In 2019 Takis Samartzis is awarded the IRON A DESIGN AWARD & COMPETITION TROPHY for the design of the 12 meter boat COSMIC39 in the category YACHT & MARINE VESSELS DESIGN. Among thousands of participants and having to face designs and projects super yachts impressed the judges with the original design, aesthetics and innovations of the boat.

What is A DESIGN AWARD COMPETITION and the Design Award The A’Design Award and Competition is for designers, innovators and companies that want to stand out to attract the attention of the media, publishers and buyers.


In a world where millions of products and designs are released each year, the award was born out of a desire to highlight the best designs and well-designed products. The award-winning products and designs are presented to the international public through the Gala Night and Exhibition A ‘Design Award in Italy and are announced to all relevant types around the world.


The competition provides extensive and intense publicity for award-winning designs, is considered a quality and high-performance alternative to any ad you run provided you have a good design that could win the award.


The A ‘Design Award & Competition was developed after a scientific research based on a previous analysis of thousands of other design competitions, as well as ethnographic research and research by over five hundred designers and brands participating in design competitions.


The mission of the A ‘award and competition is to provide a fair, ethical and competitive platform for companies, designers and innovators from all design fields with different levels of experience, different industries and market focus to compete, providing them with a global audience. to show off their success and talents. A ‘DESIGN AWARD & COMPETITION aims to act as a Means to bring together designers, companies and the press.

Highlight, Advertise, and Support Good Design, Design-Oriented Designers and Companies. A DESIGN AWARD & COMPETITION aims to draw the attention of the press, interactive media, design critics, distributors and buyers to the award winner.


With a database of tens of thousands of press contacts, the competition aims to highlight existing products and designs developed with good design taste, our goal is to increase the publicity of good products and good designs, to provide designers and companies a strong excuse to shout that they have a good product, good design. The A’Design Award is a great opportunity for designers to make a leap in their careers, as the A’Design Award offers winners extensive marketing services to leverage the success of the award. The winning designs are also on display in Italy through the temporary MOOD: Museum of Design. The winners of the award will have extensive press appearances, preparation and distribution of press releases. The A’Design contest demands no extra money from the winners and aggressively seeks out media opportunities for the winning designs for free.


The A ‘Design Award stands out from any other design competition, design competition and award in various aspects: The following adjectives are how we define ourselves: Collaborative, Innovative, Smart, Fair, Scientific, Thoughtful, Fantastic, Beneficial, Charitable.


The results are always published first to designers, there will be a period for both companies and designers to obtain production rights and patents worldwide, a period of four months to apply for protection. Designers also receive help and support from the A ‘Design Award for submission and implementation to protect their designs. The winning designs will be on display at our Gallery and Museum in Italy. Winners can use A ‘DESIGN AWARD & COMPETITION, use free badges and stickers to further emphasize that their products and designs have been evaluated by a respected organization and that their products have been described as great designs.


The award is organized by OMC Design Studios SRL and its spinoffs. The A ‘Design Award won the support of the following institutions: Como Department of Culture, The Office of European Design Associations


The ‘Design Award Trophy is unique and is implemented in 3D Metal Printing, as it can not be done with any other traditional technology


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