The world’s first circular kindergarten, a digital notification system for people with a stoma, and a urinal that creates better toilet conditions for women are among the winners of this year’s Danish Design Award.

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Denmark’s national design award, the Danish Design Award, was presented today at a large award ceremony at Industriens Hus.

The Danish Design Award celebrates the effect and value of design, pays tribute to companies and designers across the country, and demonstrates the impact their solutions have on the industry, society, and everyday life. Among the many categories of the award are design solutions that create jobs, save resources, or improve health.

Read more about this year’s winners and finalists here.

The winners of Danish Design Award 2022:

Better learning

Feel Good Product

Feel Good Furniture

Healthy Life

Message Understood

Liveable Cities

Outstanding Service

Visionary Concepts

Save Resources

Game Changer

Young Talent

Special awards


People’s Choice


Employment Growth 

Design that matters 

The Danish Design Award is carried out in collaboration between the Danish Design Center and the industry organization Design denmark.

Christina Melander, program manager for the Danish Design Award and program manager at the Danish Design Center:

“I look forward to seeing the difference design makes. Once again, we see fantastic designers, companies, and organizations, each with their inspiring solutions that help strengthen Denmark’s position as a design nation. Design solutions that span a broad range of categories, but all share the goal of inspiring a better, liveable, and more sustainable future.”

Henrik Lübker, CEO, Design denmark:

“It is fantastic to see the scope and the great generosity in this year’s design solutions. The Danish Design Award writes history every year, but in a way that points towards the future. Winners and finalists truly manage to build bridges between the great Danish cultural heritage of the past in design and the transformation of how humans think about and perceive the world around them.”

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