contemporist has partnered with A’ Design Award and Competition to bring you this editorial feature
A’ Design Award & Competition is the Worlds’ leading design awards program, reaching design enthusiasts in over 180 countries and in 40 languages. A’ Design Award winning works are translated to all major languages in order to connect design lovers, press members and design buyers from around the world. You can register your design, here.
The A’ Design Award and Competition offers a unique platform for designers to sell their winning ideas to sponsor companies. In turn, the companies are also able to bid for the competing design ideas and make offers to buy the designs. To see the full list of benefits for winners – click here.
Lotus Square Art Center Sales Center by Raynon Chiu. Photography by Dabin Interior Photography.
The online platform also provides an exhibition system and creates free profile pages for designers, innovators and companies.
bioLogic Self-Transforming Biological Skin by Tangible Media Group, MIT Media Lab. Photography by Rob Chron / bioLogic.
The interactive platform allows you to write your biography or corporate profile, create an extensive online portfolio by adding additional designs, and exhibit new designs or products.
Urban Nature Mansion by Shin-Yi Lin. Photography Black Wang, Xiang.
A’ Design Award and Competitions are organized and awarded annually in a wide range of categories, including Good Industrial Design Award, Good Architecture Design Award, Good Product Design Award, Good Communication Design Award, Good Service Design Award and the Good Fashion Design Award. You can see the full list of award categories – here.
Synapsis Wall Tiles by Fernanda Marques Arquitetos Associados. Photography by Mariana Orsi.
As a winner of the A’ Design Award and Competition, some of the benefits you will receive include a mention in both the exhibition and the annual yearbook and publicity through an extensive PR campaign (magazine and blog promotion).
The Origins of Style Japanese Sushi Restaurant by Ahead Concept Design. Photography by Kuo-Min, Lin.
You’ll also be included in the world design rankings, as well as receive feedback notes from the Jury and your score sheet.
Tango Small Shoulder Bag by GRETCHEN. Photography by Anne-Christin Schmitt.
As a winner, you’ll receive an awards trophy and the option to sell your winning design and sales listings. Two invitations to the gala night event are also included in the winners package. For a full list of the prizes, click here.
Geometric Landmarks Travel Poster series by Ben Grib.
Each entry in the competition is judged by the A’ Award Jury – a panel of dozens of academics, design professionals, members of the press, and focus groups.
Light Origami Art Installation by KAZ Shirane. Photography by NSW Destination.
To be part of the A’ Design Award and Competition register – here
Mix It Up Experience Fashion Event by PepsiCo Design & Innovation. Photography by PepsiCo Design & Innovation.
Learn more about the A’ Design Award and Competition – here
Y Table by Reda Amalou Design. Photography by Myqua Benard.
The deadline for regular submissions is February 28 and results will be announced to public on April 15, 2017.
To be part of the A’ Design Award and Competition register your designs – here
A selection of results will be published on CONTEMPORIST on April 15th, 2017.
Here’s a look at a few more winners from the previous year…
Usire Collection Earrings by Brazil & Murgel Contemporary Jewelry. Photography by Erica Vighi.
SPHERICAL Armchair by MOVECHO. Photography by MOVECHO.
Ubon Murouj Restaurant by Rashed Alfoudari and Dawood Albader. Photography by Nelson Garrido and Ubon Murouj.
agili Bookcase by krama architects. Photography by Krama Architects.
The Rising Shell Transforming Bowl by Robert van Embricqs. Photography by Robert van Embricqs.