Applicants can submit their work in seven categories, including designing wallpapers, icons, or even an entire theme for smartwatches, phones, tablets, and folding displays. The $ 200,000 prize-winning contest will be judged by award-winning designers and designers. The winning entries will be rewarded with cash prizes and Huawei products, and will also be uploaded to Huawei’s own app store, AppGallery and Huawei Themes to reach 600 million Huawei users worldwide.
Since its launch, the Huawei Next Design Awards have attracted young designers and designers. Last year, more than 41,000 entries came from some 90 countries and regions, and the work of more than 100 award-winning designers was recognized by this year’s competition host, Huawei Themes. As of March 31, 2021, Huawei themes were available in more than 170 countries and regions, reaching approximately 600 million users globally.
Each display is a screen
Huawei Technologies ’self-organized design competition, Huawei Next Design Awards 2021, is aimed at the creativity of young artists and designers. This year’s competition is hosted by Huawei Themes and the theme is“ Let your inspiration flow ”. At the event, talented designers will have the opportunity to share their unique creations with Huawei users. They can submit their work in seven different categories: smartphone themes, smart watch back covers, “Cities in Bloom”, foldable screen themes, “Enjoy the Moment”, “Original IP” and wallpapers.
The smartphone themes category also covers all elements of the mobile phone display, including the lock screen, home screen, and icon design. In the Watch Faces theme, straps can be redesigned in addition to watch dials for creativity and personalization. There is a huge demand for this due to the proliferation of wearable smart devices. Smartphone owners can already choose from a myriad of unique-looking wallpapers in Huawei Themes to make their devices even more unique.
“Enjoy the Moment” is a broader category of competition launched jointly by Huawei and Pizza Hut. In this category, imaginative food packaging designs are expected from artists.
Leading designers on the jury
The 10-member international jury includes professional excellence such as Song Xiewei, Dean of the Design School of the Central Academy of Fine Arts of China, an international member of AGI and a member of China Artists. Thomas Paulen, CEO of VanBerlo-based Dutch design firm Ren Renwick, CEO of the Association of Illustrators, and illustrator Takashi Akiyama.
The jury’s work this year will also be aided by foreign designers and artists, including Russian Andrey Kasay, a cartoon illustrator, Minji Moon, a South Korean illustrator and artist, and Tango, a famous Chinese cartoonist and illustrator.
$ 200,000 total prize money
The total prize for the Huawei Next Design Awards is $ 200,000. The absolute winner and the best in their categories will each receive a $ 20,000 prize in cash and other support, as well as a Huawei Mate 40 smartphone and a Huawei Watch 3 Pro smartwatch. In addition to the grand prize, the winners of the different categories will also be rewarded in the same way. Winners will also receive a Huawei Themes Designer Certificate, which allows them to create any number of creations at any time in the Huawei Themes Store and AppGallery.
Customization of their smart devices is now key for users. With this, they can emphasize their uniqueness and show their sense of style to the world. With changeable, custom wallpapers and freely downloadable themes for smartphones and smartwatches, designers are bridging the gap between art and technology. The Huawei Next Design Awards 2021 provides an opportunity to reach hundreds of millions of future design users and to stop the imagination from being marked by pen, paint or paper.
More information about the Huawei Next Design Awards 2021 can be found at the following link: https://themes.cloud.huawei.com/theme-design-2021/index.html
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