Australia’s annual Good Design Awards program is one of the oldest and most prestigious international design awards in the world, promoting excellence in design and innovation since 1958.
It is recognised by the World Design Organization (WDO) as Australia’s peak international design endorsement program.
The Awards celebrate the best new products and services on the Australian market excellence in architectural design, engineering, fashion, digital and communication design and reward emerging areas of design strategy, social impact and design entrepreneurship.
COELUX – Experience the Sky – won a coveted Good Design Award ( Gold ) in the Product Design category in recognition for outstanding design and innovation.
Born from the desire to communicate natural light, CoeLux is the result of a 12-year scientific research project by Professor Paolo Di Trapani, a physicist of the Department of Science and High Technology at the University of Insubria in Como.
It is a system able to reproduce sun and sky.
“ CoeLux is a clever merger of science, knowledge, technology and creativity to deliver great product. A first floor apartment resident can now install a skylight without upsetting the second floor neighbour! Beautifully resolved.
This is a significant achievement considering the number and calibre of entries received this year.” ……………………………. The Good Design Awards Jury citation
Professor Paolo Di Trapani (CEO & Founder), Giovanni Giobbo (Engineering Manager) and Davide Magatti (R&D Manager) explain the CoeLux technology.
The 61st Good Design Awards Ceremony
The winners of Australia’s 2019 Good Design Awards were announced at a ceremony held at the Star Event Centre, Sydney on Thursday 11th July, 2019
This year, the Good Design Awards attracted a record number of submissions with close to 700 design projects evaluated in this year’s international design awards.
Of this year’s 378 Good Design Award recipients, 255 were designed in Australia and 123 from overseas.
The Awards attracted innovative entries from all corners of Australia and the world, including Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, the Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand and the USA
Order of Proceedings
5:15 pm Red Carpet Arrivals
5:30 pm Guests Seated
5:45 pm Entrées Served
6:15 pm Awards Ceremony Presentations
7:15 pm Intermission + Main Course Served
7:45 pm Awards Ceremony Presentations
9:00 pm After Party + Winners Lounge
12:00 am Night Concludes
Dress Code: Formal / Black Tie
About Good Design Australia
Good Design Australia is an international design promotion organisation responsible for managing Australia’s annual Good Design Awards and other signature design events.
The Good Design Awards represent the diverse spectrum of design with 10 specific Design Disciplines, spanning 28 Categories.
The annual Australian Good Design Awards program proudly showcases superior examples of good design to a national and international audience.
Good Design Australia is committed to promoting the importance of design to business, industry, government and the general public and the critical role it plays in creating a better, safer and more prosperous world.
“Receiving a Good Design Award at this level is a significant achievement given the very high calibre of entries received this year.”
“Australia’s Good Design Award is more than a symbol of design excellence, it represents the hard work and dedication towards an innovative outcome that will ultimately improve our quality of life. These projects showcase the brilliance of design and the potential it has to improve our world,” …….. Dr. Brandon Gien CEO of Good Design Australia
2019 Good Design Awards Judges
Every year, Good Design Australia invites renowned design experts from Australia and around the world to participate in the Good Design Awards evaluation process.
The Good Design Judges consist of leading design experts and are selected based on their area of expertise and ability to bring an individual perspective to the evaluation process.
The judging experts take great pride in setting international best practice in design evaluation.
Good Design Australia takes great pride in setting and maintaining international best practice in our judging process and is proudly one of the few international design award programs who conduct a hands-on evaluation of entries consisting of highly respected national and international design experts.
Jury members consist of leading industry experts and are selected based on their area of expertise and ability to bring an individual perspective to the evaluation process.
40 design, engineering and architectural experts convened in Sydney at Fox Studios from 6-10 May to evaluate entries in the 2019 Good Design Awards
The Good Design Awards Jury spent several days evaluating each entry according to the strict set of design criteria that include:
Good Design: Is it good design, based on the specific criteria for the discipline?
Design Innovation: Does the entry advance the design profession and push the boundaries of new and innovative thinking in design practice?
Design Impact: Does the entry have the potential to make a significant positive impact n society, business, performance or the environment, and will it improve the quality of life for people and our planet?
Projects recognised with a Good Design Award must demonstrate excellence in all areas and convince the Jury they are worthy of recognition.
THE GOOD DESIGN TICK
The Good Design Award accolade, more commonly known as the Good Design Tick, is among the most respected and recognised international design endorsement symbols in the industry.
The Tick is a visible indicator of good design and a brand’s commitment to excellence in design in innovation.
The Good Design Tick of approval offers companies a competitive advantage that leads to increased sales and point of sale differentiation.
These registered trademarks are visible indicators of good design and a brand’s commitment to excellence in design and innovation.
Consumers can be assured that a product, project or service displaying the Good Design Award trademarks have been professionally designed to the highest standards and put through rigorous testing by an independent panel of design experts using a comprehensive evaluation process