Forth Kokka Print Textile Award “INSPIRATION”

In our 4th textile award we ask you to set your own theme with fresh and creative ideas and design unique textiles based on the theme.

★Application period
From May 1st to June 30th, 2015.
July 30th, 2015
※The winning announcement will be made at our official website:
★Award ceremony
August 22nd, 2015

Prizes will be the following:
Grand Prize 1  Runner-Up 1  Special Nominees 5
★Prize money
Grand prize is 200,000 Yen
Runner-up : 100,000 yen
Grand Prize winning design will be produced by Kokka Co.,Ltd. and the winner will receive a fabric royalty contract.

Sudou Reiko (Textile designer)
Masaru Suzuki (Textile designer)
Masafumi Arita (Textile designer)
Masahiro Tobita (Textile designer)
Minagawa Makiko (Textile designer)

★Sponsor Kokka Co., Ltd.

★Entry prerequisites
The contest is open to students, professionals and non-professionals in any age or nationality.
The textile designs must have never been released.
Designs must be submitted in fabric or paper format.
In the case of graphic design or photographs, designs must be supposing to be made into fabrics.
Your portfolio must be in an A2 or A3 size folder and include the followings:
1. At least 2 designs
2. Examples of products/images of the design being used
※ We will not accept submissions that do not meet the size requirement.

Please fill out the Application form on our website with all information below and send to Kokka Co., Ltd. Textile Award Department.
(name, post code, address, phone number, cell phone number, e-mail address, sex, age, employment, and description of your design)
Please note that your portfolio cannot be returned once submitted.
We guarantee that we will not use the designs for means outside of the contest, and we will not give or sell the designs to a third party.

Kokka Co., Ltd. will retain rights to the winning design; we are unable to return the submitted work.

★Application format
Please click here to download the PDF. (A4 size/ PDF)
You need to have Adobe Reader to open up PDF file.

★Mailing address
Kokka Co., Ltd. Textile Award Department
Tel: +81-6-6201-2572
Administrator: Yuto Tachibana

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