04/2011 GRID-IT!®; WINS NAPO ORGANIZORS' CHOICE AWARD - BEST PRODUCT - TECHNOLOGY
Who Is NAPO?
The National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) is a group of about 4,200 professional organizers dedicated to helping individuals and businesses bring order and efficiency to their lives. Our vision is to have the world recognize the value of organizing and turn to NAPO as the leading organizing authority. Our mission is to develop, lead, and promote professional organizers and the organizing industry.
In addition to serving professional organizers, we aim to help consumers and those interested in becoming professional organizers. We offer programs, information, and guidance for each of these groups.
12/2010 GRID-IT!®; WINS GOOD DESIGN AWARD 2010
The GOOD DESIGN 2010 award winners were announced recently and represent the work of thousands of designers from 37 nations. With 500 awards given in 2010, this was a record year for both volume of submissions and number awarded. The United States led the number of awards (178) followed by Germany, (134) and then Italy (50) in categories as diverse as electronics, transportation, furniture and technological innovations. Notable winners include India's Tata Nano car, Marc Newson's SMEG Oven, and Motorola's DROID phone. The call for submissions for 2011 is open and the deadline is July 1, 2011.
Founded in Chicago in 1950 by architects Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Edgar Kaufmann, Jr., GOOD DESIGN bestows international recognition upon the world's most prominent designers and manufacturers for advancing new, visionary, and innovative product concepts, invention and originality, and for stretching the envelope beyond what is considered ordinary product and consumer design.
A complete list of winners and the application for 2011's awards can be found at the Chicago Athenaeum website.
05/2010 GRID-IT!®; WINS RED DOT AWARD
GRID-IT!®; continues to receive national acclaim for its design, winning the much coveted Red Dot Award one year from its launch at CES Jan 2009. Since then GRID-IT®; has been used in over 250 products and growing.