The Seoul Design Award is a platform that showcases the role of design in enriching everyday life and inspiring the daily lives of people around the world, gathering and communicating best practices. The award is given to designers or organizations that contribute to sustainable development by solving complex everyday problems through creative design. Celebrating its 4th year, the Seoul Design Award 2023 pays attention to design projects in various fields that contain regional backgrounds, processes, results, and visions, and widely publicizes how the projects' impact, innovation, and inclusiveness are realized for people and society.
The Seoul Design Award 2023 aims to spread the value of design by introducing outstanding projects that solve everyday problems in creative ways.
Designs for sustainable daily life that aim for harmony between people, society and the environment.
Projects that have been realized within 5 years, and all designs can participate. (Product, visual, digital/multimedia, space/system, service/experience/social, etc.)
1st place Grand Prize 1 team, KRW 50 million
2nd place Best of the Best 3 teams, KRW 15 million each
3rd place Honorable Mention (Excellence Prize) 7 teams, KRW 5 million each
4th place Finalist 10 teams
Special Prizes 4 teams, KRW 5 million each
- Citizen’s Prize (1 Domestic, 1 overseas) : 2 teams total
- Research Prize : 1 team *Area2(Research) only
- Issue of the Year Prize (Digital) : 1 team
Submission period - March 14 (Tue) to June 28 (Wed)
Review period - July to September
Award Ceremony - October to November
For more details, visit > http://www.seouldesignaward.or.kr/en/guidelines/guidelines