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Help GorillaPod SLR-Zoom become T3’s Gadget Accessory of the Year!

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Great news for GorillaPods! Our GorillaPod SLR-Zoom is nominated in T3 Magazine’s Gadget Awards 2012 as Best Gadget Accessory of the Year! Wahoo!

Please help us take home the title by voting for your favorite gadget accessory‚ÄĒGorillaPod SLR-Zoom! Just click on the button below to vote. Plus, T3 has sweetened the deal with a chance to win a new iPad just for voting!

JOBY Wins Travel+Leisure Award!

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We are happy to¬†announce¬†that the GorillaPod Micro 250‚ÄĒour awesome,¬†adaptable¬†pocket tripod‚ÄĒhas won the Travel + Leisure magazine Design Award for Best Tech Accessory! View design winners from other categories here.

 

Update:¬†Congratulations to our winners Bryan Eaton, Travis Schiebel and Dave Bee! ¬†Thanks to everyone who shared where they’d love to travel with us! Stay tuned for more photo fun!

Contests: We won! And you can win!

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Happy Friday friends!

We are happy to announce that our JOBY | Peter Stathis Venture Collaboration lighting line has won two Spark:Pro Awards! The Spark Awards are the world’s first multi-level design awards. Designers from all skill sets are welcome, whether they are professional, novice or student. Both the Trapeze and Obus won this high honor from Spark and we are so thrilled! We know that they are awesome, innovative lights, but it is quite nice to hear that other folks think so too.

As usual, we are in great company for this award. Here are a few wonderful designs that stood out to me from those entered into the competition.

Out of the Box: Mobile Workstation


Urbio Urban Vertical Garden


Czech: Tiles Made of Recycled Materials

If you are interested in checking out more inspirational product designs visit the gallery of Spark! entries.

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A while back I announced that DayMen-Lowepro acquired JOBY. We were really excited about the news and I’m thrilled to report that we’ve joined forces with another amazing team of creative, active, photography-loving folks! One awesome thing coming out of this partnership¬†for our loyal customers is that there are now double the opportunities to win photography gear! JOBY sponsors contests, Daymen-Lowepro sponsors other contests and you have even more chances to win! I think that makes this a win-win-win.

As you can see, Outpost Magazine and Lowepro are hosting a Signs of the Road Photography Contest. Simply submit your favorite photo of a wacky road sign and you can win prize packs chock full of LowePro bags and JOBY tripods – the ultimate photography power couple – if I do say so myself.

Happy weekend! And, go out there and find some crazy road signs to enter into the contest.

Friday Finds:IDEA Finalist, the Mentalist, Kartell and JOBY does a tour of Europe

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Sweet! It is Friday!

JOBY products popped up everywhere this week from prime time TV to high end design catalogs, with a slight layover in some European capitals.

Awesome news РGorillaMobile Ori was selected as a finalist  for the 2011 International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) by ISDA!

 

 

iPads as the next generation of surveillance technology, may not be the most catching or realistic thing to ever appear on a TV show, but if you are going to do it – do it right. We were tickled pink to see GorillaMobile Yogi’s for iPad crawling around the control center in the season finale of the Mentalist last week.

Going a little more high brow? If you happen to get the Kartell catalog at home. You may see some surprisingly familiar imagery on products. We were psyched to see our office and products featured…sure they really cared about the bookcase, but that’s just gravy.

GorillaPods reintroduced themselves to the German market this week thanks to our new partner – HAMA Germany.

And then, the JOBY products were off to France to hang out with blogging and photography fun of Fanny’s Party – a hip press event held in Paris. There the team showed off the full product line with a special emphasis on GorillaMobile for iPhone 4 and Frame X Frame. It’s ironic that this picture could really use a tripod…

To round a very active week – GorillaTorch was featured in the Redbook and the JOBY|Peter Stathis Venture Collaboration had a great feature in the Huffington Post.

 

And now, it is time for the weekend!

 

 

 

GorillaTorch Switchback wins red dot 2011 award

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Sweet! The JOBY GorillaTorch Switchback, the first outdoor lantern that transforms into a headlamp, won the prestigious red dot award for Product Design.  The competition was fierce, but the Switchback prevailed in a very crowded and international field with4,433 entries from 1,700 companies in 60 countries  submitting  work.


The award is organized annually by the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen in Germany and is considered one of the top design awards for product design. If you happen to be traveling to Germany this summer you can see the GorillaTorch¬† Switchback this summer showcased with the other prize-winning products on display from 5 July to 1 August 2011 in the exhibition ‚ÄúDesign on stage ‚Äď winners red dot award: product design 2011‚ÄĚ at the red dot design museum at the world heritage site of the Zeche Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen.


And yes, this qualifies as super exciting stuff!