The INDEX:Award is the biggest design award in the world, with a total award sum of 500,000 euros, but this grand figure financed by the state of Denmark isn't the only aspect distinguishing the INDEX:Award from most other design Awards.


The INDEX:Award is also the main driver of INDEX:'s mission to generate more Design to Improve Life of higher quality all over the world. The award receives nominations from China to the United States, from Finland to South Africa, from Singapore to Jordan and from these nominations, the outstanding INDEX: international jury selects the best as finalists, and the very best as winners of the biennial award.


Each of the five winners represents one of the INDEX:Award categories “ Body, Home, Work, Play and Community“ that together span the spectrum of human activity and are relevant and understandable to people all over the world.