The Design Studies Award is made annually, jointly by the Design Research Society and Elsevier Science, the publishers of Design Studies, for the best paper published in the journal that year. It comprises a certificate and a prize of £500.
The criteria for the Award, in order of priority, are:
- contribution to the development of the field of design research
- originality of research or scholarship
- breadth of relevance
- clarity and style of presentation.
Votes for the Award are cast by the journal Editors and Officers of the DRS.
Click on 'DS Award Winners' on the left for a list of winners.