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    Global Design Awards

    HONOR Talents

    HONOR Talents Global Design Awards is committed to bringing together those at the forefront of youth art. It aims to mobilize the rich resources of the HONOR brand to support, empower and incubate more original forces. The project continues to focus on art design, end product experiential design and new forms of design expression to further the global discourse between art and technology. We hope the world can witness the talents of these young creative minds, and consumers can constantly experience the beauty of technology and art innovation.

    HONOR believes that two things are indispensable in future life, namely technology and art. Tech makes our life more convenient while art makes our life sublime.

    Creation Description

  • Concept

    HONOR Talents have unique eyes and see beauty in everything they see. Besides that, they can sooth the soul with creativity and inspiring inspiration with innovation.
  • 2024 HONOR Talents Design Themes:

    1. Cultural Prosperity · Celebration: A Totem of Renewing Festive Culture
    Create with important traditional cultural elements of various countries, such as Lunar New Year, Mid-Autumn Festival, Dragon Boat Festival, Christmas, Mother's Day, Day of the Dead, Halloween and Eid al-Fitr.

    2. Renewal of life · Return: Contemplate human beings' relationship with all things.
    With sustainable development as the starting point, your creations must incorporate the concepts of environmental protection, biodiversity, energy conservation and emissions reduction within the design details.

    3. Genesis · The Future: Imagine the Innovative World of the Future
    The world of the future will be constructed with the power of technology and art, using creativity and imagination.

    4. City Inspiration · Beauty: The Scenery of Hometown
    The representative elements of your hometown are used to depict the development of your hometown in many fields, including life, culture, and construction.

    5. Panda · Mutual Learning: The International Image of Pandas
    Depict the image of China's national treasure, the giant panda, and make it a messenger to promote international cultural exchanges. This theme cooperates with the Global Panda Illustration Competition as the exclusive global partner for the online collection of the event. Submissions made before 13th of July will be eligible to participate in the selection of the Global Panda Theme Illustration Competition as well as the selection of the HONOR Talents Global Design Awards. Winning entries will have the opportunity to be displayed at the HONOR Flagship Store (Chengdu Wide and Narrow Alley) and Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Base.
  • Design Specification

    The design software used is not limited, and the source files and creative process of all entries must be retained after contest submission. The work needs to ensure the integrity and meet the requirements of relevant laws and regulations. It should be completely original, and have no plagiarism. Please read the design requirements on the [Guidelines for Participation] page carefully before creating. For Race Track categories that use design templates, please be sure to download and use the special design templates provided by the contest, and provide the correct delivery file format and parameters. Contestants can submit entries to multiple categories, but the same work cannot be submitted to multiple categories.
  • Selection Criteria

    Through the fair and professional review process of the HONOR Talents Global Design Awards, we can select the works with the most design, the most innovation and the most market application potential.
    (1) Aesthetics: strong visual impact, reasonable composition and harmonious color.
    (2) Technological Sense: expressing the innovative beauty of combining tech and art.
    (3) Creativity: The design is ingenious and has original elements.
    (4) Applicability: accurate information transmission, suitable for HONOR consumer products, accessory products and MagicOS, etc.
    (5) Conveying power: showing cultural feelings and humanistic connotations.

What do I need to submit?

Download Templates
  • Themes
  • Magic Lock Screen
  • Standby
  • Watches
  • Accessories
  • Art & Technology
Global Design Awards

1. Theme Design

Specification: Dimension: 6000*3000px, Format: jpg, Size: ≤20M.
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2. Overall Visual Design

Specification: Dimension: 6000*3000px, Format: jpg, Size: ≤20M.
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3. Wallpaper Design

Specification: Dimension 6000*3000px, Format: jpg, size ≤ 20M.

4. Animation Design


Specifications: Dimension:1920 x 1080, Format: MP4, Size ≤ 20M.
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5. Icons Design

Specification: Dimension: 6000*3000px, Format: jpg, Size: ≤20M.
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6. Camera Watermark Design

Specification: Dimension 6000*3000px, Format: jpg, size ≤ 20M.

The participants in Themes need to design and upload the above content.
View the detailed entry specifications for Themes.

Global Design Awards

1. Lock Screen Template Design

Specification: Dimension: 6000*3000px, Format: jpg, Size: ≤20M.
Global Design Awards

2. Overall Visual Design

Specification: Dimension: 6000*3000px, Format: jpg, Size: ≤20M.

3. Animation Design

Specifications: Dimension:1920 x 1080, Format: MP4, Size ≤ 20M.

The participants in Magic Lock Screen need to design and upload the above content.
View the detailed entry specifications for Magic Lock Screen.

Global Design Awards

1. Clock Design

Specification: Dimension: 6000*3000px, Format: jpg, Size: ≤20M.
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2. Personalized Signature Design

Specification: Dimension: 6000*3000 px, Format: jpg, Size ≤ 20M.
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3.Overall Visual Design

Specification: Dimension: 6000*3000px, Format: jpg, Size: ≤20M.

4. Animation Design

Specifications: Dimension:1920 x 1080, Format: MP4, Size ≤ 20M.

The participants in Standby need to design and upload the above content.
View the detailed entry specifications for Standby.

Global Design Awards

1. Watch Design

Specification: Dimension: 6000*3000px, Format: jpg, Size: ≤20M.
Global Design Awards

2.Overall Visual Design

Specification: Dimension: 6000*3000px, Format: jpg, Size: ≤20M.

3.Animation Design

Specifications: size 1920 x 1080 px, in MP4 format, size ≤ 20M.

The participants in Watches need to design and upload the above content.
View the detailed entry specifications for Watches.

Global Design Awards

1. Accessories Design

Specification: Dimension: 6000*3000px, Format: jpg, Size: ≤20M.
Global Design Awards

2. Overall Visual Design

Specification: Dimension: 6000*3000px, Format: jpg, Size: ≤20M.

3. Animation Design

Specifications: Dimension:1920 x 1080, Format: MP4, Size ≤ 20M.

The participants in Accessories need to design and upload the above content.
View the detailed entry specifications for Accessories.

1. Animation Design

Specifications: Screen recording or rendered video, Format: MP4, Size ≤ 500M.
Global Design Awards

2. Overall Visual Design

Specifications: Dimension 6,000 x 3,000 px, Format: jpg, Size ≤ 20M.

The participants in Art & Technology need to design and upload the above content.
View the detailed entry specifications for Art & Technology.

    Rights of Award Winners

  • 1. Generous Rewards

    The total prize pool is more than 850,000 RMB, and the winners can get generous cash rewards.
  • 2. Superb Award-Winning Honors

    All winners will receive a certificate of recommendation, with double endorsement from the prestigious industry's top judges and HONOR's official platform.
  • 3. Opportunity for the Work to Be Applied

    HONOR will develop outstanding award-winning works into HONOR's products, bringing innovative experiences to HONOR's global consumers and becoming the "representative works" of the youth.
  • 4. Exhibition Exposure Opportunities

    HONOR collaborates with local and international mainstream media to promote and publicize the event, and will continue to follow the creative stories and personal experiences of the outstanding winners. At the same time, HONOR will bring outstanding works to be showcased all over the world, such as HONOR product launches and brand events, international large-scale exhibitions, international forums and conferences, art exhibitions, etc., to further enhance the social influence of the outstanding talents and their works.
  • 5. Art & Tech China Tour

    The winners will have the opportunity to participate in the “Art & Tech China Tour” organized by HONOR in 2025, where they will visit HONOR's headquarters, visit partner universities and collaborations, and discuss the future trends of design with young talents and experts from all over the world.

    udges and Review Mechanism

  • 1. Judges

    The organizing committee of the contest will invite global authoritative design industry experts to serve as judges, and each contestant will have the opportunity to speak with top international experts.
  • 2. Review Mechanism

    The works uploaded by each contestant will first be reviewed by our staff, and the works that pass the review are eligible to be judged and selected for the awards. The contest's judging includes a round of preliminary judging and a second round of final judging. All online works that have passed the review will be selected by the contest organizing committee and the preliminary judges will assess the works according to their aesthetics, technological sense, creativity, application and communicativeness.

    Notice to Participants

  • 1.Agreement on copyright

    Please read Article 3, "Intellectual Property and Other Rights" of the Terms and Conditions of Participation.
  • 2.Eligibility for Participation

    You need to ensure that your work has not been publicized or published anywhere. This contest will not accept entries that have won awards in other contests.
  • 3.Participation Channels

    Only entries submitted through the official website of the contest and the official partner platforms are accepted for the contest, and other methods such as e-mail will not be accepted.
  • 4.Submission Time

    The submission time is from May 27, 2024 to September 30, 2024, and the submission deadline is September 30, 2024, Beijing time (GMT +8) 23:59:59. After the contest submission deadline, in order to ensure the fairness of the contest, you will not be able to upload, change or delete your work any more.
  • 5.Submission of Participants' Information

    The contest collects information to provide better services to all users. The information could include your username (nickname), user profile picture, author bio, country or city, email address, mobile number, login information (UID) gender, age group, and a brief description of each work you submit. Your user name, e-mail and phone number are collected for the purpose of contacting you in time. Your gender and age group are for the statistics of the contest in order to optimize the contest's user experience and for us to provide better services. Your user profile picture, author bio, country or city will be displayed along with your submitted works.
  • 6.Management of Contest File Entries

    For all entries, please keep the source files of the process drafts and finished drafts. All winning works need to submit their source files. Winning entries which fail to provide editable source design files will be disqualified.
  • 7.Submitted Works Management

    You can modify or withdraw your "non-online" or "non-winning" works by logging in to the website of the HONOR Global Design Awards and visiting "My Gallery". However, if your work has already participated in the contest, and judging is in progress, i.e. the contest "submission deadline" has passed (entering the "judging stage") and the judging hasn't ended, then in order to ensure the contest's fairness, you will not be able to modify or withdraw your uploaded work at this time.
  • 8.Award Information

    All judging results be announced on the official website in early November. Contestants are requested to pay close attention to the official website for the latest developments of the contest. If your entry wins an award, we will contact you primarily by phone or email. If the contestant misses important information or fails to provide timely feedback as required, which affects the judging, award receipt and other matters, the contestant shall be responsible for the consequences.