Best Design Awards
The Designers Institute celebrates the best of the best in design from around New Zealand. The awards encompass the disciplines of Graphic, Interior, Product and Interactive Design. Designers Institute members receive a reduced entry fee rate.
Dulux Best Design Awards Exhibition
The Best Design Awards finalists are exhibited in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.
Design in Business Awards
The Designers Institute, in partnership with Better by Design is leading edge with these awards. Few award programmes exist out there that celebrate businesses who use design insights that lead to innovation, and businesses who have made strategic investments in forming and maintaining a culture of design-led thought. View previous years’ winners on the Design and Business Awards website.
The James Dyson Awards
The James Dyson Award in New Zealand, formerly the Dyson Product Design Award is hosted in association with the British Council New Zealand, Designers Institute of NZ, Farry.Co Law and IPONZ.
The James Dyson Award is open to product design, industrial design and engineering university level students (or graduates within 4 years of graduation) who have studied in the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, UK and USA.