International Eyewear Design Contest 2018 - STUDENT EYEWEAR DESIGN COMPETITION

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Student Eyewear design competition titled International Eyewear Design Contest 2018 is calling for entries. Below you can find all details about this competition:

International Eyewear Design Contest 2018

Deadline: Jul 31, 2018

Category:

eyewear design

Organizer: OWP Brillen


Link: Official Website

Organised by OWP Brillen, International Eyewear Design Contest 2018 has been recently opened for entries with aim to identify and honour creatively innovative product ideas in the area of corrective frames and sunglasses, inviting all university-level students in programs of study that emphasize creativity or graduates who have completed within the last four years.

About competition

International Eyewear Design Contest 2018, has been recently organised by OWP Brillen. The goal of this contest is to identify and honor creatively innovative product ideas in the area of corrective frames and sunglasses.

The OWP Brillen company has created glasses collections of international quality ever since its establishment in 1947.

The design concepts draw on and expand upon the latest trends in fashion and design. The contestants are free to design frames for women or men. With respect to the choice of materials, contestants should use materials that are processed on an industrial scale.

Previously published works may not be submitted. Contest participants grant their consent to make their works available for purposes of publication and exhibition.

Submission packages must include:

1. One completed application form inclusive of a summary description of the designer‘s intention.
2. Design plan, in hard copy format on DIN A4-size paper and in electronic format as a PDF on CD/DVD, 300 dpi resolution. Each format must contain the drawing, which shows the front view, side view and top view.
3. Optional: Mock-up (model) of the entry and explanatory sketches and photographs.

The design concepts should take into account:

1. Technical feasibility / producibility
2. Choice / combinations of materials and creative implementation
3. Wearability of the frames
4. Correctness of product technology / functionality

The entries will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

1. Idea and conceptualization
2. Preliminary analytical and conceptual work
3. Creativity and design quality of the methods used to achieve the result
4. Visual implementation and result and / or technical execution

The winning projects will be presented at the largest optical trade fairs in Germany and abroad.

There is no entry fee for this competition.

Eligibility

This competition is open worldwide to university-level students in programs of study that emphasize creativity, or graduates who have completed within the last four years.

Prize

• 1st Prize: 2,000 Euro or, alternatively, a 4-week internship in the OWP Design Department (including all expenses for travel, accommodations and board). • 2nd Prize: 1,000 Euro • 3rd Prize: 500 Euro

For all further informations about the competition International Eyewear Design Contest 2018 or if you want to submit your work you can visit the following official website: