CREATIO – Fifth Annual Design Competition – World Industrial Design Day – June 29, 2016

May 27, 2016 – June 26, 2016 all-day
Vidyadarshan Team
011-3056 2000

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In alliance with S.S. Rana & Co.


‘CREATIO’TM: The Design Competition

On the occasion of

World Industrial Design Day – June 29, 2016.

On the occasion of World Industrial Design Day, Vidya Darshan Rana Charitable Trust in alliance with S.S. Rana & Co. is organizing ‘CREATIO’TM the Fifth Annual Design Competition.

Internationally observed on June 29th, World Industrial Design Day aims to promote the profession of industrial design by highlighting the ways in which it contributes to the improvement of economic, social, cultural and environmental quality of life throughout the world.

CREATIO-Fifth-Design-Competition-June-29-2016.a. ‘CREATIO’TMThe Design Competition

‘CREATIO’TM invites young creators to create new designs and aims to educate people, raise awareness and provides a platform for all to exhibit their talent.

b. Participate in ‘CREATIO’TM and get a chance to

  • Win recognition, acclaim and acknowledgement.
  • Register your design with the “Indian Patent Office” and become proud owner of theIntellectual Property Asset.*1 We shall assist you in filing and prosecuting the designapplication on a pro–bono basis.

c.   Themes:

This year International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (ICSID) has chosen the theme of “Youth in Design” to motivate the intellectual creators to come forward and create some innovative industrial design.

Following the same path ‘CREATIO’TM invites you to come up with any industrial designs which may relate to any field including Textile & fashion, Furniture, Household goods (including kitchen appliances), Home décor (interiors and accessories), Pottery, Jewelry, Games, toys & sports or any other new design which would help to redefine the industry.

d. Rules and Guidelines

  • Participation in the competition is free of charge.
  • The design submitted should be original work of the participant and shall not infringe the Intellectual Property Rights of any third party.
  • Entries previously sent and awarded in other Design competitions shall not be considered eligible and will face immediate disqualification.
  • A participant can submit more than one design; however separate entry has to be made for each design.
  • Joint submission (only up to 2 designers) shall be acceptable.
  • Design can pertain to any 2-dimensional or 3 dimensional article.

e. The Process

  • Each participant must register online and upload his/her design.
  • Participants are encouraged to submit different “views” of the design to give the Judges a fair idea of their creation.
  • The design should be uploaded in either pdf or jpeg format, the image of the design thus submitted should not exceed 10 MB size.
  • In case of a working model, the participant may upload the photographs of the same.
  • As the registration formalities are completed, a unique “Registration Number” will be promptly provided to all the participants.
  • The Registration Number shall be used for all future correspondence. Separate entry is required to be made for each design.
  • The last day to submit the entry is June 24, 2016. Entries received after the deadline will not be eligible for the competition.
  • Responsibility to comply with the guidelines and other conditions fully lies with the participants and neither Vidya Darshan Rana Charitable Trust nor S.S. Rana & Co. shall be held liable for any dispute raised by the third party.
  • All entries are to be uploaded at the following site only: . No physical form shall be accepted.
  • Qualified design experts and judges will then select the best design following which the winners will be announced in IPConnect, S.S. Rana & Co.’s weekly newsletter on June 30, 2016.

f. The Judges

  • All entries shall be judged by a panel of intellectual property experts and design Professionals and the winners shall be selected by a consensus of the Judges.
  • The Judges’ decision shall be final and binding on all participants.

g. Evaluation Criteria

Entries will be judged on the basis of:

  • Aesthetics
  • Visual Appeal
  • Originality & innovativeness
  • Clarity of the design
  • Industrial Applicability

The Prize
Awards will be given for three best designs by the Judges- “Master’s Choice”

  • The winner, selected by the Judges, will be awarded with a “Magical Creator of the Year” award along with a cash prize of INR 7,500 , a certificate and assistance on a pro bono basis for getting his/her design registered with the Patent Office.
  • First and Second runner ups would be presented with INR 5,000 and INR 2,500 respectively along with certificates;
  • In case of a tie, the prize money would be equally distributed among the winners.

This is our small endeavor to raise IP awareness in India and help the grassroot innovators, artisans, creators and designers to realize their true potential by providing a national platform to them.

h. Exhibeo ‘CREATIO’TM

Vidya Darshan Rana Charitable Trust may conduct an exhibition of all the selected, finalists and winner’s entries.

Follow this link to submit your entries:

For further information feel free to call us at +91-11-3056 2000 write to us at

NOTE: The competition intends to provide a platform to the students to share their creativity in the arena of industrial designs. The decision of the Judges shall be final. The organizers of the competition reserve all rights to change the date of announcements of the results and/or the date of announcements and publication of the results. The organizers also reserve the rights to withdraw any or both categories of awards if the entries thus received do not meet the aforesaid criteria. The organizers also reserve all the rights for exhibiting the selected designs, due credit in this regard shall be given to the designer(s). In case of a joint entry the prize money mentioned above is to be divided among the designers, no separate recognition except certificate is to be given to the joint designers.

Notwithstanding anything, in any circumstances the aforesaid rules or any statement cannot be challenged, the organizer reserves all the rights to change or modify the rules.

NOTE – 1 *This does not apply to the design sent for this competition

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