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.
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.
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.
Early Bird Deadline: November 30, 2016
Regular Deadline: January 31, 2017
Final Deadline: February 28, 2017
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.
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.
Same Product in additional categories** $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.