The Product Design of the Year Award recognizes the efforts of talented designers and design teams who aim to improve our
daily lives with practical and beautiful creations, designed to solve a problem, make life easier, or simply spread joy. The
European Product Design Award accepts submissions in 804 categories for professionals and 149 categories for students:
Home is where we can express our unique selves and create a space of beauty and comfort, as well as convenience and luxury. From furniture to lighting, from decor to appliances, this is the category for all home-related products and designs.
Bathtubs, Sinks, Toilets, Faucets, Finishing, Fittings/Appliances, Holders, Mirrors, Rails, Sanitary Equipment, Shelves, Taps and Shower Heads, Other Designs
Audio, Hobby and Leisure, Partition & Acoustic Systems, Projector, Seating, Sports Equipment, Video, TV and Home Entertainment, Systems, Other Designs
Bathroom, Bedroom, Garden and Pool, Interior, Kitchen, Living room, Accessories, Other Products
Accent Lamps, Architectural Lighting, Art-Glass Lighting, Attractive Lighting Projects, Bathroom Lighting, Ceiling Lights, Ceiling Fan, Chandeliers, Designer/Custom Lighting, Desk Lamps, Floor Lamps, Energy Saving Lighting, Full Spectrum Lamps, Green Lighting, Hanging/Pendant Lighting, Illuminated Home Decor, Lamps and Luminaires, Landscape Lighting, LED lighting products & Fixtures, Linear Lighting Systems, Outdoor Lighting, Portable Lighting, Special Purpose Lighting, Street Lighting, Systems, Track Lighting, Other Designs
Garden Accessory, Garden Appliances and Garden Equipment, Heating and Air Conditioning, Interior Design Elements, Robotics Appliances, Room Fragrances, Security System
Interior Decoration Products
Accessories/Tabletop, Cookware and Cooking Utensils, Tableware, Blenders & Juicers, Coffee and Tea Makers, Cooktop & Ovens and Hoods, Dishwasher, Refrigerators, Other Designs
Other Home Interior Products
This category covers all consumer electronic products and designs, from everyday home appliances and audio-visual devices to computers and robotics–electronic products and designs that are part of our daily lives but also showing the way of the future.
Leather Goods, Eyewear, Sunglasses, Other Designs
Analog, Digital, Fashion, Luxurious, Smartwatches, Other Designs
Wellness and Beauty
Eyes (mascara, shadow, …), Face (creamer, bronzer, anti-aging, …), Lips (lipstick, lip pencil, …), Skincare (hand cream, moisturizer, …), Tools (mirror, curler, scissors, …), Other Designs
Personal Hobby and Leisure
Personal Travel Accessories
Other Personal Products
This category covers all family-related products and designs, for parents, children, and those who help or care for them—from clothing and feeding, to gear and appliances, everything that has been designed or created to make the lives of parents and children better and easier.
Baby Swings, Bottle Warmers & Sterilizers, Breast Pumps & Storage, Food Makers, Monitoring Devices, Other Designs
Bath & Health
Breastfeeding & Accessories, Cleansers, Cosmetics, Diapering & Accessories, Feeding Accessories, Haircare, Humidifiers/Vaporizers, Nail Care, Seats, Skincare, Sun Protection, Teething Relief/Teethers, Toothbrushes, Towels, Travel Kits, Tubs, Other Designs
Bath Accessories, Car Seats, Changing Tables, Convertible Car Seats, Edge & Corner Protections, Electrical, Harnesses & Leashes, Seat Covers, Travel Systems, Other Designs
Wen Ji Zhang
We know that lessons and learning can happen not only in the classroom, but in all scenarios and settings. This category covers educational tools, aids and devices for both learning and teaching, as well as classroom products and furniture.
It’s been said that all work and no play make for an unhappy and unbalanced life. This is the category for all those products and designs that bring the fun!
Mouses, 3D Hardware, Cases, Headphone, Headset, Joystickers, Keyboards, Microphone, Mousepad, Speaker, VR & AR Equipment, Webcam, Other Designs
Consoles, Dancing, Gamepads, Mobiles, Monitors, Motion Sensing, Notebooks/Laptops/Tablet, PCs, Rhythm, Shooting, Steering, VR & AR Set, Other Designs
Board Games, Card Games, Classics, Construction, DIY/Handmade, Dolls, Educational, For Adults, For Kids, For Teenagers, Musical, Outdoor, Puzzles, Remote Control, Robotics, Scientific & Optical, Stuffed, Wooden, Other Designs
Our modern lives are continually in motion, so transportation is essential both for work and for leisure. If you have designed a vehicle of any kind, for road or water or air, or products and accessories for all types of automotive transportation, this is the category for you.
Industry is the driving force of our civilization, and it is always evolving and developing. This category is for equipment and technological products, tools, elements and design concepts that will improve any aspect of industry–farming, construction, energy production, and many more.
Plumbing, Water System & Products, Staircases, Windows, Doors, Other Designs
Concrete, Stones & Tiles, Decorative Finishing/Surfaces, Energy Saving Materials, Finishes, Floor Coverings & Accessories, Glassware, Steel/Metallic, Wallpapers, Wood, Other Designs
Heating and Air Conditioning Technology, Power Transformation, Other Designs
Aids / Prosthetics, Design for Elders, Fitness and Training Products, Inclusive Technology, Medical Products, Medical Scientific Machinery, Physical Therapy and Therapy Products, Robotics Designs, Safety Designs, Other Designs
Design for Environment, Design for Public Awareness, Designs for Social Impact, Inclusive & Equity Products, Other Designs
Electronic Testing Equipment, Hand tools & Heavy Equipment, Other Designs
Ludovic Depoid, Marco Ursolum
Environmental preservation has never been more crucial to our future than now, so this category is for all those visionary designs and products that can make our lives and work more sustainable and eco-friendly.
Alternative Energy Source Products, Energy Conservation Equipment, Geothermal Energy System, Off-grid Home Design, Recycling Equipment, Residential Sustainable Design, Solar Battery Bank Design, Power Storage, Solar Powered Appliances, Tankless Water Heating (sustainable heat recovery system), Urban Sustainable Design, Water Filtration System, Water Storage Solution
Automotive & Transport Products, Conceptual Designs, Consumer Electronics Products, Eco Design Products, Educational Products, Energy Saving Materials, Event Products, Families & Kids Products, Food & Beverage Products, Hobby & Sports Products, Home Products, Industrial Products, Outdoor Products, Packaging Design Products, Personal Products, Pets Products, Toys, Games & Leisure Products, Work & Office Products
Other Sustainable and Green Products
Ewa Sendecka, Michał Tabor
Whether camping, trekking, swimming, or any outdoor activities, this category is for the products and accessories that make them better—clothing, gear, fashion, and furniture to enhance outdoor life.
Fitness and Health are an important priority in our culture of consumerism and comfort. This category is for products and designs that focus on these areas—hobbies, sports equipment, fitness products and fashion for the health-conscious.
Catering of food and beverage is an extremely profitable market globally, and the products and designs that make this business successful are equally important. From eco-friendly catering supplies to portable equipment to beverages, this is the category to enter those products that will revolutionize the catering industry.
We know that you can’t judge a book by its cover, and it’s what is on the inside that counts, etc…BUT it’s usually what’s on the OUTSIDE that makes us take notice in the first place. From food to beauty products and everything else, this is the category for the cool and cutting-edge packaging designs that makes us notice the great products out there.
Body Care, Cosmetics, Haircare, Limited Edition, Luxury, Perfume & Fragrances, Skin Care, Other Designs
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