• ➤Categories:There are 3 major categories with a total of 8 sub-categories
    • ● 1/Product Design

A / Home Furnishing / Creative Goods*
B / Furniture (Living room / bedroom / bathroom / kitchen)*
C / Lighting
D / Kids room

    • ● 2/Interior space design

A / Residential design
B / Hotel design (Including restaurant design / room design / spa design)

    • ● 3/Theme design

A / Modern Handicraft*
B / Eco-friendly*

  • Participants profiles:
  • ● Must be at least 18 years old
  • ● Must be a Chinese citizen or foreign citizens who established in China or with an existing business in China.
  • ● Must either study a design discipline (i.e. undergraduate), or become a designer by other ways.
  • ● Participants are divided into two groups:

1 / Professional group

  • Number of awards: 8 categories
  • Participants: designers, design teams
  • Scope of participation: all categories of product design, interior space design, theme design
  • Format of submission: The design must be actually completed product/project (for more information, please refer to the detailed description of SUBMISSION DETAIL in Part 5)

2 / Student group 

  • Number of awards: 4 categories
  • Participants: Students at school (Must be recommended by school teachers)
  • Scope of participation: product design, theme design
  • Format of submission: Design drawings / actually produced design works (for more information, please refer to the detailed description of SUBMISSION DETAIL in Part 5 )
  1. 1. Candidates of professional group of product design categories must provide design drawings and finished products after entering the semi-final round;
  1. Professional group’s works for interior design categories need to be actually completed after January 1st, 2018;
  1. 2. Participants must fill in the registration form according to the category of the participating awards. If the category is not selected according to the requirements, or the project function cannot be attributed, it is considered as automatic waiver;
  2. 3. Participants who do not meet the rules for awards, do not meet the requirements of this clause, or submit false information may be disqualified;
  3. 4. Each participant can provide a maximum of three works (interior design/product design), but each work must provide complete information;
  4. 5. In the judging period, if the winner cannot be contacted within 48 hours, or the winner do not respond to the winning announcement within 7 days, the organizer reserves the right to cancel the prizes and award them to other contestants selected by the international jury.

DATE

PROCESS

September 8, 2021

Registration start

December 4, 2021

Registration end (before 17:00, Beijing GMT + 08: 00)

August 10th-30th, 2020

Preliminary round evaluation

September 4th-8th, 2020

The finalists will participate in the Paris Fashion Home Design Fair

October 11th -29th, 2020

Semi-final round selection

November 10th, 2020 

The semi-finals evaluation

January 12th, 2021

Final round evaluation in Paris

January 15th, 2021   

MAISON&OBJET Design Award China’s global awards ceremony will be held in Paris

January 18th-22th, 2021   

Winning works will be exhibited on the spotlight at MAISON&OBJET Paris salon

1) Professional designers: 1200 RMB / piece; 160 EUR/piece

2) Students: Application is free, but need to be selected and recommended by their schools

  • ■ Payment methods:

1) Bank account

Company Name: Shenzhen Chaoshang International Trade Co., Ltd.
Account number:4425 0100 0122 0000 1460
Bank: Shenzhen Phoenix Branch, China Construction Bank Corporation

2) Company Alipay account

Company Name: Shenzhen Chaoshang International Trading Co., Ltd.
2017379772@qq.com

  • ■ Note:
  • After submitting the online registration form and paying registration fee, please email the organizer with payment voucher to confirm the successful registration.
    Email: candidates@moawardchina.com, and copy meiao@mo-cs.com

  • ■ Registration format and documents:
  • ❖ Each Participant is required to submit the following documents: Name, Contact information, address (copy of official ID card or passport) and a short biography (including photos)*Please fill in carefully the corresponding information to register as indicated. After filling in the information to confirm the registration, personal information can no longer be modified,;
  • ❖ If you want to apply to product design category, Submission should be in 2 parts, one on the product design itself, the other one on the story/idea/concept behind;
  • ❖ All materials will be sent to candidates@modesignaward.com in the form of a compressed package named: contestant name + category;
  • ➤ 1 / Product Design
    •  design works:
  • 1. Already commercialized work submitted to the actual finished product;
  • 2. Work that is not commercialized should submit 1:1 or equivalent scale reduction mock-ups. The size of the reduced model should be within the total volume range of 40x40×40 (cm3) to 40x60x100(cm3);
  • 3. Submit a 3D animation or hand-drawn proposal for each facet of the conceptual work;
    •  +electronic file with following information:
  • 1. Description of works (within 500 words, should be Chinese and English);
  • 2. Original work files (including instruction for use and scenes to be used, unlimited pages, 300dpi, format in jpg / png / bmp);
  • 3. Each participant's photo (1 piece, group photo/individual photo) and the introduction of the group/individual in Chinese and English in less than 200 words
  • 4. Model specifications (including model materials, length, width, height, and production cost).
  • 5. A video can be used to show the use of scene descriptions. If you want to apply to Interior space design category, Submission should be in 2 parts, one on the product design itself, the other one on the story/idea/concept behind:
  • 6. The entrant indicates the original design of individual or team work
  • ➤ 2 / Interior space design
    •  design works:
  • 1. The poster size of the work should be between 90cm x 60cm and 180cm x120cm, with a maximum of 5 pieces
  • 2. Submit a precision model of equal scale reduction. The size of the reduced model should be within the total volume range of 40×40×40(cm3)~40 x 60 x 100(cm3), or 3D animation
    •  +electronic file with following information:
  • 1. Description of works (within 500 words, should be Chinese and English)
  • 2. Original work files (including instructions and scenes for use, unlimited pages, 300dpi, format in jpg / png / bmp)
  • 3. Designer photo (limited to one piece)
  • 4. Model specifications (including model materials, length, width, height, and production cost)
  • 5. 3D rendering can be used to describe the scene of the work space. If you want to apply to theme work design category, Submission should be in 2 parts, one on the product design itself, the other one on the story/idea/concept behind
  • ➤3 / Theme design
    •  design works:
  • 1. Already commercialized work submitted to the actual finished product;
  • 2. Work that is not commercialized should submit 1:1 or equivalent scale reduction mock-ups. The size of the reduced model should be within the total volume range of 40x40×40 (cm3) to 40x60x100(cm3);
  • 3. Submit a 3D animation or hand-drawn proposal for each facet of the conceptual work;
    •  +electronic file with following information:
  • 1. Description of works (within 500 words, should be Chinese and English);
  • 2. Original work files (including instruction for use and scenes to be used, unlimited pages, 300dpi, format in jpg / png / bmp);
  • 3. Each participant's photo (1 piece, group photo/individual photo) and the introduction of the group/individual in Chinese and English in less than 200 words
  • 4. Model specifications (including model materials, length, width, height, and production cost).
  • 5. A video can be used to show the use of scene descriptions. If you want to apply to Interior space design category, Submission should be in 2 parts, one on the product design itself, the other one on the story/idea/concept behind:
  • 6. The entrant indicates the original design of individual or team work
  • ➤For product design
  • ● Functionality: be functional to meet the needs of the target market 
  • ● Innovation: be innovative through the design ideas, original product features and materials etc 
  • ● Feasibility: be conceived for manufacturing of quantitative production
  • ● Aesthetics: leading a better lifestyle
  • ● Eco conception: taking into account environmental protection and sustainable development
  • ➤For interior design
  • ● Creative design: break traditional style and be creative
  • ● Aesthetics: leading a better lifestyle
  • ● Eco conception: taking into account environmental protection and sustainable development
  • ➤For theme design
  • ● Innovation: be innovative through the design ideas, original product features and materials etc.
  • ● Aesthetic appearance: show the concept of product features and design spirit
  • ● Eco conception: taking into account environmental protection and sustainable development

➤ Preliminary round:

  • ● The domestic jury will conduct online selection according to the application materials submitted by the candidates in strict accordance with the award evaluation criteria
  • ● The best 15 works from each category will be selected for the semi-final
  • ● Shortlisted entries will be presented digitally at MAISON&OBJET Paris in January 2021
  • ➤ Semi-final round:
    • ● The international jury will conduct online selection according to the application materials submitted by the candidates in strict accordance with the award evaluation criteria
    • ● The best 5 works from each category will be selected to enter the final
    • ● All finalists will receive "MAISON&OBJET Design Award China Design & o good Design finalist certificate", and get to Paris to participate in the final selection of the international jury, and invited to attend the annual M&O China Design Award ceremony in Paris, face-to-face communication with international masters
  • ➤ Final round:
    • ● All finalists will be transported to the exhibition hall in Paris, where they will be displayed in different categories and selected for the final before MAISON&OBJET
    • ● According to the candidates' physical works and design instructions, the international jury will conduct on-site selection in strict accordance with the award evaluation criteria, and select the best winning works in each category from the shortlisted works
    • ● The list of winning works and designers will be announced at the annual AWARD ceremony of M&O China Design Awards, and the gold, silver and Bronze trophies and certificates will be awarded to the winning designers by international masters
      •  ○ The top 5 winners of each category of professional group: 1 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze
      •  ○ The top 3 winners of each category of student group: 1 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze
      •  ○ Among the gold Award entries, the international jury will select the Best one to be awarded the "Best of MAISON&OBJET Design Award China"
    • ● Bonus setting of M&O China Design Award
      • special interest group
      •  ○ Gold Winner (8) : $8000
      •  ○ Design of the Year Winner (1) : $10,000
      • student group
      •  ○ Gold Winner (4) : $3000

    ● All winners will be announced at the MAISON&OBJET design awards China ceremony in January 2021;

    ● Gold award winners in each design category will have the opportunity to make an acceptance speech at the award ceremony to raise the world's awareness;

    ● All winners and their works will be published on the M&O China Design Award website and social media channels;

    ● All winners and their works will be disseminated on MAISON&OBJET's official website and mainstream media;

    ● All winners will have the opportunity to be interviewed by mainstream media around the world and get more publicity opportunities.

    ● The winners of gold, silver and bronze award for professional group (5 for each category) and gold award for student group (1 for each category), as well as individual excellent works selected for the final, will be curated by internationally renowned curators and exhibited globally at MAISON&OBJET Paris fashion home design exhibition in September 2022.

    ● MAISON&OBJET will officially invite relevant manufacturers and buyers to the exhibition to visit and talk with the winners. The winners will have the opportunity to directly negotiate and cooperate with tens of thousands of buyers and manufacturers around the world to explore the international market

    ● All winning designers will have the opportunity to be invited as special speakers to participate in various activities of THE USA/Olympic China Design Awards to enhance international exchange and learning.