In addition to the LocHal, Interpolis and Fresheads have also been nominated for a Dutch Design Award. Together they developed a smart solution for customers to live smarter, more comfortable and safer. The two companies will compete with two other participants under the category 'Best commissioning 2019'. The winners will be announced on Wednesday 12 June.
In addition to offering insurance products, the insurer Interpolis is also developing solutions and services that help prevent damage and hassle. Solutions that help customers live smarter, more comfortable and safer. An approach in which experimentation, prototyping and validation play an important role was chosen. To this end, Interpolis works closely with Freshheads, an agency with the necessary experience in the field of digital innovation and agile working in multidisciplinary teams. This has resulted in an 'embedded' innovation team of creatives, designers, developers, marketeers and other content specialists. Together they devise, validate and develop services for in and around the home. Interpolis now has four special innovation teams that work in this way: in addition to the Smart Solutions for Living team, there are also Smart Solutions for Mobility, Smart Solutions for Entrepreneurship and Well-being teams.
Dutch Design Awards (DDA) has been leading in the interpretation of excellent Dutch design for many years. DDA not only looks ahead, but also back: to our design traditions and the great impact that the Dutch design mentality has in the world. Dutch design is now a global concept and perhaps even a figure of speech. DDA's goal is to go beyond rewarding the best design: they want to keep the conversation about Dutch design going. With a great deal of openness and curiosity, they therefore facilitate exchanges between designers and curators, the public and professionals. In this way, they continue to emphasise the essential impact of design on society and to contribute to the development of the profession. Thanks to the BNO and DesignLink, Dutch Design Awards saw the light of day in 2003 as the Dutch Design Awards. Since 2005, DDA has had an office in the design capital of Eindhoven. With the competition, the Award Show and a retrospective exhibition, DDA shows and rewards the best in the field of Dutch design and brings winners to the attention of colleagues, the press and the general public. DDA is part of the Dutch Design Foundation and is one of the highlights of Dutch Design Week, which attracts over 350,000 visitors annually.