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【Notice】 2016 Taipei International Design Award Invites You to Design for Adaptive City 2016/5/13

Made in Taiwan, a windbreakers for heavy motorcyclists swiftly swells into an airbag when detecting the risk of strike in order to reduce car accidents. This is design in Taipei. In recent years, creativity and design are incubating gradually in Taipei City. The focus of design changes from products and functions to humans and the environment for the purpose of continuous progress in Taipei City. Based on the spirit of Design for Adaptive City, 2016 Taipei International Design Award brings more imagination and vitality to the city and life through design, echoing World Design Capital Taipei 2016. 

In addition to the existing categories including industrial design, visual communication design, and public space design, Applied Design Award is added this year to encourage entries to break traditional frameworks, creates commercial values through materials, streamlined procedures, and the emphasis on applicability, and further makes lives better. The winner will be awarded NT$120,000.

In addition, Taipei City Mayor Award, featuring the image of Taipei City, invites designers home and abroad to create imaginative works for urban development, citizens’ life, and public service in Taipei.

2016 Taipei International Design Award encourages entries to create designs that improve the economic, social, environmental, and cultural development and bring harmony, safety, and convenience to life. The collection of entries for 2016 Taipei International Design Award starts from May 12, 2016 and ends on August 12, 2016 (Friday). For more information, visit www.taipeidaward.taipei, or contact Ms. Li by phone (+886-2-2698-2989 ext.2750).