What is it about ?
The International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA®) program is the premier international competition honoring design excellence in products, ecodesign, interaction design, packaging, strategy, research and concepts. Entries are invited from designers, students and companies worldwide. You don’t have to be an IDSA member to enter as entry is open to everyone and with entries from over 35 countries, everyone does
Where is it ?
IDEA ceremony at IDSA’s International Conference in Boston, MA
What is the timeline ?
Dec. 1, 2011 Contest opens for entries
Feb. 10, 2012, 11:59 PM PST Regular application deadline
Feb. 24, 2012, 11:59 PM PST Late application deadline*
March 30, 2012 Finalist notification
May 2-4, 2012 Final judging event
Week of May 14 Winners notified
July 2, 2012 Winners announced
Aug. 18, 2012 IDEA ceremony at IDSA’s International Conference in Boston, MA
What are the industry segments ?
bathrooms, spas, wellness, commercial & Industrial products, communication tools, computer equipment, entertainment, environments, gardens & outdoor, kitchens, living room and bedroom, leisure & recreation, medical & scientific products, office & productivity, personal accessories, service design, social impact design, transportation