Titan steals the limelight at the NID-BusinessWorld Awards - 2004

MUMBAI: Titan Industries, has received top honours as it's design team has bagged across six different design categories at the recently concluded NID-BusinessWorld Awards - 2004. Titan Watches and Tanishq Jewellery stole the limelight at this year's Awards by walking away with a total of six accreditations at the ceremony, which saw some of India's the top-notch brands vying for the prized distinction.

Titan Head of Design Michael Foley was awarded the the "Designer of the Year" award for his creativity and design expertise. Titan's Edge watch designed by Michael Foley was adjudged the "Best Accessory Design" in the 'Lifestyle' category while the "Best Accessory Design" in the 'Jewellery' category went to Tanishq's Aamra designed by Pallavi Dudeja Foley of Tanishq Design Studio. 'Devotee' by Abhijit Bansod & Jellyfish by Neil Foley won the "Best

Craft Design" & the "Best Lighting Design" awards respectively. Michael Foley had more to cheer about when his 'Vaayu' for 'Innoviti' was adjudged the "Best Consumer Electronics Product".

Expressing his delight on Titan's achievements, Titan Industries, COO-Watches Bijou Kurien said, "Titan has consistently

demonstrated its leadership position in design expertise by fashioning a concurrent blend of modern technology with rich craftsmanship. These awards are an illustration of the progression of design strengths at our Design Studios."


Titan Design team also was a finalist in various other categories including the newly introduced "Best Public Furniture Award". 'Talisman', the Outdoor Clock by Sandeep Menon was the privileged finalist for this category while Deep Stambha by Abhijit Bansod qualified as finalists for the "Best Lighting Design". Other finalists from Titan included Titan Design Studio for 'Designer of the Year', 'Flip' by Titan, Men's jewellery 'Mechanix' by Debashish Mishra for Best Accessory Design in the lifestyle category and Neil Foley's Bio Bin for the Best Concept Design.



Businessworld-NID Design Excellence Awards was conceptualized in 2003 as a forum for recognising the best in Indian design. The awards were instituted with 6 different categories in 2003 to felicitate and honour professionals and companies for excellence in design in these categories. This year however, the scope of the Business world-NID Design Excellence Awards 2004 was expanded to eight categories (and 26 sub-categories) in product and graphic design.

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