NEW YORK, Oct. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Spark Design Awards, launched in 2007 and celebrating its 10th year is reaching the conclusion of this year's entry period. "Designers still have a few weeks to register their work," Spark CEO Peter Kuchnicki stated. "We have already gathered some excellent examples of state of the art design. Everything from architecture to experiential designs are represented."
The Spark Awards are unique in their emphasis on positive, world-changing design. As Spark Director, Clark Kellogg made clear, "We ask designers to send us work that improves things. We think design can have a strong and positive effect on this world. And we believe that great design demands fierce dedication to sustainability."
Spark Awards are selected by an outstanding interdisciplinary bench of jurors, including:
Mike Nuttall, IDEO Founder
David Carson, Principal, David Carson Design
Jennifer Morla, Principal, Morla Design
Rachael Stefanussen, Senior Strategic Designer, BCG Digital Ventures
Qin Li, Director of Industrial Design, fuse project
José Manuel dos Santos, Head of Design/Americas, Philips Lighting
Shiz Kobara, Prof. MFA Industrial Design, Academy of Art and Design Advisor, Savioke Robot
Elger Oberwelz, Design Director, IDEO
Josh Morenstein, Founding Partner, Branch
William Gordon, Director of industrial Design, CamelBak
Howard Nuk, VP Design, Samsung Design America
Hari Nair, Chief Design Officer, Whirlpool China
Julia Chiu, Professor, Musashino Art University
Jan Stael von Holstein, Professor & Board Advisor, Tongji University, College of Design & Innovation
Tak Chi Lee, Professor, Product Design, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Ivy Ross, VP, Head of Design/User Experience, Hardware Products, Google
Dario Antonioni, Director, Spaces & Experience Design, ICON Aircraft
Aaron Poe, VP Digital Experience, Ammunition Group
Will Carey, Executive Design Director, IDEO
Wilhelm Oehl, Partner & Principal, Eight Inc.
Edmund Ng, Partner, KONCEPT Lighting
Tim Dearborn, Director, Experience Design Group, Dell Computer
Joanna Hildebrand, Principal, Joanna Hildebrand Design
Amy Williams, Dean, Fashion Design: CCA
Dena Molnar, Founder, WOVNS
Gaston MacMillan, Advanced Process Design Lead, Fitbit
Chris Gadway, Senior Director, Industrial Design – Wearables, Motorola Mobility
Spark is proudly supported by Autodesk, ArchNewsNow, Core 77, Pluo Web Consulting, Whirlpool China, Hong Kong Trade Development Council and RIOT Creative Imaging.
The Spark Design Awards core mission is to help create a better world though design excellence. Learn about this organization and see more great design at the Spark website landing page at http://www.sparkawards.com.
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