Design team earns a 2021 European Product Design Award

Red Hat®Marketplace has been recognized by the international design community for its outstanding design. The design team was recently honored by the European Product Design Award with an award in the Other Products Designs/Product User Interface Design category. I’m so proud of all the hard work the team has put into creating an excellent experience for our customers and am thrilled they are receiving the recognition they deserve.

It’s exciting to receive international honors, especially from a reputable design organization such as the European Product Design Award. Submissions to EPDA are…


IBM Cloud Satellite, IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog, and IBM OpenPages with Watson win one of industry’s most prestigious design awards

I am thrilled to announce that for the first time in IBM Design history, 3 of our design teams have won the prestigious Red Dot Award. Hearty congratulations to the IBM Cloud Satellite, IBM Watson® Knowledge Catalog, and IBM OpenPages with Watson design teams for winning a 2021 Red Dot Award in the Brand and Communication Design: Interface and User Experience Design category. For the past five years IBM Design has taken home at least one award every year. …


Two of our design teams made a big showing at the Indigo Design Awards this year.

IBM Automation Decision Services won Gold in Interactive Design and Digital Tools & Utilities, Silver in UX, Interface & Navigation, and Bronze in Apps categories respectively. Red Hat Marketplace won Gold in UX, Interface & Navigation and Silver in Animation & Illustration for Websites categories.

The Indigo Design Awards is an annual worldwide design competition that recognizes stand-out digital design projects. Named after the rare and beautiful indigo orchid flower, this international competition seeks out uncommon artistry with a “fresh new take” on elements…


Our teams were recognized for their stellar software and user experience design

I’m excited to announce that two of our design teams received well-deserved recognition from iF Design’s competition this year. IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog won in the app/software category, while IBM Automation Decision Services did so in the interface for digital media category.

For 67 years, the iF DESIGN AWARD has been used as the seal of approval for great design. Their famed iF World Design Guide serves as a voice of authority and inspiration across the industry. …


The product won the best user interface innovation category

Designers at IBM pride themselves in having both top-tier design skills and advanced technical knowledge. The risk management industry recently validated and honored this critical combination of skill sets in our designers. I’m excited to announce that IBM OpenPages with Watson won the best user interface innovation category in the Risk Market Technology Awards.

The Markets Technology Awards, part of the Risk Awards, recognizes the achievements of technology vendors, trading platforms, law firms, clearing houses, and all of the people who help make the industry run. …


Their win signifies the importance of great user research

As we see a rise in developer advocacy across the tech industry, the importance of developer experience rises with it. This has created a huge opportunity for design to make an impact. Eclipse Codewind met this challenge head on, and as a result won silver in the New York Design Awards 2020 developer platform/tool/framework category.

The New York Design Awards, run by DrivenxDesign Award Programs, recognizes design that leads the way in technology and innovation. …


This team earned the highest distinction in the digital category

The IBM Automation Decision Services (ADS) design team is closing out 2020 on a strong note as Platinum level winner of the Spark Design Awards in the Digital category. As we plan to head into the winter holidays, I couldn’t be more excited to see our designers recognized for the hard work they put in this year.

The Spark Design Awards is an international design competition that seeks to “promote better living through design.” The evaluation criteria focused on innovation i.e., does the design “Spark,” i.e., innovate, change the game
and in some way help humanity or the environment we live…


This effort involved a close working relationship between design, development, offering management, and marketing.

IBM’s acquisition of Red Hat brought us new opportunities to lead in cloud, and our design organization wasted no time jumping at them. I’m proud to announce that Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud won Product of the Year in the BIG Awards for Business in the Enterprise category.

Launched in 2012, the BIG Awards for Business gives global recognition to outstanding companies, their products, their people, and their tactics. …


This prestigious competition placed IBM Cloud & Data Platform alongside some of the most innovative design in our industry

Our designers take on ambitious projects in order to solve complex problems. I see up close the talent, grit, and humility it takes to do that well. I’m excited to share that Fast Company’s 2020 Innovation by Design Awards honored Watson Discovery as a finalist in their user experience category.

Innovation by Design embraces creative work at the intersection of design, business, and innovation. Several acclaimed designers, executives, and thought leaders sat on the jury this year to find and promote exceptional work in our industry. …


IBM Cloud is recognized in the prestigious awards series

Our design team at IBM Cloud has been working incredibly hard this year, and I’d like to share another exciting result of our efforts. We’ve won a 2020 Good Design Award for Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud in the Digital Design: Apps and Software category. I’m so proud of our team for their passion and dedication to delivering quality work, and I’m thrilled that these efforts have been recognized by this award.

The annual Good Design Awards is Australia’s oldest and most prestigious international award that recognizes design and innovation. The awards celebrate the best new products and services…

Arin Bhowmick

Global VP Design | Chief Design Officer, @IBM |Cloud, Data and AI I UX Leadership| UX Strategy| Usability & User Research| Product Design

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