Eyes on Talents Grand Prix Inclusive Design 2022 Eyes on Talents x Paris Good Fashion

Paris, France

PARIS GOOD FASHION X EYES ON TALENTS

CALL FOR COMPETITION

Within the framework of Paris Good Fashion, whose vocation is to co-construct with players in the fashion sector a roadmap to act concretely and progressively transform practices in order to make Paris THE capital of responsible fashion by the time of the 2024 Olympic Games. As part of PARIS GOOD FASHION and in collaboration with APF France handicap, EYES ON TALENTS is awarding Grand Prix Inclusive Design - Design category.

Purpose and theme of the competition

Convinced that there is an urgent need to give visibility to innovative, useful, and aesthetic solutions proposed by creative talents interested in inclusive design, PGF, EOT and APF have joined forces to create the Grand Prix Inclusive Design. The first edition in 2019 was dedicated to « Fashion & Accessories ».

The 2nd edition in 2022 will be dedicated to Design : in relation to the Paralympic Games.

The winners’ projects should contribute to making society more inclusive and supportive of people with disabilities and their families.

The goal of the Grand Prix Inclusive Design – Design category, is to help create a more inclusive society for people with disabilities and their relatives.

Planning

The competition starts on February 1st 2022 at 9:00 am GMT+1.

Participants' projects must be submitted on Eyes on Talents on their owned profile before September 27th, 2022 at 23:59 GMT+1. Submissions sent after this deadline will not be considered.

The winner's project will be chosen between September 27th and 30th, 2022.

The announcement of the results and the awarding of the prize by the President of the Jury will take place between September 30th and October 4th, 2022 during Women's Paris Fashion Week.

Any further changes will be notified to the participants via email.

Particpation

Participation is free and no purchase is necessary to enter or win. Designers/Students worldwide are called to take part in the accolades by entering their best works, projects and products.

The competition is open :

  • designers already present on the platform and having demonstrated a sensitivity for Inclusive
  • Design through past projects,
  • students working on relevant 2022 diploma projects and recommended alumni within schools offering courses that explore the issues of "personal services",
  • any student regularly enrolled in a public or private institution in France, or abroad delivering a Bachelor's or Master's degree.

For her/his project, the particpant must provide digital 3D creations if she/he does not have images of the pieces produced.

Models or prototypes may be presented, but are not obligatory.

The project must include :

  • a complete and detailed description of the concept (research, sketches, etc.),
  • a description of the materials used or envisaged,
  • the definition of the proposed solution and to which handicap.

How to register for the competition - Online registration

Applicants must confirm their participation in the competition on the website www.eyesontalents.com by September 27th, 2022 at 23:59 GMT+1, by filling in their complete profile and their project.

They must ensure that the data entered in their EYES ON TALENTS profile is correct, such as first name, last name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address.

The project dedicated to this competition must include the following title: #GPDIDESIGN

The projects will be confidential within EOT and will therefore only be visible to the members of the competition jury, EOT team and its partners.

Grands Prix Eyes on Talents x Paris Good Fashion - APF France handicap

Thanks to the commitment of APF France handicap, winners of the Grand Prix Inclusive Design will be rewarded with:

  • a 10 000 euros endowment will be offered to the laureates,
  • support for teh development of the project by APF Enterprises and Axians
  • a dedicated communication, provided by Paris Good Fashion and Eyes on Talents

The schools from which the winners come will also be promoted in the communication activities

surrounding the event.

Jury

The jury panel for the competition comprises of renowned professionals from across the globe bringing in a unique experience and thought process. Jury members will assess the entries through our digital platform.

Sophie Hersan - Vestiaire Collective

Isabelle Lefort - Paris Good Fashion

Florentin Letissier - Ville de Paris

Astrid de Montessus - Eyes on Talents

Pascal Morand - FHCM

Xavier Romatet - IFM

Floriane de Saint Pierre - Eyes on Talents

Serge Widawski - APF France Handicap



Eyes on Talents

Eyes on Talents is the digital platform connecting influential & innovative brands to a worldwide community of management & creative talent. Eyes on Talents offers all awarded photographers a dedicated communication towards Eyes on Talents community and brand members.

Eyes on Talents is a partner with Paris Good Fashion, Villa Noailles with the International Festival of Fashion, Photography and Fashion Accessories of Hyères, Design Parade Toulon, Ateliers de Paris, Circulation(s) festival, and many international institutions.

Paris Good Fashion

The Paris Good Fashion movement brings together industry players, brands, designers, and citizens … who are committed to sustainable fashion. Paris Good Fashion’s vocation is to coconstruct with the actors of the fashion sector a road map to act concretely and gradually transform practices in order to offer more responsible fashion by the Olympic Games in 2024.

With a steering committee and working groups, Paris Good Fashion organizes « tanks to action» to define the road map, choose priorities for action, launch a major citizen consultation, organize conference cycles, and mobilize young people and society on the subject of sustainable consumption by soliciting design and creativity.

APF France handicap

APF France handicap is the largest French organization, recognized as being of public utility, for the defense and representation of people with disabilities and their families. APF France handicap has humanist, militant and social values, and a project of general interest, that of an inclusive and supportive society.

AXIANS

Axians est la marque des Technologies de l'Information et de la Communication (ICT) du groupe VINCI Energies. Axians accompagne ses clients – entreprises privées, secteur public, opérateurs et fournisseurs de services – dans l’évolution de leurs infrastructures et de leurs solutions digitales. Au travers d’activités de conseil, de conception, d’intégration et de services, Axians développe des solutions sur mesure, afin de transformer la technologie en valeur ajoutée. Souhaitant promouvoir la mode inclusive, Axians s’engage au côté d’APF France handicap pour l’organisation de cette nouvelle édition du Grand Prix Inclusive Design, en soutenant le lauréat pour la réalisation de son projet.