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 will be awarded 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 the Newsletters sent out to 100,000 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.

 v2com newswire, a proud partner of our awards, will offer the winners a gift certificate for one free press kit distribution to promote their winning project to the media. v2com is the international design and architecture newswire with a database exceeding 70,000 international journalists specializing in design, architecture and lifestyle.

 

Entry fee 

PROFESSIONAL   $200

Same Product in additional categories**  $100

STUDENT   $100

Same Product in additional categories**  $50

 

DEADLINES:

Early Bird Deadline: November 30, 2016

Regular Deadline: January 31, 2017

Final Deadline: February 28, 2017

 

* Multiple entries must be submitted at the same time as your first entry in order to be counted as “additional entries”. An entry submitted at a later time will be counted as a “first entry”.

** You may submit an entry into multiple categories at the same time. The first Category will be charged as per the original submission fee. Additional categories (2 or more) will be charged as such.

 

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.