1. Your design must be an A3 sized document, and include the following:

  • Front view in colour sketch (compulsory)
  • One other view in colour sketch
  • A technical drawing with scaled measurement
  • Present the material swatch(es) and colour story

2. For the sake of fairness, NO participant/ company/ institute name should appear on your drawing or else your submission will be disqualified.


All submissions must STRICTLY follow the layout required by the organisers to be qualified. Unqualified entries will not be assessed by the judges.

Image Format:

JPEG Image – 300 dpi – RGB

Image Size:

A3 Landscape:
420mm (W) x 297mm (H)

File Size:

Maximum 2 MB

2022 THEME:
APLF Fall-Winter Colour & Material Trends 2022/23

Design Direction:

1. Leather, what else? Genuine leather must be used…
and can be complemented by other natural or non-leather materials. Get your inspiration from the APLF Fall-Winter Colour and Material Trends 2022/23.

2. Colours celebrate and glorify the Fall-Winter season
season Design with one of the Fall-Winter 2022/23 colour stories, each story presents a unique range of shades and tones. Watch the webinar on APLF Academy to review the colour concepts.

3. Materials amplify and display the dichotomy between technology and craftsmanship
Textured, tactile, techy and trendy, the materials complement the colours and bring Fall-Winter 2022/23 bag designs to life

  • Participants are welcome to submit more than 1 design.
  • The same design is not allowed to be submitted more than once.
  • The Judges will choose the top 30 entries from all the submissions. The entries will be posted on Facebook for the public to vote for their online favourite design. 3 finalists will be chosen for the Final Judging Ceremony.


Complete the online submission form and upload your design. If you are submitting more than one design, you must repeat the submission process for each separate entry.

* Please make sure your entry fulfils the requirements before submitting it to the e-platform.
Should you submit the same design more than once, your entry will be disqualified.


DAB 2022 timeline