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PRODUCT DESIGNER OF THE YEAR AWARD

A great product has the potential to be life changing. It can be simultaneously beautiful and innovative, useful and creative, designed to solve a problem, make life easier or simply spread joy.

At the International Design Awards, we want to reward the strategic thinking and imagination which goes into making a product which will be used, valued and perhaps even loved by its target market. Winning an award can help you get your product noticed and into people’s homes or businesses, as well as giving your career a welcome boost.

We want to find new, innovative and ground-breaking products that we can share with the world. Our winning product design will have spotted a gap in the market and created the perfect item to fill it.

If you’ve come up with a design, which stands out from the crowd, you need to let the world know about it. What better way than submitting it to a jury of experts so they can share their praises to people all over the globe?

You’ve already done the hard work by coming up with a great product design, now let us give you the chance to shine. Enter our award today for the opportunity to raise your profile to an international level and have the design world give your work the appreciation it deserves.

CATEGORIES

 

The IDA’s Product Design of the Year Award recognises the efforts of talented designers and design teams who aim to improve our daily lives with a practical and beautiful creations, designed to solve a problem, make life easier or simply spread joy.

 

 

Children Products

Baby Products

Baby Stationery

Bathing & Skin Care

Car Seats & Accessories

Children Products

Diapering

Feeding

Gear

Health & Baby Care

Infant Products

Nursery

Pregnancy & Maternity

Safety

Strollers

Toddler Products

 

Design for Society

Design for Elders

Design for Environment

Design for Public Awareness

Design for Society

Design for Sustainability

Designs for Social Impact

Eco-Sustainable Design

Public Campaigns

Volunteerism Projects

 

Education

Behavioral correction tools

Classroom design

Public campaigns

Self learning devices

Teaching aids

Toys for pre-school learning

 

Home Interior Products

Babies and children accessories

Bathroom Fittings/Appliances

Household appliances

Windows, Doors

Switches, Temperature Control Systems

Interior Furniture

Textiles/Floor Coverings

Lighting

Kitchen Appliances

Kitchen Furniture

Kitchen Accessories/Tabletop

Bathroom Fittings/Appliances

 

Flora and Fauna

Devices, gadgets or products not made for humans

Growth encouragement

Harvesting devices

Hydroponic devices

Pet accessories

Pet toys

Prosthetics for animals

Watering devices

 

Material Design

Manufacturing

Building

 

Illumination

Accent Lamps

Art-Glass Lighting

Bathroom Lighting

Chandeliers

Designer Lighting

Desk Lamps

Energy Saving Lighting

Floor Lamps

Full Spectrum Lamps

Green Lighting

Hotel & Guest Room Lighting Products

Illuminated Ceiling Fans

Illuminated Home Decor

Interactive Lighting Projects

Outdoor lighting

Special Purpose Lighting

Table Lamps

Use of natural light

 

Sustainable Living/Environmental Preservation

Urban Sustainable Design

Energy Conservation Equipment

Alternative Energy Source Equipment

Recycling Equipment

Residential Sustainable Design

Rural Sustainable Design

 

Life Science Design

Medical/Scientific Machinery

Aids/Prosthetics

Medical Furniture

Safety Designs

 

Media and Home Electronics

Cameras, Video Cameras and Equipment

Computers and information technology

Consumer electronics and cameras

Home Computers

Phone and Other Communications Technology

Robotics

TV, Video and Audio Equipment

Unmanned systems, drones, UAVs

 

Office Equipment

Furnishings/Modules

Productivity Tools/Presentations

Scanners/Copiers/Fax Machines

Stationery

Telecommunications

 

Outdoor and Exercise Equipment

Bicycle and bicycle accessories

Exercise Equipment

Leisure, games and fun

Outdoor Lighting

Outdoors, trekking and camping

Patio/Garden Furniture and Accessories

Sauna/Steamroom/Jacuzzi

Sports/Toys/Games

 

Toys

Action Figure

Board Game

Card Game

Construction Toy

DIY (Do It Yourself) Toy

Doll

Educational Toy

Handmade Toy

Musical Toy

Outdoor Toy

Painting and Colouring Set

Pool Toy

Remote Controlled Toy

Robotic Toy

Science Toy

Toy for 0-1 year olds

Toy for 1-3 year olds

Toy for 3-6 year olds

Toy for 6+ year olds

Wooden Toy

 

Transportation

Aircraft/Aerospace

Alternative Fuel Vehicles

Auto Accessories and Interiors

Auto/Truck/Mobile Home

Mass Transportation

Nautical/Boats

Vehicle accessories

 

Other product designs

Other designs

 

DEADLINES & FEES

 

The International Design Awards invites product designers and design teams to submit conceptual, in-progress or completed work. Entries may be submitted by any company or individual involved in the creation or production of the project, including designers, the firm, manufacturer, and clients.

 

NOVEMBER

30

Early Bird
Deadline

-10% Discount

JANUARY

31

Extended Early
Bird Deadline

-5% Discount

FEBRUARY

28

Regular
Deadline

MARCH

31

Final
Deadline

Late fee

 

EXPERTISE
 

PROFESSIONAL

STUDENTS

1ST ENTRY
 

$250

$80

 
 

PROFESSIONAL

STUDENTS

ADDITIONAL ENTRY*

$200

$60

 
 

PROFESSIONAL

STUDENTS

ADDITIONAL CATEGORIES**

$100

$30

 

* Multiple entries must be submitted at the same time as your first entry in order to be counted as “additional entries”. An entry submitted at a later time will be counted as a “first entry”.
** You may submit an entry into multiple categories at the same time. The first Category will be charged as per the original submission fee. Additional categories (2 or more) will be charged as such.

 

You may choose to pay online via PayPal or Credit Card.
Please note that entry fees are non-refundable. Also, once your submission fee is paid, you will NOT be able to edit or change your entries.
Once you have paid your submission fee, your entry is complete. There will be no hidden expenses further down the line. Winners will not be charged any additional fees for publication, publicity, or the IDA trophy.

 

Project Date

Work submitted must have been created within the last 5 years.

AWARDS TITLES

 

PRODUCT DESIGNER OF THE YEAR, PROFESSIONAL



The product designer of the year will receive publication of his/her work in the International Design Awards Book of Designs, to be distributed to museum bookstores internationally; promotion in a newsletter to 100,000 design professionals and potential clients worldwide; year-long coverage on the International Design Awards website; and critical acclaim by our distinguished panel of judges. He/she will also receive the IDA certificate of achievements and winners seal to use it online announcing his/her winning, along with a personalized press release and the IDA awards winning stainless steel trophy.

EMERGING PRODUCT DESIGNER OF THE YEAR, STUDENT

This award will be awarded to a student who has demonstrated devotion to elevating the art of product design. He/she will receive publication of his/her work in the IDA Book of Designs, to be distributed to museum bookstores nationwide; promotion in an newsletter to 100,000 design professionals and potential clients worldwide; year-long coverage on the International Design Awards website; and critical acclaim by our distinguished panel of judges.

PRIZES

The Winner of the Product Design of the Year Award will receive the coveted IDA trophy and be highlighted on the main page of the IDA website and published in all our social media platforms throughout the coming year.
Along with all the sub-category winners, they will also receive a Winner Certificate, Winner Seal, and a personalised press release to use for promotional purposes. All the winning designs will also be featured in the Annual IDA Book of Design.
Our winners will receive extensive publicity all throughout the following year, showcasing their designs to a worldwide audience. They will be promoted on the IDA website in the Winners Gallery and in IDA Newsletters sent out to 100,000 design industry professionals and potential clients.
Winners will also be listed in the IDA online Design Directory, making it easier for them to be reached by potential customers.

 

Attend The Winners Gala

Celebrate your winning in Los Angeles or New York in the bi-annual IDA gala.

Press campaign

to over 100,000 design professionals, press and potential clients worldwide.

ONLINE DESIGN DIRECTORY

inclusion, with contact information of all IDA winners, and on the IDA website Gallery of Winning Work.

 

 

PUBLISHED IN THE ANNUAL BOOK

The IDA Book of Designs is distributed through Art Publishers and Dubb Publications around the world.

CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT

A handsome certificate to promote your winning.

IDA WINNERS SEAL
 

Promote your winnings on the website and all your printed material.

SUBMISSION DETAILS

 

Submission is online and is completed in 4 simple steps:

1. Click “submit” to create a free membership and password. If you are already a member, log in.

2. Fill in the simple online submission form--remember you can select multiple categories for each entry.

3. Upload the images for your entry. (Repeat the first 3 steps if you have multiple entries.

4. The final step is to pay your submission fees.



Up to 10 images (JPG/PDF) can be submitted per entry—The first 5 images should be JPG files. The remaining 5 images can be JPG or PDF. Size for JPG files: 1000 pixels on the longest side, maximum file size 2 MB. Size for PDF files: Please save as “screen view” and limit it to only 6 pages per file, Max 4 MB.

Entries can be submitted as completed, in-process, or conceptual works. Projects completed more than 5 years before the time of submission are not eligible.

Description of the project should be limited to 150 words or less.

Projects will not be judged until payments have been received in one of the following ways: