PRODUCT DESIGNER OF THE YEAR COMPETITION
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.
Home Interior Products
Switches, Temperature Control Systems
Life Science Design
Media and Home Electronics
TV, Video and Audio Equipment
Cameras, Video Cameras, and Equipment
Phone and Other Communications Technology
Outdoor and Exercise Equipment
Patio/Garden Furniture and Accessories
Sustainable Living/Environmental Preservation
Urban Sustainable Design
Energy Conservation Equipment
Alternative Energy Source Equipment
Residential Sustainable Design
Rural Sustainable Design
Alternative Fuel Vehicles
Auto Accessories and Interiors
Other product designs
Products that do not fit into any of the above categories.
$250 per entry, Each additional category: $100 USD
Unlike other design award there are no further fees for certificate, trophy, inclusion in publication and the winners' services.
$50 per entry, Each additional category: $30 USD
Work submitted must be created within the last 5 years.
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. You will also receive an IDA certificate of achievements, IDA winners label artwork to print and attache to your products and winners seal to post on your website announcing your winning status, 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.
celebration of winners' work at the IDA awards gala in Los Angeles or New York.
press campaign to over 100,000 design professionals, press and potential clients worldwide.
inclusion in the IDA online Design Directory, with contact information of all IDA winners, and on the IDA website Gallery of Winning Work.
Feature in the IDA Book of Designs, distributed through Distributed Art Publishers to museum and design bookstores internationally and by Dubb Publications in Europe.
HOW TO ENTER
Entries may be submitted by any company or individual involved in the creation or production of the project, including designers, the firm, clients, etc. If one individual is not the sole creator, all other participants significantly contributing to the design of the project must be given credit as part of the submission, regardless of professional discipline. Name the team in your online submission, and credit will be given to all who contributed in the project.
Projects will not be judged until payments have been received in one of the following ways:
1. Enter and pay online. Click on "Enter Now" to create a password and log in. When you enter your work online an entry ID will be supplied to you. Enter all representations of your project online. Submit up to 10 images of projects as JPG (1000 pixels) or PDF files. You may choose to pay online via PayPal account or via VISA or MC.
2. Enter and pay offline. Download and print PDF entry form, complete it by hand and send PDF entry form and all materials to International Design Awards, 550 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90004. You may pay via check or money order payable to the International Design Awards; or via VISA or MC as filled out on the PDF entry form. Fees must be paid in U.S. currency. Indicate firm name (or student name), design name, entry id # and phone # on back of all materials sent offline.
3. Enter online and pay offline via check or credit card. Click on "Enter Now" below to create a password and log in. When you enter your work online an entry ID will be supplied to you. On the payment page choose Pay Offline. Please print the form and mail it with your payment. Make sure to write this entry ID on your check. Mail it to: International Design Awards, 550 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90004.
4. Enter offline and pay online. Click on "Enter Now" to create a password and log in. When you create your password, you will be prompted to describe your work online. Do so; then if you do not wish to then upload, go straight past the next page to "Make your Payment." Pay online, print the payment form and mail it with your entry materials to: International Design Awards, 550 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90004. Indicate firm name (or student name), design name, entry id # and phone # on back of all materials sent offline.
Entries submitted without entry fee attached or pre-paid via PayPal will be disqualified. Entries not received at IDA or uploaded by the deadline will not be considered. IDA retains the right to disqualify any entry that does not meet our basic requirements.