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Call for entries | Shenzhen Global Design Award 2023

Call for entries | Shenzhen Global Design Award 2023

Mon, 03/06/2023 to Fri, 03/24/2023

Until 24 March 2023, the Shenzhen Global Design Award is calling for entries in 4 categories: Urban Design, Fashion Design, Digital Design and Communication Design under the theme “Global Design, Shenzhen Energy.”

Shenzhen, a UNESCO Creative City of Design, is organizing the Shenzhen Design Award (SDA) 2023, an international design competition aimed at recognizing and rewarding the most cutting-edge designers across the world whose projects showcase creativity, foresight, vision and influence. In addition, it provides the international design community with enhanced opportunities for exchange and cooperation and showcases the latest innovative approaches to design thinking and production.

Since its inaugural edition in 2017, the SDA has established itself as a global design event gathering hundreds of thousands of visitors and international creative practitioners, and offers a spectrum of activities including exhibitions, forums and panel discussions spanning across graphic, fashion, architecture and interior design.

Expected to gather more than 20 UNESCO Creative Cities in its fourth edition, the event will be a unique opportunity to display a diverse range of design installations and projects and demonstrate the growing global importance of design and creativity to communities and cities across the world.

Interested individual designers, teams and companies from around the world, including from UNESCO Creative Cities, are invited to submit their entries. This year’s SDA offers 77 awards in total, including one Special Award for Sustainable Development for all categories (CNY 500,000).

Online registration and submission are free and open to the public until 24 March 2023 (GMT+08:00).

Final judging is scheduled to take place on 1 and 2 April 2023 and the Awards Ceremony and Exhibition will be held in April 2023.

For more information, please visit https://www.s-d-a.org/.

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