celebrating excellence

The 2018 IDEA Ceremony & Gala sponsored by Samsung
Sept. 19, 2018 | National WWII Museum, New Orleans

Gold, Silver and Bronze International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) winners from around the world attended the IDEA Ceremony on Sept. 19 at the beautiful National WWII Museum in New Orleans, LA. Awardees and International Design Conference (IDC) goers dressed to impress and waited with anticipation as the winners of each category and the special awards were revealed.

From a field of nearly 1,900 entries, the jury chose 145 winners, 32 of which were Gold winners. The evening's guest speaker was Federico Casalegno, chief design & innovation officer at the new Samsung Design Innovation Center in San Francisco.

After the ceremony, winners and attendees networked and posed on the red carpet, sponsored by Autodesk Sketchbook.