Besides the main categories there are three special prizes:
This is the piece of work that, according to the jury, promotes design best, within the wider public. All work submitted is automatically eligible for the Jury’s Prize, regardless of whether it is successful in any of the main categories.
Agency of the Year
Each agency collects points. A gold award is worth three times the number of submissions while a silver award is worth one times the number of submissions in that category. The agency with the most points is awarded Agency of the Year. Any participating person or studio is eligible for this prize.
Best of show
This award recognizes the most exceptional piece of design in Europe during the previous year. The selection is made among all the categories gold award winners. All gold winners are eligible except the ones from self-initiated projects, school projects and self-promotional categories.