Encourage international creative design exchange, develop creative design talents, express the international image of Taiwan attaching great importance to creative design, and establish the international design status of Taiwan.
As we build upon the present, we sculpt our next step;
As we move towards tomorrow, we care about people around us;
As we inhabit this emaciated planet, we wish to meliorate the future;
NEXT is in our hands.
Students who currently enroll at senior high schools or above. (Based on the internet registration deadline, and the participant must be born after May 31, 1985, and be younger than 26 years of age. For female who had given birth before year of 26 may have 2 years extension per birth.)
Product Design, Visual Design, and Digital Animation.
Participating Works
The creative design of the competition theme “NEXT” must be expressed in the participating pieces.
  • Online Registration and Online Work Submission Deadline:April 15, 2011 (Friday) to June 15, 2011 (Wednesday) 24:00 (Taipei GMT+08:00)
  • CD/ DVD Submission for Preliminary Selection:May 1, 2011 (Sunday) to June 15, 2011 (Wednesday) 17:00 (Taipei GMT+08:00),validated by postmark date
  • Preliminary Selection:Late June , 2011
  • Deadline For Mockup and Printout Submission:August 25, 2011 (Thursday) 17:00 (Taipei GMT+08:00)
  • Final Selection:Early September, 2011
  • Award Ceremony and Exhibition:Late October, 2011
Registration Fee
Evaluation Criteria

Designs that start from creativity, unique approach, meeting and expressing concept with the aesthetics; domestic and international experts in different fields will be invited by the executive to form the preliminary selection and final selection committee to process the evaluation.

A. Product Design Category
Creativity: 50%; Aesthetics: 20%; Completeness and Thematic: 20%; Design Presentation: 10%

B. Visual Design Category
Creativity: 50%; Composition, Aesthetics: 10%; Completeness and Thematic: 20%; Techniques: 20%

C. Digital Animation Category
Creativity: 50%; Aesthetics: 20%; Completeness and Thematic: 20%; Techniques: 10%


Grand Prix 1 winner: NT$400,000 (approx. US$12,000), an awarding cup and a certificate
Gold 1 winner (each category):
NT$250,000 (approx. US$8,000), an awarding cup and a certificate
Silver 1 winner (each category):
NT$150,000 (approx. US$5,000), an awarding cup and a certificate
Bronze 1 winner (each category):
NT$100,000 (approx. US$3,000), an awarding cup and a certificate
Honorable Mention winners: NT$10,000 (approx. US$300) and a certificate
Sponsorship winners: Prize adjusted according to the sponsors, and a certificate

The nominated works of the production design category will be supplemented NT$ 20,000 (approx. US$600) production fee by the implementation unit.

* The prizes will be adjusted according to the quality and quantity of participating works.
* The awarding cup and the certificate will be conferred by the Minister of Education and the Award Ceremony will take place in late October.
* The winners will be announced on the specific website and to the international media
to provide Taiwanese suppliers with design cooperation inquiries.

2015 Taiwan International Student Design Competition Executive
Department of Visual Communication Design, Asia University
Address: No.500, Liufeng Rd., Wufeng Dist., Taichung City 41354, Taiwan
Tel:(+8864) 2331-0066 / Fax:(+8864) 2331-0099 / Email :tisdc.tw@gmail.com