Commodities that are already in the market or in the pre-launch stage can be submitted. It should either be already in the market or available by the time the results are released. All submissions must be available for promotional activity.
As SG Mark is an international award, there are no country restrictions for the entry's production, sales or usage. Companies awarded with the Japan Good Design Mark (G Mark), can be exempted from 1st screening when they submit for SG Mark. (Please submit the document of G Mark awarded for our verification)
There are no project-year restrictions for projects submitted for SG Mark.
Applicants can be either the client (i.e. distributor, manufacturer, provider, sponsor, commissioner) or the service provider (i.e. designer). If a designer is submitting the entry, they must either submit it as a joint entry with their client or present a letter of consent from the client to the organiser together with the entry.
To obtain SG Mark, the products/projects should endeavour to embody the following:
|Empathy||Value||Inspiration||Solving problems, improving lives and meeting the needs of users||Contribution of value through its design and user experience||Galvanising and engaging society, community and environment|
|Ethics & Responsibility||Sustainability||Progress||Contribution that realise and/or transform societies, communities, the environment and lifestyles||Production efficiency and use of environmentally-friendly materials||Pioneering the future and presenting strategic value to businesses and communities|
|LIFE Lifestyle/Personal – Business to Consumer||INDUSTRY Business to Business||SOCIAL Education, Medical, Research|
This year's special category of Smart Design aims to promote the process of creating new approaches and solutions to address existing challenges. It is a call to push the boundaries to improve or re-inv ent the way individuals, businesses and government agencies operate, engage and interact.
This may be achieved through but not limited to the use of new technologies. In other words, a Smart Design transforms life, experience and/or processes for the betterment of a larger community.
All Winners of SG Mark will be required to take up the Basic Winner Package of S$3,600 once they have been notified for 2nd screening. Payment of the Basic Winner Package and Publicity Package must be made at least 2 weeks before the 2nd screening.
Please note that any requests for withdrawal is not acceptable upon application and full fee for the Basic Winner Package is chargeable.
|Award-Winner Package ($3600) includes|
|[Add-on] Publicity Package ($1800) includes|
|Multiple Award-Winners Package Discount (includes both Basic and Publicity Package)|
SGD$5,000 each for 3 awards
SGD$4,500 each for 4 awards
SGD$4,000 each for 5 awards
SGD$3,000 each for 6 awards or more
Name of Bank Account: Design Business Chamber Pte. Ltd.
Bank Account No: 712-330794-001
Address: OCBC Bank 65 Chulia Street OCBC Centre Singapore 049513
Bank Name: OCBC
Bank Code: 7339
Bank Branch: 712
Swift code: OCBCSGSG
|Made payable to Design Business Chamber Pte Ltd||4% PayPal charges waived by DBCS|
Bank charges will be borne by the applicant.