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International Eyewear Design Contest 2012
OWP Brillen has created glasses collections of international distinction ever since it was founded in 1947. OWP is holding its first ever design competition in 2012. The goal of this contest is to identify and reward highly creative and innovative product concepts in the area of corrective frames.
The design concepts should draw on and expand upon the latest trends in fashion and design. The contestants are free to design frames for women or men. With respect to the choice of materials, contestants should use materials that are processed on an industrial scale.
Design plan, in hard copy format on DIN A4-size paper and in electronic format as a PDF on CD/DVD, 300 dpi resolution. Each format must contain the drawing, which shows the front view, side view and top view. Explanatory sketches and photographs may be attached. A summary description, explaining the designer‘s intention, as well as the unique features of the design.
Previously published works may not be submitted. The copyright remains the property of the contest participants.
The competition is aimed at university-level students who are involved in design or creative studies programs.
Three prizes will be awarded:
Prize: € 2,000.00 (approx. 2,600 USD) or, alternatively, a 4-week internship in the OWP Design Department (including all expenses for travel, accommodations and board).
Prize: € 1,000.00
Prize: € 500.00
If a design is used in a collection (regardless of prize level), the creator will be paid a fee customary in this line of business in exchange for assigning the rights of use.