BASICS - 14th International Design Contest Trieste Contemporanea

Set up in 1995, the Trieste Contemporanea International Design Contest is advertised every two years by the Trieste Contemporanea Committee and it is open to designers from the 17 Central Eastern European Countries adehering to the CEI and from the Baltic Countries, Austria, Kosovo, Germany and Turkey.

Becontree Estate August Residency


Sunday 8th August - Monday 30th August 2021

Application deadline: 

Wednesday 28th July 6pm 

3 bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen, living room, generous garden


Hypha Studios & Becontree Forever are looking for a creative practitioner to live in & make use of this house to develop their practice, explore new ideas or create a new project. The space is provided for free* along with an artist fee & small grant towards your public event or community engagement.


Online + print magazine, art blog, artist registry

Magazine, Blog, Artist Registry

​We are looking for colorful, cheerful, empowering visual art (painting, mixed media, sculpture, digital, photography ...). Unfortunately, we cannot accept video. With this magazine we want to give artists from all over the world the possibility to show and promote their art and for people to get to know you and your story. Everyone is welcome: self-taught, beginners, emerging, mid-career, establised, young, old.

The magazine feature serves to introduce you to the readers and focusses on your artworks. The blog seves to get to know you better and to give an honest account of your art journey, setbacks, success and experiences. ALL submissions will be considered for our permanet artist registry. 

jumpthegap® Roca International Design Competition

jumpthegap®, Roca’s international design competition, has always had a forward-looking approach, seeking to promote the creativity and talent of students and professionals to devise creative, innovative and radical products through a multidisciplinary and intercultural vision.

However, the concept of the future has now changed. We are currently facing different challenges as individuals and as a society. Some of them are unexpected, such as those caused by the pandemic. Others are of growing and vital importance, such as preserving the planet we live on, supporting its diversity, or fighting poverty and hunger…

Folklore and Traditions


Call for Exhibition - Accepted media: Photography, Digital Visual Design, Video

Group Exhibition in Rome or Milan city, Italy. October 2021

FREE ENTRY Photographers, Visual Designers and Video artists are invited to submit 1 to 3 works addressing the theme.

anonymity in design

Empowerment, resistance, rebellion, protection, mystery, invisibility, negligence, discrimination - the concept of anonymity touches a wide spectrum of subjectivities that profoundly affects the perception of our own and others’ identities.

Sometimes a conscious choice, other times a forced imposition, the state of being anonymous directly reflects the political and social forces within any paradigm, thus making it intrinsically related to the field of design and its subsequent impact.

As we explore the forces that shape and motivate the connections between design and identity, anonymity represents a way to read and write the future of individual and collective action in design.


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