Design Competitions

  1. Communication Arts 2020 Illustration Competition

    Communication Arts 2020 Illustration Competition

    Submissions are now open for the Communication Arts' 2020 Illustration Competition. Selected by a nationally representative jury of distinguished designers, art directors and illustrators, the winning entries will be distributed worldwide in the Communication Arts Illustration Annual, in print and digital editions.

    deadline (6 days left)

  2. 2020 Wheelwright Prize

    2020 Wheelwright Prize

    The competition invites emerging international architects to apply and awards the recipient with $100,000 to support and grow their research. The annual prize is dedicated to advancing original architectural research that is informed by cross-cultural engagement and that shows potential to make a significant impact on architectural discourse.

    deadline (8 days left)

  3. 2020 Skyscraper Competition

    2020 Skyscraper Competition

    eVolo Magazine is inviting architects, students, engineers, designers, and artists from around the globe to take part in the 2020 Skyscraper Competition.

    deadline (10 days left)

  4. iF Design Talent Award 2020

    iF Design Talent Award 2020

    Submissions are now open for the first phase of the 2020 iF Design Talent Award. Design students from around the world are invited to submit ideas and concepts that address the most pressing challenges facing our society.

    deadline (12 days left)

  5. The One Show Sustainable Development Pencil

    The One Show Sustainable Development Pencil

    With the Sustainable Development Pencil, The One Club for Creativity aims to reward the teams who chose to utilize their creative talents and resources to better the world we live in, and contribute to securing a sustainable future for all.

    deadline (13 days left)

  6. NYF Advertising Awards 2020

    NYF Advertising Awards 2020

    New York Festivals International Advertising Awards is now open for entries for the 2020 competition. New York Festivals also announced the Midas Awards has merged into the prestigious NYF Advertising Awards.

    deadline (13 days left)

  7. 2020 North American Copper in Architecture Awards

    2020 North American Copper in Architecture Awards

    Architects, designers and sheet metal contractors are invited to submit their copper building projects for the 2020 North American Copper in Architecture (NACIA) awards program.

    deadline (13 days left)

  8. New Practices New York 2020

    New Practices New York 2020

    This juried portfolio competition serves as the preeminent platform to recognize and promote new and innovative architecture and design firms in NYC.

    deadline (13 days left)

  9. Design that Educates Awards 2020

    Design that Educates Awards 2020

    The 2020 Design that Educates Awards (DtEA) is now open for submissions. The Award recognizes, showcases, and promotes globally the best ideas and implementations of architecture and design that can educate.

    deadline (14 days left)

  10. Design for Additive Manufacturing 2020

    Design for Additive Manufacturing 2020

    Additive Industries challenges professionals and students to redesign an existing conventional part of a machine or product for 3D printing or to come up with new inspiring designs of functional parts.

    deadline (14 days left)

  11. Arnold W. Brunner Grant 2020

    Arnold W. Brunner Grant 2020

    The Center for Architecture is now accepting applications for the 2020 Arnold W. Brunner Grant. This grant is awarded to mid-career architects for advanced study in any area of architectural investigation that will contribute to the knowledge, teaching, or practice of the art and science of architecture.

    deadline (16 days left)

  12. Red Dot Award - Product Design 2020

    Red Dot Award: Product Design 2020

    Designers and companies from all over the world are invited to enter their best products - from furniture and household aids to consumer electronics, vehicles and medical technology - in the international competition.

    deadline (27 days left)

  13. World Illustration Awards 2020

    World Illustration Awards 2020

    The Association of Illustrators (AOI) is now calling for entries for the 2020 World Illustration Awards. The Awards are open to professional and new talent illustrators living and working in any country.

    deadline (1 month left)

  14. AZ Awards 2020

    AZ Awards 2020

    Azure is calling for submissions for the 2020 AZ Awards. Now entering its 10th year, the AZ Awards celebrates the best in architecture and design from around the world.

    deadline (1 month left)

  15. 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.

    deadline (1 month left)

  16. 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.

    deadline (1 month left)

  17. 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.

    deadline (1 month left)

  18. 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.

    deadline (1 month left)

  19. 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.

    deadline (1 month left)

  20. 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.

    deadline (1 month left)

  21. SBID Product Design Awards 2020

    SBID Product Design Awards 2020

    The SBID International Design Awards showcase the world's best interior designers and projects.

    deadline (1 month left)

  22. 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.

    deadline (1 month left)

  23. 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.

    deadline (2 months left)

  24. 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.

    deadline (2 months left)

  25. 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.

    deadline (2 months left)

  26. 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.

    deadline (2 months left)

  27. 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.

    deadline (2 months left)

  28. 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.

    deadline (2 months left)

  29. 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.

    deadline (3 months left)

  30. 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.

    deadline (3 months left)