The A' Diligence and Intelligence in Design Competition is a freestyle design competition open to entries from non-design institutions, companies and enterprises who integrate design to their companies in various levels.
Companies who are Design Oriented, can submit a presentation of their company and their unique integration of design as a paper supported by graphics and visual representations.
Are a representing a company who thinks design has a prime role in industry? Are you working in an organization where design comes first? Is your institution gives a lot weight in design? Tell us your design story in your enterprise.
The A' Design Award for Diligence and Intelligence in Design is not just an award, it is the indicator of quality and perfection in design integration to your enterprise, the award is recognized worldwide and takes the attention of design oriented companies, professionals and interest groups. Winning the A' Award is a certificate of excellence for enterprises, an important milestone in your brand identity as a design oriented institution. Having the A' Award attracts the eyes of design oriented press worldwide, winners will be able to find better and higher profile designers, get contacted by media and more.
The winners of the Diligence and Intelligence in Design Award are provided extensive and exclusive marketing and communication services to promote the success of winning the A' Award. Furthermore, the winning designs appear on the A' best designs book which is available worldwide, this book is furthermore distributed to the high-profile magazine editors, design oriented press, designers and relevant parties. The winning designs are also exhibited at our museum, and the best designs will be picked for the permanent exhibition. The winners appear on magazines, newspapers, webzines and many other publishing mediums.
The Diligence and Intelligence in Design Award is for institutions who integrate design principles and practices to their enterprises in order to improve the existing systems, innovation capability and life style in the organization etc. The Award was founded by an international advisory board experienced in advanced design studies, and dedicated to the proposition that the researchers incorporating design approach deserve a great honoring experience and award to highlight them. The A' Diligence and Intelligence in Design Award also works as platform for Advanced Design Conference to collect and filter submissions.
The Jury is composed of both Academic and Professional participants worldwide, such as chief executive officers or head designers of companies and faculty heads or professors. In addition, the A' Award features the focus group jury, which is composed of ordinary people to normalize the scoring by eliminating the bias on aesthetics and form sections, the votes of Professional, Academic and the Focus Group are weighted to determine the final result.
Entries in this competition will be peer-reviewed and proceedings will be published separately, furthermore winners will also be eligible to join Advanced Design Conference with discount.
Learn more about the winners' benefits here. To learn more about winners' services here. And check the contents of the winners pack here. As a brief summary, your best designs will be published, you will be provided many PR-Services, and a designer from your studio or you will be invited to our gala nights, your works / or portfolio will be exhibited in our exhibition and you will get your designs published. Furthermore we will provide Design Mediation services in order to connect your company to other companies. We will actively be searching for prospective clients for your design studio, and we will present your porfolio to these clients only (Your PDF portfolio will not be visible to others, it will only be visible to prospective design buyers who are registered to designmediators.com).
What to Present?
The Diligence and Intelligence in Design Award, different from other design award categories do not consider a single design or design portfolios for judging. Your paper which describes the integration of design in your institution will be evaluated. You must submit your paper, and a visual description of the integration process.
What should I Write?
You should write a paper or submit your paper that covers the integration of design within your institution for example with case-studies, reports regarding the impact of design, your inhouse design team development, and similar. A neat presentation is always required.
Selection is based on Seven (7) Criteria: 1. Coherence : Your research should cover implementation of design in your Institution. 2. Methodology: Your submission should clearly explain the methodology used (either new or pre-existing) and must also support your decision of the used methodology based on evidence that it is coherent and related with the aims of your research. 3. Data Consistency: You should indicate how the data was collected and if this data are well selected and related to your topic and whether if your data are consistent. 4. Original Contribution and Critical Qualities: Your research topic should either cover a contemporary and fashionable topic, or should re-cover an old topic in a new way. It must be interesting and should provide new, uncovered knowledge in the field; it should fill a gap of knowledge. Finally, it should also critically demonstrate self-awareness of your own perspectives and interests. 5. Bibliographic Richness and Use of Existing Knowledge: Literature Review: Your submission should demonstrate an adequate understanding of the current literature. Your references should be relevant and good. 6. Clarity: Your submission should be clearly demonstrating a point; with conclusions etc. 7. Design of the Poster. You should be able to make a visual demonstration of your research in the form of a poster.
All enterprises, institutions and companies are eligible. Personal submissions are not eligible. Design businesses are not eligible. Non design businesses are eligible. Only a single entry per division is allowed each year.
Aims and Visions
The Aim of the Diligence and Intelligence in Design Award is to attract the attention of media and professional designers by means of creating publicity and dissemination and also to seperate your institution from the rest of the competition.