heaven is a place on earth’ by dr. regina dahmen-ingenhoven
winner in lighting products and projects design award in 2017
image by holger knauf

 

 

founded to identify, inform and improve creative disciplines in all forms, the A’ design award & competition recognizes as well as in most cases, first reveals the very best of design, architecture and art practices from around the world. as such, it is the largest program of its kind. it provides a fair and ethical platform for architects, designers, and innovators alike to submit their work, with the winning projects rewarded with worldwide fame and publication. at its forefront, the competition only advocates for the pinnacle in the creative fields. this is with the aim of improving international awareness, the understanding of good design principles, and expanding the boundaries for future designs.

 

 

registered participants are encouraged to submit and nominate their best designs here  to the A design award & competition before the submissions deadline on february 28th. winners of the competition will be announced in a special feature on designboom on april 15th 2018.


pool house’ by priyanka khanna and rudraksh charan
winner in architecture, building and structure design award in 2017
image by ravi kanade

 

 

with over 100 different categories, the A’ design awards & competition is renowned for its project diversity and scope. this means that, be it conceptual, prototyped or realized, each entry can be classified and assessed under its most relevant creative subject. to just name a few, these categories include: furniture, decorative items and homeware design; lighting products and projects design; architecture, building and structure design; interior space and exhibition design; packaging design; and vehicle, mobility and transportation design. (the full list of A’ design award & competition categories can be seen here).


stocker chair’ by matthias scherzinger
winner in furniture, decorative items and homeware design award in 2017
image by matthias scherzinger

 

 

the winning projects of the more than 100 different categories of the A’ design awards & competition are rewarded with many benefits and privileges. laureates attain global credibility, fame, awareness, prestige and publicity, as well as a comprehensive and extensive winner’s kit. furthermore, winners showcase themselves and their designs at the A’ design award exhibition, are published in the annual yearbook, receive an invitation to the networking-ideal gala-night, and are included in the established world design rankings. if that was not enough, receiving the prize also ensures that the creative’s work is communicated and promoted to magazines and online platforms such as designboom, receives marketing and consultancy opportunities, and awarded the coveted trophy.


gita robotic vehicle’ by greg lynn
winner in vehicle, mobility and transportation design award in 2017
image by greg lynn

 

 

the A’ design award & competition prides itself for its strong international jury and fair award methodology. every entry submitted is reviewed by their comprehensive jury, which is composed of design professionals, members of the press and academics, in order to ensure that each project receives full and honest consideration. enhancing a special selection methodology, the submissions are chosen after an arduous process involving closed voting, cross-matching and even preliminary checks. as a result, a fair and ehtical outcome is achieved, where the only the very best receive the honor of the A’ design award.

pasta nikita’ by nikita konkin
winner in packaging design award in 2017
image by nikita konkin

 

 

the deadline for submissions for the 2018 A’ design award and competition is february 28th 2018. for more information on how to submit, visit: https://competition.adesignaward.com/registration.php

 

remember, stay tuned to designboom, as the winners will be announced in a special feature on april 15th 2018.


monai’ human centric lightening table by neringa orlenok
winner in lighting products and projects design award in 2017
image by karolis milasevicius

 


olympia 66’ retail and shopping mall by aedas
winner in architecture, building and structure design award in 2017
image by aedas

 


angle’ bookshelf by selami gündüzeri
winner in furniture, decorative items and homeware design award in 2017
image by selami gündüzeri

 


parkview-nanchang vanke sales office’ by ji pan
winner in interior space, retail and exhibition design award in 2017
image by ji pan

 


sagano’ chair and lamps by alice minkina
winner in lighting products and projects design award in 2017
image by alice minkina

 


gallery in kiyosato’ by satoshi okada
winner in architecture, building and structure design award in 2017
image by koichi torimura

 


weave’ by jo zhu
winner in furniture, decorative items and homeware design award in 2017
image by wang zao-hui

 


glowing’ by nils-R.schultze
winner in lighting products and projects design award in 2017
image by nils-R.schultze

 


the cutting edge’ by tetsuya matsumoto
winner in architecture, building and structure design award in 2017
image by stirling elmendorf

 


nike+ run club on huaihai’ by coordination asia
winner in interior space, retail and exhibition design award in 2017
image by coordination asia

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