2023 International Busan Design Award (IBDA)

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2023 International Busan Design Award (IBDA)

2023 International Busan Design Award (IBDA) now is over!

2023 International Busan Design Award (IBDA): Busan Metropolitan City, Busan Office of Education and Design Council Busan are calling for submissions to its 2023 International Busan Design Award (IBDA), inviting all undergraduate and graduate students, all individuals and organizations wordwide to participate.

Short description

The 2023 International Busan Design Award (IBDA), international competition organized by Busan Metropolitan City, Busan Office of Education and Design Council Busan, has been recently announced for entries.

The Busan International Design Award is an international event developed and based on the former Busan Industrial Design Exhibition. It is used as a forum for sharing various design concepts through international design industry exchanges and restorations. It is Asia’s largest international design award.

The purpose of the Award is to advance the skills and understanding of industrial design, motivate design development through the exchange of ideas between industrial and academic designers, and strengthen the competitiveness of products for the development of the industry.

Entries can belong to one of the following categories, all of which drive toward the goal of creating and developing the field of industrial design, as well as boost the competitiveness of relevant industrial products to advance the overall industrial development.

Free Theme
Communication Design & Service Design - communication design including advertising, graphics, CI, BI, video, multimedia content and all areas of service such as design shared value design, social innovation design, etc.
Product Design & Environmental Design - comprehensive product designs for consumer goods, industrial goods, etc. and environmental designs such as architectural and public designs
Craft and Fashion Design - comprehensive craft designs such as metals, ceramics, woodwork, paintings, varnishing, textiles, etc. and fashion designs such as clothing, accessories, etc.

Special Theme
World EXPO 2030 BUSAN (Supplemental Prizes)

The creative designs must be able to spread the nationwide’s atmosphere of eager participation in World EXPO BUSAN 2030, contain effective promotional content, and reflect the central values of the EXPO (education, innovation and cooperation) as well as its global interests and future-oriented movement.

Who may enter?

This competition is open to all undergraduate and graduate students, all individuals and organizations. Personal submission or group submission of maximum 4 designers are accepted (maximum 2 pieces of design per each entry)

Prize:

The designer who submitted the most persuasive work will receive the grand prize with 15 Million KRW for the prize money.

Entry fees:

Undergraduate and graduate students and individuals can submit they works for free, instead entry fee for organization is KRW 100,000 per 1 entry piece.

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