[SYD18]

2018 Sydney Design Awards

spaces, objects, visual, graphic, digital & experience design, design champion, best studio & best start-up, plus over 40 specialist categories

accelerate transformation, celebrate courage, growing demand for design

Key Dates

22 February 2018 - Standard Deadline
26 April 2018 - Late Deadline
24 May 2018 - Judging & Ratings
30 May 2018 - Rating Closes
31 May 2018 - Winners Announced
17 July 2018 - Awards Presentation

How to nominate

Nominating is an easy online process comprising of five simple steps:

  1. If you don’t already have one, set up your login account. From here you'll be able to control all aspects of your submission.
  2. Have a good look at the program's category list. Here you can work out where your nomination best fits into the awards.
  3. Create your nomination. Simply fill out the online form with the relevant information regarding your submission and upload any supporting media. We accept all major image files. Video footage must be submitted in the appropriate YouTube or Vimeo format.
    If your nomination is a client commissioned project, this is the time to notify your client for their input and approval - the awards process is about recognition for both creators and commissioners.
  4. Edit your nomination. Feel free to return to your nomination and edit it any time before the final deadline. Remember to click save so as not to lose your updated work.
  5. Submit your nomination. When you're happy with your nomination click submit to make your final submission. The nomination fee is payable online and please remember that your nomination can't be reviewed until it's been submitted and paid for. 
Nomination Terms & Conditions/Criteria

Tips

  • Provide interesting copy. The more relevant and interesting your nomination is, the more likely people are going to engage with it.
  • Supply great imagery. Highlight your nomination's innovation and design through simple clean images. The better the imagery is, the better your nomination will look on the site. You can include up to 10 images.
  • Focus on the user. Really show how the user engages with your project by focusing on the user experience and relevancy.
  • Get in early. The sooner you enter the awards the longer your nomination is visible on the site. This means more exposure.
  • Promote. Let your community know about your nomination by adding your nomination URL to your website, social media and email newsletters. 


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