Athens (Greece) - The European Design Awards 2009 has been endorsed by Icograda
The European Design Awards, also known as the Ed-Awards, is a comprehensive annual awards organisation acknowledging the best of graphic design, illustration and multimedia design in Europe. The ED Awards 2009 will take place on 17 May, as part of the European Design Festival which will take place in Zürich, Switzerland.The call for submissions is now open and will close on 14 February 2009.
The jury, consisting of representatives from leading communication design magazines in Europe, will select the recipients for the 30 award categories, which are divided into seven groups and two overall prizes. The first is the Jury's Prize, which is awarded for the most exceptional piece of design in Europe during the previous year. All work awarded is automatically eligible for the Jury's Prize, regardless of whether it is successful in any of the main categories. The Agency of the Year Award is awarded to the agency with the most overall points. Any participating person or studio is eligible for this prize.