Apure Architectural Lighting wins the GOOD DESIGN® award, the world’s most prestigious, recognized, and oldest Design Awards program organized annually by The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design for its patented Minus 2 fixture series.
GOOD DESIGN covers new consumer products, graphics, and packaging designed and manufactured in Europe, Asia, Africa, and North and South America.
The trademarked, historic awards program was founded in Chicago in 1950 by architects: Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames and Edgar Kaufmann, Jr. and is continued now for 70 years.
GOOD DESIGN is synonymous with the leading and best contemporary design produced around the world.
The distinctive black dot-shaped logo was designed the same year by the late Chicago graphic designer, Mort Goldsholl in 1950. For seven decades, hundreds of thousands of leading winning designers, manufacturers, and global companies print the Good Design logo for awarded products on their packaging, marketing information, advertising, websites, corporate information, posters, billboards, and branding to the widest international consumer audience. From underwater sea drones and new autonomous cars to everyday objects, entries for design and innovation, sustainability, creativity, branding, ecologically responsible design, human factors, materials, technology, graphic arts, packaging, and universal design are submitted annually by various industrial design and graphic design firms working for the FORTUNE 500 companies.
For 2019, over 900 new products and graphic designs were selected and awarded from over 47 countries for new electronics, transportation, medical equipment, protective equipment, energy systems, robotics and bionics, building products/materials, furniture, textiles, industrial, environments, hardware, bath and accessories, kitchen/appliances, floor and wallcovering, tabletop, household products, personal, office products, transportation, children’s products, sports and recreation, lighting, tools, and graphics, branding, and packaging from Europe, Asia, Australia, and the Americas. Apure Architectural Lighting was awarded the elite prize for it's now multi-award winning and patented Minus Series fixture.