We cordially invite you to the 17th award ceremony and exhibition of the “Cologne Design Prize 2023”.

Once again, graduates from various design colleges in Cologne will present their final projects to a jury of experts. The winners of this year’s jury will be announced at the award ceremony on 23 November starting at 7pm at the MAKK. In addition, all of the nominees’ works will be presented in an exhibition at the MAKK.


Award ceremony

23 November at 7 pm at the MAKK (Museum of Applied Arts)

Exhibition at the MAKK

24.11. – 03.12.2022 during regular opening hours.

Admission is free.

Every year, the Cologne Design Award honours the best and most innovative graduation projects by graduates of Cologne design colleges. The prize is intended as a contribution to the promotion of young talent and the further development of Cologne’s profile as a design centre of international importance.

We look forward to seeing you!

For detailed opening hours and more information please go to: Kölner Design Preis


Participating universities


Ecosign ­ Akademie für Gestaltung

Internationale Filmschule Köln

Kunsthochschule für Medien

Macromedia Campus Köln

Rheinische Fachhochschule Köln




  • Address An der Rechtschule
  • City Cologne
  • Post Code 50667

Date 23. November 2023 - 4. December 2023

Time 7:00 pm - 5:00 pm