Simona Maschi on the Jury for the IXDA Awards

Friday, 15th Nov 2013


The 2014 Interaction Awards are now open for admissions – until 15 September!

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Building on last year’s success, IXDA are excited to continue inspiring the global Interaction Design community of professionals and students to share, discuss and celebrate excellence in Interaction Design.

Dr. Genevieve Bell, Intel Fellow and Director of Interaction and Experience Research, Intel Labs is this year’s Interaction Awards Jury Chair. Dr. Bell is joined by an international panel of experts across design domains.

The six jury members for 2014 are:

Aaron Siegel (Treviso, Italy)
Head of Interaction and Online Experience, Fabrica

Anab Jain (London, UK and Ahmedabad, India)
Founder and Co­Director, Superflux

Fiona Raby (London, England)
Partner, Dunne & Raby and Professor of Industrial Design, University of Applied Arts, Vienna

Matt Nish­Lapidus (Toronto, Canada)
Design Director, Normative and Board of Directors, IxDA

Simona Maschi (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Co­founder and Director, CIID

Xin Xiangyang (Wuxi, China)
Professor and Dean, School of Design, Jiangnan University

The jury will meet in November 2013 at Fabrica in Italy to evaluate entries and select outstanding projects across six categories that speak to the intentions of our designs and the nature of the interactions we create: Optimizing, Engaging, Empowering, Expressing, Connecting, Disrupting. Entries will be evaluated based on the criteria of opportunity, audience, impact and craft.

Finalists will be notified December 2013 and winners officially announced and celebrated at the Interaction14 conference in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, February 5­8, 2014.

Read more information about the Interaction Awards rules, categories and prizes.

The 2013 Interaction Awards recognised 25 projects selected from hundreds of entries from 27 countries. These projects demonstrated exceptional interaction design ranging from health ­related products to interactive installations to new tools for civic participation.

21 Balançoires, from Daily tous les jours was awarded Best in Show, UX for Good: New Orleans, UX FOR GOOD was awarded People’s Choice, 100 BPM, by Maxime Dubreucq, Doris Feurstein, Shivanjali Tomar, Natalie Vanns and Umeå Institute of Design took home both Best Student and Best Concept.

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