Welcome to the Sprudge Design Awards, a new global awards platform honoring the best in coffee design, with a focus on original packaging design, products, and coffee art. These awards champion truly outstanding work being done by creatives and coffee companies, bridging the gap between coffee and art.

We have been absolutely bowled over by the support and response to the First Annual Sprudge Design Awards, fielding worldwide entries through October 10th. This is your last weekend to submit for this year’s awards before we move on to voting and promotions in the month of October.

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Public submission are now open. Entry deadline is October 10, 2023. You can order your entries above—submission details will be delivered to your inbox once purchase is complete. Full details are available at the Sprudge Design Awards official website, including entry information and what to expect as we move towards our first round of semi-finalists in the 2023 SDAs. Public voting opens in October, and winners in each category will be announced in early November.

Categories include:

Outstanding Packaging — Whole Bean This award honors outstanding design in the field of whole-bean coffee. Considerations include original label art, descriptive text, and physical presentation.
Outstanding Packaging — Ready To Drink This award honors outstanding design in the field of ready-to-drink coffee products, including canned and bottled cold brew and coffee beer. Considerations include original label art, descriptive text, and physical presentation.
Outstanding Packaging — Food This award honors outstanding design that fuses coffee and food. Any food product that includes coffee as a featured ingredient is eligible. Considerations include original branding, descriptive text, and physical presentation.
Outstanding Packaging — Seasonal or Limited Edition Design  This award honors outstanding design for any seasonal or limited edition coffee product, including holiday blends, limited edition seasonal offerings, or other featured small production designs.
Outstanding Design Achievement — Vessels This award honors outstanding design of coffee mugs, travel tumblers, demitasse, or any form of vessel out of which coffee can be served. Vessels must be available for purchase, used in a cafe, or otherwise offered for public use.
Outstanding Design Achievement — Goods and Garments This award honors outstanding design pertaining to promotional goods in the coffee industry. T-shirts, hats, pennants, coasters, aprons, socks, writing implements, spoons, charms, or any other form of merchandise designed to promote and support the enjoyment of coffee is eligible for consideration.
Outstanding Design Achievement — Print Materials  This award honors outstanding design pertaining to print materials. Printed menus, posters, one-sheets, handbooks, zines, magazines, flyers, and other forms of printed material are eligible for consideration.
Outstanding Design Achievement — Event Exhibition This award honors outstanding design related to physical event exhibitions. This includes trade show booth design, pop-up cafe design, curated coffee service at special events, limited edition event appearances, live guerilla coffee theater and all other forms of coffee event exhibition.
Outstanding Design Achievement — Commercial Product This award honors outstanding design related to commercial products. This includes packaging for alternative milks, traditional milks, sauces and syrups, water treatment and cleaning products, and other forms of commercial products that serve the field of coffee.
Outstanding Social Media This award honors coffee companies exhibiting outstanding curation and attention to design detail in the field of social media. All major social media platforms are eligible. Coffee roasters, cafes, coffee product manufacturers, equipment manufacturers, and coffee industry purveyors are eligible for consideration.
Outstanding E-Commerce/Web Site  This award honors coffee companies exhibiting outstanding curation and attention to design detail on their websites or e-commerce platforms. Coffee roasters, cafes, coffee product manufacturers, equipment manufacturers, and coffee industry purveyors are eligible for consideration.
Outstanding Design Agency This award honors outstanding design and artistic contributions of an independent design agency to the field of coffee design. Any genre of coffee product is eligible for consideration.
Outstanding In-House Design Team This award honors an in-house design team’s outstanding design and artistic contributions. Any genre of coffee product is eligible for consideration.
Outstanding Design Collaboration  This award will be given to the best brand collaboration project involving at least two entities. Any genre of coffee product, artwork, or creative collaboration is eligible for consideration.
Outstanding Designer This award honors an outstanding individual designer working in the field of coffee. Their work can include packaging design, original illustration, digital design, event design, or other stirring examples of design as it intersects with the coffee world.
Outstanding Design in Support of a Social Impact Campaign This award honors outstanding original design in support of social impact. This includes design, social media campaigning, digital production, and any other facet of design that supports a charitable cause, fundraising initiative, crowdfunding campaign or awareness effort. Entry fees are waived for this category.

Join us for the first annual Sprudge Design Awards and thank you for your supporting outstanding coffee design.

For more information, visit the 2023 Sprudge Design Awards official website.

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