universal design award 09

This competition not only sensitizes the public to the topic of universal design, but invites it to actively participate in deciding which entries promise the greatest possible benefit for their target audience.

Category Award
Type International, Award, Open, Single-Stage
Genre Communication, Interior, Product, Public, Transportation
Country Germany
Registration Deadline 15 December 2008 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 22 December 2008 (Must be Received) GoogleCal
Eligibility Product designers, Graphic designers, Manufacturers, Service providers and service designers, Architects, Interior designers

Universal design categories
- Residential: Living area, Kitchen, Bathroom, Bedroom, Garden, Houses / Flats
- Phone/Entertainment: Telephones, Mobile telephones, Audio/Video, Computers, Accessories
- Leisure/Lifestyle: Fashion/Sports apparel, Outdoors, Fitness, Travel, Accessories
- Mobility: Mobility aids, Public transit, Bicycles, Cars, Motorcycles, Accessories
- Work: Workplace, Work equipment, Commercial vehicles
- Public areas: Municipal buildings and parks, Arts & culture, Sports facilities, Hotels, Restaurants, Shops
- Communication: Marketing, Advertising, Packaging, Instructions
- Services: Support, Safety/Security, Repairs, Shopping services etc.
Assisted Living

Assisted living includes products, architecture and services for people in special situations which help preserve and promote a lifestyle which is as independent as possible.

Not yet announced

Press publicity, Documentation, Exhibition, iF Logo, Certificate

Entry Fee
EUR 600

2 photos and descriptions with a maximum of 650 characters (when registering)
No more than 8 cardboard sheets, maximum A1-sized

Expert adjudication: January 14, 2009
Consumer adjudication: January 15-16, 2009
Notification of adjudication results: By January 30, 2009
Presentation of winners at CeBIT 2009: March 3 - 8, 2009
Awards ceremony: March 4, 2009 at CeBIT

Submission Address
Kühne + Nagel AG & Co. KG
universal design award 09
Karlsruher Strasse 4
30880 Laatzen

Past winners

universal design GmbH

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