The Chicago Athenaeum has proclaimed the Holon people mover, the Icona photo booth cabin, the Bosch GSR – 90C Professional drill, and the Kronotech KP-10 access control device winners of the 2023 Good Design Award in the categories of Transportation, Safety and Security, and Tools.
The Good Design Award is the oldest and most prestigious international recognition that annually honors the best designers for their commitment to creating innovative and cutting-edge products. The design program is organized by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture in collaboration with the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. Pininfarina was awarded by the 2023 Good Design Award jury for its ability to design innovative and functional solutions, thanks to its multidisciplinary expertise.
HOLON is an electric, autonomous people mover that combines sustainability, inclusion, comfort, and safety. Unveiled at CES 2023 in Las Vegas, the vehicle captures attention with an asymmetrical shape that blends maximum functionality with immediate recognizability. The mover is designed with ample space to accommodate a maximum of fifteen passengers. It is intended to be inclusive, featuring electric double-wing doors with photoelectric sensors and an automatic ramp with lowering function for barrier-free access. The automatic securing of wheelchairs inside the vehicle combines comfort and safety. Braille information and audio-visual guidance provide support for visually impaired individuals during journey.