vrd awarded at idea / brasil 2012 with 3 papaiz padlocks

During the Brazilian Design Biennial on September 27 at the House of Culture Fiat in Belo Horizonte (Minas Gerais, Brazil), VRD Research was awarded at the final event of the IDEA/Brazil 2012. The awards went to 3 products, generated during the same Design Driven Innovation project done for the Brazilian company Papaiz.
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Brazil Innovation Highlight 2012:
– Padlock Papaiz NODE
– Padlock Papaiz ACTIVE

Gold:
– Padlock Papaiz NODE – Category: Design Strategy
– Padlock Papaiz NODE – Category: Personal Accessories
– Padlock Papaiz ACTIVE – Category: Sports

Bronze:
– Padlock Papaiz WHITEBOARD – Category: Design Strategy
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Designers:
Alessandro Vassallo, Luz Romero e Juliana Callia from VRD Research
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IDEA/Brazil is the biggest design award in Brazil and reached its 5th edition in 2012. The award, realized under the partnership between Objeto Brasil and IDSA (Industrial Designers Society of America), is the Brazilian version of the IDEA Award.