Thank you to all of the 2018 submitters! We received 142 submissions from 85 cities in 28 Countries. Every year we are growing and emerging to become a unique and valuable Competition & Exhibition that explores and promotes new talent in lighting design. Thank you for your continued interest and support!
Winners will be announced on September 18th at the L A M P 2018 Opening Gala held at Inform Contract as the kick-off event for IDS Vancouver Offsite! Event goes from 7pm until late.
J U D G I N G P A N E L
B A L A N C E
L A M P has evolved from an annual competition & event to a biannual format. This will provide designers time to fully execute their designs and prototypes for the entry deadline & exhibition.
March 15 - Competition Announced
April 1 - Competition Guidelines Posted
June 1 - Judges & Prizes Announced
June 1 - Submissions Open
August 15 - Early Bird Deadline
December 15 - Final Submissions Deadline
January 1st - Prototype images submitted to confirm completion
January 2nd - Judging commences
February 28th - Panel Judging completes
March 1st - June 1st - People's Choice Voting Online
August 8th 2018 - Competition Finalists Announced
The competition is open to three Categories: Student, Emerging & Established. Entries welcome from all disciplines including, but not limited to: Artists, Industrial Designers and Architects. Please ensure to read eligibility requirements below and submit to the correct category.
Entrant’s business or professional design career has been active for a minimum of 3 years. Entrant is not required to have a business. Entries welcome from all disciplines including, but not limited to: Artists, Industrial Designers and Architects Entries welcome from both Individuals and Teams of any size.
Entrant has launched their business or professional career within the last 3 years. Entrant is not required to have a business. Entries welcome from all disciplines including, but not limited to: Artists, Industrial Designers and Architects Entries welcome from both Individuals and Teams of any size. Entrant must NOT be enrolled in any post-secondary design program.
Entrant must currently be enrolled in a post-secondary design or other artistically inclined program at time of submission. Individuals or teams are welcome to submit.
Download FULL Guidelines for each category using the GREEN buttons below:
P R I Z E S
Student Category: $500 Award & Professional Internship/Mentorship with ANDLIGHT.
Emerging Category: $1,000 Light Resource Award.
Established Category: $2,000 Inform Interiors Grand Prize Award.
Prize Packages for each Category's Finalists also include:
Top 10 Lights of both Emerging & Established Categories to be on physical display at the 2018 L A M P Exhibition & Event in Vancouver, BC. Student finalists will have their designs showcased in print in the coveted L A M P Program.
Social Media coverage of winners through all of L A M P's high-trafficked social media channels.
70% off shipping costs provided by DHL for the top 20 jury picked lights to be exhibited.
Eligibility and consideration for a manufacturing deal through the exciting initiative developed as a partnership between L A M P & Light Resource.