Design Competitions

  1. 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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  2. Design for Distancing

    Design for Distancing

    The City of Baltimore is calling for entries for its 'Design for Distancing' competition. How might we reconfigure public space to safely patronize local businesses and our main streets? This is unchartered territory, and the world needs the brightest minds and most innovative ideas.

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. RETHINK - 2025

    RETHINK: 2025

    'RETHINK: 2025' is a design competition in search of big ideas for our post-pandemic world.

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  7. SBID Awards 2020

    SBID Awards 2020

    The 2020 SBID International Design Awards are open for submissions through June 12. Considered one of the most prestigious accolades in interior design, the SBID Awards bring together the world's finest interior design projects across a range of categories.

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  8. GDUSA American Inhouse Design Awards 2020

    GDUSA American Inhouse Design Awards 2020

    The GDUSA American Inhouse Design Awards presents a unique opportunity for in-house creatives and their departments to be recognized for the exceptional value they bring to the table on behalf of their organizations, brands, causes.

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  9. German Sustainability Award - Design

    German Sustainability Award: Design

    The German Sustainability Award has launched a new award category for sustainable design. The Award is intended to motivate designers to gear their work even more strongly towards sustainability and to provide top performance with momentum for continued success.

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  10. 2020 International Design Contest

    2020 International Design Contest

    Roca has launched a special edition of its international design competition 'jumpthegap,' focused on proposing new products or services related to the functions of the bathroom space, such as sanitation, hygiene, and wellbeing, but that could now be required in so many spaces, public or private, in a covid scenario.

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  11. 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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  12. iF Design Award 2021

    iF Design Award 2021

    The iF Design Award 2021 invites agencies, architects, designers, and companies from all over the world to put their products and services to the test.

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  13. 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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  14. JIA Illustration Award 2020

    JIA Illustration Award 2020

    Japan Illustrators' Association is now calling for submissions for its 2020 international illustration competition.

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  15. The Creative Pixel Project

    The Creative Pixel Project

    Anna Goodson has launched 'The Creative Pixel Project' to bring people together and connect them through an inclusive digital art mural.

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  16. GIDA 2020

    GIDA 2020

    Drawing from the scientific-technological progress and from the social changes that are currently happening in our society, GIDA aims at using design as a way to suggest new lifestyles, in order to contribute to the balanced development between human and nature.

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  17. German Design Awards 2021

    German Design Awards 2021

    Submissions are now open for the 2021 German Design Awards. Organized by German Design Council, the Awards program honors the best design achievements at an international level, drawing unique public attention to design and brand expertise.

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  18. Young Guns 18

    Young Guns 18

    The One Club for Creativity has opened the call for entries for Young Guns 18, celebrating international creative professionals age 30 or younger.

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  19. TIDA 2020

    TIDA 2020

    The Taipei International Design Award (TIDA) 2020 is now open for submissions.

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  20. James Dyson Award 2020

    James Dyson Award 2020

    The 2020 James Dyson Award, an international design award that celebrates, encourages and inspires the next generation of design engineers, is now open for submissions. The competition is open to current and recent design engineering students, and is run by the James Dyson Foundation.

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  21. 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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  22. Next Creative Leaders 2020

    Next Creative Leaders 2020

    The Next Creative Leaders is a portfolio competition that identifies, celebrates and gives a global platform to talented womxn and non-binary creatives who are making their mark on the world with both their work and a unique point of view on creative leadership that's changing the industry for the better.

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  23. Brightness Illustration Award 2020

    Brightness Illustration Award 2020

    The second Brightness Illustration Award is now open for entries. The Brightness competition is a non-profit event open to both amateur and professional artists internationally.

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  24. Heimtextil New and Next University Competition 2021

    Heimtextil New & Next University Competition 2021

    Heimtextil, the international trade fair for home textiles, is calling for submissions for its 2021 New & Next University Competition. The contest is open to international universities specialized in textile design.

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  25. Spark Design Awards 2020

    Spark Design Awards 2020

    Submissions are open for the 2020 Spark Design Awards. The competition encourages fresh thinking and innovation across all design disciplines and levels of expertise.

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  26. Andreu World International Design Contest 2020

    Andreu World International Design Contest 2020

    The 2020 edition of the Andreu World International Design Competition is now open for submissions. Entrants are asked to design a chair and/or table under a single premise: sustainable design.

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