The A Design Award is currently accepting entries for their annual award and competition, so we're taking a look back at some of our favorite award winners from last year's contest. Enter your design for this year's contest here. What is the A Design Award you may ask yourself? "The A' Design Award and Competition offers a unique system for designers to sell their winning ideas to sponsor companies, likewise the companies can bid for the competing design ideas and make offers to buy the designs. The system also provides an online exhibition system and creates free profile pages for designers, innovators and companies, this system is always on and whether you win or not, you will have full access to the system. This is an interactive system where you can write your biography or corporate profile, create an extensive online portfolio by adding additional designs and exhibit new designs or products."

 So we are at that time of year where if you have a design idea, early submissions are being taken now. Deadline for early submission is September 30. Results will be announced to public on April 15.

We have made a gallery above of some of the winners and designs we have loved in the past. Sure, you may not designing a hotel or an opera house (although those are some of our favorite categories), but packagingpublic furniture designtoy designfuture gadgets and textiles are all the types of over 100 categories you can submit under.

The panel of judges who jury the competition are an international group of designers, teachers, writers and industry people with extensive knowledge and experience in the fields of industrial design. Take a look at this year's jury, along with some background on what kind of attention the award gets in the broader world. 

Our list is above of some past winners, but here is another comprehensive look at past winners" 

Register and submit your designs today!