Awards and Testimonials

2016

Vigo International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) – Finalist

Vigo

International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) – Finalist

TiVo Bolt International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) – Finalist CES Innovation Awards – Honoree

TiVo Bolt

International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) – Finalist
CES Innovation Awards – Honoree

VAVA VOOM 21 iF Design Award

VAVA VOOM 21

iF Design Award

 

....brought truly creative thought, innovation, and clear knowledge of [their] trade to the project.

Jason Ivan
Senior Quality Assurance Manager, Apple Inc.


2015

Singtrix Edison Awards for Innovation CES Innovation Awards – Honoree

Singtrix

Edison Awards for Innovation
CES Innovation Awards – Honoree

TYLT VU Charging Car Mount CES Innovation Awards – Honoree

TYLT VU Charging Car Mount

CES Innovation Awards – Honoree

TYLT VU SOLO CES Innovation Awards – Honoree

TYLT VU SOLO

CES Innovation Awards – Honoree

AJA Cion 4K Production Camera International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) – Featured Finalist

AJA Cion 4K Production Camera

International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) – Featured Finalist


Y Studios is the real deal: professional, insightful, and very creative thinkers.

Nick Rashby
President at AJA Video Systems Inc.


2014

Sphero 2.0    International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) - Silver

Sphero 2.0   

International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) - Silver

AJA Cion 4K Production Camera National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Awards – Award or Excellence

AJA Cion 4K Production Camera

National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Awards – Award or Excellence

Sonos PLAY:1 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) - Finalist iF Design Award

Sonos PLAY:1

International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) - Finalist
iF Design Award

Sonos PLAYBAR iF Design Award

Sonos PLAYBAR

iF Design Award


...exceptional at communicating top quality research insights in a manner that is easy to understand and inspirational for new thinking...

Moni Wolf
Principal Design Director, Microsoft Medical Devices Group at Microsoft


2013

Sonos SUB International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) - Bronze International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) - Curator's Choice Award Red Dot Design Award

Sonos SUB

International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) - Bronze
International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) - Curator's Choice Award
Red Dot Design Award

 

Y Studios and the design deliverables have enabled Sonos to win many design and innovation awards....

Mieko Kusano
Senior Director of Product Management at Sonos, Inc.


2011

Peregrine Wearable Interface Gaming Glove International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) – Finalist

Peregrine Wearable Interface Gaming Glove

International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) – Finalist

Sphero Good Design Award

Sphero

Good Design Award


 
...provided excellent designs which we brought to market and had great success.
 

Kannyn MacRae
Director of Product Management and Marketing, TYLT


2010

Sonos (old PLAY:5) ZonePlayer S5 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) - Finalist CEA Innovations Award - Honoree

Sonos (old PLAY:5) ZonePlayer S5

International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) - Finalist
CEA Innovations Award - Honoree

Sonos Controller 200 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) – Silver iF Design Award CEA Innovations Award - Honoree

Sonos Controller 200

International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) – Silver
iF Design Award
CEA Innovations Award - Honoree


...brought a new dimension to our research process.

Roger Tredre 
Contributing Editor, WGSN


2009

Sonos Multi-Room Music System iF Design Award - Gold

Sonos Multi-Room Music System

iF Design Award - Gold

Peregrine Wearable Interface Gaming Glove Spark Award

Peregrine Wearable Interface Gaming Glove

Spark Award

Sonos Connect: AMP CEA Innovations Award - Honoree

Sonos Connect: AMP

CEA Innovations Award - Honoree

 

I was looking for a design genius, and I can confidently say that Wai fits that profile perfectly.

Brent Baier
Founder of Peregrine Gaming Glove, Iron Will Creation


2008

Keen Venice Hybrid Sandal IDSA Northwest Design Invitational Spark Awards

Keen Venice Hybrid Sandal

IDSA Northwest Design Invitational
Spark Awards

Y Studios, LLC US PAN Asian American Chamber of Commerce (USPAACC) - Asian Business Leadership Awards Top Ten Finalist Wells Fargo Bark  - Award for company vision, success and community contributions

Y Studios, LLC

US PAN Asian American Chamber of Commerce (USPAACC) - Asian Business Leadership Awards Top Ten Finalist
Wells Fargo Bark  - Award for company vision, success and community contributions

Every Man Jack Packaging Spark Awards

Every Man Jack Packaging

Spark Awards

 

 
The combination of both creative and cultural influence and industry leading design put Y Studios far above others.
 

Ritch Viola
Founder, Every Man Jack


2007

Dash Express GPS Navigation Unit
CES Innovation Awards - Honoree
CNET Best of CES - Car Technology

O2 Ice Mobile Phone
I.D. Annual Design Review - Honorable Mention

2006  

Sonos Multi Room Music System
Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Awards – Honorable Mention

2005

Sonos Multiroom Music System
CEA Innovation Awards - Best of Audio
CEA Innovations Award - Finalist
iF Design Awards
Red Dot Design Award


Lisa [Research Director at Y Studios] has the design and trend savviness that adds extra layers of insight ... that are palatable, digestible and usable.

Suzanne Gibbs Howard
Associate Partner & Design Director, IDEO


...works tirelessly to create client happiness.

Abraham Farag
CEO, Spark Factor Design