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2020 World Design Rankings + 10 Award-Winning Projects

The A’ Design Awards has just unveiled the annual results of their “World Design Rankings,” showing the number of medals received per nation in the last decade. United States has been in #1 position for consecutive years (i.e. with the most artists and designers awarded in this prestigious competition), yet there has been a shift: […]

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A Collection of Prize-Winning Projects from the A’ Design Awards

The A’ Design Awards is a long-standing annual competition that highlights the very best in 100 creative fields such as art, tattoo, animation, fashion, product design, architecture, communication design, and more. Shown above is Marianela Salinas Jaimes’ award-winning plates—fun and stylish dishware to use for a dinner party. Another acclaimed work is Kazuaki Kawahara’s piano-like […]

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2019 A’ Design Awards: Last Call for Entries

The deadline for the A’ Design Award and Competition is fasting approaching. It is every artist’s ambition to make their mark in the world. Open to entrants from all countries across the globe, the A’ Design Award and Competition will be shutting their doors to applicants on 28 February. Artists can submit work in a […]

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10 Best Projects of the A’ Design Awards, So Far

While the alien-like image above looks like something straight out of a Hollywood sci-fi movie, it is in fact 2017’s A’ Design Awards winning “Robot Artwork,” by Huayu Li (category: Arts, Crafts and Ready-Made Design). The A’ Design Awards—with is grand jury panel made up of over 200 leading experts in the field of art—is […]

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Old Architecture and Charming Darkness by El Nigro

El Nigro is the pseudonym of a tattoo artist currently working out of the Family Addiction Tattoo Shop in Naples, Italy. Specializing in blackwork, El Nigro gives rise to a moody gothic world; old architecture, dark-eyed women, and birds are central to his repertoire, bringing to mind the literary imaginations of Edgar Allan Poe and […]

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From Darkness to Light: Digital Art by Mohamed Medo

Mohamed Medo is a young digital artist from Cairo who is creating vast, haunting dreamscapes. By placing tiny human silhouettes among distant landscapes and crumbling, quasi-futuristic architecture, Medo generates a sense of isolation and introspection. Death, dreams, and the loss of connection appear to be recurring themes, with titles such as “From Darkness to Light” […]

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Drawing in Space: Incredible Floating Cities by David Moreno

David Moreno is a Barcelona-based artist creating floating cities using steel rods and piano wire. He (somewhat modestly) describes his work as “trying to draw sculptures,” and indeed there is a correlation between his practices of illustration and sculpture; he creates digital sketches of his work and then transfers them into mind-bending 3D forms. Whether […]

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Last Call for Entries to the 2017 A’ Design Awards

It is your last chance to enter the 2017 A’ Design Awards, an international event highlighting the finest in art, design, film, architecture… And 96 other categories! Submit your work by February 28. All entries will be reviewed by a distinguished panel of judges comprised of designers, architects, academics, and press members. The 2017 winners […]

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Call for Entries: The 2017 A’ Design Awards

Did you ever imagine that a couple of beer cans could double as playful portraiture? Beer’d Up combined the whimsy of Jon Burgerman’s illustrative style with a tasty craft beverage to give its packaging even more appeal. It’s this sort of clever thinking that excites and inspires people in their everyday lives—when they least expect […]

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2017 World Design Rankings + 10 Award-Winning Projects

There will be presidential changes happening soon in the United States, but one thing that has remained the same is the US is ranked #1 at the A’ Design Awards. Another year, another victory by the United States! 396 medals to be precise. Second place goes to Turkey, followed by China, Hong Kong, Italy, Taiwan, […]