2019 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

6 March 2019 - Launch Event
30 May 2019 - Standard Deadline
11 July 2019 - Late Deadline
16 August 2019 - Judging
28 August 2019 - Rating Closes
29 August 2019 - Winners Announced
22 October 2019 - Awards Presentation

The Panel, Juries & Ambassadors

DRIVENxDESIGN leverages the collective intelligence of our global community of multidisciplinary experts to celebrate and recognise extraordinary design.

The Panel

The Advisory Panel brings together our global community of design experts to guide and contribute to DRIVENxDESIGN awards programs, summits and events. Panel members celebrate the creative courage of others, give back to the design community and advocate for the essential role that design plays in our lives.

The Jury

DRIVENxDESIGN invites design experts from across the globe to judge each Awards Program. Each jury is a multidisciplinary collection of subject matter experts that understand the economic, social and cultural benefits of design as well as the practicalities of the category. Jury composition changes each year and is unique to each program. The jury is drawn from the Panel.

Design Ambassadors

Ambassadors are DRIVENxDESIGN Rockstars. In each city this select group brings the DRIVENxDESIGN community together to recognize extraordinary project, enable design executives and design creators to network and meet, and to grow the demand for design.

Join the Panel

Typically Panel Members are invited through their professional networks as recognition of their experience and expertise.

However if you are an industry leader and would like to apply to be considered for inclusion on the panel, please contact Awards Chair Mark Bergin - include your details, a short resume, description of expertise and program interest.

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