09 November 2020 Open for Submissions
15 January 2021
Submission Deadline
10 February 2021 Extended Submission Deadline
February – March 2021 Online Screening
End April – Early May 2021 Award-Winners Notification
June 2021  Second Screening (by jurors’ request)
September 2021  Award Ceremony


1. Product

Automobiles/mobility vehicles, home appliances, office and home furniture, office and housing fixtures, building technology, food & beverage, equipment/machines, ICT equipment, consumer goods, healthcare tools, fashion & textile

2. Architecture

Buildings, residential properties, office/industry spaces, retail/hospitality facilities, urban/landscape or other structures.

3. Interior Design

Internal space and decoration of buildings, residential properties, office/industry spaces, retail/hospitality facilities, shops/showrooms, installations or other structures.

4. Experience Design

Service innovations designed in a customer-centric way, all aspects of user experience interacting with products and services, the environment or facilities.

5. Digital Solutions

Apps/software, systems/service for public or professional use

6. Branding

Visual communication, logo, tagline, typography, website, film/video, corporate identity, media, publishing, advertising campaign, annual reports, signage, events, packaging

7. Sustainable Design

Any project that reduces or eliminates negative environmental impact through thoughtful designs and/or design processes. This concept can be applied across all design disciplines.

8. Special Category: Singapore Together

It is created in partnership with Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY)’s SG Together* movement to celebrate the ingenuity of creative and collaborative solutions that build a stronger Singapore. This concept can be applied across all fields of design.

*while the project submitted must be in the Singapore context, the idea/principle can be applied to contexts outside of Singapore


Each submission is required to follow through the award process and no withdrawal is allowed after submissions are closed.

Submission phase
Early bird (1-for-1 9 Nov 2020 – 15 Jan 2021)
Regular (16 Jan 2021 – 10 Feb 2021)
SMEs (Single entry)
Submission fee / SGD

*As a relief for COVID-19, we are extending a special rate for the stipulated period (9 Nov 2020 – 15 Jan 2021). Simply submit 2 entries for SG Mark 2021 and the second one is free of charge!

**Applicable for Small Medium Enterprises with annual sales turnover of $3M and below.

Award-Winner Type
DBCS Member
Non-DBCS Member
Package fee for each awarded project/ SGD
Award-Winner Type
DBCS Member
Non-DBCS Member
Package fee for each awarded project/ SGD

For more information about joining DBCS Membership, please visit https://www.dbcsingapore.org/why-join-us/


Submission Information

The following materials should be submitted via our online awards portal:

  • Project description (150-250 words)
  • Project Summary (max. 80 words; This will be used on our website, exhibition panels and/or other marketing collaterals.)
  • Write-up based on each evaluation criteria (max. 100 words each)
  • Contact details of designer company and client company (if applicable)
  • 3-5 hi-res images

Terms & Conditions

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