Established in 1989, the DBA Design Effectiveness Awards celebrate and champion the integral role design plays in improving societies, enhancing people’s lives and delivering business success. They recognise impactful, wide-ranging examples of design that have had a tangible and measurable impact upon the challenges presented.
In a rapidly changing and increasingly demanding marketplace, design is a critical source of competitive advantage. Embedded within, and throughout a business, design can impact across the total enterprise transforming its fortunes and tangibly realising its strategic intent.
From measuring success to sharing excellence and best practice, we work to build universal confidence in design investment, and to enable thriving partnerships between those commissioning and managing design and the agencies delivering it.
Through our work, and with the powerful collective voice of our membership, the DBA is uniquely placed to drive design ever further up the agenda in business and government.
As the global leader on design effectiveness, we know that design delivers competitive advantage: it plays an integral role in improving societies, enhancing people’s lives and delivering business success.
We draw focus onto the capabilities and impact of design – it can enable smarter systems and processes, enhance customer service, drive job creation, deliver efficiencies, improve profitability and much more. We work with business and government to achieve a marketplace where design’s full potential is universally capitalised and we champion the vital role the sector plays in our nation’s competitiveness.
DBA Design Effectiveness Awards
Founded in 1989, the DBA Design Effectiveness Awards recognise impactful, wide-ranging examples of design that have had a tangible and measurable impact upon business and societal success. Judged by a broad range of business leaders and entered jointly by client and designer, the Awards draw focus onto design’s strategic and commercial value to business and society.
DBA Design Effectiveness Awards 2019 | shortlist
We are delighted to announce the 2019 shortlist of 59 winning entries below.
A third panel of judges, consisting of CEOs from FTSE100 and some of the UK’s leading brands, will meet in April to select the winner of the prestigious Grand Prix award. View the full list of judges here. Here’s more from Chairman of the judges, Clive Grinyer, on the awards themselves.
The shortlisted entries will find out if they have won Gold, Silver or Bronze at the award ceremony and dinner at the Royal Horticultural Halls on the 12thof June.
Book your tickets for the 2019 Design Effectiveness Awards here and find out what a difference design makes.
|Intel Corporation||2LK Design & Moving Brands||Intel at Mobile World Congress 2018|
|Moredun Research Institute/Wormvax||4c||Barbervax® Commercial Vaccine Production System|
|Shelter Scotland||999 Design||Campaign Identity and Chatbot|
|Warner Edwards Distillery||Biles Hendry||Warner Edwards Gin|
|AB World Foods||BrandOpus||Blue Dragon|
|Gloucester Rugby||Brond||Gloucester Rugby Rebrand|
|Anadolu EFES||Brown&co The Brand Collective||Bomonti Beer|
|Quorn Foods||Bulletproof||Quorn Redesign|
|SlimFast UK||Costen Creative||SlimFast Advanced Vitality|
|One Stop Stores||Cowan London||One Stop|
|GlaxoSmithKline||DCA Design International||Sensodyne Daily Care Toothbrush|
|Fourth Wave Wines||Denomination||Elephant in the Room|
|Diageo||Design Bridge||Gordon’s Gin|
|Diageo||Design Bridge||Smirnoff Red White and Blue|
|Jacobs Douwe Egberts||Design Bridge||Kenco|
|Jacobs Douwe Egberts||Design Bridge||L’Or|
|Mondelez||Design Bridge||Cadbury Heroes Advent Calendar|
|22 Street Lane Nursery||Elmwood||22 Street Lane Nursery|
|AND Digital||Elmwood||AND Digital Identity|
|The London Oil Refining
|Loterie Romande||Else||Loterie Romande Platform Redesign|
|I C Scandinavia||Free The Birds||Eleni & Chris Salon Signature Collection|
|Oettinger Davidoff AG||Free The Birds||Winston Churchill Cigars|
|The Govan Community Project||Good||The Govan Community Project|
|Freixenet||Hunt Hanson||Freixenet Prosecco|
|Barwood Capital||Kimpton Creative||Barwood Capital Identity|
|Edrington||Kinship Creative||Naked Grouse Rebrand|
|Covestro||Landor||Covestro: New Brand|
|Newby Teas||Lewis Moberly||Newby Classic Tea Collection|
|General Mills||LOVE||Häagen-Dazs Redesign|
|Lloyds Banking Group||M Worldwide||Lloyds Bank Manchester|
|The Primal Pantry||Midday||Branding for The Primal Pantry|
|Pharmaceutical Press||Modern Human||British National Formulary (BNF) App Design|
|Inspire, Culture, Learning and Libraries||New English Design||Beeston Library|
|General Mills||Pearlfisher||Oui by Yoplait|
|Meatsnacks Group||Pearlfisher||Cruga Biltong|
|Pearlfisher||Pearlfisher||The Pearlfisher Garden|
|Zana Morris||Pearlfisher||The Clock Gym|
|EE||Quinine||EE Showcase Store Design|
|Anglian Water||Spring||Anglian Water’s First Water Funfair|
|McVitie’s Cake Company||Springetts||McVitie’s Moments|
|World of Zing||Springetts||World of Zing|
|Eve Sleep||Studio Minerva||Eve Mattress|
|Berrywood Primary School||The Canopy Studio||Green Heroes|
|Paxman Coolers||The Engine Room||Paxman Scalp Cooling System|
|Lloyds Banking Group||The Honest Brand||Halifax Flagship, Oxford Street|
|Severfield||Thompson Brand Partners||Severfield Rebrand|
|Thirsty Planet||Thompson Brand Partners||Harrogate Water Brands|
|Autistica||William Joseph||Autistica Website Redevelopment|
|Third Space||Without||Third Space Rebrand|
|Harvey’s Brewery||WPA Pinfold||Harvey’s Rebrand|
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For full information about the DBA Design Effectiveness Awards, including winning case studies from 2018, please click here.