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A Picture That Changes The World [Contest]
by IED Barcelona Escola Superior de Disseny & Generator Hostel

IED Barcelona Escola Superior de Disseny in conjunction with Generator Hostel (Barcelona) are holding a contest “A Picture That Changes The World” in which participants can win a scholarship for 100% of the fees for a 2- or 4-week Summer Course with accommodation at the Generator Hostel.

Details of the contest

  1. Participants must post a pic of a design in their city that can make the world a better place. The photo must be taken in the city where they are living; it must be posted on instagram with the hashtag #generatoriedbcn16; and they must fill in the form that will be posted on the official IED profile on Instragram, @idebarcelona, on the day that the contest opens (15 April).
  2. Contestants have until 16 May 2016 (6:00 pm UTC/GMT + 1 hour) to send in their entries.
  3. The jury will be made up of professionals from the field of design who work with IED Barcelona. They will select the 10 best photographs posted by the participants showing designs that make the world a better place.
  4. The 10 finalists will be announced on 18 May on the IED Barcelona website.
  5. The winner of the contest will be announced on 19 May.


Opening date of the contest: 15 April 2016
Closing date of the contest: 16 May 2016 (6:00 pm UTC/GMT +1 hour)
Publication of the winner: 19 May 2016 (on Instagram and IED Barcelona website)

Requirements for participants
– The contest is international.

– The finalists will be asked to send in a CV to prove that their profile is suitable for taking the course that they have chosen.

– The educational requirements for entering courses vary and are detailed in the corresponding study plan.  – If a finalist does not have a suitable profile for the course chosen, a scholarship will be offered for the 2016 Summer Course that best fits his or her interests and profile.

– The management of IED Barcelona reserves the right to cancel a course if the number of students enrolled is below the planned minimum number.

– This scholarship cannot be used in conjunction with any other kind of promotion or discount.

The winner will receive a scholarship of 100% of the fee (the winner must pay the registration fee) for the summer course of his or her choice, plus accommodation at the Generator Hostel in Barcelona (for up to 4 weeks) in a shared room, max. 6 people + continental breakfast for the duration of the course (2 to 4 weeks*).


  1. The entry will be judged on its innovativeness and originality.
  2. Taking part in this contest means that the entrants fully accept the terms and conditions published in this section of the website.
  3. Individuals of any nationality and country of residence can take part, as long as their date of birth is before 1 January 2000.
  4. Each contestant can enter one or more photographs, as long as they are accompanied by a title and the hashtag #generatoriedbcn16.
  5. The scholarship cannot under any circumstances be transferred or reimbursed in cash and it cannot be applied to any other courses or competitions at IED Barcelona.
  6. Participants give their consent to their names appearing in the IED Barcelona Newsletter and all printed or digital media on which information on the contest may be published.
  7. Participation in the Contest implies the transfer and express authorization of all intellectual property and image rights over the entries, so that participants cede to IED Barcelona and Generator Hostel all intellectual, industrial and/or image exploitation rights that could correspond to or arise from the entries sent in to the Contest.
  8. By accepting the terms of the contest and taking part, participants are liable for the images used.
  9. Failure to comply with any of the obligations described above shall lead to the loss of the prize.
  10. In accordance with Organic Law 25/1999 of 13 December on the Protection of Personal Information, we hereby inform you that the personal and employment details that you provide will be included in an automated file for which the Istituto Europeo di Design S.L. is responsible, for the purposes of offering you information of interest to you. You are hereby informed of your right of access, rectification, cancellation and opposition, which you may exercise by writing to the following address: Istituto Europeo di Design, calle Biada, 11 – 08012 Barcelona.


Where are the Official Terms and Conditions of the Contest?
On the website:

Can I enter more than one photo?
Yes, this is not a problem. There is no limit to the number of photos that you can enter.

Is there an age limit for entering the contest?
Anyone over the age of 15, with no upper age limit, can enter if they meet the requirements for entry explained in the terms and conditions (If the winner is someone between the ages of 15 and 17, they will have to take a Junior Summer Course).

What if I don’t live in Barcelona? Does the scholarship include accommodation and travel?
Generator Hostel will make accommodation available to the winner for the duration of the course. Travel expenses are the responsibility of the student.

Can I take part and then keep the prize for a course next year?
No. The prize is only for a Summer Course in 2016.

What is the last date for receiving projects?

Closing date of the contest: 16 May 2016 (6:00 pm UTC/GMT +1 hour)