universal design award 2011

Welcome to the 4th international universal design award 2011 – most likely the only design competition in the world able to boast such a renowned jury of experts.

Category Award / Open to Students
Type International, Award, Open, Single-Stage, Onymous
Genre Communication, Graphic, Interior, Product, Public, Transportation
Country Germany
Registration Deadline 30 November 2010 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 10 January 2011 (Must be Received) GoogleCal
Eligibility Product designers, Graphic designers, Design-/advertising agencies, Manufacturers, Service providers and service designers, Architects, Interior designers, Interest groups, Students in the fields of product and graphic design, interior architecture and architecture (max. a year after degree)

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

Prof. Fritz Frenkler (Munich, Germany)
Competent jurors and Consumer jurors

Logo and stickers, exhibition, award ceremony, publication

Entry Fee
Professional: EUR 600 per entry(* Obligatory charges for all award-winning entries: EUR 1,175)
Student: EUR 50 per entry(* Obligatory charges for all award-winning entries: EUR 100)


Submission Address
Kühne + Nagel AG & Co. KG
universal design award 2011
Karlsruher Strasse 4
30880 Laatzen

Expert adjudication: January 19, 2011
Consumer adjudication: January 21-22, 2011
Notification of adjudication results: By January 26, 2011
Presentation of winners at CeBIT 2010: March 1-5, 2011
Awards ceremony: March 2, 2011, 11.30a.m. at CeBIT 2011

Past winners

universal design GmbH

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