Nominated projects are examined by a review panel comprising five international experts, at least three of whom are practicing designers, and representing a minimum of two different global regions.


Read the Eligibility Criteria and the Evaluation Criteria and understand the different stages of the World Design Impact Prize 2015-2016 cycle.


Interested in socially focused and humanitarian design? Click through to find out more about the nominated projects that aim to create a positive impact in the world, including the six shortlisted projects that were announced in October.


The World Design Impact Prize recognises and encourages industrial design driven projects that benefit society and reflect the expanded field of industrial design. Find out more!