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IAI Design Award


IAI Design Award

IAI Design Award(IAI) is one of the most influential and prestigious design awards in the world. As the most creative design competition in Asia, IAI jury evaluates awards and honors based on the outstanding design works. IAI Design Award has been recognized as a new global design award with high recognition and gold content worldwide.


IAI Design Award started from the Asia-pacific Interior Design Biennial Grand Prix held in 2006. During this period, the name of the award changed three times, and in 2014, it was upgraded to "IAI Design Award", which was praised as "Design Oscar" by CCTV and other authoritative media at home and abroad. In 2019, IAI Design Award changed again, divided into three sub-awards: "IAI Intelligent Manufacturing Award" (IAI+IM), "IAI Architecture Award" (IAI+A) and "IAI Interior Award" (IAI+I). In 2022, through adding IAI Lighting Design Award(IAI+L) and IAI Elite Award(IAI+E), a complete IAI award content setting and evaluation system has been constructed, improving the professional height, authority and reputation, established the IAI image status as a global design award.


The IAI Design Awards are given to designers, institutions and design organizations that have made outstanding contributions to innovative and sustainable design. Each year, IAI publishes an annual yearbook for the winners' works, which is distributed globally for business collaboration; IAI Design Awards include interior design, architectural design, landscape design and intelligent manufacturing design. Among them, intelligent manufacturing includes industrial products, visual communication, fashion, digital media, product concepts, service design and so on. APDF set up the IAI Design Award in Asia to connect design creativity with business. To promote sustainable economic, environmental and socio-economic development and empower urban and industrial development.


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Awards Setting


IAI Most Creativity Award


The IAI Most Creativity Award aims to promote the improvement of the ecological environment of the earth, the harmonious coexistence of man and nature, and the concept of society and equality. The award is only awarded to designers who have made great achievements or creative contributions in the fields of architecture, interior design, industrial design and related design, in order to encourage the transformation and development of human society through design.


It is not only the highest honor of the IAI Design Award but also the supreme honor of the country and the winner as an individual. It is awarded to only one candidate every year. This special award does not accept applications, only by nominating candidates, the winner is individual or institution. The IAI Most Creativity Award was established in 2019, and Colombian architect Giankarlo Mazzanti became the first architect to win the award.


IAI Interior Award IAI+I


IAI Best Interior Award

Winning the IAI Best Interior Award represents the highest level of interior design. As the IAI's highest honor, the award is only awarded to the best works in the field of interior space, the winning entries will reflect the designer's core values and innovative capabilities. The list of winners will be announced on the spot at the IAI Design Award ceremony, and the winning designers will be invited to receive the grand prize in person on the stage.


IAI Jury Special Award

The IAI Jury Special Award is jointly voted by a panel of juries to recognize and encourage the uniqueness and creativity of the work. It represents the comprehensive ability and exceptional design expression of the winners.


IAI Environment Friendly Award

This award is aimed at those who have reasonable solutions in the life cycle of a range of products, including the use of resources, the manufacture of products, the use of space, and the recycling and reuse of materials, taking full account of the impact of space on the environment. The interior design work embodies the concept of sustainable development and lifestyle with the lowest consumption for the best results.


IAI Gold Award

The work with the highest design standards in each category will be awarded the 'IAI Gold Award'. The winners of this award will be invited to personally receive the grand prize at the IAI Design Award ceremony.


IAI Silver Award

In each category, the work next to the Gold Award will be awarded the 'IAI Silver Award'. The winners of this award will be invited to receive the grand prize in person at the IAI Design Award ceremony.


IAI Bronze Award

The works that are next only to the Silver Award in each category will be awarded the 'IAI Bronze Award'. The winners of this award will be invited to receive the grand prize at the IAI Design Award ceremony.


IAI Excellence Award

The works that are next only to the Bronze Award in each category will be awarded the 'IAI Excellence Award'. The winners of this award will be invited to participate in the IAI Design Award ceremony.



IAI Architecture Award IAI+A


IAI Best Architecture Award

Winning the IAI Best Architecture Award represents the highest level of architectural design. As the annual award of IAI's highest honor, the award is only awarded to the most outstanding works in the field of architectural space. The winning entries will reflect the designers' core values and innovative capabilities. The list of winners will be announced on the spot at the IAI Design Award ceremony, and the winning designers will be invited to receive the grand prize in person on the stage.


IAI Environment Friendly Award

This award is aimed at those who have reasonable solutions in the life cycle of a range of products, including the use of resources, the manufacture of products, the use of space, and the recycling and reuse of materials, taking full account of the impact of space on the environment. The architectural design work embodies the concept of sustainable development and lifestyle with the lowest consumption for the best results.


IAI Jury Special Award

The award is jointly voted on by a panel of juries to recognize and encourage the uniqueness of the work in one way or another.



IAI Gold Award

The work with the highest design standards in each category will be awarded the 'IAI Gold Award'. The winners of this award will be invited to personally receive the grand prize at the IAI Design Award ceremony.


IAI Silver Award

In each category, the work next to the Gold Award will be awarded the 'IAI Silver Award'. The winners of this award will be invited to receive the grand prize in person at the IAI Design Award ceremony.


IAI Bronze Award

The works that are next only to the Silver Award in each category will be awarded the 'IAI Bronze Award'. The winners of this award will be invited to receive the grand prize at the IAI Design Award ceremony.


IAI Excellence Award

The works that are next only to the Bronze Award in each category will be awarded the 'IAI Excellence Award'. The winners of this award will be invited to participate in the IAI Design Award ceremony.





IAI Intelligent Manufacturing Award IAI+IM


IAI Best Intelligent Manufacturing Award

Winning the IAI Best Intelligent Manufacturing Design Award, represents the highest level of award-winning intelligent manufacturing design. As the annual award of IAI's highest honor, the award is only awarded to the best works in the field of intelligent manufgacturing space, the winning entries will reflect the designer's core values and innovative capabilities. The award winners will be announced at the IAI Design Awards ceremony, and the winners will be invited to take the stage to receive the grand prize.


IAI Environment Friendly Award

This award is aimed at those who have reasonable solutions in the life cycle of a range of products, including the use ofresources, the manufacture of products, the use of space, and the recycling and reuse of materials, taking full account of the impact of space on the environment. The intelligent manufacturing design work embodies the concept of sustainable development and lifestyle with the lowest consumption for the best results.


IAI Jury Special Award

The award is jointly voted on by a panel of juries to recognize and encourage the uniqueness of the work in one way or another.


IAI Gold Award

The work with the highest design standards in each category will be awarded the 'IAI Gold Award'. The winners of this award will be invited to personally receive the grand prize at the IAI Design Award ceremony.



IAI Silver Award

In each category, the work next to the Gold Award will be awarded the 'IAI Silver Award'. The winners of this award will be invited to receive the grand prize in person at the IAI Design Award ceremony.


IAI Bronze Award

The works that are next only to the Silver Award in each category will be awarded the 'IAI Bronze Award'. The winners of this award will be invited to receive the grand prize at the IAI Design Award ceremony.


IAI Excellence Award

The works that are next only to the Bronze Award in each category will be awarded the 'IAI Excellence Award'. The winners of this award will be invited to participate in the IAI Design Award ceremony.



  1. IAI Lighting Design Award IAI+L


IAI Best Lighting Design Award

Winning the IAI Best Lighting Design Award represents the highest level in lighting design. As the IAI's highest honor, it is only awarded to the best works in the field of intelligent manufacturing space. The winning works will reflect the designer's core value and creative power. The winner list will be announced at the IAI Design Award ceremony, and the winning designers will be invited to receive the grand prize personally.


IAI Environment Friendly Award

This award is aimed at those who have reasonable solutions in the life cycle of a range of products, including the use of resources, the manufacture of products, the use of space, and the recycling and reuse of materials, taking full account of the impact of space on the environment. The work demonstrates the concept of sustainable development and lifestyle of achieving best results with the lowest consumption.


IAI Jury Special Award

The award is jointly voted on by a panel of juries to recognize and encourage the uniqueness of the work in one way or another.


IAI Gold Award

The work with the highest design standards in each category will be awarded the 'IAI Gold Award'. The winners of this award will be invited to personally receive the grand prize at the IAI Design Award ceremony.


IAI Silver Award

In each category, the work next to the Gold Award will be awarded the 'IAI Silver Award'. The winners of this award will be invited to receive the grand prize in person at the IAI Design Award ceremony.


IAI Bronze Award

The works that are next only to the Silver Award in each category will be awarded the 'IAI Bronze Award'. The winners of this award will be invited to receive the grand prize at the IAI Design Award ceremony.


IAI Excellence Award

The works that are next only to the Bronze Award in each category will be awarded the 'IAI Excellence Award'. The winners of this award will be invited to participate in the IAI Design Award ceremony.


IAI Elite Award IAI+E


IAI Best  Design Award

Winning the IAI Elite Award represents the excellence of the winning work. The winner list will be announced at the IAI Design Award ceremony, and the winning designers will be invited to receive the grand prize personally.


IAI Gold Award

The work with the highest design standards in each category will be awarded the 'IAI Gold Award'. The winners of this award will be invited to personally receive the grand prize at the IAI Design Award ceremony.


IAI Silver Award

In each category, the work next to the Gold Award will be awarded the 'IAI Silver Award'. The winners of this award will be invited to receive the grand prize in person at the IAI Design Award ceremony.


IAI Bronze Award

The works that are next only to the Silver Award in each category will be awarded the 'IAI Bronze Award'. The winners of this award will be invited to receive the grand prize at the IAI Design Award ceremony.


IAI Excellence Award

The works that are next only to the Bronze Award in each category will be awarded the 'IAI Excellence Award'. The winners of this award will be invited to participate in the IAI Design Award ceremony.





Judging Criteria


IAI Global Design Awards Eight Judging Criteria


• Innovation (Level)

• Design Concept And Creativity

• Functionality

• Aesthetic Conception

• Energy Efficiency

• Environmental Protection

• Sustainability

• Social Responsibility



Judging Criteria


Sustainability—————————A design philosophy for providing sustainability to the economy, society, and ecology
• Foresight——————————The ability to foresee the existence of the objective being

• Science and technology—————————The ability to apply science and technology
• Innovation ——————————The conceiving ability to develop the future

• Environmental Protection———————The ability to address and coordinate the relationship between people and the environment
• Esthetics———————————The esthetic relationship between human beings and the world
• Ethics —————————————The ability to think about society and the environment
• Honesty————————————The perceptiveness toward contemporary society



Six Judging Criteria


▪ Aesthetics

▪ Innovation

▪ High efficiency and energy saving

▪ Technology research and development

▪ Achievement application and practice

▪ Degree of responsibility to the owner



IAI Design Award Judging


The IAI Design Awards always uphold the principles of fairness, transparency and independence, and adhere to the professionalism and authority of the judges to fully guarantee the quality of evaluation and fair decisions.


The organizing committee requires the members of the judging panel to make objective and fair decisions for the entries by strictly referring to the judging criteria and ensuring the sharing of knowledge and experience through judging and debating.

The members of the judging panel are experts from all professional fields, and the composition of the judging committee changes from year to year.

IAI Design Award Selection

The criteria for the selection of design awards are extremely strict, and the selection will be conducted strictly in accordance with the criteria 'qualification through screening and exhibition'.For example, the entries of interior design (the actual entries) are required to be completed in the latest year to be eligible for entry; the entries of architecture are required to be completed in less than three years to be eligible for entry; the entries of industrial products are required to be qualified for entry only in less than two years. At the same time, the competing products must be different from the existing products of the same kind, which puts forward higher requirements for designers;

•The IAI Design Award will be regarded as a symbol of international creativity and design. Winning the award means that the appearance and texture of the product have obtained the most authoritative 'quality assurance', at the same time, the awarded works will be the largest range of promotion and recognition. Therefore, to win the IAI Design Award has become a proud honor for every designer;

• The development of the IAI Design Award has gradually changed from the initial interior design competition to a comprehensive design competition, and has gradually expanded from the Asia-pacific region to the global collection of works. At the same time, the organization of the competition will gradually become the industry’s business promotion agency. The 'IAI Design Award' was founded by Oskar HoMr. He Changcheng   in 2006.



IAI Trophy



In order to keep innovation, the IAI Design Award Trophy changed its shape and material almost every year since 2006 when it was created. Until 2017, to make the IAI Design Award a higher recognition and unified competition brand image, Mr.Changcheng He, president of the IAI Design Award, decided to redesign the new trophy, and created  the design concept himself. At the same time, Mr. Eric Gizard, a famous French designer, was specially invited to take charge of the appearance design. Finally, a distinctive, global demeanor IAI trophy appears on the IAI Award Ceremony. Once appearing, it won numerous attention of designers. Through several times material updating, the texture is more thick, demonstrating an international design award's demeanor and temperament. With the growing influence of the IAI Design Award, the IAI trophy have now become one of the most valuable trophies in the world.


The IAI award trophy is mainly in gold and silver, with a simple and unique style. Its structure is made up of three different size of rectangular block surface inlay, like a free-falling architecture. The trophy mixes the mortise and tenon joint structure in traditional Chinese architecture,  embrace each other and rise up layers, explaining the IAI starting from a single interior design category, gradually forming an all-fields design award including architecture design, industrial design. AlsoIt shows that IAI highly corresponds to "nature and humanity in one"、"One produced two, two produced three , three produced all things", the essence of the Chinese Taoism philosophy, symbolizing the extraordinary birth of IAI. It fully demonstrates that IAI is solemn, upright, inclusive, open and willing to constantly transcend itself and its infinity of future development, Meanwhile, it conveys the seriousness, justice and fairness-----core value of the IAI Design Award, adhering to the concept of sustainable development which integrating traditional culture and innovation of contemporary era.






IAI Design Award Certificates

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