Designverse Awards 2023-2024

Submission: 1st February 2024 Registration: 18th July 2023 Location: Shanghai Language: English/Chinese Prizes: View Website Type: Open

Awards Overview
Designverse Awards aims to recognize outstanding contributions made by design agencies, brands/enterprises, and influential events in the broader design industry. This award serves as a platform that connects design resource agencies with development agencies, providing access to a pool of design resources for the latter while supporting the former. The platform offers unique features such as big data and data monitoring, search ranking, resource linking, and brand promotion. These functions enable design resource agencies to comprehensively evaluate their positions in the industry and improve their innovation and design capabilities. Additionally, utilizing the publicity and promotional services provided by this award platform can enhance these agencies’ own brand building endeavors.

Final Review Judging Panel
The final review judging panel is composed of 36 industry leaders who have a specific understanding of the design industry ecosystem, accumulated experience in collaboration, and sound judgment, as well as specialized jurors with international perspectives and extensive experience leading renowned works. Together, they will collectively select the “Designverse Awards Jury Grand Prize” in various sub-categories under space, product, and brands/major events categories. From these selections, the “Designverse Awards Outstanding Prize” will be determined, including six Outstanding Prize in space category (architecture, landscape, interiors, technical consultants, professional consultants, and specialized consultants), four Outstanding Prize in product category (residential, office, social and leisure, transportation), and two Outstanding Prize for annual major events. The final jury member also has the right to recommend two participating agencies directly shortlisted for Nomination Prize and set Special Jury Single Prize.

Awards Process
The evaluation process for the Designverse Awards consists of two stages: preliminary review and final review.

Evaluation System
The [Designverse Awards Nomination Prize] and [Designverse Awards Special Honor Prize] are selected based on statistics and analysis of big data that permeate the entire industry and search rankings.
The final review judging panel selects the [Designverse Awards Jury Grand Prize] and [Designverse Awards Outstanding Prize].

Awards Setting&Entry Categories
In different review stages, there are four level prize set for space category, product category, brands/major events category, respectively Designverse Awards Nomination Prize, Designverse Awards Special Honor Prize, Designverse Awards Jury Grand Prize and Designverse Awards Outstanding Prize.

A.Space Category
Targeting all space design resource agencies, the entry categories include scheme (such as architecture, landscape, interior), technical consultants (such as structural, MEP, transportation, etc.), professional consultants (such as curation, multimedia, signage and wayfinding, etc.), specialized consultants (such as pre-planning consultant, sustainable engineering consultant, etc.) and their respective subcategories, a total of 94.

B.Product Category
Targeting all enterprises/brands of product category, the entry categories include residential (such as home building materials, home furniture, household appliances, etc.), office (such as office supplies, office equipment, office furniture, etc.), social and leisure (such as social space supplies, cultural space supplies, etc.), transportation (such as vehicles, boats, aviation, etc.) and their respective subcategories, a total of 24.

C.Brands/Major Events Category
Targeting all major events planning/operating agencies, it is mainly divided into four categories:corporate/brand (such as awards, exhibitions, promotional activities, etc.), regional/city (such as art festivals, biennials/triennials, trade shows, etc.), international projects (such as art festivals, biennials/triennials, awards, etc.), and domestic projects (such as art festivals, biennials/triennials, media, etc.).

[Step 1] Log in to designverse platform at www.designverse.com.cn, register the homepage of agency and upload the entry.
[Step 2] After submitting materials, please contact us by adding WeChat below or sending an email to awards@designverse.com.cn with the subject “Confirm Registration for Designverse Awards +  Participating Agency Name + Submitted Entry Name”.
[Step 3] After receiving the confirmation email of registration, we will send a payment request for the review fee by email. Participants are requested to complete the payment before February 1, 2024. If payment is not confirmed by the deadline, the entry shall be disqualified.

Categories: All competitions
Date: December 27, 2023