Design Ideas Competition: Design against war

Design Ideas Competition: Design against war

Competition of ideas for Spaces, Products, Services on the needs and desires of life and care in affected areas, devastated and conditioned by war.Spaces, Products, and Services which would solve, contain, facilitate, sustain, and emphasise the practical, psychological, relational, or cultural aspects of contexts shaped by conflict – this can be severe and widespread conflict, such as those in Afghanistan and Iraq, or more contained, insidious conflicts, like those that can be found in parts of Italy.Submissions capable of informing a concept (abstract), a solution (practical), or a process (conceptual) that could aid treatment, protection, assistance, preservation, information, analysis, transportation, connection and payment (and so on) in contexts severely affected by war.For more info: http://bit.ly/DesignAgainstWarContest timelineDeadline:27th June 2019 (1.59 PM UTC)Community vote:27th June 2019 – 12th July 2019Jury Vote:from 27th June 2019Winner announcement:approximately by September/October 2019Total awardsEXPERIENCE AWARDSPRODUCTS AWARDSParticipation is free of charge and open to all creative people (at least 18 years old).For the members of the jury, check out the official contest page.EMERGENCY NGOEMERGENCY is an independent and neutral non-governmental organisation, founded in Italy in 1994 to provide free, high-quality medical and surgical treatment to victims of war, landmines, and poverty. EMERGENCY promotes a culture of peace, solidarity, and respect for human rights. SOS DESIGNSOSDesign is a fundraising and brainstorming programme founded in 2001 by Biba Acquati, Lucio Lazzara and Massimo Bruto Randone, conceived in order to support non-profit organisations such as EMERGENCY.DESALLDesall.com is an open innovation platform dedicated to the world of design and innovation, which has decided to support EMERGENCY with this initiative, offering its own resources to allow the project to be carried out in an international context. Desall offers businesses a tool for participatory development, one which involves the global community in the creative process. Desall.com currently works with over 100,000 creatives from over 200 countries across the world.CUMULUSCumulus International Association of University and Colleges of Art, Design and Media is the only organisation in the world which offers training and research in the field of art and design. It is a forum for collaboration and the exchange of knowledge and good practice. Cumulus currently works with over 280 members from 56 different countries.ADI Association for the Industrial Design.“Design against war” is a project by SOSDesign, devised for EMERGENCY and promoted and supported by Desall and Cumulus, under the patronage of ADI (Associazione per il Disegno Industriale – Association for the Industrial Design).


Short Description

New ideas contest on Desall.com: EMERGENCY, SOSDesign and Desall invite you to design Spaces, Products and Services to meet lifestyle and medical needs in regions affected by war.




Organizer

Emergency, Sos Design and Desall

Link to Competition

Link to Registration form

Prizes

1xEXPERIENCE AWARDS3xPRODUCTS AWARDSPROTOTYPINGMore info at http://bit.ly/DesignAgainstWar

Type of Competition

Open to the public/Minimum requirements (Open to anyone that complies with the requirements), Single stage (Winners selected immediately)

Who can Participate

Open to anyone

Dates and Time Frame

Registration Opens March 18, 2019
Registration Closes June 27, 2019
Deadline to Submit Project June 27, 2019
Winners announcement Date

Languages

English

Location of Competition

Italy

Additional Information

Banner, Poster, Brochure or Triptic of Competition

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