Cairo Designathon just opened the application for its next Design Marathon, taking place in Cairo Design Week 2023, from 17 to 25 November 2023, in Downtown Cairo.

Established in April 2020, Cairo Designathon is the first collaborative design marathon in Egypt and the MENA region, aiming to generate positive social impact through Good Design.

The next design marathon is planned for Cairo Design Week 2023, next November, with a bigger venue and much bigger design challenges.

2023 theme of the fourth design marathon is #RECLAIM

The theme is reflected in 5 design challenges:
Architecture: Design for the People
Interior Design: Design for Community
Furniture Design: Design for Circularity
Communication Design: Design for Awareness
Fashion Design: Design for Reclamation

Application Dates:
Call for Application: Sunday, 1st of October
Application Deadline: Wednesday, 1st of November

Marathon Dates:
Marathon Launch: Friday, 17th of November
Marathon Day 1: Saturday, 18 November
Marathon Deadline: Thursday, 23 November
Jury: Friday, 24 November

CDW’23 Design Marathon Prizes:
5 Winning Prize 1 in each track: Getting cash prize for each winning team in each track + Cairo Designathon Award & Certificate

5 Runner-up Prizes, 1 in each track: Getting Cairo Designathon Award & Certificate


cash prize award: $ 5,000.00 USD
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