RECOGNISING EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCT AND INDUSTRIAL DESIGN
The Product Design discipline includes industrial design, consumer product design, furniture design, software-electronics design, engineering design, medical device design and automotive and transport design.
The Product Design Jury will be looking for projects where a holistic design approach has been carefully considered and honour projects that improve the quality of life for people and contribute to better economic, social and environmental outcomes.
1. AUTOMOTIVE AND TRANSPORT
Includes automotive vehicles, automotive components, motorcycles, buses, trains, trucks, aircraft, watercraft and other modes of transport.
2. COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL
Includes professional instruments, commercial equipment, office products, financial registers, production and safety equipment, earthmoving, mining and agricultural machinery.
3. CONSUMER ELECTRONICS
Includes televisions, home theatre systems, computers, phones, mobile devices, digital cameras, gaming consoles and electronic accessories.
4. DOMESTIC APPLIANCES
Includes small appliances, white goods, brown goods, home heaters and air conditioners, floor care, barbeques and personal care products.
5. FURNITURE AND LIGHTING
Includes domestic and commercial furniture, workstations, indoor and outdoor lighting, architectural hardware, materials and textiles.
6. HARDWARE AND BUILDING
Includes home hardware, power tools, garden and lawn care, pool care, home security, building products, bathroom ware, plumbing, lighting systems and industrial fittings
7. HOUSEWARES AND OBJECTS
Includes tableware, kitchen utensils, cookware, laundry accessories, home décor, eyewear, watches, travel and leather goods.
8. MEDICAL AND SCIENTIFIC
Includes medical devices, laboratory equipment, scientific instruments, hospital furniture, therapeutic goods and home health care.
9. SPORT AND LIFESTYLE
Includes professional and recreational sporting equipment such as bicycles, sporting apparel, accessories, shoes and camping gear. Lifestyle products such as travel bags and suitcases. As well as baby and children’s goods including prams, car safety seats, children’s toys, scooters, trikes and educational products.