2013 Winners

The annual International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA), produced by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) and sponsored by Fast Companyhonor outstanding industrial design projects worldwide. A jury of business and design executives select winners from categories ranging from commercial and industrial products to interactive product experiences and service design. Gold, silver, and bronze awards are granted. www.idsa.org

2013 Gold Winners 

Bathrooms, Spas & Wellness

VELA
Lunar Europe

Communication Tools

SpareOne
SpareOne XPAL Power

Nokia Lumia Range
Nokia Corp.

Windows Phone 8S
One & Co.

Computer Equipment

Clip-Un-screw Assembly Personal Mono Laster Printer
Samsung Electronics (South Korea)

Nest Learning Thermostat, 2nd Generation
Nest Labs

Origami- 100% Recyclable Personal Mono Laster Printer
Samsung Electronics (South Korea)

Design Strategy

Nokia Colour and Material Design Strategy
Nokia

Digital Design

Paper by FiftyThree
FiftyThree Inc.

Entertainment

Blackmagic Cinema Camera
Blackmagic Industrial Design Team

Environments

Nike Flyknit Collective- Feather Pavilion
Nike, Inc.; Miniwiz

Leisure & Recreation

littleBits
littlebits.cc

Living Room & Bedroom

da caster
hozmi design; SIMIZ technik

Medical & Scientific Products

LABGEO A20A
Samsung Electronics (South Korea)

Vacc-Stamp
Samsung Design Membership

Packaging & Graphics

Samsung OLED TV Logo
Samsung Electronics (South Korea)

Service Design

Bloomberg Philanthropies Mayors Challenge
Bloomberg Philanthropies

Social Impact Design

Evotech, Endoscope and Business/Design Strategy
IDEO.org and Evotech

Obama for America Mobile Strategy
thirteen23

Student Designs

One Degree High Performance Dinghy Shoe
Art Center College of Design

Pivot: Empowering Trafficked Victims
University of Washington

SAFEWAVE
Umea Institute of Design

eZtap
DSK ISD International School of Design

ERO: Concrete Recycling Robot
Umea Institute of Design

Life-on
Jiangnan University (China)

Transportation

Tesla Model S
Tesla Motors

Source: Industrial Designers Society of America