Presenting the 2021 A’ Design Award & Competition Winners

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Presenting the 2021 A’ Design Award & Competition Winners

The 2021 A’ Design Award & Competition winners have been announced! It’s always an exciting time to see all the new talent and designs that have emerged from this year’s winners so we’re sharing some of our favorites.

If you want to apply for next year’s competition, registration is already open so you can get a head start now in planning and preparing your entry submissions. There are over 100 different categories of design awards that you can enter under, including special awards like the Good Architecture and Good Industrial Design awards. Each design gets a free preliminary evaluation so you have nothing to lose but already something to gain by entering! Besides a cool trophy, winners of the competition receive international recognition, inclusion in world design rankings, and even the opportunity to sell their designs. Learn more about the competition here and start your submission.

To get your creativity going, here are some of our favorite designs from this year’s competition:

Featured image: Grille Bookcase by Wei Huang (Photo by Bruce Tao)

Lattice Chair Weaving Armchair by Chen Kuan-Cheng

Shelter Desk by Joao Teixeira

Transparent Chair by Xuanang Gao

Spring Multifunctional Chair by Navid Ghandili

Photo: Shamel Shoupash

Ring Bookshelf by Rama Akel

Ori Accent Chair by Manish Maheshwari

Photo: Hiroki Watanabe

Parachute Wall Shelf by Yusuke Watanabe

Photo: Peu Campos

Zero Sun Lounger by Roberta Banqueri

Photo: Wang Chaoyang

Watch Tower Cat Climbing Tree by Fei Chen, Lei Yang and Qi Wu

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