Best Client Award open for submissions
May 2 2016
Dutch Design Awards (DDA) has opened registrations for the Best Client Award, a prize that rewards the design industry for good commissioning. Clients, project leaders and designers who wish to compete for this recognition can register through the DDA website until 21 June 2016. The presentation will take place on Saturday 29 October during Dutch Design Week.
With this prize, the DDA gives recognition to the added (im)material value of design for companies, organisations and institutions. The Best Client Award is awarded annually to an organisation that is a fine example of good, strategic and successful cooperation with designers. Clients, project leaders and designers can register online until 15 June at www.dutchdesignawards.nl/submit. Following the payment of the once-only registration fee (€ 150 excl. VAT), the registration becomes official and is processed.
All submissions will be evaluated by a jury of experts. This year comprising Pieter Aarts (Design Management Netwerk), Rita van Hattum (BNO), Roel Stavorinus (Metroel), Adjan Kodde (Mirabeau) and Mark van Iterson (Heineken). Important criteria are the level of professionalism, strategy, consistency and impact. The Best Client Award was previously awarded to Eindhoven365 (2015), the zoo Natura Artis Magistra (2014) and construction company Heijmans (2013).