Consumer Product Design

Federation of Hong Kong Industries

Organiser

Federation of Hong Kong Industries

Objective

To promote and recognise the importance of product design in Hong Kong, and to encourage local entrepreneurs to improve the design, research and development of their products.

Eligibility

Eligible entries should be consumer products or consumer-related products (i.e. Consumer Products designed for personal use and living purpose (e.g. home, lifestyle, leisure, health, sports, etc.), other product not for personal use and living purpose (e.g. technician equipment / tool, highway lighting, electronic display for exhibition, etc.) shall not be accepted), wholly or partly a Hong Kong design. Design firms, trading companies or agents can enter the competition with the permission of the above products' proprietary right owners.

Products submitted must be newly designed and in production, and preferably have not been on the market for more than 2 years.

Application will not be accepted if it is submitted in the name of an individual instead of a company or an organisation. Besides, the applicant must be a Hong Kong registered company / organisation or possess a valid Hong Kong Business Registration Certificate.

The Award will not be open to departments / agencies of the HKSAR Government. The restriction however does not cover public-funded or non-governmental statutory institutions (like universities).

(The Organiser reserves the right to make the final decision on the eligibility of entrants.)

Product Nature

Most of the consumer products or consumer-related products are basically eligible to enter (i.e. Consumer Products designed for personal use and living purpose (home, lifestyle, leisure, health, sports, etc.), such as:

  • Computer-related Products;
  • Electronic Products;
  • Electrical Products;
  • Toys;
  • Jewellery, Watches & Clocks;
  • Clothing & Fashion Accessories;
  • Furniture & Household Products, etc

Judging Criteria & Assessment

Followings are the primary factors for assessment:

  • Design (Esthetic / Functional)
  • Quality
  • Environmental
  • Marketability
  • Usefulness of functions
  • Innovation
  • Safety

The above judging criteria are provided for reference only and do not follow in the order of importance. Other criteria such as price, market shares, user-friendliness, contribution to society etc. will also be considered where appropriate.