Each entry must be accompanied by an application form, a one-page description of the entered product or graphic; plus three color digital images per product or graphic in a .jpeg/.jpg/.tiff format (no larger than 6MB) along with the description reproduced on the same CD.
The fee is 375 USD per entry.
In this year's edition, selected products and graphics for Good Design are announced to the international press in December. The awarded products and graphics are accessioned into the Museum’s Permanent Design Collection.
Selected designers and manufacturers are allowed use of the Museum’s Good Design logo in publications, promotions, and marketing as specified in the joint legal agreement with The Chicago Athenaeum.
The Good Design Awards,design competition are open to entries from all over the world.