Counselor Product Design Awards

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The winners in 13 categories exemplify the height of product design in the ad specialty market today.

1. CALENDARS
Winner: International Merchandise Concepts (asi/62820) - Sliding Perpetual Calendar is made of acrylic and has a sliding date window and MoMA logo screened on back.

2. SPORTS & OUTDOORS
Winner: Leed’s (asi/66887) - New Balance Foam Roller and Carrying Case has an internal storage space to hold water bottle, keys and more. The foam’s grid pattern is ideal for any workout or post-workout stretches..

3. BAGS
Winner: SanMar (asi/84863) - OGIO Excelsior Pack has dual main compartments, a laptop sleeve and an ultra-padded air mesh back.

4. HOUSEWARES
Winner: Logomark (asi/67866) - Camouflage BBQ Set has two rugged handles that attach to eight interchangeable stainless steel tool attachments, including both knives and BBQ accessories. It also includes a corkscrew, cutting board and zippered carry case.

5. DESK ACCESORIES
Winner: Gemline (asi/56070) - Brookstone Helix Bluetooth Speaker is a stylish and unique twist on wireless speakers. It has an operating distance of up to 30 feet.

6. WRITING INSTRUMENTS
Winner: Leed’s (asi/66887) - Balmain Tactical Grip Ballpoint Stylus is an exclusive design inspired by Balmain’s Paris fashion house apparel. It has a graphite barrel with edgy geometric detailing and a premium black ballpoint ink cartridge.

7. WATCHES & JEWELRY
Winner: International Merchandise Concepts (asi/62820) - Solar Ice can be powered by indoor or outdoor light. It has a silicone strap, matching color bezel, luminous dial and rechargeable lithium battery. It can run for 30-45 days without light.

8. DRINKWARE
Winner: Logomark (asi/67866) - Tritan Water Bottle is made from translucent Tritan material with a decorative white polypropylene outer sleeve and matching color accents.

9. TECH ACCESSORIES
Winner: Focus On FITT (asi/54895) - Trekbit Activity Tracker keeps track of steps, calories, distance, sleep patterns and more. Both the hardware and the software are supplied.

10. AWARDS & RECOGNITION
Winner: R.S. Owens & Co. (asi/75530) - Crest Optical Crystal Award is made of eight layers of hand-cut optical crystal that’s polished and formed into identical crescent shapes. The staggered pattern design results in a shape reminiscent of a cresting wave.

11. MEETING & TRAVEL PRODUCTS
Winner: Logomark (asi/67866) - WHIZZIE is a simple yet effective luggage spotter and cable tie. Offered in various colors and fun shapes, it offers many different branding opportunities.

12. APPAREL
Winner: alphabroder (asi/34063) - Immerge North End Sport Red Insulated Hybrid Jacket has unique details like stretch storm cuffs with thumb holes, a detachable cloth system for cleaning eyewear and a moisture-wicking and heat-reflect lining.

13. CAPS & ACCESSORIES
Winner: Eyevertising (asi/57371) - These promotional sunglasses use full-color digital printing directly on the lenses, with the dark or mirrored lenses as the logo background for a striking effect.