On July 10th, 2020, Contemporary Good Design Award officially calls for entries. Manufacturers and designers from around the world, whose products are being fabricated in an industrial production process (before Dec 2020) are invited to participate in the CGD 2020.
The winners of Red Dot Award: Product Design were announced in the world’s first Red Dot Design Week that just ended, which gained wide attention from domestic designers, design agencies, brand enterprises, faculty and students, and design enthusiasts. At the same time, the results of Red Dot Award: Design Concept are released, while the Red Dot Award: Brands & Communication Design will soon come to an end. As the three Red Dot Awards are about to come to a close, CGD Award, the international design award hosted by the Red Dot awards organization, will soon begin a new year's schedule.
In 2019, a total of 873 design works were nominated. In the end, 174 became CGD Winner and only 14 became CGD Gold Winner. Among the award-winning designs, there are many well-known brands including Audi, BMW, Baidu, Lenovo, Dell,Siemens, TCL, etc. At the same time, many domestic design-driven innovative brands such as Roidmi, 1MORE, and Intretech also received the accolade.
CGD Award 2019 Ceremony
Up to 14 top-quality winner services for good designs
In 2019, the Contemporary Good Design Award fully opened its era of 2.0. One of the important changes was the customized Winner Services, including winners exhibitions, product and brands promotion, PR activities and sales support, up to 14 winner services to draw worldwide attention to the design quality of the products and the award winners.
Inthe past 5 years, Contemporary Good Design Award has held global itinerant exhibitions, including Germany, Italy, Spain, Malta, South Korea, and cities such as Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Taipei. It has set up a CGD permanent exhibition hall "Design Elements" in Red Dot Design Museum Xiamen. Events including design forums, design matchmaking, Designers’ Night and other industry communication and exchanging activities have been held, providing CGD winners diverse opportunities to cooperate.
CGD Award 2020 Procedures
Contemporary Good Design Award 2020 will invite 9 international Red Dot jurors to do online judging. The nominated products will be delivered to Xiamen for on-site approval, revealing the final list of CGD Award 2020 winners. Due to COVID-19, the award ceremony this year will be held online on December 18th during which Professor Dr. Peter Zec, the founder and CEO of Red Dot, will deliver an opening speech. Winners from all over the world will celebrate by attending online events.