about us

Eco Awards & Gifts is a boutique awards and gifts company that specializes in eco and sustainable products. We custom design and handcraft all of our products from locally sourced materials and consider the environmental impact of all of our processes.

Eco Awards & Gifts is owned and operated by Industrial Designer, Andrew Watson. Andrew has completed both Bachelor and Master degrees in design at Griffith University, Queensland College of Art (QCA). He received many awards in recognition of his academic achievements.

Andrew has an extensive portfolio of three dimensional design related projects including product design, handcrafted artifacts, branded environment/exhibition design, environmental graphic design, street scape elements design, print based graphic design, model making, 3D visualization and has also been a sessional teacher at QCA.

andrew watson founder of eco awards & gifts

Having come from a family of small business owners, Andrew trusted his entrepreneurial instincts and in 2006, decided to turn his passion into a business. Since launching his business, Andrew has worked with companies such as Google, Red Bull, Disney, The United Nations, Verizon Wireless, LG, West Jet, Mazda, Fuji Xerox, Ericsson (formally Sony Ericsson), Absolute Vodka, Volkswagen, PGA, X-Prize, Indian Motorcycle, Phillips, A&W, Gap Clothing, Wilson Sporting Goods and many more. He spends a lot of time (maybe too much time) outdoors seeking more inspiration for his next artful designs.


Andrew believes strongly in the advantages of using Eco-friendly materials whenever possible. To reduce any impact on the environment he endeavors to utilize only reclaimed wood or FSC certified wood. He frequently works with bamboo as it is one of the fastest growing and most harvest-able plants on the planet.

Andrew Watson has been featured in: BC Business Magazine, BC Small Business Awards (finalist), Connect Sports Magazine, Collaborate Magazine, & Canadian Immigrant Magazine.

 

 

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