IcELaNDIC DESIgN awaRD 2019

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The Icelandic Design Awards was rewarded for the sixth time on the 14th of November.

The ceremony took place at Iðnó were the minister of tourism, industry and innovation, Þórdís Kolbrún R. Gylfadóttir gave out the main price.

Here are the winners for Iceland Design Awards 2019

Wave by Genki Instruments

Winner

Wave by Genki Instruments is a ring designed for musicians to enhance their experience and interpretation. It is a tool for creativity, an exciting and futuristic project pointing to where wearable technology is heading and should feel natural.

“The quality of the product is testament to the rigorous research and development that placed users at its core at every stage. Genki Instruments is a design-driven hardware technology company, an inspirational start-up were design, engineering and music combine, encapsulating vision, passion and endurance, and has received recognition from across the world.”

Omnom Chocolate

Best investment in design 2019

Best investment in design 2019 goes to Omnom, a small-batch, artisan chocolate maker based in Reykjavík, Iceland. It was founded in 2013.

“The process from idea to best selling product is exciting. The founders have worked with designers, first André Visage and now Veronica Filippin, throughout the whole process, from product development and packaging to POS material. This holistic approach of taste and branding has led to a successful business story and is a clear example of added value by good design.”


Manfreð Vilhjálmsson, architect

Honorary prize 2019