Christo Logan

The European Product Design Award™

The Product Design of the Year Award recognizes the efforts of talented designers and design teams who aim to improve our daily lives with a practical and beautiful creations, designed to solve a problem, make life easier or simply spread joy.

Product Designer of the Year – Professional

If you are selected as the product Designer of the Year, you will receive the ePDA trophy as well as a copy of the ePDA Annual Book of Product Designs distributed internationally. In addition, your winning design will be promoted in a newsletter to 100,000 design professionals and potential clients worldwide, year-long coverage on our website, and critical acclaim by our distinguished panel of judges.

Emerging Product Designer of the Year – Student

This prize isawarded to the student who has demonstrated devotion to elevating the art of product design. You could receive publication of your work in the ePDA Annual Book of Product Designs; promotion in a newsletter to 100,000 design professionals and potential clients worldwide; year-long coverage on the European Product Design Awards website. Winners will also receive the certificate of achievement and winner’s seal to use online and in printed media.

All sub-category winners will also receive a winner’s certificate, seal, and a personalized press release to use for promotional purposes.  All of our winners will receive extensive publicity all throughout the following year, showcasing their designs to a worldwide audience. They will be promoted on the ePDA website in the Winners Gallery and in Newsletters sent to design industry professionals and potential clients.

Winners will also be listed in the ePDA online Design Directory, making it easier for them to be reached by potential customers.

 

Entry Fees

Professional   $200
Same Product in additional categories**  $100

Student $100
Same Product in additional categories**  $50

** You may submit an entry into multiple categories at the same time.

You may choose to pay online via PayPal or Credit Card. Please note that entry fees are non-refundable. Also, once your submission fee is paid, you will NOT be able to edit or change your entries.

Once you have paid your submission fee, your entry is complete. There will be no hidden expenses further down the line. Winners will not be charged any additional fees for publication, publicity, or the ePDA trophy.

 

Winners Benefits

ePDA winners receive significant, international publicity and exposure. In contrast to many other design awards, all the associated perks of winning ePDA are included in the entry fee.  We provide extensive exposure throughout our media partners.

The European Product Design Awards annual yearbook is featuring in-depth coverage of the winners and a complete listing of all honourees, and it is distributed to an international audience of design and business executives.

 

Benefits
Professional and Emerging Product Designer of the Year
Other Winners
Every Entrant
EPDA Trophy
Winner Interview - pictures and quotes to be extensively communicated
Invitation to Winners Event at the EU Parliament
Mentioned in winners press release distributed to magazines, blogs and partners
E-newsletter announcement to over 100,000 subscribers
Featured in Winners Book
Dedicated social media posts
Winners Badge
Winners' Certificate (online)
Exposure at online winners' exhibition
Publicity benefits from extensive awards communication campaign
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Submission Details

Entries can be submitted as conceptual designs, in progress, or as completed projects. The only restriction is that entries or completed projects must be no more than 5 years old. Submissions can be made as a Professional or as a Student.

Winners are chosen based on a single project – not for a body of work.

Eligibility

The EDPA competition is open to anyone aged 18+ residing anywhere in the world. Professional entries will be judged against other professionals and student entries against other students.

For more information please check the FAQ page.

Deadlines

Regular Deadline: December 17, 2017 (-10 % discount)
Extended Deadline: January 31, 2018
Final Deadline: February 28, 2018