Call for Entry
UDA Annual International Design Competition 2019
Submit before Monday, November 4
Award Announcement on Monday, December 16
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, more comfortable, and needed. Look around, and you surely can find things that require design renovation. Let’s find appropriate solutions!
CEO & Creative Director of Coy LA, USA
One of the founders of the AIGA/LA chapter
The first president of the AIGA/LA chapter
CEO & Creative Director of Dean Gerrie Design, USA
Chief Brand Officer, BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.
Founding President of the AIGA/Orange chapter
CEO & Creative Director of Todd Blank Design, USA
Served as an advisor to the San Francisco Civil Service
ID Magazine's Annual Design Awards
Associate Professor of Suleyman Demirel University, Turkey
Awarded by the National University Board
Lectures at the Fine Art faculty of Lapland University, Finland and Beja University, Portugal
Research, Design and Art Museums in Finland and Portugal
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
Dean of College of Design at American University in the Emirates
Assistant Professor at California State Polytechnic University Pomona, USA
Web Designer, eDesign Interactive, Bulgaria
Idea Design Layout Preparation
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.
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):
File name: 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 email@example.com.
Step 4. Send your submission fee via PayPal account firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 per entree
– If a student’s instructor is a UDA member, a student can submit up to two entrees for free.
Submission Deadline: Monday, November 4
Award Announcement: Monday, December 16
All awarded designs will be announced at www.uniteddesigns.org.
Award Certificate & Publication
All winners receive an Award Certificate (PDF file) via email.
All winners will get a complimentary e-book catalog at http://fliphtml5.uniteddesigns.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.