Between December 11 and 12, 2014, the awarding ceremonies of the Golden Pin Design Award and the China Red Star Design Award, two design accolades representing the highest design level of worldwide Chinese, were successively held in Taipei and Beijing.
The Golden Pin Design Award competition is the most authoritative professional design competition with the longest history and the highest reputation in Taiwan. In 2014, it opens to worldwide Chinese for the first time in 33 years.
In 2014, the China Red Star Design Award saw a record number of more than 6,000, and became the world’s first product design competition with submitted works exceeding 6,000 in a year, outreaching the Red Dot Award, iF, IDEA and other international awards.
After winning two world’s highest design awards at the awarding ceremony of Red Dot Award in Essen of Germany on July 7, 2014, WOW!dea design team received the China Red Star Design Award and the Golden Pin Design Award in competitions for worldwide Chinese, marking a good start for our career in 2015.
The WOW!dea MOCA X7 Multi-functional Portable Data Card, after winning the Red Dot Award, successively received the China Red Star Design Award and the Golden Pin Design Award 2014 for its excellent design concept, innovation and practicality which have been widely recognized.
With the innovative idea of “extreme simplicity, ultra-thin portability”, the product is suitable to be used on the way in the mobile Internet era. Through innovative design, it functions as a data synchronization cable, a charging cable, a portable data storage service, a card reader, a backup SIM card carrier, a SIM card removing tool and a screen cleaning tool. With the size of a credit card and a thickness of only 5mm, it fits easily into a card pouch.
WOW!dea MOCA X8 Multi-functional Portable Charger (see above), upgraded version of MOCA X8 in 2015, has been available in the market recently. Besides functions of a data synchronization cable, a charging cable, a portable data storage service, a card reader and a SIM card removing tool, the new product has more functions such as a 2500mAh lithium battery as a mobile charger and OTG mobile phone storage expansion that users have expected for a long time.
The WOW!dea KNOCKR Multi-functional Safety Hammer for Outdoor & Auto, winner of China Red Star Design Award 2013, also won high affirmation by the jury of the Golden Pin Design Award, one of the highest design accolades of worldwide Chinese.
The WOW!dea KNOCKR series follows the idea of “caring for life, travel with joy”, and the KNOCKR Multi-functional Safety Hammer for Outdoor & Auto functions as a manual power generator, a LED flashlight, a warning strobe and can be used to cut the seat belt and break the window in emergency. Moreover, it can store the power generated by hand to charge the smart phones. Thus it provides people with a multi-functional self-help tool in their driving or outdoor travel.
The Muuur rabbit cartoon and doll designed by Mr. Yue Xin, Art Director of WOW!dea & SenseDesign, and the font of Yuanlong Heiti created on the basis of Hanyi Font Library, won the Golden Pin Design Award for their exquisite designs.
The “Paper Language” weekly calendar designed by Zhang Xiaotong, Design Director and Chief Designer of WOW!dea&SenseDesign also won the Golden Pin Design Award. He interprets Mr. Zhao Xigang’s paper-cut art from a unique perspective, and brings into full play features of Antalis’ art paper and special printing technique. The paper-cuts reflecting immense traditional Chinese charms are perfectly integrated with the latest printing techniques, which produces a brand new visual effect. The handicraft and the industry, the traditional and the modern, the art and the design, the graphs and the colors are all exhibited on the paper.
With the innovative design concepts, outstanding creativity, and high-level design quality, original-brand products and design service works of WOW!dea&SenseDesign in 2014 have won recognition of the international design community and worldwide Chinese and received nearly 10 prizes of Red Dot Awards, China Red Star Design Award and Golden Pin Design Award. This has boosted our confidence, and we will present more innovative, practical and high-quality designs and products in the future.