21 January 2009
Athens (Greece) - The European Design Awards 2009, taking place on 17 May 2009, has been endorsed by Icograda. This comprehensive annual awards organisation acknowledges the best of graphic design, illustration and multimedia design in Europe.
Athens (Greece) - The European Design Awards 2009 has been endorsed by Icograda. The European Design Awards, also known as the Ed-Awards, is a comprehensive annual awards organisation acknowledging the best of graphic design, illustration and multimedia design in Europe. The ED Awards 2009 will take place on 17 May, as part of the European Design Festival which will take place in Zürich, Switzerland.

The call for submissions is now open and will close on 14 February 2009. The jury, consisting of representatives from leading communication design magazines in Europe, will select the recipients for the 30 award categories, which are divided into seven groups and two overall prizes. The first is the Jury's Prize, which is awarded for the most exceptional piece of design in Europe during the previous year. All work awarded is automatically eligible for the Jury's Prize, regardless of whether it is successful in any of the main categories. The Agency of the Year Award is awarded to the agency with the most overall points. Any participating person or studio is eligible for this prize.

Reasons to participate
  • Compare your work with the best designers in Europe
  • Promote your work in the European market
  • Gain recognition in the graphic community and among design buyers
  • Feature your work in an outstanding and comprehensive annual design publication, as well as on the ED-Awards website (finalists and winners).
  • Publicise your work through the extensive coverage the awards will receive in the most influential design media throughout Europe

Visit the website to find detailed descriptions of entry categories, rules, jury, objectives, FAQs,etc.

For more information please contact:

European Design Ltd.
Sokratous 157
Athens 176 73
T: +30 210 9593033
F: +30 210 9523607