The Dimitris Pikionis Award recognizes a student for outstanding academic performance in the Master in Design Studies degree program.

Recent recipients include:

Wilfred Guerron, MDes History and Philosophy of Design and Media, 2020
Andrew Scheinman, MDes Art, Design & Public Domain, 2019
Pol Fité Matamoros, MDes Urbanism, Landscape, Ecology, 2018
Youngjin Song, MDes Art, Design & Public Domain, 2017