The Spark mission is to promote better living through better design. The criteria are the same for all Spark competitions: does the design “Spark,” i.e., innovate, change the game and in some way help humanity or the environment we live in. The Spark founders believe Design is an important, relevant tool to help build a better world. We feel that Design and designers act as catalysts, addressing problems and improving our lives and our Earth.
Spark is about Change—designed change. Change for the better: studied, researched, cognizant of criteria like sustainability, suitability, efficiency, context, inventiveness, universality—and yes, beauty and joy.
Ultimately, one must ask why this is important. Commerce is important, but it is a means to an end. We might call the real goal “betterment.” Better lives, better health, better water, better air. Great design can help us get there. Do your part—make designs that make a difference. We’ll help.
The Spark Design Awards—the modern design competitions.