Good Design International Award: Celebrating Modern Design

Enter its 64th year, the Good Design International Award continues to celebrate the latest and greatest innovative products and industrial goods from all over the world. With dozens of categories available to showcase your ingenuity, there’s surely a special place for your bright ideas to this classic Chicago-based contest!


 2013 Good Design Award Winner - BMW Wallbox2013 Good Design Award Winner - BMW Wallbox


If you’re wondering exactly what to enter into this influential award program, don’t worry! The Good Design International Award is about as free form as it gets, and as long as your design was invented or produced after January 1st, 2012, you’re welcome to share it with the judges. Some of the major design categories include: Electronics, Protective Equipment, Bionics/Robotics, Energy Systems, Office and Residential Furniture, Housewares, Tabletop, Textiles, Floorcovering, Building Materials, Lighting, Appliances, Transportation, Consumer and Household Products, Business and Industrial Equipment, Hardware, Tools, Machinery, Children's Products, Personal Effects, Sports and Recreation, Telecommunications, Computer Equipment, Medical Products, Kitchen and Bath, Environmental Design, Public Environments and Materials. See? There’s something for everyone!


 2013 Good Design Award Winner - Spacemouse Pro 20122013 Good Design Award Winner - Spacemouse Pro 2012


With such an incredibly wide range of design groups evaluated over the past sixty-four years, you’d better believe that a huge number of really impressive products have earned Good Design Awards. In 2013, the esteemed award winners included the Spacemouse Pro 2012, LG Studio Kitchen Appliances and the BMW Wallbox.


 2013 Good Design Award Winner - Chiara Lounge2013 Good Design Award Winner - Chiara Lounge


May 15th, 2014 is the ultimate cutoff date to enter your supreme designs for a shot at winning an award from the Good Design competition, so there’s still plenty of time to polish your submissions. (Click here to enter your designs!) No matter what branch your design work has taken you, we wish you the best of luck!