The Golden Pin Concept Design Award, known until this year as the Taiwan International Design Competition, which has been running since 2002–is an annual award that offers a total of NT$1 million (approx. US$33,000) in cash prizes to innovative design works inspired by huaren ideology and philosophy. It is open to students, professionals, and corporations from around the world, and accepts product and project design concepts from all design disciplines.
Categories are unrestricted, and include, but are not limited to:
• Product Design
• Visual Communication
• Packaging Design
• Spatial Design
Theme is unlimited, but entered product and project concepts must be inspired by one or more philosophies, ideologies, principles, or areas of thought attributable to huaren culture or lifestyles, or be beneficial to society in some way.
Entries from individuals, groups, and companies are accepted. Concept designs must not be available in the market, nor may they be produced within the year of the award.
Open to students, professionals, and corporations from around the world, and accepts product and project design concepts from all design disciplines.
The Award offers a total of NT$1 million (approx. 33,000 USD) in cash prizes.
Entries will be assessed in two stages by an expert jury, and winners receive one of 13 cash prizes awarded at a lavish ceremony in Taipei, Taiwan in November. Moreover, all winners receive additional benefits in the form of promotional and exhibition opportunities offered by the Golden Pin Concept Design Award team.