Good Design Award
The Chicago Athenaeum's Good Design Award was established in 1950 by Edgar J. Kaufman, Jr., and is one of the world's oldest and most celebrated awards programs. The program recognizes designers and manufacturers for advancing new and innovative product concepts that push the envelope beyond what is considered standard product and consumer design.
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Chris Bangle Wins 2021 American Prize for Design
The Chicago Athenaeum has named Chris Bangle as this year's laureate of the American Prize for Design. Chris Bangle is the prolific American automobile designer known best for his work as Chief of Designer for BMW Group, where he was responsible for the BMW, Mini, and Rolls-Royce motor cars.
Good Design Show Europe 2020
Good Design annually awards distinguishing designers through for excellence, creativity, and novelty; talented creators who promote the design as the art of evolution, the art of a better future.
Good Design 2020 Opens for Submissions
The 70th edition of Good Design, the world's most prestigious, recognized, and oldest Design Awards program organized annually by The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design, is now open for submissions.
Norman Foster Wins American Prize for Design
The organizers of the GOOD DESIGN Awards have bestowed this year's American Prize for Design to the famed British Architect, Sir Norman Foster.
GOOD DESIGN Awards 2018
The annual GOOD DESIGN Awards Program for the most innovative and cutting-edge industrial, product, and graphic designs produced around the world is now accepting submissions. Every year, designers and manufactures in about 50 nations are honored for their singular achievements in producing hallmarks…
Hyundai Wins Two 2016 Good Design Awards
Hyundai has been honored with two 2016 Good Design Award for the Ioniq and Vision G Concept.
Fiskars Wins 6 Good Design 2016 Awards for Design Excellence
Fiskars has been recognized in the 2016 Good Design Award for six of its products from the company's garden, craft, kids and school categories.
Mondaine Wins 2015 Good Design Award
Mondaine has received a 2015 GOOD DESIGN Award for the Helvetica No1 Smart watch.
Winners of 2013 Green Good Design Awards
The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies revealed the winners of the 2013 Green Good Design Awards - a special edition of the Good Design Awards program.
BMW Wins Seven 2012 Good Design Award
BMW Group has received seven 2012 Good Design Award for BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe, BMW 3 Series Sedan, BMW M6 Coupe, BMW M5, MINI Roadster, Husqvarna Nuda 900 R, and BMW Travel & Comfort System.
BMW Group Wins the 2012 Green Good Design Award for the First Time
The BMW i8 Concept, BMW i3 Concept and MINI Rocketman Concept have been presented with the 2012 Green Good Design Award for sustainable product design. This is the first time a BMW Group product has been among the winners of the annual prize.
Winners of the 2011 Good Design Awards
The Chicago Athenaeum announced the winners of the 2011 Good Design Awards.
Good Design Awards 2011
Good Design Awards 2011 is open for entries for the most innovative and cutting-edge industrial, product, and graphic designs produced around the world.
Good Design 2010
The world's oldest and most established global awards program for the best and most outstanding contributions to contemporary international design celebrates its historic 60-year anniversary in 2010.
Qantas A380 First Class Suite Wins Good Design Award
Qantas announced that its Airbus A380 First Class suite has been awarded a Good Design Award by The Chicago Athenaeum.
2009 Good Design Awards Winners
From the high-tech aerospace industries to manufacturers of consumer products designed for the tabletop, hundreds of the world's leading corporations and design offices from 40 nations-from Shanghai to Istanbul-vied in Chicago and New York for the world's oldest and most coveted GOOD DESIGN Award for…
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Good Design Award Names Lucid Air 'Best Car Design for 2020'
The Chicago Athenaeum has awarded Lucid Air with a Good Design Award for 2020.
Karim Rashid Wins 2020 American Prize for Design
The Chicago Athenaeum has announced Karim Rashid as this year's Laureate of the prestigious American Prize for Design.
Allseating's Exchange and Zinc Recognized in 2018 GOOD DESIGN Awards
Allseating's two seating collections, Zinc and Exchange, designed by Carl Gustav Magnusson and Nick Gillissie respectively, have been selected as recipients of the 2018 GOOD DESIGN award.
Allseating's Lyss Collection Wins Good Design Award
Allseating won a Good Design Award for its Lyss seating collection, designed by Carl Gustav Magnusson.
Teknion Wins Seven 2016 Good Design Awards
Teknion has announced that seven of its products have been named 2016 GOOD DESIGN Award winners.
DDSTUDIO Wins Three 2016 GOOD DESIGN Awards
DDSTUDIO has been recognized by GOOD DESIGN Awards for its work on SGI-DNA's BioXP 3200 System, Orison Tower and Orison Panel, and the Hoist Mi6 Home Gym.
Vento Collection by Pininfarina Wins 2016 Good Design Award
Pininfarina has won a 2016 GOOD DESIGN Award for the VENTO collection. The Pininfarina team translated the unmistakable identity of the Ronbow brand into a variety of highly stylized and functional bathroom pieces.
Bramo Wins 2015 Good Design Award
Bramo, the vase / watering can designed by Alessandro Loschiavo in collaboration with Marco Paiani, has received a 2015 Good Design Award.
Bonaldo Wins 2015 GOOD DESIGN Award for TL Table
Bonaldo won a 2015 GOOD DESIGN Award for its TL Table. Designed by Giuseppe Viganò, the table gets its name from the singular shape of the central leg, comprising two inclined elements which with the table top form the two letters T and L.
FLOS Wins Three 2015 GOOD DESIGN Awards
FLOS won three 2015 GOOD DESIGN Awards for the Shade lamp designed by Paul Cocksedge, the Ipnos lamp by Nicoletta Rossi and Guido Bianchi and The Running Magnet 2.0 architectural lighting system.
Alessi Wins Three 2015 GOOD Design Awards
Alessi has received three 2015 GOOD Design Awards for Opus by Guido Venturini, Condiment Set by Peter Zumthor, and Ossidiana by Mario Trimarchi.
Alessi Wins Five 2014 GOOD Design Awards
Alessi has won five 2014 GOOD Design Awards for the "Super & Popular" packaging, Cha teapot, eat.it cutlery, Noè wine bottle holder and the A di Acqua bottle design.
Magisso's Naturally Cooling Ceramics Receives the Good Design 2014 Award
Magisso's Naturally Cooling Ceramics Collection, designed by Simon Stevens, has been awarded a 2014 Good Design Award.
Carbon Wins 2013 Good Design Award for Medtronic Kyphon Inflation Syringe
Carbon Design Group won a 2013 Good Design Award for the Medtronic Kyphon Inflation Syringe.
Bonaldo Wins Good Design Award 2013 for Octa
The Octa table by Bonaldo has won a 2013 Good Design Award in the furniture category.
BMW Group DesignworksUSA Wins Eight Good Design Awards
BMW Group DesignworksUSA has won eight 2013 Good Design Awards.
FLOS Wins Two 2013 Good Design Awards
FLOS has won two 2013 Good Design Awards for Kelvin Green II, designed by Antonio Citterio with Toan Nguyen, and AIM, designed by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec.
Alessi Wins Two 2013 Good Design Awards
Alessi won two 2013 GOOD DESIGN Awards for the 'MU' Cutlery designed by Toyo Ito and the 'Liconi' Centerpiece by Pierfrancesco Cravel.
Two Good Design Awards for Teams Design
TEAMS Design has received two 2012 Good Design Award for the Chicago Cutlery Design Pro Knives in the Household Products category and the Dremel Saw-Max in the tools category.
M2L Catalogs Win 2012 Good Design Award
M2L has recently received a 2012 Good Design Award for its M2L Catalogs.
Product Ventures Receives Good Design Award for Westcott Trimmers
Product Ventures have received Good Design Award in the household products category for their recent work on the product design of the Westcott family of TrimAir Rotary and Guillotine Paper Trimmers.
Manned Mars Rover wins Good Design Award
Westmont Illinois based Montgomery Design International (MDI) and Santa Barbara, California based Ergonomic Systems Design have announced they have jointly been awarded the Chicago Athenaeum's Good Design Award for 2009 as creators and designers of the Manned Mars Exploration Rover (MMER).
RKS Wins 8 Good Design Awards
The Chicago Athenaeum has awarded RKS eight of the prestigious and coveted 2009 GOOD DESIGN Awards.
Arc Collection by Zephyr Receives Three Prestigious Design Awards
Zephyr, a leading designer and manufacturer of design-centric kitchen ventilation hoods, has received three highly acclaimed design awards for its new Arc Collection designed by Robert Brunner.
Kimball Office Receives Prestigious Good Design Award for Hum. Minds at Work.
The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design, together with The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies, has distinguished Kimball Office with a 2008 Good Design Award for the Company's Hum. Minds At Work. desk system.
Kartell Design Receives a 2008 Good Design Award
Kartell's Mr Impossible chair has earned a prestigious 2008 Good Design Award from the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design.
Good Design Awards Go to MDI for Agco Tractor and Speaker Work Light
For the second consecutive year, Chicago based industrial design firm Montgomery Design International (MDI) has been awarded the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design's "Good Design Award" for its groundbreaking work on two distinctive new products.
Tornado Eyewear Wins Chicago Good Design Award
Tornado by Derapage eyewear has won the Chicago 2007 Good Design Award, the prestige accolade of the Chicago Athenaeum-Museum of Architecture and Design.
C2 from Herman Miller Receives 2007 GOOD DESIGN Award
Herman Miller's C2 device for personal micro climate control has been honored by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Design and Architecture with a 2007 GOOD DESIGN Award in the Consumer and Household Products category.
Planet Propaganda Wins 2005 Good Design Award for Book of Lore
Planet Propaganda's limited edition book design for American Players Theatre's Book of Lore won a 2005 Good Design Award from the Chicago Anthenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design.
Aliph's Jawbone Mobile Phone Headset Wins 2004 Good Design Award
Aliph today announced that Jawbone, its acclaimed adaptive headset, has been awarded a 2004 GOOD DESIGN Award from The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design competition.
Product Ventures Wins Chicago Athenaeum's 2004 Good Design Award
Product Ventures announced today that it has received the prestigious Good Design award for its work on behalf of the medical equipment manufacturer, Smith+Nephew, on their TriVex System.