National Design Awards
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Designer of the Year
Designer of the Year 2009 was architect Gigodesign (2007), (2006), (2005), (2004), and (2003).for his achievements in the field of furniture design. Previous award winners were (2008),
Interior of the Year
In 2009 the Interior of the Year Award was bestowed to Dekleva Gregorič Arhitekti for the showroom Pertot in Trieste. In 2008 the School of Economics in Murska Sobota by , , and won the Interior of the Year 2008 title – the awarded building also received the Plečnik Award and the Golden Pencil Award.
Previous winners were SNG Opera and Ballet Ljubljana (2006), Lena and from ARK Arhitektura Krušec for the Pilates Centre on Wolfova ulica in Ljubljana centre (2005), and for the interior of the office of the Maechtig-Vrhunc Arhitekti studio (2004).and for the interior of the Ljubljana restaurant Cubo (2007), and from with co-author for the interior of the Opera bar located near the
This special award of the Month of Design is granted to Slovene companies which incorporate quality design into their development strategies. In 2009 the title was bestowed to the company Akrapovič, a world renown manufacturer of motorcycle exhausts. The previous recipients of the Success Story prize were the companies Pipistrel, Intra lighting, Gorenje, Seaway, Tipro Keyboards, OLoOP Design, and Porcelain Catbriyur.
Timeless Slovenian Design
The collection Timeless Slovenian Design is aimed at presenting the most notable Slovene products by authors who have promoted design in practice at home and abroad. The collection has been expanding each year since 2004 and includes the following eye-catching designs: Cockta bottle (, 1953), Rex chair ( , 1954), microphones MD9 ( , 1963), kiosk K-67 ( , 1966), Tomos ATX 50 motorcycle ( , 1983), Iskra ETA 85 telephone ( , 1985), Gondola reclining chairs ( , 1969/70), Pobi battery charger ( , 1973), and Universal electrical tools ( , 1960 – 1970). In 2009 the chair Sistem L ( , 1981) was added to the collection.
Young Prospective Designers
Rising stars in the field of industrial, fashion and interior design have been honoured with the Young Prospective Designers Award since 2006.
Young Prospective Designers 2009 are ProstoRož (2008), , (2007), , (2006)., , (industrial design), , (interior design), , and (fashion design). The winners of previous years are industrial designers , (2008), , (2007), , (2006). The awardees in fashion design are , (2008), , (2007), , (2006), and in interior design ,
Enota Architects) received the title Young Prospective Designers in 2003 along with , , , , , and ., , and (