In order to show the world their commitment to encourage good design in Taipei, Taipei City Government organized the Taipei International Design Award and invites designers around the globe to create design works with commercial potential.
Taipei City Government hopes to not only publicly select outstanding international design works but also serve as a major platform for international design creation and industry vitalization.
They would like to encourage using design to improve the city’s economic, social, environmental, and cultural development by providing its users with a safer, harmonious, and more convenient lifestyle.
- Industrial Design – Industrial design refers to works that can be mass-produced, including transportation tools, equipments, daily utilities and household goods, IT and home appliances, fashionables, etc.
- Visual Communication Design – Visual communication includes identity, posters, packaging and publications.
- Public Space Design – Encompass spaces for public usage, governmental buildings and certain private establishments.
Local and international experts
Taipei City Mayor Award: Trophy
Golden Award (1 per category): NTD 500,000
Silver Award (1 per category): NTD 250,000
Bronze Award (1 per category): NTD 100,000
Digital Application Award (1 per category): NTD 50,000
Social Care Award (1 per category): NTD 25,000
Judges’ Special Award (5 per category): NTD 15,000
Special Award (1 per category)
Sponsors Award: to be adjusted according to total sponsored
Distinction (several entries per category)
People’s Choice Award (1 per category)
Design concept description (max. 500 words), maximum 3 photos
Publication of Finalists：August 20, 2014
Deadline for Submission of Final Works/Mockups：September 25, 2013
People’s Choice Award Voting：October 3, 2013 – October 10, 2014
Final Selection：October 4, 2014
Award Ceremony：November 7, 2014
Registration Deadline: Thursday, July 31, 2014.
Submission Deadline: Thursday, July 31, 2014.
Competition website: Visit website