‘Tis the Season for Last-Minute Competition Entries and CE Courses
Designers who expect to have some extra time on their hands this holiday season should be sure to check out our regularly updated online competitions listings. Several major contests have deadlines coming up in the New Year, including:
Selected designers win a spot to display their prototypes at next May’s International Contemporary Furniture Fair, where they’ll get help connecting with potential manufacturers, retailers, and the press.
Submission deadline: January 15
Red Dot Design Awards
The prestigious international awards are now soliciting entries from product designers.
Registration deadline: January 22; “early bird” registration: December 4
Next Generation Design Competition
Our annual design ideas competition. This year we’re asking entrants to provide one small (but brilliant and elegant) fix for the designed environment.
Submission deadline: January 29
And if you’re a New York–area architect who’s been putting off those pesky continuing-education courses until the last minute, fear not: the Center for Architecture is putting on its annual Procrastinators’ Days next week, where you can earn up to 22 HSW AIA/CES credits over three days. Register at aiany.org/procrastinators.
Don’t forget that architects and interior designers can also earn continuing-education credits just by reading Metropolis stories. (Well, okay, you have to fill out a multipe-choice quiz too.) Check out Metropolismag.com/ce for the latest courses.