IDEA 2016 Categories

  • Automotive & Transportation: Automotive & Locomotive Exterior and Interior/Marine & Aircraft Exterior and Interior/Motorcycles/ Recreational Vehicles/Bicycles/Concepts & Prototypes
  • Children’s Products: Children’s Toys & Games / Learning Tools / Children’s Accessories / Children’s Apparel / Concepts & Prototypes
  • Commercial & Industrial Products: Building Equipment & Systems / Heavy Machinery / Construction & Industrial Vehicles / Other Equipment or Tools / Concepts & Prototypes
  • Communication Tools: Phones and VOIP / Cell Phones, Smart Phones, PDAs / Navigation Devices / Earpieces & Headsets / Accessories / Concepts & Prototypes
  • Computer Equipment: Desktops / Laptops, Notebooks, Ultra-Mobiles / Tablets / Servers & Housings / Portable Devices / Display Screens, Monitors & Projectors / Input Devices / Peripherals / Concepts & Prototypes
  • Design Strategy: Design Strategy & Management / Design Thinking
  • Digital Design: Interaction / User Interface / Web & Applications / Concepts & Prototypes
  • Entertainment: Stereos, Speakers / TVs, DVD players / Headphones / Cameras & Camcorders / Personal Audio Players / Accessories & Cable Management / Home Theater / Musical Instruments / Multimedia & Gaming Equipment / Multi-Function Devices / Mobile Entertainment / Concepts & Prototypes
  • Environments: Corporate, Public & Private Spaces / Environmental Graphics & Signage Systems / Museum Exhibits & Set Designs / Showrooms & Retail Merchandising / Trade Show Exhibits / Street Lighting and Furniture / Concepts & Prototypes
  • Home & Bath: Furniture / Accessories / Flooring / Carpets / Décor / Bedding / Lighting / Windows / Materials / Bathroom & Sanitary Furnishings / Accessories / Wellness Rooms and Equipment / Control Elements and Systems / Concepts & Prototypes
  • Kitchen: Kitchen Furniture/ Appliances / Lighting / Tableware / Utensils / Cookware / Cutlery / Accessories / Concepts & Prototypes
  • Medical & Scientific Products: Clinical & Diagnostic Products / Industrial & Scientific Products / Surgical & Therapeutic Products / Home-Care & Self-Care Products / Concepts & Prototypes
  • Office & Productivity: Supplies & Organizers / Equipment & Fixtures / Writing Instruments / Office Furniture & Lighting / Concepts & Prototypes
  • Outdoor & Gardens: Camping / Hiking / Climbing / Scuba Diving / Gear / Helmets / Backpacks / Hydration Products / Outdoor Cooking / Pet Accessories / Garden & Outdoor Furniture / Garden Equipment & Tools/ Garden Lamps & Lighting / Décor / Accessories / Concepts & Prototypes
  • Packaging & Graphics: Packaging Graphics / Packaging Structures / Concepts & Prototypes
  • Personal Accessories: Apparel / Bags & Cases / Eyeglasses / Footwear / Hats / Watches / Concepts & Prototypes
  • Research: Design Research Projects
  • Service Design: Revenue Generating Services / Non-Profit Services / Government Services / Concepts and Prototypes
  • Social Impact Design: Products: Design for the Majority / Humanitarian and NGO / Public Spaces / Government / Concepts and Prototypes
  • Sports, Leisure & Recreation: Toys & Games / Sporting, Fitness & Camping Gear / Sporting & Fitness Accessories / Concepts & Prototypes
  • Student Designs: Undergraduate Student Projects / Graduate Student Projects