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Design & Color Awards

Design & Color Awards

DesignAndColorAwards

CONCEPT

Shows, trade fairs, and other events continue to be absent during this trying period, which means that it’s high time a positive wave of energy was sent through the world of hairstyling.

And that’s why Ludovic Beckers (Art Director at Curve-O) came up with this innovative concept, the 2020-2021 Design & Color Awards International – an all-new, never-seen-before, online award.

Previous awards have made us all aware of the tremendous investment involved in coordinating a model, styling, photographer, and make-up artist, and how it was the sole purview of a select group of hairstylists.

This reason, among others, was our incentive to launch a more democratic campaign based on a basic template mannequin head (blank sheet), where the hairstylist is able to visualise their creation with a smartphone.

We love to see your progress while creating. Share your pictures on Instagram (@designandcolorawards) and activate your public and fans by using #designandcolorawards.

THE AWARDS / CATEGORIES

Every professional hairdresser and hairstylist can participate at the Design & Color Awards and choose between the categories design, color, updo/editorial and men’s.

Start of the competition : 15 October 2020
Deadline to participate : 25 March 2021

Design:

This award is mainly about the cut, backed by superb colouring technique. Naturally, a perfect finish is an essential part of this process.

Color:

This award mainly focusses on an original color, backed by a fantastic cut or finish.

Updo / editorial / “editorial stylist of the year”:

This award emphasises braiding and up-do styling techniques, from magazine editorials to avant-garde work. The colouring technique is also a key criterium of this award.

Men’s:

This award is all about men. The sky’s the limit when it comes to styles. Dying the hair isn’t a must, but it can definitely lift the look. Every hairstylist will receive a Design&Color BOX with an official mannequin head for the contest.

In addition to these, 4 additional rewards are to be earned:

• Hairstylist of the Year: to be eligible for the hairstylist of the year award, the winner must compete in the design and color categories at a minimum.
International Hairstylist award: Hairstylists from other european countries are welcome to participate in any award and will compete for the international award. To have a a shot at winning this award, you must submit an entry in at least two categories.
• Inspiring Salon of the year: This award is issued to the salon team with the best entries.
Your team must consist of at least three people, including the employer/owner. (All categories are eligible for this award.)
• Instaward: the photo with the most likes on the official Ìnstagram page of Design and Color Awards will win the Instaward. That means that time is of the essence. Submit your entry as soon as possible!

Sharing is Caring

It's your time to shine

STEP 2 :
CREATE
your DESIGN
STEP 3 :
TAKE a PICTURE
and UPLOAD

With the support of

Eleven Australia
Tribute
Coiffure
Woosh
Redken
Matrix
Wella
L'Oreal
Kevin Murphy
JOICO
Kiss
Showpony
Curve-O

Get Inspired