Awards & Categories
There are NINE awards:

Category Awards
Gold Award
Silver Award
Bronze Award
Merit Award


Grand Awards
Grand Award
Grand Award for Culture
Grand Award for Sustainability
Grand Award for Technology
Grand Award with Special Mention


Gold, Silver, Bronze and Merit

The best works from each of the 4 design disciplines will be awarded a Gold, Silver, Bronze and Merit Awards selected by panels of design experts from around the world.

Gold Award winners of the Category Award and outstanding design projects by nomination will be selected as the candidates of Grand Awards. Awards will be conferred to candidates with design excellence: 

Grand Award
Grand Award for Culture
Grand Award for Sustainability
Grand Award for Technology
Grand Award with Special Mention

23 Categories Under 4 Design Disciplines

The judges will confer Gold, Silver, Bronze and Merit Awards to the winners in each of the following 4 design disciplines which includes 23 design categories:


  • Fashion Apparel
  • Functional Apparel 
    e.g. Sportswear, safety clothing & personal protective equipment design, clothing for special needs (for elderly, disabled, infant), uniform & occasion apparel, etc.
  • Intimate Wear
    e.g. underwear, sleepwear, lightweight robe, etc
  • Fashion Accessories
    e.g. Bags, jewellery, eyewear, watch, hat, scarf etc.
  • Footwear

  • Identity & Branding
    e.g. Corporate design & identity, brand design & identity, wayfinding and signage system, etc
  • Digital Media
    e.g. Website, web TV, digital advertising, computer and mobile applications, moving images (animation, video, motion graphic, etc.), social media platform, etc.
  • Packaging
  • Publication
  • Poster
  • Typography
  • Marketing Campaign
    e.g. holistic plan like online, above and below the line,  promotional, etc.

  • Home & Residential Spaces
  • Hospitality & Leisure Spaces
    e.g. Recreational spaces (hotels, guesthouses, spas and wellness areas, restaurants, cafés, bistros, bars, lounges, casinos, staff canteens, etc.)
  • Culture & Public Spaces
    e.g. Infrastructural projects, regional planning or urban design, revitalization or restoration projects, landscape, etc.
  • Retail and Showroom Spaces
  • Workspaces
    e.g. Office, industrial (industrial properties, warehouses, garages, distribution centers, etc.), etc.
  • Event, Exhibition & Stage Design

  • Household Appliances 
    e.g. Appliances for living room / bedroom, Kitchen / dinning, Bathrooms / spas, Electronic products, etc.
  • Homeware
    e.g. Tableware and decoration, Lighting, furniture, home textiles, etc.
  • Professional & Commercial Product
    e.g. Vehicles (land, water, aerospace), special tools or devices for medicine / health care / constructions ,/ agriculture, devices and furniture for business use etc.
  • Information & Communications Technology Product
    e.g. Computers and information technology, computer accessories, communication devices, camera & camcorder, audio & visual products, smart devices, etc.
  • Leisure & Entertainment Product
    e.g. Entertainment technology devices, gifts & crafts, outdoor, leisure & sports, stationery, games & hobby product design, etc.