Entry Types

Spark welcomes all types and disciplines of Design. We have ten major design categories.
Within those you’ll find many sub-categories. If you are not sure which category your work
belongs in, drop us a note—we’re happy to help.

Pro Categories

Graphic Design
Identity, logos
Print & publishing
Branding, advertising, marcom, collateral, outdoor & direct mail
Wayfinding, informational kiosks & terminals
Infographics

Health, Medical & Universal Design
For all medical & health-related devices, systems, infrastructure and facilities
Engineering Design

Product Design
Leisure, sports, health & outdoor recreation
Industrial & consumer tools & equipment
General consumer goods & appliances
Kitchen & bath
Engineering Design
Wearables
Textiles
Wall & Floor Coverings

Spaces Design
Buildings
Public Architecture
Residential
Interior design & architecture, living spaces
Community planning & design
Engineering Design

Transport & Mobility Design
Vehicles: cars, trucks, motorcycles, e-bikes, bicycles, autonomous, interiors
Aviation: aircraft, aircraft interiors, accessories
Marine
Space
Mass transit & transportation
Infrastructure & planning
Engineering Design

Concept Pro
For Professional Designers In All Disciplines

Experience & Service Design
For Professional Designers In All Disciplines

Digital Design
UX, UI, IXO & HCII,
Web and interactive
Apps, programs & software
Games, motion, broadcast, film & video
Virtual Reality

Packaging Design
For Professional Designers In All Disciplines

Student Categories

Spring Semester
For Student Designers In All Disciplines

Fall/Winter Semester
For Student Designers In All Disciplines