CDA Design Awards

Creative Lanna

'New Local'

Reinvent and Tell Your Story

Awarded since 2012

Aim to promote innovation and creativity across a range of design categories

CDA Design Awards

CDA is supported by
Creative Lanna , Creative Chiang Mai, Science and Technology Park, Chiang Mai University and other partners in upper Northern provinces of Thailand which is included Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Lamphun, Lampang, Maehongson, Phayao, Phrae and Nan.

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CDA 2020 There are seven broad categories

Architecture, Interior Design and Shop/Retail Design (excl. Private Home)

Gifts & Decorative Items, Craft, Jewelry, Accessories and Furniture

Website, Games, Video Clips, Animation, Apps, Font and Character Design

Corporate Identity and Branding

Corporate Identity, Branding Logo & Manual and Festival Design

Packaging Design

Commercial Packaging, Food Containers & Utensils

Public Space, Community Service, Public Signage

New Face Designer

New face designers will be awarded by CDA for an outstanding product also interesting design



Submitted designs / products must meet two out of these three criteria.

Designed in Northern provinces 
(Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Lamphun, Lampang, Maehongson, Phayao, Phrae and Nan).

Created or made in Northern provinces.

Published, located or sold in Northern provinces

It is, for example, possible for national or international designs to be submitted if they were made by a local partner.

Products or designs must be available already.

Has a contemporary or modern design that represents a mix of local cultures with modern life.

Aiming to promote design works in creative Lanna area to public.

Selected designs will be benefiting from
  • Attend a workshop on further product development, marketing and etc. by experts.

  • An exhibit space at an exhibition during Chiang Mai Design Week 2020. Also including other exhibitions, online exhibitions, media 
and events.

  • Help to connect with DEmark award and Gmark award.
  • Advise from our advisors and judges.
  • PR support with national and international platforms.

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