Call for entries – European Design Awards 2013

Europe’s best publicised Design Awards The European Design Awards is the comprehensive annual awards organization celebrating the best of graphic design, illustration and digital design in Europe. A joint effort by 15 communication design magazines from across the continent, the ED-Awards is a brilliant way to publicise your work on an international level. On deciding to […]

Exhibition and workshop at Foqus

In the spin-off branch of the Academy, in the heart of the renowned ‘Quartieri Spagnoli’, one of the most fascinating and controversial areas of the city, in a complex that has been the symbol of an important social and urban regeneration project, it will be possible to visit the exhibition that will show the results […]


Solar for the Senses

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Terms Of Use 1. Who we are The website (the “Website”) is owned and operated by Design Federation OÜ, a company registered in Estonia, Narva mnt 13, 101 51 Tallinn with registration number 12958895 (“Company”). Design Federation OÜ has created and presents the European Design Awards on a yearly basis.You are very welcome to […]

Curated Tour and Concert in the Arvo Pärt Centre

Mr Arvo Pärt is one of the most performed contemporary composers in the world at the moment.

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FAQ: Winners and Catalogue Standard Criteria Design quality: Design excellence including use of images, typography etc. Creativity: Originality and artistic quality. Relevance: To what extent the design serves the specific purpose it was designed for. Criteria for Websites Usability. Technical quality. Design quality: Design excellence, including use of images, typography etc. Creativity: Originality and artistic […]


Branding 101 Company Logo Definition A company logo (or logotype) is an iconic symbol designed to represent a corporation. Included Logos of corporations, firms and organisations. Excluded Brand logos Self-promotional logos Comments The logo must have been published during the previous calendar year (and up to the day of the current deadline), and can’t be […]


2024 Naples 30 May – 2 June From the enchanting waterfront, bathed in the shadow of Vesuvius, to the vibrant heart of its historic center, Naples is a city of stunning beauty. Serving as a crossroads for diverse cultures since antiquity, Naples has emerged as a vibrant cultural hub. Its rich history is palpable in […]

Official announcement of the European Design Awards 2021 results

It might be that again we are not allowed to have a real event, where we meet in person and we physically interact, but this doesn’t mean that we won’t make the best of whatever situation we’re in. Celebrating this year’s ED-Awards is our top priority. That’s why we are working hard to put an exciting […]

Karol Śliwka: Polish Design Polish Designers

Monographic exhibition on Karol Śliwka, an outstanding graphic designer who has helped shape Polish visual communication for the past sixty years

Discounted travel with Lufthansa Group partner airlines

Lufthansa Group Partner Airlines offer a comprehensive global route network linking major cities around the world. We offer special prices and conditions to participants, visitors, exhibitors, invited guests as well as employees of the Contracting Partner and their travel companions. To make a reservation, please click on here and enter the access code EEZQDAE in […]

The Portuguese Scene

Helena Sofia Silva and Eduardo Filipe Aires lead a conversation with three young and upcoming studios from Portugal. They each introduce themselves and discuss with each other and the audience the realities of the local design scene. The Royal has a deep conceptual and strategical approach to the design wonders. It also has a romance […]

Design for Porto

The city of Porto is considered by many as Portugal’s design capital.

Vienna Design Tour #1

In cooperation with our national partner designaustria, which is also a BEDA European Centre of Competence for Design Business Dialogue, we offer three design tours in Vienna to meet local designers and their businesses.The organisation of design tours is an excellent opportunity from people from all over Europe to get a first-hand experience of the local […]

Demetrios Fakinos talks to “Novum – World of Graphic Design”

An interview with Demetrios Fakinos, European Design Awards Managing Director, published in Novum – World of Graphic Design, September 2014. Interview: Bettina Schulz This year, too, we are pleased to present to you gold award-winners in the European Design Awards, a competition that itself is quite a success  story. Now in its eighth year, the awards […]

ED-Awards 2014 Ceremony

The European Design Awards 2014 Ceremony will take place at the Comedia Theatre in Cologne, Germany, on Saturday, 24 May at 20:00.  Comedia TheatreVondelstraße 4-8, 50677 Köln, Germany The ceremony will be hosted by stand-up comedian Bob Maclaren.  Tickets available via our webshop CEREMONYThe ceremony will start at 20:00. Doors will open at 19:30. While waiting […]

art’otel cologne****

art’otel cologne is a contemporary hotel that fuses exceptional architectural style with art-inspired interiors. The hotel displays a collection of original works consisting of paintings, sculptures and photographs designed by Korean-artist SEO specifically for the hotel. The art’otel is located in the city’s most stylish location the harbour of cologne, only a 10 minute walk […]

Silo (René Toneman and Dennis Flinterman) Rene Toneman (1973) is partner and creative director at SILO. Rene started his career in 1996 as a graphic designer at the critically acclaimed Studio Dumbar. He developed in the field of corporate identity programs for large Dutch and international organisations and enterprises including Schiphol Airport, Shell, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, the Dutch Government, the Dutch Prime […]