A' Design Award
Good design deserves great recognition.
The A' Design Award helps designers worldwide to advertise, publicize and promote their good designs. The ultimate aim of the A' Design Award is to create a global appreciation and understanding for good design.
The A' Design Award publicity services and media exposure provides victorious designers with a 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 the 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 the A' Design Award consideration.
Fame, prestige and publicity
Dominate design industry by winning a prestigious, respected and coveted award that gets you published and promoted worldwide.
Trophy, certificate and yearbook
The A' Design Award winners are given a special design award trophy, certificate of design excellence, award-winner logo and the yearbook of award-winning projects.
Exhibition, public relations and gala night.
Empower your designs with a well-designed, world-class public relations programme. Get your work exhibited in Italy and internationally. Get invited to the Gala-Night and Award Ceremony. Enjoy Good public relations.
Design award winners
The A' Design Award winner showcase is a source of amazing and unlimited inspiration and creativity for everyone interested in good design.
Latest design trends
Affluent customers and design buyers regularly check the A' Design Award winner's showcase to discover the latest designs, trendsetting products, original projects and creative art.
Join design award
Good design deserves great recognition, if you have a good design, nominate it for the A' Design Award & Competition, and you too may become a winner and get your design recognized, respected, promoted and advertised worldwide.
Design for a better future
The A' Design Award aims to highlight, advertise and promote good design for a better future. The A' Design Award aims to channel the attention of press, interactive media, design journalists, distributors and buyers to the award-winning designs.
Universal design principles
The A' Design Award aims to provide a fair, ethical, apolitical and competitive platform for companies, designers and innovators worldwide to compete on. A' Design Award aims to provide a global audience for award winners to showcase their success and talents to.
Promoting good design
The A' Design Award is an international 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.
Who wins the A' Design Award
The A' Design Award is given to best designs. Submission is open to all concept stage works, prototypes as well as finished works and realized projects.
Unique award trophy
The A' Design Award Trophy was designed to be realized by the newest production techniques in order to underline the innovation behind award-winning designs.
The A' Design Award trophies are realized by 3D metal printing of stainless steel. Platinum and Gold A' Design Award trophies are electro plated in gold color.
What is awarded?
You can nominate original and innovative design work designed within the last 5 years. There are over hundred categories for nomination.
Who is awarded?
The A' Design Award is open to all entities, businesses and individuals, from all countries, in all industries.
When is awarded?
Late entry deadline is on February, 28th of every year. Results are announced to winners starting from April 15th. Public results announcement is usually made on May 1st.
Every year, the A' Design Award & Competition exhibits the award-winning designs in Italy as well as abroad in other countries.
Good design exhibition
Eligible A' Design Award winners are provided free of charge exhibition space in the international design exhibition. No matter how big or small your design, it will be exhibited.
Exhibit your good design
If you are unable to send a physical version of your award-winning design, the A' Design Award will prepare a large poster presentation and exhibit your work on behalf of you.
International design exhibition
A' Design Award works hard to exhibit all award-winning designs in multiple countries each year to ensure your design is properly exhibited worldwide.
Design exhibition in Italy
For each international design exhibition, as well as for exhibition of your designs in Italy, you will be given a certificate, a proof of exhibition that may be relevant for your academic progression.
Showcase your design
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 new audiences.
40×40 Design exhibition
40×40 Exhibitions are international good design exhibitions featuring outstanding works of 40 designers from 40 countries.
Exhibition of good designs
The A' Design Award Winners are invited to take part in 40×40 Exhibitions by sending their works. Acceptance to 40×40 Exhibition is subject to the exhibition curator.
Curate a design exhibition
The A' Design Award laureates are empowered to host and curate their own 40×40 design exhibition, allowing them to take the center stage as the exhibition curators.
MUSEO DEL DESIGN
The Museo del Design is a super contemporary design museum in Como, Italy. Museo del Design will be accepting select A' Design Award winner designs to its permanent collection.
Winner design exhibition
The A' Design Award organizes an annual design exhibition at the Museo del Design. All the winners of the A' Design Award will have their works exhibited at the Museo del Design.
Exhibition in Italy
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.
Design award certificate
Eligible 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.
Certificate of Excellence
The A' Design Award Winners' Certificate is a great tool to communicate your outstanding achievement to your audiences. The A' Design Award Winners' Certificate is stamped, signed, framed and presented to you during gala-night.
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.
Yearbook of best designs
The A' Design Award & Competition winners are published in the annual yearbook by DesignerPress in Italy. The award-winner design yearbooks help promote the award-winning works.
Design award book
Hardcopy versions of the A' Design Award winner designs yearbook is distributed to key journalists, important universities and design associations.
Good designs are published
Eligible winners of the A' Design Award are included in the award-winner design yearbook. Laureates of the A' Design Award are listed as co-editors of the best design yearbook.
Hardcover design yearbook
The A' Design Award yearbook of best designs are available as hardcover editions in addition to digital editions, all designed, registered, printed and distributed in Italy, in English, registered with valid ISBN numbers.
High-quality design book
The A' Design Award books are full color digital printed on acid-free paper to preserve the designs for long periods of time. The A' Design Award books are great additions to any design library.
Books featuring good design
The hardcover versions of the A' Design Award best design yearbooks are distributed to winners of the A' Design Award during gala-night and award ceremony. The A' Design Award best design yearbooks are available for sale at select retailers and museum shops.
Design award gala-night
The A' Design Award organizes a unique gala night and award ceremony near the beautiful Como Lake in Italy for award winners.
Journalist, industry leaders, prominent designers, big brands and important companies are invited to join the gala night in order to create networking opportunities for award winners.
Celebration for good design
Eligible winners of the A' Design Award are invited to join the gala night and award ceremony. Design ward winners are presented their design award trophy, certificate and trophy on gala night stage.
Red carpet design event
The A' Design Award gala night and award ceremony is super exclusive, black-tie, red-carpet event fod good design.
Black-tie design event
Very important people such as ambassadors, influential journalists and industry leaders are provided VIP invitations to join the gala night.
Glamorous design event
Winners of the A' Design Award are called to gala night stage to celebrate their success and retrieve their design prize.
LA NOTTE PREMIO A'
Celebration occasion exclusively reserved for the A' Design Award winners. During the A' Design Award gala night, he Prime Designer of the Year title, is also given to the best designer of the year.
ARS FUTURA CULTURA
During the A' Design Award events, designers find the opportunity to meet and discuss strategies and policies to advance the design discipline. The A' Design Award winners are invited to join special meetings to promote design industry and award-winner designers.
Good design for a better future
Ars Futura Cultura, in latin, means arts cultivate the future. The A' Design Award invests heavily in promoting good design, arts and architecture every year.
World design consortium
World Design Consortium is a global design, architecture, innovation and engineering agency, winner of tens of thousands of awards.
Good design in all industries
World Design Consortium have thousands of world-class members representing the very brightest creatives in all industries. World Design Consortium have specialized members in each and every industry.
Members from all countries
Winners of the A' Design Award are invited to join the World Design Consortium. World Design Consortium members rely on each other to expand the range of services and capabilities they offer professionally.
Patrons and sponsors
Over the years, the 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.
Marketing good design
Taking part in the A' Design Award is almost totally risk free through preliminary checking service that tells you how good your work is prior to nomination. Preliminary score is provided completely free of charge to each entrant. The A' Design Award does not ask contractually obliged further fees from its winners. The A' Design Award spends most of its operating income for promoting its winners, creating a significant advertisement value. Companies and designers use the A' Design Award Winner Logo to promote themselves and attract new customers.
Design award in numbers
The A' Design Award is gaining significant popularity each year. Make sure to check the A' Design Award website to access statistics and information such as the number of registrations, submissions and winners. Updated numbers and statistics could be found at the A' Design Award website, in numbers page. We believe numbers are important for designers to understand what it means to be a winner.
Design award jury
The A' Design Award Jury is truly great and powerful, composed of established professionals, influential press members and academics, each design is given importance and equal consideration during voting.
Experienced design jury
The A' Design Award jury changes every year. The A' Design Award jury features a balanced composition of experienced design professionals, journalists, scholars and entrepreneurs to ensure each design is voted fairly.
Research through voting
During the voting processes, the A' Design Award jury members fill a custom criteria survey, and doing so indicate how a specific design award category should be voted better in the future.
The A' Design Award features a highly developed, ethical methodology for voting nominated entries. The A' Design Award evaluation includes score normalization, pre-established criteria and bias removal.
The A' Design Award jury votes are standardised based on the voting criteria. Jury scores are normalised to ensure all works are fairly evaluated.
The A' Design Award jury votes individually, no juror effects the votes of another juror, the voting panel is easy to use, yet requires a careful analysis of the works to be voted.
The A' Design Award was developed as a part of a Ph.D. thesis at Politecnico di Milano, in Milan, Italy, after analysis of over hundred design competitions.
Better with research
The A' Design Award platform is constantly developed via survey results and through ongoing research in order to provide the most value for the competition participants.
The 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.
The A' Design Prize includes but not limited to logo license, public relations, advertising and reputation services. The A' Design Prize further contains design award trophy, design award yearbook and the design award certificate.
Design award prize
The A' Design Award eligible winners will receive their personalized winner package that includes their printed and framed excellence in design certificate, 3D printed metal award trophy, the A' Design Award winner yearbook of best designs, manual for design award winners, A3 posters, A3 certificates, and more.
Given during gala night
The A' Design Award winner kit is given to eligible winners during the A' Design Award gala night. If you are unable to join the gala-night and award celebration events, you can order your kit to be shipped to your address.
Design award winner logo
Winners of the A' Design Award are provided a special license to use the design award-winner logo. The A' Design Award winner logo can be freely implemented to product packages, marketing materials, communications and public relation campaigns to help differentiate award-winning designs.
Winner logo formats
The A' Design Award winner logo is available in many formats and can be incorporated into all sorts of advertisements free of charge, and can be used freely by your agents and dealers with regards to promoting your award-winning designs.
Winner logo license
The A' Design Award winner logo is provided free of charge to all design award winners, and the A' Design Award grants unlimited usage to eligible winners, without yearly fees, without recurrent costs.
Good design logo
The A' Design Award winner logo helps you communicate the excellent design values embedded in your design to your customers.
To leverage their award-winner status and get further benefits, the A' Design Award winners use the award winner design logos in their communications, prominently and visibly.
Make a difference
The A' Design Award winner logo is expected to create a positive impact during a client's decision towards you and your work. The A' Design Award winner logo is designed to communicate your design excellence to your consumers and customers.
Symbol of excellence
The A' Design Award winner logo is a great symbol to communicate your design excellence, quality and capabilities.
There is a distinct award-winner logo for each industry. Each award winner logo was designed following industry best practices, taking into consideration historical use and heritage.
Exclusive for winners
Many awards require additional or annual payments for unlimited logo use license. The A' Design Award winners are able to use their award-winner logo unlimitedly and free of charge without added costs or annual licensing fees.
Sell your design
Being an A' Design Award winner is just the beginning, eligible laureates are provided with complimentary mediation and brokerage services for selling their conceptual designs.
Designers are kind, polite individuals who might have difficulty in making contracts with businesses, but we will be there to help.
The A' Design Award, together with the Design Mediators, provides support to eligible designers to help form legal contracts with companies who are interested in buying design concepts.
SALONE DEL DESIGNER
The A' Design Award has founded the Salone del Designer, with the sole purpose to provide a platform for winners to sell their designs.
Sell design concepts
The A' Design Award winners can set a sales price for their work. The A' Design Award winners can customize their contracts for selling their award-winning designs through the Salone del Designer platform.
List your design for sale
Access to the Salone del Designer platform nd sales listing service is provided free of charge to all winners, however only award-winning designs can be listed for sale.
Using the DesignMegaStore platform, winner designers and companies can sell any of their designs or products, not only award winning works.
Sell good design
The DesignerMegaStore platform does not require a registration fee or annual listing fees from the A' Design Award winners to list their products for sale. Registration and listing is provided free of charge to all winners without annual fees.
Zero sales commission
The DesignMegaStore platform does not take any commissions from the sales of designs, products or projects of the A' Design Award winners. You keep all the revenues.
Join design tenders
Not just sell designs; but join design tenders to give a price quote for design and production of custom products, services and more for international buyers.
Sell design 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.
The A' Design Award benefits
Winning the A' Design Award helps you position your work as award-winning good design. The A' Design Award winners are promoted to journalists and media members worldwide. The A' Design Award winners are provided a public relations campaign to promote their award-winning designs worldwide.
Proof of design creation
Can you prove that you are indeed the original creator of your work? The Proof of Creation certificate given by the A' Design Award can be useful.
Certify your design
The Proof of Design Creation document is a signed, time and date recorded paper, to help prove that at a given time, you had the design concept in your hands.
Free design certification
The A' Design Award provides an easy way to obtain the Proof of Creation document, free for all participants. Please note that this is not a patent or registration.
Good public relations
The A' Design Award winners are provided with numerous public relations and advertising services through DesignPRWire to celebrate their success.
The scope of public relations services is not just digital, throughout the year, the DesignPRWire visits tradefairs and introduces award winning designs to design-oriented companies.
Connect with journalists
With services such as press release preparation and distribution, all free of charge, the A' Design Award increases your connectivity with the media and provides you with exposure throughout the year.
Join the A' Design Award
The A' Design Award helps you promote your good design. Winning the A' Design Award helps you gain fame, prestige and international publicity. Sign-up for a free design award account and submit your work today.
Press release preparation
The A' Design Award prepares a press release for all the winner designs. The A' Design Award also allows award winners to upload their own releases to our platform for international press release distribution.
Press release distribution
Design award winner press releases are distributed by DesignPRWire to a wide range of journalists in traditional media and online digital media.
Free press release
Electronic multi-media press release preparation and distribution services are provided to winners of the A' Design Award for free, without added costs.
The A' Design Award publishes interviews with the award winning designers at designerinterviews.com and all design award winners are eligible for complimentary interviews.
Interviews with designers
Designer interviews are also available at A' Design Award website and the interviews are part of the electronic media kit that are distributed to media members and journalists as part of public relations campaigns.
Journalists like interviews
Designer interviews are prepared in a way to encourage their usage without attribution to A' Design Award, this helps journalists to write their articles faster.
Interviews on design
The A' Design Award publishes interviews regarding award winning designs at design-interviews.com and the design interview service is provided free of charge for all design award winners.
Design Interviews, which are also available at the A' Design Award website, are part of the electronic media kit that are distributed to journalists.
Journalists use interviews
Design Interviews platform was designed in a way to incentivize coverage by the journalists without attribution to the A' Design Award, to help journalists write feature stories faster.
The A' Design Award publishes interviews with the legendary designers at design-legends.com and as a laureate, we would be honored to feature you and your award winning design at our platforms.
Design Legends interviews help award-winning designers express themselves and explain their designs better to worldwide audiences in long-text format.
Design Legends interviews are included in your electronic media kits that are distributed to the media. Your interviews are also available to you for your own use.
The A' Design Award publishes interviews of magnificent designers at magnificentdesigners.com and award-winners are all contacted to schedule for an interview and talk about their award-winning designs.
Magnificent media platform
Magnificent Designers platform allows laureates to communicate their perspectives on designs with easy to follow questions and answers format.
Magnificent Designers, along with our other interview platforms provides design-oriented audiences rich and high quality knowledge and wisdom on adesign, a perspective to philosophy of designers behind original and creative works.
The A' Design Prize
The A' Design Award Prize includes almost everything needed to promote good design. Eligible laureates of the A' Design Award are given the coveted A' Design Prize that includes but not limited to design award-winner logo, design award certificate, design award yearbook publication, design award gala night invitation, design award trophy, design award exhibition and more.
International Design News Network (IDNN) helps your designs get international coverage through publications in all major languages.
Reach the world
IDNN Network publications reaches almost all of the world population in their native language, and helps you communicate your designs to audiences far and beyond.
IDNN Network publishes award-winning design news in over hundred languages, in over hundred publications, for true global outreach.
Best Design Creative Network (BDCN) is all about communicating your excellence in design within your locality. BDCN helps you get discovered when best design in your region is searched for.
Showcase your design
There are many BDCN Network websites, each specialized in a distinct geographic area. Each BDCN Network website showcases the best of the best works from a specific region.
Promote your design
When you win the A' Design Award, you will be listed in your local BDCN Network publication aimed to attract local clients, consumers, customers and buyers to your design.
BEST Designers Network
Best Designers Network (BEST) is all about delivering due respects, recognition and good reputation rightfully deserved by the A' Design Award laureates. Winners of the A' Design Award are listed in the Best Designers Network.
Get recognized, respected and published among other acclaimed and brilliant design masters, and get found when good design is searched for.
Winners of the A' Design Award, with their outstanding and excellent designs, deserve all the fame and influence. Getting listed at Best Designers Platform, is only one of the many perks of winning the A' Design Award.
Design News Exchange Network (DXGN) spotlights, publishes and features good designs worldwide. DXGN features and publishes articles on award-winning good design.
Be the design news
DXGN, the design news network, is composed of many amazing magazines that feature award-winning designers and their work. When you win the A' Design Award, you will get eligible to be featured at the DXGN Network.
Reach new audiences
Winners of the A' Design Award are provided free editorial coverage. The A' Design Award prepares news articles featuring award-winning designs at the DXGN Network.
Good Design News Network (GOOD) is composed of many publications that feature good design in different industries. GOOD Network is composed of many publications, each specialized in a given industry.
For each and every industry, there is a distinct GOOD Network publication that will feature, spotlight and highlight your award-winning works. Get your design published in the GOOD Network.
Good design showcased
Good design deserves great recognition. Winners of the A' Design Award will be prominently featured and published in the GOOD design news network.
The A' Design Award provides many tools for journalists to reach good design content. Accredited journalists are given access to exclusive interviews, design images and press releases.
For design journalists
The A' Design Award newsroom empowers journalists to interview award winners. Journalists can download press releases and high-resolution images of awarded designs.
Designed for media coverage
The A' Design Award newsroom provides design journalists with ready to use images, interviews and content. The A' Design Award newsroom allows journalists to easily feature your award-winning designs and provide you with fast media coverage.
Premium portfolio presentation service at the designers.org website is provided to winners of the A' Design Award, free of charge. Award winners use their designers.org premium portfolio to showcase their award-winning designs to design-oriented audiences worldwide.
The designers.org website is highly selective for the quality of designs that are accepted, showcased and exhibited in their platform; only award-winning designs are accepted for showcase promotion.
Good design portfolio
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 at the designers.org website platform.
Security comes first
The security of your submissions, your personal data and designs is of uttermost importance to the A' Design Award.
Secure hash algorithm
Your personal data is saved with secure hash algorithm and even we do not know your password. Furthermore, connections are secured with SSL.
The A' Design Award is continuously improved to provide your award-winning designs with new and exciting promotion and publicity opportunities. Every year, we do our best to refine and improve the A' Design Prize to serve you better.
How to join the A' Design Award
Taking part in the A' Design Award is easy. First, sign-up for an account. It is free to sign-up for an account. Second, upload your design. It is free to upload your work. Third, nominate your work for awards consideration.
The A' Design Award publishes the international designer rankings at the Designer Rankings website that is easily accessible by public and media. The Designer Rankings website feature the number of awards won by each designer and their total score and final rankings. Top 10 designers, top 100 designers and top 1000 designers worldwide can be accessed.
The Designer Rankings website allows potential customers to find high-ranking designers. High-ranking design teams allow their designer ranking status to impress their clients and customers. Journalists check the Designer Rankings website to discover good designers.
Rise in design rankings
The winners of the A' Design Award are included in the design rankings. Each award-winning design contributes a point towards better and higher designer ranking. The Designer Rankings platform helps award-winning designers and their awarded designs gain exposure.
World design rankings
The World Design Rankings platform is a ranking of countries and regions based on their design capablities. The World Design Rankings showcases the top countries, regions and territories, based on their design award success.
Prestige and honor
The World Design Rankings website lists the very best brands, designers, artists and architects within a given territory. You will be increasing your regional score in the global world design rankings, bringing honor and prestige to your region, for each design award you win.
The World Design Rankings platform is a very inclusive, worldwide ranking system for design, with representation from all major industries and all territories. Obtaining a high rank in the World Design Rankings platform will help you communicate your design excellence to journalists and buyers from a unique perspective.
Alliance of International Business Associations (AIBA).Free membership for award winning associations, organizations, institutions and clubs.
International Society of Product Manufacturers. Free membership for award winning product manufacturers and companies.
International Bureau of Service Providers. Free membership for award winning businesses and institutions in tertiary sector of the economy.
International Association of Designers. Free membership opportunity for A' Design Award laureates.
International Council of Creative Industries. Free membership for award winning businesses and institutions related to creativity.
International Design Club. Free membership for award winning creative agencies, architecture offices, artists workshops and designer studios.
The A' Design Award will review your submission for free. The A' Design Award will inform you how good your design is prior to nomination. You will get a free preliminary design score that ranges from zero (0) to ten (10). Ten (10) is the highest preliminary design score. High preliminary design score means your design is good.
Preliminary design score service is provided to you free of charge. Your preliminary design score is confidential. When you submit your work to the A' Design Award, your submission will be reviewed, and you will be provided a numerical preliminary design score together with suggestions on how to improve your design presentation.
You will get your design reviewed for free and you will learn how good your work actually is. The A' Design Award will provide you with suggestions to make your presentation better. If you get a high preliminary score for your submission, you may want to nominate your design for the A' Design Award consideration.
Social media promotion
The A' Design Award winners are featured in social media platforms. The A' Design Award have created many tools to help you advertise and promote your design in social media.
Reach out to your prospective customers and connect with your existing clients in social media. The A' Design Award winners benefit from exclusive social media promotions created to promote award-winning designs.
public relations agency
If you need a public relations agency for design, you will be happy to learn that the A' Design Prize comes with significant number of public relations and promotions services. Public relations services are provided free of charge to winners of the A' Design Award.
Design of the day
Design of the day initiative aims to create social awareness for a distinct award-winning design work each day. Design of the day is promoted in hundreds of publications as well as social media.
Designer of the day
Designer of the day initiative aims to create social awareness for a distinct award-winning designer each day. Designer of the day is promoted in hundreds of publications as well as social media.
Interview of the day
Design interview of the day initiative aims to create social awareness for a distinct award-winning design interview each day. Design interview of the day is promoted in hundreds of publications as well as social media.
Design legend of the day
Design legend of the day initiative aims to boost and promote a distinct award-winning designer in social media as well as at hundreds of magazines and publications.
Design team of the day
Design team of the day initiative aims to boost and promote a distinct award-winning design team, usually a design team, in new media and hundreds of digital publications.
Design highlight of the day
Design highlight of the day initiative helps us promote your design and your image as an award-winner in social media, as well as hundreds of magazines and publications.
Advertising good design
As a business, you might already be spending tons of money on the advertisements, you already know the costs and prize for publications, advertorial and editorial placements but most importantly you know it is best when customers find you, when you are the spotlight.
Winning the A' Design Award could help you secure much needed editorial space at both the traditional, new and social media. Winning the A' Design Award could create publicity that your designs very much deserves. Winning the A' Design Award may help you attract prospective clients and customers to your business.
The A' Design Awards provide its winners with really good public relations services, press release preparation and press release distribution service, mass media syndication and access to an exclusive advertisement network. Winning the A' Design Award will help you advertise your good designs easily.
The A' Design Award offers many scholarship programs to provide opportunity for start-ups and young designers to take part in the design competition free of charge with their good designs. The purpose of these sponsorship programs is to make the design competition more fair, ethical and accessible.
By taking part in our award sponsorship programs, you can earn free entry tickets to nominate your designs for the A' Design Award consideration. There are many design award entry sponsorship programs available, some of them are very simple to take part.
Design ambassador program
Design Ambassador program is one of the many design award scholarship programs we offer. If you perform a few simple tasks to help us create an awareness for good design, you may be granted free entry tickets to nominate your designs for the international design awards.
The A' Design Award winner designs are translated to almost all major languages free of charge. The winners of the A' Design Award are published and promoted in all major languages.
Multilingual design promotion
In addition to the free of charge design translation services provided by the A' Design Award, award-winners could further provide translations of their work in their native languages. The A' Design Award will promote award-winning works in many languages.
Global design promotion
Reach majority of the world population in their native language. Get your good design promoted to buyers, journalists, businesses and design enthusiasts that speak foreign languages. Help the world discover your work.
Design competition categories
The A' Design Award is organized under many competition categories in order to reach the widest audience possible. Large number of design award categories allow designers and brands from different industries to compete in a truly international multi-disciplinary competition.
Design award categories
Research indicates that the worth and value of an award increases proportionally to its reach. Having a large number of competition categories allows the A' Design Award to reach a large number of people from diverse backgrounds.
Nominate your good design
The A' Design Award is open to nomination of all types of designs. You can nominate designs already realized and released to the market. You can also nominate design concepts and prototypes that are not yet released to the market.
The A' Design Award categories
The A' Design Award have many competition categories. There are award categories for product design, industrial design, interior design, architecture, furniture design, packaging design, fashion design, jewelry design, packaging design, graphics design, illustration, digital art and more. You can access the full list of design award categories at the A' Design Award website.
The A' Design Award respects designers and companies who take part in the accolades. The design awards logo and publicity services are provided free of charge to all eligible winners. Design award trophies, yearbooks and certificates are distributed free of charge during the gala night to eligible winners.
Big design prize
A' Design Award winners are eligible to obtain the A' Design Prize which includes public relations, advertising and promotion services. A' Design Award winners are given a broad logo license to promote their designs worldwide as award-winning designs.
Winners are winners
If you win the A' Design Award, you do not have to pay any contractually obliged further fees. The A' Design Award does not force its laureates to pay so called winner fees.
The A' Design Award grants you access to the A' Prestige System that provides you with special opportunities to benefit from very exclusive intangible and tangible benefits.
Winners of the A' Design Award are able to accumulate special prestige tokens that could be exchanged for a plethora of privileged benefits and highly exclusive services.
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 the permanent collection of a design museum, are only some of the perks that may be obtained by using the A' Prestige Tokens.
The A' Design Star is a unique design recognition programme that is aimed to recognize and reward time-proven design capabilities.
Design star emblem
The A' Design Star Emblem is a very special symbol awarded to select top designers, brands, innovators and agencies that are able to repeatedly and consistently create good designs.
Design star guide
The A' Design Star guide lists the A' Design Star recognized 8-Star, 7-Star and 6-Star designers. The A' Design Star is aimed to help large enterprises and brands to find reliable design providers.
World design ratings
Winners of the A' Design Award will be listed at World Design Ratings, together with their WDC-Rank, designer title and designer honorifics.
The winners of the A' Design Award 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.
Your designer honorific title serves more than just to praise your excellent skills, they serve to signal your audiences to treat you with the uttermost respect you deserve as an outstanding designer.
Select winners of the A' Design Award will be eligible to have a video interview published about their profile and award-winning designs.
Eligible laureates of the A' Design Award will have the opportunity to get their award-winning designs professionally spotlighted and video-captured.
Your video interviews and spotlight videos, will be published and actively promoted at our online video channels to help you reach new audiences.
The motto of the A' Design Award is Ars Futura Cultura, which means arts cultivate the future, arts for the culture of future. The A' Design Award believe that the future is shaped by arts, design and technology, thus there is need of good design for a better future.
Designed for designers
The A' Design Award is created to bring together designers, companies, design-oriented audiences and design journalists. The A' Design Award aims to highlight good design products and services to design-oriented audiences.
Winning the A' Design Award is a certificate of excellence for designers, a proof of good design quality for companies. Having the A' Design Award attracts the eyes of design-oriented audiences worldwide.
A' Design Award
The A' Design Award is an international design competition organized in Italy to recognize and promote good design worldwide. The A' Design Prize includes the award-winner logo, design excellence certificate, design award trophy, as well as public relations and marketing services to promote good designs.
Design award levels
The A' Design Award is always awarded in five tiers: the Platinum A' Design Award, the Gold A' Design Award, the Silver A' Design Award, the Bronze A' Design Award and the Iron A' Design Award. These design award tiers are reserved for winner designs.
Design award recognition
In addition to design award levels, there are also the honorable A' Design Award Runner-up and the A' Design Award Participant status, the A' Design Award Nominee tag, together with A' Design Award Withdrawn and the A' Design Award Disqualified status.
Design business award
When you sign-up and upload your design to the A' Design Award you gain professional insight. The A' Design Award will provide you with a score to your work that ranges from zero (0) to ten (10). This score is provided to you free of charge. The preliminary score is completely confidential.
Good award for design
The A' Design Award gives a lot of importance to promote and advertise award winning designs adequately. We believe that a good design award should offer more than a logo, a good design competition should provide more than a certificate, a good design prize is more than a trophy.
Designed for good
Every single element that makes the A' Design Award 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.
Coveted design prize
Design award winner logo, design award trophy, design award winners book, design award winner certificate, design award gala-night, design award exhibition, and design award marketing services for good design awaits eligible winners.
Young design award
The Young Design Pioneer Award is a special recognition granted by International Design Club to a young yet highly professional and creative designer under the age of 40.
Award for young designers
Young winners of the A' Design Award are eligible to be nominated for the Young Design Pioneer Award and obtain their special certificate and trophy to celebrate the occasion.
Recognizing your potential
The Young Design Pioneer Award 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.
Innovator of the year
The Innovator of the Year Award 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.
Award for innovators
The Innovator of the Year Award recognizes the use of good design in business to create superior products and projects that benefit the society, customers, clients as well as employees.
The Innovator of the Year Award recipients are given the Innovation 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.
Designer of the year
The Prime Designer of the Year Award is the highest achievement granted by International Association of Designers, to award-winning designers to celebrate their success. Every year, only one Prime Designer of the Year title is granted.
Award for best designers
The Prime Designer of the Year Award certificate is signed by 40 world-class master designers. Obtaining the Designer of the Year title is a great honour.
Trophy for best designers
The Prime Designer of the Year Award recipients are also given a special metal trophy to celebrate their success. A' Design Award winners have a chance to get elected as the Prime Designer of the Year.
Design award trophy
The Omega Particle is the name of the trophy given to the A' Design Award winners. The Trophy represent infinite possibilities of a design process.
Good award trophy
The A' Design Award trophy is a tangible, durable reminder of your design award achievement. The A' Design Award trophy serves as a recognition and evidence of your design merit. The A' Design Award trophy helps winners to communicate their success.
Promote your victory
Eligible winners of the A' Design Award are gifted their award trophies during the gala night. The A' Design Award trophy is a great way to promote your victory.
The A' Design Award has many media partners every year. The A' Design Award media partners are important publications in the fields of design and architecture. The A' Design Award media partners pledge to publish a selection of winners.
Design media exposure
By taking part and nominating your work, you gain direct exposure to the design journalists and media. Every year, the A' Design Awards organizes a big public relations campaign to promote award winning designers.
Design media promotion
In addition to getting your work seen by journalists and media in the design industry, you will also get an opportunity to be discovered by journalists, editors and media members in all other industries. We send our press releases to journalists, media and publications in all industries.
In addition to the A' Design Award yearbooks, the A' Design Award winners get an exclusive opportunity to get published in the Prime Edition books. The Prime Editions are ultra-premium, extra-large, carefully curated, high-quality, outstanding photobooks that publish award-winning excellent designs, original art and innovative architecture worldwide.
Your design book
The Designer Prime Editions are books that publish award-winning works of just one designer. Plus, The Category Prime Editions publish award-winning works from a given design award category. Finally, The Locality Prime Editions publish award-winning works from distinct territories.
Quality design books
Winners of the A' Design Award will have the exclusive opportunity to have their award-winning works published in the Prime Editions publications. Top award-winning designers will have a special opportunity to have a book dedicated to just their own works.
Award for brands
The A' Design Award is for everybody, but big brands know better how to use the design award efficiently for promoting their works. Not just world-famous companies but also small and medium-sized enterprises join the A' Design Award to promote their products.
Award for companies
Enterprises especially use the design award logo, and the design award-winning status to promote sales of their products, projects and services. Enterprises use the design award winner status to celebrate success of their research and development teams.
Award for businesses
Companies benefit from the international publicity, advertising and marketing services provided to the A' Design Award winners. You too can enjoy all these advertising and promotion benefits if you win the A' Design Award.
To take part in the A' Design Award you need one primary main image that represents your design. Your design image shall be placed in a canvas that is 3600 x 3600 pixels, and should be a 72 dpi resolution, jpeg file.
If you wish to represent your design better, we would further recommend that you upload up to 4 optional images, each placed on a 1800 x 1800 pixel canvas, your images should have 72 dpi resolution, and should be jpeg files.
Finally, you will have an opportunity to support your design presentation with an optional video presentation, a private access link or a PDF document up to 40 pages, accessible only to jurors.
Register to the A' Design Award website for taking part in the A' Design Award. During registration, you will type in your name, surname and email. Confirm your e-mail address after registration to fully activate your profile. It is free to create an account at the A' Design Award website.
Login to the A' Design Award website. Upload your design. You can upload as many designs as you like. It is free and very easy to upload your designs.
Join A' Design Award today for fame, prestige and publicity. 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, in order of appearance:
— 1 #126895 Enduro2 Electric MotoBike — 2 #98513 L1 All Blue Watch — 3 #135986 Chengdu NBD Centre Architecture — 4 #68554 Trofeo Electric Bicycle Electric Bicycle — 5 #69025 Various Stars Sale House — 6 #77114 Elysium Royal Majlis — 7 #79119 Tangxing No.5 Residential House — 8 #86300 Ion Endoluminal System Robotic Platform/Minimally Invasive Care — 9 #89629 Source One Vodka Spirits and Alcohol — 10 #102184 WF01 Wheelchair — 11 #122063 Lattice Chair Weaving Armchair — 12 #58537 Stay Sixty Refillable Drinks Bottle — 13 #76515 Eye Candy Creative Photography — 14 #83650 The Check In Luggage — 15 #104729 Lavazza Desea Coffee Machine — 16 #117296 The Majestic Watch Timepiece — 17 #119102 ShuiFa Info Town Property Exhibition Centre — 18 #127414 Sakura Shimizu Packaging — 19 #71721 Enduro2 Electric MotoBike — 20 #46104 L1 All Blue Watch — 21 #133445 Chengdu NBD Centre Architecture — 22 #50394 Trofeo Electric Bicycle Electric Bicycle — 23 #54318 Various Stars Sale House — 24 #28801 Elysium Royal Majlis — 25 #50769 Tangxing No.5 Residential House — 26 #46763 Ion Endoluminal System Robotic Platform/Minimally Invasive Care — 27 #27603 Source One Vodka Spirits and Alcohol — 28 #31501 WF01 Wheelchair — 29 #75776 Lattice Chair Weaving Armchair — 30 #77114 Stay Sixty Refillable Drinks Bottle — 31 #61514 Eye Candy Creative Photography — 32 #40832 The Check In Luggage — 33 #92952 Lavazza Desea Coffee Machine — 34 #102975 The Majestic Watch Timepiece — 35 #55245 ShuiFa Info Town Property Exhibition Centre — 36 #138805 Sakura Shimizu Packaging — 37 #132633 Ikona Maxxi Pure Extraction Hood and Purifier — 38 #138805 Tensegrity Deployable Sensor for Disaster Area — 39 #139457 Lavazza Classy Plus Coffee Machine — 40 #76664 Found Awareness — 41 #81422 Bandage Sofa — 42 #92952 Lougang City CBD for Taihu — 43 #102975 Catzz Cat Bed — 44 #103479 Alignment to Air 3D Animation — 45 #106350 CanguRo Mobility Robot — 46 #118923 Pepsi Chinas People Daily New Media Beverage — 47 #123073 Pepsi Football Packaging — 48 #132662 First Shiguangli Marketing Center — 49 #136443 Miracle of Birth Choker — 50 #136965 DC 3 Stool — 51 #45018 Silvia Bathtub — 52 #50394 Tre Modular Concrete Tile Series — 53 #55687 LIFEWTR Series 1 Bottle Graphics — 54 #55857 Floh Travel Luggage.