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International A' Design Awards Calls for Nominations

The International A' Design Award & Competition is now calling for nominations of outstanding design projects worldwide

COMO, Italy, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- It is now the time for designers, artists, architects and brands worldwide to nominate their innovative designs, cutting-edge products, original packaging, new graphic work and avant-garde architectural projects to the International A' Design Award & Competition.

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A' Design Award & Competition, which annually publishes the World Design Rankings, is the Worlds' leading design accolade reaching design lovers, press members and product designers in over 180 countries in 40 languages: A' Design Award winning works are translated to all major languages in order to connect design lovers, press members and design buyers from across the globe. The presentation of the A' Design Award & Competition is available in all major languages at

A' Design Award & Competition is indeed one of the Worlds' most difficult design competition to win. There are over 40 pages of presentation guidelines which regulates the submissions. The guidelines were especially established in order to remove any "presentation bias" from the competition, thus allowing the jury members to evalaute the entries on their intrinsic qualities rather than the cosmetic looks. Furthermore, entries to the A' Design Award & Competition are peer-reviewed and anonymously voted by a professional, expert, 50-person, international jury panel consisting of established scholars, experienced design professionals and prominent media members following predetermined evaluation criteria. The strict evaluation methodology, peer review process, the expert award jury and the anonymous voting mechanisms make A' Design Award a highly prestigious design accolade, worth the time to submit and nominate works.

The A' Design Award & Competition is open to entries of professional designers as well as brands in order to bridge designers and brands during the Gala-night. Furthermore, both concept-stage projects as well as realized projects or products in the market can be nominated for award consideration. By submitting concept entries, entrants could evaluate the potential of their works before releasing to the market and by submitting realized works, entrants can highlight their good designs to the rest of the world. There are more than hundred design competititon categories with different evaluation criteria to enter works to the A' Design Award & Competition.

Popular A' Design Award & Competition categories include but not limited to: Interior Design, Furniture Design, Packaging Design, Graphics Design, Architecture, Jewelry Design, Lighting Design, Arts, Digital Products, Appliances, Kitchenware, and others. Each category has different voting criteria in order to judge the entries in a fair manner. For each design award category, the A' Design Award & Competition will get in touch with press members from across the globe. The open-nature of the A' Design Competition enables A' Design winners to meet collaborators in the Gala-Night, in comparison to other awards where you could only meet your competitors within the same industrial sector. The complete list of design competition categories can be accessed at A' Design Awards website or from the following link

There are five distinctions in A' Design Awards: Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze and Iron. The A' Design Prize, given to all A' Design Award laureates differentiates itself from other "awards" thanks to the fact that the prize also includes PR, publicity and marketing services, networking opportunities and international meetings in addition to the two-person exclusive invitation to attend the glamorous black-tie Gala-Night and Award Ceremony and Exhibition in Italy where award winners are presented their exclusive, design award trophies, hardcover yearbook of best projects and certificates of design excellence. The A' Design Awards Winners' kit also includes additional merchandise, such as pins, stickers as well as a DVD which contains marketing collateral plus digital deliverables such as award logos, certificates, images and digital version of the yearbooks.

A' Design Award winners enjoy media exposure through features in prominent magazines, design interviews, inclusion in World Design Rankings, Designer Rankings and Design Classification Rankings, features at DXGN and IDNN networks, as well as gain publicity through international exhibitions. Award winners are also granted a lifetime license to use the A' Design Award Winner logo as a part of their communication. A' Design Award winners are able to integrate the A' Design Award logo to their communications to attract the attention of business leads, prospective customers and the media.

A' Design Award winner projects will be exhibited in 3 countries in 2015. The award winners will first be exhibited at Mood - Museum of Outstanding Design at Como, Italy, followed by the exhibition in the Hometex trade fair at Amsterdam, Netherlands and finally a grand exhibition will take place at Dublin, Ireland as a part of Dublin's 2015 World Design Hub designation. Major design publications will publish the best projects from A' Design Award once the results are announced to public on April 15, 2015. The regular deadline for entries to the A' Design Award & Competition is on September 30, 2014.

To have their works considered for the A' Design Awards, designers, product manufacturers, architects and brands could vist . After registration, entrants are expected to upload their works to get a complimentary preliminary score as well as to learn their acceptance status before nomination. Before nominating works, each entry is required to pass a preliminary screening. All uploaded projects will receive a complimentary report on how to improve their presentation within several days after their upload to ensure that all works are presented in the best way.

Press members and design enthusiasts could visit to discover previous A' Design Award winning works.

About A' Design Award & Competition
The A' Design Award & Competition has been established to create a global awareness for good design practices and principles by highlighting the very best design work in all countries and in all disciplines. The A' Design Awards aims to push designers, artists, architects and brands worldwide to come up with superior products and projects that benefit society by highlighting the very best work from all disciplines and in all countries. Learn more about the A' Design Awards at

Media Contact: Julie Thomas, A' Design Award & Competition, 00390314491918, [email protected]

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