The 2017/2018 Competition is NOW CLOSED for submissions. The Panel Judging has commenced. Thank you to all of the 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!
People's Choice Online Voting will open March 1st.
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 2018 - Competition Finalists Announced
FALL 2018 Date TBD - L A M P #5 EVENT
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.