Winners of the 2011 Good Design Awards

Winners of the 2011 Good Design Awards

The Chicago Athenaeum announced the winners of the 2011 Good Design Awards.

Several thousands of leading manufacturers, corporations, industrial design offices, architects, graphic and packaging designers from over 50 nations submitted the best of their new product design to the world's most important design program that honors worldwide design innovation, vision, sustainability, and the competitive design edge.

Winning designs for 2011 ranges from the French manufactured Dassault Falcon jet by BMW Group DesignworksUSA to the Zefiro380 High-Speed Train designed by Bombardier Transportation in Germany.

Other products include: high-tech kitchens and appliances, electric cars, European and Asian luxury automobiles, futuristic motorcycles, state-of-the-art tractors, high-tech packaging, advanced electronics, masterpiece time mechanisms, signature chairs and office furnishings, sleek computers and televisions, bold mobile phones, clothing, skis, boats, electric urban chargers for tomorrow's vehicles, bicycles, tools, office products, bathroom fixtures, building materials, headphones, pencil sharpeners, and sportswear, graphics and packaging, creative branding, and adult well-being products - everything from the spoon to the city as the program's original founders intended in 1950.

A total of over 500 Awards were given in 2011 by the Los Angeles jury, representing the work of thousands of designers and industry leaders producing the finest accomplishments in design and manufacturing from 38 nations.

The Chicago Athenaeum's Good Design Award