Product designers, photographers, journalists and architectural/design firms from all over the world will be able to submit their product/projects and articles for consideration in the following categories:

Best Residential Project

Best Hospitality Project

Best Product Design

Best Project Photography

Best New Product Collection 

Best Design Collaboration
Excellence in Creative Journalism

The Andrée Putman Lifetime Achievement Award is awarded to professionals who, during their lifetimes, have made important contributions of outstanding design significance to the field of architecture, interior and product design. 

Créateurs Design Awards



Who can submit to the Créateurs Design Awards?

Any companies or individuals over the age of 18 can submit to the Créateurs Design Awards.


Who are the judges?

Your submission will be presented to all 189 CDA members from 32 different countries who are eligible to vote


Who are the CDA members?

CDA members are considered some of the most respected, visionary talents in the world. They are architects, interior designers, journalists, product designers that have an invaluable role in the global design community. They are also leaders, dedicated to inspiring future generations with their unparalleled work and perspectives. 


Why CDA?

By submitting to the CDAs, you are putting your work on a platform that will be seen by some of the most respected creative leaders and members of the press in our industry.


The awards are a unique opportunity to expose your work to the creative talents and international editors that have the power to give your work more exposure, opening up opportunities for future partnerships, collaborations and commissions.


What are the categories available?

There are 7 categories. Click here to see them


How many categories can I enter?

You have up to 4 submissions in total. You choose how to use them.


Can I submit the same project/product in multiple categories?

Yes, you can submit up to 4 entries total. You can use all of your entries in a single category or spread them out around multiple categories. 


What's the difference between Créateurs Selects and CDA Nominees?

Créateurs Selects are the Top 8 entries in each category.

CDA Nominees are the Top 3 entries in each category. Nominees will be invited to attend the award ceremony in Paris.  


When will I know?

Créateurs Selects will be announced on December 7th, 2020

CDA Nominees will be announced on January 4th, 2020

CDA winners will be announced on January 31st, 2021


Who are the previous winners and nominees?

Please click here to see previous winners and nominees.


Can I enter the same project I submitted last year?

Yes, as long as you enter it in a different category and it meets the eligibility criteria.

- Please note: Projects must have been completed between April 1st, 2019 and November 13th, 2020 to be eligible. 


Can I edit my entry?

Yes. You have up until you make payment to make any modifications. However, once you've made the payment, submission is final.

- Please note uncompleted projects or renderings will not be accepted.


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