Are you a design newcomer?

We take you to Milan!

The international competition one&twenty is aimed at you! Design students and graduates! Talents and newcomers! With innovative product and project ideas in the field of product design and lifestyle you are part of it. Participation in the competition is free of charge. 21 products and product ideas will be awarded, which benefit from worldwide visibility, comprehensive marketing measures and our international network.

Take the opportunity to show your vision to the Who is Who of the design scene and get to know renowned designers and companies in our international network. Present yourselves!


What the German Design Council offers you!

The German Design Council Foundation has been operating since 1953 as one of the world’s leading centers of expertise in communication and knowledge transfer within design, branding and innovation. With the one&twenty competition, it offers design students and graduates a platform to present themselves effectively to the public. The top-class jury from the fields of business and design selects 21 designers whose work is presented to an international audience. As a winner, you will travel to the Milan Design Week 2024 and the German Design Council has a lot to offer you: Participation in the one&twenty exhibition, coverage of travel costs and accommodation, the opportunity to make contacts on site, as well as presentation in the press and social media channels of the German Design Council.

Download the announcement 2024

one&twenty: Best of Best 2023

Call for Entries

22 November 2023 to 18 January 2024

Jury session

February 2024

Announcement of the Shortlist

5 March 2024

Announcement of the Winners

19 March 2024

Announcement of Best of Best

15 April 2024

Exhibition opening

15 April 2024

Winner 2022


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Jury members 2023

Eva Marguerre, Marcel Besau

Studio Besau-Marguerre

Nina Bruun

Nina Bruun Design Studio

Uli Budde

Uli Budde


Mathias Hahn

Mathias Hahn Design Studio
Germany, United Kingdom

Philipp Mainzer


Nils Holger Moormann

Nils Holger Moormann

Nils Holger Moormann GmbH

Daniera ter Haar, Christoph Brach

Raw Color
The Netherlands

Hanne Willmann

Studio Hanne Willmann

Chen Min

Chen Min Office

Yoko Choy

China Editor at Wallpaper* magazine & Co-founder at Collective Contemporist

Media partner

We would like to thank our media partners

Main media partner of this year's one&twenty is Designboom. Designboom is an international web magazine covering industrial design, architecture and art. It was founded in 1999 and is based in Milan.

ndion is the media partner of one&twenty 2024. ndion is the content platform of the German Design Council, which has been committed to the economic, cultural and social relevance of design, brand and innovation since its foundation in 1953.