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Announcing the exhibition about the legendary program of design and architecture, GOOD DESIGN® SHOW EUROPE this summer on June 25, in Athens, Greece

This year, the historic GOOD DESIGN®, the 21st-century global industry awarding program, praises the latest, most advanced products and designs for innovation and invention from FORTUNE 500 companies, manufacturers, start-up companies, and the world's most renowned designers and architects.

GOOD DESIGN® celebrates another year of astonishing designs with an exhibition entitled "GOOD DESIGN SHOW EUROPE 2021" at The European Centre, 74 Mitropoleos str., Athens, Greece, featuring winning products and graphics from GOOD DESIGN® 2020-2021 awards program.

From underwater sea drones and new autonomous cars to everyday objects, entries for design and innovation, sustainability, creativity, branding, ecologically responsible design, materials, technology, graphic arts, packaging, and universal design, GOOD DESIGN® SHOW EUROPE 2021 features a selection of projects that stand out for their iconic design.

Over 3,000 designers and visionary companies from over 50 countries entered the competition 900 of "the best of the best" in new global design for consumer products, graphics, and packaging were awarded the GOOD DESIGN® Award for their aesthetics, level of craftsmanship, surface structure, ergonomics, innovation, sustainability, and functionality. This show features selected projects by some of the world's most striking international designers, manufacturers, and architects.

In conjunction with GOOD DESIGN® 2021, The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design has announced that this year's Laureate of the prestigious American Prize for Design® is the visionary and prolific American designer, Chris Bangle, whose stunning designs will also be displayed in the show.

A bit of history for GOOD DESIGN®, 1950-2020

was founded in Chicago in 1950 by architects Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Edgar Kaufmann, Jr. and continues for seven decades. GOOD DESIGN® Logo, which is now a Registered Trademark of The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies, was designed by Mort Goldsholl back in 1950 and until today marks the excellence and unique aesthetics of every awarded product.

trademark is internationally regarded as the mark of excellence, recognizing the most outstanding and renovating creations in the design world. Since 1950, more than 40,000 creations have been presented with the award for innovation, sustainability, creativity, branding, ecologically responsible design, materials, technology, graphic arts, packaging, and universal design. For over seven decades since its inception, The Chicago Athenaeum continues the organizing of the program to create a revived awareness about contemporary design.

GOOD DESIGN® SHOW EUROPE 2021 will be presented at The European Centre (74 Mitropoleos Str., Athens) from June 25 to August 10, 2021, with free entrance for the public.

The opening will be organized on Friday, June 25, according to the Official Regulations for COVID-19 announced by the Hellenic Ministry of Health.

All of the winning designs are also published in the GOOD DESIGN® YEARBOOK 2020-2021 edited by Christian Narkiewicz-Laine for Metropolitan Arts Press Ltd. and is available in The European Centre's store and at Metropolitan Arts Press e-shop, here.

If you would like to receive further information, please feel free to contact Ms. Konstadina Geladaki at +30/210 3428511 or by email at


Duration: June 25 to August 10, 2021.
Opening Day and Hours: Friday, June 25, 2021, 13.00 until 20.00.
Days & Hours: Wednesday to Sunday, 12:00 until 19:00 p.m.
Free entrance to the public.