INDEX: the World’s Largest Design Award
INDEX: works globally to promote and apply design and design processes with the capacity to improve the lives of people worldwide.
On 2 September INDEX: awards a total sum of € 500,000 to five designers or design-oriented companies within the categories Body, Work, Home, Play and Community.
Design to improve Life
INDEX: is a Danish-based, non-profit organization which promotes the concept “Design to improve Life”. The concept is based on the values and principles which made Danish design widely renowned in the 20th Century, focusing on humanism, social understanding and democratic thinking.
INDEX: works globally to promote and apply design and design processes with the capacity to improve the lives of people worldwide. The organization is widely recognized for the global biennial design prize, the INDEX: Award, which is the largest cash design prize in the world (worth a total sum of € 500,000) encompassing the five categories Body, Work, Home, Play and Community.
Event: INDEX: Award & INDEX: Award Exhibtion
When: Award ceremony on Friday 2 September – the finalists are exhibited from Friday 2 to Tuesday 25 September
Where: The Opera House & Ofelia Beach, Copenhagen
Tickets: The award ceremony is by invitation only. Entry to INDEX: Award Exhibition is free
More information about INDEX: Award and Exhibitions
Find more information about INDEX: Award, see the finalists at Ofelia Beach (next to The Royal Danish Playhouse – free entry) or the permanent INDEX: Collection at Designmuseum Danmark.
INDEX: Award and INDEX: Award Exhibition are part of Copenhagen Design Week 2011.
Remember Ofelia Beach is a leisurely fifteen minute bike ride from Avenue Hotel.
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