The International Design Magazine, has issued a Call for Entries for its 51st Annual Design Review.
One of the oldest and broadest design competitions in America, the Annual DesignReview showcases the material, culture and evolution of design. Each year, entriesare reviewed by juries of leading industry practitioners, who, along with I.D.’seditorial team, focus the abundance of submissions into a clear survey of thecurrent state of art, the result of which is published in the August issue ofI.D. magazine.
The competition is open to all designers everywhere in the world, and any originalproject introduced between January 1, 2004 and December 31, 2004 is eligiblefor submission. Entries are accepted in the categories of packaging, consumerproducts, graphics, equipment, environments, concepts and furniture. In addition,I.D.’s staff announced a new entry category this year—interactive/animatedmedia.
The jurors will choose three levels of awards in each category: Best of Category,Design Distinction and Honorable Mention. All winners will be featured in theAugust 2005 issue of I.D.—the Annual Design Review—and some willbe showcased on the I.D. website. Recent Best of Category winners include: PalmOne Inc.’s Treo Smartphone 600 by Design Partners (consumer products),The Ness Handmaster by Jonathan Bar-Or Industrial Design Ltd. (equipment), Podravka’s2002 Annual Report by Bruketa & Zinic (graphics) and SoloCup Company’sTraveler Plus Lid by Metaphase Design Group (packaging).
I.D. magazine is America’s leading publication on the art, business andculture of design. Since 1954, it has been design’s premier voice, profilingtoday’s most distinguished products, graphics, environments, interactivemedia and more. The winner of five National Magazine Awards, three for GeneralExcellence, one for Special Interests and one for Design, I.D. sets the standardfor design criticism.
The entry fee for the 2005 Annual Design Review is $100. Entries mustbe postmarkedby December 1, 2004. For rules and official entry form, visit www.id-mag.com.For more information, email IDCompetitions, or call Natalie Davisat 513-531-2690 ext. 1544.