Slovenian Design Biennial Medal Winners

BIO Quality Concept Award: The Argo, A Boat for Touring the
Ljubljanica River, by Jernej Jaroslav Kropej

October 13, 2008. Bio.21, the 21st Biennial of Industrial  Design, sponsored by the Architecture Museum of Ljubljana, recently announced the winners of its Gold Medal awards and Quality Concept designs. The pieces, chosen by an international jury for their ‘quality, innovation and contemporary appeal,’ will be on show at the museum in Slovenia through November 2. The designs range from free-standing kitchen appliances, a James Bond-worthy boat,  a system for the disarmament of explosives, and a glassy funicular for the ride up to Ljubljana Castle.

BIO Gold Medal: Funicular Railway to Ljubljana Castle, by
Miha Kerin, Majda Kregar, Ambient, d. o. o.

BIO Quality Concept Award: Qube White, Free-Standing
Household Appliances, by Tina Je_abek, Gorenje Design
Studio, d. o. o.

BIO Quality Concept Award: Guardian System for the
Disarmament of Explosive Ammunition Components, by
Aleks Komel

BIO Quality Concept Award: 3P Trekking Poles, by Igor
Ravbar, Ljubljana, Slovenia