×
Skopje Design Week 2016

23 - 27 November
Public Room - Centre for design and innovation



Deadline for submission: 30 October, 2016
Type: Design for apron print
Award: Scholarship for summer school in Academia Italiana, Florence, Italy, summer 2017.
Prominence: Macedonian designers only
Mandatory materials: The Extraordinary Italian Taste logo download here

OPEN CALL FOR YOUNG GRAPHIC DESIGNERS

Deadline for submission: 30 October, 2016
Type: Design for apron print
Award: Scholarship for summer school in Academia Italiana, Florence, Italy, summer 2017.
Prominence: Macedonian designers only

AWARD
A scholarship for a summer course (4 weeks), to choose in one of the following:
- art & design
- Photoshop
- 3D printing and Rhinocerus
- fashion design
- figurino
- italian products design
- furniture design
sponsored by Accademia Italiana di Firenze, art, fashion, design in Florence in the months June or July 2017.
The scholarship comprises the price of the course.

DESIGN PROPOSALS WHICH ARE NOT AWARDED
Skopje Design Week, Public Room and ICE are not going to use any of the submitted proposals for any other
purposes besides presentation of the same in front of the jury members. After the selection of the best design
all proposal (submitted files) will be deleted by the organizers.
Therefore the organizers of this contest request submission of specific electronic files JPG and PDF.

WHAT DESIGNERS SHOULD HAVE IN MIND WHEN SUBMITTING THE GRAPHIC DESIGN
FOR APRON PRINT

The First Italian Cuisine Week (21st – 27th November) is a worldwide event, organized under the auspices of
the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, for promotion of the Italian gastronomic culture and tradition in its fullest
and richest format, emphasizing the unique diversity of the Italian regions, their history, territory, typical dishes
and ingredients. This year it will take place in over 130 countries in the world and will be celebrated in over
1.000 single events. The office of ICE –Italian Trade Agency in Skopje, as part of the Italian Embassy in Skopje,
in the occasion of the First Italian Cuisine Week in Skopje, 21st – 27th November, 2016 is planning few
promotional activities and events aimed at valorization of the Italian cuisine, culture and design as well as
reinforcement of the image of the products “Made in Italy”.

Skopje Design Week (SDW) is international festival for design and innovation which promotes young talents
from the country, region and entire Europe. The idea behind SDW is to create a memorable creative experience
for all participants and visitors. SDW is a design oriented multidisciplinary platform that aims to affirm the cultural
industry in the region and stimulate active role in creating better business, as well as social and political context
for developing creative potential.

TARGET GROUP
DESIGN CENTRE PUBLIC ROOM become known for its completely different cuisine offer, place that presents
varieties of international cuisines, international guests chefs, implementing culinary workshops with young talents,
etc. On the occasion of the First Italian Cuisine Week in Macedonia, Public Room and ICE –Italian Trade Agency in
Skopje, are organizing an Italian dinner on 21st November in Public Room. Additional promo events will be
organized by ICE around the country. For these events ICE will print different communication materials on which the
same design for the apron will be used.

INSTRUCTIONS HOW TO APPLY
The organizers will value design solutions which will be communicating well with the target audience and will in
best possible way include info of the week of Italian food. There are no limitations in terms of design proposals,
meaning that one person is welcome to submit more than one proposal. The graphic design is main communication
tool with the target groups, it is a face of ICE- Italian Trade Agency, Skopje Design Week and Public Room and has to
reveal the character Italy and the tasty food.

Size of the print:
Maximum size: 300 x 250 mm

Color of the apron:
Black color

Number of colors used in the design:
Minimum 1
Maximum 3 - printing on white color base + 3 pantone colors for the black aprons

Print technique:
Screen printing

Mandatory logos on the front label:
The Extraordinary Italian Taste (download here)

JURY MEMBERS
Mr.Aleksandar Velinovski, director Skopje Design Week
Prof.Walter Conti, head of graphic design depertment, Accademia Italiana, Florence Italy
Ms.Cinzia Bruno, director ICE Skopje

WHAT DO I HAVE TO DELIVER?
All proposals have to be submitted as JPG or PDF files. Save the file as Yourname_Your surname.jpg or
Your name _ Your surname. pdf.
Send the files at contact@publicroom.org and skopje@ice.it by using wetransfer not later than 30 October, 2016.
Do not forget to put your contact details in the email (name, surname, email and phone number).

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION
All design proposals are welcome till 30 October, 2016 sent by using wetransfer to contact@publicroom.org and
skopje@ice.it. By using wetransfer you will get a notification when your files have been downloaded by the organizers.
We highly recommend not waiting till the very last day with your design submission.

QUESTIONS AND INFO
You can address all your questions to SDW management and ICE by contacting us at contact@publicroom.org and
skopje@ice.it.
We are sincerely looking forward of receiving your design proposals!