The MUSE Design Awards is an esteemed international competition that honors and celebrates excellent and original design work globally. Established by the International Awards Associate (IAA) in 2015, the awards aim to recognize outstanding innovators across various design disciplines including Architecture, Interior, Product, Landscape, Lighting, Furniture, and Fashion Design.

Mission and Goals

The MUSE Design Awards strive to push the boundaries of what is possible in design, inspiring others to elevate industry standards. The awards provide unparalleled exposure for winners, highlighting their market-leading position and expertise.

2024 Theme: Shaping Legacies

This year’s theme emphasizes the intentional crafting of legacies through art, innovation, and imagination. The awards celebrate those committed to excellence and making a lasting impact, lighting the way for future generations.


The MUSE Design Awards recognize excellence in ten programs: Architectural Design, Interior Design, Product Design, Fashion Design, Transportation Design, Packaging Design, Furniture Design, Conceptual Design, Lighting Design, and Landscape Design.


The competition is open worldwide to:

  • Advertising Agencies
  • Architects
  • Builders
  • Brand / Business Owners
  • Car Designers
  • Creative Boutiques
  • Design Firms
  • Engineers
  • Fashion Designers
  • Freelance Professionals
  • Furniture Designers
  • Graphic Designers
  • In-house Marketing Teams
  • Interactive Agencies
  • Interior Designers
  • Landscape Designers
  • Product Designers
  • Students
  • Anyone aged 18 and above

Submission Requirements

  • Entries must be produced within the last five calendar years up through the final deadline.
  • Submissions must be as published or implemented and may not be modified for the competition.
  • Proof of initial production and/or publication date may be requested.
  • Entries incorrectly classified may be re-categorized.

Entry Brief

Keep your synopsis to approximately 350 words, elaborating on the creativity and originality of your project. This should provide the jury with a better understanding of your work.

Image Submission

  • Images must be in flattened JPEG or JPG format.
  • Maximum size: 4MB, 1,200px wide, 300dpi, RGB.

Entry Deadlines & Fees

  • Early Bird: Apr 12 – May 16, 2024 ($199)
  • Regular: May 17 – Jun 13, 2024 ($209)
  • Final: Jun 14 – Jul 11, 2024 ($229)
  • Final Ext: Jul 12 – Aug 15, 2024 ($239)
  • Last Minute: Aug 16 – Sep 26, 2024 ($239)

Judging and Evaluation

  • Judging is blind to prevent bias.
  • Judges are senior-level professionals including designers, art directors, architects, fashion designers, interior designers, product designers, educators, and marketers.
  • Scores are based on Creativity, Content, Innovation, Quality, and Overall Impression.

Results and Prizes

Winners will be announced on October 14, 2024. Awards include:

  • Design of the Year: Limited-edition trophy and certificate.
  • Platinum and Gold Winners: Featured on MUSE Design Awards’ site and social media, professionally designed logos, and certificates.

Call for Entries

The 2024 MUSE Design Awards Season 2 is now open for entries. Join the competition to shape your legacy and gain recognition for your innovative design work.

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