Design Competitions

  1. A' Design Awards 2020

    A' Design Awards 2020

    The 2020 A' Design Award is now open for submissions. The competition aims to create a global appreciation and awareness for good design by promoting the very best design work from all design disciplines and all countries.

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  2. ADC 99th Annual Awards

    ADC 99th Annual Awards

    The 99th ADC Annual Awards, one of the world's longest-running and most prestigious global competitions celebrating excellence in craft and innovation in all forms of design and advertising, is now open for submissions.

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  3. The One Show 2020

    The One Show 2020

    Submissions are now open for the 2020 One Show, one of the world's most prestigious awards shows recognizing the best creative work in advertising, interactive, design and branded entertainment.

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  4. 7th International Reggae Poster Contest

    7th International Reggae Poster Contest

    Entrants are asked to create a poster about Reggae Music, with a focus on the messages that reggae and all the other genres of Jamaican popular music are spreading globally.

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  5. Young Ones Student Awards 2020

    Young Ones Student Awards 2020

    Submissions are now open for the 2020 Young Ones Student Awards, one of the world's most acclaimed competitive showcases for advertising, digital communication, and design students.

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  6. Adobe Design Circle Scholarship

    Adobe Design Circle Scholarship

    Adobe is calling for applications for the Design Circle Scholarship which supports undergraduate students from all backgrounds to pursue a career in design and cultivate their interest in UX/design.

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  7. Posterheroes 2020

    Posterheroes 2020

    Submissions are now open for the 2020 Posterheroes international contest of visual communication.

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  8. Creative Time Emerging Artist Open Call 2020-2021

    Creative Time Emerging Artist Open Call 2020-2021

    The Creative Time Emerging Artist Open Call is a biennial initiative that offers early-career artists based in NYC the opportunity to create their first major socially engaged public artwork.

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  9. IDEA 2020

    IDEA 2020

    Submissions are now open for the 40th edition of the International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA), one of the longest running and most prestigious design awards programs in existence.

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  10. Communication Arts 2020 Photography Competition

    Communication Arts 2020 Photography Competition

    Communication Arts' 2020 Photography Competition is now open for submissions. Any photograph first published or produced from March 2019 through March 2020 is eligible.

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  11. World Habitat Awards 2020

    World Habitat Awards 2020

    The World Habitat Awards recognizes and highlights innovative, outstanding and sometimes revolutionary housing ideas, projects and programs from across the world.

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  12. New Blood Awards 2020

    New Blood Awards 2020

    Designed to help make young creatives work-ready, the D&AD New Blood Awards aims to help bridge the skills gap between what education teaches and what industry requires.

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  13. Good Design Awards 2020

    Good Design Awards 2020

    Good Design Australia is calling for Australian and international entries to the 2020 Good Design Awards. The annual Awards recognizes and celebrates excellence in cutting edge design and breakthrough innovation.

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  14. EPDA 2020

    EPDA 2020

    The 2020 European Product Design Award is now open for entries. The Award recognizes the efforts of talented international product designers who aim to improve our daily lives with their practical, well-thought-out creations.

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  15. World of WearableArt Awards 2020

    World of WearableArt Awards 2020

    The World of WearableArt Awards is an internationally renowned wearable art competition that, each year, attracts entries from over 40 countries around the world.

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  16. UCDA Design Awards 2020

    UCDA Design Awards 2020

    The 2020 UCDA Design Awards are now open for submissions. The Awards program recognizes the best of the exceptional design and creative work done by communication professionals to promote educational institutions.

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  17. UX Design Awards 2020

    UX Design Awards 2020

    Submissions are now open for the 2020 UX Design Awards, a global competition with a specific focus on user experience. The competition is open to companies, agencies, UX professionals and young designers worldwide.

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  18. Joseph Binder Award 2020

    Joseph Binder Award 2020

    The Joseph Binder Award is an international competition with a focus on graphic design and illustration. The award is held every two years by designaustria.

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  19. Restaurant and Bar Design Awards 2020

    Restaurant & Bar Design Awards 2020

    Now in its twelfth year, the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards is a globally recognized competition dedicated to the design of food & beverage spaces.

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  20. Radical Innovation Awards 2020

    Radical Innovation Awards 2020

    The 2020 Radical Innovation Award is now open for submissions. This competition challenges creative thinkers to pioneer compelling ideas in travel and hospitality.

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  21. Architecture at Zero 2020

    Architecture at Zero 2020

    Architecture at Zero is a zero net energy design competition open to students and professionals worldwide, engaging architecture, engineering and planning students and professionals in the pursuit of energy efficient design.

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  22. DETAIL Prize 2020

    DETAIL Prize 2020

    DETAIL has announced the ninth international DETAIL Prize. The Prize aims to recognize and honor future-oriented, innovative and authoritative projects with outstanding architectural and technical qualities.

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  23. Cool Abu Dhabi

    Cool Abu Dhabi

    The Department of Municipalities and Transport (DMT) of Abu Dhabi has launched a global creative ideas competition to improve outdoor thermal comfort in public spaces by mitigating the impact of the Urban Heat Island Effect in the city.

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  24. Red Dot Award - Design Concept 2020

    Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2020

    The 2020 Red Dot Award: Design Concept is now open for submissions. Designers, design teams, companies, design studios and universities from all over the world are invited to submit prototypes, marketable products, new ideas and design concepts for evaluation and to put their designs to the test.

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  25. Good Design 2020

    Good Design 2020

    The 70th edition of Good Design, the world's most prestigious, recognized, and oldest Design Awards program organized annually by The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design, is now open for submissions.

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  26. Dezeen Awards 2020

    Dezeen Awards 2020

    The 3rd Dezeen Awards are now open for submissions. The Awards program aims to identify the world's best architecture, interiors and design, as well as the studios and the individual architects and designers producing the most outstanding work.

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  27. Service Design Award 2020

    Service Design Award 2020

    Organized by the Service Design Network, the Award recognizes work of an exceptional standard in the field of service design from the private and public sector, as well as academia.

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  28. Architecture MasterPrize 2020

    Architecture MasterPrize 2020

    The 2020 Architecture MasterPrize is now open for submissions. The Prize aims to advance the appreciation and exposure of quality architectural design worldwide.

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