Call for Entries
UDA Annual Int’l Design Competition 2023
Submit before Monday, October 23
Award Announcement on Monday, November 27
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UDA invited nationally and internationally distinguished designers and educators as the jurors of UDA Annual International Design Competitions. Visit uniteddesigns.org to see our list of jurors.
IDEA DESIGN LAYOUT PREPARATION
All design projects must be laid out following the provided layout sample.
The layout must contain copies of the title, problem, idea, solution, and images explaining the process and final design.
DESIGN AND SUBMISSION SPECIFICATION
Please follow this design specification. If you do not follow it, we cannot guarantee your submission. Furthermore, 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 email@example.com.
Step 4. Send your submission fee via PayPal account: https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/udalliance. Please make sure you have the correct name and address.
– Single Entry: us$20
– Multiple Entries (Max 5) from one designer: us$60
– 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 23
Award Announcement: Monday, November 27
UDA will announce all awarded designs at www.uniteddesigns.org.
AWARD CERTIFICATE & PUBLICATION
All winners receive an Award Certificate via email.
All winners are permanent collections of the UDA archive.
Copyright: The entrant will be responsible for all the entry’s copyright matters. 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.