Design Council Busan is a non-profit public agency under the city of Busan, South Korea. Since it’s foundation in April 2007, Design Council Busan has been focusing on supporting companies and citizens in Busan-Ulsan-Gyeongsangnam-do region through continuous design innovation and new projects development. As for now, in responds of this globalization era, Design Council Busan has committed to also support other countries as well through the revitalization of design industry .
In regards of this, Design Council Busan works hand in hand with Busan Metropolitan City, Busan Office of Education, and the Busan Chamber of Commerce to host Asia’s largest international design award called International Busan Design Award annually.
There are several fields available to enter, including Communication Design, Product and Enviromental Design, Craft and Fashion Design. There is no particular theme, and participants are welcome to showcase their own creative ideas.
As for current situation, 2020 International Busan Design Award will hold an online submission from June 1st 2020 ~ October 16th 2020 through our official website. There is no entrance fee for university students. After the announcement of the 1st round results on October 26th 2020, participants need to submit the actual pieces for a second round review until November 10th 2020. Final results would then be announced on November 16th 2020 and the award ceremony would be held in Design Council Busan on November 25th 2020.