New ideas contest on Desall.com: EMERGENCY, SOS Design and Desall invite you to design Spaces, Products and Services to meet lifestyle and medical needs in regions affected by war.
Competition of ideas for Spaces, Products, Services and desires of life and care in affected areas, devastated and conditioned by war.
Spaces, Products, and Services which would solve, contain, facilitate, and emphasize practical, psychological, relational, cultural aspects of shaped by conflict - this can be severe and widespread conflict, such as those in Afghanistan and Iraq, or more contained, insidious conflicts, like those that can be found in parts of Italy.
Submissions capable of informing a concept (abstract), a solution (practical), or a process (conceptual) that could aid treatment, protection, assistance, preservation, information, analysis, transportation, connection and payment (and so on) in severely contexts affected by war.
For more info: http://bit.ly/DesignAgainstWar
Deadline: 27th June 2019 (1.59 PM UTC)
Community vote: 27th June 2019 - 12th July 2019
Jury Vote: from 27th June 2019
Winner announcement: approximately by September / October 2019
Participation is free of charge and open to all creative people (at least 18 years old).
Check out the official contest page for members of the jury.
EMERGENCY is an independent and neutral non-governmental organization, founded in Italy in 1994 to provide free, high-quality medical and surgical treatment to victims of war, landmines, and poverty. EMERGENCY promotes a culture of peace, solidarity, and respect for human rights.
SOS Design is a fundraising and brainstorming program founded in 2001 by Biba Acquati, Lucio Lazzara and Massimo Bruto Randone, conceived in order to support non-profit organizations such as EMERGENCY.
Desall.com is an open innovation platform dedicated to the world of design and innovation, which has decided to support EMERGENCY with this initiative, offering its own resources Desall offers businesses a tool for participatory development, one that involves the global community in the creative process. Desall.com currently works with over 100,000 creatives from over 200 countries across the world.
Cumulus International Association of University and Colleges of Art, Design and Media is the only organization in the world which offers training and research in the field of art and design. It is a forum for collaboration and exchange of knowledge and good practice. Cumulus currently works with 280 members from 56 different countries.
Association for the Industrial Design.
“Design against war” is a project by SOSDesign, devised for EMERGENCY and promoted and supported by Desall and Cumulus, under the patronage of ADI (Associazione per il Disegno Industriale - Association for the Industrial Design).