Taipei International Design Award 2020 for Outstanding Designers (Total prize of NT$3,800,000)

Taipei International Design Award 2020 for Outstanding Designers (Total prize of NT$3,800,000)

Deadline: July 15, 2020

Applications are open for the Taipei International Design Award 2020. Taipei City Government organizes the Taipei International Design Award in the ethos of “Design for Adaptive City”, as an ongoing gesture to the world, particularly to those with a passion for creativeness and design, a gesture in projecting the urban branding imagery of “Design Taipei; Dream Taipei”.

Here is an open call for outstanding international designs and an effort to shape Taipei into a convergence platform for creative designs, thereby to discover creative designs with business potential, and further still, to encourage practices of social design in an advocacy that design as a medium can bring humans a better, more pleasant and convenient life.


Entries are grouped into three main categories:

  • Industrial Design: Industrial design refers to design works that can be mass-produced, including general and digital application, Transportation tools, equipment and instruments, daily utilities and household goods, IT and home appliances, etc.
  • Visual Communication Design: Visual communication includes designs of digital graphic creations, identity, posters, packaging and printing.
  • Public Space Design: Open space provided for public use, government buildings, and private establishments that are partially provided for public use.


  • The total award amounts to NT$3,800,000.


  • Everyone around the world are welcomed to participate individually or as a group (each group is limited to five members) with one member as main correspondent.
  • Entries must be original creations of the contestants completed after June 30, 2018.

Assessment Criteria

  • Applicability
    • Use of new materials to reduce pollution and solve daily life hassles
    • User-friendly
    • Level of commercialization
    • The industrial design category will be selected based on the completeness and feasibility of the production plan of the work.
  • Creativity
    • Creativity, innovation
  • Functionality
    • Innovative application of functions, materials and techniques
    • Sophistication of design works
  • Aesthetics
    • Visual attraction and aesthetical interpretation


  • All registration must be performed online. After completing online registration, you will receive an automatic email of ‘Account Confirmed Notification’. Contestants can sign on and upload files before the registration deadline, and then sign the “Intellectual Property Rights Disclaimer” to complete the registration procedure. The system will send an automatic email of ‘Registration Confirmed Notification’ to the contestant’s email address.
  • Enter into the registration form your email address correctly in order to receive event-related information from the event executor.

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For more information, visit Taipei International Design Award.