India's Best Graphic Design Studio
Graphic design, also known as communication design, is the art and practice of planning and projecting ideas and experiences with visual and textual content. The form of the communication can be physical or virtual, and may include images, words, or graphic forms. These studios are guardians of culture and light bearers of the look of anything.
India's Best Brand Design Studio
Studios that research and design elements that stick in consumers mind associated with a product, service, or organization. They drive, logos, packaging, retail and advertising. Now a days they also drive the product innovations.
India's Best Industrial Design Studio
Industrial Product design studios that create new products to be sold by businesses to its customers. A very broad concept, it is essentially the efficient and effective generation and development of ideas as well as thorough research into users through a process that these studios live by. Materials, manufacturing processes, technology drive them as much as brand, user and profits to the business.
India's Best Animation Design Studio
Studios that focus on producing animated media.
India's Best Architectural Design Studio
Studios that focus on doing architectural projects. Architectural works, in the material form of buildings, are often perceived as cultural symbols and as works of art. Historical civilizations are often identified with their surviving architectural achievements.
India's Best Furniture Design Studio
Specialized studio where function and style come together. Many designers believe that furniture is one of the most important aspects of an interior space. Pieces of furniture not only add function and practicality to a space, but they also add style and personality. We invite studios that play with materials and ergonomics to create work of functional art. Wood, metal, plastic or stone whatever your specialisation, if the word furniture is the reason of you studios existence, you must enter.
India's Best Textile Design Studio
Textiles are a significant part of our life. Studios that focus on the process of creating designs for woven, knitted or printed fabrics or surface ornamented fabrics. Design studios creating clothing, apparel, home decor, murals, furnishings, these studios may have their own label, or they might be renderings services to textile industry. These studios are increasingly using digital technologies to weave, print and embroider.
India's Best Merchandise Design Studio
Studios that focus on design of products for personal use or commercial goods that promote an idea, product or a service. like a movie or a bike or a store.
India's Best Digital Design Studio
These studios use creativity and computer skills to design technology, interactions and visuals. They create everything from Apps to websites and games, computer-game graphics and may work in a variety of industries, including technology, information, banking, health, entertainment, education and advertising.
India's Best Packaging Design Studio
These studios concern themselves with marketing, branding,retailing and transporting of products to users. They are visual studios on one hand and deal with material,s structures, and finishes. They specialise in transforming a product into desirable object.
India's Best In-house Design Studio
In-House Design Awards recognize the best creative work produced by designers doing in-house work for corporations, associations and organizations. From Industrial Product Design, UX, UI, corporate identity, sales collateral, point-of-purchase displays, employee communication, membership materials and more, this award shines a spotlight on an under-represented segment of the design industry. Submissions are evaluated by business category to ensure that a broad range of design studios is represented.
India's Best Craft Design Studio
These studios design vases, jewellery, furniture, mugs, hats, irons, furniture, decorations. It’s exactly the same as product design except the difference is the means of production these studios work with crafts men who produce with hands, or they may use technology to produce something that was always hand made.
India's Best Social Impact Design Studio
Studio's specialising in working on NGO projects as well as government projects. They might be working for CSR of companies and their passion lies in creating, products, services and processes that impact lives of people at large. They must be able to demonstrate the impact of their work in the boards that they submit as entries.
India's Best Young Design Studio
Students and recent graduates that left university within the last two years and who have already started working as freelancers or studios are allowed to submit their entries. This is the entry of the new young studios to the big professional design world.
India's Best Spatial Design Studio
Crossing the boundaries of traditional design disciplines such as architecture, interior design, landscape architecture and landscape design, Furniture and Visual Design as well as public art within the public realm. Retail Design, Exhibition Design, Museum Design, Design of Theatre sets, Pubs, Lounges and whole lot of spaces can be covered under this.

Independent Design Studio Regular Entry

Best Choice


  • Direct to Shortlist
  • Only one track at a time
  • Can nominate others

In-house Design Studio Regular Entry


  • Direct to Shortlist
  • Only one track at a time
  • Can nominate others

India's Best Design Studio Nomination

  • Anyone can nominate
  • Nominate your company
  • Nominate multiple times

Celebrating Indian Design

India’s Best Design Studio is the first and most respected recognition for Design Studios for their professional work, business practices and transparency, initiated by POOL Magazine in 2015. 

Celebrating Indian Design and Designers performing in a competitive, hyped and mostly unorganised industry and setting the benchmark for others to follow, we announce India’s Best Design Studio Awards 2016.

You are welcome to participate and help us bring in limelight the Best of Indian Design. You can Nominate the Best Design Studios in each track, Enter your company and join IBDSA competition, either do both if you feel like.


Nominations and Early bird Entries open.
Early Bird Entries close and Regular Entries open.
Nominations close. Shortlisting the Studios nominated 10 times and above, collecting shortlisted studios data.
Regular Entries close.
Submission of entries to jury. Upload digital media or shipment to jury.
India’s Best Design Studio is the first and most respected recognition for Design Studios for their professional work, business practices and transparency, initiated by POOL Magazine in 2015.