Best Design Awards 2020
Finalists Announced


Congratulations Finalists.

8 disciplines, 51 categories, 6 days judging, 33,000 images resized - and we made it !

Thank you to everyone who entered. You made it tough for the judges - who were awesome.

Tickets on Sale

Tickets will go on sale on after the Prime Ministers updated Covid-19 Level announcement on Monday 21st September.

Awards Night

Friday 13th November. 6.30pm till late Aotea Centre Afterparty


Please make your edits by 6pm Monday 21st September as the Best Team will be exporting the winners content for certificates and the script for the AV.

Supporting Material Paid returns are being processed and couried. Other items can be collected from the Designers Institute office during office hours 9am-5.30pm.

Finalist Balance

Congratulations if you have been selected as a finalist in this year's Best Design Awards.

As per our previous correspondence, Members (DINZ, AGDA, IDSA),Tertiary and Students whose entries are selected as finalists are required to pay the balance between the discounted entry fee and the regular entry fee.

A notification will be emailed to Members (DINZ, AGDA, IDSA), Tertiary and Students who are finalists, with the finalist entries listed, and, an invoice attached with the balance owing, payable by Friday 9th October.



Thanks to Marx Design and Never Sit Still for the Best Design Awards 2020 campaign.