Dezeen Magazine

Re:Create Design Challenge – Terms and Conditions

1. General

The organiser of the Competition is Dezeen Limited of 8 Orsman Road, London, N1 5QJ, United Kingdom (Dezeen).


2. The Competition

2.1 The Dezeen x Samsung Re:Create Design Challenge (the "Competition") is an international design challenge that seeks creative ideas for reusing old electronic devices or waste materials. It tasks entrants with coming up with innovative ways to repurpose old Samsung devices or materials and transform them into new products or services that will have a positive impact on people and the planet.

3. How to enter

3.1 The Competition will run from 10:00 GMT on 31 May 2023 (the "Opening Date") to 23:59 GMT on 19 July 2023 (the "Closing Date") inclusive.
3.2 All Competition entries must be received by Dezeen by no later than 23:59 GMT on the Closing Date. All Competition entries received by us after the Closing Date (whether or not they were sent before) will be void.
3.3 The Competition may be entered online by submitting an online entry form available at by the Closing Date. No other method of submitting entries will be allowed.
3.4 Dezeen will not accept responsibility for Competition entries that are incorrectly submitted regardless of cause, including for example and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, as a result of any equipment failure, technical malfunction, systems, satellite, network, server, computer hardware or software failure of any kind.
3.5 Dezeen's decision as to whether an entrant (or their entry) is eligible for this competition is final and we are not obliged to provide any reasons for disqualification or an entry being deemed void.
3.6 By submitting a Competition entry, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. If you do not agree with any of the terms and conditions, you must not take part.

4. Jury

4.1 A jury comprising authorised personnel from Samsung and Dezeen will judge the entries.
4.2 The decision of the jury is final and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into.

5. Eligibility

5.1 The Competition is free to enter and all individuals over the age of 18 are invited to participate, regardless of whether they are professional designers and architects, non-designers, students or teams.
5.2 Entrants may submit more than one design, if they wish. However, entrants will need to fill out and submit a separate entry form for each design.
5.3 Dezeen reserves the right to disqualify an entry if it becomes apparent that a submission is inaccurate or if Dezeen or the jury (in their sole discretion) have any uncertainty or doubt about the authenticity of the entry.
5.4 By entering the Competition, you confirm that you are eligible to do so and to claim any prize you may win. Dezeen may require you to provide proof that you are eligible to enter the Competition before it will accept your entry.
5.5 Dezeen reserves all rights to disqualify you if your conduct is contrary to the spirit or intention of the Competition or these terms.

6. Submission requirements

6.1 Entrants must submit their entry via the entry form available at, together with the following information:

(a) Name of the product or service, which will appear on all communication and media coverage;
(b) A description of the product or service, explaining how it addresses each of the judging criteria as set out in the brief and entry rules (maximum 600 words);
(c) A main image depicting the product or service in use;
(d) A minimum of five and up to fifteen supporting images showcasing the design; and
(e) (Optional) A video or animation.

6.2 Each submitted image should be a single image, free from any logos or text, formatted as either JPG or PNG file with a minimum resolution of 1MB each.
6.3 The optional video or animation should be uploaded to an external hosting platform (such as YouTube or Vimeo) and submitted via a URL in the entry form.
6.4 For team entries, one member of the team should submit the entry with the rest of the team credited in the appropriate field on the entry form.
6.5 Shortlisted entrants may be required to submit images and video footage at higher resolution.
6.6 Shortlisted entrants will be required to submit a recent high-resolution portrait for publication.

6.7 You agree and acknowledge that Samsung is continually developing product ideas and no similarity with any entries submitted by you is intentional. Any judges selected by Samsung as part of the Competition will not be derived from its product development team and will not share details of submissions internally. Any submissions which they have access to on their personal computers will be deleted at the end of the judging process.

7. Prizes

7.1 The following prizes will be awarded to the entrants of the best design (the "Winner") and two runners-up (the "Finalists"):
(a) £10,000 for the Winner;
(b) £4,000 for each Finalist;
7.2 Prizes are not negotiable or transferable.
7.3 No prize will be awarded to entrants selected on the Shortlist

7. Shortlist, Finalist and Winner announcements

7.1 A selection of the best designs (the “Shortlist”) will be published on in August 2023.
7.2 The Winner and Finalists will be announced on in October 2023 ("Announcement Date").
7.3 Dezeen will individually contact the Winner and Finalists as soon as practicable after the Announcement Date, using the telephone number or email address provided in the entry form.

9. Claiming the prize

9.1 Dezeen will make all reasonable efforts to contact the Winner and Finalists. If the Winner or any of the Finalists cannot be reached or is not available, or has not claimed their prize within a week of the Announcement Date, Dezeen reserves the right to offer the prize to the next eligible entrant selected from the Shortlist.
9.2 Dezeen does not accept any responsibility if you are not able to claim the prize in time as specified above.

10. Limitation of liability

10.1 Insofar as is permitted by law, Dezeen, its agents or distributors will not in any circumstances be responsible for or liable to compensate any entrants or accept any liability for any loss, damage, personal injury or death occurring as a result of entering the Competition except where it is caused by the negligence of Dezeen, its agents or distributors or that of their employees. Your statutory rights are not affected.

11. Ownership of Competition entries and intellectual property rights

11.1 You acknowledge and agree that Dezeen and Samsung may, but are not required to, individually or collectively make your entry available on websites of their choice and any other media, whether now known or invented in the future, in connection with any publicity of the Competition. You agree to grant both Dezeen and Samsung a non-exclusive, royalty-free, fully paid-up, worldwide, irrevocable licence, for the full period of any intellectual property rights available under the law, to use, reproduce, display, publish, transmit, copy, edit, alter, store, re-format and sub-licence the Competition entry and any accompanying materials for such purposes.
11.2 You represent and warrant to Dezeen and Samsung that the Competition entry and accompanying materials submitted by you:
i) are your own original work and do not breach any third party’s intellectual property rights;
ii) are not defamatory, offensive, threatening, discriminatory, distasteful, pornographic or illegal;
iii) can be submitted to us without breaching any contractual obligation; and
iv) does not contain anything which may be confidential or commercially sensitive.

11.3 You agree to keep Dezeen and Samsung fully indemnified against any claims or threats of claims that arise as a result of a breach of this clause 11 (whether actual or purported).

11.4 You agree to promptly execute and deliver such documents and perform such acts as may be required for the purpose of giving full effect to these terms and conditions and in particular clauses 11.1 and 11.2 above if so required.

12. Data protection and publicity

12.1 By uploading your entry at you agree that we will store the entry materials on our database for up to 12 months. Your data will be only accessed by appropriate Dezeen and/or Samsung employees, including, without limitation, the members of the jury.
12.2 Dezeen will only process your personal information as set out in the Competition privacy notice, which is available at

13. General

13.1 If there is any reason to believe that there has been a breach of these terms and conditions, Dezeen may, at its sole discretion, reserve the right to exclude you from participating in the Competition or disqualify any entry you submitted.
13.2 Dezeen reserves the right to hold void, suspend, cancel, or amend the details of the Competition where it becomes necessary to do so (in Dezeen’s sole judgment).
13.3 These terms and conditions shall be governed by English law, and the parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
13.4​ Dezeen reserves the right to change and/or amend these terms and conditions if it deems necessary to achieve the purpose and/or the successful completion of the Competition. Dezeen will use reasonable endeavors to notify entrants of any changes to these terms and conditions as soon as reasonably practicable.