2024 “Shanghai Design 100+” Award // Call

Posted on: 16. April 2024

Shanghai joined UNESCO Creative Cities Network as the “City of Design” in 2010, since then, Shanghai has been committed to place creativity and design as strategic transversal enabler for empowering industries, creating better life, improving urban service, and pioneering the future.Initiated by the Shanghai Municipal Government, special supported by UNESCO, the “Shanghai Design 100+” Award is now open for the international call for showcasing outstanding design works and creativities, promoting international exchanges and collaborations.International Design companies, studios and individual designers are warmly welcomed to participate and illustrate the excellent design of all fields without any application fee.



  • Participants: International Company/Studio/Institution/Designer
  • Category: Product, Fashion, Architecture/Space, Digital/Multimedia, Service/Brand, Visual, Concept Required Materials:    Information form, images, video



  • How to submit

1.Through the official website entrance link


2.Email to: info@creativecity.sh.cn

  Application form


The final “Shanghai Design 100+”award will be made by a team of domestic and international experts by viewing and judging the application contents and with the considerations of public voting.

  1. 300 projects will be shortlisted, among which 100 projects will be selected.
  2. Three Grand Prizes will be awarded, totaling 2 million RMB as follows:
  • AI Innovation Design Award:

Products deeply utilize AI-assisted design, RMB500,000 AI design tools, RMB 500,000.

  • Green and Sustainable Design Award:

All design categories, RMB 500,000.

  • Cultural and Creative Design Award:

All design categories, RMB 500,000. (In case of ties, the prize money will be shared.)


Those who is selected for the “Shanghai Design 100+” and Grand Prize will:

  • Receive certificate of honor and trophy designed by world-renowned designers;
  • Opportunities for participation the exhibition at World Design Cities Conference September 2024;
  • Authorized to use the “Shanghai Design 100+” logo for the selected design works;
  • Promotion by official release and public medias and top Chinese social medias
  • With prioritized service and coordination for works with industrialization and commercial needs.
  • Other supports from Shanghai Municipal Government also be available to meet the specific requirements by case.



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