Chicago Design Awards + Summit

spaces, objects, visual, graphic, digital & experience design, design champion, best studio & best start-up, plus over 40 specialist categories

accelerate transformation, celebrate courage, growing demand for design

 

Key Dates

16 June - Standard Deadline
1 September - Late Deadline
13 October - Judging & Ratings
19 October - Rating closes
20 October - Winners announced
11 November - Awards Presentation
11 November - DESIGN SUMMIT

Welcome to the 2016 CHI [city] design awards.

We’re in exciting times, where tech and innovation are creating an infinite realm of possibilities. The key to making those possibilities reality is great design.  The [city] design awards program provides marketplace recognition across an extensive range of categories and celebrates the creativity and courage of those who are leading the way. 

[get involved] join a community DRIVENxDESIGN and nominate your project today.

Key Dates

16 June - Standard Deadline
1 September - Late Deadline
13 October - Judging & Ratings
19 October - Rating closes
20 October - Winners announced
11 November - Awards Presentation
11 November - DESIGN SUMMIT


Design: The Non-Rational Accelerator

🕒 22/08/2016

Design exists in the non-rational. It proposes according to who we are, what we want and what we need. Leading organisations realise this and embrace the non-rational.

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The Next Billion Dollars: Considering the Value of Design

🕒 22/08/2016

Classically design has been valued in terms of resource costs. This might make sense at a project level, it is less relevant in enterprise wide design. The transformation of design from the design department to the boardroom means different thinking, different concepts and different measures of value.

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Enterprise Wide Design: A Cultural Shift DRIVENxDESIGN

🕒 22/08/2016

A cultural shift is occurring around design. In leading organisations design has moved out of the department and into the boardroom and is driving strategy at the very top of the level of the organisation. This transformation is Enterprise Wide Design.

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Logitech’s Pop is the Solution for Smart Home Chaos

🕒 17/08/2016

Smart home technology offers a lot of potential to make things generally easier, but in practice, it can add a lot of complexity and confusion to a person’s life. Logitech’s new Pop Home Switch tries to reverse the trend, delivery light-switch level simplicity for even the most sophisticated smart home setup.

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Look Inside Wicker Park's New Boutique Hotel

🕒 17/08/2016

The folks behind the long-in-development Robey Hotel in Wicker Park announced this week that reservations are now open, and it looks like they’ve also finally cracked the curtain on what guests can expect to see.

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