Product Design Awards

Check Out The Winners In 13 Categories

From caps & hats to watches & jewelry, Counselor identifies the best-designed items in the industry.

1. DRINKWARE
Mixer Shaker has a dual-action mixing feature to blend liquids and ingredients efficiently. It has measurement markings, a non-spill lid, carry handle and more. Available from VisionUSA (asi/80060); www.vision1usa.com

2. CALENDARS
Rectangular chalkboard magnet lets you write in the dates for any month of the year. Sticks to any metal surface. Two pieces of chalk and magnetic chalk holder are included. Available from The Magnet Group (asi/68507); www.themagnetgroup.com

3. APPAREL
North End performance mélange interlok jacket is a lightweight zip-up with moisture-wicking properties, and is offered in men’s and ladies’ styles in two crossover colors. Available from Ash City USA (asi/37127); www.ashcity.com

4. AWARDS & RECOGNITION
Magnum Cabernet handpainted bottle is personalized on the front for a golf tournament champion, with previous winners listed on the back. It’s hand sand-blasted for a deep etch. Available from A+ Wine Designs (asi/30223); www.apluswinedesigns.com

5. WRITING INSTRUMENTS
Case Logic dual ballpoint stylus has a sleek matte black brass barrel paired with a rubberized stylus that works on all touchscreens. Available from Leed’s (asi/66887); www.leedsworld.com

6. DESK ACCESSORIES
Coaster Etc. is made from acrylic and has a convenient tray for snacks, vitamins, tea bags, etc., with a coaster for a mug. It’s offered with and without matching mug. Available from VisionUSA (asi/80060); www.vision1usa.com

7. SPORTS & OUTDOORS
Foldable event table provides lightweight carrying and full-sized function in a durable, foldable table. Made of 300D polyester with steel piping. Available from Starline USA Inc. (asi/89320); www.us.starline.com

8. MEETING PRODUCTS
Rotating Case Tech padfolio for tablet offers six different hands-free viewing positions for a tablet and a notepad. There are two imprint areas that can be used. Available from Norwood (asi/74400); www.norwood.com

9. HOUSEWARES
Food jar with microwavable container has Thermos vacuum insulation for temperature retention and removable clear plastic insert that allows the contents to be microwaved. Available from Thermos LLC (asi/91110); www.thermospromo.com

10. CAPS & ACCESSORIES
Sport-Tek spectator tech-friendly gloves with conductive thread in the thumb, forefinger and middle finger on each hand enables user to keep gloves on while using tech device. Available from SanMar (asi/84863); www.sanmar.com

11. BAGS
Pack & Hang duffel has a portable shelving system that lets the user hang the bag from any appropriate-height surface and have instant access to shelves for clothing, shoes and more. Available from Leed’s (asi/66887); www.leedsworld.com

12. WATCHES & JEWELRY
BrandBand bracelet is a lightweight alternative to silicone bracelet. Made of high-quality flexible plastic so it won’t break or warp over time. Available from Innovation Line by Innovation Specialties (asi/62660); www.innovation-line.com

13. TECH ACCESSORIES
Wave Bluetooth speaker has a compact shape in a metallic body that plays music from any Bluetooth-enabled device. It can connect via cord, too. Includes USB charging cord. Available from The Magnet Group (asi/68507); www.themagnetgroup.com