Publication of winner gallery: 17 March 2020

The international ein&zwanzig competition, organized by the German Design Council, is aimed at you! Design students and graduates! Talents and newcomers! Join us with innovative products and product ideas in the product design and lifestyle sector.

Shortlist gallery

Check out this year's shortlist!

What's it all about?

Participation in the competition is free. Twenty-one products and product ideas will be honoured with awards and exhibited during the Tortona Design Week at Milan.

As well as offering financial support for transport, travel and accommodation, the German Design Council will support and promote the winners with extensive marketing measures.

What you get

What you need to do

Entries for the competition are to be made online in the My Design Council platform. As well as information about the product, up to three printable images for each product must be uploaded (CMYK, JPG, 300 dpi) in the MyDesignCouncil system.

If a piece of work is given an award, we will require a 1:1 model of the product. The designer must be personally present in Milan.

Closing date for registrations is 24 January 2020.

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How to participate?

Find out more about the competition, the registration process and technical requirements for submissions.

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