Trophy Design Competition

KPMG and Nation Media Group would like to create a new look for the Kenya Top 100 Survey Awards trophy (100 trophies), and the Special Categories trophy (15 trophies).

The new trophy designs will need to convey high levels of creativity, energy, impact and embody the concept of ingenuity and innovation and reflect the objectives of the Kenya Top 100.

The Kenya Top 100 are an eco-friendly group.

Competition Guidelines:

  • The Kenya Top 100 Trophy Design Competition is open to all aspiring designers and professional designers based in Kenya.

  • All designs must be original works that have not been used in any previous competitions.

  • Entries must be free from any form of property rights obligation nor the designs infringe any third party's rights including but not limited to copyright, logo, trademark, trade names, or other rights that construed ownership both in private and public display.

    Designs requirements:

  • The trophies should look and feel valuable.

  • They should be relatively easy to make and easy to manufacture. Overly costly materials should as much as possible be avoided.

  • The trophies, as an outcome of design, should be durable, weather and impact proof.

  • Trophy designs should have broad appeal and should avoid controversial subjects or symbols that are likely to offend and/or are deemed inappropriate.

  • Design may be bases of wood, metal, or any other material which has a fixed form.

  • Do not use materials which will change form when aged, heated, etc;.

  • The design must stand on a flat surface.

  • Avoid designs that are excessively heavy, or that have bits that may fall off and need re-attaching;

  • The trophies must be no larger than 12 by 10 inches and no smaller than approximately 10 by 8 inches. Any submissions over the maximum dimensions will be disqualified;

  • Designs should be preferably in 3-D. Where digital submissions are made to complement the isometric submissions, make sure the image is in the correct file type (jpeg, gif, or pdf), is formatted and labeled according to the guidelines;

  • The designs must have a space where award category and award winner can be printed on.

  • Participants may submit more than one design for each category.

  • Environment friendly concepts will have added advantage

  • Design must be drawn in an A3 size drawing board

  • Scale: actual / full size drawing

  • Isometric must be rendered with watercolor

  • Design specification must be written in a separate sheet (could be typewritten or handwritten)

    The owner/s of the winning entry/s will be notified directly and winning entries will become the property of KPMG and Nation Media Group.

    The winners will also be acknowledged during the Kenya Top 100 Survey Awards Dinner.

    Prize: Kshs 55,000

    Submission Deadline: 12 June

    For more information and application, visit: Trophy Design Competition Website

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