DBA announces 2016 Design Effectiveness Awards shortlist

A total of 61 projects have been shortlisted for the awards ceremony next year.

The BT Home Hub 5, designed by Alloy, won the Grand Prix at the 2015 Design Effectiveness Awards
The BT Home Hub 5, designed by Alloy, won the Grand Prix at the 2015 Design Effectiveness Awards

The Design Business Association has shortlisted 61 projects for the 2016 Design Effectiveness Awards.

BrandOpus, Pearlfisher and Elmwood all have four projects shortlisted for the awards, while Design Bridge and Springetts have three.

DewGibbons and WPA Pinfold each have two shortlisted projects.

The remaining shortlistings go to: JKR, Acumen Design Associates, Identica, 400 Communications, LOVE, True North, Interbrand, Brand Union, Ergo, Good, Radley Yeldar, Echo Brand Design, Lambie-Nairn, The Engine Room, Thompson Brand Partners, Bluemarlin, Creative Leap, Turner Duckworth, Lewis Moberly, Carter Wong, This Way Up, Absolute, Tayburn, Kimpton Creative, Williams Murray Hamm, 999 Design, Else London, JDO, B&B Studio, The Workroom, Factorydesign, United by Design, Ratio Design Associates, Casa Rex, Engine, The Allotment and Kiwi & Pom.

Each of these projects will receive either a gold, silver or bronze categorisation or the Grand Prix award. The winning projects will be announced on 11 February 2016.

The Grand Prix winner will be decided by a panel of business leaders, including PwC chairman Ian Powell, Diageo chief executive Ivan Menezes and Dragons’ Den judge Deborah Meaden.

The BT Home Hub 5, designed by Alloy, won the Grand Prix at the 2015 Design Effectiveness Awards.

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• BT Home Hub named “most effective” design

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