A Quality and Perfection Indicator in Design
A’ Design Award and Competition is not only the worlds’ largest design competition but also a quality and perfection indicator in design. It is the most prestigious design competition for companies, innovators, and designers that want to show and highlight their creativities to attract buyers, publishers, and media’s attention. If you are interested to join this competition and want to be recognized through your awesome works, you can nominate your designs here.
This competition provides a large platform for innovators, designers, and companies to have a wider connection to a global audience. A’ Design Award and Competition is recognized worldwide that can bring them together in one fair, ethical and competitive competition. Winning the A’ Award means the winners will get extensive and intense publicity to their designs, including getting many benefits and privileges such as award trophy, free gala-night invitation, printed certificate, and much more.
A’ Design Award and Competition Categories
Organized and awarded in a wide range of categories annually, A’ Design Award and Competition offers a wide opportunity for designers in different fields to join this competition. By having more than 100 main categories, designers worldwide can compete to present their designs and support the different values in it. Besides creating an organic connection between the patrons, sponsors, and participants, the worth of winning the award will become bigger too through this wider category.
Here are the top 10 categories in A’ Design Award and Competition:
- Interior Space and Exhibition Design
- Architecture, Building and Structure Design
- Lighting Products and Lighting Projects Design
- Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design
- Home Appliances Design
- Bathroom Furniture and Sanitary Ware Design
- Home Appliances Design
- Street Furniture Design
- Hospitality, Recreation, Travel and Tourism Design
- Building Materials, Construction Components, Structures & Systems Design
Please click here to see further design award categories.
10 Main Benefits of Winning the Award
A comprehensive and grand A’ Design Prize is given to all winners of A’ Design Award. It is an extensive winners’ kit that contains a lot of gifts that given free of charge such as a series of PR, publicity and marketing services to celebrate the winning success in this competition. Here are 10 main benefits of winning the award:
1. A’ Design Award’s Winners’ Exhibition
At the MOOD – Museum of Outstanding Design, a design exhibition is annually organized by A’ Design Award and Competition. Each year, the location of this exhibition changes. An opportunity to exhibit the winners’ physical works for free is given through this exhibition which is open to the public. In the A’ Design Award & Competitions’ Winner Design Exhibition, the visitor can buy A’ Design Award yearbooks.
2. The Annual Yearbook of Best Designs
Provided free of charge to all winners, the A’ Design Award Yearbook of Best Designs is a complimentary gift that given during La Notte Premio A’ – the A’ Design Award Gala-Night and Award Ceremony. The management of pages, layout design and pagination of this annual yearbook is done by A’ Design Awards. The digital version of the annual yearbook is also available for all winners to download.
3. A Series of PR and Publicity
PR Campaign is provided by A’ Design Award for all winners that includes public communications and relations, and several layers of services. In collaboration with DesignPRWire, the Press Release Preparation service is also given with a press release which is written from A’ Design Awards’ point of view. And with Press Release Distribution, the press release that has been written is distributed in three major ways by DesignPRWire.
4. A’ Design Award’s Gala-Night
The free invitation tickets are provided to winning participants in the A’ Design Award’s Gala-Night. It is a special black-tie event where all winners come and meet to celebrate the competition results. This event can create media coverage and networking opportunities for the winners. Industry leads and press members are also invited too.
5. World Design Rankings Inclusion
The World Design Rankings is the second list of three ranking lists managed by A’ Design Award and Competition. It ranks all countries based on the number of designers that have been granted an award. The rankings are displayed based on the participants’ aggregated scores and a heat map of countries on the world map is also provided by A’ Design Award & Competition.
6. Design Award Supplement
This benefit is a document accompanying the A’ Design Award Prize that provides a design award in-depth description, explaining the status, content, context, level, and nature in a systematic and consistent way. For the winners, the Design Award Supplement can help them to explain the design award achievement in a more easily and readable comparable way. It provides a complete description of the award, the design achievement, and of course their work. They also can get more opportunities for communication and dissemination.
7. Inclusion in Business Network
Business Network is the place where the winners can receive further benefits, in the form of direct business leads or information provided by A’ Design Award. It means that the winners will be informed directly once A’ Design Award receive a request for price quotes, a call for tenders, or any other business lead or opportunity. This inclusion is free for all participants and a more advanced business platform is also given to the award-winning participants.
8. Winner Services
The winners in A’ Design Award and Competition will get basic and premium services after they log in. Winner Services consist of Basic Services, Certificates and Badges, Consultancy Services, Commercialisation Services, Passive Services, and Public & Media Relations Services.
9. Score Sheet
Score Sheet from A’ Design Award and Competition can be used as a benchmark for the design. This benefit can be accessed from the control for each participant that explains how the design was voted. The score sheet can be accessed easily from the control panel, contains a summary of votes from each of the different jury members such as focus group, academic, and professional jury groups. The participants can use this sheet to see their best scores and ratings. They also can compare them with the average and reach the graphics.
10. A’ Design Award Trophy
The award-winning designers will get A’ Design Award Trophy, as well as the jury members who attend the A’ Design Awards’ Gala-Night. It is a unique award trophy, realized by 3D metal printing and it cannot be manufactured with any of the traditional methods. This precious trophy is made in stainless steel and gold, nickel or bronze, plated depending on the award level and it is presented in a special black box with A’ Design Award logo.
The Grand A’ Design Award Jury Panel
The grand jury panel of A’ Design Award consists of academics, design professionals and press members. All submitted entries in this competition will be judged in a fair evaluation using an extensive methodology. The 209 jury members are strong and expert design competition jury that provide an invaluable knowledge base and insight to evaluate all entries.
Previous Winners of A’ Design Award and Competition
Below are 10 previous winners of A’ Design Award & Competition from a different period. They get a lot of award-winning benefits from A’ Design Prize for their awesome and creative works in design.
1. Jewel Mixed Use Development by Chin Choon Ong (Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category)
The inspiration for Jewel Mixed Use Development comes from the crystalline volcanic hook that forms the underlying structure at the coastline, especially in the Gold Coast’s iconic hinterland. It consists of three towers with over 110 meters of beach frontage, providing stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. Designed by a professional designer from China, Chin Choon Ong, this project will be the first absolute beachfront development on the Gold Coast and Australia’s largest beachfront mixed-use development.
2. Being Lamp by Cecilia Pozzi (Lighting Products and Lighting Projects Design Category)
Being Lamp is an innovative way to reuse of wood. This lamp is made from scrap wood that can be used as a light source and as possible sitting depending on the size. The inspiration comes from the strains of a fir-tree that has been cut. This lamp can give importance to material recovery, especially the reuse of wood. Designed by an interior and product designer from Italy, Cecilia Pozzi, Being Lamp also can be used both indoor and outdoor depending on its type of processing.
3. De Vinos Y Viandas Wine Shop by Zooco Studio (Interior Space and Exhibition Design Category)
The inspiration for this wine shop comes in many ways. The first is the searching for the wine imaginary and its sales spaces, the second is the circumference due to its continuous presence in the world of wine. De Vinos Y Viandas Wine Shop is an attempt to abstract the formal wine world by creating a continuous formal changer space with pure shapes such as the circumference. Support by circumference shape and the ribs, mirror reflections, and interactive furniture, Zooco Estudio from Spain can create a flexible space in this wine shop to offer the best wines ever.
4. SproutsIO Smart Microgarden by SproutsIO Inc. (Home Appliances Design Category)
This smart micro garden can remove people’s dependence on industrial agriculture and create their own healthy food cycle. SproutsIO Smart Microgarden grows indoors, soil-free, and year-round. Its system utilizes machine learning software and high-performance technology to grow vegetables, fruits, and Personal Produce™. The mobile app is also provided system controls and performance data, transforming the phone into an all in one gardening tool. This efficient product is designed by SproutsIO Inc, a creative start-up from the USA.
5. Geoluxe Countertop material by Geoluxe (Building Materials, Construction Components, Structures & Systems Design Category)
Inspired by millions of years by nature’s research and development, Geoluxe Countertop Material is designed with a technique to condense and recreate the natural stone formation process into a space of minutes. The unique stone countertop has a resistance to scratch, stain, and heat to give an unprecedented level of freedom for its users. It is the latest generation of countertop material with a luxurious glossy finish, designed as a solid manufactured stone product that reflects the same feel and touch of natural materials with the marble’s trademark veins. Geoluxe from Siam Cement Group tries to deliver a great option for homeowners who love to entertain and cook through this awesome material.
6. Tofana Hotel by Lukas Rungger and Marina Gousia (Hospitality, Recreation, Travel and Tourism Design Category)
Lukas Rungger and Marina Gousia from network of architecture (NOA) come with an awesome hotel project located in San Cassiano, Val Badia, Italy. Tofana Hotel is designed and adapted based on the dynamic personality of the owners. The entire architecture of the building is inspired by the mountain while its outer silhouette reflects the shape of a tree-lined mountain peak. The concept for this hotel is Explorer’s Home which comes from the athletic spirit of the owner’s family. This hotel serves as a comfortable temporary home for the guests.
7. DXV Modulus Bathroom Collection by DXV (Bathroom Furniture and Sanitary Ware Design Category)
This bathroom collection is designed to craft a modern luxury suite and highlight an urban point of view, offering the minimalistic and the most functional design for powder rooms and master baths. With the warm, inviting vibe, emphasizing sleek lines and pure forms, DXV Modulus Bathroom Collection can provide maximum installation flexibility for residential and commercial spaces. Through DXV, American Standard wants to provide building blocks for the consumer with customization and modularity in this collection.
8. Chic Supesu Club House and Landscaping by Mahesh Nampurkar (Landscape Planning and Garden Design)
Mahesh Nampurkar, a professional designer that has been in the field of Interior & landscape and Architecture design for the past 25 years uses a lot of lines to organize all design elements into form, create emphasis, create flow, direct the user’s eye, and divide space to design this clubhouse and landscaping. Chic Supesu Club House and Landscaping have a modern look with light-colored wall surfaces, uncluttered spaces, clean modern detailing, and a neutral color palette, offering an interesting appeal around the site in Pune, India.
9. SITy Bench by Bulent Unal (Street Furniture Design Category)
This unique bench has a 3D map that defines a small surface for the graffiti art on it. SITy Bench provides background for the users and reflects the culture of the city. It is designed with the idea of shaping concrete with mould as an alternative view to the use of traditional concrete as texture, form, and color. For outdoor use, this bench has a body and 3 seating units besides its 3D map. This map section can be changed when its readability ends. The hardworking and reliable designer behind this functional and unique bench is Bülent Ünal from Turkey.
10. Dr. Ambedkar International Centre Convention Centre by Rahul Tyagi (Construction and Real Estate Projects Design Category)
This convention center form comes from the personality of Dr. Ambedkar: pure and honest. The square form of Dr. Ambedkar International Centre Convention Centre is taken as the footprint while the entire height of the building closed with a translucent unique dome. This dome is dharma chakra symbolic of the Constitution of India. This building is envisioned as a world-class institution of national importance with a modern version of the architectural vocabulary of Lutyens Delhi on its facade. Rahul Tyagi, an architect and industrial designer based in India, tries to dedicate this building to the multidimensional study of social justice.
Last Call for Entries – Registration and Deadline for Submission
It is the last call for entries to join A’ Design Award & Competition. The 2019-2020 period of this competition is now open for registration and all designers worldwide can make an entry to this design award here before February 28th, 2020. The results will be announced to the public and posted on Futurist Architecture on April 15th, 2020. Find more information about this world’s largest and most influential design award here.