Design Classifications

Certifying Excellence with Design Classifications

Showcasing the Pinnacle of Design in All Industries Worldwide

Design Classifications (DAC) stands as a prestigious system that measures, rates and ranks the design excellence of brands and designers in their respective fields, using their A' Design Awards as the basis for evaluation. Design Classifications platform acts as a crucial reference in spotlighting top designers and brands in each category, thus aiding customers, clients, consumers and the media in pinpointing the best of the best in the industry. Being included in DAC offers award-winning designers increased visibility, recognition of excellence, enhanced negotiation power, and numerous other benefits, while also magnifying their influence on industry trends, design education, and societal impact.

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Design Classifications Inclusion

Beyond Recognition: A Benchmark of Design Mastery

DAC - Design Classifications ranking provides valuable assistance in brand storytelling, enabling businesses to weave a compelling narrative about their commitment to excellent design and their collaboration with top-tier designers. This, in turn, can make the brand more relatable, memorable, and attractive to potential customers. The DAC ranking also acts as a trust signal in business development, reducing perceived risk and attracting more collaborations and business opportunities.

For A' Design Award-winning brands and designers, a place in the Design Classifications means amplified visibility and recognition. A' Design Awards issues complimentary Design Classification Certificates and Infographics, helping winners to communicate their recognition effectively and attractively. Design Classifications amplifies the reputation, enhances differentiation, and boosts their branding, contributing significantly to their marketing arsenal.

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Design Prize

Design Prize

Discover the A' Design Prize

A' Design Prize is a coveted package granted to winners of the A' Design Award, celebrating their success and promoting their designs that contribute to a better world. It comprises a vast range of services, goods, and benefits designed to amplify their achievement and enhance their professional growth. In line with A' Design Award’s mission of promoting good design, designers and brands, DAC - Design Classifications platform is an integral part of the A' Design Prize. It serves to highlight and recognize the design excellence of outstanding brands and designers, thereby fostering a global appreciation for good design.

Design Prize

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Feel Good with A' Design Award : It's completely FREE to sign up for an account, Without any obligations to upload a design or nominate a work. Uploading your work is FREE, and you keep your copyrights. Getting a Preliminary Score is FREE and confidential, with no obligations to nominate. If you decide to nominate, there's a one-time fee to have your work voted by grand jury panel. If you win, there are no contractually obliged "winner fees". The comprehensive A' Design Prize is provided FREE to winners!

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