A' Watch Design Award

A' Watch Design Award is an international, juried design accolade established to recognize and promote good watch designs.

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What is A' Watch Design Award

A' Watch Design Award

A' Watch Design Award is the materialized form of respect, love and affection for your good watch design.

Good watch design deserves great recognition.

A' Watch Design Award is your tool of choice to advertise, publicize and promote your good watch designs, to make your great watch designs publicly known, appreciated and loved in all countries, in all languages, so that you and your good watch design work gets the righteous attention you truly deserve and entitled to.

A' Watch Design Award ’s media exposure provides victorious designers with the chance to attain national and international fame, to honor them as well as to incentivize them, but most importantly, to help their work reach their true potential.

It is free to sign-up for A' Watch Design Award, it is free to upload your watch design and it is free, anonymous, confidential and obligation-free to obtain a preliminary score, before you nominate your work for A' Watch Design Award consideration.

FAME, PRESTIGE, PUBLICITY
Dominate Watch design Industry by winning a prestigious, respected and coveted award that gets you published and promoted worldwide.


TROPHY, CERTIFICATE, YEARBOOK
Claim your 3D Metal Printed Watch design Award Trophy, your Certificate of Watch design Excellence and Your Yearbook of Award-Winning Projects.


EXHIBITION, PR & GALA-NIGHT
Empower your watch designs with an unmatched, world-class public relations programme. Get exhibited in Italy and internationally. Get invited to the Gala. Get famous.

 

Dance Anatomy Ring and Earrings
L1 All Blue Watch
Miracle of Birth Choker
K Museum 2 Watch
Isi Pendant jewel
EyeWris Reading Glasses
Moels and Co 528 Watch
COOKOO Connected Watch
ULTRATIME 001 Watch
Just Rebel Star Rings
Argo Timepiece
Grajang LubLae Collection Jewelry
Astronef Double Tourbillon Watch
Leon Megé La Petite Collection Necklace
Vivit Collection Earrings and Ring
Amulet Eye Ring Pendant
Arch Ring
Jupiter Watch
Young golden girl looking right

SEE THE WINNERS
A' Watch Design Award winner showcase is a source of amazing and unlimited inspiration and creativity, for designers and design lovers alike.


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VEDI I VINCITORI
Affluent customers and design buyers regularly check A' Design Award winner showcase, featuring 16.576 winners in all categories, to find latest, trendsetting products, projects, arts and design.


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YOU TOO CAN BE A WINNER.
Good watch design deserves great recognition, if you have a good watch design, nominate it for A' Watch Design Award, and you too may become a winner and get your design recognized, respected, promoted and advertised worldwide.

 

Vision

VISION
Highlight, Advertise & Advocate good design, designers and design oriented companies for a better future. A' Watch Design Award aims to channel the attention of press, interactive medias, design critics, distributors and buyers to the award winners.


Mission

MISSION
Provide a fair, ethical and competitive platform for companies, designers and innovators from all fields with different experience levels, different disciplines and market focus to compete on. A' Watch Design Award aims to provide a global audience for award winners to showcase their success and talents to.


Action

ACTION
The A' Watch Design Award is not just an award, it is the indicator of quality and perfection in design, the A' Watch Design Award is recognized worldwide and takes the attention of design oriented companies, professionals and interest groups.

 

Watch design Awardees

WHO IS AWARDED?
The A' Watch Design Award is given to best designs; all concept stage, prototype and finished works are considered.


Watch design Trophy Details

UNIQUE TROPHY
The A' Watch Design Award Trophy was designed to be realized by the newest production techniques in order to underline the innovative content of winners.


Watch design Innovation

HIGLIGHTING INNOVATION
The A' Watch Design Award Trophies are realized by 3D metal printing of stainless steel. Platinum and Gold Trophies and are electro plated in gold color.

 

Trophies stacked on top of eachother

WHAT IS AWARDED?
You can nominate original and innovative watch design work designed within the last 5 years; including but not limited to jewelry designs, jewelry pieces and sets including but not limited to necklaces, pendants, rings, cufflinks, watches, eyewear, luxury fashion products and their packaging and communication.


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WHO IS AWARDED?
The A' Watch Design Award is open to all, especially accepting nominations from jewelers, jewelry designers, watchmakers, goldsmiths, silversmiths, lapidarists, fashion designers and fashion brands.


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WHEN IS AWARDED?
There are six entry periods, First, Early, Standard, Late, Last, Omega. It is recomended to join before the end of Late Entry Deadline, that is on February 28th. Results are announced every year, starting from April 15th.

 

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THE EXHIBITION
The Museum of Outstanding Design, the moving design museum was founded by A' Design Award & Competition in order to exhibit the award-winning watch designs in Italy and abroad, internationally.


Exhibit of award-winning designs

ARE YOU IN THE MOOD?
Eligible A' Watch Design Award winners are provided free of charge exhibition space in the MOOD. No matter how big or small your watch design, it will be exhibited.


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WE DO IT FOR YOU
If you are unable to send a physical version of your award-winning watch design, A' Watch Design Award will prepare a large poster presentation and exhibit your work on behalf of you.

 

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Exhibition of award-winning designs in India
Design award exhibition in China
Exhibition of awarded designs in China
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International design exhibition

INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION
A' Design Award works hard to exhibit all award-winning watch designs multiple countries each year to ensure your watch design is respectfully and fully exhibited worldwide.


Design exhibition

TRAVELING THE CONTINENTS
For each international design exhibition, as well as for exhibition of your watch designs in Italy, you will be given a certificate of exhibition that may be relevant for your academic progression.


Design award exhibition

SHOWCASING YOUR WORKS
We will also provide you with photos of your works from the international watch design exhibitions we organize, and you may find these photos useful in promoting your watch design to your audiences.

 

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40X40 EXHIBITIONS
40x40 Exhibitions are international good design exhibitions featuring outstanding works of 40 Designers from 40 Countries.


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PROVIDES MORE EXPOSURE
The A' Watch Design Award Winners are invited to take part in 40x40 Exhibitions by sending their works, acceptence is subject to the exhibition curator.


Designs exhibited in gallery

POWER TO YOU
The A' Watch Design Award laureates are also empowered to host and curate 40x40 Exhibitions, allowing them to take the center stage as the curators.

 

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MUSEO DEL DESIGN
Museo del Design, the super contemporary design museum located in Como, Italy will be accepting select A' Watch Design Award winning works to its permanent collection.


Exhibition of designs in the museum

WINNER'S EXHIBITION
All A' Watch Design Award Winners will also be exhibited at Museo del Design at the annual A' Design Award Winner's Exhibition that is organized at the end of each edition.


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FOR GENERAL AUDIENCES
The A' Watch Design Award Exhibition at Museo del Design, located right behind Villa Olmo, allows the award-winning works to get exposed to affluent design-loving tourists visiting Como, Italy.

 

Award Certificate

THE CERTIFICATE
Eligibile award-winning watch designs are given a unique framed certificate, printed on heavy paper, featuring the name of the awarded work, achievement status and the designer.


Certificate in Frame

EXPLAINS THE AWARD
The A' Watch Design Award Winners' Certificate explains type of award won, and is signed by the President, Vice-President and Jury Coordinator of A' Design Award.


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FEATURES A QR CODE
The A' Watch Design Award Certificate features a QR Code which could be scanned by QR Code Readers in order to check the validity of the certificate.

 

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THE YEARBOOK
Our own publishing house, the DesignerPress was founded by A' Design Award in order to disseminate the award-winning watch designs.


Award-winning designs yearbook

SEND TO PRESS
The Hardcopy version of the A' Design Award Winner Designs Yearbook is distributed to key press members, universities and design associations.


Yearbook of good designs

YOU ARE IN
All A' Watch Design Award Winner Designs are included in the winners' yearbook free of charge, laureates of the A' Watch Design Award are further listed as co-editors of the book.

 

Winner Design Yearbook
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Backcover of Yearbook
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HARDCOVER & DIGITAL
The A' Watch Design Award Winners Annual Yearbook are available as hard-copy editions in addition to digital editions, designed, registered, printed and distributed in Italy, in English.


Preface from the design book

DIGITAL PRINTING
The A' Watch Design Award books are full color digital printed to acid-free paper to preserve the designs' presentation qualities for long periods of time, and are great additions to any design library.


Co-editors page of the design book

GET & CHECK IT
The Hardcopy versions of the winner's yearbooks are distributed to laureates of the A' Watch Design Award free of charge and are further available for sale at select retailers and museum shops.

 

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Gala-Night Guests
Gala-Night Music
Gala-Night Ceremony
Gala-Night Celebration
Gala-Night Catering
Gala-Night Venue

THE GALANIGHT
A' Watch Design Award organizes a unique Galanight & Award Ceremony near the beautiful Como Lake in Italy for winner designers.


Gala-Night Location

EVERYONE IS HERE
Press Members, Industry Leads, Prominent Designers and Companies are all invited in order to create networking opportunities for winners.


Gala-Night Reception

YOU ARE INVITED
Eligible A' Watch Design Award winners are able to participate the Gala-Night and Award-Ceremony free of charge, together with a guest of their choice.

 

Award Ceremony Garden
Design Award Ceremony Garden
Award Ceremony Guests
Award Ceremony Venue
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Award Ceremony Location
Gala-Night Red Carpet

RED CARPET
A' Watch Design Award Galanight & Award Ceremony is super exclusive, black-tie, red-carpet event.


Gala-Night Stage

BLACK TIE
Very Important People, Ambassadors, Influential Journalists and Industry Juggernauts are provided VIP invitations.


Gala-Night Awarding Ceremony

FULL GLAMOUR
Each and every eligible A' Watch Design Award winners are called to stage to celebrate their success.

 

Guests of design award ceremony

LA NOTTE PREMIO A'
Celebration occassion exclusively reserved for top A' Watch Design Award winners. Hosted in addition to our Galanight to celebrate the "Designer of the Year" title.


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ARS FUTURA CULTURA
AIBA, ISPM, IBSP, IAD, ICCI and IDC boards meet to discuss strategies and policies to advance the design discipline. A' Watch Design Award winners may reserve their seat to join the meetings.


Musician playing violin in gala night

ARTS FOR FUTURE
Ars Futura Cultura means arts cultivate the future, that is why A' Design Award & Competition invest heavily in promoting good design, art and architecture every year.

 

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Designer posing in front of design award gala-night wall
Design team posing in front of gala-night wall
Stylish designer in gala-night

WORLD DESIGN CONSORTIUM
World Design Consortium is a global design, architecture, innovation and engineering agency, winner of tens of thousands of awards.


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GOOD IN EVERYTHING
World Design Consortium have uniquely specialized members in each and every industry, especially watch design, thanks to its world-class members representing the very brightest in all fields.


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MEMBERS IN ALL COUNTRIES
Winners of the A' Watch Design Award are invited to join the World Design Consortium. WDC Partners rely on each other to expand the range of services and capabilities they offer professionally.

 

Design award gala venue

PATRONS & SPONSORS
Over the years, A' Watch Design Award have earned the patronage of many prestigious institutions. While the sponsors and patrons vary every year, the awards had been previously endorsed by institutions such as: BEDA, Bureau of European Design Associations, Politecnico di Milano University, Como Municipality Culture Department and Ragione Lombardia, among other respectable and reputable organizations.


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INVESTMENT
Taking part in the A' Watch Design Award is almost totally risk free through preliminary checking service which is provided completely free of charge to each entrant, and A' Watch Design Award does not ask further fees from winners. The A' Watch Design Award spends most of its operating income for promoting its winners, creating a collective impacts, equivalent advertisement value worth hundreds of millions of euros each year. Companies and designers use our the A' Watch Design Award Winner Logo to promote themselves and attract new leads.


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AWARD IN NUMBERS
The A' Watch Design Award is gaining significant popularity each year. Currently the A' Design Award has 179.099.582 page views, 179.387 members, 50.462 submissions, 1500 gala-night and exhibition participants, and winners from 122 countries. Updated numbers and statistics could be found at A' Design Award In-Numbers page. We believe numbers are important for designers to understand what it means to be a winner.

 

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Grand Award Jury logo on red background photograph of gala guests
Photograph of gala-night guests eagerly waiting for ceremony to begin
Lanyards from gala-night

THE A' AWARD JURY
A' Design Award Jury is truly great and powerful, composed of 227 leading professionals, influential press members and academics, each design is given importance and equal consideration during voting.


Designers checking artwork and designs in design exhibition

EXPERIENCED & BALANCED JURY
A' Design Award Jury although changes every year features a balanced composition of professionals, journalists, scholars and entrepreneurs to ensure each design is voted from different perspectives.


Gala-night guests queued for entry to award ceremony

RESEARCH THROUGH VOTING
During the voting processes, A' Watch Design Award jury members fill a custom criteria survey, and thus indicate how a category should be voted in the future.

 

Exhibition poster, cotton bag and merchandise

THE A' METHODOLOGY
A' Watch Design Award features a highly developed, ethical methodology for voting with standardised scoring, voting criteria and more.


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STANDARDISED SCORE
A' Watch Design Award Scores are standardised based on the a) The Weights of Criteria, b) Average Score of Jury Members, c) Average Scores of All Years.


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INTUITIVE VOTING
A' Watch Design Award Jury votes online, therefore no one effects others' votes, the vothing panel is easy yet requires a careful analysis of the works to be voted.

 

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RESEARCH DRIVEN
A' Design Award and Competition was developed as a part of a Ph.D. thesis at Politecnico di Milano after analysis of over 800 Design Competitions.


Right page from design award yearbook

MORE RESEARCH
The A' Watch Design Award platform is constantly developed with survey results and through ongoing research in order to provide the most value for the winners.


Hardcover design yearbook page

FAIR COMPETITION
A' Watch Design Award is not affiliated with any subculture, politic group, interest group or institution, and the jury is equally free during voting, your entry will be judged fairly.

 

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Trophy silhouette seen on winner kit box
Do not stack more than eight sign seen on box
Silhouette of tropy

THE A' WINNERS' KIT
The A' Watch Design Award Winners Kit is separated into two pieces: 1. Public Relations and Reputation Services & 2. Package of Physical Components.


Winner kit box

THE PACKAGE
Eligible A' Watch Design Award Winners will receive their personalized Winners' Kit Package that include printed and framed award certificate, 3D printed metal award trophy, A' Design Award Winners Yearbook, Award-winner's Manual Booklet, A3 Posters and A3 Certificate, and more.


Winner kit package

FREE AT GALA
The A' Watch Design Award Winners' Kit is free and given to all pro-edition winners at the Gala-Night & Exhibition. If you are unable to join the gala-night and award celebration events, you can order shipment service to have your kit shipped to your address.

 

Highlight Your design value
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Gold Award Winner Logo
Silver Award Winner Logo

THE WINNER LOGO
Winners of the A' Watch Design Award are given the award-winner logo that they could implement in their communications and public relation campaigns.


Bronze Award Winner Logo

MANY FORMATS
The A' Design Award Winners' Logo is available in many formats and can be incorporated into all sorts of advertisements and marketing communications.


Iron Award Winner Logo

LIFETIME USAGE
The Winners' Logo is provided free of charge to all A' Watch Design Award winners, and A' Design Award and Competitions grants unlimited usage to winners, without yearly fees.

 

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Laureal Wreath
Award Winner Ribbon
Award Winner Black Flag

ADDED VALUE
A' Watch Design Award Winner Logo highlights the additional design value embedded in your work.


Award Winner Red Flag

IN COMMUNICATIONS
To leverage their award-winner status and get further benefits, A' Watch Design Award Winners use the logos in their communications prominently and visibly.


Award Winner Logo

MAKES THE DIFFERENCE
The A' Design Award Winner Logo's is expected to create a positive impact during a client's decision towards you and your work, and is designed to orient consumers and customers towards a purchase.

 

Selection Badge
Platinum Trophy
Gold Trophy
Silver Trophy

SYMBOL OF EXCELLENCE
The A' Watch Design Award Winner Logo is an excellent symbol to communicate your watch design excellence.


Bronze Trophy

FOR ALL INDUSTRIES
There is a distinct award-winner logo for each industry, based on industry best practices, history and heritage.


Iron Trophy

FREE FOR WINNERS
Most awards require annual payments for logo license. A' Watch Design Award winners are able to use their winner logos free of charge without annual licensing fees.

 

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THE MEDIATION
Being an A' Watch Design Award winner is just the beginning, eligible laureates are provided with complimentary mediation and brokerage services.


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GENTLEMEN'S AGREEMENT
Designers are kind, polite individuals who might have difficulty in making contracts with businesses, but we will be there to help.


Design Mediator Signature

HELP WITH CONTRACTS
A' Design Award, together with Design Mediators, provides support to eligible designers in order to help form legal contracts with companies.

 

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SALONE DEL DESIGNER
A' Design Award has founded the Salone del Designer, with the sole purpose to provide a platform for winners to sell their designs.


Salone del Designer Website

THE PLATFORM
A' Watch Design Award Winner Designers can set a sales price and also customize their contracts for selling their award-winning designs through the Salone del Designer.


Salone del Designer Platform

LIST YOUR DESIGNS FOR SALE
The Salone del Designer platform access is provided free of charge to all winners, however only award-winning designs can be listed.

 

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THE DESIGNMEGASTORE
At DesignMegaStore winner designers and companies can sell any of their designs or products, not only winning entries.


Design Mega Store Packaging

FREE FOR WINNERS
DesignerMegaStore normally requires a 500 € Registration fee, however the service is provided free of charge to all winners.


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%0 COMMISSION
The DesignMegaStore is not just free for winners, but also does not take any commissions from the sales of designs, products or projects.

 

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JOIN DESIGN TENDERS
Not just sell designs; but join design tenders to give quote for design and production of custom products, services and more for international buyers.

Sell Your Design

SELL HIGH-LEVEL SERVICES
Are you a manufacturer? Give price quotes to big buyers for turnkey design and manufacturing solutions. Are you a designer? Find high-profile requests.

Buy Design

EXCLUSIVE SERVICE
The BuySellDesign network is exclusive to A' Design Award Winners, who wish to provide services to worldwide clients.

 

Winners' Services

A special public relations campaign will be made for the Watch Design Design Award winners. Your design and your details will be communicated to thousands of press contacts, and also we will prepare a pr-kit for you. You can use this professionally prepared pr-kit to reach local press contacts. The winning design and the designer or the design studio will also be featured in the design annual and yearbook which is distributed by Design PR Wire to key figures in the design industry such as high-profile editors, press members and multi-national companies.


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PROOF OF CREATION
Can you prove that you are indeed the original creator of your work? The Proof of Creation certificate given by A' Design Award can help.


Protect Your Design

DULY SIGNED AND TIMESTAMPED
The Proof of Creation document is duly signed and timestamped to help prove that at a given time, you had the design concept in your hands.


Free Design Protection

FREE & EASY
A' Design Award provides an easy way to obtain your proof of creation, free to all participants. Please note that this is not a patent or registration.

 

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THE PR SERVICES
A' Watch Design Award winners are provided with numerous public relations and promotion services through DesignPRWire to celebrate their success.

Public Relations for Design

BEHIND THE CURTAINS
It is not just digital, throughout the year, DesignPRWire visits tradefairs and introduces winners to design oriented companies.

Press Kit for Designers

CONNECT WITH PRESS
With services such as press release preparation and distribution, again free of charge, A' Watch Design Award increases your connectivity with the media.

 

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Join A' Watch Design Award and communicate your good watch design values.


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PRESS RELEASE PREPARATION
A' Watch Design Award prepares a press release for all the winner designs, in addition also allows winners to upload their own releases to our platform.


Press Release Preparation

PRESS RELEASE DISTRIBUTION
Both press releases are distributed by DesignPRWire to a wide range of press members including both the traditional and digital media.


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IT IS FREE & HIGH RES.
The press release preparation and distribution services are provided to all A' Watch Design Award winners automatically and without any payments.

 

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DESIGNER INTERVIEWS
A' Watch Design Award publishes interviews with the winning designers at designerinterviews.com, all winners are eligible for complimentary interviews.


Designer Interviews Website

PICKED BY PRESS
Designer Interviews are also available at A' Design Award Website and are part of the Press Kit that are distributed to media members.


Designer Interviews Platform

RE-USED BY PRESS.
Designer Interviews are provided in a way to encourage usage without attribution to A' Watch Design Award, this helps press members write their articles faster.

 

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DESIGN INTERVIEWS
A' Watch Design Award publishes interviews regarding award winning watch designs at design-interviews.com, interview service is provided free of charge for all winners.


Design Interviews Website

DESIGNED FOR PRESS
Design Interviews, which are also available at A' Design Award Website, are part of the Electronic Press Kit that are distributed to journalists.


Design Interview

INTEGRATED BY PRESS.
Design interviews were designed in a way to incentivize coverage without attribution to A' Watch Design Award, this helps journalists write feature stories faster.

 

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DESIGN LEGENDS
A' Watch Design Award publishes interviews with legendary designers at design-legends.com and as a laureate, we would be honor to feature you as well.


Design Legends Website

LEGENDARY INTERVIEWS
Design Legends interviews help award-winning designers express themselves and explain their watch designs better to their audiences with long format text.


Design Legends Platform

LEGENDARY COMMUNICATION.
Design Legends interviews are included in your Electronic Press Kits that are distributed to media, and are also available for you for your own communication.

 

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MAGNIFICIENT DESIGNERS
A' Watch Design Award publishes interviews of magnificient designers at magnificentdesigners.com, award-winners are all contacted to schedule for interviews.

Magnificent Designers Website

MAGNIFICIENT MEDIA
Magnificient Designers platform allows laureates to communicate their perspectives on watch designs with easy to follow questions and answers format.

Magnificent Designers Platform

LOVED BY READERS.
Magnificient Designers, along with other interview platforms provide design oriented audiences rich and high quality knowledge and wisdom into philosophy of designers.

 

Discover Intriguing Design Interviews

Discover intriguing design interviews published by The Watch Design Design Award at these fine design interview websites : — Magnificent Designers #1 Magnificent DesignersDesign Interviews #2 Design InterviewsDesign Legends #3 Design LegendsDesigner Interviews #4 Designer Interviews


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IDNN NETWORK
International Design News Network helps your watch designs get true international coverage through local publications.


Design News Website

REACHING 99.9%
IDNN Reaches the 99.9% of the World Population in their native language, and helps you communicate your watch designs to audiences far and beyond.


Design News Platform

IN 108 LANGUAGES
IDNN Network publishes award-winning watch design news in 108 languages, in 108 publications, for true global outreach.

 

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BDCN NETWORK
Best Design Creative Network is all about communicating your excellence in watch design especially to your locality.


BDCN Website

122 SHOWCASES
122 Websites, each specialized in a geographic area showcase the best of the best works from the region.


BDCN Platform

IN ALL REGIONS
When you win the A' Watch Design Award you will be listed in your local BDCN publication aimed to attract clients, consumers, customers and buyers to you.

 

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BEST NETWORK
Best Designers Platform is all about delivering due respects, recognition and good reputation rightfully deserved by A' Watch Design Award laureates.


Best Website

ACCLAIMED AND BRILLIANT
Get recognized, respected and published among other acclaimed and brilliant watch design masters, and get found when good watch design is searched for.


Best Design Promotion Platform

FAMOUS AND INFLUENTIAL
A' Watch Design Award winners, with their outstanding and excellent designs deserve all the fame and influence, and getting listed as best of the best helps.

 

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DXGN NETWORK
Design News Exchange Network spotlights, publishes and features good watch designs worldwide.


DXGN Website

GOOD DESIGN
DXGN is composed of 127 amazing magazines that feature award-winning designers and their work.


DXGN Platform

FOR GREAT AUDIENCES
A' Watch Design Award winners are provided free editorial coverage and a free news article that feature their watch designs.

 

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GOOD NETWORK
Good Design Dissemination Network is composed of 50 publications that feature good design.


Good Website

INDUSTRY SPECIFIC
For each and every industry, there is a distinct publication that will feature, spotlight and highlight your works.


Good Platform

DESIGN SHOWCASE
Good design deserves great recognition, and winners of A' Watch Design Award will be prominently featured and published.

 

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PRESS CONTROL PANEL
A' Watch Design Award provides a unique control panel for press members, accredited press members are given a lot of controls and functionality.


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HELPING PRESS
Some of the prominent functions are: requesting interviews with winners, downloading press kits of winners with high-resolution images etc.


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AND THE WINNERS
Press Members could also upload their articles in PDF format, keep track of their likes etc. Designers can see press interests and downloads.

 

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DESIGNERS.ORG
Designers.org premium portfolio profile is provided to all A' Watch Design Award winners, free of charge, to showcase their award-winning watch designs.


Designers.org Website

PREMIUM PORTFOLIO
Unlike other platforms, the Designers.org is very selective for the sort of projects that are showcased and exhibited, getting included is a privilage.


Designers.org Platform

SHOWCASE AND EXHIBIT
Get your work exhibited and showcased beautifully. By winning the A' Watch Design Award you will get a premium portfolio created for you, without you doing anything, we will list all your award-winning watch designs on your behalf.

 

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SECURITY COMES FIRST
The Security of your submissions, your personal data and designs is of uttermost importance to A' Watch Design Award.

Electronic data security for design

SECURE HASH ALGORITHM
Your personal data is saved with SHA algorithm and even we do not know your password. Furthermore, connections are secured with SSL.

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PRIVACY LOCK
A' Watch Design Award never shares your personal data with other publishers, let alone selling it. Furthermore you can use privacy locks for your designs.

 

How to Join to Watch Design Award 2022 - 2023

Participating in the Watch Design Design Award is easy; first create an account at the A' Design Award and Competition, login to your account and submit your project. When you upload your design, your project will be checked by the preliminary jury for its presentation. Then, your design will be assigned a preliminary score from 10 (best) to 0 (worst), your work may also be marked approved or rejected to take part in the competition. If your entry is approved you can continue nominating your work for Watch Design Awards consideration. If your entry is rejected, you are suggested to update your presentation before nominating your work to Watch Design Award.


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DESIGNER RANKINGS
A' Design Award and Competition publishes Designer Rankings that is easily accessible by public and media.


Designer Rankings Website

TOP 10 DESIGNERS
The Rankings feature the number of awards won by each designer and total rankings. Top 10, Top 100 and Top 1000 Designers can be accessed.


Designer Rankings Platform

YOUR PLACE IS RESERVED
A' Watch Design Award Winners have their spot in the Designer Rankings reserved, to ensure their excellent design skills gain worldwide recognition.

 

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WORLD DESIGN RANKINGS
A' Design Award and Competition publishes World Designer Rankings that ranks countries and regions based on awarded participants.


World Design Rankings Website

PRESTIGE AND HONOUR
Each country and region further lists the best designers, artists and architects within, and for each award you won, you will be increasing your country score as well.


World Design Rankings Platform

THE FIRST AND ONLY
WDR - World Design Rankings is the first and only inclusive ranking system for design among multiple disciplines, with almost all industries represented.

 

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AIBA
Alliance of International Business Associations. Free membership for award winning associations, organizations, institutions and clubs.


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ISPM
International Society of Product Manufacturers. Free membership for award winning product manufacturers and companies.


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IBSP
International Bureau of Service Providers. Free membership for award winning businesses and institutions in tertiary sector of the economy.

 

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IAD
International Association of Designers. Free membership opportunity for A' Watch Design Award laureates.


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ICCI
International Council of Creative Industries. Free membership for award winning businesses and institutions related to creativity.


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IDC
International Design Club. Free membership for award winning creative agencies, architecture offices, artists workshops and designer studios.

 

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PRELIMINARY JUDGING
Each uploaded design recieves a confidential preliminary score, free of charge, by A' Watch Design Award. Get a score of 0 (worst) to 10 (best) and learn how good your work actually is.


Inspecting designs

THE PROCESS
One of the professional preliminary jury members, apart from the grand jury panel, checks your entries, and provides suggestions on how to improve your design presentation.


Reviewing designs

APPROVED OR REJECTED
Your design will be scored, and further it will be either approved or rejected, if rejected you are suggested to make the required changes before nominating your design.

 

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A' AWARD @ SOCIAL MEDIA
A' Design Award & Competition actively takes part in the social media and the ongoing conversation in order to relay your message.


Design influencer in frame

THE PHENOMENON
Social media is great to reach out your prospective customers and to connect with your existing clients. A' Watch Design Award takes it up a notch, presenting you with countless tools and opportunities to relay your success at social media.


Design influencer post

AND WE ARE IN
No matter what the media is, A' Watch Design Award is ready to take your message further by helping you reach a wider audience.

 

Design of the Day

DESIGN OF THE DAY
Design of the Day initiative aims to create social awareness for a single award-winning watch design work. Promoted not just in social media, but also featured in hundreds of publications.


Designer of the Day

DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day initiative aims to create social awareness for a single award-winning physical person. Posted not just in social media, but also published in hundreds of blogs.


Design Interview of the Day

INTERVIEW OF THE DAY
Design Interview of the Day initiative creates social awareness for an award-winning watch design interview. Featured not just in social media, but also published in hundreds of media.

 

Design Legend of the Day

LEGEND OF THE DAY
Legend of the Day initiative aims to boost a single award-winning physical person in social media and hundreds of syndicated blogs, magazines and publications.


Design Team of the Day

TEAM OF THE DAY
Design Team of the Day initiative aims to boost a group of award-winning physical persons, usually a design team, in new media and hundreds of digital publications.


Design Highlight of the Day

HIGHLIGHT OF THE DAY
Highlight of the Day initiative helps us promote your watch design and your image as an award-winner in social media, as well as blogs, magazines and new media.

 

Designers getting their photo taken

CASE STUDY
As a business, you might already be spending tons of money on the advertisements, you already know the costs & prize for publications, advertorial and editorial placements but most importantly you know it is best when customers find you, when you are the spotlight.


Designers posing in Wall of Fame

GET PUBLICITY
Winning the A' Watch Design Award could secure you some editorial space at both the traditional, new and social media and could create free publicity that your watch designs very much deserve, but most importantly, attracting prospective clients and customers to your business.


Design Award Gala-Night Host

GET ADVERTISED
With Exceptional PR Services, Electronic and Traditional Press Release Preparation and Distribution, Mass Media Syndication and the Advertisement Network, winning the A' Watch Design Award you may expect a great return on your investment and advertise your watch designs efficiently.

 

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JOIN FOR FREE
A' Design Award and Competition offers many programs that provide opportunity for students and young designers to take part in the competition free of charge.


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SUGGEST A TALENT PROGRAM
By taking part in this program, you can earn free entry tickets and t-shirts of A' Design Award and Competition by suggesting other designers.


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DESIGN AMBASSADOR PROGRAM
Students can also apply for becoming a Design Ambassador, by performing simple tasks, students can win free entry tickets to nominate their watch designs.

 

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DESIGN TRANSLATIONS
A' Watch Design Award winner designs are translated to almost all major languages free of charge, and each award-winning work is published in each and every language.


Macro photograph of Rosetta Stone

TRANSLATION PLATFORM
In addition to the free of charge translation service provided by A' Watch Design Award, winners could further provide translations in their native languages.


Rosetta Stone illustrator

UNIVERSAL REACH
Reach 99% of the world population in their native language; reach non-English speaking world of buyers, press members, businesses and design enthusiasts.

 

Smartstreets-Smartbin™ Cigarette / Gum bin
Enduro2 Electric MotoBike
The Majestic Watch Timepiece
Pepsi Black x Star Wars LTO China Brand Packaging
Bullet + Stone Collection Architectural Hardware
Iberital Vision Professional Espresso Coffee Machine
Stay Sixty Refillable Drinks Bottle
Leaf Pendant Light
Milwaukee Redstick Digital Level
Chengdu NBD Centre Architecture
Ikona Maxxi Pure Extraction Hood and Purifier
k-haler Inhaler
Blue Paradise Retail VM
k-haler Inhaler
Fiveism x Three Mens Cosmetics
Nueve Bike Rack
Beertone Beer Color Swatches
Maxplo Tire
Petri dish under blue light

COMPETITION CATEGORIES
A' Design Award & Competition features many distinct design competition categories in order to reach the widest audience and to allow designers to compete in a truly international multi-disciplinary platform.

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WHY SO MANY CATEGORIES?
Research indicate that the worth and value of any award increases proportionally to its reach through network effects.

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CONCEPT OR FINISHED WORKS
A' Watch Design Award is open to all concept stage works, prototypes, finished and realized projects, services and products that are already in market.

 

Organized by A' Design Awards.

A' Design Award has over 100+ competition categories. — Kitchen Furniture #27 Kitchen Furniture Design ContestInterior #8 Art Exhibition Design AwardsFuturistic #36 Futuristic Product Design AwardsProtective Equipment #43 Protective Equipment AwardsWearable Technology #89 Wearable Technology Design AwardsWeb #99 Web Design AwardsAircraft #69 Aircraft Design AwardComputer Graphics #13 Computer Generated Graphics AwardsSpatial #105 Architecture AwardsGenerative #73 Generative Design AwardsPackaging #2 Bookmark Design AwardsVehicle #9 Vehicle Design Awards are some of the accolades organized by the A' Design Awards.


Arrangement of XXL Trophies

RESPECT DESIGN
A' Watch Design Award respects designers and design oriented companies. The winners kit, logo and publicity services are all given and provided free of charge to all eligible winners.


Design Award Trophy in black case

WINNERS' PACK
A' Design Award winners receive an exclusive and inclusive package of items, services and benefits to celebrate their victory, at no additional cost, without any further fees.


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NO FURTHER FEES
There are no extra fees for A' Watch Design Award winners for claiming the A' Design Prize. Gala-night and exhibition participation is free to eligible laureates. There are no annual fees for logo usage. There is only pure respect.

 

Prestige Logo

PRESTIGE SYSTEM
The A' Watch Design Award grants you access the unique A' Prestige System that provides ultra exclusive intangible and tangible benefits.


Prestige Token

PRESTIGE TOKENS
Winners of the A' Watch Design Award are able to accumulate A' Prestige Tokens that could be exchanged for a plethora of privileged benefits and super exclusive services.


Prestigious designer

GOLDEN TICKETS
Having your name written and showcased on the walls of a contemporary design museum in large gold letters, and to have your works accepted to a permanent collection of a design museum are only some of the perks that may be obtained by using your A' Prestige.

 

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A' DESIGN STAR
The A' Design Star is a unique design recognition programme that is aimed to recognize and reward time-proven design capabilities.


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A' STAR EMBLEM
A' Design Star Emblem is a very special symbol awarded to select top designers, innovators and agencies that are able to repeatedly and consistently create good designs.


A' Design Star wall sign photograph

A' STAR GUIDE
The A' Design Star guide lists the A' Design Star recognized 8-Star, 7-Star and 6-Star designers, and is aimed to help large enterprises and brands to find reliable design solution providers.

 

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WORLD DESIGN RATINGS
A' Watch Design Award winners will be listed at World Design Ratings, together with their WDC-Rank, Designer Title and Designer Honorifics.


World Design Ratings Website

DESIGNER HONORIFICS
A' Watch Design Award winners will be able to obtain respectable honorific titles based on their creative merits and tenets, including but not limited to Master and Grand-Master designations.


World Design Ratings Platform

HONOURING DESIGNERS
Your designer honorific title serves more than just to praise your excellent skills, they serve to signal your auidences to treat you with the uttermost respect you deserve as an outstanding designer.

 

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4K/8K VIDEO INTERVIEWS
Select A' Watch Design Award winners will be eligible to obtain a video interview published about their profile and award-winning watch designs.


Snapshot of recording video interview with designer

4K/8K SPOTLIGHT VIDEOS
Eligibile laureates will also have the opportunity to get their award-winning watch designs professionally spotlighted and video-captured.


Video interview with designer during design exhibition

VIDEO CHANNELS
Your Video Interviews and Spotlight Videos, will be published and actively promoted at our video channels to help you reach new and younger audiences.

 

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RESOLUTE MOTTO
The motto of the A' Watch Design Award is "Ars Futura Cultura" i.e. Arts Cultivate the Future, Arts for the Culture of Future. We believe that the future is shaped by arts, design and technology, thus there is need of good watch design for a better future.

Design award proto symbolism

DESIGNED FOR DESIGNERS
The A' Watch Design Award is created to act as blender; to bring together designers, companies, the audience and the press. A' Watch Design Award aims to highlight good products and services to design oriented audiences.

Design award symbolism

THE MYTH, THE LEGEND
Winning the A' Watch Design Award is a certificate of excellence for designers, a proof of quality for companies. Having the A' Watch Design Award attracts the eyes of design oriented audiences worldwide.

 

The A' Watch Design Design Award

In a world where immense amount of designs launch each year, The Watch Design Design Award aims to highlight the prime qualifications of foremost Watch Design designs and Watch Design design concepts by presenting them with publicity and promotion. A' Watch Design Award is an annual juried design award organized by A' Design Award & Competitions. The award aims to draw out, advance & endorse good design, designers and design oriented companies by funneling the attention of press, interactive media, design critics, distributers and buyers to the winner.


Red trophy
Black trophy
Gold trophy
Silver trophy

5 TIERS OF HEAVEN
A' Watch Design Award is always awarded in five tiers: Platinum A' Watch Design Award, Gold A' Watch Design Award, Silver A' Watch Design Award, Bronze A' Watch Design Award and Iron A' Watch Design Award. These tiers are reserved for winner watch designs.


Bronze trophy

5 LEVELS OF HELL
There is also honorable A' Watch Design Award Runner-up and A' Watch Design Award Participant status, the A' Watch Design Award Nominee tag, together with A' Watch Design Award Withdrawn and the A' Watch Design Award Disqualified status.


Iron trophy

FORESIGHT TO YOU
When you sign-up and upload your watch design to the A' Watch Design Award you gain divine insight; preliminary jurors will score your work from ten (10) "best" to zero (0) "worst" free of charge and confidential, so you know well in advance what to expect if you nominate your work.

 

A' Design Award & Competition Logo

CATEGORY DEFINING
You will see that the A' Watch Design Award is an achievement like no other, much more than an accolade for good watch design, more than a watch design prize, completely redefining what a watch design award and watch design competition is all about.


Omega Particle Technical Drawings

ENGINEERED
Every single element that makes the A' Design Prize for Good Watch design was synthetically designed and engineered to help your award-winning watch design reach its true maximum potential, to help you find new markets and audiences.


Premium winner kit package

COVETED PRIZE
Watch design award winner logo, watch design award trophy, watch design award winners book, watch design award winners certificate, watch design award gala-night, watch design award exhibition, and marketing services for good watch design. You can have it all.

 

All-Plus trophy
All-Plus trophy macro closeup
All-Plus trophy macro detail
Young Design Pioneer logo

YOUNG DESIGN PIONEER
Young Design Pioneer is a special recognition granted by International Design Club to a young yet highly professional and creative designer under the age of 40.


Young Design Pioneer recipient

SPECIAL RECOGNITION
Young A' Watch Design Award laureates are eligible to be nominated for the Young Design Pioneer title and obtain their special certificate and trophy to celebrate the occassion.


Young Design Pioneer laureate

HIGHLIGHTING POTENTIAL
Young Design Pioneer recipients are also given the All-Plus Trophy, featuring a plus sign in all six perspectives, highlighting the immense, multi-dimensional creative and professional growth capacity.

 

All-Star Trophy
All-Star Trophy macro detail
All-Star Trophy macro photography
Innovator of the Year logo

INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR
Innovator of the Year title is a special recognition granted by Alliance of International Business Associations to a select A' Watch Design Award winner enterprise that implements good design as a core value in their business.


Innovator of the Year recipient

RECOGNIZING GOOD DESIGN
Innovator of the Year title recognizes the use of good design in business to create superior products and projects that benefit the society, customers, clients as well as employees.


Innovator of the Year laureates

ALL STAR
Innovator of the Year recipients are given the All-Star Trophy, to highlight, recognize and celebrate their stellar innovation, creativity and expansional growth, as well as to thank them for making the World a better place with their good design.

 

Pi-Head Trophy
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Pi-Head Trophy perspective view
Designer of the Year Logo on red background

DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
Designer of the Year is title the highest achievement granted by International Association of Designers, to award-winning designers to celebrate their success. Every year, only one Designer of the Year title is granted.


Signing the Designer of the Year certificate

SIGNED BY MASTERS
Designer of the Year Certificate is signed by 40 world-class master designers. Obtaining the Designer of the Year title is a great honour like no other.


Designer of the Year recipients taking their certificate from the gala-night host

PI-HEAD TROPHY
Designer of the Year are also given the special Pi-Head trophy to celebrate their success. A' Watch Design Award winners have a chance to get elected as the Designer of the Year.

 

Omega Particle trophy corner view

OMEGA PARTICLE
Omega Particle is the name of the trophy given to A' Watch Design Award winners. The Trophy represent infinite possibilities of a design process.


Omega Particle trophy middle view

SOFT ORGANIC INTERIOR
The soft organic curves within the trophy signify our emotions, the emotional content that is implemented in design process.


Omega Particle trophy end view

HARD GEOMETRIC EXTERIOR
The hard geometric edges of the trophy signify logic, the scientific content that is embedded in design process.

 

Media Partners Logo

MEDIA PARTNERS
A' Watch Design Award has 46 media partners this year, when we talk about Media Partners, these are different from the list of publications we reach via pr campaigns or press releases; these are the list of publications that will definetely publish a selection of our winners.


Young journalist reviewing press release

DIRECT EXPOSURE
By taking part and nominating your work, you gain direct exposure to our Media Partners, which combined, have more than hundred million page views annually, you will have a chance to tap on their audiences, and get your work seen by the millions. We had already provided 30.517 media placements for our laureates.


Design award promotion in New York Times Square

INDIRECT EXPOSURE
In addition to getting your work seen by 46 Media Partners, you will also get an opportunity to be discovered by 500.000+ journalists, editors and media members that receive our press releases.

 

Joint Jewelry set
fassamano reading glasses
Ocean Waves Necklace and Earrings set
Blooming Folding Eyewear
Ohgi Ring
Van Gogh Earrings
Cactus Ring
Faid Jewelry Collection
Portuguese Story Jewellery Collection
Infinity Silver Jewlery Collection
Tehran City Theatre Ring
Code ring Jewelry
Sacred Bowl Ring
Janus Watch
Lunar Watch
Mouvant Collection Earrings and Ring
The Great Goddess Isida Diamond Ring
Elemental Semi-precious Stones Timepieces
red design award logo

BIG BRANDS
The A' Watch Design Award is for everybody, but big brands know better how to use the watch design award efficiently for their benefits.


green design award logo

FAMOUS COMPANIES
Enterprises especially use the watch design award logo, watch design award-winning status to promote sales, and further use the watch design award to celebrate success of their R&D teams.


blue design award logo

MAKE USE OF A' AWARD.
Companies also benefit from the international publicity, advertising and marketing services provided to watch design award-winners. You too can enjoy all these benefits.

 

Primary image example

MAIN IMAGE
To take part in A' Watch Design Award you need one primary main image that represents your watch design. This image shall be placed in a canvas that is 3600 x 3600 pixels, 72 dpi, jpeg file.


Optional image example

OPTIONAL IMAGES
If you wish to represent your watch design better, we would further recommend that you upload 4 optional images, each placed on a 1800 x 1800 pixel canvas, again 72 dpi jpeg files.


Optional data

SUPPORT FILES
Finally, and very optionally, depending on your work, you you may also desire to support your watch design presentation with video or pdf documents, or provide a private link to more data.

 

Designer registering an account for awards consideration

TAKE PART STEP #1
Register to A' Design Award & Competition for taking part in A' Watch Design Award. Make a quick registration with just your name, surname and email, or provide a full-registration with your complete profile details. Remember to confirm your e-mail address after registration to fully activate your profile.

Designer uploading a design to awards website

TAKE PART STEP #2
Login to A' Design Award & Competition. Upload your watch design from your control panel which is displayed and made available to you after your login. You can upload as many watch designs as you like, indeed seasoned laureates often upload multiple projects to get preliminary scores for all their recent works and portfolio.

Designer nominating a work for awards consideration

TAKE PART STEP #3
Nominate your watch design for A' Design Award & Competition, especially if you have a preliminary score of six (6) or higher, you got a good chance. If there are jury suggestions, follow them. That's it. It is free to sign-up for an account and you also get a free preliminary score for your uploaded designs.

 

Join A' Watch Design Award today for fame, prestige and publicity as well as to promote and advertise your name and your excellency in watch design. Position and market yourself as a leader in watch design industry.


References and Sources.

Lists of award-winning projects featured, from first row to last row, from left to right, in order of appearance: — 1 #92713 Dance Anatomy Ring and Earrings2 #98513 L1 All Blue Watch3 #136443 Miracle of Birth Choker4 #42841 K Museum 2 Watch5 #53514 Isi Pendant jewel6 #134394 EyeWris Reading Glasses7 #139840 Moels and Co 528 Watch8 #27613 COOKOO Connected Watch9 #55588 ULTRATIME 001 Watch10 #59152 Just Rebel Star Rings11 #87700 Argo Timepiece12 #91978 Grajang LubLae Collection Jewelry13 #138748 Astronef Double Tourbillon Watch14 #23674 Leon MegĂ© La Petite Collection Necklace15 #30234 Vivit Collection Earrings and Ring16 #52978 Amulet Eye Ring Pendant17 #75854 Arch Ring18 #111952 Jupiter Watch19 #28801 Dance Anatomy Ring and Earrings20 #126895 L1 All Blue Watch21 #117296 Miracle of Birth Choker22 #64040 K Museum 2 Watch23 #77404 Isi Pendant jewel24 #63742 EyeWris Reading Glasses25 #58537 Moels and Co 528 Watch26 #78042 COOKOO Connected Watch27 #91365 ULTRATIME 001 Watch28 #135986 Just Rebel Star Rings29 #132633 Argo Timepiece30 #61514 Grajang LubLae Collection Jewelry31 #54318 Astronef Double Tourbillon Watch32 #61400 Leon MegĂ© La Petite Collection Necklace33 #76944 Vivit Collection Earrings and Ring34 #68088 Amulet Eye Ring Pendant35 #27603 Arch Ring36 #39467 Jupiter Watch37 #42062 Joint Jewelry set38 #76038 fassamano reading glasses39 #53040 Ocean Waves Necklace and Earrings set40 #57916 Blooming Folding Eyewear41 #97240 Ohgi Ring42 #104709 Van Gogh Earrings43 #134146 Cactus Ring44 #45812 Faid Jewelry Collection45 #50606 Portuguese Story Jewellery Collection46 #52088 Infinity Silver Jewlery Collection47 #54124 Tehran City Theatre Ring48 #102421 Code ring Jewelry49 #46707 Sacred Bowl Ring50 #103203 Janus Watch51 #117151 Lunar Watch52 #30235 Mouvant Collection Earrings and Ring53 #33447 The Great Goddess Isida Diamond Ring54 #48338 Elemental Semi-precious Stones Timepieces.