The finalists of the first DesignEuropa Awards were revealed yesterday by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) for the Industry and Small and Emerging Companies categories. 

The jury, drawn from the fields of business, design and intellectual property, announced four finalists for each of the two categories together with this year's Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Giorgetto Giugiaro.

The award winners will be revealed on November 30, at the DesignEuropa Awards ceremony in Milan.

The DesignEuropa Awards are organised by EUIPO for the first time this year to celebrate excellence in design and design management among Registered Community Design (RCD) holders.

Please click here to see the finalist designs.