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DBA Design Effectiveness AwardThe 2017 list of 42 winners of the DBA’s prestigious annual awards has been announced

The DBA's annual Design Effectiveness Awards are both prestigious and authoritative, recognising the real and measured benefits delivered by design, and proving the value of design to business.

German Design Award 2017Hasso Plattner Wins German Design Council Personality Award

The German Design Council has announced the winners of the German Design Award 2017. Hasso Plattner was awarded the Personality prize for his services to disseminating and developing the Design Thinking method.

Kaj Franck Design Prize 2016The industrial designer Prof. Juhani Salovaara is the recipient of this year’s award

Every year Design Forum Finland, the Finnish design promotion organization, awards its design prize named after the famous Finnish designer Kaj Franck. This year the recipient of the prize is industrial designer Professor Juhani Salovaara.

DesignEuropa AwardsThe President of BEDA, Robin Edman, will chair the jury of the inaugural edition of the DesignEuropa Awards, organised by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).

www.effectivedesign.org.ukThe Design Business Association has announced the judges for the 2017 DBA Design Effectiveness Awards.

Launched in 1989, the awards celebrate design that has delivered significant competitive advantage, and demonstrate the power of design to positively impact on business, public services and people’s lives.

Joseph Binder Award 2016

Published in Member News
30 April 2016

15B 18The Joseph Binder Award, which focuses on graphic design and illustration, has extended its deadline for entries until 30 April 2016.

»Everything is three-dimensional« is the motto of this year’s call for entries to the Joseph Binder Award. »What is your dimension?«, designaustria ask professional designers and design students from around the globe.

18 19HIPO are looking to find the best design management achievements – entries close on 25 April.

Guided by its spirit, the Design Management Award has been granted to organisations that have made outstanding achievements both at the national and international level, demonstrated some exemplary results and operational models through an efficient project- and organisation-based integration of design management since the foundation of the Hungarian Design Council in 2009.

Toroidion concept car

Published in Member News
19 April 2016

19 19Toroidion concept car wins Ornamo Design Award 2016

The winner of the Ornamo Award for design in 2016 is automotive designer Pasi Pennanen, the creator of the Toroidion concept car cited as the world’s most efficient electric car.

iF PUBLIC VALUE AWARD 2016

Published in Member News
18 April 2016

8 19iF PUBLIC VALUE AWARD 2016 – impact beyond design

iF report on the winners of their 2016 award, whose projects improve living conditions and create lasting public value.

13 19The DBA Design Effectiveness Awards celebrate the power of design to drive business success – entry for the 2017 awards, with discount for BEDA members, is now open.

The DBA Design Effectiveness Awards celebrate the power of design to drive business success and provide compelling proof of why design is a sound commercial investment.

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