Competition

Are you a design newcomer?

We take you to Milan!

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

Participation in the competition is free. Twenty-one products and product ideas will be honoured with awards and exhibited during the Tortona Design Week in Milan. As well as offering financial support for transport and travel, the German Design Council will support and promote the winners with extensive marketing measures.

Apply now for 2018!

What the German Design Council offers you!

The German Design Council is an international centre of excellence for design. With the ein&zwanzig competition, it provides design students and graduates with a platform to present themselves effectively to the public. The high-calibre jury drawn from the fields of economics and design honours those who will be presenting their works in Milan to an international audience. Moreover, winners will benefit from a comprehensive service and support package, which the German Design Council provides to young, up-and-coming designers.

Here you will find all designers who made it into the Shortlist of the ein&zwanzig 2017.

Shortlist 2017