SDA is open to industrial or product designers, design teams and design institutions from all over the world. Entries must be either mass-produced in the market between 1st Jan. 2015 and 25th March 2018, or functional prototypes that are able to be displayed during the preliminary assessment. No limitation on the quantity of entries for each entrant. Conceptual works or designs under development are not eligible to enter.
Entries must be works that are complete, (in the case of commercial products) in the market, being mass-produced, or functional prototypes that can be displayed before preliminary evaluation. Entries must be completed between 1st January 2015 and 28th February 2018.
Models, renderings, conceptual works, show flats, prototypes, artists' impressions of designs, designs that are still under development are not eligible as entries.
The entry must be submitted by the design's owner or client, the brand's owner, its designer or its design consultancy.
Computers and information technology, Computer accessories, Communication devices, Camera & camcorder, Audio & Visual Products, Smart devices, etc.
Entertainment technology devices, Gifts & crafts, Outdoor, Leisure & sports, Games & hobby product design, etc.
Living room / bedroom, Kitchen / dinning, Bathrooms / spas, Electronic products, etc.
Tableware and decoration, Lighting, Furniture / home textiles, etc.
Vehicles(land, water, aerospace), Medicine / health care, Special vehicles / construc- tion, Agriculture, Electronic devices, etc.
Others: Mass-produced products, Non-conceptual works
Please read the Terms and Conditions of SDA 2017 below carefully. By entering this competition, entrants declare that they agree to all these articles.
Personal Data Protection
All personal information submitted will solely be used for the Awardpurposes. The entrants preserve the rights regarding access to and correction of personal data provided for nomination.
Prevention of Bribery Ordinance
Entrants are reminded that it is an offense to offer any advantages (e.g. money, gift, etc.) to the organizer, an employee of the organizer, supporting units or the Jurors as an inducement to or reward for favorable considerations.
1. Materials for Registration
1.1 Basic information of designers and enterprises, including but not limited to names, telephone numbers, email address, etc.
1.2 Product names and descriptions in both Chinese and English
1.3 All photos must be real object photos submitted online with maximum 5 photos for each entry. Each photo must be maximum 3840*2160 pixels in JPEG format and over 300 dpi.
2.1 After successful registration and preliminary assessment, the short-listed entrants will be informed of delivery notifications.
2.2.1 Display boards: in A3 size, self-produced by entrants
2.2.2 Actual products, Prototypes
a. All products must be completely assembled and functional. Products that require on-site complex assembly or construction are not accepted in principle, otherwise entrants or agents will have to be on the scene for the assembly or construction and be responsible for relevant costs it may incur.
b. Electronic products must be equipped with transformers and adapters to match the electricity voltage in Chinese Mainland (220V AC 50Hz).
c. Oversized products with volume larger than 1m x 1m x 1m or weight over 50Kg should obtain permission from the committee who reserves the right to refuse to accept oversized products.
a. Posters, display boards, DVDs, perishables, liquids, etc. are not returnable.
b. Entrants should purchase insurance coverage for the actual products such as transport, theft, fire, breakage and damage risk.
c. All the costs arising from the products delivery to designated place must be covered by entrants, including but not limited to costs in package, transport, express delivery, insurance, tax, governmental approvals and licenses or relevant docements, and any other costs neccessary or likely. Products can be returned with relevant costs covered by entrants.
d. The committee will take precautions to ensure the proper stroage of products. However, the committee will not be responsible for the loss or damage caused during delivery, assessment and exhibition. Products that are lost or damaged will not be able to be assessed.
e. In case of avoidence of disputes, the committee and entrants both agree that rusts, oxidations, discolourations or any other similar cases due to moisture will not be considered as damages but substances of the products, and the committee shall not be responsible for such cases.