The 3rd WCM in 2022 Corporate-tailored Award now is over!
It is a show platform and open to all global young participants of any major related to design or art.
SUMMARY World Campus Masters Selective Graduation Design Program (short for "WCM") was launched by Young Bird Plan in 2019. This program is committed to recognizing the fresh blood of contemporary design through evaluating course works and graduation designs from global young students and designers in different regions and cultures. It encourages original design thinking in campus to conduct a positive dialogue with the global design industry, bringing young talents to the world's influential design platform, enterprises and industry chain as well as the cutting-edge design ecosystem. WCM’s DNA in Three Terms i. It is a show platform and open to all global young participants of any major related to design or art. It is a communication platform for the tutors to exhibit their courses as well. ii. It creates an influential platform worldwide and links all young talents to the cutting-edge enterprises, industry chain and the design ecological circle. iii. One-to-one TALENT MATCHING service for all young participants of any major related to design or art. WCM‘s Three Surprises in 2022 1、Corporate-tailored Award The WCM, with special awards defined by enterprises themselves, invites all global companies and organizations to set up their own exclusive awards. The tailored award will be formulated by the enterprise and Young Bird Plan Competition Committee and will be updated and released in real-time within the competition time on designverse website. The releasing time is from August to October, 2022. For the competition proposition, the official website of designverse prevails. Please click Read More to sign up. 2、 NFT Creation & Distribution All winning works of the WCM in 2022, with any major in art and design fields, will have the opportunity to be created into digitial collections and distributed by the organizer and its globally leading NFT partner that is chosen by the WCM Expert Panel of Judges. 3、Metaverse Virtual Landing All winning works of the WCM in 2022, with any major in art and design fields, will have the opportunity to be manufactured digitally in the immersive virtual world by the organizer and its globally leading metaverse development partner that is chosen by the WCM Expert Panel of Judges. In this great times of accurately classified majors and multi-dimensional designs, the WCM is a performing stage that witnesses the evolution of design thinking generations and assembles the most pioneering thinking of the contemporary times. REGISTRATION Process for Join in: 1. Register as a user of the designverse and then fill out the information table for competition participation; 2. Log into personal center to submit your design work. EVALUATION SYSTEM The evaluation work of the WCM in 2022 is divided into two stages - the initial evaluation stage and the final evaluation stage: The initial evaluation stage: The Super Nova Jury will select the winning works for The 3rd WCM Caterogies Award globally in all classified fields separately, including but not limit to architecture, urban design, landscape, interior, product, graphic design, fashion design, UI, visual communication design, art and technology,, digital media art, public art and material innovative application as well as give them comments accordingly. The final evaluation stage: The Expert Panel of Judges will select the Champion for all classified fields separately and provide the final list of the Coporate-tailored Award, NFT Creation & Distribution and Metaverse Work Virtual Landing on the basis of all the winning works chosen by the Super Nova Jury TIMELINE Registration: from August 2, 2022 00:00 to March 16, 2023 24:00 Submission: from August 2, 2022 00:00 to February 28, 2023 24:00 COPYRIGHT DISCLAIMER In accordance with the relevant laws and regulations of the State, all participants who take the initiative to participate in this contest are deemed to have made the following irrevocable declaration regarding the copyright ownership of their submitted works: 1. Original statement The submitted work must be an original work of the entrant and must not infringe any patent rights, copyrights, trademarks and other legal intellectual property rights of any third party. Once the non-original work is verified, the organizer has the right to immediately disqualify related entrant from the competition, being shortlisted, and receiving funding and take back the subsidy funds and materials. In addition, the organizer still has the right to reserve the right to pursue legal liability in case of economic loss as a result of his or her dishonesty. For example, If the organizer is sued or has other losses for this reason, the organizer has the right to claim full compensation from the participant. If the organizer has paid in advance, it has the right to recover all direct and indirect losses from the participants (including and not limited to attorney fees, legal fees, preservation fees, appraisal fees, notarization fees, etc.). 2. Agree to the statement This competition adopts online-voting method, the upload of work indicates that the entrant agrees to authorize the organizer to onymously or anonymously display the work for the purpose of the launch of the competition, as well as the evaluation method of the competition. Before submitting the work, the participants have carefully read all the terms and fully understand and agree. The jury of this competition has the final decision on the results of all the winning works. ORGANIZER Young Bird Plan Young Bird Plan is an international competition platform for global design talents. With three key elements, viz. fabrication, mentor’s guidance and interdisciplinary jury, it is fast becoming a leading voice in global design fields like urban design, architecture design, landscape design, interior design, product design, logo design, fashion design, graphic design, UI design and material innovation application design, etc. We provide three dimensional publicity and creative solution through the tailored competitions for clients. For the past nine years since establishment, we have propelled the implementation of design projects and products focusing on urban spaces and life aesthetics. Besides, Young Bird Plan is devoted to pushing the urban development and offering high-quality solutions to product updates. On the other hand, we make every effort to create opportunities for young designers. Young Bird Plan has great influence in the design industry. In 2019, the website of Young Bird Plan was upgraded and transformed and formally merged into designverse website platform (www.designverse.com.cn). The platform aims to encourage young people to design with originality and in design thinking, and to have positive dialogue with the global design industry and industrial development. In a word, it strives for connecting young bird works and design talents to the most influential design platform and cutting-edge design ecosystem all over the world. Till now, we have cooperated with several governments, development agencies and international brands, e.g., Suichang County of Zhejiang Province, Yongchuan District of Chongqing City, Suzhou New District, China Merchants Shekou Industrial Zone, Hexi District of Tianjin City, Jiaxing Municipal People’s Government, JIACHENG GROUP, Vanke Group, China Fortune Properties, Westbund, URS China, Leliving, HKR International Limited, HAY, Sunbrella, DeCastelli, MATSU Group, Xiao Guan Tea, Dongpeng Group, raumplus, SCHÜLLER, Jiaxing Planning & Design Research & Institute Co., Ltd., Tea Natural, XKool Tech, Huafon Group, etc. The organizer reserves the right to interpret the rules of the contest.
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➜ The plan needs to be fully presented on up to 12 A2 drawings of longitudinal layout, with 300dpi and readable labels (8 mm margin), and within 10M. The unified format for submission is JPG, and each drawing size does not exceed 10MB;
➜ Language used in Work Introduction: Bilingual languages (Chinese-English) or English only;
➜ The language used in drawings: Bilingual language version (Chinese-English) is the best, and the native language of the participants is also accepted, but the key parts are recommended to be marked in English;
➜ The model or the real object can be displayed through photos, and its uploading requirements are consistent with that of the proposal;
➜ The cover of the work needs to be uploaded. The cover is a single rendering of the work, and the size is 1045×654px, 72dpi, within 2MB.
Announcement of shortlists: March 10, 2023 Announcement of Top 3 and the Champion of The 3rd WCM Design/Art Categories Award: April 1, 2023 Announcement of Top 3 and the Champion of WCM Corporate-tailored Award: (TBC)
This competiton is open to all global participants of any major related to design or art, including students, undergraduates, post-graduates and doctors as well as designers who shall graduate within 5 calendar years (2018-2022). Both individuals and teams can participate.
Award Pool of WCM Design/Art Categories Award in 2022（Partial） The 3rd WCM - Architecture Category - Champion & TOP 3 The 3rd WCM - Interior Category - Champion & TOP 3 The 3rd WCM - Landscape Category - Champion & TOP 3 The 3rd WCM - Urban Category - Champion & TOP 3 ...... The Champion of WCM Design&Art Categories Award in 2022 will be selected separately from all classified design majors, with each category as a group, and there is no limit on category and group: gain RMB 1,600 (before tax) + Award certificate; Top 3 of WCM in 2022 will be selected separately from all classified design majors and will gain: RMB 1,000 (before tax) + Award certificate; The winning works stated above include the Champion & TOP 3 for each Design&Art Categories Award, and have the opportunities to be awarded the Corporate-tailored Award and for NFT creation and distribution as well as the metaverse work virtual landing. KOHLER BOLD Design Rising Star Awards Top 3 (3 groups): Each group gains the Kohler Design Travel Fund RMB 10,000 Yuan specifically used for the Kohler Selected Dunhuang Art Tour. Top 10 (7 groups): Each group gains RMB 1,200 Kohler Moxie Showerhead. Top 30 (20 groups): Each group gains the Kohler Gu Ailing Eileen Mystery Box Set. Future Human Habitat Innovative Gold Award Top 3 (3 groups): Each group gains a prize of RMB 3,000 Yuan supported by SCHÜLLER. Time Award (30 groups): Each group gains the innovative SCHÜLLER Designers Customized Calendar.
There is no entry fee to participate!