'Melting Bulb' Table/Floor Lamp and
Ap-peel' A Fruit Bowl and Knife won
Good Design 2002
A creation that shines out among the rest! The hottest
lighting gadget to date, seemingly melted and burnt out, Melting
Bulb still emits a warm glow that will liven up any room.
Soft to touch, gentle with the dark, it is your ideal friend to
accompany you through the night. Also a classic piece deriving
from the dinner table, cruise on into the living room for some
refreshing fruit . Ap - Peel i s a fruitful invention that keeps a l l
contents in one basket, including a self - styled sheath for your
knife . Simply take your pick, peel your prize and stick the
knife back into Ap-Peel's appealing ever so tasteful design.
Melting Bulb and Ap-Peel are the original Thai design to
receive the Good Design 2002 Award in the category of Lighting
and Household Product from the Chicago Athenaeum
Museum of Architecture and Design. Both of them are now
displayed in the museum's permanent design collection.
The museum's historic GOOD DESIGN program was
founded in Chicago in 1950 by Edgar J. Kaufmann, Jr. with the
participation of some of America's most important designers:
Eero Saarinen, Charls and Ray Eames, Alexander Girard,
George Nelson, Florence Knoll, Harry Bertoia, Finn Juhl, and
Russel Wright- the pioneering greats of American and modern
GOOD DESIGN remains the oldest and most important design
'Ap-peel' A Fruit Bowl and Knife won Red Dot Award
2002 from the Design Zentrium Nordrhein Westfalen,
An award for high design quality, expressing innovation in
form and function in an exemplary manner, is presented to
Ap-Peel Fruit Bowl and Khife.
The red dot award is one of the most prestigious international
design competitions. Since 1955, expert juries have
made awards annually in the competition for outstanding
design achievements which set new standards in the relevant
product categories . The red dot has thus become one of the
most highly prized and globally recognized seals of quality.
Ap-peel' A Fruit Bowl and Knife won Good Design
(G-Mark) 2002 from Japan Industrial Design Promotion
G-mark" is a symbol of "high-qualified," "great usability," and
"well-balanced" products. I t i s accepted to be used only to the
G-mark awarded products, and its social value is highly and
The Good Design Selection System (G-Mark system), the
antecedent to the Good Design Award, was established in
1957 by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry and
had selected 25,000 products to bear the G-Mark over more
than 40 years. This structure was reborn in 1998, its 42nd
year, as the Good Design Award sponsored by the Japan Industrial
Design Promotion Organization.competition worldwide.