The Partners

Supported by leading companies


DesignWanted Award - PepsiCo logo

PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo generated more than $67 billion in net revenue in 2019, driven by a complementary food and beverage portfolio that includes Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker, and Tropicana. PepsiCo’s product portfolio includes a wide range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including 23 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales.

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DesignTech Logo - DesignWanted Award

DesignTech is the innovation hub empowering companies that represent excellence in the design sector, innovative startups and designers, to build new business ventures and forward-looking solutions designed to address the critical challenges represented by the future of cities and the human environment. The hub provides the resources to support the development and rapid prototyping of new solutions, systems and ventures at the intersection of design and technology in the furniture, construction, architecture and real estate sectors.

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Shin Software Logo - DesignWanted Award

Shin Software was founded in 2011 with the aim to bring the expressive, communicative and emotional power of videogames’ 3D graphics into the business world. The outcome of this initiative is SHOWin3D, an advanced content management and application building platform able to replicate any product, process or environment with a perfect match between aesthetics and functionality.

The cloud architecture used to store and distribute the contents and the powerful and elastic ruled-based engine capable of generating and managing millions of data-driven real-time 3D configurations, make of SHOWin3D a cutting-edge asset in the tool-box of the next-generation marketing & sales department.

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Boston Design Week - Logo

Boston Design Week seeks to increase public awareness and appreciation of all aspects of design, foster recognition of the vital role design plays in our lives, and bring new audiences to a wide array of design industries and organizations. The vision is to encourage the public to explore all aspects of design. This 12-day design festival offers renowned guest speakers, panel discussions, exhibitions, and more hosted by design-oriented businesses, universities, museums, non-profit organizations, and professional societies. Most events are free of charge with registration, and all events must be open to the public.

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Design Month Graz condenses the energy of the local creative industries within one month, makes them visible to the outside world and thus makes a central contribution to anchoring the creative industries in people’s minds since 2009. Creative Industries Styria coordinates and organizes the event. Numerous local partners are also involved in Design Month Graz. Design Month functions as an umbrella brand and gathers the individual activities under a unified appearance without jeopardizing their independence.

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Design Week Mexico _ logo black

Design Week Mexico is an organization that promotes and contributes to the local design scene. Every year through its programming, it encourages analysis and reflection on local challenges with global relevance from the design perspective. The event is held by México Territorio Creativo (MXTC), a Mexican non-governmental and non-profit organization that brings together and promotes creative production through a local and international network. MXTC promotes the work of contemporary creators and their intersection with different disciplines, such as architects, designers, artists and artisans, celebrating all facets of the creative process. Share and empower socially responsible design as an agent of economic, social and cultural change that improves the quality of life by promoting innovation and healthy competition.

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Gazeta do Povo - HAUS logo

HAUS is a Brazilian platform dedicated to cover design, architecture and decoration. Launched in 2015, the brand is a publication of the newspaper Gazeta do Povo and is present in the main and most important national and international coverages of the sector, such as the Milan Design Week, Cersaie, Expo Revestir and DW! Design Weekend. Our purpose is to publicize and educate the Brazilian public about the best and most innovative products created by the sector in Brazil and in the rest of the world.

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Hong Kong Design Centre _ logo black

Hong Kong Design Centre is a non-governmental organisation, and was founded in 2001 as a strategic partner of the HKSAR Government in establishing Hong Kong as an international centre of design excellence in Asia. Their public mission is to promote wider and strategic use of design and design thinking to create business value and improve societal well-being.

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New Designers _ Logo Black

Founded in 1985, New Designers is the largest graduate showcase in the UK that fosters learning, creative exchange, and collaboration. The event encompasses multiple design disciplines, including art, ceramics, fashion, furniture design, graphic design, jewellery design, product design, textiles, and digital arts. Design graduates from across these disciplines showcase their work and connect with businesses and buyers that are looking to source the most innovative craft and design.

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Object Rotterdam _ Logo x DesignWanted Award

OBJECT is a unique pop-up platform for design labels as well as limited editions and one-offs from established and upcoming designers. Working in different design disciplines and with various materials. OBJECT is thé place where the cutting edge between design, crafts, fashion, architecture and art becomes evident and it is a must see for people interested in interior, designlovers, art professionals and collectors. Every year OBJECT occupies an iconic building in or around Rotterdam, the designers are present for a personal meet and greet.

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