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Where does your trophy live?

Winning a DBA Design Effectiveness Award is something to shout about. We asked previous winners to show us where they display their awards, and why they are of such value to their business.

Proud of your Design Effectiveness Award win? We’d love to hear from you and see where you keep your trophy. Tweet us @dbahq and use #DEA2017.


pearlfisher dea trophy


“Our DBA Design Effectiveness Award wins are some of our proudest and are displayed front and centre behind our front desk where everyone can see them.”

Darren Foley, Managing Director at Pearlfisher

great dea trophyGREAT

“We were delighted by our success at the DBA Design Effectiveness Awards. To win the Grand Prix was a clear endorsement of the value taxpayers have gained from GREAT.”

Conrad Bird, GREAT Campaign Director, HM Government

wmh dba award dea trophy 2016Williams Murray Hamm

“Our Design Effectiveness Awards are the most potent evidence that our work works in the market.”

Richard Williams, Founder & Chairman, Williams Murray Hamm

dea trophy buster


“This is our 3rd Design Effectiveness Awards win for Buster, which we’re immensely proud of and it’s helped cement Buster’s position as a category game changer. We’ve got room in the cabinet for another though!”

Graham Burchell, Managing Director, Challs International

engine room dea trophy winnerThe Engine Room

“We are proud of our three Design Effectiveness Awards. They are testament to our commitment to instill design at the heart of business.”

Darren Evans, Design Director, The Engine Room

dea trophy absoluteAbsolute

“Winning a Design Effectiveness Award allows us to back up our comments on developing effective design that delivers ROI for our clients which is core to our existence! It sets us apart from our competitors and gives existing clients continued faith in us and new one’s confidence in what we say and do.”

Helen Stephens, Creative Director, Absolute

DBA Design Effectiveness Awards

Judged by business leaders and entered jointly by client and designer, the DBA Design Effectiveness Awards are both rigorous and authoritative. They celebrate the power of design to drive business success and provide compelling proof of why design is a sound commercial investment.

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