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Upload any designs that fit into SHAPL BOX

The primary mission of SHAPL Design Contest is to enhance its current position in the design industry while also creating opportunities for innovative designers and producing quality products that consumers want.
By uploading your product design you get a chance to discover the value of your creativity. Our grand total prize is $65,000. Gold medal Winner will receive up to $20,000. Additionally, special winners' design will be chosen to go into production and be sold around the world with SHAPL.

Contest Winner Benefits

    • gold medal
    • One Winner

      Up to $20,000
    • Award Prize $5,000

      Contest Certification
      Media Converage
      Design Patent

      +1,000 likes Bonus
      $5,000
      + Production Bonus $10,000
    • silver medal
    • One Winner

      Up to $13,000
    • Award Prize $3,000

      Contest Certification
      Media Converage
      Design Patent

      + Production Bonus $10,000
    • bronze medal
    • Two Winner

      Up to $11,000
    • Award Prize $1,000

      Contest Certification
      Media Converage
      Design Patent

      + Production Bonus $10,000
    • special medal
    • Unlimited

      Up to $10,000
    • SpecialAward

      Contest Certification
      Media Converage
      Design Patent

      + Production Bonus $10,000

The winners will have commercialization eligibility.

If there is a design that we want to produce, the designer will get a ‘Special Selection Winner’ and the design will be produced by us.

  • Eligibility
    Anyone who has their own product/industrial design can participate.
    Students, freelance designers, artists, and anyone.
    There is no cost to enter the Contest.
    There is no limit to the number of entries per person.
  • Schedule
    Early Submission period: June 1st - June 30th, 2018
    General Submission period: July 1st - July 15th, 2018
    Announce SHAPL shortlisted designers: July 23th
    Design edit/revise by: July 23th - July 30th
    Time to receive likes: August 1st - August 30th, 2018
    Winner announcements are scheduled for end of September 2018
  • Criteria and Measurement Requirements
    Any design could fit in SHAPL BOX. (living, office, electronic, fashion, mobile, outdoor, vehicle, etc.)
    Total of three sides(Length + width + height) must be less than 90 cm.
    The longest side is less than 60 cm.
  • Submission method
    Fill the requirements and submit it. The requirements are the general informations, 3 product images and descriptions of your design.
  • Judging System
    Number of likes(50%) + Jury Votes(50%)
    Four recognized design experts from around the world guarantee high quality standards and thus the value of SHAPL productions.
    Prof. Dr. Ken Nah, Korea
    Doyoung Kim, CEO of Designsori, Korea
    Song Kee Hong, Deputy Head, Industrial Design Division, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Adjudication criteria: functionality, quality, manufacturing, societal desire, ergonomics and product periphery.
  • Notice
    Please be advised that there are restrictions and notifications to pay attention to before you enter the contest
    Please refer to following policy pages 4-5 for
    Design Copyrigth
    Prize Money Regulations
    Participant Regulations
    Sponsors / SHAPL Regulation
    Design Award winners will automatically pass the first rounds (K-Design Award, Red Dot, IDA, iF, and any international design awards)
  • Contest Process
    1st round - We will select SHAPL shortlisted designers on a specific date.
    2nd round - SHAPL shortlisted designers will get the opportunity to refine and resubmit their designs before the final judging takes place.
    Date
    06.01 - 06.30
    07.01 - 07.15
    07.23
    07.23 - 07.30
    08.01 - 08.30
    September
    Process
    1st round (Early Birds)
    1st round
    Shortlist Announcement
    2nd round
    Like Period
    Announce Winner
    To do
    Submit necessary documents
    Submit necessary documents
    SHAPL will announce shortlisted designers.
    Enhance your design to have more competition. If you do not revise your design, your original design will be posted.
    Designs will be in running to be liked on SHAPL.com
    SHAPL will announce winners.
    06.01 - 06.301st round (Early Birds)
    Submit necessary documents
    07.01 - 07.151st round
    Submit necessary documents
    07.23Shortlist Announcement
    SHAPL will announce shortlisted designers.
    07.23 - 07.302nd round
    Enhance your design to have more competition. If you do not revise your design, your original design will be posted.
    08.01 - 08.30Like Period
    Designs will be in running to be liked on SHAPL.com
    SeptemberAnnounce Winner
    SHAPL will announce winners.
  • Contact
    Email : support@shapl.com