More than $24B of design projects recognized in the New York Design Awards

7 November 2017 | Nick Esser

More than $24B worth of design projects has been recognized in the 2017 New York Design Awards, as winners are announced.

“We’re delighted to recognised such a strong contingent of award winners from across New York’s diverse design marketplace,” said New York Design Awards Chairman Mark Bergin.

According to Mr Bergin, the projects entered in the awards show that the city is leading the world in the design market, and that as well as improving quality of life, design can drive the economy.

“New York is a global design leader. The depth of entries in this year’s awards demonstrate that design in New York is clearly thriving,” said Mr Bergin.

“As well as enriching lives, design contributes to the city’s economy and it is vital to recognise those with the courage to create and design excellence.” 

Unique to the Awards, each award is shared between the commissioner and the designer; recognising that relationships and collaboration are at the heart of the design industry.  

“It’s fantastic to see so many courageous design commissioners and designers collaborating and producing outstanding design projects. These relationships are essential to the design industry and need to be celebrated for the industry to continue it’s outstanding performance,” said Mr Bergin.

In total 39 Gold Design Awards and 46 Silver Design Awards were announced.

The New York Design Awards is organised by DRIVENxDESIGN a global community of 75,000 design experts that celebrate creative courage, recognise design excellence and grow demand for design. In New York a panel of 180 of the world’s leading design minds providing curatorial, judging and creative direction.

DRIVENxDESIGN run design awards throughout the world including San Francisco, Chicago, London, Hong Kong and Sydney, and provide the design community links into global markets and an efficient method to gain recognition in export markets.

"We are extremely proud and excited about the success of our New York program,” said Mr Bergin.

“And we’re excited about its continuing growth and further involvement from leading design organisations, studios and brands as we work together to strengthen the design economy and increase awareness about the importance and unquestionable benefits of good design.”

For media enquiries contact:

Mark Bergin – Founder & Awards Chairman
mark@drivenxdesign.com
+44 20 0333 1511
+61 418 565848

New York Design Awards
www.newyorkdesignawards.com

Winners List
www.drivenxdesign.com/NYC17/winners_list.asp

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