GDC Award runs every other year to praise and recommend the best designs with an aim to encourage creative designers since its foundation in 1992. Attracting designers from all over the world, GDC developed from “a top design award among Chinese designers” to “one of the most important global design awards”.
A total of 33 internationally renowned designers from countries including China, the U.S., Germany and Singapore reviewed the submitted works. In the professional group, 13 gold, 25 silver and 42 bronze medals were awarded. In the student group, four gold, 20 silver, 28 bronze and 28 jury medals were given. Winning designers came from China, Japan and France, among others.