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Pierre Cardin Young Designers Contest

Pierre Cardin Young Designers Contest Poster Details: The Pierre Cardin Young Designers Contest is launched with the aim of identifying future talent through a competition organized in a series of long-standing partner countries of the house. Any fashion design student will have the opportunity to participate in the competition organized in each of the countries visited by the Cardin house. 

Submission Deadline: October 31 , 2022

Winners Selected: November 16,  2022

Competition Guidelines: The call for applications is open to all senior Fashion design students from any US school of Fashion design. There is no limit to how many students may register. Fashion students of legal age from all over the country who are in the final year of their undergraduate or graduate studies at a school or institute in the USA with official recognition of the validity of higher education may participate.

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About Pierre Cardin: Pierre Cardin, the legendary fashion designer founded his own fashion house in 1950. Pierre Cardin is also considered one of the pioneers of futuristic fashion and is credited with inaugurating the new era of spatial design. Today, Pierre Cardin is run by Rodrigo Basilicati-Cardin, the creator's nephew, who ensure the cardin heritage in fashion industry and make it more responsible.

C-IDEA Design Award

Pierre Cardin Young Designers Contest Poster Details: The C-IDEA Design Award aims to recognize outstanding design with social value, excavate more farsighted, and responsible excellent design forces to help the development of the design industry! The C-IDEA Design Award hopes to create more opportunities for excellent designers to communicate and cooperate with exhibitions, awards ceremonies, and international events.

Submission Deadline: December 20,  2022

Winners Selected: January  2023

Competition Guidelines: All the Designers, Design groups, Design institutions, Teachers of design colleges, Junior college students, Undergraduate Students, and Graduate students can sign up for the C-IDEA Design Award.  Any unpublished and published concept works include mass-produced or marketed products that can participate in C-IDEA Design Award. The works must be the original works created by the competitors recently and it is completely original without plagiarism.

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About C-IDEA INTERNATIONAL DESIGN UNION: C-IDEA publishes articles, discussion forums, and events. C-IDEA provides a gathering platform for professional designers and students alike by producing design competitions, lectures, and exhibits.