Yamaha Corporation announces that its Venova™ YVS-140 casual wind instrument has been selected for the Silver Award in the International Design Excellence Awards (below, IDEA) 2023, organized by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA).
Established in 1980, IDEA is one of the longest running and most prestigious design awards programs in existence. This year, 28 Gold awards, 55 Silver awards, and 76 Bronze awards were chosen from over 2,000 entries submitted from 32 countries and regions.
This is the fourth international design award to be won by the YVS-140, following the Red Dot Design Award 2022 Best of the Best Award, the iF DESIGN AWARD 2022, and the Design for Asia Awards 2022 Grand Award. Other models in the Venova series have received design awards from across Europe and Asia, while the Venova design itself has received the National Commendation for Invention 2023 The Prize of the Commissioner of the Japan Patent Office as high praise for its innovative design.