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A’ Design Award and Competition’s 2016-2017 Winners

One of the world’s most comprehensive design awards, the A’ Design Award and Competition has bestowed recognitions to a total of 1,958 designs from 98 countries in 97 different design disciplines in its 2016-2017 edition.

  • Villafound Jade Hotel Lijiang Lodge by Nie Jianping, Platinum A' Design Award Winner for Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category

  • Left: The Ocean Chapel by Atsuhiko Sugiyama, Golden A' Design Award Winner for Interior Space and Exhibition Design Category. Right: 12,000 Francs by Emma Maxwell, Silver A' Design Award Winner for Hospitality, Recreation, Travel and Tourism Design Category

  • Left: The Tembusu Residential Condominium by Arc Studio, Golden A' Design Award Winner for Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category. Right: House 24 by Park+Associates, Golden A' Design Award Winner for Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category

  • Left: Hubertus Hotel by Elisabeth Mitterer for Noa* Network of Architecture, Platinum A' Design Award Winner for Hospitality, Recreation, Travel and Tourism Design Category. Right: CONTemporary Library Exhibition Installation by Vladislav Kostadinov for Art Today Association, Silver A' Design Award Winner for Interior Space and Exhibition Design Category

  • Mobi Modular Building Structure by Sung Jang Laboratory, Golden A' Design Award Winner for Idea Design Category

  • Left: Heaven is a Place on Earth Swarovski Veil by Dr. Regina Dahmen-Ingenhoven, Platinum A' Design Award Winner for Lighting Products and Lighting Projects Design Category. Right: Uber HK Office by Bean Buro, Golden A' Design Award Winner for Interior Space and Exhibition Design Category

  • Left: White Church by Kings Lee for LEE ARCHITECTURAL & ENGINEERING DESIGN GROUP, Silver A' Design Award Winner for Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category. Right: Light Mosque Prayer Hall by Nikolaos Karintzaidis for Sunbrella New York , Bronze A' Design Award Winner for Social Design Category

  • Left: Shallows Vase by Kazunaga Sakashita, Golden A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category. Right: re Modular Concrete Tile Series by Next Ship, Platinum A' Design Award Winner for Building Materials, Construction Components, Structures & Systems Design Category

  • Left: Hakusui nursery school Nursery school by Kentaro Yamazaki for Social welfare corporation Seiyukai, Silver A' Design Award Winner for Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category. Right: Lock and Be Free Urban locker by Wanna One for Lock, Platinum A' Design Award Winner for Interior Space and Exhibition Design Category

  • Left: Ampathy Vibration Speaker by Hyungjun Koo for Studio June, Platinum A' Design Award Winner for Digital and Electronic Devices Design Category. Right: Textura Braille Smartphone by Isa Velarde, Golden A' Design Award Winner for Differently Abled and Seniors' Assistance Design Category

  • Left: Angle Bookshelf by Selami Gündüzeri, Platinum A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category. Right: Lynko Nomadic modular freestanding system by Natalia Geci, Platinum A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category

  • Left: Binhi Multifunctional Bench by Ito Kish, Golden A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category. Right: Cloud7 for TUMI Dog Flight Cabin Carrier by Petra Jungebluth for Cloud7, Platinum A' Design Award Winner for Pet Supplies and Products for Animals Design Category



BY INDESIGNLIVE.SG

26 April, 2017


One of the world’s  largest and most diverse international design awards, the A’ Design Award and Competition began as a PhD thesis project on the topic of design awards and competitions at Italy’s Politecnico di Milano. Following an analysis of over 1,000 existing design awards and competitions, A’ Design Award and Competition was established to provide a fair, ethical and competitive platform for companies, designers and innovators from all design fields to compete on, and to present themselves to buyers, publishers and the industry at large.

A’ Design Award and Competition offers one of the most diverse design categories, including Good Spatial Design (Architecture, Interior Design, Urban Design and Landscape Design), Good Industrial Design (Product Design, Appliance Design, Vehicle Design and Machinery Design), Good Communication Design (Graphics Design, Interaction Design and Marketing Design), Good Fashion Design (Garment Design, Fashion Accessory Design and Footwear Design), Good System Design (Service Design, Design Strategy, Quality & Innovation) as well as for Achievements in Arts & Literature.

A’ Design Competition results are announced every year on April 15. Best products, projects and services worldwide that demonstrate superior design, technology and creativity are rewarded with the A’ Design Award; the symbol of excellence in design and innovation. There five distinctions bestowed upon the best of bests in all design disciplines annually: Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze and Iron A’ Design awards. 

The 2016-2017 edition of A’ Design Awards and Competition has bestowed awards for a total of 1,958 Winners from 98 countries in 97 different design disciplines. Entries were carefully evaluated by an internationally influential jury panel composed of no less than 83 members comprising established scholars, prominent press members, creative design professionals and experienced entrepreneurs who devoted great care and attention to details while voting each entry. 

Among the winning entries were projects from some of the best Singapore and Asian creatives like Park+Associates, Arc Studio, Bean Buro, Genius Loci and Ito Kish, just to name a few. A large number of the awards in the Spatial Design categories were given to projects built in the Asian region, particularly in China.

Scroll our gallery to view some of winning entries and view all list of the winners here and their stories here

Winners receive many benefits, including an extensive PR campaign (including marketing services such as translation of award winning works to dozens of languages, press release prep and distributions), inclusion in the yearbook, an award trophy, a lifetime rights to use the competition winner’s logo, invitation to a networking gala dinner, participation in an exhibition, world design ranking, opportunities to sell one’s designs and services, jury feedback, business network opportunities across various platforms, marketing and consultancy services, and more.

Entries to the 2017 – 2018 competition are now open; interested designers, artists, architects and companies could register and submit their works here

 


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