Marais by Kazuaki Kawahara

Platinum A’ Winner for Packaging

A’ Design Award & Competition, the world’s leading international competition, is running and every design enthusiast is invited to check the best ideas from all over the world and why not, nominate his/her own unique concept. Any idea, whether it’s about a product, project or service which excels in terms of innovation and creativity is eligible to be nominated and rewarded with the A’ Design Award.

A’ Design Award & Competition is an iconic international design celebration that evaluates the best design submissions through an internationally jury panel by press members, creative design professionals and experts from various sectors. A’ Design Award calls all individuals, companies or institutions to participate by submitting their work and ideas for award consideration.

Bridal Veil (The chandelier) by Victor A. Syrnev

Platinum A’ Winner for Creative Legacy, Retro and Evergreen

Reflect by Ice9 Interactive

Platinum A’ Winner for Graphic and Visual Communication

Smartstreets-Smartbin™ by Chris Garcin and Andrew Farish

Platinum A’ Winner for Social Design

A’ Design Awards aims to create awareness by introducing the best design practices and principles to the public worldwide. Through this annual prestigious design competition, designers and companies are challenged to invent and create better products, services, and systems. A’ Design Award & Competition highlights and promotes brands with ideas that offer additional value, functionality, aesthetics, and superior design.

Shimao Loong Palace by Shimao Group

Platinum A’ Winner for Landscape Planning and Garden

Oli by Miguel Pinto Félix

Platinum A’ Winner for Bakeware, Tableware, Drinkware and Cookware

Ampathy by Hyungjun Koo and Hyunsu Park

Platinum A’ Winner for Digital and Electronic Devices

180º North East by Daniel Kutcher

Platinum A’ Winner for Writing, Literature and Content

Real Boy by Duncan Shotton

Platinum A’ Winner for Art Materials, Stationery Supplies and Gift Items

A’ Design Competition results are announced annually on April 15th and the best ideas are rewarded with the A’ Design Award. There are five different levels of distinction: Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze and Iron A’ Design Awards are distributed annually in all design disciplines. Some of the main disciplines are the Good Spatial Design which includes the Architecture, Interior Design, Urban Design and Landscape Design, the Good Industrial Design including Product Design, Appliance Design, Vehicle Design and Machinery Design, the Good Communication Design (Graphics Design, Interaction Design and Marketing Design), the Good Fashion Design (Garment Design, Fashion Accessory Design and Footwear Design), and many others. If you want to find out about the most popular design categories please click here.

This post features some of the top 20 A’ Design Award winners from various years. This way you will be able to see the best winning ideas during the last 5 years and get to know more about the designers, their concepts and the competition itself. If you are keen on learning more details, you may check the interviews with the award winning designers at

Insect Sculptures Advertising by Chris Slabber

Platinum A’ Winner for Photography and Photo Manipulation

Mozaik System by Davide Oppizzi

Platinum A’ Winner for Lighting Products and Lighting Projects

Niwa by Robby Cantarutti and Partners

Platinum A’ Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware

Meland Kids Club by Xiang Li

Golden A’ Design Award Winner for Interior Space and Exhibition

A’ Design Award & Competition offers fame, publicity and international recognition to all Winners through the A’ Design Prize. Each one of the awarded designers get a “A’ Design Prize” which is a kit that includes various “gifts”: an international design excellence certificate in a metal frame, an invitation to the exclusive gala-night that will take place in Italy, online + offline exhibition, a hardcover printed book which includes the best projects of the competition, a special 3d printed metal award trophy in luxury black box, interviews with the winner and press releases, marketing and PR tools and many more.

Guiyang Zhongshuge by Xiang Li

Platinum A’ Design Award Winner for Interior Space and Exhibition

Coast Whale by Jinyu Zhang

Golden A’ Design Award Winner for Architecture, Building and Structure

Unream by Jiani Zeng and Honghao Deng

Platinum A’ Design Award Winner for 3D Printed Forms and Products

Pluto by Heitor Lobo Campos

Golden A’ Design Award Winner for Lighting Products and Lighting Projects

Like every other year in the past, any project that focuses on innovation, and design is eligible to participate in the A’ Design Award. Entries are accepted annually till February 28th and results are announced every year on April 15th. All entries are accepted under the condition that they have been designed in the last 10 years.

Although the 2019 – 2020 Edition is over, submissions are open the 2020 – 2021 competition. All interested designers, artists, fashion designers, architects, and companies may register and submit their work or ideas at You may find further information regarding the A’ design competition such as evaluation criteria, key dates, entry forms and presentation guidelines. For registration please check here.

Aoxin Holiday by Shaun Lee

Platinum A’ Design Award Winner for Interior Space and Exhibition

Zhongnan Mansion by Kris Lin and Jiayu Yang

Platinum A’ Winner for Interior Space and Exhibition