The "Online Final Evaluation" of the 4th Mingyuan Cup Creative Design Competition was successfully held!


On October 30th, the "Online Final Evaluation" of the 4th PHF Cup International Home Textile Creative Design Competition was successfully held. The meeting connected 13 experts in the field of textile design from across the country to discuss the finalist entries enthusiastically and successfully select the outstanding award-winning works of the competition. The list of award-winning works will be announced on the "PHF Creative Life" WeChat public account. In addition, the Organizing Committee of the competition will hold an award ceremony in December and arrange subsequent exhibitions of award-winning works.

It is understood that since its launch in April, the 4th PHF Cup International Home Textile Creative Design Competition has attracted much attention from the industry. The Organizing Committee received 3,125 entries from 75 domestic and foreign universities and design studios, an increase of 11% compared to the third edition; the number of participants was 2,242, an increase of 17% compared to the third edition, achieving a new high for the competition in terms of both the number of participants and entries for four consecutive years.

The participants in this competition mainly consist of students from design majors at domestic and foreign universities such as Tsinghua University, Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology, Hubei Institute of Fine Arts, Luxun Institute of Fine Arts, Tianjin Institute of Fine Arts, Qingdao University, Shandong University of Art and Design, Wuhan Textile University, Hebei University of Science and Technology, Zhongyuan University of Technology, Shandong Agricultural Engineering University, Zhengzhou Institute of Science and Technology, and Chengdu Textile College, as well as some independent designers and working designers.

The Organizing Committee invited 13 professional judges including Professor Jia Jingsheng from the School of Fine Arts at Tsinghua University, Vice President Ji Xiaofeng of the China Textile and Apparel Education Association, Professor Hou Dongyu from Hebei University of Science and Technology, Professor Liu Xiaoping from Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology, Professor Lu Xi from Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, Professor Chen Xia from Xi'an Fine Arts Institute, Professor Zhu Yule from Tianjin Institute of Fine Arts, Associate Professor Li Zhan from Luxun Institute of Fine Arts, Professor Zhao Jin from Shandong University of Art and Design, Professor Li Xiaolu from Zhengzhou Institute of Science and Technology, Associate Professor Wu Cong from Zhongyuan University of Technology, Professor Mao Linhe from Qingdao University, and Professor Liu Fan from Wuhan Textile University to review the finalist entries and ultimately select 2 gold awards, 3 silver awards, 5 bronze awards, 2 Best Concept Awards, 2 Best Application Awards, and 20 Excellent Awards.

Chen Yizhong, the founder of the competition and chairman of PHF Creative Life, expressed his satisfaction and thanked every participant for their strong support with the words "a fruitful harvest".

Mr. Chen Yizhong said, "The PHF Cup International Home Textile Creative Design Competition has been held for four years, accumulating nearly 10,000 entries and developing into a nationally influential design competition. It has effectively elevated the level of domestic home textile design, strengthened the integration of Chinese household textile design teaching and market practice, and achieved certain social benefits. These achievements are due to the careful preparation of the Organizing Committee and the full commitment of teachers, students, and designers."

He stated that PHF Creative Life possesses the management capabilities of the entire supply chain to the market end, and is capable and willing to provide a soil for everyone. PHF is not only a national pilot park for creative design in textile and clothing, but was also named a doctoral workstation internship base this year. It eagerly hopes to collaborate with teachers, students, and designers from various institutions to establish internship bases and set up graduate and doctoral workstations.

 

Chairman Chen Yizhong emphasized, "We will allow excellent design works to take root and grow in the soil of PHF, bearing fruitful results. I would like to express my gratitude to all cooperating institutions and judges for their noble spirit of 'teachers' benevolence and fragrance spreading far and wide.' PHF will live up to everyone's care and support, do our utmost, and work hand in hand with friends to make the PHF Cup Creative Design Competition a domestic top-level competition."

As the only international fashion home furnishing competition north of the Yangtze River, PHF Cup International Home Textiles Creative Design Competition has been successfully held for three sessions, realizing a high degree of integration between enterprises and universities in production, teaching and research. This year's competition focuses on building a world's leading textile fashion power, actively implements the strategic plan of the textile industry for the 14th Five-Year Plan, takes creative design as the core, technological innovation as the support, excellent culture as the guidance, and brand building as the starting point, vigorously promotes industrial rejuvenation and fashion innovation based on cultural value, aesthetic value, technological value and commercial value, leads the trend of fashion consumption, further meets people's new expectations for a better life, and enhances the fashion voice.