The Best in Design: A’ Design Award Winners 2013

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The Best in Design: A’ Design Award Winners 2013

Each year, A’ Design Award and Competition seeks out the best in design globally and across multiple categories to award the very best designs with their distinguished award. Winners can include concepts or realized designs, with the goal to recognize individual designers and design firms for their creative and innovative ideas, as well as, help them garner recognition for their work. With over 80 categories, the overwhelming amount of talent that A’ Design Award has seen and amassed is staggering. We love just browsing through their winners pages to find new designs.

Here is a selection of some of our favorite winning designs:

Above: Residential House by studiomk27


Beertone Beer Color Swatches by Alexander Michelbach (we featured this recently)


Wire Rocking Chair by Hong Zhu


Acutor a Pencil Sharpener by Jaeryong Lee


Or2 Photochromic Canopy Structure by Christoph Klemmt


Mop House by Agi Architects


Ballo Portable Speaker by Bernhard Burkard (we featured this speaker on Design Milk previously)


Dahom Cfl Pingpong Energy Saving Lamp by Dahom Fujian


Playtime Fashion; Interactive Clothing by Ying Gao


Ropo Dustpan and Broom by Salih Berk Ilhan


Owl Chair by Satoshi Itasaka – made of one foldable piece!


Rocking Zebra Toy by Daniel Cox (we also featured this recently)


Jansen Campus Office Building by Davide MacUllo


We are also honored that Design Milk has been awarded an A’ Design Award in the Digital and Broadcasting Media Design Category.

See all the winning designs at There are also some great interviews with some of their winners here.

Go to to read more about the competition and to learn how to submit your design.

Jaime Derringer, Founder + Executive Editor of Design Milk, is a Jersey girl living in SoCal. She dreams about funky, artistic jewelry + having enough free time to enjoy some of her favorite things—running, reading, making music, and drawing.