awards and competitions
The UX Design Awards have opened their submission process for the 2018 awards, that focus on user experience as a key value of design. Companies and design consultancies are invited to submit product solutions, services and concepts until 31 March 2018.
The 2018 shortlist for the Design Business Association’s ‘Design Effectiveness Awards’ includes 54 entries from 15 countries. The awards celebrate the power of design to drive business success, and the winner will be announced on 22 February 2018.
The jumpthegap international design competition, organised by Roca and BCD, held the annual award ceremony on 17 October 2017, in Barcelona, Spain. Prizes were awarded in three categories: professional, student and Special Sustainability.
With the new iF SOCIAL IMPACT PRIZE, iF offers a prize money of EUR 50,000 to projects that are worthy of financial support and serve public interests.
BEDA members can enjoy a discount on entries to the Design Effectiveness Awards, which every year prove the commercial benefit of investment in design.