German Federal Ecodesign Award

Call for tender 2020

Companies, students and lateral thinkers are once again called upon to apply with innovative services, concepts and products for the Federal Government's highest award for ecological design.

Applications are accepted until 6 April 2020.

UX Design Awards 2020

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From now until 15 April, companies, agencies, UX professionals and young designers worldwide can submit their experience solutions for the #UXDA20.

Two new categories – “New Talent” and “Vision” – complement the UX competition this year.

Transforming People & Places

Successful Start of the new event series

The kick-off event of the new event series took place at the end of November. Jointly initiated by IDZ and our corporate member, the Berlin creative agency Archimedes Exhibitions, the series creates a space for exchange and discussion between designers and the residents of our city.

We are very much looking forward to the continuation!


Call for Entries

The UX Design Awards 2020 are launched!


German Federal Ecodesign Award 2019

The German Federal Ecodesign Award 2019 has been launched! ...

UX Design Awards

Global Competition

German Federal Ecodesign Award

EcoDesign Circle

Capacity Building

Berlin Poland

B2B Network

UX Design #LIVE


Purus Innovation Award

Ecodesign for SME


Design Discourse

Panel Talks

International Design Forum

Design Excursion

Field Trips

Berlin Showroom

Design Promotion




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Sustainable Design

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About IDZ

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50 Years IDZ

Design in Focus

As part of the IDZ's 50th anniversary, students of the Industrial Design and Communication Design courses at the HTW Berlin interviewed designers, scientists and entrepreneurs on the current role of design and their vision for its future.