updated 08:50 am EDT, Mon September 26, 2005
iPod, iTunes honored
The iPod and iTunes were awarded top honors at design event INDEX:. "iPod together with Apple's iTunes software is truly ," the group explains. "With the introduction of iPod and iTunes, Apple offers a solution that pleases artists, media distributors and customers. It has been an instant and huge hit worldwide, a true cultural phenomenon An iPod is as essential a personal life accessory today as one's cell phone. Wearing your iPod is globally symbolic of youth-culture lifestyle." INDEX: is a world event for design and innovation set to take place every four years in Copenhagen. The international INDEX: jury selected the five designs that they view to have improved life within the last five years in the following five categories: body, home, work, play and community. The iPod was honored as most innovative in the "Play" category.