You can register your entries to the iF concept design award 2013 online only. Simply click here:
Participation in the iF concept design award is free.
Students and recent graduates of all design related courses and programs (for example product, fashion and communication design, architecture, marketing and engineering) are welcome to register their entries.
Graduates are viewed as "young professionals". You are eligible to participate if you graduated no more than two years ago at the time of registration.
Projects should not be older than two years by the time they are submitted.
In addition to projects by individual designers, we will also accept works by small teams of designers with no more than 4 team members.
Please make sure that your registration form is complete and contains
all the necessary information. The earlier you fill in your registration form, the shorter will be the waiting times for answers to questions and for completing your registration.
When you are in the login area, and have registered an account, please fill in one registration form for each entry you want to submit. After you have submitted your online registration, we will immediately send you a confirmation email. This email will contain an entry identification code (xxx-xxxxx) for each submitted entry. The entry ID helps us to clearly identify and assign each entry. Please make sure that the relevant entry ID is contained in all communications with us.
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We need a description of your entry. Please use the text fields under the header 'entry data' to enter a description of your entry and of its special features in English. This description should be no longer than 650 characters (incl. spaces). You may additionally enter a description in German. If your entry wins an award, this text will be publish in the online exhibition.
Only entries with understandable English descriptions will qualify for admission to the jury. Please ensure that your descriptions are proofread by an English native speaker or by a reliable translation agency. Please do not use online translation services.
Please upload one or two images of your entry. Make sure you have these images available before you open the registration form. If your entry wins an award, these images will be used for the iF online exhibition and for our PR work. Please comply with these specifications:
You can find more information concerning your description and images in the downloadable PDF file on the right hand side.
3) Student ID
If you are still a student, please upload a photo or scan of your student ID. If you are a recent graduate, please upload a photo or scan of your graduation certificate. In exceptional cases, an official document from the university proving the student status may be accepted.
4) Presentation Poster
We need a presentation poster for each entry you submit. Please create a digital poster for each entry and upload this poster until registration deadline.
The presentation poster is the foundation for the jury decision. The poster should represent your entry clearly in words and images. The essence of your design should be obvious immediately . Please also add some information about yourself.
To help you with the creation of the presentation poster, we have collected a number of useful tips in the 'Terms of Entry' PDF documents on the right hand side.
Summary of poster specifications:
Description and images for the presentation poster
The presentation poster must contain a description and images. You might have uploaded a description and one or two images with your registration form. You can also use these for the presentation poster. If you prefer, you can create an alternative description and images for the poster.
Please note: the description and all other text on the presentation poster must be in English. You may additionally include the text in another language of your choice.
5) Film / Video
You are welcome to explain your concept also in a film /video. If you do so, you need to enter a link to the film or video in the description text you submit with your registration form. This link should also appear on the presentation poster. The film/video must be accessible with standard PC software and must be no longer than 3 minutes. If your entry wins an award, the film/video may be shown in an exhibition.
The intellectual property rights of all submitted designs remain with the participants. The organizers will not implement any concepts submitted to the iF concept design award.