The A' Industrial Design Award is a concealed and generic design award category that is open to any type of product design or industrial design, yet however entries to this category are not published, check the open industrial design award categories or check the fast moving consumer goods categories.
Unlike the open categories which publishes results, this design award category has especially been designed to submit nominations of products and industrial designs that are not yet patented. Thus in general, entries to this category will not be published in order to protect the intellectual properties of submitted entries. Please join open design award categories if you wish to have your results published.
The winners of the A' Industrial Design Award can opt-in for having their entries made visible and results published but this also requires approval from us.
Please remember that we do not publish the PDF docs submitted in any case, therefore any confidential information shall be provided part of the PDF. The PDF files are open to viewing of jury members only, and are not send to press or not included as a part of our PR Campaigns.
Addendum to Terms & Conditions
A1. Even though the industrial design category is concealed entry due to trade secrets, the entries could potentially be visible online. Especially the following could potentially be visible to public: “Project name, category name, primary function, designer name, and small thumbnail image”.
A2. Award winners in this category will not receive some of the services that would make the designs publicly visible. The following are the services that are excluded for this category: Yearbook participation, exhibition participation, pr-campaign, premium pr distribution, press releases etc. Some of the services and limited distribution could be provided. Winners keep right to receive trophy and logo usage permissions.
A3. Even though your entry is labeled secret and hidden, in cases where publishing your design details is required, such as by law, or due to other external threads or opportunities, we reserve the right to publish the designs or run the pr campaign in any case.
A4. You declare that the information you submit is correct, and harmless to society. If your entry is discovered harmful for society, your award status will be cancelled, and you agree to pay fines that are twenty-fold the nomination fees to A’ Design Awards, plus any other legal fees, plus any other fees or payments that might arise due to damages to people etc.
What to Present?
When submitting to the Industrial Design competition keep in mind that your entries will be evaluated on multiple dimensions, your product design is judged together with its packaging, and if applicable maintenance, usage or application guide. Applicants should send high-resolution images of the product, together with a presentation of its packaging and application guides.
The Industrial Design award considers your submission on evaluation criteria such as: Innovation, uniqueness of the project, social impacts, environment friendliness, energy utilization, and project specific criteria. Most important criteria are highlighted as: Design, Engineering, Ergonomy and Presentation.
No Further Fees
Unlike other famous 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.
How to Apply
To apply to Industrial Design Award category, simply register, login and upload your design regularly and choose Industrial Design Award Category from the category list during nomination. Remember to ensure to choose the Cat. 104 which is the concealed category.