The A' Structured Product Design Award is a design competition open to submission of structured product designs by financial institutions worldwide. Submissions are accepted from banks, credit unions and financial service companies.
The A' Design Award for Structured Product 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.
This is a concealed award category; in order to protect the trade secrets, classified and confidential information regarding the entries, results will not be published online. For the open / published award category, refer to Banking and Financial Products Design Award.
The winners of the A' Spatial 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Please remember that we do not publish the PDF docs submitted in any case, therefore any confidential information shall be provided part of the PDF.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 structured product 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 Structured Product Design Competition keep in mind that your submission will be evaluated on multiple dimensions, your design is judged together with its communication design together with its structure and complexity.
The best structured designs are considered for their degree of innovation, human factors, ease of implementation and realization, depthness of development, and overall value generation. Furthermore, the communication campaign, advertisements and visuals will be considered part of the product and will be evaluated.
No Further Fees
Unlike other awards, 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 Structured Product Design Award category, simply register, login and upload your design regularly and choose Spatial Design Award Category from the category list during nomination. Remember to ensure to choose the Cat. 109 which is the concealed category.
Learn more about the winners' benefits here.