Five design awards and competitions closing until the end of March
Product design awards and competitions divide opinions. Some think they are overrated, others think design awards are the best allocation of their marketing and PR money, others think it helps to sell a lot and others call it a rip-off.
Despite the opinions, the good thing about product design competitions is the levelling of the playing field between big companies, small design firms, and students.
Here is a list of five design awards which applications close until the end of March.
Closing February 28
A' Design Award and Competition is the World’s largest, most prestigious and influential design accolade, the highest achievement in design. A' Design Award Winner Logo, symbolizes exceptional design excellence in your products, projects and services.
Closing February 28
The Product Design of the Year Award recognizes the efforts of talented designers and design teams who aim to improve our daily lives with a practical and beautiful creations, designed to solve a problem, make life easier or simply spread joy.
Closing March 7
Recognizing excellence in all areas of design enterprise, the Core77 Design Awards celebrates the richness of the design profession and its practitioners. We present 14 categories of entry, providing designers and researchers a unique opportunity to communicate the intent, rigor and passion behind their efforts. From client work to self-initiated projects and entrepreneurial engagements, we embrace a wide diversity of enterprise: commercial, cultural, social, environmental and discursive.
Closing March 19
The International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) is one of the longest running and most prestigious design awards programs in existence. Originally founded to recognize exceptional achievement in industrial design, the program has since grown to highlight design in many forms including design strategy, branding, digital interaction and so much more.
Closing March 28
Australia’s annual Good Design Awards program is one of the oldest and most prestigious international design awards in the world, promoting excellence in design and innovation since 1958. It is recognised by the World Design Organization (WDO) as Australia’s peak international design endorsement program. It represents the diverse spectrum of design with 10 specific Design Disciplines, spanning 28 Categories.