Ceramic Tile Design Contest Ceramic Tile Design Contest

"Announcement of the Winners" is postponed to October 7, 2013 from October 1, 2013 Evaluated designs will be announced after performing a producibility test by the production team at the Eskişehir plant.   The October 7, 2013 "Award Ceremony" will be held on October 22, 2013 instead due the holiday. For your information.

Ceramic Tile Contest went underway with the aim of drawing attention to design in the ceramic industry, support young designers and reward successful designs by providing incentive for the ceramic industry.  

Conditions of Participation in the Contest

Second, third or fourth year students of Industrial Product Design and Ceramic Design departments at universities or vocational schools are welcome to participate in the contest. are welcome to participate in the contest. Participants are required to certify that they have been a student in the above-mentioned departments six months prior to the date of their submission.
Group participation will not be allowed. Individual applicants will be accepted.
It is a requirement that the designs have not been previously exhibited in any medium and taken part in any other contest.
The Ceramic Tile Design Contest is a single-stage contest.
A contestant may enter the contest with multiple designs. 

Place and Date of Design Submissions

ontestant must deliver their designs that are placed in envelops in person or send via mail/cargo/courier serviceto YURTBAY SERAMİK headquarters by 5:00 p.m. on 6 September 2013, which is the deadline for submissions. Deliveries must be done prior to the deadline. The participant is responsible for late delivery.


   * 5,000 Turkish liras for the winner
   * i-Mac Desktop Computer for the runner-up
   * i-Pad Mini for third place

Design Rights

As per the “Decree-Law No.554 Pertaining to the Protection of Industrial Designs in Force as from June 27,1995”, all participants except those who are shortlisted, are entitled to apply to the Turkish Patent Institute to protect their “new and distinctive” designs with which they entered the contest and obtain an “Industrial Design Registration Certificate” for their designs. Participants who wish to do so may apply to the Turkish Institute of Patents at Hipodrom Street No. 115 (06330) Yenimahalle/Ankara. If desired, contestants can make an application to the Turkish Patent Institute at the Hipodrom Caddesi No: 115 (06330) Yenimahalle/Ankara address.

Contest Schedule

   Contest Announcement 1 July 2013* 
   Deadline for Designs Submissions 6 September 2013* 
   Jury’s Evaluation 15 September 2013 * Announcement of Winners 7 October 2013*

   * Award Ceremony  22 October 2013

For information:

Tel: 0 216 327 99 99 – 242
E-mail: pazarlama@yurtbay.com.tr



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