Design Competitions

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Reimagining Brooklyn Bridge

    Reimagining Brooklyn Bridge

    Van Alen Institute, in collaboration with the New York City Council, has launched an international design competition to rethink the iconic Brooklyn Bridge walkway and spark a new public conversation about New York City's infrastructure.

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  4. Posterheroes 2020

    Posterheroes 2020

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

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  5. 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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  6. SOTA Catalyst Award 2020

    SOTA Catalyst Award 2020

    The Society of Typographic Aficionados is calling for entries for its 11th annual SOTA Catalyst Award. Each year, Society of Typographic Aficionados recognizes an individual 25 years of age or younger who shows both achievement and future promise in the field of typography.

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Lovie Awards 2020

    Lovie Awards 2020

    The 10th Annual Lovie Awards is now open for submissions. The competition recognizes work across Websites, Video, Advertising, Apps, Mobile & Voice, Podcasts and Social.

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Communication Arts 2020 Design and Advertising Competitions

    Communication Arts 2020 Design and Advertising Competitions

    Communication Arts is calling for entries for its 2020 Design and Advertising Competitions. With an acceptance rate of less than 5%, these competitions are among the most exclusive major creative competitions in the world and inclusion is one of the most-coveted awards in the industry.

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  15. 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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  16. MSI Creator Awards

    MSI Creator Awards

    MSI invites creative minds in 2D Graphic Design, 3D Animation and Video Editing to submit their work through May 13.

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  17. 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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  18. IDCS Design Excellence Awards 2020

    IDCS Design Excellence Awards 2020

    The 7th edition of the Interior Designers Confederation Singapore's (IDCS) Design Excellence Awards (DEA), one of the region's most anticipated interior design competitions, is now open for entries.

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  19. 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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  20. Red Dot Brands and Communication Design Award 2020

    Red Dot Brands & Communication Design Award 2020

    The Red Dot: Brands & Communication Design Award highlights the best-designed brands and creative projects from designers, agencies and companies from around the globe every year.

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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. Grössling City Bath Renovation Competition

    Grössling City Bath Renovation Competition

    Metropolitan Institute of Bratislava, Slovakia and Bratislava, the Capital City of the Slovak Republic have announced an international architectural competition to renew the historical city bath Grössling.

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  24. DVAwards 2020

    DVAwards 2020

    Design Management Institute is now accepting submissions for the 2020 Design Value Awards. The Awards honor teams that have worked across boundaries to deliver significant value through design or design management practices.

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  25. 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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  26. Creative Communication Award 2020

    Creative Communication Award 2020

    The Creative Communication Award (C2A) is an international award program, and promotional platform for communication designers, agencies, graphic designers, freelancers, digital media designers, and for the world-wide creative community.

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