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Good Design Award

Under Armour Experience Shanghai China . Awarded the 2014 Good Design Award.

The Good Design Award is regarded as the most prestigious world design award. The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design and Metropolitan Arts Press Ltd. present the Museum's annual GOOD DESIGN ® Awards Program for the most innovative and cutting-edge industrial, product, and graphic designs produced around the world.

HISTORY 1950-2014 - SIXTY FOUR YEARS

Now in its 64th year, GOOD DESIGN is the oldest and the most prestigious Awards Program organized worldwide. Founded in Chicago in 1950 by the former MoMA curator Edgar Kaufmann, Jr., together with such pioneers in modern design as Charles and Ray Eames, Russel Wright, George Nelson, and Eero Saarinen, GOOD DESIGN honors the yearly achievements of the best industrial and graphic designers and world manufacturers for their pursuit of extraordinary design excellence.

Nearly six decades later, The Chicago Athenaeum continues the organization of the program to create a revived awareness about contemporary design and to honor both products and industry leaders in design and manufacturing that have chartered new directions and pushed the envelope for competitive products in the world marketplace.

Annually, designers and manufactures in over 30 nations have been honored for their singular achievements in producing hallmarks of contemporary design. For over 60 years, everything and anything produced in and for the environment from a paperclip to a Boeing 787 Dreamliner or NASA Space Ship have been honored. The GOOD DESIGN logo was designed by Chicago designer, Mort Goldsholl, in 1950.