Awards

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The British Royal Society of Arts (RSA) established the Royal Designer for Industry designation in 1936 to encourage high-quality industrial design and elevate the reputation of designers. It is given to persons who have demonstrated “consistent excellence in beautiful and efficient industrial design.”Read More →

The China Red Star Award began in 2006 and is thought to be the most important industrial design award in China. Its goal is to recognise and encourage the best design achievements in a wide range of activities. The judging panel is made up of experts from both inside and outside China.Read More →

iF Jurors

Celebrated and Valued Design Competitions iF International Forum Design GmbH organizes the iF DESIGN AWARDRead More →

Compasso d'Orro exhibition display

Aldo Borletti founded the Compasso d’Oro (Golden Compass) competition and the award for product aesthetics at the Italian department store La Rinascente at the X Triennale (see Milan Triennale) in Milan in 1954. In Europe, the award was the first of its kind. Read More →

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Frederik Lunning, a Danish-born businessman and owner of the Georg Jensen Inc. store on Fifth Avenue in New York, created the Lunning Prize award in December 1951. This successful showcase for Danish porcelain and glass was developed in 1924, but supplies were cut off when World War II broke out.Read More →