A first-rate prize for first-rate design: the German Design Award.

How is design evolving – around the world? What are the groundbreaking trends, and who’s behind them? The German Design Award is one of the most widely recognised international design awards, honouring first-rate entries in the field of product and communications design.

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The next events

10.07.2020 Application deadline
30.07.2020 31.07.2020 Jury session in Frankfurt am Main
19.02.2021 Awards ceremony in the context of Ambiente fair
19.02.2021 Exhibition Excellent Product Design Frankfurt Fair, Galleria Nord
19.02.2021 24.02.2019 Exhibition Excellent Communications Design Museum Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt

Press releases

German Design Award

The jury of the German Design Awards 2021 has chosen the finalists for the »Newcomer« category. Initially, 312 up-and-coming designers from German design colleges were nominated for the award. Of these, the following five have the chance to win the commendation, which is worth EUR 15,000: Verena Zirngibl, Lukas Schmidt, Julian Peschel, David Wojcik and Max Witzstrock. The finalists were presented at an exclusive gala held at Soho House Berlin on 24 September. The event offered attendees an...

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German Design Award

Design, branding and innovation are the most important factors in the success of entrepreneurial strategy, especially in times of change and crisis like the present. Receiving a renowned award is an efficient opportunity to draw attention to the recipient’s work with precise, positive messages. The German Design Awards – the international premium prize of the German Design Council – are entering the call-for-entries stage and offering winners the best-possible opportunity for publicity. They are...

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German Design Award

On 7 February the Forum at Messe Frankfurt played host to a top-class design event: the awards ceremony for the German Design Awards 2020. The event attracted roughly 1,600 international guests and offered attendees the opportunity to talk and exchange ideas. The highlights of the ceremony included honouring Jasper Morrison with the “Personality of the Year” award, and the presentation of the “Public Choice Award” to Thailand-based company Design Alternative. The winner of the Newcomer award,...

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