Call for Entry
UDA Annual International Design Competition 2018
Submit before Monday, October 1
Award Announcement on Monday, November 12
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, easier, and needed. Look around and you surely can find things that need design renovation. Let’s find appropriate solutions!
ALBERT YOUNG CHOI, Ph.D.
KELLY SALCHOW MACARTHUR
CEO & Creative Director of Coy LA, USA
One of the founders of the AIGA/LA chapter
First president of the AIGA/LA chapter
CEO & Creative Director of Meat and Potatoes, Inc., USA
Voting member and a juror of the Recording Academy of Arts & Sciences (The Grammys®)
Author/Filmmaker, a series of online design courses for Lynda.com/LinkedIn Learning Creative
Kelly Salchow MacArthur
Associate Professor of Michigan State University, USA
Member of the UCDA Design Educator’s Advisory Committee, and CAA’s Committee on Intellectual Property
Past President of the AIGA/Detroit Chapter
Education Director for the AIGA/Detroit and Kansas City Chapters
A retired two-time Olympian
Professor and Chair of University of Texas at Arlington, USA
Coordinator of MFA program
Founder and director of Studio Create©, a design research studio
Associate Professor of Bridgewater State University, USA
Teaching at the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, China
Past Art Director and photographer in Oslo, Norway
Past Design Manager for Interbrand, Korea
Assistant Professor of University of Nicosia, Cyprus
Member of OFAA (Olympic Fine Arts Association)
Member of E.KA.TE (The Cyprus Chamber of Fine Arts, a member of the IAA)
Member of Visual Artists Association, Cyprus
Web Designer, eDesign Interactive, Bulgaria
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Design & Submission Specification
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 design file & MS Excel entry form file):
Filename: 18IDEA_Your Status (Designer or Student)_FirstName LastName_Title
Example: 18IDEA_Designer_John Doe_Milk
Step 2. Must save your file as a JPEG file (A3 size, CMYK, 300 DPI) with ‘Image Options: Quality: 12 Maximum’ and ‘Format Options: Baseline (“Standard”)’
Step 3. Submit your files (JPEG design file & MS Excel entry form file) via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Step 4. Send your submission fee via PayPal account email@example.com. Please make sure you have the right name and address.
– Single Entry: us$20
– Multiple Entries (Max 5) from one designer: us$50
– Single Entry: us$10 per entree
Submission Deadline: Monday, October 1
Award Announcement: Monday, November 12
All awarded designs will be announced at www.uniteddesigns.org.
Award Certificate & Publication
All awarded designers receive an Award Certificate via email.
If you order a copy of the publication (us$60), UDA will send it with a hard copy of the Award Certificate.
Order your copy by Monday, November 19, 2018, via PayPal account firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 information provided by the entrants, as well as the right to publish, exhibit or reproduce all designs entered for the competition.