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The OWP Brillen company has created glasses collections of international quality ever since its establishment in 1947. A total 75 percent of our production is designated for export. We have our own subsidiaries in Germany, France, Austria, the Netherlands and the US, as well as sales representatives in 42 countries worldwide.

To continuously accommodate our international orientation, we make substantial investments in product development, technology, logistics and service. In this way we can always respond to the needs of diverse markets and target groups.

Our well-balanced portfolio of our own two, well established, private labels OWP and Metropolitan and the brand Mexx ensure the successful sales of our collections. OWP is therefore considered one of the top suppliers in the industry today, and has earned its reputation among opticians throughout the world as a creative, highly innovative company.

 

DEADLINE:

31.07.2018

THE DESIGN CONTEST

WINNERS FROM 2015

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THE CONCEPTS

The goal of this contest is to identify and honor creatively innovative product ideas in the area of corrective frames and sunglasses.

 

- The contest is geared toward university-level students in programs of study that emphasize creativity or graduates who have completed.

 

- The design concepts draw on and expand upon the latest trends in fashion and design. The contestants are free to design frames for women or men. With respect to the choice of materials, contestants should use materials that are processed on an industrial scale.

 

- Previously published works may not be submitted. All personal data will be handled in strict confidentiality, not transmitted to third parties and destroyed after the contest is over. OWP Brillen GmbH is responsible for the technical and organizational administration of the design contest.

 

- Contest participants grant their consent to make their works available for purposes of publication and exhibition. The Contest Organizer reserves the right to make minor alterations to design form (especally in respect of feasibility and

correct product technology).

 

- The copyright remains the property of the contest

participants. All designs not awarded or not purchased shall remain property of the designers. With the contest entry, the designer declares his or her full acceptance of all terms and conditions of the Request for Proposals (RFP).

 

 

TIMELINE

2017 December

Publication of the contest terms and conditions; notfication to universities

 

2018 July / 31

Closing date to submit contest entries

 

2018 October

Meeting of the Jury

 

2018 November

Prize-winners announced

 

2019 January

The winning contest entries and selected drawings will be displayed at the OPTI 2019 trade show in Munich.

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The design concepts

should take into account:

 

1. Technical feasibility / producibility

2. Choice / combinations of materials and creative implementation

3. Wearability of the frames

4. Correctness of product technology / functionality

 

 

 THE ENTRIES WILL BE EVALUATED

BASED ON THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:

 

1. Idea and conceptualization

2. Preliminary analytical and conceptual work

3. Creativity and design quality of the methods used to achieve the result

4. Visual implementation and result and / or technical execution

 

 

Three prizes will be awarded:

 

1st Prize: € 2,000.00 or, alternatively, a 4-week internship in the OWP Design Department including travel, accommodations and board.

2nd Prize: €1,000.00

3rd Prize: € 500.00

 

If a design is used in a collection (regardless of prize level), the creator will be paid a fee customary in this line of business in exchange for assigning the rights of use.

 

 

Submission packages must include:

 

1. One completed application form inclusive of a summary description of the designer‘s intention.

 

2. Design plan, in hard copy format on DIN A4-size paper and in electronic format as a PDF on CD/DVD, 300 dpi resolution. Each format must contain the drawing, which shows the front view, side view and top view.

 

3. Optional: Mock-up (model) of the entry and explanatory sketches and photographs.

SEND TO:

OWP Brillen GmbH

Attn.: Frau Sandra Ribeiro

Spitalhofstr. 94

94032 Passau

Germany

THE

JURY

Alfredo Häberli

Designer

Zurich

Vicky Heiler

Fashion Blogger

Vienna

Christian Metzler

Photographer &

collector of vintage eyewear

Werner Paletschek

Managing Director

OWP Brillen GmbH

Dagmar Hagen

Head of Design

OWP Brillen GmbH

Sandra Ribeiro

Senior Designer &

Creative Director

OWP Brillen GmbH

Daniela Wenzl

Product Manager

OWP Brillen GmbH