EDIDA India 2023: Call for entries—the country’s top product design honour is now live for this year!
JUL 20, 2023 | By Team ELLE DECOR India
ELLE DECOR India is now inviting entries for the country’s top product design honour — 22nd edition of EDIDA India 2023,with title sponsor ICA Italian Wood Finishes in association with Sunil Sethi Design Alliance (SSDA) and in strategic partnerships with Miele and Innovative Lighting Designs Ltd (ILDL).
So put on those creative hats, sort through your inventory and share your coolest, most innovative creations for home decor.
DEADLINE NOW EXTENDED: 30th September 2023
EDIDA AT A GLANCE
The domestic version, EDIDA India, is currently in its 22nd year. Felicitating creations across 15 categories, the awards ceremony finds action in Mumbai, revealing the best of Indian designers for the year.
Incepted in 2003, EDIDA (ELLE DECO INTERNATIONAL DESIGN AWARD) is the most coveted product design award in the world. EDIDA India prides itself in recognising and giving impetus to local brands that make in India, and provides a global platform to the winners.
Winners of our local awards are automatically nominated for the international EDIDA, where all 25 Editors-in-Chief of the ELLE DECOR and ELLE Decoration network join forces to bring out the very best in design. The international awards event takes place during Salone del Mobile and is also presented live on ELLE DECOR India’s digital platforms.
EDIDA India’s triumphing legacy is graced by the likes of designers Akshat Bhatt, Shantanu Garg, Puru Das, Brian DeMuro, Ashiesh Shah, Mangesh Lungare, Ayush Kasliwal, Saba Kapoor, Vritima Wadhwa and more.
Scout through the various categories of EDIDA India 2023 and select the one that best resonates with your products! sharing your designs with the world has never been easier.
EDIDA INDIA: THE AWARD CATEGORIES
To be considered for the international shortlist, winning an EDIDA India is a definite precursor. Let’s help you get acquainted with each of these categories:
Designer of the Year
The winner of this category receives a special showcase for their exceptional portfolio of work at India Design ID and a chance to engage with the finest of the architectural and design fraternity.
Interior Designer of the Year
Awe-inspiring concepts for residential and commercial spaces that we’d love to call our own.
Sustainable Achievement – new on the block
Although a recently added, category but the conversation on being kind to the planet in the process of creating products is paramount. This is for all the true-blue achievers of sustainability!
Fixtures and fittings that delight with their features.
Furniture or furnishings that are borrowed straight out of our dreams.
Prints, weaves, embroideries and other techniques that entice us.
Raise the bar with earthy ceramic, royal granite or playful terrazzo.
Pieces that help define a space’s design vocabulary.
Utensils and appliances that reinvent your culinary dreams.
Lamps and illuminators that dazzle with their brilliance.
Take a seat! Pieces that maintain the function of seating pieces yet redefine the aesthetic and design with a touch of creativity.
Student of the Year
We recognise budding potential when we see it, and design schools are a great place to find emerging talent. So if you have what it takes, submit your best projects and you just might win a scholarship to Istituto Marangoni.
Crockery, serve-ware and cutlery that ensure you dine in style.
Wall finishes and coverings
Textured surfaces that engulf you with their spectacular palettes and patterns.
For the young hearted and design-spirited under 40, this is your time to come forth and shine. Send us a portfolio of your best product designs that define and distinguish your creative style.
Whether you’re a seasoned architect, interior or product designer, young and upcoming creative, a design house, a brand that collaborates with designers, or even a student, EDIDA India awards are for you!
Send in your submissions by filling up the participation form available here: EDIDA 2023 form
EDIDA INDIA x SUNIL SETHI DESIGN ALLIANCE
Sunil Sethi and his venture Sunil Sethi Design Alliance have supported EDIDA India for the better part of the decade. The brand’s values of recognising top talents and ingenious creations is in sync with that of EDIDA India, making it a truly valuable association. Indeed, Sunil Sethi Design Alliance has also been crafting fabulous trophies for EDIDA India winners for years now!
EDIDA INDIA: OVER THE YEARS
ELLE DECOR India has chosen one fantastic venue after another to hold the prestigious EDIDA India awards. Some of our favourites include the ones held at the enigmatic Liberty cinema, Royal Opera House, the Convocation Hall of Mumbai University, Mukesh Textile Mill and the spectacular Soho House, Juhu to name just a few.
In the past, our winners have had unique opportunities to hone and showcase their talent globally—Istituto Marangoni has offered a scholarship at its Milan campus to previous Student of the Year awardees; and Ambiente Frankfurt has presented the previous winners of the Young Talent award to showcase at the fair in Germany!
Each of these have imprinted memories of a lifetime for all attendees and winners alike, from the design and architecture fraternity who gather at one location to network and applaud good design!
We’ve also had a host of special guests and awardees including Anavila Mishra, Akanksha Deo Sharma, Ayush Kasliwal, Bobby Agarwal, Hafeez Contractor, Niranjan Hiranandani, Pinakin Patel. Prem Nath, Niranjan Hiranandani, Sussanne Khan and Vaishali Shadungale in the recent past, among many more.