2015 Sydney Design Awards

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

accelerate transformation, celebrate courage
growing demand for design


Key Dates

30 June 2015 - Earlybird Deadline
14 July 2015 - Standard Deadline
30 July 2015 - Extended Deadline
1 August 2015 - Judging & Ratings
4 August 2015 - Rating Closes
5 August 2015 - Winners Announced
12 August 2015 - Awards Presentation

Why Nominate

Being recognised for an Award offers a distinct competitive advantage to those offering products and services to a highly visible, global market. It provides recognition of excellence for employees, investors, customers and partners from the industry.

The design100 range of award programs also offer a unique platform for businesses to reach out to a highly specialised audience through the design100 Awards communication streams.

The Awards are open to anyone with an interest in developing products and services that are designed to have both a commercial and market impact.

Immediate benefits on nomination submission are:

  • After review all nominations are shortlisted and displayed on the awards website visible to our extensive audience.
  • You will also receive a notification email with promotional tools including awards logos.
  • Nominations will be featured in our eNewsletter, media releases and social media channels

As a marketplace platform, the awards provides an opportunity to:

  • Promote your courage, innovation, creativity and craft leadership to your peers across three continents
  • Gain marketplace exposure of your project or brand
  • Increase awareness of your work and gain marketplace and peer comment
  • Provide a mark of distinction for your project or brand
  • Selected award winning projects will be invited to participate in the associated design summit.  This is a live interview and puts your design work and team front and center as design leaders.

The Awards offer you and your company an excellent chance to:

  1. Benchmark your work
  2. Impress clients and customers
  3. Boost confidence in your products and services
  4. Add unmistakable gravitas to your marketing materials
  5. Boost employee morale and show you are proud of their work
  6. Prove your business is listening to and adapting to your clients' and customers' needs
  7. Stand out from your competition by being known as an award winner

According to a study by the University of Leicester*, award winning companies experienced:

  • Higher growth in sales over non-award winning companies by an average of 77%
  • Higher increases in operating income over non-award winning companies by an average of 18%
  • Higher growth in assets over non-award winning companies by an average of 44%

*Source: University of Leicester, sponsored by the British Quality Foundation (BQF) and the European Foundation for Quality Management (http://www.quality-foundation.co.uk/pub_reports.htm), based over a period of 11 years.


Best of the best

Winners list

2015 Presentation
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