Last chance for late bookers: Registration still possible until 19 September! In its anniversary year, the timeline of the award has been adjusted: The closing date for entries is 15 September! This means that your product innovations are more up-to-date in the competition - and you can use your award very topically for communication in the context of the industry trade fairs that are starting up again.

The Award that visualizes success

This year the German Design Awards celebrate their tenth anniversary! On this occasion, the presentation of the winners is themed "How Designers Think". Outstanding design means providing answers to the challenges of our time and thinking design further ahead. The top-class international jury honours these groundbreaking design achievements - and the German Design Awards make the design trends visible across all sectors in a glamorous setting.


»All Eyes On« from 12 February - 12 March 2021 | Photos: Daniel Banner

For the presentation of the gold winners of the German Design Awards 2021 and the exciting topics related to their design, we have developed the digital program “All Eyes On” that also includes a series of formats with various interviews and talks. We talk to industry and design experts about important trends and design topics such as innovation, brands, sustainability or digitization.


Jury session at 30-31 July 2020 | 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

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