Klipsch Hw 102016 A0659

European Design Competition

Imagine tomorrow's products & submit your project.

How To Enter the Competition

Our founder, Paul W. Klipsch, prided himself on always innovating to create an incredible listening experience using beautiful products. This first competition theme is our Heritage Inspired line. You will have to revisit our roots to imagine new products for our Heritage Inspired line.


Projects must belong to one of the below categories:
ACTIVE SPEAKERS (wireless): create tomorrow’s speaker in the vein of The One and The Three
HEADPHONES: Imagine the new Heritage Inspired headphones (on or over-the-ear) in your own voice

During the plenary meeting, a jury of professionals will designate TWO winners in each category.

1st prize : 5 000€

2nd prize : 2 000€

Each winner will sign a contract with Klipsch and will benefit from the communication around these awards.

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The Klipsch Awards are open to:
Students in Engineering
Students in Product Design
Students in Industrial Design
Young talents under 30 years old who graduated from one of the above fields

Participants must have undertaken their studies and lived in one of the following countries:
France, the United Kingdom, Spain and Italy


  • January 15th, 2019: Call for projects
  • April 15th, 2019 : Final date to submit applications.
  • May 2019 : Two winners per category will be selected by the jury. Winners will be notified by the end of May 2019.


To enter, you'll first need to register and upload proof that you're a student or a graduate under 30 years old in one of the qualifying subjects. All applications must be submitted by February 28 2019. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Each applicant can propose a project in each category.

Once registered, you'll need to complete our online form. We'd like to see:
A note to describe the project (name, dimensions, materials…)
Pictures and/or a video

All submissions must be done in English.

Please briefly describe your project here. 2500 characters max.
Image or PDF, 10MB max file size. IMPORTANT: Please name the file with your last name and first initial at the beginning of the file name. For example: If your name is Jane Smith, your file should be named "smithj-student-id.jpg"
Upload a ZIP file of images related to your project here. The file can contain any common Image file type and/or PDFs. Max ZIP filesize: 100MB.
If you have a video related to your project, please enter its URL here.

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