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The A’Design Award and Competition sprouted from the desire to underline the best designs and well-designed products. Take your chance on receiving worldwide recognition for your work, nominate and register your designs here before the submissions deadline on February 28, 2020.

2020 A' design award and competition - call for entries

astron shape shifting rug shape by ingrid kulper A’ design award winner in furniture, decorative items and homeware design category, 2019 image © ewa malmsten nordell

2020 A' design award and competition - call for entries

coral heart installation by sammy liu – golden eagle A’ design award winner in lighting products and lighting projects design category, 2019 image © photographer sammy liu, coral heart, 2019

Pavomea Chickpea Crisp Food Package. A' Design Award Winner for Packaging Design Category in 2018. Jansword Zhu for Jansword Design

Pavomea Chickpea Crisp Food Package.
A’ Design Award Winner for Packaging Design Category in 2018. Jansword Zhu for Jansword Design

 

The award-winning products and designs are highlighted to the international public via the A’ Design Award Gala-Night and Exhibition in Italy and they are communicated to all relevant press across the world.

Check out the 2019 winners right here and if you’re in it to win it (in 2020)…

Scroll down to get all the intel and register your designs before February 28 to take a shot at pure red designer gold!

2020 A' design award and competition - call for entries

octo pendant lamp by daniela morales cantú A’ design award winner in lighting products and lighting projects design category, 2019 image © daniela morales

Origins, Mission And Vision

The A’ Design Award & Competition was developed after a scientific research study based on prior analysis of 1,000 other design competitions as well as ethnographic research and survey of over 500 designers and brands who take part in design competitions. The award is organized by OMC Design Studios SRL and its spinoffs and has earned the patronage of the following institutions: Como Cultural Department, The Bureau of European Design Associations. The competition aims to highlight, advertise advocate good design, designers and design oriented companies. As well as to channel the attention of press, interactive media platforms, design critics, distributors and buyers to the award winner.

The mission of the A’ Award and Competition is to provide a fair, ethical and competitive platform for companies, designers and innovators from all design fields with different experience levels, diverse disciplines and market focus to compete on while providing them a global audience to showcase their success and talents to. The A’ Award and Competition aims to act as blender; incessantly processing and progressing to bring together designers, companies and the press. Learn why it is called right here: A’ (A-Prime) Design Award.

2020 A' design award and competition - call for entries

jiangshan fishing village renovation by mix architecture A’ design award winner in architecture, building and structure design category, 2019 image © photographer hou bowen, nanjing, 2018

Xiao Mu Biao Liquor.
Silver A’ Design Award Winner for Packaging Design Category in 2018. Zeng Li for Hou Wei Creative Design

 

Fatopia Size Inclusive Fashion by Doyeon Yu. Silver A’ Design Award Winner for Fashion, Apparel and Garment Design Category in 2018. Doyeon Yu for C’est D. by Doyeon Yoni Yu

Green Conut Handmade Soap Bronze A' Design Award Winner for Packaging Design Category in 2018 Zi Huai Shen for Green Conut

Green Conut Handmade Soap.
Bronze A’ Design Award Winner for Packaging Design Category in 2018. Zi Huai Shen for Green Conut

Categories Galore

A’ Design Award and Competitions are organized and awarded annually in a wide range of categories. The are categorized into several subcategories:

Industrial Design Competitions; Furniture Design Competition, Packaging Design Competition, Lightning Design Competition, Toy Design Competition, Digital Devices Competition, Vehicle Design Competition, Home Appliances Design Competition, Medical and Scientific Design Competition. Architectural Design Competitions; Architectural Design Competition, Interior Design Competition. Graphic Design Competitions: Interface Design Competition, Graphic Design Competition, Computer Graphics and 3D Model Design Competition. Meta Competitions: Social Design Competition, Idea Design Competition and Meta Design Competition Technical and R&D Based Competitions: Engineering and Technical Design Competition, Material and Texture Design Competition. Photography and Cinema Competitions: Photography and Photo Manipulation Design Competition, Movie and Animation Design Competition, Other Important Competition Categories: Fashion Design Competition Food and Culinary Design Competition, Arts, Crafts and Ready-Made Design Competition and the Unexpected Design Competition.

2020 A' design award and competition - call for entries

dutz – jungle collection glass vase by sini majuri A’ design award winner in furniture, decorative items and homeware design category, 2019 image © heidi-hanna karhu, helsinki finland

2020 A' design award and competition - call for entries

the refiery091 restaurant by devesh pratyay A’ design award winner in interior space and exhibition design category, 2019 image © sameeer chawda

A' Design Award Trophy

The A’ Design Award Trophy. This trophy is unique and is realized in 3D Printing of Metal as it is not possible to realize with any other traditional technology.

Fluxus Poster Design For MoMa Fluxus. A' Design Award Winner for Graphics and Visual Communication Design Category in 2018. Qingru Joy Wu

Fluxus Poster Design For MoMa Fluxus.
A’ Design Award Winner for Graphics and Visual Communication Design Category in 2018.
Qingru Joy Wu

The Weight Of Textile Story Textile Design. Bronze A' Design Award Winner for Textile, Fabric, Textures, Patterns and Cloth Design Category in 2018. Sheng Qiu for Sheng Qiu

The Weight Of Textile Story Textile Design.
Bronze A’ Design Award Winner for Textile, Fabric, Textures, Patterns and Cloth Design Category in 2018. Sheng Qiu for Sheng Qiu

Creative Costumes Clothing. Bronze A' Design Award Winner for Fashion, Apparel and Garment Design Category in 2018. Hongrui Zhou for The Imperial Palace

Creative Costumes Clothing. Bronze A’ Design Award Winner for Fashion, Apparel and Garment Design Category in 2018. Hongrui Zhou for The Imperial Palace

Oriental Treasures Furniture Collection.
A’ Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2018.
Xuan Chen for Shishang Architecture

The Benefits Of Going Into Battle

The competition provides extensive and intense publicity to award-winning designs, it is considered as a quality and high-return alternative to any advertising you might be running provided that you have a good design that could win the accolade. For more benefits click here. For the Winners’ pack contents, click here. We are talking about extensive PR campaigns, Marketing&Consultancy, press communication in 20+ different languages… The Works!

Below, you will find a fragment of the 2018-2019 Winning Designs’ (Categories: Decorative Items, Interior Design) Lookbook. Time to slide right through!

The Tenderness of Wool Art Material. Silver A' Design Award Winner for Textile, Fabric, Textures, Patterns and Cloth Design Category in 2018. Wenyi Xiang for Wenyi Xiang

The Tenderness of Wool Art Material. Silver A’ Design Award Winner for Textile, Fabric, Textures, Patterns and Cloth Design Category in 2018. Wenyi Xiang for Wenyi Xiang

Reggae Music Poster Design. A’ Design Award Winner for Graphics and Visual Communication Design Category in 2018. Yu Chen for Dawn

Transcendence Clothing. Silver A' Design Award Winner for Fashion, Apparel and Garment Design Category in 2018. Xianyang Zhang

Transcendence Clothing. Silver A’ Design Award Winner for Fashion, Apparel and Garment Design Category in 2018. Xianyang Zhang

Buffering Poster. A' Design Award Winner for Graphics and Visual Communication Design Category in 2018. Taek Hyun Kim for Trinity International University

Buffering Poster.
A’ Design Award Winner for Graphics and Visual Communication Design Category in 2018.
Taek Hyun Kim for Trinity International University

Xiao Mu Biao Liquor.
Silver A’ Design Award Winner for Packaging Design Category in 2018. Zeng Li for Hou Wei Creative Design

2020 A' design award and competition - call for entries

vanke master sales center by zhou ping A’ design award winner in interior space and exhibition design category, 2019 image © sui sicong (main image: yuanlu community center by jie lee-challenge design A’ design award winner in architecture, building and structure design category, 2019 image © arch-exist)

2020 A' design award and competition - call for entries

kurio modular shelfing system by markus hofko A’ design award winner in furniture, decorative items and homeware design category, 2019 image © photographer markus hofko, 2019

Competition Publicity And Properties

With its database of tens of thousands of press contacts, the competition aims to highlight existing products and designs which were developed with a good taste in design, our aim is to increase the publicity of good products and good designs, to provide designers and companies with a solid excuse to tell the world they can boast a good product and good design.

The A’ Design Award is a great opportunity for designers to have a jump in their careers as the design award offers winners extensive marketing services to make use of the success of winning the award. The winning designs are also exhibited in Italy through the temporary MOOD: Museum of Design. Winners of the Award will have extensive press appearances, press release preparation and distribution. The A’ Design Competition does not ask any further money from the winners and aggressively pursues media opportunities for the winning designs for free.

The A’ Design Award differentiates from any other design competition, design contest and prize by several aspects: The following adjectives are how we define ourselves: Collaborative, Innovator, Smart, Fair, Scientific, Thoughtful, Munificent, Beneficial, Philanthropic and Beautiful. Click here to learn why A’ Design Award & Competition is a truly unique design award.

Silver A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2018. Alessandro Ciffo for Alessandro Ciffo

Silver A’ Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2018.
Alessandro Ciffo for Alessandro Ciffo

Pone Transparent Shell (Exhibition Space) by Golden Ho

Pone Transparent Shell (Exhibition Space) by Golden Ho
2015 – 2016, Platinum A’ Interior Space and Exhibition Design Award Winner

Chips Bcbg Food Packaging by Delphine Goyon and Remi Vicente, winners in the Packaging Design Category, 2017 – 2018.

Above the Clouds Womenswear Collection.
A’ Design Award Winner for Fashion, Apparel and Garment Design Category in 2018. RONG ZHANG for Rong Zhang

Anniversary of GXAU Badge. A' Design Award Winner for Graphics and Visual Communication Design Category in 2018. Xinhao Pan for Hao Design

Anniversary of GXAU Badge.
A’ Design Award Winner for Graphics and Visual Communication Design Category in 2018.
Xinhao Pan for Hao Design

Registration, Results, And References

The results are always published first to the designers, there will be a period given to both companies and designers to obtain production rights and patents globally, as well as a four-month period to file for protection. Designers also receive help and support from the A’ Design Award for filing an application to protect their designs. The winning designs will be exhibited in our Gallery and Museum in Italy. Results will be announced to the public on April 15, 2020, right here, on Temper Magazine!

The winners can use the A’ Design Award can use badges and stickers free of charge to further underline that their products and designs have been evaluated by a respectful organization and that their products have been marked as great designs. To see the competition timeline click here.

 

To get a free preliminary evaluation for your design projects or to simply shoot straight for the gold, register your designs right here before the submissions deadline on February 28, 2020.

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