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ENTRY

SUBMISSIONS

Submissions should be creative experiments, works and inventions that stem from powerful collaborations between digital and physical fabrications. These submissions can encompass physical products, art, architecture, or intangible projects such as performing arts, events, workshops and experiments.

A condition of entry is that the submitted work be in its completed/operational form created with digital fabrication tools and are not left in its conceptual phase of the design plan or proposal. Submissions can be something that has already been launched, or yet to be unveiled.

Examples of Fab machines to make your work

3D printer, laser cutter, UV printer, digital sewing machine, cutting machine, CNC milling machine, CNC router and electronic tools.

Examples of software to make your work

3D Modeling & Design Software, 2D Design & 2DCAD Software

  • Laser cutter
  • Digital sewing machine
  • Cutting machine
  • Electronic kit
  • 3D printer
  • UV printer
  • CAM
  • CAD
  • 3D APP

SCHEDULE

schedule

schedule

Entry Period
August 1st, 2017 - October 31st, 2017 at 12:00 noon (Japan Time)
Initial Screening Results Announcement
Notification of Initial Screening Finalists will be by mid December.

Announcement of Winners
Early January 2018
Award Ceremony
Early February 2018
Exhibition of Awarded Works
Early February 2018

CATEGORIES

  • STUDENT

    STUDENT

    This category is only eligible for those who are enrolled in an university or a vocational college at the time of entry. There are no age or nationality entry restrictions.

  • GENERAL

    GENERAL

    There are no age or nationality restrictions to this category therefore is open to anyone of interest whether it be individuals or corporations.

JUDGES

AWARDS

  • Trophy/ 1000 USD

  • Trophy/ 500 USD

  • Award Certificate / 300USD

  • Award Certificate / 300USD

  • Award Certificate / 1000USD

  • Award Certificate

Those who are awarded will automatically gain eligibility to exhibit their awarded projects at the Exhibition of Awarded Works held in early February of 2018.
The special prize will be chosen from those applied for the “HAPTIC DESIGN Award”.

SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Expands the possibilities of digital fabrication.

  • Has the potential to revolutionize people’s lives and society.

  • Is based on original ideas that challenge existing norms.

HOW TO ENTER

  • Join Loftwork.com

    Join Loftwork.com

    Entries for these awards should be submitted on Loftwork.com, a creators’ portal site run by Loftwork Inc. Entrants will need to create their own Loftwork.com user account (free of charge) to submit their entry.

  • Read Entry Kit

    Read APPLICATION RULES

    Make sure to read the APPLICATION RULES before submitting online.

  • Submit your entry

    Submit your entry

    There is no limit to the number of entries you may submit. If submitting multiple entries, please prepare an entry form for each submission.

WHAT YOU NEED TO PREPARE

1

Photos

One main photograph of the submitted work *Required
Two supplementary photos *Optional

※Accepted image formats: JPEG, GIF, PNG
※Recommended image size is around 10MB

2

Video introducing your submission (no more than 5 minutes)

If privacy settings are set so as to require a password for viewing, please be sure to include the password on the entry form. *Optional

3

Explanation of your submission

Please include an explanation of the concept of the work, the creation process, and the specifications.
You can see the text you need to prepare from here.

Online Application
Please note that your session may timeout if you stay on the entry form for a long period of time. It is recommended to first save the contents you wish to register onto the entry form offline and then submit the form.

Submission Photo
After the submission deadline, the main submission photo will be featured on this website. Choosing to keep the image private is also an option. For further information, please refer to the entry form.