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The Future of Design Summit and Awards

Will your brand win an award this time? .

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Design has become a critical element for all products. Most products are standard and offer the same functionalities be it vacuum cleaners, refrigerators, cars or mobile phones. There may be a few functionality variants across different brands but a majority of manufacturers have ensured world class designs for their products so that they stand out amongst their competitors.

BW Businessworld being cognizant of the growing importance of design has been recognizing the efforts of  these organizations for the past couple of years. In line with this, BW Businessworld is organizing its 3rd Annual Future of Design Conference and Awards on 20th February 2021.

The award categories for the design awards this year comprise of Craft, Product, Visual, Technology, Lifestyle and Space. Nominations for these awards can be submitted at The jury for these awards comprises of the who’s who of design. The jury will be chaired by Dr. Pradyumana Vyas who is the Former Director of NID and a Board Member at WDO. He will be joined on the jury by Mr. Srini Srinivasan of Lumium Design and WDO, Vahid Mehrifar of Vahid Associates, Mohan Krishnaraj, VP and Global Head of Haman International, Pierre Paolo Peruccio, a leading professor of design and also a WDO member, Darshan Gandhi, Global Head of Design at Godrej Consumer Products, Monisha Jaising, the popular fashion designer and Annurag Batra, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of BW Businessworld and Exchange4Media.

The focus for this year is on design for a sustainable world. After facing massive disruption caused by the pandemic, using design to create solutions for problems that plague mankind is the need of the hour.

These awards recognize and felicitate the best prototype and finished designs by designers, architects, innovators and businesses. This exclusive curated event will cater to products from across industries that are focused on touching human lives and making them Future Ready.

This conference and awards last year had an exciting set of speakers and awardees, details of which can be viewed at

Nominations for the awards this year closes on 10th February 2021.  For more information about the award or for nomination, please contact Tarun Ahuja at [email protected] or +91 98103 37733.

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