IIID – International Institute for Information Design

logo2014aFocus of the Call for SubmissionsThe IIID award will recognize outstanding work done in the field. The breadth of information design has led us to develop 15 categories of awards, focused on specific topic areas. They include:

Healthcare
Information design that makes physical, social and mental well-being possible.

Financial
Submissions should focus on money matters including: economics, personal financial management, banking and investments.

Wayshowing
Navigation in unfamiliar environments.

Traffic and Public Transport
Ensuring people get where they need to go by foot, underground, bike, car, bus, airplane, boat…

Social Affairs
Projects that make a positive, tangible, impact on a specific population.

Emergency / Safety
Ensuring hazards are properly identified and avoided, and the consequences when they’re not.

Corporate Design and Communications
Helping companies/businesses to fully and completely express themselves and what they have to offer.

Didactics
Projects that focus on educational or instructional information design.

Products and Services
Projects making products and services accessible, understandable and beneficial for the users.

Editorial
Submission related to media, journalism and writing.

Universal Design
Information design that creates an inclusive environment.

Future Concepts
New and innovative projects. Something that makes us wish we had thought of it first!

Research
Methods and tools for information design.

Sustainability
Focused on the relevance of ecological issues and impact on natural resources as well as “green” design practices for information design.

Student Work
Open to those who are studying to be information designers with no restriction on the theme of the submission.

The international jury is composed of experts from their respective fields. Each jury member and its team will review all the entries in their category and select the top five shortlisted submissions. The shortlisted submissions will be evaluated by the entire jury to determine the category winner and honourable mentions.

More information : http://www.iiidaward.net

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