Bottom Line Design Awards

Beauty is more than skin-deep. The winners of the third annual design competition presented by Business 2.0 Magazine and Frog Design are also versatile, elegant, eco-friendly, and - most important - successful.

The airplane that created an industry
AERONAUTICS
The airplane that created an industry
The $1.5 million Eclipse 500 is the first "very light jet" certified to provide air-taxi services at small regional airports. Innovations include a partially rivet-free welded aluminum fuselage. "This could revolutionize air travel," judge Ron Snyder says.

PRODUCT Eclipse 500

MANUFACTURER Eclipse Aviation

DESIGNERS Eclipse, Ideo and BMW

BOTTOM LINE One jet sold in late 2006, with 2,500 units under deposit. Capacity is sold out until 2008.

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