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2018 NEXT Design Awards

the most innovative design, without limits
from the next wave of global design giants

design a better future
make a difference
celebrate courage

Key Dates

1 February - Earlybird Deadline
27 July - Standard Deadline
20 December - Late Deadline
10 February 2018 - Judging & Ratings
21 February 2018 - Rating Closes
22 February 2018 - Winners Announced
6 March 2018 - Awards Presentation

Category Listing

Graduate - Space


Graduate design challenges young designers and recent graduates to share designs for a better future. This your opportunity to have your portfolio peer-reviewed - Get in the game and accelerate your career!

The space category celebrates the design process and outcomes of planning, designing and constructing form, space and ambience that reflect functional, technical, social, and aesthetic considerations. It includes architecture, interior design and landscape design as well as set display and exhibition design.

  

 

Graduate - Object


Graduate design challenges young designers and recent graduates to share designs for a better future. This your opportunity to have your portfolio peer-reviewed - Get in the game and accelerate your career!

The object category celebrates creative and innovative design for an object or product. Consideration is given according to the design context and need, design innovation and the application of human centred design principles. 

  

 

Graduate - Visual


Graduate design challenges young designers and recent graduates to share designs for a better future. This your opportunity to have your portfolio peer-reviewed - Get in the game and accelerate your career!

The visual category celebrates creative and innovative design in printed, digital or environmental representations of ideas and messages. Consideration given to clarity of communication and the matching information style to audience.

  

 

Graduate - Digital


Graduate design challenges young designers and recent graduates to share designs for a better future. This your opportunity to have your portfolio peer-reviewed - Get in the game and accelerate your career!

The digital category celebrates design outcomes across digital platforms and includes motion design, front end and interaction design, user experience design and digital product design.

  

 

Graduate - Experience


Graduate design challenges young designers and recent graduates to share designs for a better future. This your opportunity to have your portfolio peer-reviewed - Get in the game and accelerate your career!

The experience design category celebrates designed journeys, services, events and processes where the focus is placed on the experiences of the user. Consideration is given according to the design context and need, design innovation and the application of human centred design principles.

   

 

Social Design - Space


Social design applies a design methodology and intervention to tighten the social fabric that holds us together. Addressing issues of social inequality, such as poverty or social isolation, social design is the pathway to a more just and sustainable society.

The space category celebrates the design process and outcomes of planning, designing and constructing form, space and ambience that reflect functional, technical, social, and aesthetic considerations. It includes architecture, interior design and landscape design as well as set display and exhibition design.

  

 

Social Design - Object


Social design applies a design methodology and intervention to tighten the social fabric that holds us together. Addressing issues of social inequality, such as poverty or social isolation, social design is the pathway to a more just and sustainable society.

The object category celebrates creative and innovative design for an object or product. Consideration is given according to the design context and need, design innovation and the application of human centred design principles.

  

 

Social Design - Visual


Social design applies a design methodology and intervention to tighten the social fabric that holds us together. Addressing issues of social inequality, such as poverty or social isolation, social design is the pathway to a more just and sustainable society.

The visual category celebrates creative and innovative design in printed, digital or environmental representations of ideas and messages. Consideration given to clarity of communication and the matching information style to audience.

  

 

Social Design - Digital


Social design applies a design methodology and intervention to tighten the social fabric that holds us together. Addressing issues of social inequality, such as poverty or social isolation, social design is the pathway to a more just and sustainable society.

The digital category celebrates design outcomes across digital platforms and includes motion design, front end and interaction design, user experience design and digital product design.

  

 

Social Design - Experience


Social design applies a design methodology and intervention to tighten the social fabric that holds us together. Addressing issues of social inequality, such as poverty or social isolation, social design is the pathway to a more just and sustainable society.

The experience design category celebrates designed journeys, services, events and processes where the focus is placed on the experiences of the user. Consideration is given according to the design context and need, design innovation and the application of human centred design principles.

   

 

Concept - Space


Conceptual Design celebrates the projects that, for what ever reason, are destined to remain as creative ideas; thought pieces intended to start a conversation. This category rewards the blue sky thinking that is needed to drive design forward.

The space category celebrates the design process and outcomes of planning, designing and constructing form, space and ambience that reflect functional, technical, social, and aesthetic considerations. It includes architecture, interior design and landscape design as well as set display and exhibition design.

  

 

Concept - Object


Conceptual Design celebrates the projects that, for what ever reason, are destined to remain as creative ideas; thought pieces intended to start a conversation. This category rewards the blue sky thinking that is needed to drive design forward.

The object category celebrates creative and innovative design for an object or product. Consideration is given according to the design context and need, design innovation and the application of human centred design principles.

  

 

Concept - Visual


Conceptual Design celebrates the projects that, for what ever reason, are destined to remain as creative ideas; thought pieces intended to start a conversation. This category rewards the blue sky thinking that is needed to drive design forward.

The visual category celebrates creative and innovative design in printed, digital or environmental representations of ideas and messages. Consideration given to clarity of communication and the matching information style to audience.

  

 

Concept - Digital


Conceptual Design celebrates the projects that, for what ever reason, are destined to remain as creative ideas; thought pieces intended to start a conversation. This category rewards the blue sky thinking that is needed to drive design forward.

The digital category celebrates design outcomes across digital platforms and includes motion design, front end and interaction design, user experience design and digital product design.

  

 

Concept - Experience


Conceptual Design celebrates the projects that, for what ever reason, are destined to remain as creative ideas; thought pieces intended to start a conversation. This category rewards the blue sky thinking that is needed to drive design forward.

The experience design category celebrates designed journeys, services, events and processes where the focus is placed on the experiences of the user. Consideration is given according to the design context and need, design innovation and the application of human centred design principles.

   

 

Passion - Space


Passion projects drive designers forward and add meaning to life. No clients, no third parties, no set limits - these are the portfolio pieces that when complete everyone asks whey it took so long to realise. Passion projects showcase the designer’s vision for a better a future.

The space category celebrates the design process and outcomes of planning, designing and constructing form, space and ambience that reflect functional, technical, social, and aesthetic considerations. It includes architecture, interior design and landscape design as well as set display and exhibition design.

  

 

Passion - Object


Passion projects drive designers forward and add meaning to life. No clients, no third parties, no set limits - these are the portfolio pieces that when complete everyone asks whey it took so long to realise. Passion projects showcase the designer’s vision for a better a future.

The object category celebrates creative and innovative design for an object or product. Consideration is given according to the design context and need, design innovation and the application of human centred design principles.

  

 

Passion - Visual


Passion projects drive designers forward and add meaning to life. No clients, no third parties, no set limits - these are the portfolio pieces that when complete everyone asks whey it took so long to realise. Passion projects showcase the designer’s vision for a better a future.

The visual category celebrates creative and innovative design in printed, digital or environmental representations of ideas and messages. Consideration given to clarity of communication and the matching information style to audience.

  

 

Passion - Digital


Passion projects drive designers forward and add meaning to life. No clients, no third parties, no set limits - these are the portfolio pieces that when complete everyone asks whey it took so long to realise. Passion projects showcase the designer’s vision for a better a future.

The digital category celebrates design outcomes across digital platforms and includes motion design, front end and interaction design, user experience design and digital product design.

  

 

Passion - Experience


Passion projects drive designers forward and add meaning to life. No clients, no third parties, no set limits - these are the portfolio pieces that when complete everyone asks whey it took so long to realise. Passion projects showcase the designer’s vision for a better a future.

The experience design category celebrates designed journeys, services, events and processes where the focus is placed on the experiences of the user. Consideration is given according to the design context and need, design innovation and the application of human centred design principles.

   

 

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