Idea Design 2021

Call for Entry

UDA Annual Int’l Design Competition 2021

Submit before Monday, October 18
Award Announcement on Monday, November 29

Designers are also Makers. You can explore materials and processes to find an appropriate solution for the purpose. All goods and services are there to renovate to be better, needed, and more comfortable. Look around, and you surely can find things that require design renovation. Let’s find appropriate solutions!

UDA invited nationally and internationally distinguished designers and educators as the jurors of UDA Annual International Design Competitions. Visit to see our list of jurors.

All design projects must layout following the provided layout sample.
The layout must contain copies about the title, problem, idea, and solution, and images explaining the process and final design.

Please follow this design specification. If you do not follow it, we cannot guarantee your submission. You can only submit bitmap images (A3 size JPEG with CMYK 300 DPI resolution), no vector images.
Step 1. You must use the following method for naming your files (JPEG file & MS Excel file):
Filename: Your Status (Designer or Student)_FirstName LastName_Title
Example: DES_John Doe_Milk or STU_John Doe_Milk
Step 2. Must save your file as a JPEG file (A3 size in horizontal format, CMYK, 300 DPI) with ‘Image Options: Quality: 12 Maximum’ and ‘Format Options: Baseline (“Standard”)’
Step 3. Submit your design (PDF file) and Entry Form (MS Excel file) via email to
Step 4. Send your submission fee via PayPal account Please make sure you have the correct name and address.

Professional Designers
– Single Entry: us$20
– Multiple Entries (Max 5) from one designer: us$60
Design Students
– Single Entry: us$10
– Multiple Entries (Max 5) from one student: us$30
– If a student’s instructor is a UDA member, a student can submit up to three entrees for free.

Submission Deadline: Monday, October 18
Award Announcement: Monday, November 29
UDA will announce all awarded designs at

All winners receive an Award Certificate via email.
All winners are permanent collections of the UDA archive.

Copyright: All matters regarding the copyright of the Entry will be the responsibility of the entrant. All designs will become the Collection of United Designs Alliance. The United Designs Alliance reserves the right to use all entrants’ information and the right to publish, exhibit or reproduce all designs entered for the competition.