Samsung will pay $ 40,000 for the original design of accessories and wallpapers for Galaxy

In honor of its 10th anniversary, Samsung launched a competition with a prize in collaboration with the design magazine Dezeen

fund of $40,000.

What need to do

The competition is held in two categories:Next Mobile+ and Next Mobile Wallpaper. The first is the original design of accessories for Galaxy devices. For example, cases for smartphones and tablets, straps for smart watches, cases for headphones, etc. Samsung emphasizes that these should not only be beautiful, but also useful accessories that expand the functionality of the gadget.

In the Next Mobile Wallpaper category there will benew wallpapers presented. Again, the company wants to see interactive and contextual wallpapers that will have an original design and useful information for the user.

How to participate

Experienced designers, entire teams and students can take part in the competition.

Next Mobile+ category members mustsend accessory design files with a description of the concept and a render or video describing its use. For members of the Next Mobile Wallpaper category - a project in the form of an image, file and APK, as well as visualization on various Galaxy devices with a description.

Applications are accepted until August 4 on the website.Until September 25, the jury will evaluate the works and determine the winners. The awards will take place at the developer conference, which will take place October 29-30 in San Jose, California.


The winners of both categories will receive $10,000. Second and third places will receive a reward of $5,000 and $3,000, respectively. The remaining finalists will each receive $1,000.