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2015 Port Moody (BC) Wearable Art Awards call for entrieswearable

Post date: 2014-10-13. The Port Moody Arts Centre of Port Moody, British Columbia, Canada, is accepting entries for the 2015 Port Moody Wearable Art Awards. The sponsors describe this competition as ”… not a fashion show; it is a multi-media performance where the human body becomes a living, breathing, moving canvas.”

The entry deadline is November 15, 2014. For more, including relevant links, please see this ArtRubicon article.

 

Global Learning Xprize call for submissions

Software for self-teaching reading, writing and arithmetic

Software for self-teaching reading, writing and arithmetic

Post date: 2014-10-13. Xprize has launched the Global Learning Xprize, a $15 million competition for the design of software intended to fight illiteracy in developing countries. Starting in September, 2014, teams will have six month to register and then 18 months to develop their solutions. For more, including relevant links, please see this Tab Times article.

IABM 2014 Design and Innovation Awards winners announcedIABM

Post date: 2014-10-07. IABM has announced the nine winners of its 2014 Design and Innovation Awards, which honor solutions that offer significant benefits or new opportunities to the broadcast and media industry. This IABM article has more on these awards, including a list of the winners.

2015 SIIA CODiE Awards call for entriesCodies

Post date: 2014-10-02. The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is accepting nominations for the 2015 SIIA CODiE Awards in a wide variety of categories.

The regular entry deadline is October 24, 2014; there is a late deadline (with additional fees) of November 7, 2014. For more on these awards, please see this PR.COM press release; this page of the SIIA web site has online nomination.

RSA-US Student Design Awards call for entriesRSA USA 2014_banner_team

Post date: 2014-09-28. The RSA in the United States (RSA-US), an affiliate of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) of London, England, seeks entries for the 2015 RSA-US Student Design Awards in 6 categories.

The entry deadline is March 18, 2015. For more, please visit the RSA-US Student Design Awards web site.

Raytheon-Engineering is Elementary (EiE) Teacher Scholarship Program call for applicationsmmu-logo

Post date: 2014-09-24. Raytheon is accepting applications for its Raytheon-Engineering is Elementary((R) )(EiE) Teacher Scholarship Program, which will provide 30 awards of “…$2,500 each to elementary school teachers nationwide whose applications best demonstrate innovative methods of generating student enthusiasm about engineering concepts.”

The application deadline is October 10, 2014. More on this program may be found in this Providence Journal article; to download an application form, please visit this page of the Math Moves U web site.

2014 Henry Hewes Design Awards winners announcedHewes

Post date: 2014-09-22. The winners of the 2014 Henry Hewes Design Awards have been announced. These awards “…honor designers for work in venues on Broadway, Off Broadway and Off Off Broadway, recognizing not only the traditional categories of Scenic Design, Costume Design and Lighting Design, but also “Notable Effects,” which encompass sound, music, video, puppetry and other creative elements.” For more, please see this Broadway World article.

Road to California Quilter’s Conference and Showcase call for entries

Quilt and quilter at Road to California

Quilt and quilter at Road to California

Post date: 2014-09-21. Road to California is accepting entries of quilts for its Quilter’s Conference and Showcase, to be held at the Ontario Convention Center, Ontario, California, January 22nd through 25th, 2015.

The entry deadline is October 1, 2014. More information is available at the Road to California web site.

FE&S 2015 Tabletop Performance Awards call for entriesfes1409_cvr

Post date: 2014-09-17. Food Service Equipment & Supplies is accepting entries for its FE&S 2015 Tabletop Performance Awards, which recognize outstanding tabletop installations (meaning the way all the products work together, not just individual tabletop items.)

The entry deadline is December 15, 2014. For more, please see this FE&S Magazine article.

 

 

Lexus Design Award 2015 call for entriesLEXUS-DESIGN-AWARD-2015-designboom-bb

Post date: 2014-09-12. Lexus International is accepting entries for its third Lexus Design Award international design competition. The theme of this year’s contest is “Senses”.

The entry deadline is November 3, 2014. For more, please see this Toyota web page.

Excellence in Avionics Awards call for entries24374_Excellence_in_Avionics_logo

Post date: 2014-09-11. Avionics Magazine is accepting entries for its inaugural Excellence in Avionics Awards, which will honor “…the individuals, organizations, teams, and projects that are taking avionics to the next level of innovation.”

There is an early bird entry deadline of October 15, 2014, and a final deadline of December 31, 2014. For more, including relevant links, please see this Broadway World article.

St. Catharines (Ontario) Arts Award competition call for entriesstcatharines-logo

Post date: 2014-09-10. The City of St. Catharines (Ontario, Canada) seeks conceptual designs from Ontario artists for a St. Catharines Arts Award, which will become the iconic representation of the art awards program for at least the next decade. Designs may be in a variety of media, including clay, wood, glass, metal, paper, ceramic, and others.

The submission deadline is Thursday October 16, 2014. For more, please visit this page of the St. Catharines web site.

Dead Prize call for nominations

Dead Prize logo

Dead Prize logo

Post date: 2014-09-08. Cameron Sinclair, a co-founder of Architecture for Humanity, is seeking nominations for the Dead Prize competition, which “celebrates” the worst in architecture, industrial design, and engineering. Qualified nominees must have “created a negative impact on either the user or the community as a whole.”

The entry deadline is November 1, 2014. For more, including relevant links, please see this Nonprofit Quarterly article.

2014 Epica International Creative awards call for entriesEpica

Post date: 2014-08-07. Entries for the 2014 Epica International Creative awards are now being accepted in a wide variety of categories.

The entry deadline is September 30, 2014. For more, please visit the Epica Awards web site.

Foundry Art Centre (St. Charles, Missouri) Given Form juried sculpture exhibition call for entriesGivenFormLogo

Post date: 2014-08-05. The Foundry Art Centre of St. Charles, Missouri, is accepting entries for its Given Form juried sculpture exhibition.

The entry deadline is September 28, 2014. For more, please see this page of the Foundry Art Centre web site.

Tyler Museum of Art “Cars Are Art” competition call for entries

Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler, TX

Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler, TX

Post date: 2014-08-03. The Tyler Museum of Art (Tyler, Texas) seeks entries for its second annual juried “Cars Are Art” competition, to be held September 6, 2014, at the Tyler Junior College campus.

The entry deadline is August 31, 2014. For more, please see this Tyler Morning Telegraph article.

ARTWARD call for entriesArtward

Post date: 2014-08-01. Entries are now being accepted for the seventh edition of the ARTWARD international art competition, in categories including painting, sculpting, photography, graphic reproduction, installation, video, media art, and new media.

The entry deadline is September 30, 2014. For more, including relevant links, please see this SACI-Art web page.

World Legacy Awards call for entriesWorld Legacy

Post date: 2014-07-30. National Geographic and ITB Berlin are accepting entries for the World Legacy Awards, which “…will showcase the leading travel and tourism companies, organizations and destinations — ranging from airlines to ecolodges and from cities to countries — that are driving the positive transformation of the travel industry based on sustainable tourism principles and practices.”

The entry deadline is August 20, 2014. For more, please see this page of the National Geographic web site.

Promax announces winners of its 2014 Promotion, Marketing & Design North America Awardspmx_awards_300x250_na-winners_v1

Post date: 2014-07-28. Promax has announced the winners of its 2014 Promotion, Marketing & Design North America Awards and Global Excellence Awards, with the greatest number of awards (40) going to FX Networks. This Broadcasting & Cable article has more on these awards; for a complete list of winners, please see this Promax DBA web page.

38th Annual SOURCE Awards call for entriesSource-Awards

Post date: 2014-07-25. Power management company Eaton’s Cooper Lighting Division is accepting entries for its 38th Annual SOURCE Awards national lighting design competition. This competition focuses on furthering the understanding, knowledge and function of lighting as a primary element in design, and is open to all lighting designers, architects, engineers, professional designers and consultants who use lighting and controls products from Eaton’s Cooper Lighting business.

There is a postmark deadline of January 30, 2015. For more, including relevant links, please see this MarketWatch article.

United States Institute for Theatre Technology Rising Star Award call for entriesUSITT

Post date: 2014-07-18. The United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT) is accepting nominations for its Rising Star Award, which recognizes achievements in scenic, lighting, sound, and projection design in the early career of a young professional.

The entry deadline is August 15, 2014. For more, please visit this page of the USITT web site.

2014 Apple Design Awards winners announcedapple-design-awards

Post date: 2014-07-17. Apple has announced the winners of the 2014 Apple Design Awards, in the categories of Student, IOS, and Mac. This 9to5Mac article has the list of winners, including prices and links for each product to its iTunes page.

2014 CODiE Awards winners announcedCodies

Post date: 2014-07-12. The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) has announced the 28 winners of the 2014 CODiE Awards (originally called the Excellence in Software Awards) in software and services categories. This IT News Online article has the complete list of winners.

52nd D&AD Professional Awards winners announcedPencils

Post date: 2014-07-11. The winners of the 52nd D&AD Professional Awards have been announced, with 52 Yellow Pencils, two White Pencils, and a record seven Black Pencils awarded. This Best Media Info article has more on these awards; for links to the various winners, please visit this page of the D and AD web site.

2014 New York Design Awards winners announcedNYDA

Post date: 2014-07-11. design100 has announced the winners of the 2014 New York Design Awards in a variety of categories, with Built/NYC at the Department of Design and Construction taking top honors with the Design Champion Award. This MarketWatch article has more on these awards; this page of New York Design Awards has the complete list of winners.

NICHE Awards call for entriesLearn-more-about-the-NICHE-Awards2

Post date: 2014-07-11. NICHE Magazine seeks entries of crafts from U.S. and Canada from artists 21 and older in the categories of Basketry, Ceramics, Fashion Accessories (not jewelry),Fiber, Furniture, Glass, Home Furnishings, Jewelry, Judaica, Metal, Mixed Media & Miscellaneous, Polymer Clay, Recycled, and Wood for its NICHE Awards.

The entry deadline is August 18, 2014. For more, including relevant links, please see this article in Art and Art Deadlines.

2014 Edison Awards winners announcededison_logo

Post date: 2014-06-18. The winners of the 2014 Edison Awards have been announced, in a wide variety of categories. These awards “…celebrate game-changing new products and services from around the world in the spirit of Thomas Edison.” For more on all the winners, please visit this page of the Edison Awards web site.

15th Cooper Hewitt National Design Awards winners announced

Cooper Hewitt National Design Award

Cooper Hewitt National Design Award

Post date: 2014-06-17. The winners of the 15th Cooper Hewitt National Design Awards have been announced, with this year’s Lifetime Achievement award going to Ivan Chermayeff and Tom Geismar. This Smithsonian Magazine article has more on these awards and all the winners.

 

 

A’ Design Award and Competition call for entriesA trophy-angle

Post date: 2014-06-14. The A’ Design Award and Competition is accepting entries for its 2015 edition, in a wide variety of categories. There is an early-bird deadline of June 30, 2014; a regular deadline of September 30, 2014; and a final deadline of February 28, 2015. For more, including many relevant links, please visit the A’ Design Award web site.

2014 Exhibit Design Awards call for entriesExhibitor

Post date: 2014-06-10. EXHIBITOR Magazine is accepting entries for its 28th annual Exhibit Design Awards, which honor the world’s best trade show exhibit designs. There is a regular entry deadline of November 15, 2014, and a final deadline of November 29, 2014. For more, please visit this EXHIBITOR Online web page.

2014 What’s Next Awards winners announcedmitx_whatsnext_header2014

Post date: 2014-06-02. MITX, the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange, has announced the 2014 winners of its What’s Next Awards in a variety of categories. For the complete list of winners, please visit this page of the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange web site.

A’ Design Award & Competition winners announcedadesigncompetitionanimation

Post date: 2014-05-25. A’ Design Award & Competition has announced this year’s winners in 74 different design disciplines. This Digital Journal article has more on these awards, including a link to more information on all category winners.

Maker Faire Detroit 2014 call for entriesMaker Faire

Post date: 2014-05-23. Maker Faire Detroit 2014 is accepting entries of a wide variety of products, inventions, arts, and crafts. The Faire will be held on July 26th and 27th, 2014; the entry deadline is June 6, 2014. For more, including relevant links, please see this Motor City Blog entry.

2014 Tomorrow Awards winners announcedTomorrow

Post date: 2014-05-18. The winners of the 2014 Tomorrow Awards were announced at the ADC Festival of Art + Craft in Advertising and Design  at the James Royal Palm Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida. More on each of the five winners, including visuals, may be found at this page of the Tomorrow Awards web site.

Golden Foodie Awards to open on-line votingbb7f51043ae90e65e48401e9d24f0273

Post date: 2014-05-08. The Golden Foodie Awards will honor the best food, drinks, and chefs in over 25 categories in Orange County, California, through nominees determined by public vote.

Overall voting ends on August 30, 2014. For more, including info on a September 28, 2014 awards event in Newport Beach, please see this PR.com press release, or visit the Golden Foodie Awards web site.

Medalta International Spoon Show call for submissionsSpoons 2014-05-06

Post date: 2014-05-07. Medalta, of Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada is accepting entries from artists and designers from around the world of either functional or sculptural works that address the idea of “the spoon” for the Medalta International Spoon Show.

The application deadline is Monday, June 30, 2014. For more, including relevant links, please see this Musing About Mud blog post.

HOW Design Live, May 12 – 16, 2014 in Boston, MassachusettsHOW image.php

Post date: 2014-05-04. The HOW Design Live event, covering topics in a variety of design disciplines, will take place May 12 – 16, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. This HOW Design Live web page has more, including links for online purchase.

2014 EXHIBITOR magazine awards winners announcedexhibitorShowLogo

Post date: 2014-05-01. Exhibitor Media Group has announced the winners of the 2014 EXHIBITOR magazine awards, honoring design achievements in trade shows and exhibits. This gnomes article has more on these awards, including links, and the complete list of winners.

Fast Company 2014 Innovation by Design Awards Competition call for entries3027596-poster-3019313-slide-s-30-innovation-by-design-party-2013

Post date: 2014-04-23. Fast Company is accepting entries for the Fast Company 2014 Innovation by Design Awards Competition in a variety of categories, including (among others) Graphics, Products, and Spaces. The entry deadline is May 5, 2014. For more, please visit the Innovation By Design official rules page.

Spark Transport call for entriestranspo-100

Post date: 2014-04-11. Spark is accepting entries for the Spark Transport design competition, further described by the sponsors as including “… all modes of transportation design, from vehicles to transit stations, apps to electronics.”

There is an Early Deadline of June 2, 2014; a Standard Deadline of September 15, 2014; and a Late Deadline of October 10, 2014. For more, please see this page of the Spark Awards web site.

Red Dot Design Awards call for entriesRed Dot logo_concept

Post date: 2014-04-10. The Red Dot Design Awards are open for submissions, in 29 categories which range from a variety of product types to fashion to public space, among others.

The entry deadline is May 21, 2014. For more, please see this page of the Red Dot web site.

Spark Experience Design Awards call for entriesred-exp

Post date: 2014-04-06. Spark is accepting entries for the Spark Experience Design Awards honoring achievements in a relatively new discipline known under several names, such as Service Design, UE, UX, XD and Experience Design. The sponsors explain further:  “…analyzing, designing and improving the user’s experience, from the beginning of the development cycle through design, manufacture, marketing, sales, to the showroom interiors, interfaces, graphics, through service and ultimate disposal.”

There is a Standard Deadline of September 15, 2014, and a Late Deadline of October 10, 2014. For more, please visit this page of the Spark Awards web site.

Spark Concept & Student Awards call for entriesConceptStudent-4inch

Post date: 2014-04-05. Spark is accepting entries for the Spark Concept & Student Awards, which honor achievements in design that are in the idea stage.

The entry deadline is October 10, 2014. For more, please visit this page of the Spark Awards web site.

Interieur Awards call for entriesInterieue-Awards

Post date: 2014-04-02. Biennale Interieur is accepting entries from around the world for its Interieur Awards in the Objects category.

The entry deadline is April 20, 2014. For more, including relevant links, please see this artrubicon article.

United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT) 2014 Young Designers & Technicians Awards winners announcedUSITT

Post date: 2014-03-22.  The United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT) has announced the winners of its 2014 Young Designers & Technicians Awards, which will be presented at USITT’s 2014 Annual Conference & Stage Expo March 26-29 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. For more on these awards and all the winners, please see this Live Design Online article.

2014 Google Science Fair call for entriesGoogle Science Fair

Post date: 2014-03-21. Google is now accepting entries of science projects from 13- to 18-year-old students around the world for the 2014 Google Science Fair.

The entry deadline is May 22, 2014. For more information, including relevant links, please see this eWEEK article.

2014 Fuller Challenge call for entriesBFI logo-real

Post date: 2014-03-16. The Buckminster Fuller Institute is accepting entries for the 2014 Fuller Challenge, for scientists, students, designers, architects, activists, entrepreneurs, artists and planners from all over the world who “…submit their innovative solutions to some of humanity’s most pressing problems.”

The entry deadline is April 11, 2014. For more, please visit this page of the Buckminster Fuller Institute web site.

SEED Awards for Excellence in Public Interest Design winners announcedseed_awards_for_excellence_in_public_interest_design_2014

Post date: 2014-03-05.The six winners of the fourth annual SEED Awards for Excellence in Public Interest Design have been announced. More on each of the winners may be found in this Bustler article.

Wallpaper* Design Awards winners announcedwallpaper-design-awards-2014

Post date: 2014-02-15. Wallpaper* Magazine has announced the winners of the Wallpaper* Design Awards in a variety of categories in fashion, architecture, and others (none of which, apparently, involve actual wallpaper.) For more on these awards, and the complete list of winners, please see this Media Bistro article.

Travel + Leisure 2014 Design Awards winners announced

Travel + Leisure winner Tom Dixon‘s Adidas travel togs

Travel + Leisure winner Tom Dixon‘s Adidas travel togs

Post date: 2014-02-14.Travel + Leisure Magazine has announced  the winners of the Travel + Leisure 2014 Design Awards, covering a variety of travel locations and travel-related products. This MediaBistro article has the complete list of winners and relevant links.

 

 

A’ Design Awards call for entries

Post date: 2014-02-11. The A’ Design Awards are accepting entries in a variety of categories, including Furniture Design, Packaging Design, Interior Design, Industrial Design, Interaction Design, Graphics Design, Architecture, Arts and others.

The late application deadline is February 28, 2014.  This page of the A’ Design Awards web site has more information.

6th Annual Mutant Piñata call for entriesMutant-Pinata

Post date: 2014-02-07.The Frontal Lobe Gallery in Bragg’s Pie Factory, 1301 W. Grand Ave., Phoenix, AZ, is accepting entries for its 6th Annual Mutant Piñata show, which will be held during March, 2014. Entries must be delivered to the gallery by March 4, 2014. For more, please see this North Central News article.

Colorado 2014 Governor’s Creative Leadership Awards call for entriesColorado

Post date: 2014-01-28. Colorado Creative Industries is accepting nominations for the 2014 Governor’s Creative Leadership Awards, which recognize “…organizations and individuals that have demonstrated a significant commitment to Colorado’s creative landscape through civic leadership and volunteerism including advocacy, vision, collaboration, or innovation.”

The entry deadline is Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 4:00 PM (MST). For more, please see this page of the Colorado Creative Industries web site.

Exhibit Designers and Producers Association 2013 EDPA Awards winners announceddesigner_1

Post date: 2014-01-22. The Exhibit Designers and Producers Association (EDPA) has announced the winners of its 2013 EDPA Awards, naming Dana Esposito of Elevation Exhibits as Designer of the Year. There were three category winners (Printed Matter: Steelhead Productions; Online Program: Skyline Exhibits; and Large Tradeshow: Derse) for the Eddie Awards, which honor exhibit industry marketing excellence. For more on all the winners, please see this page of the EDPA web site.

2013 AH Awards winners announcedAndroid-Awards-2013-Best-Photography-App

Post date: 2014-01-22. Android Headlines has announced the two winners of its 2013 AH Awards for the best Android photo apps of 2013, with VSCO as the runner-up, and top honors going to Camera Awesome. More on these awards and the winners may be found in this Android Headlines article.

2014 Core77 Design Awards call for entriesc77da-logo-long

Post date: 2013-01-21. Core77 is accepting entries for the 2014 Core77 Design Awards in 17 categories, including Consumer Products, Packaging, Visual Communications, and others.

The early-bird entry deadline is January 30, 2014, with a regular deadline of March 20, 2014. For more, please see this page of the Core77 Design Awards web site.

2013 Winning Windows Manhattan winners announcedWinningWindows_logo(1)

Post date: 2014-01-18. DDI Magazine has announced the winners of their annual Winning Windows Manhattan holiday retail window competition, with Macy’s Herald Square taking the top Platinum Award. Bergdorf Goodman received the second-place Gold Award, and Anthropologie Rockefeller Center came in third with the Silver Award. More on these awards may be found in this PR Newswire article; for a download with images of the winners, please see this page of the Design Retail Online web site.

AIGA’s “Justify” design competition call for entriesjustified_hero_aiga_640x420

Post date: 2014-01-12. AIGA is accepting entries for its annual design competition, from a variety of disciplines, including book design, brand and identity systems design, corporate communications design, design for entertaining, editorial design, environmental graphic design, experience design, industrial design, information design, motion graphics, package design, placemaking design, product design, promotional design and advertising, service design, and typographic design.

The entry deadline is January 31, 2014. For more, please visit this page of the AIGA web site.

GE Edison Award call for entries

GE Edison Award

GE Edison Award

Post date: 2014-01-09. GE Lighting is accepting entries for its 31st annual GE Edison Award, which recognizes excellence and quality in professional lighting designs that employ the significant use of GE Lighting products.

The entry deadline is 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on January 20, 2014. This Novus Light article has more, including links to the competition web site.

International Design Excellence Awards® (IDEA) 2014 call for entriesIDEA_2014_GeneralHeader_680x120

Post date: 2014-01-05. The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) is accepting entries in a wide variety of categories for its International Design Excellence Awards® (IDEA) 2014, which honor exceptional design that epitomizes quality across design media and platforms.

The entry deadline is February 14, 2014. More information, including relevant links, may be found in this PR Web press release.

2013 Best Home Blog Awards winners announcedhickory-trail-best-home-blog-winner-2013-lamps-plus.JPG-550x0

Post date: 2014-01-01. Lighting retailer Lamps Plus has announced the winners of the 2013 Best Home Blog Awards, an award honoring outstanding work in the home decor blogosphere. For more on these awards, and links to the winning blogs in the four categories of Interior Design, DIY, Family, and Lifestyle, see this Digital Journal article, or this page of the Lamps Plus web site.

Woodlands Art Bench Project call for entries2013.art.bench.top

Post date: 2013-12-19. The Woodlands Waterway Arts Council, of The Woodlands, Texas, is accepting designs for eight new benches as entries for the Woodlands Art Bench Project at Waterway Square. Artists and designers from all over the U.S. are invited to participate.

The entry deadline is January 15, 2014. For more information, please visit the Woodlands Waterway Arts Council web site.

Vodafone Americas Foundation™ Wireless Innovation Project™ call for applicationsWIP

Post date: 2013-12-10. The Vodafone Americas Foundation™ is accepting entries for its sixth annual Wireless Innovation Project™ (WIP), recognizing innovative mobile solutions that have potential to solve critical global issues.

The applications deadline is midnight PST on February 3, 2014. More information, including relevant links, may be found in this Wireless Developer Network article.

American Package Design Awards call for entriesapda

Graphic Design USA is accepting entries for the American Package Design Awards. These awards, sponsored by Neenah, recognize not only well-designed graphics, but also the power of design to advance the brand promise.

The entry deadline is December 13, 2013. For more information, please see this Graphic Design USA web page.

2014 D&AD Awards call for entries

D&AD, an educational charity representing the global creative, design and advertising communities, is accepting entries for the 2014 D&AD Awards in a wide variety of categories.

Deadline information is as follows:D and AD

10% discount deadline: Friday, November 29, 2013
Entry deadline: Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Deadline for postal entries: Wednesday, February 5, 2014

For more, please see this page of the D&AD web site.

APLD International Landscape Design Awards Program call for entriesAPLD(3)

The Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD) is accepting entries from both professional and student landscape designers for the APLD International Landscape Design Awards Program.

The entry deadline is February 1, 2014. For more information, including relevant links, please see this Lawn and Landscape article.

2013 FoodBev.com Awards call for entriesfbawardslargelogo

FoodBev.com is accepting entries from around the world for the 2013 FoodBev.com Awards. In the words of the sponsors, these awards are “not about taste or functionality [but]… about design, marketing and communication.” The categories are: Best new food brand; Best new drinks brand; Best redesigned food brand; Best redesigned drinks brand; Best creative agency; and Best brand marketing campaign.

The entry deadline is November 22, 2013. For more information, please visit this page of the FoodBev Awards web site.

2013 Creativity Print and Packaging Awards winners announced

Creativity International Awards has announced the winners of the 43rd Annual Creativity Print and Packaging Awards. Best in Show Professional went to Dessein in Australia for their Black Swan Theater Company Posters, and Best in Show Student was awarded to the Auckland University of Technology for “Trophy Beer”. This Digital Journal article has more on these awards; please see this Creativity Awards web page for the complete list of winners.

5th edition of the International Design for All Foundation Awards call for entriesGood_Practice

The Design for All Foundation is accepting entries for the 5th edition of the International Design for All Foundation Awards. There are a variety of categories, united by the theme of design for all/universal design in any form contributing to improving the quality of life for everyone.

The entry deadline is January 2, 2014. For more information, please see this page of the Design for All web site.

EXHIBITOR Magazine Exhibit Design Awards call for entriesExhibitorMagazine_BW_ADJ

EXHIBITOR Magazine is accepting entries for its Exhibit Design Awards, which honor the world’s best trade show exhibit designs.

There is an early bird deadline of November 15, 2013, and a final deadline of November 29, 2013. For more information, please visit this page at the Exhibitor Online web site.

FE&S 2014 Tabletop Excellence Awards call for entries

Foodservice Equipment and Supplies (FE&S) is accepting entries for the FE&S 2014 Tabletop Excellence Awards from food service operators, dealers, manufacturers and reps. These awards recognize excellence in the strategic and functional application of permanent tableware in the following five categories:

  • Restaurant with Per Person Check Average More Than $30
  • Restaurant with Per Person Check Average Less Than $30
  • Catering/Banquet Facility
  • On-Site Foodservice
  • Club/Resort

The entry deadline is January 3, 2014. For more information, please see this FE&S Magazine article.

Recreate Packaging 2014 call for entriesRecreat Packaging logo

Finnish firm Stora Enso is sponsoring the Recreate Packaging 2014 design competition, open to designers worldwide. The challenge is to design a packaging solution for 3 beauty and/or healthcare products that meets or exceeds the performance and portability of present-day primary and secondary packaging.

The registration period ends December 6, 2013. Entries will be accepted between December 9, 2013, and January 31, 2014 at 15:00 CET. For more information, please see this Rolling Rains article, and the FAQs page of the competition web site.

10 Best Design Best SEO Web Design Firms winners announcedbest-web-design-firms-2013-badge

10 Best Design has announced the winners of its Best SEO Web Design Firms, with Comrade Web Agency, of Chicago, Illinois, taking top honors in the number one position. This page of the 10 Best Design web site has more on all the winners.

 

Exhibitor Magazine Portable Modular Awards call for entriesPortable Modular

Exhibitor Magazine is accepting entries of modular, system, and portable exhibits for its first annual Portable Modular Awards.

There is an early bird deadline of December 2, 2013, and a final deadline of December 9, 2013. For more information, please see this Exhibitor Online web page.

2103 A’ Design Awards winners announced

The winners of the 2013 A’ Design Awards have been announced, in a wide variety of categories, including furniture, agriculture, hospitality, air and land transportation, toys and games, recreation equipment, graphic and visual communication. This designboom article contains more information about these awards, including links and a selection of large, high-quality images of winners. The Awarded Designs web site lists and has images of all winners, including those from previous years.

Lexus Eco Challenge call for submissionsLexus Eco

The Lexus Eco Challenge is accepting entries from middle and high school teams, comprised of 5–10 students and a teacher advisor. These teams are to “…define an environmental issue that is important to them, develop an action plan to address the issue, implement the plan, and report the results.”

The two challenges have different deadlines: Challenge #1 (Land/Water) – Oct. 7, 2013 and Challenge #2 (Air/Climate) – Nov. 11, 2013. For more information, please visit the Lexus-Scholastic web site.

Spark Design Awards call for entriesSpark 12x18_Final_0824

Spark is accepting entries for seven design competitions: App, Communication, Concept, Experience, Product, Spaces, and Transport. The final entry deadline for all competitions is October 10, 2013. For more information, including links to the individual competition pages, please visit this page of the Spark Awards  web site.

Travel + Leisure Design Awards call for nominationsTand L Design

Travel + Leisure is accepting entries for the tenth annual Travel + Leisure Design Awards, in a variety of categories that cover everything from fashion and luggage to hotel rooms and more.

The nomination deadline is Monday, October 1, 2013. This page of the Travel + Leisure web site has more information, including a link to the online application.

Canstruction of the Southern Tier call for entries

From a previous Canstruction

From a previous Canstruction

The Food Bank of the Southern Tier announces the 5th annual Canstruction of the Southern Tier, presented by Mengel Metzger Barr & Co. LLP. This event will take place at the Arnot Mall in Horseheads, NY (near Elmira) from October 20 – October 27, 2013. Groups of participants will compete to build unique structures made entirely of canned foods, which will subsequently be donated to the Food Bank to support local hunger-relief efforts. More information may be found at this page of the WETM-TV web site.

Second LEXUS DESIGN AWARD call for entriesLexus

Lexus is accepting entries from designers in all fields (including, architecture, product design, fashion, and others) for the second LEXUS DESIGN AWARD. The theme of this year’s competition is “Curiosity.”
The entry deadline is October 15, 2013, 11:59:00 p.m. GMT. For more information, including relevant links, please see this Design Boom article.

WorldStar Student Awards call for entrieswpo_worldstar_student_2013

The World Packaging Organisation (WPO) is accepting entries for its WorldStar Student Awards, an international packaging design competition for students from all countries to develop projects in the field of packaging design.

The entry deadline is September 30, 2013. For more information and relevant links, please see this Institute of Packaging Professionals web page.

Tech Trailblazers awards call for entriesTech-Trailblazers-Million-Dollar-Bill-Issue2-011

The Tech Trailblazers awards program is accepting entries from technology startups from around the globe, in the categories of big data, cloud, infosecurity, mobile, networking, storage, sustainable IT, emerging markets, and virtualization.

There is an early-bird deadline of August 12, 2013, at 11:59pm PDT, and a final deadline of September 12, 2013 at 11:59pm PDT. For mere information, take a look at this MENA FN article, and the FAQ page of the Tech Trailblazers web site.

2013 Dieline Package Design Awards winners announced

BANDiful, 2013 Dieline Package Design Awards Best in Show

BANDiful, 2013 Dieline Package Design Awards Best in Show

The winners of the 2013 Dieline Package Design Awards have been announced, with Best of Show award going to BANDiful, by Vivi Feng & Yu-Ping Chuang, which permits the one-handed application of a bandage. This is the first time the Best of Show awards has gone to a student project.

This Dieline web page has a list of the winners, complete with images.

 

AZ Awards winners announcedAzure-AZ-Award-Winners-2013-00

Azure Magazine has announced the winners of the third annual AZ Awards, honoring achievements in architecture and design. This Azure article contains the list of winners, and images thereof.

2013 Fenn Young Designers Award (FYDA) call for entriesFYDA-PAGE-copy

Fenn Designers are accepting entries from young designers (ages 18-33) from around the world for the 2013 Fenn Young Designers Award (FYDA). The five design categories are Building design; Space design; Furniture design; Lighting design; and Graphics design.

The registration deadline is July 20, 2013, and the submission deadline is September 7, 2013. For more information, please visit this page of the Fenn Designers web site.

2013 Apple Design Awards winners announced

Apple has announced 11 apps for iPhones, iPads, and Macs as winners of the 2013 Apple Design Awards. This Apple Insider article lists the winners and has relevant links.

2013 Be Inspired Awards call for submissions

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a company providing software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, is accepting submissions for its 2013 Be Inspired Awards, which recognize the work of organizations that help sustain the world’s infrastructure by designing, engineering, constructing, delivering, and/or operating better-performing, safer, and more resilient roads, buildings, plants, utility networks, and more.

The entry deadline is July 19, 2013. This American Surveyor article has more on these awards, and the upcoming Year in Infrastructure 2013 Conference, including links to relevant pages on the Bentley web site.

DuPont silver anniversary winners of its global Packaging Innovation Awards announced

DuPont Packaging Award winner Convenience Salad Bowl, from Switzerland’s Coop Cooperative

DuPont Packaging Award winner Convenience Salad Bowl, from Switzerland’s Coop Cooperative

DuPont has announced the silver anniversary winners of its global Packaging Innovation Awards, with U.K.-based design firm pi global taking top honors for its AidPod, which delivers life-saving medicine to remote sub-Saharan villages. This Dupont web page has more on the winners, including images.

2013 ASIS Accolades call for entriesasis-logo-large

ASIS International, a leading organization for security professionals worldwide, seeks entries for the 2013 ASIS Accolades from ASIS 2013. These awards will honor the security industry’s most innovative new products, services, and solutions at the ASIS International 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2013).

The entry deadline is July 31, 2013. For more information on these awards and the event, including a link to online entry, please visit this ASIS International web page.

37th Annual SOURCE Awards lighting design competition call for entries  37th_Source_Awards_Winners_Spotlight4

Cooper Lighting, a division of diversified power management company Eaton, seeks entries for its 37th Annual SOURCE Awards national lighting design competition from lighting designers, architects, engineers, professional designers, and consultants who use Cooper Lighting fixtures in interior or exterior design projects.

There is a postmark deadline of January 31, 2014. More information is a available in this Fort Mill Times article, and the SOURCE Awards web site.

You Fab 2013 Competition call for entriesYou Fab

Loftwork Inc. and  FabCafe Tokyo, along with sponsor Takeo Paper, are accepting entries from around the world for the You Fab 2013 Competition, for creating toys, greeting cards, and party wear/accessories using paper and a laser cutter.

The entry deadline is July 15th, 2013. For more information and entry instructions, please visit this page of the Loftwork web site.

Best eCommerce Web Design Firms Awards winners announcedgI_132661_best-ecommerce-web-design

10 Best Design has announced the winners of its inaugural Best eCommerce Web Design Firms Awards, with RazorIT of Syracuse, New York, holding down the number one spot. This PR Web article contains more on these awards, and a list of the ten winners.

2013 Hot Companies and Best Products winners announced2013-NPG-EventsLarge

Network Products Guide announced the winners of the 8th annual 2013 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards at a dinner event on May 7, 2013, in Las Vegas. This page of the Network Products Guide web site has the complete list of winners.

 

2013 Cooper-Hewitt Design Awards winners announced

Denny’s Flagship Diner in Las Vegas, NV, by Cooper-Hewitt winner James Wines

Denny’s Flagship Diner in Las Vegas, NV, by Cooper-Hewitt winner James Wines

The winners of 2013 Cooper-Hewitt Design Awards, covering everything from landscape architecture to fashion, have been announced. James Wines was honored with a Lifetime Achievement award. This page from the Smithsonian Magazine blog contains information on, and images of, the winners.

2013 Ideas that Matter call for entriesSAPPI FINE PAPER NORTH AMERICA LOGO

Sappi Fine Paper North America is accepting entries for the 2013 Ideas that Matter, described by Sappi as “…an annual, innovative grant program that supports and transforms the creative ideas of designers into a powerful force for social good.”

The entry deadline is July 19, 2013. More information may be found in this MarketWatch article, and at these pages of the Sappi NA web site.

Winners of the A’ Design Awards 2012-2013 announcedadesigncompetitionanimation

The winners of the A’ Design Awards 2012-2013 have been announced in 80 categories, including Furniture Design, Packaging Design, Interior Design, Industrial Design, Interaction Design, Graphics Design, Architecture, Arts and others. This page of the A’ Design Awards web site has a complete list of winners; more information on these awards may be found in this Digital Journal article.

2013 Edison Awards winners announcededison_logo

The winners of the 2013 Edison Awards, for the best in innovation and excellence in the development of new products and services, have been announced. This page of the Edison Awards web site has a complete list of winners.

18th Annual Art Directors Guild Excellence in Production Design Awards set for February 8, 2014Rotating_ADG51769dafa5c6b

The Art Directors Guild has announced that its 18th Annual Art Directors Guild Excellence in Production Design Awards for achievements in production design in theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials and music videos will take place on Saturday, February. 8, 2014, at the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

For more on this event and these awards, please see this Shoot Online article.

Dieline Package Design Conference set for June 23 through June 26, 2013, in San FranciscoDieline

The Dieline Package Design Conference will take place from June 23 through June 26, 2013, in San Francisco. More on this event, including online registration and information about The Dieline Package Design Awards, may be found at this page of the Dieline web site.

Pentawards packaging design competition call for entriesPentawards logo

Pentawards is accepting entries from packaging designers worldwide for its seventh edition.

The regular entry deadline is May 17, 2013; there is a final deadline of May 24, 2012. For more information, please visit the Pentawards web site.

James Dyson Award 2013 call for entriesjd_foundation

The James Dyson Foundation is accepting entries for the James Dyson Award 2013, an international design competition. The requirements are described with admirable brevity: “design something that solves a problem.”

The entry deadline is August 1, 2013. More information and a link for online entry may be found at the James Dyson Award web site.

2013 Merritt Awards for theatrical design winners announcedMerritt -AWARDS

The winners of the 2013Merritt Awards, honoring excellence in Design and Collaboration in the theatrical world, were announced at a ceremony on April 15, 2013 at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater.

For more information on these awards and the winners, please see this Chicago Sun-Times article, and the Merritt Awards web site.

2013 World Whiskies Design Awards winners announced

Stranger & Stranger

The winners of the 2013 World Whiskies Design Awards have been announced. The Glenrothes Single Cask 1970 #10573 took the Award for Best Design, with Stranger & Stranger named as the Best Design Agency. For images of the winners, please visit this page of the World Whiskies Design Awards web site.

Health Devices Achievement Awards call for entriesMS13068_HDAA_Call_no_tag

The ECRI Institute is accepting entries for its Health Devices Achievement Awards, which recognize improving patient care and patient safety through technology management.

The submission deadline is June 3, 2013. More information and online entry may be found at this ECRI Institute web page.

Yupo Corporation’s Wally awards call for entries

Yupo Corporation’s Super Wally

Yupo Corporation’s Super Wally

Yupo Corporation is accepting entries for its Wally awards, honoring those who use its Synthetic Paper in creative ways. The three categories are Best Design; Best Package Design; and Best Artist.

The entry deadline is June 11, 2013. More information and online registration may be found at this Yupo USA web page.

2012 Beverage Testing Institute Packaging competition winners announcedIndaba carton

The Beverage Testing Institute has announced the winners of the 2012 BTI Packaging competition. South Africa’s Indaba took the award for ‘Best Paper Label Design’. A complete list of winners may be found at this BTI News web page.

International Package Design Award call for entriesHBA GLOBAL IPDA 2013

HBA Global Expo is now accepting nominations for its annual IPDA (International Package Design Awards), which honor innovative beauty packaging in several categories including cosmetics, fragrance, personal care, skin care, and innovations in sustainability.

The deadline for submissions deadline is March 22, 2013. More information and relevant links may be found in this Marketwatch article.

Innovation By Design Awards call for entriesIBD_A&C-logo

Fast Company is accepting entries for its Innovation By Design Awards, which honor innovative and disruptive design solutions to business problems.

The entry deadline is at the end of May 6, 2013. For more information and relevant links, please see this Sacramento Bee article.

Spark>Concept & Student competition call for entriessparklogo

Spark Awards are accepting entries for the Spark>Concept & Student competition, in a variety of categories such as communication design, product design, etc. The entry deadlines are as follows:

Earlybird Deadline, April 15, 11:59pm (23:59 hrs.), Pacific Daylight Time (California)
Standard Deadline, May 31, 11:59pm (23:59 hrs.), Pacific Daylight Time (California)
Late & Final Deadline, June 17, 11:59pm (23:59 hrs.), Pacific Daylight Time (California) .

For more information, please visit this page of the Spark Awards web site, and follow the appropriate links.

Spark Design Award competitions winners announcedSPARK winners

Over 160 winners from the Spark Design Award competitions were honored at the sixth annual Spark Celebration. Winners of the first “Best of the Best of the Best” AllSpark Awards were also announced; these winners included Yves Behar of fuseproject, Franz von Holzhausen of Tesla, and Sujin Hwang of Art Center College of Design.

For more information on this event and these awards, please see this SFGate article.

Applied Arts magazine 2013 Design Awards call for entries

Applied Arts magazine is accepting entries for its 2013 Design Awards. Types of design under consideration include graphic, typography, promotional, editorial, packaging, broadcast graphics, and others.

The entry deadline is Friday, March 15, 2013. For more information, please visit this Applied Arts magazine web page.

A’ Design Award & Competition packaging category call for entries

A’ Design Award & Competition is accepting submissions for their packaging category. They describe this contest as  “…a freestyle design competition open to both concept stage and realized works designed by professional and young designers, packaging design companies and other business in the package manufacturing industry worldwide.”

The entry deadline is February 28, 2013. More information and relevant links are located in this Lovely Package article.

Travel + Leisure Magazine2013 Design Awards winners announced

Best Transportation: Highway Rest Stops, Gori and Lochini, Georgia; Honorable Mention, Travel + Leisure 2013 Design Awards

Travel + Leisure Magazine has announced the winners of its 2013 Design Awards winners, in categories ranging from clothes to accessories to resorts to museums, and others. Those looking for a list of winners should look at this MediaBistro article; those interested in a slide show should check out this page of the Travel + Leisure web site.

Pentawards Concept packaging design competition call for entries

The Pentawards Concept competition is accepting entries of packaging design in the categories of Beverages, Food, Body, Other markets, Luxury, and Ecological concepts from designers from all over the world.

There is a hard entry deadline of midnight, GMT, on March 1, 2013. For more information, please visit this Dexigner web page.

Night Vision Awards call for entries

The Night Vision Awards selection committee is now taking final nominations for the 2013 Night Vision Awards Show, which will be held in Las Vegas at Helicopter Association International’s HELI-EXPO.

The entry deadline is February 15, 2013. For more information, please see this Aero News Network article.

Cooper-Hewitt Design Center Design Talks Series, Featuring National Design Award Winners

Design Talks, a conversation and presentation series sponsored by the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, will run from March through May, 2013,  at the Cooper-Hewitt Design Center in Harlem in New York City. The series will feature winners from the 2012 National Design Awards, and will focus on collaborative aspects of design.

This Smithsonian Newsdesk article has more information, including links for online ticket purchase.

Society of Manufacturing Engineers RAPID Conference and Exposition Contemporary Art Gallery call for entries

The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) seeks presentation abstracts for the Contemporary Art Gallery at the RAPID Conference and Exposition, which will be held at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from June 10 through 13, 2013. The Gallery “…will recognize artists who use additive manufacturing, 3D printing or 3D imaging technologies to create works of art.”

Artists who have existing works that were created using additive technologies can submit a photo image of their art. Artists also have the option of submitting new designs in JPG file format for review and consideration to be printed.

The entry deadline is March 4, 2013. For more information, please visit this page of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers web site.

Excellence In Live Design call for entries

Live Design is accepting nominations for the sixth annual Excellence In Live Design awards, in seven categories—Architainment, Concerts, Corporate Events, Live For Broadcast, Theatre Production, Venues (Club or Lounge), and Venues (Theatre or Performance).

The entry deadline is March 5, 2013. This Live Design Online web page has more information, including a link to the downloadable entry form.

Winners of Spark Awards to be announced on February 15, 2013, in San Francisco

Winners of the Spark Awards will be announced at a Celebration on February 15, 2013, at the Autodesk Design Gallery, One Market Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, California. This Daily Markets article has more information and relevant links, including one to Eventbrite for online registration.

Pittsburgh Technology Council’s 2013 Design, Art and Technology Awards call for entries

The Pittsburgh Technology Council is accepting entries for the 2013 Design, Art and Technology Awards from “…Companies, Students, Artists, Gamers, Makers, App and Software Developers, Roboticists, Musicians, Designers, Museums, Art + Tech Organizations, Advertising Agencies, Corporations working in Research & Creativity, New Media Educators, New Media Creators, and Creative Tech Event Managers and more.”

The entry deadline is February 15, 2013. This Techburgher web page has more information and relevant links.

2013 Core77 Design Awards call for entries

The 2013 Core77 Design Awards are accepting entries in 17 categories.

There is an early bird deadline of January 31, 2013, and a regular deadline of March 15, 2013. For more information, please visit the Core77 Design Awards web site.

Citroën Créative Awards call for entries

Citroen is accepting entries for the third edition of the Citroën Créative Awards. Entries should be innovative smartphone apps that make life easier for drivers and passengers.

The entry deadline is February 10, 2013. More information is available at this YouTube page, and at the Citroën Créative Awards web site.

Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) call for entries

The Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) is accepting entries from teams with at least one graduate student (current or within two years of graduation as of December 31, 2012) from any masters-level or post-graduate higher education program. Proposed ventures must be financially sustainable or profitable; be scalable in the long term; and have a quantifiable social and/or environmental bottom line as part of their mission and practices. Winners will receive $50,000 in prizes to transform their ideas into businesses.

Entry deadlines vary by region; the USA-Americas Executive Summary Submission Deadline is January 30, 2013. For more information, please see this Campus Entrepreneurship article, and the Global Social Venture Competition web site.

Spark>App Awards call for entries

Spark Design Awards has announced the launch of its 6th design award contest, the Spark>App Awards, recognizing superior design in apps for platforms such as smart phones and tablets.

The deadlines schedule is as follows: January, 31 2013, 11:59pm (23:59 hrs.), Pacific Daylight Time; Standard Deadline, April 15, 2013, 11:59pm (23:59 hrs.), Pacific Daylight Time; Late & Final Deadline, May 6, 11:59pm (23:59 hrs.), Pacific Daylight Time. For more information and relevant links, please see this Digital Journal article, or visit this page of the Spark Awards web site.

Mashable 2012 Innovation Index winners

Mashable 2012 Innovation Index Health & Fitness Category winner, Fitocracy

Mashable has announced the winners of its Innovation Index competition for the best innovations of 2012, in 15 categories ranging from Food to Fashion to Travel to Productivity, among others. For a complete list of winners, please visit this Mashable web page.

2013 Dieline Package Design Awards call for entries

Inwork seeks entries for 2013 Dieline Package Design Awards

Inwork has announced that it will begin accepting entries for the 2013 Dieline Package Design Awards on January 1, 2013. These awards honor achievements in consumer package design.

The early bird deadline is January 31, 2013; the regular deadline is February 28, 2013; and the final deadline is March 15, 2013. For more information, please visit this page of the Package Design Awards web site.

Cade Museum Prize call for entries

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