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Discovering, presenting and honouring design.

Our design awards enhance the reputation and boost awareness of your brand.

Design Counts

The best design is that, that allows to make it yours.


With its globally recognised awards, the German Design Council regularly pays tribute to the best players within their disciplines. Whether it’s product design, architecture, communications design or brand management, it discovers, honours and promotes first-rate design.

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German Design Council Germany's leading authority on design.

The German Design Council is one of the world’s leading competence centres for design. Created by the German Parliament and sponsored by German industry, it has been supporting companies on all matters relating to brand and design development for over 60 years and works to promote German design as a national economic factor. It plays a key role in shaping Germany’s design culture and offers a unique forum for knowledge transfer in the field of brand and design expertise.

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