Design & Innovation Awards
Winner – Golden Bridge Awards, 2013
Two of Adlens®‘ variable focus products were named as Gold winners at the 2013 Golden Bridge Awards. Adlens® Adjustables™ took gold in the Healthcare Products and Services category, and the John Lennon™ Collection was awarded gold in the Lifestyle, Beauty and Fashion category. The Golden Bridge Awards are an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring Best Companies of all types and sizes, Best Products, Innovations, Management and Teams, Women in Business and the Professions, and PR and Marketing campaigns from all over the world.
Winner - Stevie Awards – International Business Award, 2013
Adlens®, the global leader in variable focus eyewear, announced today that it has been named a winner of the 2013 Stevie Award, receiving second place for the design of its Adlens® Adjustables™ (coming soon). Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.
Winner – Nikkei Smart Design Award, 2013
Adlens®, the global leader in variable focus eyewear, announced today that it has been named a winner of the 2013 NIKKEI Smart Design Award, receiving second place for the design of its Emergensee™ collection. The NIKKEI Smart Design Award recognises advancements in Smart Design and honours companies with inventive designs that connect daily living and future innovation. Nikkei Design is the most famous and prestigious publication among the designers’ and marketers’ society in Japan.
Winner - Edison Awards, 2013
CHICAGO, USA, April 2013 – Adlens®, the global leader in variable focus eyewear, wins the bronze for the category Lifestyle & Social Impact at the prestigious Edison Awards. The winning product is Emergensee™, which achieved third place, with The John Lennon Collection also making it to the finals.
Winner – LOHAS Design Award, 2012
Hemisphere® was the grand prize winner of the LOHAS Design Award 2012. Presented by the LOHAS Club and Japan’s Ministry of the Environment, the subject of the award was ‘Social Design’. Recognised for its philanthropic design roots and its association with Vision for a Nation as the product with the most potential to create social change.
Winner – Asian Innovation Awards, 2011
Presented by the Wall Street Journal in a prestigious award ceremony in Hong Kong in November 2011, Adlens® was presented with the Gold Award for our Emergensee™ glasses by the Right Honourable Sir John Major, former Prime Minister of the UK. The Awards, sponsored by Credit Suisse, recognised innovations that break with conventional processes in creative ways. Credit Suisse also donated one pair of Emergensee™ glasses to every guest attending the award ceremony – over 250 people.
Winner – Good Design Award, 2011
Adlens® was announced the winner of the global Good Design Award after entering our Emergensee™ and Hemisphere® products. The global Good Design Award, run by the Industrial Design Promotion Organisation of Japan, recognises strong product design, communication design, and design development. The 2011 Award assessed 3,162 entries worldwide.
Finalist – Global INDEX Awards, 2011
In September 2011, Adlens® was shortlisted for the Global INDEX Awards with our Emergensee™ glasses. This Danish organisation recognises global examples of innovative design ideas that improve human life. As a short-listed entry, Adlens® was entered into a design tour of twelve countries where our products were exhibited in prestigious public spaces. Over 10 million people around the world visited these exhibitions.