Melbourne Design Awards

spaces, objects, visual, graphic, digital & experience design, design champion, best studio & best start-up, plus over 40 specialist categories

accelerate transformation, celebrate courage, growing demand for design


Key Dates

5 May - Standard Deadline
9 June - Final Deadline
16 June - Judging & Ratings
29 June - Rating closes
30 June - Winners announced
27 July - Awards Presentation
1 September - DESIGN SUMMIT

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Welcome to the 2016 MEL [city] design awards.

We’re in exciting times, where tech and innovation are creating an infinite realm of possibilities. The key to making those possibilities reality is great design.  The [city] design awards program provides marketplace recognition across an extensive range of categories and celebrates the creativity and courage of those who are leading the way. 

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Winners Announced - 2016 Melbourne Design Awards

🕒 30/06/2016

Winners of the 2016 World [app] Design Awards have been announced by design100 Founder Mark Bergin including Best Studio less than 5 - Farrah Design, Best Studio 5 to 20 – Emote Digital, and Best Studio 20+ Monkii. The Design Champion award has been awarded to Mirvac and Best Startup named as Therefore Studio.

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Are Branding Agencies Still Relevant?

🕒 29/06/2016

The old way of designing brands is in desperate need of a rethink, writes Edenspiekermann's Paul Woods for Fast Comany.

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Dieter Rams is Finally Getting the Feature Film he Deserves

🕒 22/06/2016

Helvetica filmmaker Gary Hustwit is training his camera on the revered German designer who influenced Apple. It's about time.

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Hasselblad’s mirrorless X1D Camera

🕒 21/06/2016

Hasselblad has unveiled the world's first mirrorless medium format camera, the X1D, boasting a 50MP CMOS sensor delivering up to 14 stops of dynamic range.

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New Exhibition at RMIT Design Hub: Occupied

🕒 20/06/2016

RMIT’s Design Hub will provide ideas and answers to the unspoken questions of how the challenges of the metropolis era will be met, in a new exhibition titled Occupied.

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