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International Product Design Awards '19



A great product has the potential to change our lifestyle and can make our life simpler. A product designed to solve a problem can also be beautiful, innovative, useful and creative at the same time.

As a designer, you have done the hard work already by coming up with a great idea to solve a problem. With UNI you can make your design stand out from the crowd and get it rewarded as the worlds best product of the year. The theme for this year is ‘Daily Objects’.

UNI Product Design Awards has been created to recognize, honor and celebrate outstanding product and industrial designs that represent the highest level of creative originality and design excellence. We are inviting product designers and industrial designers across the globe to submit their entries which will be judged for design innovation, technical advancements, cost and value, environmental responsibility, aesthetics, need and usage. We will acknowledge those outstanding designs and will promote it at the global scale through our online platform, media partners, social channels, and also in the form of an annual book presenting the best designs across the globe.



Citation Winner

Trophy + Medal + Certificates each category for realized projects only

(Open for Student & Professionals)

Special Mention

Medal + Certificate in each category for realized projects only

(Open for Student & Professionals)

Best Idea/Concept Award

Trophy + Medal + Certificates each category for concept projects only

(Open for Student & Professionals)

People’s Choice Award

Trophy + Medal + Certificates each category for realized and concepts

(Open for Student & Professionals)

Student's Award

Trophy + Medal + Certificates each category for Realized and Concepts (Open for Students only)

Winning entries will also be entitled for other perks from UNI

Get featured on our media partner websites

Get featured on our bi-annual book

Communication to Magazines

UNI Gold designer's Mark on your project

Option to Sell your designs via UNI

UNI Relevance index for your design

UNI’s Relevance index for your profile.

Exclusive Interview opportunity for winners


Submission Starts : 20th June 2018


Public Voting starts: 10th September 2018


Submission ends  : 14th October 2018


Public Voting ends : 30th November 2018


Announcement of result : 1st December 2018


The detailed requirements of the entries are as follows:


  • A minimum of 6 and maximum of 12 images showcasing the output of the design (JPEG/GIF/PNG/TIFF) (120ppi)
  • Questionnaire formulated by the participants as directed on the submission portal. Refer to Uni Submission guidelines to know more.
  • Cover image of size 2000 x 800 px or larger in aspect ratio 5:2 should be uploaded.
  • Individual images and graphics used or any additional images can also be published (for publication purpose only and not for the judging of entries)
  • All the participants are required to update their profile on UNI for jurors to identify between students and professional entries.
  • Do not place your name or any mark that reveals your identity on your sheets/images.
  • The first tag in the upload page, should be your category of participation and the second tag should be the subcategory of submission - rest of the tags are optional.

The submission of the entry has to happen on our submission portal at only with the format given on the website. No other mode of submissions will be accepted. In order to avoid last minute rush, plan and try uploading your entries prior to the submission deadline . Check this video tutorial of how to make the submission on the platform .


  • Participants from all geographical regions are eligible. Open to participants of all backgrounds, including design students and professionals.
  • Participation is on individual basis only. Organizations/studios may participate however, certificate/awards will be issued to a single contact person/Team member registering for the award.
  • One individual can submit multiple projects(separate entry for each) in multiple categories.
  • Entries must be original works of the entrant, who will be recognized as the sole designer of the said entries throughout the course of the competition.
  • You can enter in more than one categories for the awards, however the entry has to be submitted separately. Only designs conceptualized/created/built after December 2013 are eligible.
  • Entries that infringe, breach, prejudice or violate the property, interests or rights (including but not limited to contractual rights, user rights, copyright, design rights and all other proprietary and intellectual property rights) of any third party will be disqualified.
  • Participants shall be liable for claims by such third parties resulting from the infringement. The Organizer shall not be held responsible for any infringement.


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