Last call for registration for the German Design Award 2024

The world's most creative talents and hubs are invited to submit their groundbreaking projects for the German Design Award 2024 by September 1st

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  • German Design Award 2024 calls for the submission of forward-looking design concepts
  • Registration deadline: September 1, 2023
  • Why the creative industry becomes an agent of positive change through the GDA platform

Progress never sleeps. That's why the German Design Council - shortly after the this year's award ceremony, which made a forward-looking statement for newcomers and eco design - encouraging companies, designers, architects and agencies worldwide to submit their products and projects for the German Design Award 2024. The registration deadline is September 1, 2023.

Design: Predicting and driving green & social trends

Since the German Design Award was first announced in 2012, it has advanced to become the international benchmark for innovative design development and competitiveness. In other words: The price defines the rules of tomorrow's game for the global market.

Award-winning concepts are therefore considered indicators of how the industry will develop. For example, the award has been recognizing sustainable projects that see innovation and design as the driving force behind sustainability for a number of years now. A trend that is slowly but surely being picked up by the mainstream, as well as being demanded by stakeholders and regulators.

The German Design Council thus emphasizes that groundbreaking projects in the design landscape offer orientation for the diverse transformation tasks of our time. Excellent design is no longer enough. Products and services must be multi-perspective, human-oriented and resource- and environmentally friendly.

German Design Award 2024: Hub for innovation & knowledge transfer

The award show of the German Design Award 2024 will take place in January 2024 in Frankfurt am Main. As one of the largest design events of the year, it brings together international guests from various industries and promotes productive exchange.

At the same time, the top-class jury of the GDA awards top performances in the disciplines "Excellent Product Design", "Excellent Communications Design" and Excellent Architecture. Due to the standing of the German Design Council, the award not only generates visibility, but also international reach as well as access to a valuable network and additional market opportunities.

Key facts about the German Design Award 2024

Anyone who wants to proactively drive social change through design or find inspiration should note these important upcoming GDA 2024 dates:

  • Deadline for funding applications: August 25, 2023
  • Registration deadline for original products: September 1, 2023
  • Deadline for digital submissions: September 7, 2023
  • Jury meeting: September 28 & 29, 2023
  • Award Show: January 26, 2024
  • More information and documents: here

Why you should take this chance

The German Design Council communicates a clear message with its German Design Award: The world's most creative talents and hotspots must come together to explore, discuss and innovate new ways of design. The GDA is a catalyst that rewards pioneers for courageous thinking, opens up new possibilities, sensitizes people to innovative approaches and creates enthusiasm and motivation.

The global design and creative industries have extraordinary power to challenge rigid structures and guide sustainable development through the way we design. After all, everything - how we live and consume - starts with design.

About the sponsor: German Design Council

The German Design Council celebrated this year 70 anniversary. Since 1953 it has been the world's leading competence center for communication and knowledge transfer in the areas of design, branding and innovation. With international offers, promotion of young talent and memberships, it is part of the global design community and helps to establish exchange and networks worldwide.

The German Design Council connects its members and numerous other international design and brand experts through events, congresses, competitions, jury meetings and expert groups. In this way, it promotes discourse and provides important impetus for the global economy. Its membership currently includes more than 350 companies.


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