An International event on Design and Connected fields by Countryouths International Private Limited, INDIA.
The international Olympiad for Design is the brain child of Suraj kumar and Vikash Singh, a TEAM of social entrepreneurs, NIFT alumni and visionaries to back bone. Suraj and Vikash, under the mentorship of their advisory, Toolika Gupta, a Fashion and Textile consultant, a PhD candidate in history of Art, the University of Glasgow, has envisioned a platform to highlight, advocate and advertise the best of creative minds worldwide along with the sense of sharing resources for mutual convenience.
The vision caters to the fashion and related fields. It intends to provide an impeccable, ethical and cooperative platform to emphasize the excellence of creators, innovators, rule breakers, experimenters and experts of the design fraternity. With the help of Industry and Academia, from across the globe the International Olympiad for Design is all set to come alive.
IOD furnishes a golden screen and a global audience to the students, faculties, trainers, craftsmen, designers and companies with different experience levels, diverse disciplines and markets from all the design sectors to showcase their talent.
The primary aim of the Olympiad is to create a cooperative design fraternity which believes in sharing of resources for betterment of humanity. It is about discovering hidden talents, creating opportunities even at lowest level of society, publicity, PR push and advertisement opportunities for talented while supporting the global design culture, creating incentives for entrants to come up with superior designs, developing research centers, highly interactive forums, setting up of design studios, marketing strategies and placement of products.
International Olympiad for Design is about a premier four years juried design carnival that honors the best design aspirants, best design students, best artisans and house wives, best marketing professionals, best designers, architects, engineers, design studios and design oriented companies worldwide to provide them publicity, fame , recognition and platform for business. International Olympiad for Design is to be organized in every four years internationally in a wide range of categories. Every year, projects that focus on innovation, technology, design and creativity are to be set on platforms making their way to the four year Olympiad.
Realized individuals, organizations and projects find opportunities to get published, reach new markets and meet a wide range of buyers for their existing products, the organization also is to help the creative minds and startups to meet with the business people to realize their product idea, the design aspirants with proper professional training and skill development programs to local artisans who sometime form the basic unit of some of the most demanded products globally.
International Olympiad for Design has a very well developed methodology for choosing the best using rigorous evaluative criteria, blind judging processes, score normalization, cross matching and more, to reward only the best of categories that truly deserve special recognition. The Jury of the International Olympiad for Design is to be comprised of Academics, Professionals, Enterprise and Focus Group members and follow strict guidelines to provide a fair and ethical evaluation. The organization has paved long term ways for every individual as well. The structure of sharing of resources is all set to become a hard-wearing evolution of a new and revolutionary idea among mankind.
Teaming up, participating in the International Olympiad for Design demonstrates the will to innovate, create, experiment, redesign, rethink and the courage to share your resources with others in cooperative growth system. The purpose of International Olympiad for Design is to highlight, advertise & advocate good design, and to provide even its’ lowest members -extensive and intensive publicity, fame and prestige.