The prize that visualizes success

The German Design Award directly contributes to the overall commercial success. Prizes will only be awarded to projects that truly represent pioneering contributions to the German and international design landscape. The highly esteemed, international jury guarantees this. The German Design Award identifies and presents unique design trends: a competition that advances the design-oriented scene.


The German Design Award 2019 has started.
Are you nominated? Apply here directly. Are you interested in entering the competition? Companies could suggest their project or product for a nomination. For the request please use the form for nomination.

Impressionen of the award ceremony 2017 | Photos: Manuel Debus

The award ceremony of the German Design Award

The award ceremony of the German Design Award 2018 took place on 09 February 2018 in the context of the Ambiente fair in Frankfurt am Main.

Here you'll find pictures of the exhibition of the winners 2018.

Jury session at 27-28 July 2017 | Photos: Daniel Banner

“Things are getting a lot more digital across the board!” And making technology more human-friendly is becoming a big issue.”

Jury member Dina Gallo, Head of Design Management TRUMPF