Kingston has announced a creative alliance with CSD, a leading brand of face masks, for a one-of-a-kind initiative, the Kingston x CSD APAC Mask Design Competition.

Kingston x CSD 1Centered around the theme of ‘There’s Strength in Memory,’ Kingston and CSD call upon all creative minds across markets to unleash the power of memories, a new initiative aimed at inspiring people to come up with face mask designs based on enchanting memories and life experiences. Winners stand a chance to win exciting prizes worth up to USD $14,400.

A collaboration echoing the singular vision ‘There’s Strength in Memory’

Kingston and CSD have worked for years, creating quality products that have become part of everyone’s daily life. The partnership is a result of a shared vision as both believe that during this unprecedented time, our memories have the power to hold us together and give us immense strength like nothing else.

An opportunity of a lifetime– ‘Kingston x CSD APAC Mask Design Competition’ 

Creative folks can get a chance to win prizes worth up to USD $14,400, consisting of cash prizes, Kingston products, self-designed face masks, trophies, and certificates. Depending on the categories, the artwork submitted by the participants will be judged based on two criteria.

First, 3 Colors Creativity, which emphasizes creative interpretation of the theme and quality of artistic composition allowing up to three colors.

Second, Unlimited Colors, which underscores the use of colors and overall impression of the art as well as allows color gradients.

Timeline and Awards

  • Submission of artworks/design: November 24, 2020 – December 24, 2020
  • Announcement of results: February 9, 2021

Fan Favorite Awards: Top 5 winners per category will get a product package from Kingston and CSD (market price approx 300 USD), and will be ranked based on the number of likes on the designs. Online voting starts on November 24 and ends on December 27, 2020. The results will be announced on January 6, 2021.

Best Design Awards

  • Grand Prize: The winner of each contest will receive a 5,000 USD cash prize, 50 pieces of a custom-made face mask, and a trophy.
  • Consolation Prize: 2nd – 5th of each contest category will receive a 300 USD cash prize, 50 pieces of a custom-made face mask, and a trophy.
  • Special Awards: The finalists for brand selection will receive a 1,000 USD cash prize and 20 pieces of a custom-made mask.

Jury members will announce the finalists on January 27, 2021, followed by online voting from January 27 to February 7. Winners will be announced on February 9, 2021.

The contest is open to residents in APAC countries such as Taiwan, India, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, and Hong Kong.

The audience can vote for their favorite designs every day. As such, don’t miss the golden opportunity to submit your design early in order to get maximum likes and win exciting prizes.

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Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.