SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Jul 2, 2012) - Ranked among the top global design consultancies in the world by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA), today TEAGUE announced it won four IDEA Awards presented by the IDSA. Spanning the categories of transportation, commercial and industrial products, design strategy and digital design, the award wins reinforce TEAGUE's position as a leader in the design industry.
"We believe that truly great design is the culmination of industry, creativity, ingenuity, and optimism; IDEA underscores that belief," said John Barratt, TEAGUE president and CEO. "We're very honored to be recognized by the design community, not only for our client work, but also for the work we do to continually push the boundaries of our profession."
TEAGUE's award-winning designs include:
BOEING 787 Dreamliner -- Silver Award, Transportation: Inspired by 787 Dreamliner and centered on comfort and relaxation, the 747-8 Intercontinental delivers an unprecedented long-haul passenger experience. Featuring the most innovative interior of any large commercial jet in-service today, the design positions The Boeing Company at the leading-edge of commercial aviation.
TEAGUEDUINO -- Gold Award, Digital Design: An open source hardware platform that makes building interactive easier, Teagueduino bridges the gap between everyday craft supplies and Arduino, offering real-time feedback and always-valid code creation with no soldering required.
B/E AEROSPACE ESSENCE INSERTS COLLECTION -- Gold Award, Commercial & Industrial Products; Silver Award, Design Strategy: The first complete family product line of its kind, the Essence Inserts Collection redefines the aircraft galley experience. Cost, design and easy-to-use features make it the ideal galley solution, meeting the demand for long-term value while offering meaningful innovation to end users.
Started in 1980 by IDSA, the International Design Excellence Awards program (IDEA®) fosters business and public understanding about the impact of design excellence on the quality of life and the economy. The IDEA program is considered one of the most preeminent design competitions in the nation with its scope and influence reaching far beyond U.S. boundaries. The 2012 competition received thousands of entries submitted from nearly 50 countries across the globe. Out of 660 finalists, 35 were honored with the Gold Award, while 71 received the Silver Award, and 123 won the Bronze Award.
Founded in 1926 by design pioneer, Walter Dorwin Teague, Seattle-based TEAGUE is an award-winning design consultancy internationally recognized for over eight decades as a discerning team with a talent for creating evocative designs. TEAGUE innovates with clients such as Microsoft, HP, T-Mobile, The Boeing Company, SC Johnson, LG, Panasonic, McDonald's, Samsung, Xbox, Starbucks and Nike. Find out more at www.teague.com.