The EDPA competition is open to anyone aged 18+ residing anywhere in the world. Professional entries will be judged against other professionals and student entries against other students.
EPDA Trophy will be given to:
• Product Designer of the Year – Professional
If you are selected as the product Designer of the Year, you will receive the EPDA trophy as well as a copy of the EPDA Annual Book of Product Designs distributed internationally. In addition, your winning design will be promoted in a newsletter to 100,000 design professionals and potential clients worldwide, year-long coverage on our website, and critical acclaim by distinguished panel of judges.
• Emerging Product Designer of the Year – Student
This prize is awarded to the student who has demonstrated devotion to elevating the art of product design. You could receive publication of your work in the EPDA Annual Book of Product Designs; promotion in a newsletter to 100,000 design professionals and potential clients worldwide; year-long coverage on the European Product Design Awards website. Winners will also receive the certificate of achievement and winner’s seal to use online and in printed media.
All sub-category winners will also receive a winner’s certificate, seal, and a personalized press release to use for promotional purposes. All of the winners will receive extensive publicity all throughout the following year, showcasing their designs to a worldwide audience. They will be promoted on the EPDA website in the Winners Gallery and in Newsletters sent to design industry professionals and potential clients.
Winners will also be listed in the EPDA online Design Directory, making it easier for them to be reached by potential customers.