Since 2011, exhibitors in Discover Design have had the opportunity to be considered for a select number of gia design awards. Here are the 2013 gia design awards for Best Product Design, Best Collection Design, and the Martin M. Pegler Award for Excellence in Visual Merchandising for the best booth design. These are best-in-class examples, providing physical proof of what the inspired mind can do and create, given the right skill, focus, motivation, determination and desire.
Best Product Design – Global Honorees
|C-Pump, a soap dispenser, was designed to be easily operated with the back of the hand, helping to keep the top of the pump head cleaner and more hygienic.
Joseph Joseph Inc.
|The ES 01 extension socket aims to put an end to the cable clutter by neatly storing five sockets under a clean lid.
|The Troika Trivet is an adaptive, multi-arm trivet, comprised of thre e modular pieces.
Best Collection Design – Global Honoree
|The MU cutlery collection was created with a fluid and delicate design. The handles are reminiscent of Asian chopsticks offering contrasts with the rounded profiles found on the spoons and the knives.
Best Product Design – Finalists
|The Sencha tea maker offers a new way to prepare a traditional beverage. Simply fill the filter with loose tea leaves and add hot water. Once steeped, lift and lock the filter and pour.
|The Magisso Turner Spoon is a spatula that can also be used as a kitchen spoon – just squeeze the handle lightly to turn up the sides.
|The Mini Supoon’s unique bend in the handle allows its head to sit up off the kitchen counter.
|The Menu Cool Breather features a re-usable cooling stick in the carafe that keeps aerated white wine cool.
| Grow multiple types of sprouts indoors with the Cult Design Green Farm.
Best Collection Design – Finalists
|COULEUR tea for one consists of three parts: teapot, cup and saucer, which combine aesthetically into one compact form.
KINTO Co., Ltd.
|Bring nature indoors with The Big Happy Family vertical garden system.