Exceptional design and current trends: On 17 January, the German Design Council recognised the products awarded "Best of Best" at the ICONIC AWARDS 2016: Interior Innovation. The award ceremony took place jointly with the A&W Designer of the year tribute from Architektur & Wohnen magazine. Impressions of the award ceremony
The German Design Council has launched a brand competition in the form of the German Brand Award which presents prizes to ground-breaking brands, sustainable brand concepts and brand developers. Only companies which have been nominated for the award can take part in the competition. Further information
International congress "Design. Innovation. Europe. II".
The promotion of European discourse on design was the declared goal at the international "Design. Innovation. Europe. II" congress, which took place on 30 November 2015 at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs in Berlin.
People (left to right): Andrej Kupetz (CEO of the German Design Council), Dr. Henk Voskamp (Dutch embassy envoy), Brigitte Zypries (MdB, Parliamentary State Secretary for the Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy), Lutz Dietzold (Managing Director of the German Design Council).
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German Design Award 2016 - Konstantin Grcic receives the Personality distinction
Konstantin Grcic represents the undogmatic contemporary German design throughout the world in an unparalleled manner and the jury of the German Design Award 2016 has honoured this achievement by selecting the Munich-based designer for the Personality distinction.
German Design Award 2016: The newcomer finalists
Aus "Schüler entdecken Design" wird "Entdecke Design"
Eine starke Bewegung braucht ein starkes Leitmotiv: Unter dem Motto "Entdecke Design" lädt unsere bundesweite Bildungs- und Kulturinitiative Kinder und Jugendliche ein, in praxisorientierten Workshop-Programmen die Welt des Designs für sich zu entdecken und in eigenen Arbeiten umzusetzen. Stärker ansprechen und fördern wollen wir künftig auch junge Erwachsene und Pädagogen im Rahmen spezieller Fort- und Weiterbildungen.