The details are not the details. They make the design.
2021 International Busan Design Award
Busan Metropolitan City, Busan Metropolitan City Office of Education, Design Council Busan
Design Council Busan
Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, Busan Foundation for International Cooperation, Busan Ilbo Co., Ltd., Kookje Co., Ltd., Busan MBC, KNN, Busan Federation of Designers, SEDIA, BNK Busan Bank, Design House
2021. 6. 17 (목)
2021. 6. 20 (일)
BEXCO Exhibition Center Ⅱ
University student (including graduate school), general public, company
※ Personal entries or maximum 4 designers of joint entries (2 or fewer pieces) accepted
※ For joint entries (less than 4 designers), must designate "one main" and "supporting" designers
※ For joint entries, 1 representative award will be granted per each work (Entries can be issued all submitted members’ application confirmation and award details)
University student (including graduate school), general public: Free
Company: 100,000KRW per 1 entry piece (pay at entry submission)
※ Series pieces recognized as 1 piece
Elementary, middle, or high school students, or students preparing for university entrance
Limited to Invited/Recommended Designers of the International Busan Design Award.
※ Invited/Recommended Designers of the Busan Industrial Design Exhibitions are included.
※ Actual pieces of the entries selected in the 1st round of review must be submitted by the specified date for the 2nd round of review offline to determine the winners
(excluded from consideration if actual pieces not submitted)
Offline Submission of Actual Pieces and 2nd Round of Review
2021. 5. 27(Thu) ~ 2021. 5. 31 (월)
Design Council Busan IBDA Secretariat (1F, Exhibition Hall)
Design Council Busan IBDA Secretariat, 57 Centumdong-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan
※ Must arrive by the final submission date (not responsible for damaged or lost items)
Entries recognized as copies - Record and prize money of winning pieces will be revoked
Entries recognized as harmful to the public order and established social morals and manners
Entries that do not meet the production standards specified in the guidelines
Designs in the following categories that motivate the creation and development of industrial design and improve the competitiveness of the products to contribute to related industrial development
Communication Design Category (Free Theme)
Overall communication design field for advertisements, graphics, CI, BI, multimedia contents, etc.
Product Design and Environmental Design Category (Free Theme, including service and public design)
Overall product design field for consumer goods, industrial goods, etc. and environmental design filed for environmental and public design etc.
Craft and Fashion Design Category (Free Theme)
Overall craft design field for metals, ceramics, woodwork, painting and varnishing, textiles, etc. and overall fashion design field for textiles, fashion, accessories, etc.
Online Entry Standards
A1 (mm: 594mm X 841mm, pixels: 4677 X 6623), no distinction between length and width, 2 or fewer pages (panels)
※ Staying expenses will be provided for the Grand, Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners from foreign countries who wish to participate in the ceremony
- 2 days of accommodation fees and meals (appx. USD300)
- Flight fees are not applicable
※ If a company wins above the Award (from IBDA Grand to IBDA Bronze award), additional points awarded towards applying for a program with Design Council Busan, depending on the number of prize-winning pieces (winning record effective for up to 1 year)
※ Prize-winning pieces from companies granted the right to use the IBDA certification mark
※ Top prize-winning pieces may be exhibited and promoted by Design Council Busan both online and offline
※ Registration of Intellectual Property Right will be supported for Special Award winners upon preference (Registration fee will be supported)
Return of Entries
Return of Exhibitions: 2021. 6. 21(MON)~22(TUE), 10:00~18:00
※ All entries must be returned within the period and entries that are not returned within the deadline will be donated or discarded. (not responsible for damaged or lost items)
Design Council Busan Tel: +82 51 790 1091 / 1092
For other details, refer to the awards guidelines on the website (https://adp.dcb.or.kr)
Not everything is design.
But design is about everything.