OPEN Cycle and DT Swiss, two companies active in the bicycle industry, are organising the "Ready to paint" Bicycle Design Competition, inviting all artists, designers and students in art, design and visual communication to participate.
The purpose of this competition is to pick up on the current trend towards the individualisation of everyday objects such as bicycles and bicycle frames and give selected products of the organising companies an individual design.
You are invited to submit drafts of such a «customized» design. The choice of motif is hereby entirely up to the participants. However, participants shall have a personal connection to the motif submitted and be able to verbalize it - especially with regard to the topic of «bicycle» and/or «cycling(culture)». The participant shall adapt the basic motif to a bicycle frame, bicycle wheel set, bicycle jersey and a chair.
The jury includes company representatives and designers from the participating companies, respectively. As part of the «Ready to paint» design competition. To the
There is no entry fee to participate!
It's free to enter!
The competition is primarily aimed at artists, designers and students in art, design and visual communication.
The prizewinning motif will be used as the surface design for a limited edition of OPEN bicycle frames, DT Swiss wheelsets, bicycle jerseys and Artek chairs. Besides, a selection of the best submissions from the design contest will be published in a coffee table booklet. As the host of the competition, Vitra will provide the appropriate premises in which the best designs will be exhibited.
Further Informations ⇣
For all further information about you need to consult the official website: https://www.dtswiss.com/en/ready-to-paint