Sangetsu Wall Paper Award Call for Work



Sangetsu provides interior decorating materials for various spaces, such as homes, commercial facilities, offices, hotels and medical care and welfare facilities in order to share with people the joy of designing spaces.
We do not just supply interior decorating materials. We design to bring joy and comfort to the space. This is the idea that underlies the role of the Sangetsu Corporation in the society, and we have strived to create a rich lifestyle and culture under the brand concept of the “Joy of Design.”
As part of our corporate activities, we are holding the “Sangetsu Wallpaper Design Awards” which is our first attempt.


Joy of Design

Offering the joy of design for people to create new spaces

The joy of conceiving and creating an unprecedented commercial space or facility.
The joy of fulfilling the wishes for new lifestyle at a new home.
We are hoping to meet and make products from new wallpaper design concept that demonstrate a spatial effect.
We would love to see designs of products with beauty and functionality as well as designs imbued with fresh sensitivity, which enrich our spirit and living experience.
We invite you to work with Sangetsu to create the value of new designs.

Valid Entries


We accept any kind of idea and design for wallpaper that is appropriate for a new, space of upcoming days.
* There is no limit to the number of entries.

Eligibility Requirements

The competition is available to all regardless of the company, organization, individual, group, age, gender, occupation and nationality.

  • The winning entry of the Grand Prize will be developed into a product.
  • The winner may be asked to participate in the product development meeting(s) during product development. The winner will be contacted separately with further details.
  • Other entries that did not win the Grand Prize may be considered for product development. In this situation, further details will be communicated separately.
  • During product development, the design may be adjusted due to the production method or due to standards, etc.
  • Taxes such as income tax (withheld at the source) or special income tax for reconstruction shall be subtracted from the total prize money that is paid.
  • There may be “No corresponding entry” for a particular prize. In addition, there may also be an additional award conferred, such as the “Judges’ Award.”
    The winners will be requested to attend the award ceremony. Details are to be confirmed in due course.
  • The winners will be requested to attend the award ceremony. Details are to be confirmed in due course.
  • Judging Criteria

    • Relevance to theme
    • Novelty and originality
    • Design excellence and effective impact on space
    • Consistency with concepts and ideas as a product proposal
    • Realness and persuasiveness of proposed description
    • Functional and figurative beauty as a product

    Entry Period

    Feb.1st (Wed) – Jun.30th (Fri), 2017
    Must arrive no later than deadline

    Announcement of Results

    The results shall be announced on this website in the beginning of August, 2017.
    The winner will be contacted directly by the office.
    *No information about the judges’ review or results will be provided until the day of the announcement.