2016 New York Design Awards

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

8 September 2016 - Standard Deadline
15 November 2016 - Extended Deadline
16 November 2016 - Judging & Ratings
22 November 2016 - Rating Closes
23 November 2016 - Winners Announced
7 March - Awards Presentation

Product Design - Personal Use

This award celebrates creative and innovative design for either a component or overall product. Consideration given to aspects that relate to human usage, aesthetics, selection of components and materials, and the resolution of assembly, manufacturing and the overall function.

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Nominations in Category

Rimowa Electronic Tag - Rimowa

Product Design - Personal Use

- Silver

Thanks to the latest RIMOWA innovation, travelers can now use their mobile device to check in their RIMOWA Electronic Tag enabled case from the convenience of their own home, and drop it off within seconds at the airport.

Kello - Kello

Product Design - Personal Use

- Silver

Kello, the First Smart Alarm Clock that Actually Improves Sleep. Kello is an advanced sleep trainer that trains you to snooze less, wake up earlier, and much more.

Panorella - PARTY

Product Design - Personal Use

- Silver

PANORELLA lets you create and purchase your own panoramic 360° photo umbrella. Upload a 360° photo from your smartphone or PC. Adjust the layout with a simple tool and soon you’ll be carrying your own sky!

Muse - The brain-sensing headband - InteraXon

Product Design - Personal Use

- Gold

Muse is an easy-to-use interactive tool that helps users connect with their mind in new ways. Using an app called Calm, Muse uses attention-focused exercises to help increase focus, ease the symptoms anxiety and stress and boost mental well being.

Kodak Ektra Smartphone - Kodak Eastman Group / Bullitt Group

Product Design - Personal Use

- Silver

The KODAK EKTRA Smartphone fuses the best of Kodak’s rich history in imaging with the latest innovations in smartphone photography. Launching soon across Europe, the KODAK EKTRA Smartphone lets keen photographers capture exceptional images, whatever the environment, with an incredibly fast smartphone, tuned for the best in image quality and media management.

Past Nominations

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