Six Accent on Design Exhibitors Awarded For Excellence
Posted on February 2, 2011 by
NEW YORK-Six companies exhibiting in Accent on Design at the New York International Gift Fair were presented with awards to recognize superior design creativity and innovative product design.
"These Accent on Design participants have emphasized functionality, without compromising aesthetics, across a broad spectrum of product categories," said Dorothy Belshaw, NYIGF director and GLM senior vice president. "Their work stands out in a field of exemplary design."
Awards were presented in the categories of Excellence in Product Design, Best Collection and Overall Excellence. Excellence in Product Design winners included Stelton, for its Pure Black Pure White knives; Black + Blum for its Hot Pot BBQ; American Design Club for Brendan Ravenhill's Bare Light; and Hongjie Yang Design for the Veer soap dispenser
The winner for Best Collection was K Studio for its pillows, pouches and wall decor. And the Overall Excellence winner was Creative Danes, representing Menu of Copenhagen, Denmark for innovation in outdoor, dining and living products, presentation and technology.
Accent on Design runs through tomorrow at New York City's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.