Founded in 1992 as The Planning and Visual Education Partnership, PAVE Global is a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation, with all proceeds benefitting PAVE’s educational programs. The organization enables young talent to build successful careers designing and creating consumer environments. Our vision is to cultivate relationships with students, educators, and the design industry through financial assistance, top-industry thinking, inspiration, and mentorship.

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This international competition is open exclusively to current undergraduate and graduate-level college students involved in retail planning, interior design/architecture, visual merchandising, graphic design, industrial design, engineering, branding, UX/UI design, or similar programs. If you are unsure if your area of study qualifies, please reach out to PAVE at

Please complete and submit your registration for the 2024 Student Design Competition below. Once registered, please allow up to 1 business day to gain access to the "Project Submission Form". 

Students who register early will receive periodic emails with tips and reminders related to this design challenge.
Projects must be submitted by 11:59 PM Eastern/8:59 PM Pacific on Monday, October 21, 2024.

For complete competition details, including the design brief- please click here.

If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to PAVE directly via email at

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