Authenticity and innovation has always been at the heart of the Launch Pad program. For over a decade, Launch Pad has provided the local and international design community with a vital avenue to nurture and applaud original design.

Launch Pad returns in 2017 together with the INDE. Awards.

Entries Open December 2016.

Launch Pad is an important design initiative, promoting the support and development of product design through a unique, interactive program of events.

The Launch Pad program provides the local and international design community with a vital avenue to nurture, support, cultivate and celebrate original, authentic and innovative emerging design.

The winner receives The Ultimate Launch Package: a $10,000 grant to help develop their prototype, mentoring sessions, personalised production plan management from an industry expert, as well as media support and PR.

The depth and breadth of Launch Pad goes far beyond its annual exhibition of prototypes. The expertly curated Launch Pad program of events also promotes real relationships between people, ideas and products in design.

The Launch Pad program consists of:

An annual competition – Entries open xxx and close xxx

An exhibition of finalists prototypes – Held in conjunction with the INDE.Awards.

Mentoring Sessions & Workshops – Offering valuable insights into a range of essential topics, from how to develop your creative business, to marketing your brand and products, finding retailers, connecting with manufacturers and more.

Networking Events – The Launch Pad program culminates in the INDE.Awards ceremony function where you can network with key industry figures, providing the opportunity to celebrate the achievements of the winner on a global stage.


Click here to commence your entry process.

Submissions are now open and close xxxx.


In order to showcase the best of the best, we’re relying on the careful curatorial eye of a prestigious judging panel.

Powered by their insights, Launch Pad will be thrust onto the global stage with the INDE.Awards.


We’re partnering with only the best brands from the region to fuel this premiere year of the INDE.Awards. Together we are supporting the ongoing development of design in Asia Pacific. It’s our region. We’re uniting to shine the spotlight on its design leaders.

Partner Enquiries

Colleen Black
Business Relationship Manager

Dana Ciaccia
Business Relationship Manager

Submission Enquiries

Narelle Yabuka
Cubes Magazine Editor, Singapore

Sophia Watson
Indesign Magazine Co-Editor, Australia

Holly Cunneen
Habitus Magazine Deputy Editor, Australia

Tamsin Bradshaw
Indesign Magazine Editor, Hong Kong

Marketing & Logistics

Lauren Black

Tegan Schwarz


Raj Nandan