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.si
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