Spark Awards

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Spark Awards, focuses on Generic Design (Multiple Design Fields & Subjects), and ARCHITECTURE & INTERIORS Buildings Public Architecture Interior design, living spaces Offices, working spaces Universal access systems Temporary structures Infrastructure, urban planning Arches, bridg last date of submissions is: 31 / 05 / 2011
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he New Spark Awards are exciting competitions created to promote great design and designers and encourage people to explore their creativity. We invite everyone to participate--designers, art directors, architects, engineers, teachers, design firms, manufacturers, institutions, ad agencies and entrepreneurs may enter, interact and enjoy Sparking. We believe design is a critical tool to accelerate human progress. Graphics, product design, transportation and architecture are just a few of the many design c [Read further].
 
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· EVALUATION 13.07 · MAIN DETAILS 100.00
· DATES & TIMELINE 85.00 · FEES & COSTS 25.00
· SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS & DETAILS 71.43 · JURY DETAILS 0.00
· SECONDARY DETAILS 37.18 · ORGANIZER & SPONSORS 82.95
· PUBLISHING AND AWARD CEREMONY 64.94 · CONTACT DETAILS 83.33
· WINNERS OBLIGATIONS 38.89 · CERTIFICATES AND TROPHIES 75.83
· ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS 92.00 · RESULTS 0.00
· AWARDS AND PRIZES 22.50 · DESIGNERS' RIGHTS 80.00
· PRESS RELEASE 0.00 · DESIGN BRIEF 75.00
 
MAIN DETAILS
KEYWORDS
TAGS, KEYWORDS AND KEY PHRASES
ARCHITECTURE & INTERIORS Buildings Public Architecture Interior design, living spaces Offices, working spaces Universal access systems Temporary structures Infrastructure, urban planning Arches, bridg
CATEGORY AND FOCUS
DESIGN COMPETITION NAME
Spark Awards
WHAT IS THE GENERAL CATEGORY?
Generic Design (Multiple Design Fields & Subjects)
WHAT ARE THE CATEGORIES OR SUB-CATEGORIES?
ARCHITECTURE & INTERIORS Buildings Public Architecture Interior design, living spaces Offices, working spaces Universal access systems Temporary structures Infrastructure, urban planning Arches, bridg
WHAT IS THE MAIN FOCUS OR SUBJECT?
design, architecture
WHAT IS THE GENERAL COMPETITION TYPE?
Product Design Competition (or Realized Designs, Prototypes etc)
WHAT IS THE GENERAL ORIENTATION?
Equal Orientation for All Arts, Crafts, Design and Technologies
WHO ARE THE TARGET PARTICIPANTS?
designers, art directors, design firms and departments, ad agencies, marketing and branding practices, clients, manufacturers, student and non-professional or novice designers are welcome to compete,
IS THERE A PARTICULAR RESTRICTION WHILE DESIGNING?
No, There are no particular restrictions while designing.
CORE CONTACTS
WEBSITE
http://www.sparkawards.com/
CONTACT US PAGE
http://www.sparkawards.com/Contact.htm
CONTACT EMAIL
entries@sparkawards.com
SECONDARY DETAILS
LANGUAGES & ORIGIN
ORIGIN COUNTRY
Canada
PRIMARY (NATIVE) LANGUAGE OF THIS COMPETITION
The native language of this competition is unknown or unstated.
DO THE COMPETITION HAVE AN ENGLISH WEBPAGE?
Yes
REPEATING FREQUENCY AND HISTORY
THE YEAR WHEN THE COMPETITION WAS ORGANIZED FOR THE FIRST TIME
2007
HOW MANY TIMES HAS THE COMPETITION BEEN ORGANIZED
This competition was organized 5 times
DOES THIS COMPETITION REPEAT EVERY YEAR?
Yes
REPEAT FREQUENCY OF THE COMPETITION?
Repeats Annually
ORGANIZER & SPONSORS
ORGANIZER
THE SPARK COMMUNITY
ORGANIZER TYPE?
Design Oriented Company
NUMBER OF SPONSORS
10
SPONSOR #1
SPONSOR #1
FIGI
WEBSITE OF SPONSOR #1
The Website URL of the sponsor #1 for this design competition is not given.
SPONSOR #11 TYPE?
Marketing Agency
SPONSOR #1 SPONSORSHIP TYPE?
The relation of Sponsor #1 with the competition is not explained.
SPONSOR #2
SPONSOR #2
Billingsly & Brown
WEBSITE OF SPONSOR #2
The Website URL of the sponsor #2 for this design competition is not given.
SPONSOR #21 TYPE?
Company or Business
SPONSOR #2 SPONSORSHIP TYPE?
The relation of Sponsor #2 with the competition is not explained.
SPONSOR #3
SPONSOR #3
HKDA
WEBSITE OF SPONSOR #3
The Website URL of the sponsor #3 for this design competition is not given.
SPONSOR #31 TYPE?
Non-Profit Associations, Organizations or Clubs
SPONSOR #3 SPONSORSHIP TYPE?
The relation of Sponsor #3 with the competition is not explained.
SPONSOR #4
SPONSOR #4
BDI
WEBSITE OF SPONSOR #4
The Website URL of the sponsor #4 for this design competition is not given.
SPONSOR #41 TYPE?
Tradeshow, Tradefair or Expo Organization
SPONSOR #4 SPONSORSHIP TYPE?
The relation of Sponsor #4 with the competition is not explained.
SPONSOR #5
SPONSOR #5
California College of arts
WEBSITE OF SPONSOR #5
The Website URL of the sponsor #5 for this design competition is not given.
SPONSOR #51 TYPE?
Private University
SPONSOR #5 SPONSORSHIP TYPE?
The relation of Sponsor #5 with the competition is not explained.
SPONSOR #6
SPONSOR #6
Rutgers NCPP
WEBSITE OF SPONSOR #6
The Website URL of the sponsor #6 for this design competition is not given.
SPONSOR #61 TYPE?
Public University
SPONSOR #6 SPONSORSHIP TYPE?
The relation of Sponsor #6 with the competition is not explained.
SPONSOR #7
SPONSOR #7
School Visual Arts
WEBSITE OF SPONSOR #7
The Website URL of the sponsor #7 for this design competition is not given.
SPONSOR #71 TYPE?
Private University
SPONSOR #7 SPONSORSHIP TYPE?
The relation of Sponsor #7 with the competition is not explained.
SPONSOR #8
SPONSOR #8
College Env. Design
WEBSITE OF SPONSOR #8
The Website URL of the sponsor #8 for this design competition is not given.
SPONSOR #81 TYPE?
Private University
SPONSOR #8 SPONSORSHIP TYPE?
The relation of Sponsor #8 with the competition is not explained.
SPONSOR #9
SPONSOR #9
U of M Taubman
WEBSITE OF SPONSOR #9
The Website URL of the sponsor #9 for this design competition is not given.
SPONSOR #91 TYPE?
Private Education, School, Course, Conference or Institute
SPONSOR #9 SPONSORSHIP TYPE?
The relation of Sponsor #9 with the competition is not explained.
SPONSOR #10
SPONSOR #10
Curve
WEBSITE OF SPONSOR #10
The Website URL of the sponsor #10 for this design competition is not given.
SPONSOR #101 TYPE?
Press, Traditional Media or Other Publishing Related
SPONSOR #10 SPONSORSHIP TYPE?
The relation of Sponsor #10 with the competition is not explained.
SPONSORS' PAGE URL
If there are more than 10 sponsors, please write the link of sponsors URL here.
http://www.sparkawards.com/Community/Advisory_Coun
ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS & JOINING
AGE RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS
Minimum age required to join is 18 , and
CAN PEOPLE SUBMIT MULTIPLE DESIGNS?
No, You cannot make multiple submissions.
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF SUBMISSIONS PER PERSON OR TEAM
Maximum Submissions: 1
CAN PEOPLE JOIN AS TEAMS?
Yes, Only teams are allowed, individuals are not allowed.
MAXIMUM TEAM SIZE
The maximum team size is not clearly stated, the best-practice is 5 (five) people.
REGIONAL OR TERRITORIAL SCOPE OF THE COMPETITION
International
THE EXLUSIVE REGIONAL OR TERRITORIAL AREA
There are not any exlusive regional or territorial areas for this competition or this information is not stated.
STUDENTS' OR PROFESSIONALS' COMPETITION?
This competition is Open to All
OPEN TO ALL OR MEMBERS ONLY?
This competition is Open To All
ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS URL
Webpage address link (URL) of the complete eligibility conditions of the competition is not given.
DATES & TIMELINE
START OF REGISTRATION DATE
It is not clearly stated when does the competition registrations start. Please check the submission date if it is given.
END OF REGISTRATION DATE
Tuesday 31st of May 2011 (31/05/2011)
Registrations have ended 2190 days ago.
START OF SUBMISSIONS (START) DATE
It is not clearly stated when does the submissions start. Please check the registration date if it is given.
END OF SUBMISSONS (FINISH) DATE
Tuesday 31st of May 2011 (31/05/2011)
Submission period have ended 2190 days ago.
HOW MANY STEPS OR PHASES ARE THERE IN THIS COMPETITION
Phases, steps or judging periods are not stated for this competition, the best practice is one (1).
JURY MEETING DATE
Monday 26th of September 2011 (26/09/2011)
Jury should have met 2072 days ago.
RESULTS ANNOUNCED TO WINNERS AT DATE
Thursday 1st of January 1970 (//)
Results were announced to winners 2457903 days ago.
PUBLIC RESULTS ANNOUNCED AT DATE
Friday 30th of September 2011 (30/09/2011)
Results were announced to public 2068 days ago.
DETAILED TIMELINE URL
http://www.sparkawards.com/Call_for_Entries/SPARK:
TIMELINE FOR DIFFERENT PAYMENT PERIODS FOR PAID COMPETITIONS
EARLY REGISTRATION DATE
Early-bird registration date is not stated, please check competition website if there is.
STANDARD REGISTRATION DATE
Thursday 15th of September 2011 (15/09/2011)
Standard registration period have ended 2083 days ago.
LATE REGISTRATION DATE
Late / last-minute registration date is not stated, please check competition website if there is.
FEES & COSTS
All the fees given in this section are normally in EUROs, if you would like to convert the fees to any other currency such as USD etc, click here.
IS THIS COMPETITION FREE TO JOIN?
No, this is a paid competition.
GALA / CELEBRATION NIGHT FEE
The gala-night fee for this competition is not stated.
PHYSICAL EXHIBITION OF DESIGNS FEE
The exhibition fee for this competition is not stated.
PUBLIC RELATIONS & PR CAMPAIGN FEE
The pr-campaign fee for this competition is 235 Euros (€).
TRANSPORTATION AND SET-UP FEE
The transportation and set-up fee for this competition is not stated.
PUBLISHING FEE
The publishing fee for this competition is not stated.
YEARBOOK (DESIGN INDEX, RESULTS BOOK) FEE OR COST
The yearbook fee for this competition is not stated.
OTHER FEES AND PAYMENTS URL
http://www.sparkawards.com/Call_for_Entries/SPARK:
FEES AND COSTS STRUCTURE AND DETAILS FOR PAID COMPETITIONS
EARLY REGISTRATION FEE
The enterence and processing fees for this competition is: 192 Euros (€) for the early-bird period.
STANDARD REGISTRATION FEE
The standard enterence and processing fees for this competition is: 219 Euros (€).
LATE REGISTRATION FEE
The enterence and processing fees for this competition is: 50 Euros (€) for the late-entry period.
DOES THE COMPETITION SENDS AN INVOICE
Yes, the competition will send an invoice to everyone.
PUBLISHING AND AWARD CEREMONY
ARE THE COMPETITION RESULTS PUBLISHED AS A BOOK
Yes, All the submissions and winners will be published as a book.
ARE THE COMPETITION RESULTS PUBLISHED ONLINE
Yes, All the submissions and winners will be published online.
IS THERE A GALA NIGHT / AWARD CEREMONY?
Yes there will be a Gala Night and Award Ceremony.
GALA NIGHT & AWARD CEREMONY VENUE
We do not know clearly where will the ceremonies take place or what is the location of the gala-night.
IS THERE A PHYSICAL EXHIBITION?
Yes, there will be a temporary physical exhibition.
PHYSICAL EXHIBITION LOCATION
We are unclear about where will the exhibition take place or what is the location of the exhibition.
DOES DESIGNERS PHOTOS GET PUBLIHED?
Yes, Pictures of participants will be published.
PRIVATE INFORMATIONS GET PUBLISHED?
Yes, Private information of participants will be published.
IS THE COMPETITION RESULTS BOOK SOLD OR DISTRIBUTED FOR FREE?
The result books / annuals are given free to all participants.
IS THERE A POST-PR CAMPAIGN FOR WINNERS?
Yes, there is a paid pr-campaign possibility for winners.
CONTACT DETAILS
ADDRESS TO SUBMIT
The postal address to send physical entries to the competition or contact for regular mail is: http://www.sparkawards.com/Register_Enter.htm
CITY / COUNTRY
Canada
PHONE
US/Canada 866.646.6715. International: 1.914.481.6106
AWARDS AND PRIZES
NUMBER OF AWARDS
There are 2 types of awards in this competition.
ARE THE NUMBER OF AWARDS BASED ON PERCENTAGE OR IS IT FIXED?
Information about the percentage based award distribution is not present.
TOTAL AWARD PRIZES IN EUROS
The total award prizes sum to: 0 Euros (€).
WILL PARTICIPATING DESIGNS BE REALIZED?
It is not clearly stated if the participating designs would be realized or not.
DISTRIBUTION OF AWARD PRIZES AND MONEY
How are the award money are distributed? Please choose the correct answer..
The award money distributions are not clearly stated.
AWARD #1
AWARD #1 NAME
The Name of the Award #1 is Spark PRO Award.
AWARD #1 MONEY PRIZE
The monetary prize for the Award #1 is N/A Euros (€).There is not a monetary prize for the Award #1.
AWARD #1 OTHER PRIZES
Other secondary prizes, bonuses, gifts or incentives for the Award #1 are: N/A.
AWARD #2
AWARD #2 NAME
The Name of the Award #2 is Concept award.
AWARD #2 MONEY PRIZE
The monetary prize for the Award #2 is N/A Euros (€).There is not a monetary prize for the Award #2.
AWARD #2 OTHER PRIZES
Other secondary prizes, bonuses, gifts or incentives for the Award #2 are: N/A.
AWARD #3
AWARD #3 NAME
The Name of the Award #3 is N/A.
AWARD #3 MONEY PRIZE
The monetary prize for the Award #3 is N/A Euros (€).There is not a monetary prize for the Award #3.
AWARD #3 OTHER PRIZES
Other secondary prizes, bonuses, gifts or incentives for the Award #3 are: N/A.
AWARD #4
AWARD #4 NAME
The Name of the Award #4 is N/A.
AWARD #4 MONEY PRIZE
The monetary prize for the Award #4 is N/A Euros (€).There is not a monetary prize for the Award #4.
AWARD #4 OTHER PRIZES
Other secondary prizes, bonuses, gifts or incentives for the Award #4 are: N/A.
AWARD #5
AWARD #5 NAME
The Name of the Award #5 is N/A.
AWARD #5 MONEY PRIZE
The monetary prize for the Award #5 is N/A Euros (€).There is not a monetary prize for the Award #5.
AWARD #5 OTHER PRIZES
Other secondary prizes, bonuses, gifts or incentives for the Award #5 are: N/A.
AWARD #6
AWARD #6 NAME
The Name of the Award #6 is N/A.
AWARD #6 MONEY PRIZE
The monetary prize for the Award #6 is N/A Euros (€).There is not a monetary prize for the Award #6.
AWARD #6 OTHER PRIZES
Other secondary prizes, bonuses, gifts or incentives for the Award #6 are: N/A.
AWARD #7
AWARD #7 NAME
The Name of the Award #7 is N/A.
AWARD #7 MONEY PRIZE
The monetary prize for the Award #7 is N/A Euros (€).There is not a monetary prize for the Award #7.
AWARD #7 OTHER PRIZES
Other secondary prizes, bonuses, gifts or incentives for the Award #7 are: N/A.
REMAINING AWARDS
FULL AWARDS LIST URL
The webpage address link (URL) of the complete list of remaining awards is not given.
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS & DETAILS
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS URL
http://www.sparkawards.com/Call_for_Entries/SPARK:
PAGE / FILE NUMBER RESTRICTIONS
Minimum number of required pages or files is 1, and
MAXIMUM FILE SIZE
Exact maximum file size permitted to be submitted is 0 KB.0
REQUIRE TECHNICAL DRAWINGS OR SOURCE FILES?
Yes, Technical Drawings or Source Files should also be submitted.
REQUIRE PHYSICAL SUBMISSIONS?
Yes, Submission of physical entries such as the prototype or realized design is required.
ACCEPTED FILE FORMATS
Only JPEG images are accepted.
SUBMISSION METHOD
Both physical and digital submissions.
REQUIRED TO SUBMIT DESCRIPTION OF "HOW TO PRODUCE"?
No need to submit, how-to-produce / realization information
REQUIRED TO SUBMIT DESCRIPTION OF THE CONCEPT, DESIGN OR IDEA?
The competition call does not state that you need to submit a description of your concept, however it is best practice to submit if it is otherwise stated.
DIGITAL IMAGE PIXEL SIZE AND RESOLUTIONS
Pixel sizes are not clearly stated.
Resolution requirements for the digital images are not clearly stated.
PHYSICAL PAPER / PRINT SIZE AND RESOLUTION
Paper sizes are not clearly stated.
Resolution requirements for the printed images are not clearly stated.
EVALUATION, JUDGING AND SCORING
SCORING AND JUDGING DETAILS
EVALUATION CRITERIA & JUDGING URL
http://www.sparkawards.com/Call_for_Entries/SPARK:
DOES JURY MEET PHYSICALLY
It is not clearly stated if the jury will meet physically to perform judging or if it is an online judging process.
SELECTION SYSTEM
The selection is made by step by step elimination.
IS THE COMPETITION OPEN FOR PUBLIC VOTING?
No, There is no public voting.
IS A SCORE-SHEET SEND OR SHARED WITH THE PARTICIPANTS?
Yes, detailed competition scores are available online only to the participants.
ARE JURY NOTES SEND TO PARTICIPANTS?
No, the participants will not recieve printed jury notes or see them online.
IS THERE A NUMERICAL SCORE?
No, Submissions are not given numeric score.
ARE STATISTICS PROVIDED TO PARTICIPANTS?
No, The participants will not recieve printed competition statisticss or access them online.
JURY DETAILS
HOW MANY JURY MEMBERS
0 people will judge the designs as jury. Perhaps it is based on public voting?
REMAINING JURY
OTHER JURY MEMBERS
http://www.sparkawards.com/Call_for_Entries/SPARK:
DESIGNERS' RIGHTS
DESIGN RIGHTS ARE
Designer keeps all the rights to the designs.
PUBLISHINGS OPT-IN & OUTS
Participants can choose not to participate in Publishings such as Books and Online Exhibitions.
RETURN OF PHYSICAL SUBMISSIONS
Physical submissions are kept by the organizer and are not returned (Submissions become the property of the organizer).
WINNERS OBLIGATIONS
TERMS & AGREEMENTS URL
http://www.sparkawards.com/Call_for_Entries/SPARK:
TOTAL DUE FEES AND REQUIRED PAYMENTS
Total due fees and other required payments for this competition is 0 Euros (€).
WINNERS OBLIGATIONS
The obligations of the winners, for example if they do need to pay any more expenses etc, including advertsing, pr-making etc, is not indicated.
DOES WINNER DESIGNERS HAS TO PARTICIPATE IN AN EVENT?
The organizers did not indicate wheather the winners have to participate in an event or not.
DOES DESIGNERS NEED TO MAKE ADVERTISEMENT FOR THE COMPETITION?
The organizers did not state if the participating designers have to make advertisement for the competition such as sending e-mails, post-cards etc for promotive purposes.
POST COMMISIONING, WORK OPTIONS AND OBLIGATIONS
It is not clearly indicated if the winner designers need or given chance to work for the organizers or sponsors.
TRANSFER OR SALES OF DESIGNS
Winners are given a chance to sell their designs to the organizer for the award sum.
CERTIFICATES AND TROPHIES
DOES THE COMPETITION SENDS PRINTED JOINING CERTIFICATES?
Yes, The competition sends a hardcopy certificate for joining.
DOES THE COMPETITION SENDS PRINTED WINNERS CERTIFICATES?
Yes, The competition sends a hardcopy (printed) certificate to winners.
DOES THE COMPETITION SENDS WINNERS AN AWARD/TROPHY?
Yes, The competition will send a physical trophy or an award.
DOES THE COMPETITION PERMITS THE USE OF A "WINNER" LOGO?
Yes, the winners of the competition can use a winners-logo or badge to promote thier products and designs.
PRESS RELEASE
ANNOUNCEMENT TEXT
A press-release to distribute to press members, bloggers, magazine editors etc was unfortunetely not provided.
DESIGN BRIEF
COMPETITION BRIEF URL
The Spark mission is to promote better living thro
WHICH INSTITUTION WANTS US TO DESIGN?
THE SPARK COMMUNITY
WHAT KIND OF INSTITUTION WANTS US TO DESIGN?
comunity of design
THE ULTIMATE AIM OF THE COMPETITION?
ARCHITECTURE & INTERIORS Buildings Public Architecture Interior design, living spaces Offices, working spaces Universal access systems Temporary structures Infrastructure, urban planning Arches, bridg
WHO TO DESIGN FOR?
designers, art directors, design firms and departments, ad agencies, marketing and branding practices, clients, manufacturers, student and non-professional
REGARDING WHAT TO DESIGN?
There are awards for concept or prototype design%u2014innovative designs that have yet to find a manufacturer or builder
WHAT ARE THE TECHNICAL RESTRAINTS AND METHODOLOGIES?
http://www.sparkawards.com/Call_for_Entries/Documentation.htm
THE LAST ADVICE
?
2007
RESULTS
NOTE: Expect this section to be filled only after the competition is finalized and results anounced to the public.
ANNOUNCED DATE
Results have either not been announced yet or not available in this page. Please check the competition website in case they might have already been posted there.
DETAILS
FURTHER DETAILS
he New Spark Awards are exciting competitions created to promote great design and designers and encourage people to explore their creativity. We invite everyone to participate--designers, art directors, architects, engineers, teachers, design firms, manufacturers, institutions, ad agencies and entrepreneurs may enter, interact and enjoy Sparking. We believe design is a critical tool to accelerate human progress. Graphics, product design, transportation and architecture are just a few of the many design categories accepted. Our Criteria are modern and compelling. If you or your organization create great designs, don’t miss the opportunity to compete in these important events. Please read the links on page left, and our FAQ's for further information. If you're stuck, send us an email at info @ sparkawards.com or call toll-free US/Canada 866.646.6715. International: +1.914.481.6106
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