2014 Melbourne Design Awards

11 September 2014 - Earlybird Deadline
23 September 2014 - Standard Deadline
7 October 2014 - Late Deadline
8 October 2014 - Judging & Ratings
14 October 2014 - Rating closes
15 October 2014 - Winners announced
23 October 2014 - Awards Presentation

Melbourne Design Awards 2014

As part of the global [city] Design Awards program, the Melbourne Design Awards celebrate creativity, courage and innovation in design. Providing a central hub for marketplace recognition, the Awards are open to all participants in the design process with a presence or exposure in the Melbourne region be they commissioners, creators, suppliers, promoters or purveyors of design.

Melbourne has its own design focus and culture– the [city] Design Awards program provides a unique opportunity for a city’s design community to join together in celebrating their design diversity and the city’s top designers and commissioners.

Launched in 2010, the Melbourne Design Awards was the first of the [city] Design Awards programs and has secured a reputation as one the leading design recogntion and growth platforms.

Like all the design100 awards programs it will celebrate creativity, courage and innovation in design. Uniquely we look at design from both the creator and commissioner. The awards provide a unique opportunity for all sectors of the industry to participate across an extensive range of categories and achieve marketplace recognition.

Over the last few years we have developed a thriving community of design professionals and people in the marketplace who consume and commission a large percentage of the work nominated.

Join us as we celebrate courage and astounding achievements and developments in the design industry.

Key Dates

11 September 2014 - Earlybird Deadline
23 September 2014 - Standard Deadline
7 October 2014 - Late Deadline
8 October 2014 - Judging & Ratings
14 October 2014 - Rating closes
15 October 2014 - Winners announced
23 October 2014 - Awards Presentation


Design: The Non-Rational Accelerator

🕒 22/08/2016

Design exists in the non-rational. It proposes according to who we are, what we want and what we need. Leading organisations realise this and embrace the non-rational.

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The Next Billion Dollars: Considering the Value of Design

🕒 22/08/2016

Classically design has been valued in terms of resource costs. This might make sense at a project level, it is less relevant in enterprise wide design. The transformation of design from the design department to the boardroom means different thinking, different concepts and different measures of value.

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Enterprise Wide Design: A Cultural Shift DRIVENxDESIGN

🕒 22/08/2016

A cultural shift is occurring around design. In leading organisations design has moved out of the department and into the boardroom and is driving strategy at the very top of the level of the organisation. This transformation is Enterprise Wide Design.

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Frog Designs A Life-Saving MRI Machine For Newborns

🕒 17/08/2016

Aspect Imaging, in partnership with the design consultancy Frog, has created a new MRI machine designed with newborns in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) of hospitals in mind. Because the system can safely be placed inside the NICU, the new machine dramatically decreases the time and preparation involved in a typical MRI.

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Why is Health Care Design so Terrible?

🕒 15/08/2016

Health care consumers pay a lot of money for bad design. It's time for the device and drug companies to stop. Reports Joyce Lee MD, MPH, Robert P. Kelch MD Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Michigan Medical School, physician, designer, and researcher.

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11 September 2014 - Earlybird Deadline
23 September 2014 - Standard Deadline
7 October 2014 - Late Deadline


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