GRANDS PRIX DU DESIGN AWARDS Worldwide Call-for-Entries of Its 16th Edition

The call for entries of the prestigious and respected GRANDS PRIX DU DESIGN Awards is open for its 16th edition and for a 3rd year internationally. The GRANDS PRIX DU DESIGN Awards is an international competition that celebrates the excellence and the talent of creative professionals who have distinguished themselves through exemplary practice. Entries can be made online until April 1, 2023.  ADF(NPO Aoyama Design Forum) proudly supports the GRANDS PRIX DU DESIGN Awards as a media partner.adf-web-magazine-16th-grands-prix-du-design-awards-entry-4

From Québec to the World

Created in 2007 in Montreal, the competition was for 13 years open exclusively to Quebec firms. Since 2020, it has been entirely open to international participants and the first two international editions saw candidates from more than 35 countries benefit from this opportunity.


The call for entries of the 16th edition is open to participants from all over the world and is intended for professionals as well as developers, entrepreneurs, manufacturers, and students in several disciplines and categories.

  • Architecture
  • Construction & Real Estate
  • Interior Design
  • Landscape & Territories
  • Product
  • Communication & Branding
  • Art & Photography
  • Student

Entries are evaluated by a panel of experts. Leading professionals, prominent academics, and influential press members recruited across the world, diligently use their know-how, experience, and expertise to assess the excellence of the projects and products presented. This multidisciplinary Jury of elite anchors the contest in its international expansion and ensures the quality and the prestige of the distinction that represents the GRANDS PRIX DU DESIGN Awards. The judging process takes place online and is based on a point system (1-100), judging a series of criteria that are constantly updated and adapted to current professional standards and practices. Each project or product is evaluated based on its own attributes.


Entries can be made online until April 1, 2023, on the portal in the GRANDS PRIX DU DESIGN Awards section. 

  • Discounted rate: June 15 until October 31, 2022
  • Regular rate: November 1st, 2022 until January 31, 2023
  • Final Rate: February 1st until April 1st, 2023

Gold certified projects and products will become finalists, eligible for the Platinum Winner Awards (1 per category), the Grand Winner Awards (Top50 Quebec and International) and the Awards of the Year (1 per discipline), which will be announced during the Gala evenings, two exclusive events held in September in Quebec City and in Montreal in October 2023.adf-web-magazine-16th-grands-prix-du-design-awards-entry-1


The competition generates international recognition and promotion opportunities for all its partners, candidates, finalists, and laureates. The contest is a gateway to extensive coverage, prestige, and brand recognition, including opportunities to be published, reach new markets, and connect with a wide range of clients. Winners will receive a lifetime license to use and integrate the contest logo into their own communication tools. Each entry participant will benefit from visibility on the portal, an online content platform aimed at promoting excellence in design and architecture. All images of submitted projects and products as well as applicants’ firm  contact information will be added free of charge onto the GET INSPIRED search engine of the resourceful Web portal. Each certified and winning project and product will receive visibility and a page in the CERTIFICATIONS & AWARDS section of the GRANDS PRIX DU DESIGN website. Platinum, Grands Winners and Award of the Year winners will be published, bringing awarded project and product visibility to a broader audience. INTÉRIEURS is distributed, on the Web and in print, to a wide range of professionals, businesses, and potentials clients. A presence in this publication ensures lasting coverage and prestige to winners.adf-web-magazine-16th-grands-prix-du-design-awards-entry-3


Created in Montreal, UNESCO city of design, in 2007 and organized by PID Agency, the GRANDS PRIX DU DESIGN Awards celebrates the work of creators who enhance the quality of our lives and of the built environment, as well as the public and private clients who entrusted them with their needs. Fostering the notion of appreciation and promotion of a quality design, the contest ensures professional recognition and international visibility to its participants. After 15 editions reserved to professionals with a place of business in Québec, the contest opens entirely to the world as of 2020 and adds new disciplines complementary to design, architecture and landscape. All categories are now open to candidates from Québec, Canada and the world.