During the XII edition of Florence Biennale, an International Jury, represented by relevant Design experts, will confer the “Leonardo da Vinci” Award for the Design.
The “Leonardo da Vinci” International Award for the Design: is conferred to the best exhibiting designers for their works on show in each category: Architecture & Town Design, Industrial & Product Design, Interior Design, Fashion & Jewellery Design, Communication & Graphic Design, Technology & Game Design.
International “Leonardo da Vinci” Lifetime Achievement Award for the Design: It is conferred to single designers and/or associations who have distinguished themselves with their works giving an important contribution to creativity and innovation
International Special Award “Leonardo da Vinci” of the President for the Design: It is conferred by the President of Florence Biennale to those designers who have distinguished themselves by merit and/or by qualitative excellence in development and diffusion of design.
The award recipients are invited as guests of honour to the biennial, during which they will meet the participating artists and receive the award in a public ceremony.
Florence Biennale in the past hosted and rewarded some important name of Design and Architecture, such as: Ferrari e Pininfarina (“Lorenzo il Magnifico” Design Award 2003), Harley-Davidson (“Lorenzo il Magnifico” Design Award 2005), Agatha Ruiz De La Prada (“Lorenzo il Magnifico” Design Award 2011), Arata Isozaki (“Lorenzo il Magnifico” Career Award 2017).