GDC是中国首个面向全球的大型综合性设计竞赛双年展活动，每两年举办一次。GDC前身为平面设计在中国展（Graphic Design in China），由深圳市平面设计协会创办自1992年。这一设计竞赛活动已经成为华人地区影响最大、水平最高、且最具权威和公正性的设计盛典。
GDC is the first large-scale comprehensive design campaign in China towards the globe since year 1992， held every two years. It was founded by Shenzhen Graphic Design Association (SGDA) as a predecessor as Graphic Design in China. This campaign has become the most influential with highest quality and the most authoritative and impartial design festival in Chinese region.
GDC15 collects the latest design achievement from global top designers and new emerging talents, encourages cutting-edge designs, shows the outstanding achievement of graphic design. With the goal to “DESIGN FOR CHINA’S FUTURE”, The judgment result will reflect interaction relationship between modern design, culture, commerce and daily life, and contribute in establishing a new value standard for design in China future.