a student, here's your chance to help shape the future of the Windows-based PC experience and to win up to .........

     http://www.startsomethingpc.com/default.aspx
:        online submission between May 18 and October 3, 2005
 


June
2005



Designing Pleasurable Products and Interfaces
     
- Product Design: Mobility, Domestic Aid, Entertainment, Interior, Productivity, Workplace, Interaction & Communication, Habitat, Life Science, Safety, Green, Fashion, Recreation.

     -
Communications Design: Print, Multimedia, Broadcast, Packaging.
     http://www.wellness.tue.nl
:        
Deadline: June 1, 2005

Katha Chitrakala Award 2005!
     
- Inviting illustrators & writers, painters & storytellers with a magical style and a way with colours. Create your best story for the Katha Chitrakala Award 2005! Grand prize: Rs. 1,00,001

     http://www.katha.org/index2.html
:        
Deadline: May 31st, 2005


May
2005


  April


  Award-Competition: KC Mahindra Award
     For Excellence in Automotive Design
        
open to all students, no entry fee, prize Rs 100,000 - 25,000
            March 25
deadline

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January



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