Entry Types

Spark welcomes all types and disciplines of Design. If you don’t find your work specifically mentioned, you can still take part!

We’ve simplified our categories into 8 major groups. Within those you’ll find many sub-categories, if you click on the link at the bottom of each group’s landing page.

Core Categories

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

Student Design
All disciplines are welcomed. Now includes MAKR and PROTO Design

Health, Medical & Universal Design
All medical & health-related devices, systems, infrastructure and facilities
Concept, Prototype & Pre-production
Engineering Design

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

Spaces Design
Buildings
Public Architecture
Residential
Interior design & architecture, living spaces
Community planning & design
Concept, Prototype & Pre-production
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
Concept, Prototype & Pre-production
Engineering Design

Experience & Service Design
All disciplines may enter
Concept, Prototype & Pre-production

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

And Announcing The Brand New:
Spark CleanTech Design Award