Call for Entries for the Nightingale Product Design Awards

2015.0928.Nwy.CHD.NightingaleAwardsSponsored by Contract and Healthcare Design magazines in conjunction with The Center for Health Design, the Nightingale Product Design Awards recognize the best new products exhibited at the annual Healthcare Design Expo & Conference.

Purpose: To recognize excellence and innovation in healthcare product design.

Who Can Enter: Product manufacturers exhibiting at the annual Healthcare Design Expo & Conference held each November.

Entries are now being accepted. Deadline is October 26, 2015.

Submit your entry here:

Entry Criteria: Submitted products must be new healthcare and contract (non-residential) products introduced to the U.S. market since November 2014 and must not have been entered in previous Nightingale Awards competitions. This competition is open only to companies exhibiting during the Healthcare Design Expo & Conference, November 14–17, 2015, at the Gaylord National Convention Center. Prototypes are not eligible. Each manufacturer is limited to a total of four entries. A jury of design professional reviews entrants based on the following criteria:
Contribution to the healing environment
Quality and durability
Aesthetics and style

Product Categories:
Architectural Products: Clinical (i.e.: headwalls)
Architectural Products: Non-Clinical (i.e.: drains; hardware)
Art & Fine Art Solutions
Carpet (a collection is a single entry)
Fabrics & Textiles (a collection is a single entry)
Flooring: Hard-Surface & Resilient
Furniture Collections (Non-Seating)
Seating: Guest/Lounge
Seating: Patient
Signage & Wayfinding
Surfacing Materials
Technology Support
Walls: Movable
Window Shading & Treatments

About Us:
The Center for Health Design is a nonprofit 501c(3) research and advocacy organization whose mission is to transform healthcare environments for a healthier, safer world through design research, education and advocacy.

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