Designboom Christmas Design Award

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Designboom Christmas Design Award

Designboom in collaboration with Osaka design future is pleased to announce the Christmas Design Award. The award is open to professionals, students and design enthusiasts from every country in the world.

The Christmas Design Award 2018 asks competitors to develop design ideas for two different venues at grand front Osaka, a popular shopping mall in Osaka, Japan. It is a design event held in the largest city in western Japan – Osaka – that seeks to promote the future of Japanese design to the world.

Who May Eligible:

To eligible, the candidates must be following all the eligibility criteria:

  • The Contest is open to professionals, students and design enthusiasts from every country in the world individuals who have reached the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence at the time of entry.
  • Minors and individuals who have no or only limited legal capacity may not participate.
  • Employees of the GRAND FRONT OSAKA (‘Sponsor’), designboom srl (‘Producer’) and each of their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, distributors (collectively, the ‘Contest Entities’), and each of such employees’, immediate family members and/or those living in the same household (whether legally related or not) are not eligible to enter the Contest or win a prize.

How to Apply & Competitions Rules:

To participate, the applicants must submit an application online form through the given link:



  • There is no limit on the number of entries per person.
  • If you are entering more than one entry, submit each Work separately.
  • Images and text must be in digital format.
  • Entries will not be accepted via physical delivery.
  • The Work may be produced in any medium but must be submitted as low res JPEG (JPG) or GIF format.
  • Up to 8 images can be uploaded (either single or composition images).
  • All digital image files must be:
    • 500 KB or smaller (a low-res version of your original Work).
    • Must be of the exact width of 818 pixels / 72 dpi,
    • RGB color mode.
    • Video upload is not mandatory.
  • The voluntary addition of up to 2 video files should be uploaded as either Vimeo or youtube format.
  • Provide a brief description of your design.
  • English text only.
  • The requirements are one of the followings:
    – a spatial design idea, with the theme of Christmas, within 25 square meters and 2.8 meters in height
    – an object design idea, with the theme of Christmas, within 10 square meters and 2.8 meters in height

Submission Requirements:

  • The Work may not use any watermarks or artist signatures
  • Submitted Work must be original work by the applicant himself/herself
  • Except for materials that are in the public domain, each Submission, in its entirety, must be a single work of original material created by the Entrant, or for which Entrant has all rights required to comply with these Official Rules.
  • The Work must not be offensive, defamatory, harmful, vulgar, excessively violent, and racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable.
  • It is important that you keep your design(s) confidential until the results of the Contest are published.


  • Grand Prix award € 8,000 euro
  • Semi-Grand Prix 3,000 euro each
  • The winning entries are scheduled to be exhibited as Christmas decorations for GRAND FRONT OSAKA. Nominated works, including Grand Prix and Semi-Grand Prix award winners, will be introduced at a panel exhibition held at Grand Front Osaka from October 11 to 17, 2018.

Application Deadline:

Application registration will be accepted by 23:59(GMT), June 27th, 2018 to August 12th, 2018, 23:59(GMT).

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