We established a system to reward outstanding product design with the goal of promoting a nation-wide emphasis on “good product design,” and implemented a professional selection process to encourage manufacturers to develop and design new products.
In an unprecedented move, when we decided to retool the name, logo, and slogan of the outstanding product design award, we opened up the selection process to involve the public in the movement to recognize and appreciate good product design.
Since 2005, participants who were granted the right to use GD-Mark have been able to submit entries to the National Design Award.
A simple, easy-to-understand and easy-to-remember title with a global orientation—via an open name selection process followed by an open voting and discussions by a panel of experts in a campaign to turn the Golden Pin into a world-class design award.
Elevated the stature of Chinese design. During the first year that our call for projects included those from abroad, we emphasized design quality and recognized outstanding performance among independent designers and professionals in the design industry, providing an opportunity for the global market to experience their design strengths.
ABOUT Golden Pin Design Award
An Award to Champion Huaren Design
The Golden Pin Design Award recognizes commercial products and projects entered by design teams and industry professionals. Each year, through a rigorous and impartial judging process led by industry experts, over one hundred products and projects are selected to receive the coveted Design Mark certificate in recognition of outstanding design. A small selection of the Design Mark recipients are then chosen to receive the Best Design trophy. The Golden Pin Design Award certificate and trophy is an influential signifier of quality in design.
ABOUT Golden Pin Concept Design Award
Leaders of Emerging Global Design Trends
The Golden Pin Concept Design Award invites products and projects that have not yet entered production or are not yet on the market. The winners of the annual award are granted the right to use the coveted Design Mark. The Best Design winner receives a certificate, award trophy, and a cash prize. The Golden Pin Concept Design Award gathers together innovative design concepts from all around the globe, and creates a platform for future innovation in design.
ABOUT Young Pin Design Award
The Foremost Award for Design Students in Taiwan
The Young Pin Design Award is the official award of the Young Designers’ Exhibition (YODEX), the largest student design exhibition in the world. It is awarded to Taiwanese college and university graduates in the field of design. Best Design winners are awarded a certificate and cash prize at the award ceremony during YODEX. Together with the Golden Pin Design Award, the Young Pin Design Award seeks to support up-and-coming designers, showcasing Taiwan’s design talent.