2020 / Transportation / Other Transportation Design / Professional


  • Prizes
    Winner in Transportation/Other Transportation Design
  • Company
    Stan Maes Product Design, Belgium
  • Lead Designer
    Stan Maes
  • Design Team
    Marcel van den Hanenberg, Pim Smits
  • Client
    Sherpa Mini-Loaders

The Sherpa Z10 is the perfect tool for heavy indoor construction jobs.
With the electrical drive train, loud noises and bad air quality belong to the past.
The width of only 76 cm makes it possible to enter any building.
In unsafe situations workers can control it remotely.
For the covers on the side and the centre vacuum forming is the chosen production method for weight and price reasons.
The ergonomics of the dash board are optimized to ashore fatigue free working with detailed control over the machine.
The clear graphics of the user interface allow fast learning and error free working.


Stan Maes Product Design is an agency offering product design services to the industry.
Since 1997 Stan Maes gathers experiences from various areas like sports goods, consumer goods, professional tools, lighting and furniture.
Strategic thinking from the clients and the consumers perspective, promise designs that bring your company forward on the short term and the long term.
The deep understanding of materials, production methods and new technologies results in innovative and durable products every time again.

Other prizes
IF Award 2012, IF Award 2016, Red Dot Award 2016, Muse Design Award 2019, European Product Design Award 2019

Photo Credit: Stan Maes Product Design