Good Design Awards 2020 now is over!
The 70th edition of Good Design, the world’s most prestigious, recognized, and oldest Design Awards program organized annually by The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design, is now open for submissions.
The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design and Metropolitan Arts Press Ltd. present the Museum’s annual GOOD DESIGN Awards Program for the most innovative and cutting-edge industrial, product, and graphic designs produced around the world.
The program called for three shows a year: one during the Chicago winter furniture market in January, another coinciding with the June summer market, and a November show based on the previous two exhibitions. Each year, a different prestigious designer was selected to curate the installation.
The emphasis of the GOOD DESIGN program is on quality design of the highest form, function, and aesthetics a standard beyond ordinary consumer products and graphics. The Chicago Athenaeum’s GOOD DESIGN program forwards the ideals of a design process that embodies product excellence and endurance and strong public identity.
Eligibile for submissions are:
➊ Anything produced and/or designed from January 2018 to the present is eligible including: Electronics, Protective Equipment, Bionics/Robotics, Energy Systems, Office and Residential Furniture, Housewares, Tabletop, Textiles, Floorcovering, Building Materials, Lighting, Appliances, Transportation, Consumer and Household Products, Business and Industrial Equipment, Hardware, Tools, Machinery, Children’s Products, Personal Effects, Sports and Recreation, Telecommunications, Computer Equipment, Medical Products, Kitchen and Bath, Environmental Design, Public Environments, Materials.
➋ Any graphic produced and/or designed from January 2018 to the present is eligible including: Books, Magazines, Websites, Advertisements, Catalogues, Corporate Identity Programs, Annual Reports, Handbooks, Posters, Signage, Labels, Packaging, Product Communication, Typography, Atmosphere, Sales Promotion, and Digital and Media Interfaces.
You are invited to Zip all files to a file NO LARGER than 20mb. Multiple images are required. Every image should not be more than 6 Mb. Images should be 300dpi and of .jpg/.jpeg format. Descriptions can be added to the zip file and must be in .doc/.pdf format.
All submitted products must have been produced by a manufacturer or scheduled for production.
Submissions to the program are judged by a jury of distinguished design professionals and leading industry specialists and design press on criteria established in the original 1950 program for the highest aesthetic in terms of innovative design, new technologies, form, materials, construction, concept, function, utility, and energy efficiency, and sensitivity to the environment.
Selected products and graphics for GOOD DESIGN are announced to the international press in December.
Entry fee is $375 USD per entry. Late submissions add $100 USD per entry.
Anything produced and/or designed and any graphic produced and/or designed from January 2018 to the present is eligible to be submited in Good Design Awards 2020.