The UX Design Awards are organized by IDZ Designpartner GmbH. The competition builds on the success of the annual “Usability Park” exhibition and “Usability Award” of International Design Center Berlin, which have served as platforms for recognising user-centred products at IFA since 2008.

Founded in 1968, the International Design Center Berlin (IDZ) is one of Germany’s leading independent institutions for design promotion. IDZ members include designers, design consultancies and corporations from all over Germany.

Core competence fields of the IDZ include:

– Sustainable design  (Ecodesign)
– Design in business (Innovation by Design)
– User-centered innovation (User Experience, Universal Design)