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The 2018 DiD Award (Dongguan Cup) International Industrial Design Competition Final Award Results Announcement

On November 26th, the 2018 DiD Award (Dongguan Cup) International Industrial Design Competition hosted by Dongguan Municipal People's Government, Dongguan Economic and Information Technology Bureau, Guangdong south china Institute of Industrial Design and Dongguan GAFA Cultural and Creative Institute was held in Songshan Lake. The University Innovation City held a final evaluation event and selected the final prizes of the competition. Among them, the German freelance designer Philipp Schaake's entry "FARMtrio" won the gold medal in the concept group, and the entry product of Dongguan Ancang Sleep Technology Co., Ltd. "sleeping cabin (opening the future)" won the gold medal of the product group.

In order to create a high-standard fair, just and open authoritative competition, the organizing committee of the competition invited the vice chairman of the Industrial Design Teaching Guidance Sub-committee of the Ministry of Education and the former president of the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts Design Institute, Professor Tong Huiming as the jury leader. At the same time, he invited one of the founders of China's high furniture design profession, Professor Hu Jingchu from the School of Furniture and Art Design of Central South University of Forestry and Technology, Professor Cheng Jianxin, Dean of the School of Art Design and Media, East China University of Science and Technology, Chief Consultant of Taiwan Industrial Design Association, former National Taipei Technology Professor Liang Youchao, Dean of the School of Design, Professor Yin Hengjian, Dean of Yonsei University, Asia Design Institute, former Dean of the School of Art and Design, Guangdong University of Technology, Professor Yang Xiangdong, former Dean of Guangdong south china Institute of Industrial Design, Finnish industrial designer, Aalto University Professor Jaime De Vizcaya, Professor of Green Design at Guangdong University of Technology and Mr. Eric Aparisi, leader of open design project, and other well-known experts in industrial design at home and abroad served as members of the final evaluation of the jury.



Award of appointment to judges

In the early stage of this competition, two rounds of preliminary review and review have been carried out. After a series of procedures, such as layer screening and strict defense competition, only 2 of the 2754 entries in the concept group and the product group were selected for the final review, and the product physical or model prototype was required to participate in the final review.




A prototype or physical product of an entry

The final review activity proceeded smoothly as originally planned. The judges first scored the first time by watching the introduction of the exhibition board and the physical or hand model of the work, and then entered the contestant's statement and defense. Participants will present their work and demonstrate their questions through a demonstration of PPT or video files. After an interactive question and answer with the contestants, the judges will give the final score and discuss the results of the review. In the end, the award results of each award will be determined based on the consensus of the jury. The above review procedures ensure the fairness and quality of the results of the competition.



Judges look at the work in kind and grade it in the first round

Contestants present and reply


Questions from the judges' experts

A tight and orderly and fierce final defense of the day brought a full range of innovative design concepts and visual enjoyment to the audience. In the warm applause, this final review activity was successfully completed. One gold medal in the concept group, three silver medals, six bronze medals, one gold medal in the product group, three silver medals and six bronze medals were successfully awarded.



Photo of judges and contestants

In order to ensure the fairness and impartiality of the final results of the contest, any objection to the results of this announcement may be submitted to the Organizing Committee Office by e-mail or in writing within 10 days from the date of publication, requesting to explain the content of the question and provide detailed information and supporting materials. Welcome attention and supervision from all walks of life.

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DiD Award (Dongguan Cup) International Industrial Design Competition Organizing Committee

November 27th, 2018

The concept group final award Results of 2018 DiD Award


The product group final award Results of 2018 DiD Award


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The organization
Hosts:Dongguan Municipal people’s Government
Organizers:Dongguan Economy and Information Technology Bureau  |  Guangdong South China Institute of Industrial Design  | Dongguan GAFA Cultures & Creativity Institute
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