The 2013 “Strait Cup” Contest is also open to footwear and leather goods

Applications can now be made to take part in the 2013 Strait Cup Industrial Design Contest set up by the Fujian Provincial Economic and Trade Commission together with the People’s Government of Quanzhou Municipality, China Industrial Design Association and Taiwan Society of Visual Communication Arts, also supported by various entrepreneurial associations connected with industry and fashion, as well as Chinese and Taiwanese universities and training centers for design.

Entitled “Diversity and Creation make life better”, the contest is open to all: students, designers, teachers of design, from all over the world, but also anybody who is simply passionate about the concept of creativity. Projects, which must be sent in and received by 15 July, can involve a wide range of light industrial products from clothing to footwear, umbrellas, luggage, packaging, outdoors products and household articles, etc. Works based on the concept of low carbon, green and environmental protection are greatly encouraged. Prizes will be divided into two categories: professional and amateur.

Further info and entry forms can be found on