Call for entry: »IDEA International Design Excellence Awards 2014«
The 34th edition of the International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) is now open for entries, until 14th February 2014.
Started in 1980 by IDSA, these awards foster business and public understanding about the impact of design excellence on the quality of life and the economy. This competition recognizes design excellence in products, sustainability, interaction design, packaging, strategy, research and concepts.
The judges’ panel in this edition, whose president is Tad Toulis, comprises 20 international design experts from design consultancies, corporations and universities. Judging criteria focused on eight areas of industrial design excellence: innovation; benefit to the user; benefit to society; benefit to the client; visual appeal and appropriate aesthetics; usability, emotional factors and unmet needs for the design research category; and internal factors, methods, strategic value and implementation for the design strategy category.
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