- Innovation — does the design stand out, provide something new to the market or supplement/improve an existing product or service?
- Aesthetics — artistic value of the form, shape, color, texture, finishing, engineering, material used, etc.
- Functionality — ease of use, safety and maintenance.
- Ergonomics — the overall interaction with the user.
- Durability — the quality and longevity of the design.
- Impact — the benefit delivered to the user and/or society by the design.
- Utility — does the design meet the intended purpose and needs of the user?
- Ecological compatibility — potential environmental and/or ecological impact
- Reality of production — how realistic is it, technically and economically, to bring this design to production and broad-scale use
- Emotional quotient — in addition to fulfilling its practical purpose, will the design create a sense of enjoyment, satisfaction?
The International Design Awards use a scoring scale between 1-10 points. Jury members are assigned categories based on their specific backgrounds and design expertise. All projects are viewed and judged randomly and anonymously to ensure unbiased and fair judging.
The IDA Jury
15TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL DESIGNER OF THE YEAR AWARDS