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1997 IDEA WINNERS

BUSINESS & INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT

GOLD
Aptiva S Series
IBM Corp., Research Triangle Park, N.C.
Color Jetprinter 2030
Lexmark Int'l. Inc., Lexington, Ky.
DLL 5010M Laser Bar Code Scanner
Symbol Technologies, Inc./Datalogic S.p.A., Holtsville, N.Y., and Bologna, Italy, and Altitude, Inc., Somerville, Mass.
Multimedia Speakers
ZIBA Design, Portland, Ore., and Kenwood Corp., Long Beach, Calif.

SILVER
AlphaStation and AlphaServer Design Language
Digital Equipment Corp., Marlboro, Mass., and IDEO Product Development, Lexington, Mass.
Digital Load Carrying System
Carlson Technology Inc., Livonia, Mich., and Sarratt Acq. Management, Alexandria, Va., for GM/Hughes Aircraft Co., Arlington, Va.
eMate 300
Apple Computer Inc., Cupertino, Calif.
Eon Portable Performance Series
Fitch Inc., Boston, and JBL Professional, Northridge, Calif.
GPC 2000 Series European Center Controlled Pallet Truck
Design Central, Columbus, Ohio, and Crown Equipment Corp., New Bremen, Ohio, and Munich
Network Server Series
Lunar Design, Palo Alto, Calif., and Apple Computer Inc., Cupertino, Calif.
Personal Post Office
Pitney Bowes Inc., Shelton, Conn.
TapeStor Drive Family
frogdesign, inc., Sunnyvale, Calif., Austin, Tex., New York, and Altensteig, Germany, for Seagate Technology, Costa Mesa, Calif.

BRONZE
12.0 Volt Flexible Floodlight
Altitude, Inc., Somerville, Mass., Black & Decker, Inc., Shelton, Conn., and DeWalt, Towson, Md.
Computer Cap
VENT, Campbell, Calif., for Virtual Vision, Inc., Redmond, Wash.
DocuMatch Integrated Mail System
Pitney Bowes Inc., Shelton, Conn.
FD40 Paper Folding Machine
Pitney Bowes Inc., Shelton, Conn.
HP LaserJet 5L
ZIBA Design, Portland, Ore., and Hewlett-Packard, Boise, Idaho
O2 Desktop Workstation
Silicon Graphics, Inc., Mountain View, Calif., Alchemy, Inc., San Francisco, and Lunar Design, Inc., Palo Alto, Calif., for Silicon Graphics, Inc.
Personal Environments System
Fitch Inc., Boston, and Johnson Controls, Milwaukee
PowerPort Platinum Pro Fax/Modem Connector
Lunar Design, Palo Alto, Calif., and Global Village Communication, Sunnyvale, Calif.
Origin 2000/Onyx 2 Rack System
Taylor & Chu Industrial Design, a member of DESIGNet, San Francisco; Silicon Graphics Inc. SSG, Mountain View, Calif.; Moto Development Group, San Francisco; Impacc, Redmond City, Calif.; and SurfaceLine, Cupertino, Calif.
Symmetra Power-Array 12000
Bleck Design Group, Chelmsford, Mass., for American Power Conversion Co., West Kingston, R.I.
Tool Box
Product Systems Int'l., Lancaster, Penn., and Black & Decker, Inc., Towson, Md.

CONSUMER PRODUCTS

GOLD
The BOSTON Grip Stand Up Stapler
Spectrum Boston Consulting, Boston, for Hunt Manufacturing Co., Philadelphia
Computer Accessories
Zelco Industries, Inc., Mt. Vernon, N.Y., and Bernstein Design Associates, New York
Elph
Canon Inc., Tokyo
Fun Saver Sports Camera
Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester, N.Y.
Perfect Fit In-line Skate
Leisure, Inc., Chanhassen, Minn., for Launch Sports, Chanhassen, Minn.
Schrade Tough Tool
ChaseDesign, Inc., Skaneateles, N.Y., for Imperial Schrade Corp., Ellenville, N.Y.
Safe Keep Monitors
ZIBA Design, Inc., Portland, Ore., and The Coleman Co., Wichita
Toast Logic Toaster with Window
frogdesign, inc., Sunnyvale, Calif., Austin, Tex., New York, and Altensteig, Germany, for Sunbeam-Oster, Schaumburg, Ill.
SILVER
2-in-1 Easel Table
Fisher-Price, Inc., East Aurora, N.Y.
Children's Furniture
MetaMorf, Inc., Portland, Ore.
Digital Home Theater Television
Montalbano Development Inc., Great Neck, N.Y., Projectavision Inc., New York, and Lunar Design Inc., Palo Alto, Calif.
ERGO 2000 Putty Knife and Scraper
Deskey Associates, New York, for Red Devil, Inc., Union, N.J.
Equinox
ZIBA Design, Portland, Ore., and NEC America, Mountain View, Calif.
For Women Only Brushes
ECCO Design, Inc., New York, for Goody Products, Peachtree City, Ga.
Heat Stream Ceramic Heater Line
AdobeAir Inc., Phoenix, and Designology, Scottsdale, Ariz.
Impulse 2 Snorkel
U.S. Divers Co., Lake Forest, Calif., and Placentia, Calif.
Pop-Up Tape Strip Dispenser
3M, St. Paul, Minn.
Presario All-in-One Desktop PC
Compaq Computer Corp., Houston
Presario Minitower Series 4000, 6000 and 8000
Compaq Computer Corp., Houston, Fitch Inc., Columbus, Ohio, and Harman/JBL, Los Angeles
Snap Track Pocket Attachment System
Survival, Inc., Seattle
Stella Keyboard Support
IDEO Product Development, San Francisco, and Palo Alto, Calif., for details, Caledonia, Mich.
The Ultimate Hanger
Beyond Design, Inc., Chicago

BRONZE
Better Battery Box
Designhaus, Inc., Seattle, Wash., for Blue Sea Systems, Bellingham, Wash.
Clear Classics Intellivent System of Food Storage Containers
Rubbermaid Inc., Wooster, Ohio
Cutting Boards
Gad Shaanan Design, Montreal, and Trudeau, Montreal
Gator-Grip
WorkTools, Inc., Chatsworth, Calif., for Endeavor Tool Co., LLC, Guilford, Conn.
Icyrider Steerable Snow Sled
Rubbermaid Inc., Wooster, Ohio
Infinia
Pentagram Design, San Francisco, for Toshiba America Information Systems, Irvine, Calif.
KingFisher 220
Kouo Design, Singapore, for McBell PTE Ltd., Singapore
Little Green
BISSEL Inc., Grand Rapids, Mich., and Mito Product Development, Jenison, Mich.
Northstar Camping Lantern
Human Factors Industrial Design, Inc., New York, and The Coleman Co., Wichita
Panasonic Upright Vacuum Cleaner
Matsushita Appliance Corp., Danville, Ky., and Matsushita Electric Home Appliance Design Dept., Osaka, Japan
Presario 1000 Series Portable PC
Compaq Computer Corp., Houston
Snake Light Outdoor Lanterns
Altitude, Inc., Somerville, Mass., and Black & Decker, Inc., Shelton, Conn.
Sure Grip Fire Extinguishers
Product Genesis, Inc., Cambridge, Mass., and First Alert/BRK Brands, Aurora, Ill.
True Fit Safety Gate
Insight Product Development, LLC, Chicago, for BRK Brands/First Alert, Inc., Aurora, Ill.
SpaceOrb 360
IDEO Product Development, Boston, for SpaceTec IMC, Lowell, Mass.
Troy-Bilt Tiller/Edger
Fitch Inc., Columbus, Ohio, for Garden Way Inc., Rensselear, N.Y.
Velo 1
Lunar Design, Palo Alto, Calif., and Philips Electronics, Sunnyvale, Calif.
Velocity Hockey Protective Equipment
EPX90, EPX70, SGX70, SGX90 Bauer Inc., Montreal

DESIGN EXPLORATIONS

GOLD
Corporate Consulting Design Strategy and Process
NCR Design Center and NCR Corporate Design Integrity, Dayton, for NCR Corp.
All Activity Vehicle Concept
Mercedes-Benz Advanced Design of N.A., Irvine, Calif., and Mercedes-Benz AG/Bereich Design, Sindelfingen, Germany
CAVEAT 2.0, Computer Assisted Video Ethnography Analysis Tool
E-Lab, LLC, Chicago
Digital Ink
EDRC, and Carnegie Mellon University Dept. of Design, Pittsburgh, for Intel Corp., Santa Clara, Calif.
MIDCAB Surgical System
Hiemstra Design, San Francisco, for CardioThoracic Systems, Cupertino, Calif.
Office Explorations
Haworth, Inc., Holland, Mich.
T.H.I.S. (Tandem Hardware Image Strategy)
Tandem Computers, Inc., Cupertino, Calif., and EXO Design, Pleasanton, Calif.

SILVER
ForeRunner Research
IDEO Product Development, San Francisco, for Heartstream, Seattle
Information Appliances Conceptual Design Program
Pentagram Design, San Francisco, for Diba, Inc., Menlo Park, Calif.
Macintosh Athena Concept
Apple Computer, Inc., Cupertino, Calif.
NETboard
Samsung Electronic Co., Palo Alto, Calif.
Plymouth "PRONTO" Concept Vehicle
Chrysler Pacifica, Carlsbad, Calif.
Rainbow-Advanced Product Framework
Nortel, Ottawa, Canada

BRONZE
Biofeedback Snowboard
Carr & Lamb Design, Syracuse, N.Y., and Point, Richmond, Vt.
"Couture" Series Visual Paradigm
Xerox Corp., Rochester, N.Y.
Enterprise Power Mac
frogdesign, inc., Sunnyvale, Calif., Austin, Tex., New York, and Altensteig, Germany, for MacWorld, San Francisco
Funny Telecom Series "Weeble Phone"
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Seoul
The Future of Work
IDEO Product Development, San Francisco, and London, for Steelcase, Grand Rapids
"Junior" TV
Samsung Design Europe, London
Keep on Flippin'
IDEO Product Development, Palo Alto, Calif.
Hammer Drill Concept
Fitch Inc., Columbus, Ohio, for LG Industrial Systems Co., Ltd., Joong Gu, Seoul
"Quick Draw" Battery Case
Carlson Technology Inc., Livonia, Mich., and A.D. Little, Cambridge, Mass., for US Army Natick RD&E Center, Natick, Mass.
Vickers Neonatal Intensive Care Workstation
Human Factors Industrial Design, Inc., New York, for Air-Shields, Inc., Marietta, Ga.

ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGNS

GOLD
Airtecture
Festo Corporate Design, Esslingen, Germany
IDEO Product Development/S.F. Studio
Baum Thornley Architects, San Francisco, and IDEO Product Development, San Francisco
Steelcase WorkLife
New York IDEO Product Development, Palo Alto, Calif., and San Francisco; Kohn Pederson Fox, New York; E-Lab Inc., Chicago; and eMotion Studios, Sausalito, Calif.; for Steelcase WorkLife, New York

SILVER
200 Newbury St/Niketown
Coco Raynes Associates, Inc., Boston, for Child, Bertman, Tseckares Inc., Boston, and The Two Hundred Newbury Street Corp.
Celebration Temporary Preview Center
Pentagram Architecture and Pentagram Design, New York, for Walt Disney Imagineering, Celebration, Fla.
Market Site-ViewScape Display Control System
Imtech Corp., Denville, N.J., for The Nasdaq Stock Market, Washington, D.C.
Martin Luther King, Jr., Visitor Center
Ralph Appelbaum Associates, New York; Northern Light Productions, Boston; Malone Displays, Decatur, Ga.; Atta, Inc., New York; and Magnum Corp., Atlanta; for Martin Luther King, Jr., National Historic Site, Atlanta
Smart Space
Smart Design Inc., New York, and Risa Honig & Bryce Sanders Architects, New York
The Fashion Center Information Kiosk
Pentagram Architecture and Pentagram Design, New York, for The Fashion Center Business Improvement District, New York

BRONZE
"Bearing Witness: A Community Remembers"
Ralph Appelbaum Associates, New York.; John Roth, Claremont, Calif.; Jody Small, Fairlawn, N.Y.; Electrosonic, Minneapolis; and Maltbie Associates, Mt. Laurel, N.J.; for Holocaust Museum Houston
"Corian? Corian!" Trade Show Exhibit
Pentagram Architecture and Pentagram Design, New York, for DuPont Corian, Wilmington, Del.
Environmental Strategy
frogdesign, inc., Sunnyvale, Calif., Austin, Tex., New York, and Altensteig, Germany; Michael McDonough, New York; Lori Weitzner Design, New York; and Architekturbo Belzner + Partner; for Lufthansa German Airlines, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Furniture Showroom
Kane Design Studio, San Francisco, for Tuohy Furniture Corp., St. Paul, Minn.
Information Systems for Cultural Accessibility in Museums
Coco Raynes Associates, Inc., Boston, for Direction des Musees de France, Paris
Retail Merchandising Program
Retail Planning Associates Inc., Columbus, Ohio, for Microsoft, Redmond, Wash.
Renovation for ADA Compliance
Ratio Architects, Inc., Indianapolis, for Cummins Engine Co., Inc., Columbus, Ind.
Swatch Olympic Pavilion Exhibition
eight inc., San Francisco, for Swatch AG, Switzerland

FURNITURE

GOLD
Mateo's Crib

Curve ID, New York, and Robert Wilson Furniture Design, Hoboken, N.J.

SILVER
AR5 Interior Wash Luminaire

TXS Industrial Design, Richardson, Tex., for Irideon, Inc., Dallas
Gratefish Storm Drain
Muak Design, San Francisco
The Indoor/Outdoor Chair & Table
The Burdick Group, San Francisco, for Itoki Co. Ltd., Tokyo
Migrations
Brayton Int'l, High Point, N.C.
XOREL Chair
Kane Design, San Francisco, for Carnegie, Rockville Centre, N.Y.

BRONZE
Agio SOHO Desk System

ZIBA Design, Portland, Ore., and Modo, Inc., Beaverton, Ore.
Arrio Freestanding Systems Furniture
Studio 222, Grand Haven, Mich., and Chadwick & Associates, Santa Monica, Calif., for Herman Miller, Inc., Zeeland, Mich.
Chit Chat
Kerr Keller Design, Toronto, Canada, for Keilhauer, Scarborough, Canada
WingNut Workstation
Palo Alto Design Group Inc., Palo Alto, Calif., and Lippert & Lippert, Palo Alto, Calif.

MEDICAL & SCIENTIFIC EQUIPMENT

GOLD
ForeRunner Defibrilator

Heartstream, Seattle, and IDEO Product Development, Palo Alto, Calif., for Heartstream
LARA System
ION Design, Edgewater, N.J., for Alimenterics, Inc., Morris Plains, N.J.

SILVER
36 AC/DC Clamp Meter

Fuke Corp., Everett, Wash., for Fluke Corp.
BV 300 Series
NV Philips Corporate Design Group, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

BRONZE
Advantouch Dental Instruments

Herbst Lazar Bell, Inc., Chicago, for Hu-Friedy Mfg., Inc., Chicago
Bipolar Forceps System
Windi Winderlich Design GmbH, Hamburg, Germany, for Olympus Winter + Jbe GmbH, Hamburg, Germany
Datavisor 80 High Performance Head Mounted Display
ION Design, Edgewater, N.J., for n-Vision, McLean, Va.

PACKAGING & GRAPHICS

GOLD
Dual Stereo Graphical Interface User
frogdesign, inc., Sunnyvale, Calif., Austin, Tex, New York, and Altensteig, Germany, for Karstadt-Neckermann, Essen, Germany
G.H. Bass & Co. Packaging
Pentagram Design, New York, for G.H. Bass & Co., South Portland, Me.

SILVER
Apple Advanced Chinese Input Suite (ACIS)
Apple-ISS Research Center, Singapore
Frappuccino Four-Pack and Bottle Packaging Hornall Anderson Design Works, Inc., Seattle, for Starbucks Coffee Co., Seattle
I.D. Annual Design Review '96 CD-ROM
Fitch Inc., Columbus, Ohio, I.D. Magazine, New York
Observation Access
IDEO Product Development, San Francisco, and E-Lab, Inc., Chicago, for Steelcase, Grand Rapids, Mich.

BRONZE
Presario Packaging/Global Packaging Strategy
Fitch Inc., Columbus, Ohio, and Compaq Computer Corp., Houston
Cooper Inline Hockey Protective Gear Hanger
Visual Marketing Associates, Inc., Dayton, Ohio, for Canstar Sports Group, Inc., Greenland, N.H.
Laserfile CD Package
Laserfile Int'l. Inc., Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and Design Core, Inc., Redding, Conn.
MSN Program Viewer (Core User Interface)
Microsoft, Redmond, Wash.
"Seokkuram" Multimedia Title
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Seoul, for the United Nations, New York

STUDENT DESIGNS

GOLD
ECKO Expandable, Communications & Knowledge, Operations System

Christine Enderby, of Center for Creative Studies, Detroit, for NCR Corp., Dayton

SILVER
Atalla Hardware Encryption Concept

Students at San Jose State University, San Jose, Calif., and Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland, with Tandem, Cupertino, Calif.

BRONZE
"Fun Sound"

Martin Lotti of Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, Calif.
MD2015 FLIGHT STATION
Students at Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, Calif., for McDonnell Douglas, Long Beach, Calif.
SOPAPA
Marina Romano of Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, Calif.
The Physics of Toys
Students at Western Washington University, Bellingham, Wash.

TRANSPORTATION

GOLD
Ka
Ford Motor Co., Dearborn, Mich.

SILVER
Magnum 20" Wiper Blade
WorkTools, Inc., Chatsworth, Calif. for Jamak Fabrication, West Lerford, Tex.
Sebring Convertible Automobile
Chrysler Corp., Auburn Hills, Mich.

BRONZE
Driv'nPlow
Solotec Corp., Pittsburgh, MAYA Design Group, Lisa Carvajal, LSB Technology and Daedalus Design, Inc., Pittsburgh
Gator Diesel Off Road Utility Vehicle
Henry Dreyfuss Associates, Wood-Ridge, N.J., John Deere Welland Works, Welland, Canada, and John Deere Worldwide Commercial & Consumer Equipment Div., Horicon, Wis.


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