Klipsch Group Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of premium sound solutions for the consumer and professional markets. With the legendary Klipsch®, Jamo®, and Energy® brands, Klipsch Group collectively offers over 160 years of superior engineering and world-class research and development .
HOW TO ENTER THE COMPETITION
Our founder, Paul W. Klipsch, prided himself on always innovating to create an incredible listening experience using beautiful products. This first edition, for those under the age of 30, has the theme "HERITAGE." Young talents will have to tap into the brand's roots to imagine the products of tomorrow (the look of the products, not the technology inside).
Projects must belong to one of the below categories:
HEADPHONES: Imagine the new Heritage Inspired headphones (on or over-the-ear) in your own voice
During the plenary meeting, a jury of professionals will designate TWO winners in each category.
1ST PRIZE : 5 000€
2ND PRIZE : 2 000€
HOW TO SUBMIT A PROJECT?
The Klipsch Awards are open to:
Students in Engineering
Students in Product Design
Students in Industrial Design
Young talents under 30 years old who graduated from one of the above fields
Participants must have undertaken their studies and lived in one of the following countries:
France, the United Kingdom, Spain and Italy
April 15th, 2019: Call for projects
June 15th, 2019: Final date to submit applications.
End of June 2019 : Two winners per category will be selected by the jury. Winners will be notified by the beginning of July 2019.
WHAT DO WE EXPECT?
To enter, you'll first need to register and upload proof that you're a student or a graduate under 30 years old in one of the qualifying subjects. All applications must be submitted by June 15, 2019, 11:59PM. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Each applicant can propose a project in each category.
Once registered, you'll need to complete our online form. We'd like to see:
A note to describe the project (name, dimensions, materials…)
Sketches and renderings (3 minimum in .PNG, .JPG or.JPEG)
3D – .STEP format
All submissions must be done in English.