$27.3B of the city’s finest design projects recognised in the New York Design Awards

23 November 2016 | Nick Esser

Over $27B worth of design projects has been celebrated as winners are announced in this year’s New York Design Awards.

“We’re delighted to recognised such a strong contingent of award winners from across New York’s diverse design marketplace,” said New York Design Awards Chairman Mark Bergin.

According to Mr Bergin, the projects entered in the awards show that the city is leading the world in the design market, and that as well as improving quality of life, design can drive the economy.

“New York is a global design leader. The depth of entries in this year’s awards demonstrate that design in New York is clearly thriving,” said Mr Bergin.

“As well as enriching lives, design contributes to the city’s economy and it is vital to recognise those with the courage to create and design excellence.” 

PepsiCo was crowned overall Design Champion for their commitment to design and their involvement in a number of categories in the awards. The Best Medium sized Design Studio was awarded to PARTY and the Best Studio with less than 5 people went to Work-Order.

Other notable projects among the winners included brands such as IBM, H&R Block, MasterCard and Kodak as well as the Calatrava designed World Trade Center Transportation Hub and Google Home.

In total 37 Gold Design Awards and 42 Silver Design Awards were announced.

The New York Design Awards is organised by design100 a global community of 75,000 design experts that celebrate creative courage, recognise design excellence and grow demand for design. In New York a panel of 180 of the world’s leading design minds providing curatorial, judging and creative direction.

design100 run design awards throughout the world including San Francisco, Chicago, London, Hong Kong and Sydney, and provide the design community links into global markets and an efficient method to gain recognition in export markets.

"We are extremely proud and excited about the success of our New York program,” said Mr Bergin.

“And we’re excited about its continuing growth and further involvement from leading design organisations, studios and brands as we work together to strengthen the design economy and increase awareness about the importance and unquestionable benefits of good design.”

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design100 celebrates the courage of those who commission and create design. design100 provides a collaborative platform of award programs across three continents, supported by the world’s most creative minds and organisations. It prides itself on accelerating the transformation to a design-led marketplace and believes that tomorrow’s change depends on the courage of today.

Each design100 award program acknowledges that we live in a marketplace where the quality of our design choices should be a mix of sound commercial understanding and courageous, relevant design. design100 unique difference is to recognise the courage of both those who commission design and those who create it. Professional development of practitioners has been well catered for by industry bodies.  As such design100 focuses on accelerating the development of those who commission design.

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