Some 1,962 winners from 100 countries in 99 different design disciplines were honoured at the prestigious A’ Design Award and Competition 2018, the esteemed judging panel championing international design across a broad spectrum—from furniture, decorative items and homeware design, to packaging design: all the way to tech disciplines like website and web design, mobile technologies, applications, and software design.
They New York Footwear by They New York is Winner in Footwear, Shoes and Boots Design Category, 2017 – 2018. Photo © Ingmar Chen
The victorious design talent can now revel in the many tailored benefits and opportunities that accompany an honour from this prestigious design award; from PR opportunities to its 3D-printed trophy, recognition within the design industry and the pride of representing their country in the world design rankings, and on to seeing their award-winning designs exhibited in Italy at the temporary MOOD Museum of Design.
Those talents can be found via designmag.org‘s gallery of A’ Design Award winners; featuring all top designs from the 2017—2018 period as well as previous years’ works. Interviews with winning designers can be found at design-interviews.com.
From Christian Hammer Juhl’s compressible furniture to Donvoan Bernini’s minimalist branding for Watson Vegan Truck; Futurniture and Bigert & Bergström’s golden egg sauna to Stay Sixty‘s reusable water bottles and THEY New York‘s beautiful footwear; here we take a look at some of the winning designs from the 2018 alumni that inspired us the most—giving aspiring design talent the impetus to take the plunge and register your work for next year’s competition. Providing a free preliminary checking process, release the designer in you and become part of this ever-growing design family today.
Devoted Breast Pump by Sin Bing Celian Wong is Winner in Wearable Technologies Design Category, 2017 – 2018. Photo © Ming Fai KWAN, 2016.
Stay Sixty Refillable Drinks Bottle by Two Create Studio is Winner in Sustainable Products, Projects and Green Design Category, 2017 – 2018. Photo © Stay Sixty 2017
10:1 Compressible Furniture by Christian Hammer Juhl
Winner in Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category, 2017 – 2018.
Photo © Christian Hammer Juhl
Archi Folds Multifunctional Textile by Samira Boon is Winner in Textile, Fabric, Textures, Patterns and Cloth Design Category, 2017 – 2018. Photographer Ossip van Duivenbode, Theaters Tilburg, 2017
Watson Vegan Truck Visual Identity by Donvoan Bernini is Winner in Graphics and Visual Communication Design Category, 2017 – 2018. Photography © Donovan Bernini
Solar Egg – More Than a Sauna Public Sauna by Futurniture and Bigert & Bergström
Winner in Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category, 2017 – 2018.
Photo © Jean-Baptiste Béranger
Rl Restaurant by Minhan Lin is Winner in Interior Space and Exhibition Design Category, 2017 – 2018. Photo © Weiche Wu, RL, 2016.
21st Century Kindergarten Kindergarten Complex by Sarit Shani Hay is Winner in Interior Space and Exhibition Design Category, 2017 – 2018. Photo © Dudi Moskovitz
Anemone Sofa by Yi-Xuan Lee is Winner in Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category, 2017 – 2018. Photo © Leon Chen
Small Paper Dancers Art Exhibition by Takuji Kamio is Winner in Interior Space and Exhibition Design Category, 2017 – 2018.
Photo © Takuji Kamio
Layers Footwear by Gabriella Veszpremi is Winner in Footwear, Shoes and Boots Design Category, 2017 – 2018.
Photo © Dávid Ajkai, LAYERS,2017