Selection criteria

PLEASE NOTE: Given the current circumstances regarding the coronavirus, online applications will apply to the Virtual DDW programme.

Submissions will be evaluated by the DDW selection committee. The DDW ambassadors fulfil an advisory role. Within four weeks, you will receive a response on your application.
Selection criteria

Submitted projects are assessed by the selection committee. Its task is to select projects that meet the following, determining, criteria:

  • The project is design related.
  • The project is contemporary (thought up, created or made in the period 2019-2020) and not previously on show at DDW.
  • The project is innovative and/or adds to existing ideas.
  • The project is well considered, thought through and ready for presentation.
  • The project is in both idea and execution original and distinctive, or experimental.

The selection committee encourages projects that stem from a cooperation between designers, commerce, experts, industry and/or knowledge institutes.