Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Dear partners and colleagues,
IDdesign HQ is currently working on the first international Design Award 2016.
The Design Award invites new, young, hopeful designers, established designers and those who live for design and product development to participate.
The Design Award gives the students and other participants the opportunity of signing a contract to have their product put into production and marketed.
1st place –The year’s design 2016 will receive 7,000 US$, as well as the opportunity of signing a contract to have their product put into production and marketed.
2nd place – will receive 1,500 US$
3rd place – will receive 750 US$
The customer award will receive 750 US$ (one of the 5 nominated proposals, who have received the most votes in the customer poll)
The Design Awards judging panel:
We have assembled a mix of judges with different competences and backgrounds. Internal as well as Danish and foreign designers, lifestyle experts and preferably a stylist from a magazine, who will help by telling the story and provide publicity.
Elsebeth Gerner, Principal of the Design School in Kolding
Mads Arlien Søborg, trend expert, Hey We Made It
Laura Scheuer Trøstrup, designer and blogger, The Sweet Spot
Henrik Madsen, Purchase director for ILVA
1 international judge
The top 5 will be selected by the judging panel at 24th May 2016, hereafter the top 5 will be entered into an online poll, conducted on social media in the last week leading up to the judgement. The judges’ vote will count for 60%, while the customers’ will account for 40%.
Subsequently, the winner will be announced in Denmark at ILVA’s autumn release in June, with the Danish media and press present at 14th May 2016.
We will send you some promotional materials during next week. You can see the poster and GoCard in the file attachment.
You will receive:
100 x GoCards
2 x Posters
We hope that you want to take part in the Design Award and use the promotional materials in yours stores to spread the word.
If you want some support, more material or just have some further questions, just let me know.
You can see the conditions for the Design Award 2016 in the file attachment.
Anne Østrup Hansen
Marketing & Brand manager