This award breaks away from formative simplicity and complexity, granting true value to the potential of creativity in products, as well as outstanding ideas specified with exceptional design. With this aim in mind, we anticipate various works that consist of the best ideas created by designers, companies, design organizations, and design studios, constructed into exceptional forms of design.

Schedule & Fees

Early : April 04, 2024 - April 28, 2024
Standard : April 29 - May 30, 2024
Late : May 31, 2024 - June 30, 2024


Announcement of Finalist : July 10, 2024
Announcement of Winner : July 30, 2024
Online Exhibition : August 07, 2024
Winner Ceremony (Seoul) : October 04, 2024
Winner Package Shipping : October 27, 2024


Prof. Dr. Ken NAH - IDAS. Hongik University
Prof. Andy Law - Central Saint Martins
Prof. Pradyumna Vyas - National Institute of Design
Prof. Emmanuel L.M. Wolfs - Kookmin University
Prof. Kim Jayoung - Korea University
Vice President. Anne Asensio - Dassault Systèmes
Head of Product Design. Lovorika Banovic - Flying Tiger Copenhagen
Director. Virginia Lung - One Plus Partnership
Design Manager. Nayoung Kim - Google
Principal Designer. Jason Park - SAMSUNG DESIGN
* Judging will be conducted by 33 professors and directors from design universities in 17 countries worldwide.


1. Industrial
2. Space
3. Communication

Award Ceremony in Seoul

SIGNIEL SEOUL is the first luxury landmark hotel representing Korea and is operated by LOTTE HOTELS & RESORTS, the country’s biggest hotel group that boasts of half a century’s expertise and premium services. The 2024 K-Design Award ceremony will be held in the Grand Ballroom of Signiel Seoul. Located at 324m, the 'SIGNIEL' is the world's tallest hotel banquet hall, promising to deliver a world-class design award experience.