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Hong Kong (China)

Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Asia’s premier annual design conference BODW 2022 gathers over 90 global creative leaders to explore timely topics under the theme 'Design for Change', in collaboration with Strategic Partner the Netherlands. Visit bodw+ ( and sign up as a Basic Member to enjoy selected sessions from the Summit for free, or upgrade […]

The BLT Built Design Awards 2023

Zurich (Switzerland) Zurich

The BLT Built Design Awards 2023 celebrate architecture and design excellence, shining a spotlight on inspired projects, accomplished leaders and their innovative ideas. In addition to the Architecture, Interior Design and Construction Product categories, a new category - Landscape Architecture has been introduced, allowing companies to submit a variety of outstanding conceptual, in-progress or completed […]


Zurich (Switzerland) Zurich

The LIT Design Awards honor the best in Lighting Product Design, Architectural and Entertainment Lighting Design globally, advancing the appreciation of design worldwide. Website WDO Member: 3C Awards

C-IDEA Design Award 2023

The C-IDEA Design Award is the world’s annual juried design competition. It aims to recognize and promote visionary talents in a wide array of categories ranging from communication design, industrial design, architecture, interior design, fashion design, and new media. The jury consists of twenty countries with over thirty representatives from high-profile designers and educators. A yearbook and exhibition of the nominated designs are also […]


Design Intelligence Award (DIA) is an international academic award in industrial design established in China in 2015. It's a platform for evaluation, promotion and communication of design, an accelerator bringing innovation to the industry and the future. In the past seven years, DIA has collected more than 43,000 entries from 70 countries and regions. The […]


As a true pioneer of changes in contemporary living spaces, this exhibition by VIA's Le FRENCH DESIGN explores the new paths taken by designers, editors and manufacturers to create more environmentally friendly objects. The thirty or so projects on display, divided into five themes, bear witness to new uses and innovative materials and processes to […]

DFA Design for Asia Awards 2023 – Call for Entry

Hong Kong (China)

DFA Design for Asia Awards 2023 is open for global submission from 1 April 2023 onwards. The Awards aims to honour design excellence and acknowledge user-centric design projects which embrace the unique Asian perspectives to enhance the quality of life for people. This is the golden chance for designers to showcase their innovative designs to […]

2023 Quanzhou Second Zayton-cup International Design Competition

As an international event, the Quanzhou 2nd "Zayton-cup" International Design Competition aims to let design empower industry. Submissions for the competition are open as of 1 April 2023, and it is free to enter. The 1st "Zayton-cup" International Design Competition is the first industrial design event in Fujian Province (China) whose participants exceeded 10,000. WDO […]

6th Chinese Design Award Design Competition

Change is a global keyword in recent years. The design industry should unleash its dynamic intelligence in a changing world to be adaptable and move forward. The 6th Chinese Design Award Design Competition encourages designers to propose Chinese-style solutions in the ever-changing situation, thereby contributing to the rapid development of Chinese-style modernization. WDO Member: China […]

2023 Golden Pin Design Award : Call for Global Entries!

Taipei (Taiwan) Taipei

The 2023 Golden Pin Design Award is now open for registration and welcome designers from all around the world to join in. This Award is aimed at products that are already commercialized on the market and spaces/integrated design projects that have been completed. Entrants must be business entities or design teams. You have until 17:00, […]

FIT Sport Design Awards

The FIT Sport Design Awards returns for its second edition! Seeking the world's most innovative sports equipment and apparel the FIT Sport Design Awards honour exceptional achievements in technology, eco-friendly products, and gear that enhances performance. Don't miss out on this opportunity to showcase your designs and contribute to the transformation of the sports design […]


The LIV Hospitality Design Awards 2023 are now open for submissions! Show off your talent and innovative designs in the Living and Eating categories, and gain international recognition and prestige in the industry. WDO Member: 3C AWARDS

Taipei Design Award 2023

Taipei (Taiwan) Taipei

The call for submission for the 2023 Taipei Design Awards is now underway! Under the banner of 'Design for Adaptive City', designers from around the world are invited to submit their works in line with the competition categories of industrial design, visual communication design and public space design. Deadline to submit is 17 August 2023. […]

22nd Andreu World International Design Contest

The 22nd Andreu World International Design Contest has begun! Under the theme 'Beyond the plastic wave', the challenge of this edition is to create innovative designs that use sustainable materials, particularly those that help to reduce plastic waste and protect our planet. Whether you are a student or a professional designer, you're encouraged to put […]

The Global Footwear Awards Announces Call for Submissions for 4th Edition


The Global Footwear Awards offer a unique opportunity for designers to showcase their talent and gain exposure to industry professionals and potential clients. With a prestigious jury panel and categories spanning sustainability, innovation, and more, the GFA is the premier platform for celebrating excellence in footwear design. WDO Member: 3C AWARDS


Zurich (Switzerland) Zurich

The SIT Furniture Design Award has become a platform for recognizing top-notch talent in the world of furniture and interior design. Check out the winners of the competition's third edition, and discover how they achieved the perfect balance between form and function. WDO Member: 3C AWARDS

2023 Taiwan International Student Design Competition

Taipei (Taiwan) Taipei

The theme of 2023TISDC is ‘Compassion’. TISDC would like to provide an opportunity to student designers to show the world their talents and designs. Three categories are included: Product Design, Visual Design and Digital Animation. The theme “Compassion” is in accordance with the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the United Nations in 2015. We […]


Copenhagen (Denmark) Copenhagen

Take Part in 3daysofdesign 2023. Join our community of exhibitors showcasing great design to an international audience during the 2023 festival, and join us as we celebrate our 10th anniversary. Website

Exhibition of Estonian Material Design MATERIAL II

Venice (Italy) Venice

“Material II: Shifting Ground” is the third in a series of exhibitions focused on materials, shedding light on how materials are developed and created in Estonian universities, enterprises and creative practices today. The exhibition brings together the work of 26 artists, designers and researchers to show how the notion of resources and material development is […]

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