Friday, 23 April 2021 13:27

Realme kicks off second global wallpaper design contest


The global wallpaper design contest invites its users and young people, especially design students, to co-create wallpapers for the latest Realme 8 5G phone. Winners are set to receive a cash prize up to US$10, 000.

Chinese mobile brand Realme has kicked off its second Global Wallpaper Design Contest, inviting users, designers and design school students globally to co-create wallpapers for the latest Realme 8 5G phone under the theme “Designing Infinity”.

According to Realme, the winners will be able to see “their work reach Realme users worldwide.”

They will also receive a cash prize of up to US$10,000, and be invited to work alongside Realme designers worldwide or virtually as part of a three-month internship.

The global contest is open for online submissions until June 21, 2021, and Realme users around the world are invited to cast their votes on their favourite designs throughout this period.

The top 200 designs favoured by users will then be reviewed by a Realme executives: Naoto Fukasawa (pictured), Special Product Design Director; GRAFFLEX, a Korean graphic designer and Art Director of Realme Design Studio; Paco Xiao, Design Director; Chase Xu, Chief Marketing Officer; Derek Wang, Chief Products Officer; and Madhav Sheth, CEO of India & Europe.

All entries will be judged based on their creativity and storytelling around the core theme, and their aesthetics and reflection of realme’s “Dare to Leap” spirit. A total of 53 final winners and their work will be announced on July 12, 2021. Further details on submission entries, voting rules and prizes can be found on the competition webpage.

According to Realme, the annual Global Wallpaper Design Competition “provides a platform for users and young people around the world to unleash their imagination and co-create with Realme to bring trend-setting designs to the global community.”

The mobile brand says the inaugural competition in 2020 attracted over 7,500 quality wallpaper designs from more than 5,500 participants in China, India, Indonesia, Thailand and Spain. Over 138,000 Realme users around the world participated in the voting process.

Chase Xu, Realme CMO, commented: “We aim to empower our young users and the community by giving them a voice in Realme’s next new creation. The contest is the latest of our many initiatives to co-create with them, and bring to life their boldest ideas and creative spirit.”

“Realme encourages people to explore their visual environment and unleash their artistic potential, similar to how we empower the younger generation to embrace their unlimited abilities and dreams”, he said.

“Through this contest, we hope to celebrate the young and creative minds of the world, providing them with a global platform to flex their creative muscles and bring designs loved by our users to the community”, he concluded.

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