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Hall of Global Innovation
A Celebration of Product Design and Innovation
Take a journey through the minds of home + housewares product innovators. The best and the brightest new ideas from 14 different product categories come together with outstanding combinations of form and function and the ingenuity of tomorrow’s product designers in the Hall of Product Innovation.
- gia Excellence in Product Design Gallery
- gia Excellence in Student Design Gallery
Location: North Building — Grand Concourse Lobby
gia Excellence in Product Design Gallery
Five finalists and one winner in each of 14 different product categories are on display in the gia Product Gallery. These finalists and winners have been hand-picked by a jury of retailers with vested interest in finding and recognizing the most innovative approaches to consumer needs in the home.
gia Excellence in Student Design Gallery
The Next Generation of designers
This global competition energizes design students who create groundbreaking new concepts for housewares products as part of an annual school curriculum sponsored by IHA. Meet the future product design leaders of our industry, see what challenges they are prepared to solve, and get inspired by their energy and vision.