About SEDA

Hosted by the Cité du design de Saint-Etienne,the Saint-Etienne Design Award will be a sino-french academic award in industrial design established in China which is based on the friendly relationship between China and France and the international platform of the International Design Biennale of Saint-Etienne.


The competition of Saint-Etienne Design Award is open to students or young graduates from art and design colleges in China, France and other countries all around the world,aiming to help young designers promote their design concepts and products, connect with enterprises,and communicate with the international audience.


The principals that Saint-Etienne Design Award stands for are commmonweal and internaitianlization. Therefore, the fee for entry, screening and promotion from participants is not requested. At the same time, the event will provide extra chance for publicity and promotion via the award ceremony, media communication, exibition tour, ect.


Organized by the Cité du design de Saint-Etienne,the Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Etienne is one of the most important design exhibitions around the world. It is a biennial meeting for the professionals, the international design community and all the public. It has been ranked as the 16th most important design event by Art Magazine. The success of the event is built on its singularity. It is not a design fair, it combines 8000sqm of exhibitions with seminars, conferences and moments of reflexion on various society issues, contemporary and prospective subjetcs. Since 22 years, the Saint-Etienne Biennial is exploring future of design, reliying on well-known curators.


Entry Categories

This award covers all the industrial design fields.

Fashion Design : Fabric design, clothing design

Exhibition Design : Display design, Display window design, Space design

Accessories Design : Jewelry design

Home products design :Kitchen and bathroom appliances design,interior accessories and daily products design

Photo:Common Ground

Other categories:Furniture Design, Package Design, Architectural Design, Graphic Design, ect.


Registration

Qualifications for Participants


Any student and graduate from art and design colleges and any professional in design field from all around the world can register.


Registration


For SEDA, entry is accepted either by public registration or expert nomination. For public registration, the participant shall register/login via SEDA official website (http://www.biennale-design.cn/) and send at the same time the supporting documents(product photos in high quality and product presentation both in Chinese and English) to the official e-mail address(biennale-design@biennale-design.cn). The nominated participant shall register/login via the exclusive link sent by SEDA nominator and fill in the nominator’s information.


Work size


In consideration of the facility of transportation, the size of all the physical objets should be within 1m x 1m x 2m.


Submission Date and Fees


Submission date for SEDA is between September 9, 2018 12:00am (GMT +8)  to December 19, 2018 11:59pm (GMT +8). No fee will be charged and any late submission will not be accepted.

 Registration form download 


Awards Setting














Jury

Agenda

About the host

Cité du design de Saint-Etienne

Organized by the Cité du design de Saint-Etienne,the Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Etienne is one of the most important design exhibitions around the world. It is a biennial meeting for the professionals, the international design community and all the public. It has been ranked as the 16th most important design event by Art Magazine. The success of the event is built on its singularity. It is not a design fair, it combines 8000sqm of exhibitions with seminars, conferences and moments of reflexion on various society issues, contemporary and prospective subjetcs. Since 22 years, the Saint-Etienne Biennial is exploring future of design, reliying on well-known curators (John Thackara, Benjamin Loyauté, Olivier Peyricot, Matali Crasset, Nendo, Dunne and Raby, Sebastian Bergne, Joseph Grima, Didier Faustino, Ruedi Baur, Kyun Ran Choi, Jiang Qiong’er…). 





Organizational Structure

Host: Cité du Design de Saint-Etienne

Supporter: Government of Saint-Etienne, UNESCO,  Institut Fran?ais

Organizer: Centre d’Art Contemporain Sino-Fran?ais、Saint-Etienne Design Award Committee


Contacts

SEDA Secretariat

Address:No.18 Meihuabei Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou, China, 510000

Phone:+86 020 87622260

Email:biennale-design@biennale-design.cn

Website:www.biennale-design.cn