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There are so many benefits to winning an award in the A’ Design Award & Competition, the world’s leading design award. Besides getting a fancy trophy and attending a super exclusive gala, there are many more perks. A’ Design Award helps brands to achieve their goals, increase sales and get publicity, it helps designers, architects and artists become more well-known around the globe for designing and producing exceptional work, and it helps institutions and universities earn prestige and acknowledgement. In addition, the media and notoriety that the competition generates for its winners is unsurpassed.
The competition reaches over 180 countries in 40 languages with over 100 categories to nominate your design. In addition, there are special awards, such as the Good Industrial Design Award, the Good Architecture Design Award, and the Good Product Design Award.
Competition entries are peer-reviewed and voted on by a prestigious jury panel of design professionals, scholars, and media members who follow special judging guidelines.
Here are some recent winners:
The ORISHIKI bag by Naoki Kawamotocan be completely folded flat and folds back up into a handbag.
Fluens Loveseat by André Gurgel looks like a comfy, cozy birds nest.
Shenzhen Universiade Sports Center Outdoor Lighting by Conceptlicht GmbH. Designed for the 26th Summer World University Games, the Universiade Sports Center in Shenzhen, China, is a building complex consisting of a stadium, a multifunctional hall, a swimming hall and an extensive landscape park. Conceptlicht GmbH designed the lighting for this space.
Motif Wine Wine Packaging Design by EN GARDE Interdisciplinary Gmbh uses a graphic pattern to visualize the taste and character of six different wines.
This Osteoid Medical cast, attachable bone stimulator by Deniz Karasahin, is created using a 3D body scan and is made by way of 3D printing. No smell, no itchiness – just super cool.
Screen House Eco Residential by Renaissance Planners & Designers utilizes an exterior screen that not only acts as shade from the sun but also giving privacy for the user as the neighboring houses are built close by.
Or2 Photochromic Canopy Structure by Orproject uses photo chromatic ink on segmented polypropylene that changes color when it is exposed to sunlight. When in the shade, the segments of Or2 are translucent white but the sun comes out, they become colored, flooding the space below with different hues of light.
The Float Real Estate Agency by Kris Lin was created to look as if its floating in water.
This modular sofa called Le Cube by Rob van Puijenbroek is constructed from small cubes, which can be adjusted in height by simply adding or removing cubes. With a small adjustment, the sofa can be given a completely different look.
“Small Dog” by Salvatore Solito is a cute dog-shaped storage object that can also be a friend for your child, and act as a household pet for families who can’t have a real animal.
HandiShred by Yen Lau is a portable manual paper shredder and does not require any electrical power.
Located in Canada, the architecture of this unique Grotto Sauna Freestanding Residential Sauna by PARTISANS was inspired by the idea of a Grotto, a secret internal world, internally carved by nature.
MU’trans home objects are created look static but they become tender, elastic and mobile if touched; they start to vibrate and wave unexpectedly to interact with the user’s feelings.
Think you got what it takes? Register here and upload your design before February 28th!