It's Worth Coming
Together To Celebrate
What Design Has Achieved
For Business

'The return on investment is stunning.' Maggie Hodgetts, Waitrose
'The holy trinity of great design.' Ian Oxley, National Trust
'Lives saved - design at its best.' Jeremy Lindley, Diageo

Judged by business leaders and entered jointly by client and designer, the DBA Design Effectiveness Awards are both rigorous and authoritative. They celebrate the power of design to drive business success and provide compelling proof of why design is a sound commercial investment.

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Grand Prix

B&B were tasked by Urban Fresh Foods with creating a family-focused dried fruit brand. BEAR has become the fastest growing brand in healthy snacking with sales growth from £0 to £6.4m in 3 years.

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Photo Gallery

See the glamourous winners collecting their trophies at the Design Effectiveness Awards ceremony on 13 February 2014.

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Great creative, business changing results. We can help find the right agency to deliver great creative and business results. Visit the DBA Directory.

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About the awards

The DBA Design Effectiveness Awards recognise the return on investment that a coherent, well-thought-out and professionally exectued design strategy can achieve.