Disposable products are designed for a single use after which they are recycled or are disposed as solid waste. While disposable product concept may imply cheapness and short-term convenience, it could also be crucial for medical or hygiene-sensitive applications. The Disposable product award highlights well designed single use products. Both concept stage and realized product designs are accepted from worldwide manufacturers and designers.
The A' Design Award for Disposable Products is not just an award, it is the indicator of quality and perfection in design, 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 designers, an important milestone in your career. Having the A' Award attracts the eyes of design oriented companies worldwide, winners will be able to find better and higher profile jobs & sales leads, get a step ahead in their life.
The winners of the A' Disposable and Single-Use Product 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 companies and relevant parties. The winning designs are also exhibited at our exhibition in Italy, and the best designs will be picked for the permanent exhibition. The winners appear on magazines, newspapers, webzines and many other publishing mediums. For concept stage projects, the A' Award is an early indicator of success.
For realized designs, having the A' Award gives added value to your products and separates them from the rest of commoditized goods, it is an excuse to communicate your product to the media, a reason for press releases. Each Disposable product design award winner receives the award trophy, published online and at our best designs journal, receives a certificate and sticker templates to be attached to the products, the A' seal of design excellence is also included in the winners package, this seal is valid for the entire product lifecycle without yearly fees.
The Jury of the Disposable Product Desgn Award 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. To apply to the Disposable Products Award, click here.
Learn more about the Disposable and Single-Use Design Compettion Winners' benefits here. To learn more about winners' services here. And check the contents of the winners pack here.
What to Present?
During the evaluation of disposable products, the following aspects are especially considered; waste-reduction through biodegradable or less material usage, recyclability, ease of disposal. Furthermore, the producers or designers (except for medical award categories) are kindly asked to provide an answer to the following question: Why the product shall be disposable; i.e. the manufacturers shall justify the selection of replaceable, disposable or single-use alternatives. Please submit this presentation as a PDF. Please also remember that propackaging if any, and the aesthetic values of the product will also be considered.
The best disposable product designs are considered for their degree of innovation, ecological factors, waste-reduction, human factors, ease of production, depthness of development, and technical properties such as choice of materials and ergonomics. Please note that this category accepts a wide-range of products and therefore distint, product specific criteria could also apply.
No Further Fees
Unlike some other design awards and competitions, you are not obliged to make any further fees for winning the award and everything listed in the winners benefits will be provided free of charge.
Aims and Visions
The aim of the disposable products award is to attract the attention of media, magazines, and industry leads to your business by means of creating publicity and dissemination through further reach. Disposable products are everywhere, yet little attention is given to them; the award aims to create a better world where the most responsible and eco-friendly disposable products are used. For this reason, the disposable product design award aims to help separate you from the rest of the actors in the industry by honoring your company with a prestigious award.