Awards

Awards 2017-09-17T21:46:00+00:00

Danish Designaward

We are very proud to announce that Urban Rigger has been nominated as a finalist for the Danish Designaward 2017.

Danish Design Award highlights the impact and value of design, celebrates companies and designers across the country and showcases the difference their solutions make to industry, everyday life and society at large.

Danish Design Award demonstrates the value and impact of design in Denmark today and inspires and stimulates the use of design and design thinking in companies and society.

The new partnership behind the Danish Design Award brings together the design industry and the entire country around an annual design event celebrating the difference design can make.

The award categories range from design that has created jobs or cut costs over health solutions and resource sharing to visionary concepts demonstrating the wide range and diversity of the capability of design to bring added value.

The Danish Design Award is a joint creation of the Danish Design Centre and the alliance of design professionals, Design denmark.

The concept of design is undergoing rapid and constant change and expanding as the use of design spreads to new areas. It is our ambition that the Danish Design Award reflects a contemporary understanding of the many aspects of design and design thinking that are as relevant as ever for innovation, growth and the society in general.

Changes in society and technology are always going to present new challenges and possibilities. Design is a timeless instrument for creating holistic, well-considered and well-executed solutions.

Design may provide answers for some of the most burning questions faced by our society – about future growth and welfare, about countering climate change, about urban design; basically about ensuring a good life for the individual person. Design is central to Danish values and our perception of what we do best.

In 2017, the Danish Design Award has entered into a special collaboration with Design Week Kolding and D2i (Design 2 innovate) in Jutland, where several Danish Design Award prizes – among them four brand new categories – will be awarded at a show in Kolding.

THE OSCARS OF INNOVATION

We are very proud to announce that Urban Rigger has been nominated for the Edison Awards 2017.

The Edison Awards symbolize the persistence and excellence  personfied by Thomas Edison, while also strengthening the human drive for innovation, creativity and ingenuity.

Since 1987, the Edison Awards have recognized and honoured some of the most innovative new products, services and business leaders in the world.

The Edison Awards is an annual competition hournouring excellence in “game changing” development, marketing, human-centred design, and innovation products and services.

Previous winners:

Apple, Coca Cola, Dyson, 3M, Tesla, NIKE, Microsoft, BOEING, Caterpillar, GM, Walt Disney Company, NISSAN, P&G, Logitech, Levis, Nielsen, Starbucks, Amazon.

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