The 2008 People’s Design Award


Helvetica: The Movie, Bennington Bookmarks, the Pulse smart pen, the Obama campaign logo. These are among the nominees for this year’s PDA awards at the Cooper-Hewitt. Exercise that voting right early and help pick out the winner!

Every year, Cooper-Hewitt gives out design awards chosen by a jury of distinguished design gurus—but do you agree with the experts?

Now you can make your design voice heard by voting for the 2008 People’s Design Award. Whether it’s handmade or mass produced, high end or low brow, if it’s an example of good design, we want to know about it! On this site, you can browse and search for designs that have already been submitted, or nominate something new.

Cast your vote for your favorite design before 6:00 p.m. EST on October 21, 2008, and check back on this site on October 23 at 10:00 p.m. EST to see the winner announced live at the National Design Awards gala in New York City.


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One Response to The 2008 People’s Design Award

  1. Meredith says:

    My cousin just bought one of the designs that was nominated- the Zon hearing aid. It is fantastic! Really well designed, and small enough to be invisible when he wears it. Kudos to Cooper-Hewitt for picking the best designs for this award. If anyone has a hearing impaired friend or family member, consider it for them:

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