The Drum Design Awards celebrate and recognise great design being produced by agencies globally and give you an opportunity to see your best design work rewarded.

Winning one of these awards would guarantee you a huge profile. The event is part of The Drum, one of the largest marketing platforms in the world. That is why if you win, the everyone will know about it.

The million-plus unique readers who consume The Drum every month are hungry for award information which gives them insights into best practice, the best companies and the best people.

That is why amazing agencies and brands like WWF, Clarks, Grey London, Johnnie Walker, Studio Sutherl&, Love and Magpie Studio compete.

It’s simple. By rewarding agencies and brands who are producing exciting and innovative work, you not only get the recognition you deserve, but also helps to win new business. It positions winners as the best and most exciting places to work, helping you retain and attract top talent.

The awards are open globally to all design consultancies, advertising agencies, digital agencies, creative agencies, media owners, in house teams, freelancers or clients who work within the design discipline.

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We have introduced an early bird special, if you get your entries in before 19 December 2018, you will receive a discounted rate.

Quite literally, The Design Awards was the night of heavy metal as we unveiled our brand-new trophy design. These new awards were handed out at the ceremony on 7 June 2018 at the Emirates Stadium in London.

This year's top accolade, the Grand Prix, was won by two outstanding campaigns. The judges were so torn, they agreed that Clarks in House Design Group and WWF-UK, All Mighty Pictures, Time Based Arts were both truly worthy.

The Chairman's Award was won by Magpie Studio. Bandido Coffee Co. is an independent Californian coffee brand and channelling the counterculture spirit, it seeks to buck the system of larger coffee corporates. Magpie Studio succeeded in creating a Brand Identity reflecting exactly this.

As for the new trophy design, London design firm, NB Studio, collaborated with The Drum. “You own the word ‘drum’. You own the image in my mind when you say the word ‘drum’. This is the idea you have to run with”, NB co-founder Nick Finney said.

We hope you agree the trophy underpins the ethos of what The Drum Design Awards really stands for.

View the full results here and entries will be open in October for 2019 and you can register your interest now