Scott is known for his ability to transform the mundane. He believes that if something makes you smile it becomes easier to use. With over 50 patents in the U.S. and Europe for projects as diverse as housewares and home accessories to consumer medical products, electronics, even aircraft- his work has been widely recognized in exhibitions, awards programs and in the press.
For instance, his designs have recently been included in the New York Times Magazine's feature on the 20th century's best designs. His work has been included in I.D. Magazine's Annual Design Review eight times, twice in Metropolitan Home's special issue, The Design 100, it has received four GOLD and two SILVER awards from the BusinessWeek-IDSA Industrial Design Excellence Awards, two GOLD Medical Design Excellence Awards, multiple CES Awards and multiple Good Design Awards.