endorsed | 2015 Taiwan International Student Design Competition "Embrace"

25 May 2015
25 July 2015
1,356 works from 226 schools in 17 countries have been received so far - submissions for TISDC "Embrace" are still open until 25 July


Organised by the Japan Institute of Design Promotion, Hong Kong Federation of Design Associations, Thailand Creative & Design Center, and Taiwan Design Center, and sponsored by !See Taiwan Foundation and Sayling Wen Cultural & Educational Foundation, ico-D endorsed 2015 Taiwan International Student Design Competition (TISDC) is now open for submissions.

Since 2008, the Taiwan International Student Design Competition has encouraged art and design students world-wide to participate in contests which can utilize media and advertisements to promote Taiwan. The program allows international judges, panelists and award winners to advertise the successes of Taiwan's art and design education programs.



Product Design
Visual Design 
Digital Animation
Brand Specified 


Winners receive variety of cash prizes in each category including a Grand Prize, Gold, Silver, Bronze, Honorable Mention, and ico-D Excellence Award.

Submission Deadlines:

25 July 2015 – Deadline for Entries via online registration
mid-September – Preliminary online selection
mid-September - Finalists Announcement
late-November - Awards Ceremony and Exhibition


Official TISDC website here.

Japan Institute of Design Promotion and Taiwan Design Center ico-D member profile page here.

See Taiwan International Student Design Competition Rules and Guidelines here.


About ico-D Endorsements
Each year, ico-D endorses a select group of international activities that advance our objective to promote the value of design. Endorsed events demonstrate that they enhance the standards of design, ethics and professional practice. For design awards, an ico-D endorsement is recognition that it has been organised to meet international best practice guidelines under ico-D’s policies and best practices – including jury composition, evaluation criteria and intellectual property protection.

Find out how to apply for ico-D Endorsements here.



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