INDEX: Award 2009

This award is the biggest design award in the world and is presented every two years in Copenhagen.

Category Award / Open to Students
Type International, Award, Open, Two-Stage, Onymous
Genre Architecture, Community, Interior, Product
Country Copenhagen, Denmark
RegDeadline 8 December 2008 GoogleCal iCal
8 December 2008 (via Online)
Eligibility All

INDEX: AWARD does not categorize design according to traditional labels - visual design, apparel and industrial design - since these categories do not fully reflect the interdisciplinary approach employed in most interesting modern design. INDEX: asks that the nomination bodies think horizontally, across design categories and industries, when selecting their nominees for the five categories vital to human life; BODY, HOME, WORK, PLAY and COMMUNITY.

An international jury consisting of leading designers, design researchers, design writers and design thinkers from Europe, Asia and the U.S.

The winner of each category: 100,000 euros

Entry Fee

The description which broken down into 3 categories (Form, Impact, Context) : each in less than 1000 characters
JPEG images (and if you want to add a video, upload it to

INDEX: AWARD EXHIBITION 2009: August 21, 2009 at Kongens Nytorv in Copenhagen

Past winners


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