The overall winner receives: A 15-week semester on The Advanced Design Study Abroad Program at the College for Creative Studies in the USA, including free travel, a one-year school subscription to Car Design News and Interior Motives magazine, RMB 3500 per winning team and the opportunity to intern with one of the Award Sponsors.

Category winners win RMB 3500 per team, the CDN and IM subscription for a year and intern opportunities.

"In 2019 CCS is pleased to announce an extraordinary enhancement to the Car Design News China award. This year’s award will transition from the Cultural Immersion Workshop to the Advanced Design Studies (ADS) program. In the ADS program, the top award winner can now tailor their own learning experience across an entire 15-week semester at CCS, to best suit their own specific needs."

Paul Snyder, Chair of Transportation Design, College for Creative Studies

Advanced Design Studies Program at CCS

The Advanced Design Study Abroad Program (ADS) is one semester, built on the College for Creative Studies’ international reputation in Transportation Design as well as its state-of-the-art facilities and world-class faculty.

Flight and travel

Flight and travel – from an airport in China which has a direct flight to the closest airport to the CCS school residence. (For Group entries only one of the students will receive this prize.)

3,500RMB per team

Each category-winning team (or individual) receives RMB 3500 as a cash prize shortly after the winners are announced in Shanghai.

The opportunity to be selected to intern at the Awards Sponsors

Experience working in busy design studios and getting to know the designers is invaluable for your career.

A one-year school membership to

A one-year membership for their school to (which can be used by all teaching staff and students) and a one-year subscription to Interior Motives magazine, collectively worth $2150.

Certificates for all finalists and winners

All winners receive official certification of their Award from Car Design News. Legendary designer Chris Bangle presents the awards at the official ceremony in Shanghai.