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In collaboration with

NABA is proud to launch a new international design competition aimed at awarding the best talents with 10 scholarship to attend the upcoming edition of the MA in Design Spec. in Product Design starting next October 2016 ( 5 for the English language track; 5 for the Italian language track).

The Brief
The subject of this competition is to “divinely capture” the urgent needs required by the great transformations in act from the discipline of design; micro projects able to illustrate possible futures based on paradigms and values relating to a different idea of living:

new ways of making and producing,

new uses of materials and energy

renewed ideas of beauty and wellness

new ways of distributing, possessing, accessing, consuming and using…

small projects containing some indication of a new design season for the “objects and homes” of a New Humanity.

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AUDIENCE

The competition is open to young designers coming from architecture, product design, and engineering faculties or professionals willing to explore the boundaries and constraints of the world of product design, acquiring and widening their knowledge, critical awareness, original thinking.

PRIZES

The best projects will be awarded a scholarship for partial coverage of the tuition fee to attend the first year of the MA in Product Design starting in October 2016.

1st prize: n. 2 scholarships covering 60% of the tuition fee to attend the first year of the MA Program ( 1 for the English language track; 1 for the Italian language track)

2nd prize: n. 2 scholarships covering 50% of the tuition fee to attend the first year of the MA Program ( 1 for the English language track; 1 for the Italian language track)

3rd prize: n. 2 scholarships covering 40% of the tuition fee to attend the first year of the MA Program ( 1 for the English language track; 1 for the Italian language track)

4 special mentions covering 20% of the tuition fee to attend the first year of the MA Program ( 2 for the English language track; 2 for the Italian language track)

 

DEADLINES & MATERIALS

The works must be sent  by and no later than April 29th 2016. Candidates will be informed about the results of the competition by e-mail on May 23rd 2016.

Candidates willing to participate must submit the following materials:

A drawing that fully represents their design idea

Personal portfolio of works and projects (maximum 3 candidate’s best projects)

Detailed curriculum vitae

Motivation statement

Copy of Degree Certificate

Academic Transcripts

NABA Application Form – Academic Year 2016

 

DELIVERY INFORMATION

Projects in digital format must be uploaded to the following address:

www.competition.naba.it

or sent by e-mail to:

int.info@naba.it

Paper works must be sent to:

NABA Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti Milano

International Admissions Office

Via Darwin, 20

20143 Milan, Italy