Introduction about competition
Hardware Prize-China hardware product design competition has been held for eleven times since its foundation in 2006. On account of the well-known expert judges from home and abroad, the competition attracts participation of designers from dozens of colleges and universities, design companies across the country as well as numerous independent designers. In order to improve innovative design ability of hardware and promote hardware product development in China, the 12th ‘Hardware Prize’ China hardware product design Competition formally opens.
Theme of competition
Sub-Committee of Industrial Design Teaching Guidance in University of Ministry of Education
People’s Government of Yong Kang
China Industrial Design Association
Zhejiang Industrial Design Association
Zhejiang Public Service Demonstration Platform for Minor and Medium Enterprises
Zhejiang Technical Innovative Service Platform for Industrial Design
Yongkang Hardware Industrial Service Platform
Hardware Industrial Design Demonstration Base of Zhejiang
Yongkang Science and Technology Bureau
Yongkang Economic and Information Bureau
People’s Government of Qiancang, Yongkang
Zhejiang Feijian Industry and Trade Co., Ltd.
Zhejiang Feiluo Industrial Design Co., Ltd.
Yongkang Shenfa Industrial Design Co., Ltd.
Contact competition team
Contact: Mr. Ye
Mailing address: NO 189, Zizheng Road, Economic Developmental Zone, Yongkang, Zhejiang;
Tel: +86(579) 87026260 Fax: +86(579) 87026207
Please visit http://www.ykwjdesign.com/ for winning designs in the past years.
Director: He Renke, dean of Academy of Arts in Hunan University, professor, doctoral adviser, rich experiences of judging in international product design competition like IF and Red Dot.
Vice director: Zhou Xu, professor, doctoral adviser, experts in graphic design and calligraphy.
Teachers and students home and abroad
Designers home and abroad
(no more than three authors in one design work)
Categories of Competition
- Educational supplies Competition
Product categories: blackboard, school desk/chair, pingpong table, basketball stands, other outdoor gym facilities
Sponsor enterprise: People’s Government of Qiancang, Yongkang.
Requirement: Based on the environment of any type of schools or educational institutes, design educational supplies with innovative form or function.
- Feijian vacuum cup Competition
Product categories: coffee cup, beer barrel, sports bottle, children kettle, vacuum cup glass cup and so on
Sponsor enterprise: Zhejiang Feijian Industry and Trade Co., Ltd.
Keyword: simple and generous appearance, practicability and humanization; consider the products with outdoor activities
- Shenfa kitchen product Competition
Product category: soup pot, milk pot, wok, frying pan, stainless steel pressure cooker and so on
Sponsor enterprise: Yongkang Shenfa Industrial Design Co., Ltd.
Keyword: fashionable style; convenient for storage; flexibly use; healthy and safe user experience
- Feiluo balance car competition
Product categories: Youth leisure sports balance vehicle, adult leisure walking balance car etc.
Sponsor enterprise: Zhejiang Feiluo Industrial Design Co., Ltd.
Keyword: fashion appearance, reasonable and practical function, novel concept, safely use, convenient folding function for storage
In each of four categories, there is one golden prize, two silver prizes, three bronze prizes, and six excellent prizes as well as several entry prizes set. If the golden prize is vacant, the bonus will be used in additional setting of silver, bronze and excellent awards.
|Prize||Numbers of Winner||Bonus (RMB)||Other awards|
|Total bonus of 12th Hardware Prize||¥552,000|
- All entrants must be sure that their entry is entirely their own work; No multiplesubmission ; Entries which are not in accordance with the rules will be disqualified.
- The entry layout is composed by the following contents: category of competition, more than two main views of the product, design instruction, title of the entry (there should be NO name of participants in the entry layout).
- Format of the entry: JPG file, A2 (420mm*594mm), 200dpi.
- Only one layout is needed for one entry (Number of entries are not limited).
- Unlimited representationskills as long as the ideas are clearly showed.
- It’s totally Free to enter the competition, you need fill in the application form and send your entries along with the application form by email to firstname.lastname@example.org;
- After two round judge, the judges will pick out the final winner;
- Personal income tax should be paid by the winners and the committee will pay it on behalf of the winner from the bonus.
- Competition notice: April 5th, 2017
- Poster distribution, media propaganda: April, 2017~June, 2017
- Poster mail
- Universities preaching tour
- The submission deadline: September 10th, 2017
- Final Judge: Late October, 2017
- Award ceremony: November, 2017 (Address: Yongkang city, zhejiang province, China)
Intellectual property right
- The intellectual property rights of golden, silver, bronze and excellent prize in the competition are belong to sponsor enterprises and organizing committee of competition. The sponsor enterprises have the right to make patent application for winning works before exhibition. The designer possesses co authorship. As to winning works, the participants should not transfer, publish and make it in other exhibitions. Otherwise, legal actions will be taken against such cases.
- Sponsor enterprises and organizing committee of competition has right of exhibition, publishing and publicizing all entries in the competition.
- Entries which are not original will be disqualified whenever once sufficient evidence is found.
- Organizing committee of competition reserves theright of final