Design Korea 2010

01 July 2010
15 November 2010
Seongnam-si, South Korea
Hosted by Korea Institute of Design Promotion (KIDP), Design Korea is an annual international design business event that was first launched in 2003 and consists of the World Best Design Exchange exhibition, International Conference, B2B Workshops and other concurrent events.

It aims to introduce the latest design trends and information in design business. It also aims to provide participants with opportunities to expand their design business. Design Korea will serve as an opportunity for participants and the audience to encounter a new philosophy of design, to expand networks in the creative industry and to exchange information with people from around the globe.

World Best Design Exchange exhibition

Design (consulting) companies, public design companies and Good Design products that best represent the member countries of the G20 will be exhibited.

International Conference

The conference will be aimed at design students, professionals, scholars, members of design organisations and government officials.

Good Design Competition

Product manufacturers, designers and retailers are eligible to participate the Good Design Selection.

Submitted products are limited to professionally designed products that have been in the market for the past two years or that will be sold in Korea and/or international markets.

Students are not eligible to apply for the Good Design (GD) Selection.


1st Prize - President's Award: Certificate, Trophy and KRW 2 000 000
2nd Prize - Prime Minister's Award: Certificate, Trophy and KRW 1 000 000
3rd Prize - Minister of Knowledge Economy Award: Certificate and Trophy

The winners will be announced on 8 December 2010 through major newspapers in Korea.

Installation: 3 December - 6 December 2010
Exhibition: 7 December - 12 December 2010


Entries should be sent to:
170 Tancheonuro, Yatap 1-dong, Bundang-gu
Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do
South Korea

Deadline for submissions to be determined.

For more information, please contact:

Korea Institute of Design Promotion
Korea Design Center,
170 Tancheonuro,
Yatap 1-dong, Bundang-gu
Seongnam-si, 463-954
South Korea
T: +82 (0)31 780 2157
F: +82 (0)31 780 2154
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