China Hardware Product Design Competition has been held for 15 times since its foundation in 2006. As an international design competition, it attracts participation of designers from dozens of colleges and universities, design companies as well as independent designers from more than 20 countries and regions around the world. In order to improve innovative design ability of hardware and promote hardware product development in China, the 16th China Hardware Product International Design Competition formally opens.
- A contestant can deliver multiple entries to each categories of competition at the same time.
- Entries must be original works of the participant (not to infringe other people’s intellectual property rights or any other rights), and created specifically for this competition.
- Format of the entry: JPG file, A2 (420mm*594mm), 300dpi, VERTICAL VERSION, NO MORE THAN 5M. ONE ENTRY IS LIMITED TO ONE LAYOUT.
- The entry layout is composed by the following contents: category of competition, more than two main views of the product, design instruction, title of the entry (there should be NO name of participants in the entry layout).
- The entries must be sent along with the application form :《Entry Form》, by email to: [email protected];
- Innovation (30%): The entry has an innovative concept, appearance and shape design, can reflect a unique design concept, has a strong visual appeal, or provides users with a unique experience.
- Forward-looking (20%): Entries should reflect the high integration of design, technology, and humanities. Apply high-tech results to solve existing problems.
- Functionality (20%): The entry should have certain functions (including practicality, comfort, safety, ease of use, man-machine, user interface) in the economy, society, and people’s lives, and also produce positive effects.
- Technical (20%): The entry should fully consider the application of materials, as well as processing technology, and has good versatility and technical feasibility, or optimization for manufacturing links, through design to reduce enterprise costs and improve enterprise economic benefits.
- Sustainability (10%): In the entire entry life cycle of design, production, material selection, manufacturing, and using, can reflects the concept of energy conservation and environmental protection, and is environmentally friendly.
In each of five categories, there is one golden prize, two silver prizes, three bronze prizes, and five excellent prizes as well as several Entry prizes and Excellent organization awards set. The 16th International Design Competition set up the Platinum Award, which will be selected from five categories and be awarded Platinum Prize of RMB 100,000 yuan.
|Prize||Numbers of Winner||Bonus (RMB)||Other awards|
|Excellent Organization Awards||10||¥5,000||Certificate|