China Europe Designers Association is the only overseas cooperation unit of the 5th Golden Camellia International Cultural and Creative Design Competition of Kunming, China, 2022 .
Ⅰ、 Competition name
The 5th Golden Camellia International Cultural and Creative Design Competition of Kunming, China 2022
Ⅱ.Competition time schedule
1. Competition commences: April 27, 2022
2. Call for entries: April 27 to October 6, 2022
3. Preliminary review: October 7, 2022 – October 13, 2022
4. Announcement of finalists: October 15, 2022
5. Physical collection of works and products: October 15, 2022 – October 31, 2022
6. Exhibition: October 31-December 31, 2022
7. Online Selection: November 3 to November 4, 2022
8. Finals: November 5, 2022
9. Award Ceremony: Mid-to-Late November 2022 (tentative)
Ⅲ、 Competition theme
Creativity changes life, integrates and creates value
The 5th Golden Camellia International Cultural and Creative Design Competition of Kunming includes seven categories: COP15 cultural and creative product design, Kunming Urban Cultural IP product design, arts and crafts design, packaging and printing design, digital product design, industrial product design and living aesthetic space design.
Theme I:COP15 cultural and creative product design
COP15 closely focuses on the core of ecological civilization construction and biodiversity protection. It also focuses on the vision and objectives of “harmonious coexistence between man and nature” and “building a common future for all life.” It promotes creative design, develop and manufacture all kinds of beautiful, innovative and imaginative cultural and creative products that are in line with green transformation, green lowcarbon circular development and life. There are no limits on designs and materials used.
Theme 2: Kunming Urban Culture IP Product Design
Besides upholding inheritance and innovation, this category focuses on the historical, cultural and ecological resources of Kunming. It hopes to see a comprehensive display of the regional characteristics and urban image of Kunming. The multi-dimension, multi-field and multi-creative design is a market-oriented, cultural, scientific and practical IP product with vivid shape, harmonious color, positive and healthy, suitable for extension and production, and convenient for shape optimization and expansion. The creative design can refer to the historical, cultural and ecological resources such as southwest United University, army lecture hall, Guandu ancient town, Jinma temple, King Kong Tower, Xishan Longmen, Daguanlou, Flying Tiger hump route, Zheng He, Nie Er and Dianchi Lake.
Theme 3:Living Aesthetic Space Design
This category focuses on the characteristics of national cultural resources and the ecological and cultural landscape of Dianchi Lake, highlight the integrated development of planning and design, new urbanization and rural revitalization, deeply tap the cultural connotation, and show the beauty of culture, life and city. Including but not limited to cultural and creative space, Museum exhibition space, humanities and art space, intangible cultural heritage Sinology space, fashion reading space, characteristic food space, music audio-visual space, home beauty decoration space, fashion entertainment space, coffee and tea art space, health preservation space, leisure and vacation space, rural and pastoral beauty space, etc. We can focus on the natural scenery along Dianchi Lake, such as the venue for COP15 conference, Dianchi International Convention and Exhibition Center, Baofeng Wetland, Xinghai Wetland, Wangguan Wetland, Baoxiang River, Xinghai Wetland and so on. It is a design effect scheme or real work completed or completed before September 2021-2022.
Theme 4: digital product design
Relying on 5G, AI, big data, high-definition video and Internet of things, in the form of digital multimedia, focusing on the relevant contents of national unity and harmonious coexistence between man and nature, highlighting functionality, practicability and marketability. Including but not limited to: animation design, game design, AR / VR / MR application design, interaction design, interface design, immersive experience design, short video (30 seconds), H5 and other digital creative products showing the integration of culture and technology.
Theme 5: Arts and crafts design
These designs portray the national culture and traditional techniques, such as paper cutting, embroidery, tie dyeing, color painting, silk cutting, woodblock New Year pictures, clay sculptures, dough sculptures, brocade, shadow puppets, puppets, wood carvings, bamboo weaving, kites, leather carvings, ceramics, metals, inkstones, seal cutting, jade carving, carving, gilding, baked porcelain, papermaking, calligraphy and painting. They could be applied to redesign and recreate, highlighting various innovative commodities of regional, fashion, practicability and marketability.
Theme 6: industrial product design
These designs focus on carbon neutralization, carbon compliance, green sustainability, artificial intelligence and other fields, and emphasize product innovation and systematism. They advocate the integration and docking of design and industry and strengthen independent intellectual property rights. The categories of entries include but are not limited to cultural and creative products, household goods, toys, office supplies, product packaging, entertainment facilities, medical devices, epidemic prevention and protection, disaster prevention and rescue, outdoor public facilities, sports equipment design and other product series.
Theme 7. Packaging and printing design
Taking plateau characteristic products and printing products as the directional design goal, the design is required to be combined with specific products and enterprise needs. Highlight brand value and regional cultural characteristics, with innovation, characteristics, practicability, craftsmanship and mass production. In particular, entries with scientific and technological content are encouraged. Renderings, expansion drawings, decoration, material processing technology and structural application instructions must be submitted.
Ⅴ、 Entry requirements
1.The competition is widely solicited all over the world. All enterprises and institutions, professional institutions, teachers and students of colleges and universities, design companies, designers, inventors, patent holders, process artists and craftsmen engaged in R & D, design, production and sales can participate.
2.The competition adopts the methods of “independent registration”, “industry recommendation” and “free participation”. Enterprises, individuals, or teams can be selected as the participating units. The number of participants in each team shall not exceed 3.
（2） Entry requirements
1.The entries must be original, adhere to the guidance of design innovation, focus on increasing varieties, improving quality, and creating brands, reflect the achievements of cultural and creative products and scientific and technological innovation, and highlight the application of new technologies and materials.
2.The entries must deeply explore the ideological connotation of regional culture, reflect the cultural elements and the stories behind the culture, and create on the basis of integrating the spirit of regional culture and the characteristics of specific local culture and industry. The competition category can be selected independently from the seven themes/categories.
3.Entries shall not be counterfeited or infringed upon the intellectual property rights of others. Based on the principle of intellectual property protection, the copy of the work shall be provided after the publication of the intellectual property protection certificate.
4.Entries must be creative and novel, and serial products are encouraged to participate. The products must comply with relevant quality and safety standards, have mature technology and can be mass produced. The finished products are easy to carry, suitable for trading, collection and gift-giving, and the market pricing is in line with the public consumption ability.
5.The competition language is simplified Chinese. Foreign entries can be in Chinese or English. The unit of measurement of works is metric. In addition to the design description and illustration notes, there shall be no contestant’s name, unit and any other irrelevant marks on the plate, otherwise the qualification of the competition will be cancelled. Please submit the specific contents according to the relevant tips and requirements of the registration system.
Ⅵ、 Participation mode
1.Please fill in the attached registration form and send it by email with the electronic version of the design to email@example.com
2.You only need to submit the electronic version of the design in the preliminary stage. Please pay attention to the size and materials of your submitted works. (Up to 5 pictures for a single work and up to 8 pictures for a series of works, including 1 overall perspective and other specific perspectives with reference materials. Format: A3, minimum 300dpi.)
3.15% of the submitted design will enter the final evaluation. At this stage, you need to submit two physical works. Individual samples will be rejected. The time of submitting physical works will be notified separately.
4.Please find download link of registration form: