Originating Ideas Designing Competition (OIDC – 2018)



About The Event

ORIGINATING IDEAS presents the Originating Ideas Designing Competition (OIDC – 2018) for all those people with the creative bent of mind. You design the poster and we provide the platform for your work to be published. There are cash prizes worth Rs. 3000 and cool goodies to be won.

This contest is open to all those who have the zeal to spread their talent of explaining their story through a design. The designs could be digital or handmade. The designers will be given topics on which they will have to design a picture/poster justifying the topic in the best possible way. Any form of creativity is encouraged. Here is the chance for all of you to bring out the hidden creativity in you and portray it in the most artistic manner possible.

There are two categories of the competition:

  1. Digital Design
  2. Handmade drawing


  • Participants need to email their design to originatingideas@gmail.com.
  • The mail should have the subject OIDC-<Name of the topic>.
  • Participants have to submit their design in both original and jpeg format.
  • Judging criteria: Relevance to theme and Creativity.
  • If you are submitting a handmade drawing, make sure it is in High Definition and properly scanned.
  • You will be responsible for any copyright infringement issue that crops up due to your design.
  • Due credits will be given to the artist and the artist will be mentioned when the picture/poster is published.
  • You need to submit the article before 11:59 P.M. on 20th January.



  1. Meditation
  2. Originating Ideas, Where Ideas Are Developed
  3. Social Media




Event will be Judged By

Ms. Megha Das

She is presently working as a freelance designer with Ministry of Textiles and is the founder of a social startup Amounee. She worked as an Assistant Designer under MANISH ARORA. Having received the Best Academic Award and much more at her college, she has excellent skills in traditional textiles, patterns, and prints. She has even been a versatile player in sports.






Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Who can participate?
    • The contest is open to all age groups and it has to be individual participation only. Team participation is NOT allowed.
    • Also, you need to register beforehand to be a part of the competition.
  2. What is the reward for the winners?
    • The winners will get their design published on Originating Ideas website as well as social media channels, and goodies from Originating Ideas.
    • The winners will get a certificate of merit.
    • The winners shall be awarded prizes worth of Rs. 3,000.
  3. What are the timelines for the contest?
    • Contest begins: January 10th, 2018
    • Contest ends: January 20th, 2018
  4. When can I know the topics for the contests?
    • The topics of the contest will be declared on 10th January 2018 and you will be able to submit your entries latest by 11:59 p.m. on 20th January 2018.
  5. Can I apply in more than one category?
    • Yes, you can apply in both the categories. But in one category you can submit only one entry.
  6. I have more questions which haven’t been answered here, what should I do?

About Originating Ideas

Originating Ideas works to revolutionize the education system with “smart work” rather than “hard work”. We hope to change the paradigms of learning and gaining knowledge and not just information.

For more information, you can visit: www.originatingideas.com/oi/about