The Scape Collection received a prestigious Good Design Award Best in Class Accolade in the Product Design Furniture and Lighting category in recognition for outstanding design and innovation. The annual Good Design Awards is Australia’s oldest and most prestigious international awards for design and innovation with a proud history dating back to 1958. The Awards celebrate the best new products and services on the Australian market, excellence in architectural design, engineering, fashion, digital and communication design, design strategy, social impact design and young designers.
More than 55 Good Design Awards Jurors evaluated each entry according to a strict set of design criteria which covers ‘good design’, ‘design innovation’ and ‘design impact’. Projects recognised with a Good Design Award must demonstrate excellence in sound design and convince the Jury they are worthy of recognition at this level.
ABOUT THE SCAPE COLLECTION
Scape responds to the challenges of rapid urbanisation facing our cities with a fluid system designed to foster our relationship with the natural environment, encourage social interaction, provide a place for inspired working, support our need to seek respite and enhance the wellbeing of our communities and workplaces.
The Good Design Awards Jury praised Tait Scape Collection, commenting: “Playful and beautiful work which combines several design languages in its quest to solve functional problems. A fine example of local design which will no doubt be successful locally. A nice combination of materials and finishes to suit a variety of uses. Congrats guys – an amazing result. Friendly, robust, and unique personality.”
Dr Brandon Gien, CEO of Good Design Australia, said: “Receiving a Good Design Award is a significant achievement given the very high calibre and a record number of entries received in 2020.
“There’s no doubt it has been a tough year for everyone, so it’s nice to be able to share some good news for a change. The projects represented in this year’s Good Design Awards shine a positive light on our creative and innovative capacity as human beings. These inspirational winning projects give me hope and optimism that our design community will continue to innovate, no matter how challenging the world around us is.
“Australia’s Good Design Award is more than a symbol of design excellence – it represents the hard work and dedication towards an innovative outcome that will ultimately make our lives better. These projects showcase the sheer brilliance of design and the potential it has to improve our world.”
The 2020 Good Design Awards attracted a record number of submissions with an astonishing 835 design projects evaluated in this year’s international design awards.