A' Design Award

A' Design Award is an international, juried design accolade established to recognize and promote good designs.

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What is A' Design Award

A' Design Award

A' Design Award is the materialized form of respect, love and affection for your good design.

Good design deserves great recognition.

A' Design Award is your tool of choice to advertise, publicize and promote your good designs, to make your great designs publicly known, appreciated and loved in all countries, in all languages, so that you and your good design work gets the righteous attention you truly deserve and entitled to.

A' Design Award ’s media exposure provides victorious designers with the chance to attain national and international fame, to honor them as well as to incentivize them, but most importantly, to help their work reach their true potential.

It is free to sign-up for A' Design Award, it is free to upload your design and it is free, anonymous, confidential and obligation-free to obtain a preliminary score, before you nominate your work for A' Design Award consideration.

FAME, PRESTIGE, PUBLICITY
Dominate Design Industry by winning a prestigious, respected and coveted award that gets you published and promoted worldwide.


TROPHY, CERTIFICATE, YEARBOOK
Claim your 3D Metal Printed Design Award Trophy, your Certificate of Design Excellence and Your Yearbook of Award-Winning Projects.


EXHIBITION, PR & GALA-NIGHT
Empower your designs with an unmatched, world-class public relations programme. Get exhibited in Italy and internationally. Get invited to the Gala. Get famous.


Terra Branding
Dimension in the Shadows Calendar
Calendar 2016 “Park” Calendar
Better Bodies Hi Brand Identity
Reflexio Typography project
Horticultural Expo 2019 Logo and VI
Love and Blind Brand Identity
Typeface Calendar
Picglaze Sample Book Catalogue of materials
Calendar 2018 “Tri-leg” Calendar
Calendar 2018 “Puzzle” Calendar
SATA | BIA - Blue Islands Açor Brand Identity
Dressing The Screen Exhibition Identity
Paper Flight Show of papers
calendar 2013 “Town” Calendar
Calendar 2014 “Town” Calendar
Calendar 2014 “Farm” Calendar
Jazz book
Young golden girl looking right

SEE THE WINNERS
A' Design Award winner showcase is a source of amazing and unlimited inspiration and creativity, for designers and design lovers alike.


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VEDI I VINCITORI
Affluent customers and design buyers regularly check A' Design Award winner showcase, featuring 16.576 winners in all categories, to find latest, trendsetting products, projects, arts and design.


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YOU TOO CAN BE A WINNER.
Good design deserves great recognition, if you have a good design, nominate it for A' Design Award, and you too may become a winner and get your design recognized, respected, promoted and advertised worldwide.


Vision

VISION
Highlight, Advertise & Advocate good design, designers and design oriented companies for a better future. A' Design Award aims to channel the attention of press, interactive medias, design critics, distributors and buyers to the award winners.


Mission

MISSION
Provide a fair, ethical and competitive platform for companies, designers and innovators from all fields with different experience levels, different disciplines and market focus to compete on. A' Design Award aims to provide a global audience for award winners to showcase their success and talents to.


Action

ACTION
The A' Design Award is not just an award, it is the indicator of quality and perfection in design, the A' Design Award is recognized worldwide and takes the attention of design oriented companies, professionals and interest groups.


Design Awardees

WHO IS AWARDED?
The A' Design Award is given to best designs; all concept stage, prototype and finished works are considered.


Design Trophy Details

UNIQUE TROPHY
The A' Design Award Trophy was designed to be realized by the newest production techniques in order to underline the innovative content of winners.


Design Innovation

HIGLIGHTING INNOVATION
The A' Design Award Trophies are realized by 3D metal printing of stainless steel. Platinum and Gold Trophies and are electro plated in gold color.


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WHAT IS AWARDED?
You can nominate original and innovative design work designed within the last 5 years; including but not limited to graphic designs, illustration and visualization projects, graphics software, products for graphics design, digital equipment, printers, scanners and projectors as well as their packaging designs, communication and marketing.


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WHO IS AWARDED?
The A' Design Award is open to all, especially accepting nominations from graphic designers, communication designers, graphic artists, illustrators and creative agencies.


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WHEN IS AWARDED?
There are six entry periods, First, Early, Standard, Late, Last, Omega. It is recomended to join before the end of Late Entry Deadline, that is on February 28th. Results are announced every year, starting from April 15th.


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THE EXHIBITION
The Museum of Outstanding Design, the moving design museum was founded by A' Design Award & Competition in order to exhibit the award-winning designs in Italy and abroad, internationally.


Exhibit of award-winning designs

ARE YOU IN THE MOOD?
Eligible A' Design Award winners are provided free of charge exhibition space in the MOOD. No matter how big or small your design, it will be exhibited.


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WE DO IT FOR YOU
If you are unable to send a physical version of your award-winning design, A' Design Award will prepare a large poster presentation and exhibit your work on behalf of you.


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Design exhibition in trade show in India
Exhibition of award-winning designs in India
Design award exhibition in China
Exhibition of awarded designs in China
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International design exhibition

INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION
A' Design Award works hard to exhibit all award-winning designs multiple countries each year to ensure your design is respectfully and fully exhibited worldwide.


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TRAVELING THE CONTINENTS
For each international design exhibition, as well as for exhibition of your designs in Italy, you will be given a certificate of exhibition that may be relevant for your academic progression.


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SHOWCASING YOUR WORKS
We will also provide you with photos of your works from the international design exhibitions we organize, and you may find these photos useful in promoting your design to your audiences.


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40X40 EXHIBITIONS
40x40 Exhibitions are international good design exhibitions featuring outstanding works of 40 Designers from 40 Countries.


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PROVIDES MORE EXPOSURE
The A' Design Award Winners are invited to take part in 40x40 Exhibitions by sending their works, acceptence is subject to the exhibition curator.


Designs exhibited in gallery

POWER TO YOU
The A' Design Award laureates are also empowered to host and curate 40x40 Exhibitions, allowing them to take the center stage as the curators.


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MUSEO DEL DESIGN
Museo del Design, the super contemporary design museum located in Como, Italy will be accepting select A' Design Award winning works to its permanent collection.


Exhibition of designs in the museum

WINNER'S EXHIBITION
All A' Design Award Winners will also be exhibited at Museo del Design at the annual A' Design Award Winner's Exhibition that is organized at the end of each edition.


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FOR GENERAL AUDIENCES
The A' Design Award Exhibition at Museo del Design, located right behind Villa Olmo, allows the award-winning works to get exposed to affluent design-loving tourists visiting Como, Italy.


Award Certificate

THE CERTIFICATE
Eligibile award-winning designs are given a unique framed certificate, printed on heavy paper, featuring the name of the awarded work, achievement status and the designer.


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EXPLAINS THE AWARD
The A' Design Award Winners' Certificate explains type of award won, and is signed by the President, Vice-President and Jury Coordinator of A' Design Award.


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FEATURES A QR CODE
The A' Design Award Certificate features a QR Code which could be scanned by QR Code Readers in order to check the validity of the certificate.


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THE YEARBOOK
Our own publishing house, the DesignerPress was founded by A' Design Award in order to disseminate the award-winning designs.


Award-winning designs yearbook

SEND TO PRESS
The Hardcopy version of the A' Design Award Winner Designs Yearbook is distributed to key press members, universities and design associations.


Yearbook of good designs

YOU ARE IN
All A' Design Award Winner Designs are included in the winners' yearbook free of charge, laureates of the A' Design Award are further listed as co-editors of the book.


Winner Design Yearbook
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Backcover of Yearbook
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HARDCOVER & DIGITAL
The A' Design Award Winners Annual Yearbook are available as hard-copy editions in addition to digital editions, designed, registered, printed and distributed in Italy, in English.


Preface from the design book

DIGITAL PRINTING
The A' Design Award books are full color digital printed to acid-free paper to preserve the designs' presentation qualities for long periods of time, and are great additions to any design library.


Co-editors page of the design book

GET & CHECK IT
The Hardcopy versions of the winner's yearbooks are distributed to laureates of the A' Design Award free of charge and are further available for sale at select retailers and museum shops.


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Gala-Night Guests
Gala-Night Music
Gala-Night Ceremony
Gala-Night Celebration
Gala-Night Catering
Gala-Night Venue

THE GALANIGHT
A' Design Award organizes a unique Galanight & Award Ceremony near the beautiful Como Lake in Italy for winner designers.


Gala-Night Location

EVERYONE IS HERE
Press Members, Industry Leads, Prominent Designers and Companies are all invited in order to create networking opportunities for winners.


Gala-Night Reception

YOU ARE INVITED
Eligible A' Design Award winners are able to participate the Gala-Night and Award-Ceremony free of charge, together with a guest of their choice.


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Design Award Ceremony Garden
Award Ceremony Guests
Award Ceremony Venue
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Award Ceremony Location
Gala-Night Red Carpet

RED CARPET
A' Design Award Galanight & Award Ceremony is super exclusive, black-tie, red-carpet event.


Gala-Night Stage

BLACK TIE
Very Important People, Ambassadors, Influential Journalists and Industry Juggernauts are provided VIP invitations.


Gala-Night Awarding Ceremony

FULL GLAMOUR
Each and every eligible A' Design Award winners are called to stage to celebrate their success.


Guests of design award ceremony

LA NOTTE PREMIO A'
Celebration occassion exclusively reserved for top A' Design Award winners. Hosted in addition to our Galanight to celebrate the "Designer of the Year" title.


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ARS FUTURA CULTURA
AIBA, ISPM, IBSP, IAD, ICCI and IDC boards meet to discuss strategies and policies to advance the design discipline. A' Design Award winners may reserve their seat to join the meetings.


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ARTS FOR FUTURE
Ars Futura Cultura means arts cultivate the future, that is why A' Design Award & Competition invest heavily in promoting good design, art and architecture every year.


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Designer posing in front of design award gala-night wall
Design team posing in front of gala-night wall
Stylish designer in gala-night

WORLD DESIGN CONSORTIUM
World Design Consortium is a global design, architecture, innovation and engineering agency, winner of tens of thousands of awards.


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GOOD IN EVERYTHING
World Design Consortium have uniquely specialized members in each and every industry, especially design, thanks to its world-class members representing the very brightest in all fields.


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MEMBERS IN ALL COUNTRIES
Winners of the A' Design Award are invited to join the World Design Consortium. WDC Partners rely on each other to expand the range of services and capabilities they offer professionally.


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PATRONS & SPONSORS
Over the years, A' Design Award have earned the patronage of many prestigious institutions. While the sponsors and patrons vary every year, the awards had been previously endorsed by institutions such as: BEDA, Bureau of European Design Associations, Politecnico di Milano University, Como Municipality Culture Department and Ragione Lombardia, among other respectable and reputable organizations.


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INVESTMENT
Taking part in the A' Design Award is almost totally risk free through preliminary checking service which is provided completely free of charge to each entrant, and A' Design Award does not ask further fees from winners. The A' Design Award spends most of its operating income for promoting its winners, creating a collective impacts, equivalent advertisement value worth hundreds of millions of euros each year. Companies and designers use our the A' Design Award Winner Logo to promote themselves and attract new leads.


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AWARD IN NUMBERS
The A' Design Award is gaining significant popularity each year. Currently the A' Design Award has 179.091.633 page views, 179.387 members, 50.462 submissions, 1500 gala-night and exhibition participants, and winners from 122 countries. Updated numbers and statistics could be found at A' Design Award In-Numbers page. We believe numbers are important for designers to understand what it means to be a winner.


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Grand Award Jury logo on red background photograph of gala guests
Photograph of gala-night guests eagerly waiting for ceremony to begin
Lanyards from gala-night

THE A' AWARD JURY
A' Design Award Jury is truly great and powerful, composed of 227 leading professionals, influential press members and academics, each design is given importance and equal consideration during voting.


Designers checking artwork and designs in design exhibition

EXPERIENCED & BALANCED JURY
A' Design Award Jury although changes every year features a balanced composition of professionals, journalists, scholars and entrepreneurs to ensure each design is voted from different perspectives.


Gala-night guests queued for entry to award ceremony

RESEARCH THROUGH VOTING
During the voting processes, A' Design Award jury members fill a custom criteria survey, and thus indicate how a category should be voted in the future.


Exhibition poster, cotton bag and merchandise

THE A' METHODOLOGY
A' Design Award features a highly developed, ethical methodology for voting with standardised scoring, voting criteria and more.


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STANDARDISED SCORE
A' Design Award Scores are standardised based on the a) The Weights of Criteria, b) Average Score of Jury Members, c) Average Scores of All Years.


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INTUITIVE VOTING
A' Design Award Jury votes online, therefore no one effects others' votes, the vothing panel is easy yet requires a careful analysis of the works to be voted.


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RESEARCH DRIVEN
A' Design Award and Competition was developed as a part of a Ph.D. thesis at Politecnico di Milano after analysis of over 800 Design Competitions.


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MORE RESEARCH
The A' Design Award platform is constantly developed with survey results and through ongoing research in order to provide the most value for the winners.


Hardcover design yearbook page

FAIR COMPETITION
A' Design Award is not affiliated with any subculture, politic group, interest group or institution, and the jury is equally free during voting, your entry will be judged fairly.


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Trophy silhouette seen on winner kit box
Do not stack more than eight sign seen on box
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THE A' WINNERS' KIT
The A' Design Award Winners Kit is separated into two pieces: 1. Public Relations and Reputation Services & 2. Package of Physical Components.


Winner kit box

THE PACKAGE
Eligible A' Design Award Winners will receive their personalized Winners' Kit Package that include printed and framed award certificate, 3D printed metal award trophy, A' Design Award Winners Yearbook, Award-winner's Manual Booklet, A3 Posters and A3 Certificate, and more.


Winner kit package

FREE AT GALA
The A' Design Award Winners' Kit is free and given to all pro-edition winners at the Gala-Night & Exhibition. If you are unable to join the gala-night and award celebration events, you can order shipment service to have your kit shipped to your address.


Highlight Your design value
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Gold Award Winner Logo
Silver Award Winner Logo

THE WINNER LOGO
Winners of the A' Design Award are given the award-winner logo that they could implement in their communications and public relation campaigns.


Bronze Award Winner Logo

MANY FORMATS
The A' Design Award Winners' Logo is available in many formats and can be incorporated into all sorts of advertisements and marketing communications.


Iron Award Winner Logo

LIFETIME USAGE
The Winners' Logo is provided free of charge to all A' Design Award winners, and A' Design Award and Competitions grants unlimited usage to winners, without yearly fees.


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Award Winner Ribbon
Award Winner Black Flag

ADDED VALUE
A' Design Award Winner Logo highlights the additional design value embedded in your work.


Award Winner Red Flag

IN COMMUNICATIONS
To leverage their award-winner status and get further benefits, A' Design Award Winners use the logos in their communications prominently and visibly.


Award Winner Logo

MAKES THE DIFFERENCE
The A' Design Award Winner Logo's is expected to create a positive impact during a client's decision towards you and your work, and is designed to orient consumers and customers towards a purchase.


Selection Badge
Platinum Trophy
Gold Trophy
Silver Trophy

SYMBOL OF EXCELLENCE
The A' Design Award Winner Logo is an excellent symbol to communicate your design excellence.


Bronze Trophy

FOR ALL INDUSTRIES
There is a distinct award-winner logo for each industry, based on industry best practices, history and heritage.


Iron Trophy

FREE FOR WINNERS
Most awards require annual payments for logo license. A' Design Award winners are able to use their winner logos free of charge without annual licensing fees.


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THE MEDIATION
Being an A' Design Award winner is just the beginning, eligible laureates are provided with complimentary mediation and brokerage services.


Handshake

GENTLEMEN'S AGREEMENT
Designers are kind, polite individuals who might have difficulty in making contracts with businesses, but we will be there to help.


Design Mediator Signature

HELP WITH CONTRACTS
A' Design Award, together with Design Mediators, provides support to eligible designers in order to help form legal contracts with companies.


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SALONE DEL DESIGNER
A' Design Award has founded the Salone del Designer, with the sole purpose to provide a platform for winners to sell their designs.


Salone del Designer Website

THE PLATFORM
A' Design Award Winner Designers can set a sales price and also customize their contracts for selling their award-winning designs through the Salone del Designer.


Salone del Designer Platform

LIST YOUR DESIGNS FOR SALE
The Salone del Designer platform access is provided free of charge to all winners, however only award-winning designs can be listed.


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THE DESIGNMEGASTORE
At DesignMegaStore winner designers and companies can sell any of their designs or products, not only winning entries.


Design Mega Store Packaging

FREE FOR WINNERS
DesignerMegaStore normally requires a 500 € Registration fee, however the service is provided free of charge to all winners.


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%0 COMMISSION
The DesignMegaStore is not just free for winners, but also does not take any commissions from the sales of designs, products or projects.


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JOIN DESIGN TENDERS
Not just sell designs; but join design tenders to give quote for design and production of custom products, services and more for international buyers.

Sell Your Design

SELL HIGH-LEVEL SERVICES
Are you a manufacturer? Give price quotes to big buyers for turnkey design and manufacturing solutions. Are you a designer? Find high-profile requests.

Buy Design

EXCLUSIVE SERVICE
The BuySellDesign network is exclusive to A' Design Award Winners, who wish to provide services to worldwide clients.


Services for Winners

A special public relations campaign will be made for the Design Design Award winners. Your design and your details will be communicated to thousands of press contacts, and also we will prepare a pr-kit for you. You can use this professionally prepared pr-kit to reach local press contacts. The winning design and the designer or the design studio will also be featured in the design annual and yearbook which is distributed by Design PR Wire to key figures in the design industry such as high-profile editors, press members and multi-national companies.


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PROOF OF CREATION
Can you prove that you are indeed the original creator of your work? The Proof of Creation certificate given by A' Design Award can help.


Protect Your Design

DULY SIGNED AND TIMESTAMPED
The Proof of Creation document is duly signed and timestamped to help prove that at a given time, you had the design concept in your hands.


Free Design Protection

FREE & EASY
A' Design Award provides an easy way to obtain your proof of creation, free to all participants. Please note that this is not a patent or registration.


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THE PR SERVICES
A' Design Award winners are provided with numerous public relations and promotion services through DesignPRWire to celebrate their success.

Public Relations for Design

BEHIND THE CURTAINS
It is not just digital, throughout the year, DesignPRWire visits tradefairs and introduces winners to design oriented companies.

Press Kit for Designers

CONNECT WITH PRESS
With services such as press release preparation and distribution, again free of charge, A' Design Award increases your connectivity with the media.


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Join A' Design Award and communicate your good design values.


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PRESS RELEASE PREPARATION
A' Design Award prepares a press release for all the winner designs, in addition also allows winners to upload their own releases to our platform.


Press Release Preparation

PRESS RELEASE DISTRIBUTION
Both press releases are distributed by DesignPRWire to a wide range of press members including both the traditional and digital media.


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IT IS FREE & HIGH RES.
The press release preparation and distribution services are provided to all A' Design Award winners automatically and without any payments.


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DESIGNER INTERVIEWS
A' Design Award publishes interviews with the winning designers at designerinterviews.com, all winners are eligible for complimentary interviews.


Designer Interviews Website

PICKED BY PRESS
Designer Interviews are also available at A' Design Award Website and are part of the Press Kit that are distributed to media members.


Designer Interviews Platform

RE-USED BY PRESS.
Designer Interviews are provided in a way to encourage usage without attribution to A' Design Award, this helps press members write their articles faster.


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DESIGN INTERVIEWS
A' Design Award publishes interviews regarding award winning designs at design-interviews.com, interview service is provided free of charge for all winners.


Design Interviews Website

DESIGNED FOR PRESS
Design Interviews, which are also available at A' Design Award Website, are part of the Electronic Press Kit that are distributed to journalists.


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INTEGRATED BY PRESS.
Design interviews were designed in a way to incentivize coverage without attribution to A' Design Award, this helps journalists write feature stories faster.


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DESIGN LEGENDS
A' Design Award publishes interviews with legendary designers at design-legends.com and as a laureate, we would be honor to feature you as well.


Design Legends Website

LEGENDARY INTERVIEWS
Design Legends interviews help award-winning designers express themselves and explain their designs better to their audiences with long format text.


Design Legends Platform

LEGENDARY COMMUNICATION.
Design Legends interviews are included in your Electronic Press Kits that are distributed to media, and are also available for you for your own communication.


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MAGNIFICIENT DESIGNERS
A' Design Award publishes interviews of magnificient designers at magnificentdesigners.com, award-winners are all contacted to schedule for interviews.

Magnificent Designers Website

MAGNIFICIENT MEDIA
Magnificient Designers platform allows laureates to communicate their perspectives on designs with easy to follow questions and answers format.

Magnificent Designers Platform

LOVED BY READERS.
Magnificient Designers, along with other interview platforms provide design oriented audiences rich and high quality knowledge and wisdom into philosophy of designers.


Discover Inspiring Design Interviews

Discover inspiring design interviews published by The Design Design Prize at these fine design interview websites : — Magnificent Designers #1 Magnificent DesignersDesign Interviews #2 Design InterviewsDesign Legends #3 Design LegendsDesigner Interviews #4 Designer Interviews


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IDNN NETWORK
International Design News Network helps your designs get true international coverage through local publications.


Design News Website

REACHING 99.9%
IDNN Reaches the 99.9% of the World Population in their native language, and helps you communicate your designs to audiences far and beyond.


Design News Platform

IN 108 LANGUAGES
IDNN Network publishes award-winning design news in 108 languages, in 108 publications, for true global outreach.


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BDCN NETWORK
Best Design Creative Network is all about communicating your excellence in design especially to your locality.


BDCN Website

122 SHOWCASES
122 Websites, each specialized in a geographic area showcase the best of the best works from the region.


BDCN Platform

IN ALL REGIONS
When you win the A' Design Award you will be listed in your local BDCN publication aimed to attract clients, consumers, customers and buyers to you.


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BEST NETWORK
Best Designers Platform is all about delivering due respects, recognition and good reputation rightfully deserved by A' Design Award laureates.


Best Website

ACCLAIMED AND BRILLIANT
Get recognized, respected and published among other acclaimed and brilliant design masters, and get found when good design is searched for.


Best Design Promotion Platform

FAMOUS AND INFLUENTIAL
A' Design Award winners, with their outstanding and excellent designs deserve all the fame and influence, and getting listed as best of the best helps.


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DXGN NETWORK
Design News Exchange Network spotlights, publishes and features good designs worldwide.


DXGN Website

GOOD DESIGN
DXGN is composed of 127 amazing magazines that feature award-winning designers and their work.


DXGN Platform

FOR GREAT AUDIENCES
A' Design Award winners are provided free editorial coverage and a free news article that feature their designs.


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GOOD NETWORK
Good Design Dissemination Network is composed of 50 publications that feature good design.


Good Website

INDUSTRY SPECIFIC
For each and every industry, there is a distinct publication that will feature, spotlight and highlight your works.


Good Platform

DESIGN SHOWCASE
Good design deserves great recognition, and winners of A' Design Award will be prominently featured and published.


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PRESS CONTROL PANEL
A' Design Award provides a unique control panel for press members, accredited press members are given a lot of controls and functionality.


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HELPING PRESS
Some of the prominent functions are: requesting interviews with winners, downloading press kits of winners with high-resolution images etc.


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AND THE WINNERS
Press Members could also upload their articles in PDF format, keep track of their likes etc. Designers can see press interests and downloads.


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DESIGNERS.ORG
Designers.org premium portfolio profile is provided to all A' Design Award winners, free of charge, to showcase their award-winning designs.


Designers.org Website

PREMIUM PORTFOLIO
Unlike other platforms, the Designers.org is very selective for the sort of projects that are showcased and exhibited, getting included is a privilage.


Designers.org Platform

SHOWCASE AND EXHIBIT
Get your work exhibited and showcased beautifully. By winning the A' Design Award you will get a premium portfolio created for you, without you doing anything, we will list all your award-winning designs on your behalf.


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SECURITY COMES FIRST
The Security of your submissions, your personal data and designs is of uttermost importance to A' Design Award.

Electronic data security for design

SECURE HASH ALGORITHM
Your personal data is saved with SHA algorithm and even we do not know your password. Furthermore, connections are secured with SSL.

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PRIVACY LOCK
A' Design Award never shares your personal data with other publishers, let alone selling it. Furthermore you can use privacy locks for your designs.


How to Take Part in Design Prize 2022 - 2023

Participating in the Design Design Prize is easy; first create an account at the A' Design Award and Competition, login to your account and third submit your design. When you upload your design, your design will be checked by the preliminary jury for its presentation. Later, your design will be assigned a preliminary score from ten (10 - best) to zero (0 - worst), your work may also be marked approved or rejected to take part in the competition. If your entry is approved you can continue nominating your work for Design Awards consideration. If your entry is rejected, you are suggested to update your presentation before nominating your work to Design Award.


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DESIGNER RANKINGS
A' Design Award and Competition publishes Designer Rankings that is easily accessible by public and media.


Designer Rankings Website

TOP 10 DESIGNERS
The Rankings feature the number of awards won by each designer and total rankings. Top 10, Top 100 and Top 1000 Designers can be accessed.


Designer Rankings Platform

YOUR PLACE IS RESERVED
A' Design Award Winners have their spot in the Designer Rankings reserved, to ensure their excellent design skills gain worldwide recognition.


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WORLD DESIGN RANKINGS
A' Design Award and Competition publishes World Designer Rankings that ranks countries and regions based on awarded participants.


World Design Rankings Website

PRESTIGE AND HONOUR
Each country and region further lists the best designers, artists and architects within, and for each award you won, you will be increasing your country score as well.


World Design Rankings Platform

THE FIRST AND ONLY
WDR - World Design Rankings is the first and only inclusive ranking system for design among multiple disciplines, with almost all industries represented.


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AIBA
Alliance of International Business Associations. Free membership for award winning associations, organizations, institutions and clubs.


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ISPM
International Society of Product Manufacturers. Free membership for award winning product manufacturers and companies.


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IBSP
International Bureau of Service Providers. Free membership for award winning businesses and institutions in tertiary sector of the economy.


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IAD
International Association of Designers. Free membership opportunity for A' Design Award laureates.


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ICCI
International Council of Creative Industries. Free membership for award winning businesses and institutions related to creativity.


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IDC
International Design Club. Free membership for award winning creative agencies, architecture offices, artists workshops and designer studios.


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PRELIMINARY JUDGING
Each uploaded design recieves a confidential preliminary score, free of charge, by A' Design Award. Get a score of 0 (worst) to 10 (best) and learn how good your work actually is.


Inspecting designs

THE PROCESS
One of the professional preliminary jury members, apart from the grand jury panel, checks your entries, and provides suggestions on how to improve your design presentation.


Reviewing designs

APPROVED OR REJECTED
Your design will be scored, and further it will be either approved or rejected, if rejected you are suggested to make the required changes before nominating your design.


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A' AWARD @ SOCIAL MEDIA
A' Design Award & Competition actively takes part in the social media and the ongoing conversation in order to relay your message.


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THE PHENOMENON
Social media is great to reach out your prospective customers and to connect with your existing clients. A' Design Award takes it up a notch, presenting you with countless tools and opportunities to relay your success at social media.


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AND WE ARE IN
No matter what the media is, A' Design Award is ready to take your message further by helping you reach a wider audience.


Design of the Day

DESIGN OF THE DAY
Design of the Day initiative aims to create social awareness for a single award-winning design work. Promoted not just in social media, but also featured in hundreds of publications.


Designer of the Day

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day initiative aims to create social awareness for a single award-winning physical person. Posted not just in social media, but also published in hundreds of blogs.


Design Interview of the Day

INTERVIEW OF THE DAY
Design Interview of the Day initiative creates social awareness for an award-winning design interview. Featured not just in social media, but also published in hundreds of media.


Design Legend of the Day

LEGEND OF THE DAY
Legend of the Day initiative aims to boost a single award-winning physical person in social media and hundreds of syndicated blogs, magazines and publications.


Design Team of the Day

TEAM OF THE DAY
Design Team of the Day initiative aims to boost a group of award-winning physical persons, usually a design team, in new media and hundreds of digital publications.


Design Highlight of the Day

HIGHLIGHT OF THE DAY
Highlight of the Day initiative helps us promote your design and your image as an award-winner in social media, as well as blogs, magazines and new media.


Designers getting their photo taken

CASE STUDY
As a business, you might already be spending tons of money on the advertisements, you already know the costs & prize for publications, advertorial and editorial placements but most importantly you know it is best when customers find you, when you are the spotlight.


Designers posing in Wall of Fame

GET PUBLICITY
Winning the A' Design Award could secure you some editorial space at both the traditional, new and social media and could create free publicity that your designs very much deserve, but most importantly, attracting prospective clients and customers to your business.


Design Award Gala-Night Host

GET ADVERTISED
With Exceptional PR Services, Electronic and Traditional Press Release Preparation and Distribution, Mass Media Syndication and the Advertisement Network, winning the A' Design Award you may expect a great return on your investment and advertise your designs efficiently.


Blue haired designer

JOIN FOR FREE
A' Design Award and Competition offers many programs that provide opportunity for students and young designers to take part in the competition free of charge.


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SUGGEST A TALENT PROGRAM
By taking part in this program, you can earn free entry tickets and t-shirts of A' Design Award and Competition by suggesting other designers.


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DESIGN AMBASSADOR PROGRAM
Students can also apply for becoming a Design Ambassador, by performing simple tasks, students can win free entry tickets to nominate their designs.


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DESIGN TRANSLATIONS
A' Design Award winner designs are translated to almost all major languages free of charge, and each award-winning work is published in each and every language.


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TRANSLATION PLATFORM
In addition to the free of charge translation service provided by A' Design Award, winners could further provide translations in their native languages.


Rosetta Stone illustrator

UNIVERSAL REACH
Reach 99% of the world population in their native language; reach non-English speaking world of buyers, press members, businesses and design enthusiasts.


Plates Visual Communication
Exxeo Luxury Hybrid Piano
Shimao Loong Palace Residential landscape
Arab Media Forum 2014 Art Direction, Interactive Design
Tre Modular Concrete Tile Series
Elastomeric Technology Collection Swim Goggles
daVinci SP Surgical System
k-haler Inhaler
Lavazza Elogy Milk Coffee Machine
Catzz Cat Bed
Stay Sixty Refillable Drinks Bottle
tianjin vanke jade avenue sales office Sales Center
Iberital Vision Professional Espresso Coffee Machine
Tangxing No.5 Residential House
Trofeo Electric Bicycle Electric Bicycle
AGV Construction Heavy-Duty Chassis
Miracle of Birth Choker
Traces Womenswear Collection
Petri dish under blue light

COMPETITION CATEGORIES
A' Design Award & Competition features many distinct design competition categories in order to reach the widest audience and to allow designers to compete in a truly international multi-disciplinary platform.

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WHY SO MANY CATEGORIES?
Research indicate that the worth and value of any award increases proportionally to its reach through network effects.

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CONCEPT OR FINISHED WORKS
A' Design Award is open to all concept stage works, prototypes, finished and realized projects, services and products that are already in market.


Organized by A' Design Awards.

A' Design Award has over 100+ competition categories. — Accessory #52 Necklace Design AwardsWeb #99 Web Design AwardsKitchenware #50 Kitchenware Design AwardInterior #8 Room Design Awards3D Printing #97 3D Design AwardInterior #8 Tradefair Design AwardsManufacturing #57 Manufacturing Equipment AwardsArchitecture #3 Architecture Competition AwardsComputer #86 Computer Accessory AwardsDisposable Product #98 Disposable Product AwardsInterior #8 Restaurant Design CompetitionArchitecture #3 Congress Venue Architecture Awards are some of the accolades organized by the A' Design Awards.


Arrangement of XXL Trophies

RESPECT DESIGN
A' Design Award respects designers and design oriented companies. The winners kit, logo and publicity services are all given and provided free of charge to all eligible winners.


Design Award Trophy in black case

WINNERS' PACK
A' Design Award winners receive an exclusive and inclusive package of items, services and benefits to celebrate their victory, at no additional cost, without any further fees.


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NO FURTHER FEES
There are no extra fees for A' Design Award winners for claiming the A' Design Prize. Gala-night and exhibition participation is free to eligible laureates. There are no annual fees for logo usage. There is only pure respect.


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PRESTIGE SYSTEM
The A' Design Award grants you access the unique A' Prestige System that provides ultra exclusive intangible and tangible benefits.


Prestige Token

PRESTIGE TOKENS
Winners of the A' Design Award are able to accumulate A' Prestige Tokens that could be exchanged for a plethora of privileged benefits and super exclusive services.


Prestigious designer

GOLDEN TICKETS
Having your name written and showcased on the walls of a contemporary design museum in large gold letters, and to have your works accepted to a permanent collection of a design museum are only some of the perks that may be obtained by using your A' Prestige.


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A' DESIGN STAR
The A' Design Star is a unique design recognition programme that is aimed to recognize and reward time-proven design capabilities.


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A' STAR EMBLEM
A' Design Star Emblem is a very special symbol awarded to select top designers, innovators and agencies that are able to repeatedly and consistently create good designs.


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A' STAR GUIDE
The A' Design Star guide lists the A' Design Star recognized 8-Star, 7-Star and 6-Star designers, and is aimed to help large enterprises and brands to find reliable design solution providers.


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WORLD DESIGN RATINGS
A' Design Award winners will be listed at World Design Ratings, together with their WDC-Rank, Designer Title and Designer Honorifics.


World Design Ratings Website

DESIGNER HONORIFICS
A' Design Award winners will be able to obtain respectable honorific titles based on their creative merits and tenets, including but not limited to Master and Grand-Master designations.


World Design Ratings Platform

HONOURING DESIGNERS
Your designer honorific title serves more than just to praise your excellent skills, they serve to signal your auidences to treat you with the uttermost respect you deserve as an outstanding designer.


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4K/8K VIDEO INTERVIEWS
Select A' Design Award winners will be eligible to obtain a video interview published about their profile and award-winning designs.


Snapshot of recording video interview with designer

4K/8K SPOTLIGHT VIDEOS
Eligibile laureates will also have the opportunity to get their award-winning designs professionally spotlighted and video-captured.


Video interview with designer during design exhibition

VIDEO CHANNELS
Your Video Interviews and Spotlight Videos, will be published and actively promoted at our video channels to help you reach new and younger audiences.


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RESOLUTE MOTTO
The motto of the A' Design Award is "Ars Futura Cultura" i.e. Arts Cultivate the Future, Arts for the Culture of Future. We believe that the future is shaped by arts, design and technology, thus there is need of good design for a better future.

Design award proto symbolism

DESIGNED FOR DESIGNERS
The A' Design Award is created to act as blender; to bring together designers, companies, the audience and the press. A' Design Award aims to highlight good products and services to design oriented audiences.

Design award symbolism

THE MYTH, THE LEGEND
Winning the A' Design Award is a certificate of excellence for designers, a proof of quality for companies. Having the A' Design Award attracts the eyes of design oriented audiences worldwide.


The Top Design Design Prize

In a world where zillions of designs communicated every year, The Design Design Award aims to draw out the excellent qualifications of superior Design designs and Design design concepts by providing them with PR and visibility. A' Design Award is an annual juried design award organized by A' Design Award & Competitions. The award aims to expose, advertise & spur good design, designers and design oriented companies by channelling the attention of press, interactive media, design critics, distributers and buyers to the winner.


Red trophy
Black trophy
Gold trophy
Silver trophy

5 TIERS OF HEAVEN
A' Design Award is always awarded in five tiers: Platinum A' Design Award, Gold A' Design Award, Silver A' Design Award, Bronze A' Design Award and Iron A' Design Award. These tiers are reserved for winner designs.


Bronze trophy

5 LEVELS OF HELL
There is also honorable A' Design Award Runner-up and A' Design Award Participant status, the A' Design Award Nominee tag, together with A' Design Award Withdrawn and the A' Design Award Disqualified status.


Iron trophy

FORESIGHT TO YOU
When you sign-up and upload your design to the A' Design Award you gain divine insight; preliminary jurors will score your work from ten (10) "best" to zero (0) "worst" free of charge and confidential, so you know well in advance what to expect if you nominate your work.


A' Design Award & Competition Logo

CATEGORY DEFINING
You will see that the A' Design Award is an achievement like no other, much more than an accolade for good design, more than a design prize, completely redefining what a design award and design competition is all about.


Omega Particle Technical Drawings

ENGINEERED
Every single element that makes the A' Design Prize for Good Design was synthetically designed and engineered to help your award-winning design reach its true maximum potential, to help you find new markets and audiences.


Premium winner kit package

COVETED PRIZE
Design award winner logo, design award trophy, design award winners book, design award winners certificate, design award gala-night, design award exhibition, and marketing services for good design. You can have it all.


All-Plus trophy
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All-Plus trophy macro detail
Young Design Pioneer logo

YOUNG DESIGN PIONEER
Young Design Pioneer is a special recognition granted by International Design Club to a young yet highly professional and creative designer under the age of 40.


Young Design Pioneer recipient

SPECIAL RECOGNITION
Young A' Design Award laureates are eligible to be nominated for the Young Design Pioneer title and obtain their special certificate and trophy to celebrate the occassion.


Young Design Pioneer laureate

HIGHLIGHTING POTENTIAL
Young Design Pioneer recipients are also given the All-Plus Trophy, featuring a plus sign in all six perspectives, highlighting the immense, multi-dimensional creative and professional growth capacity.


All-Star Trophy
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All-Star Trophy macro photography
Innovator of the Year logo

INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR
Innovator of the Year title is a special recognition granted by Alliance of International Business Associations to a select A' Design Award winner enterprise that implements good design as a core value in their business.


Innovator of the Year recipient

RECOGNIZING GOOD DESIGN
Innovator of the Year title recognizes the use of good design in business to create superior products and projects that benefit the society, customers, clients as well as employees.


Innovator of the Year laureates

ALL STAR
Innovator of the Year recipients are given the All-Star Trophy, to highlight, recognize and celebrate their stellar innovation, creativity and expansional growth, as well as to thank them for making the World a better place with their good design.


Pi-Head Trophy
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Pi-Head Trophy perspective view
Designer of the Year Logo on red background

DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
Designer of the Year is title the highest achievement granted by International Association of Designers, to award-winning designers to celebrate their success. Every year, only one Designer of the Year title is granted.


Signing the Designer of the Year certificate

SIGNED BY MASTERS
Designer of the Year Certificate is signed by 40 world-class master designers. Obtaining the Designer of the Year title is a great honour like no other.


Designer of the Year recipients taking their certificate from the gala-night host

PI-HEAD TROPHY
Designer of the Year are also given the special Pi-Head trophy to celebrate their success. A' Design Award winners have a chance to get elected as the Designer of the Year.


Omega Particle trophy corner view

OMEGA PARTICLE
Omega Particle is the name of the trophy given to A' Design Award winners. The Trophy represent infinite possibilities of a design process.


Omega Particle trophy middle view

SOFT ORGANIC INTERIOR
The soft organic curves within the trophy signify our emotions, the emotional content that is implemented in design process.


Omega Particle trophy end view

HARD GEOMETRIC EXTERIOR
The hard geometric edges of the trophy signify logic, the scientific content that is embedded in design process.


Media Partners Logo

MEDIA PARTNERS
A' Design Award has 46 media partners this year, when we talk about Media Partners, these are different from the list of publications we reach via pr campaigns or press releases; these are the list of publications that will definetely publish a selection of our winners.


Young journalist reviewing press release

DIRECT EXPOSURE
By taking part and nominating your work, you gain direct exposure to our Media Partners, which combined, have more than hundred million page views annually, you will have a chance to tap on their audiences, and get your work seen by the millions. We had already provided 30.517 media placements for our laureates.


Design award promotion in New York Times Square

INDIRECT EXPOSURE
In addition to getting your work seen by 46 Media Partners, you will also get an opportunity to be discovered by 500.000+ journalists, editors and media members that receive our press releases.


Reflect Dynamic brand identity
Topology Illustration
WKS Group Environmental Statement
Chirming Poster
Mangata Patisserie Bakery Visual Identity
Math Alive Brand Identity
Floating Life To Help People
Utrecht City Theatre Corporate identity
Cut and Paste Branding
Muse Conceptual Exhibtion
calendar 2013 “Safari” Calendar
Nankin Lab Corporate Design
Calendar 2014 “Botanical Life” Calendar
Calendar 2015 “Town” Calendar
The Moment 2020 Calendar
Primary Residence Type Design
Alicia Rius Photography Business card
Way of Knowledge Book Design
red design award logo

BIG BRANDS
The A' Design Award is for everybody, but big brands know better how to use the design award efficiently for their benefits.


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FAMOUS COMPANIES
Enterprises especially use the design award logo, design award-winning status to promote sales, and further use the design award to celebrate success of their R&D teams.


blue design award logo

MAKE USE OF A' AWARD.
Companies also benefit from the international publicity, advertising and marketing services provided to design award-winners. You too can enjoy all these benefits.


Primary image example

MAIN IMAGE
To take part in A' Design Award you need one primary main image that represents your design. This image shall be placed in a canvas that is 3600 x 3600 pixels, 72 dpi, jpeg file.


Optional image example

OPTIONAL IMAGES
If you wish to represent your design better, we would further recommend that you upload 4 optional images, each placed on a 1800 x 1800 pixel canvas, again 72 dpi jpeg files.


Optional data

SUPPORT FILES
Finally, and very optionally, depending on your work, you you may also desire to support your design presentation with video or pdf documents, or provide a private link to more data.


Designer registering an account for awards consideration

TAKE PART STEP #1
Register to A' Design Award & Competition for taking part in A' Design Award. Make a quick registration with just your name, surname and email, or provide a full-registration with your complete profile details. Remember to confirm your e-mail address after registration to fully activate your profile.

Designer uploading a design to awards website

TAKE PART STEP #2
Login to A' Design Award & Competition. Upload your design from your control panel which is displayed and made available to you after your login. You can upload as many designs as you like, indeed seasoned laureates often upload multiple projects to get preliminary scores for all their recent works and portfolio.

Designer nominating a work for awards consideration

TAKE PART STEP #3
Nominate your design for A' Design Award & Competition, especially if you have a preliminary score of six (6) or higher, you got a good chance. If there are jury suggestions, follow them. That's it. It is free to sign-up for an account and you also get a free preliminary score for your uploaded designs.


Join A' Design Award today for fame, prestige and publicity as well as to promote and advertise your name and your excellency in design. Position and market yourself as a leader in design industry.


References and Sources.

Lists of award-winning projects featured, from first row to last row, from left to right, in order of appearance: — 1 #134335 Terra Branding2 #107048 Dimension in the Shadows Calendar3 #41512 Calendar 2016 “Park” Calendar4 #133445 Better Bodies Hi Brand Identity5 #44395 Reflexio Typography project6 #52277 Horticultural Expo 2019 Logo and VI7 #68775 Love and Blind Brand Identity8 #87653 Typeface Calendar9 #55515 Picglaze Sample Book Catalogue of materials10 #58173 Calendar 2018 “Tri-leg” Calendar11 #48986 Calendar 2018 “Puzzle” Calendar12 #33956 SATA | BIA - Blue Islands Açor Brand Identity13 #36802 Dressing The Screen Exhibition Identity14 #67954 Paper Flight Show of papers15 #26408 calendar 2013 “Town” Calendar16 #29510 Calendar 2014 “Town” Calendar17 #29513 Calendar 2014 “Farm” Calendar18 #32795 Jazz book19 #57104 Terra Branding20 #58984 Dimension in the Shadows Calendar21 #86317 Calendar 2016 “Park” Calendar22 #42136 Better Bodies Hi Brand Identity23 #50394 Reflexio Typography project24 #31852 Horticultural Expo 2019 Logo and VI25 #79284 Love and Blind Brand Identity26 #61514 Typeface Calendar27 #123094 Picglaze Sample Book Catalogue of materials28 #102975 Calendar 2018 “Tri-leg” Calendar29 #58537 Calendar 2018 “Puzzle” Calendar30 #78022 SATA | BIA - Blue Islands Açor Brand Identity31 #63742 Dressing The Screen Exhibition Identity32 #79119 Paper Flight Show of papers33 #68554 calendar 2013 “Town” Calendar34 #122733 Calendar 2014 “Town” Calendar35 #136443 Calendar 2014 “Farm” Calendar36 #58304 Jazz book37 #39748 Reflect Dynamic brand identity38 #45776 Topology Illustration39 #79023 WKS Group Environmental Statement40 #39663 Chirming Poster41 #63744 Mangata Patisserie Bakery Visual Identity42 #119111 Math Alive Brand Identity43 #121305 Floating Life To Help People44 #22744 Utrecht City Theatre Corporate identity45 #103530 Cut and Paste Branding46 #110189 Muse Conceptual Exhibtion47 #26405 calendar 2013 “Safari” Calendar48 #29027 Nankin Lab Corporate Design49 #29514 Calendar 2014 “Botanical Life” Calendar50 #35357 Calendar 2015 “Town” Calendar51 #93258 The Moment 2020 Calendar52 #114115 Primary Residence Type Design53 #26642 Alicia Rius Photography Business card54 #64419 Way of Knowledge Book Design.