2021 Global Design Awards Entries Open Early December
2020 Global Design Award Winners

2021 SEGD Global Design Awards Entry Portal is now closed. The 2021 SEGD Global Design Award winners will be announced at the 2021 SEGD Experience Philadelphia.

Since 1987, the SEGD Global Design Awards have set the standard of excellence for experiential graphic design—honoring design work that connects people to place by providing direction, storytelling, and compelling experiences in public spaces. The awards celebrate design that inspires and improves the human experience for individuals of all backgrounds and abilities.

Winning projects have ranged from; accessible interactive experiences to complex airport wayfinding systems; and social justice exhibitions to branded corporate environments. Retail and themed entertainment projects, digital architectural interventions, outdoor memorials, placemaking and family friendly installations, innovative design research, and books have also won awards.

The prestigious Best of Show award shines a spotlight on the winner brighter than any other SEGD accolade. The Sylvia Harris Award, established in 2014, recognizes designs that exemplify an unerring commitment to using design to improve the civic experience. In all categories, students compete along with professionals and often win Merit and Honor awards.

Awards are conferred by multi-disciplinary, international juries. Past jurors have included Graham Hanson, David Vanden-Eynden, Kelly Kolar, Ronald Shakespear, Virginia Gehshan, David Gibson, Lance Wyman, Kristine Matthews, Refik Anadol, Cynthia Jones Parks, Lee Skolnick, Inguna Elere, Bosco Hernandez, Traci Sym and Jonathan Jackson.

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2020 Global Design Award Winners

A list of what you can enter in the 2021 Global Design Awards.
 

2021 SEGD Global Design Award Jury
Waqas Jawaid
Waqas Jawaid
Jonathan Evans, RA
Jonathan Evans, RA
Philip Tiongson, Potion
Phillip Tiongson
Leticia Barajas
Leticia Barajas
Bhawika Mishra
Bhawika Mishra
Traci Sym, Second Story Headshot
Traci Sym
Dayton Schroeter
Dayton Schroeter
Tanja Zollner
Tanja Zoellner
L’Rai Arthur-Mensah
L’Rai Arthur-Mensah
Chris Calori, Calori and Vanden Eynden, New York, SEGD 2007 SEGD Fellow
Chris Calori
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African American History and Culture Projects—Honored by SEGD GDA’s

African American History and Culture Projects Honored by SEGD GDA’s

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SEGD’s Global Design Awards set the standard of excellence for experiential graphic design, honoring work that connects people to place through engaging storytelling. The GDAs also celebrate projects that inspire and improve the human experience, including those that reflect the narratives of traditionally underrepresented communities. The GDA winners outlined below—both past and present—amplify, celebrate and bring African American culture and history to the forefront in exemplary ways.

Jurors of the 2021 SEGD Global Design Awards

Jurors of the 2021 SEGD Global Design Awards

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Each year, SEGD celebrates those designers whose work best connects people to place, exemplifying the organization’s mission to “Educate, Connect and Inspire.” These firms and their exemplary design projects are recognized by the Global Design Awards, representing the best in experiential graphic design and spanning a wide range of topics, disciplines, and verticals.

The 2021 Global Design Awards are Open for Entries!

The 2021 Global Design Awards are Open for Entries!

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The most wonderful time of the year! It’s time to submit your projects to the 2021 SEGD Global Design Awards. The portal for nominations opens Wednesday, December 9.

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