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The Australian International Design Awards 2012

The Australian International Design Awards is one of the longest standing and most prestigious design awards in the world. The 2012 call for entries is open and as usual the Awards are seeking for product and business designs in several different categories.

Entry is open to all professionally designed products or services available in Australia (including those available to Australians via the internet). Products or services professionally designed by Australians for overseas markets are also eligible.

You’re invited to take the challenge and see if you have what it takes to compete with the world’s best.

The Search Is On For The Best Design In The World

The Australian International Design Awards accepts professionally designed products and services across the following sectors.

For Product Design:

  • Consumer
    Includes domestic appliances, whitegoods, housewares, consumer electronics, personal accessories, baby goods, toys and personal care
  • Business + Technology
    Includes office equipment, financial registers, communications terminals, commercial instruments and technology products
  • Medical + Scientific
    Includes medical and laboratory equipment, therapeutic goods, home health care and personal monitoring devices
  • Automotive + Transport
    Includes motor powered vehicles, automotive components and accessories, public and other modes of transport
  • Sport + Leisure
    Includes professional and recreational sporting equipment, sporting apparel, camping gear and leisurewear
  • Housing + building
    Includes construction equipment, building materials, plumbing, electrical lighting and cabling, industrial fittings and fixtures
  • Heavy Machinery
    Includes agricultural, mining, earthmoving and production equipment
  • Architectural + Interior
    Includes furniture, architectural lighting, bathroomware, architectural hardware, environments, textiles and object design

For Business Design:

  • Not-for-profit
    Not-for-profit services designed for charitable or other causes
  • Business
    Profit-generating services designed for the business sector
  • Education
    Services designed for the education sector
  • Government
    Public services designed in response to government tenders

The Australian International Design Awards 2012 will award 5 main and a few special prizes and awards in July 2012.

Entry Fee

Different application fees apply for different categories.