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ICONIC AWARDS 2016: Interior Innovation

Prize-giving Award ceremony and exhibition during imm Cologne 2016 

Interior design trends 2016

 

Frankfurt am Main, 18 January 2016


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. In parallel with imm cologne, an exhibition presents the winners of the ICONIC AWARDS 2016: Interior Innovation from 18 to 24 January 2016 in the Kölnischer Kunstverein. 
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New brand competition: 

German Design Council announces the “German Brand Award”

 

Frankfurt/Main, 8 December 2015

The German Design Council has launched a brand competition with the German Brand Award which presents prizes to ground-breaking brands, sustainable brand concepts and brand developers.
“The German Brand Award is the first competition to cover all disciplines of modern brand management and, in so doing, duly taking into account the complexity of brand management and the fundamental importance of the brand for the success of the company,” explains Andrej Kupetz, Chief Executive of the German Design Council.
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Iconic Awards 2016: Interior Innovation

The winners of the new competition from the German Design Council have been decided!

Frankfurt/Main, 7 December 2015

The winners of the first Iconic Awards: Interior Innovation, the new competition from the German Design Council, were chosen by the top-class panel of expert judges and are now certain.26 of the 400 entries were honoured with the distinction “Best of Best”. The “Winner” and “Selection” prizes were also awarded. The new award replaces the previous Interior Innovation Award as a logical improvement, with the aim of making a successful format even stronger and therefore fit for the future. Essentially, it is a question of uniquely connecting the worlds of furnishings and architecture on a communicative platform.
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German Design Award 2016 - Konstantin Grcic receives the Personality distinction

Frankfurt/Main, 27 October 2015

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. The German Design Council, the organiser of this international design competition, announced this together with the jury decisions regarding winners in the areas of product and communications design.
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Newcomer Prize of the German Design Award 2016:
Five Finalists

Frankfurt/Main, 30 September 2015

The Newcomer Prize will be awarded once again as part of the German Design Award in February 2016 – a unique distinction for designers, who have attracted attention with their extraordinary achievements and creative talent. The jury of the German Design Award has already announced the exclusive group of five finalists: Eva Müller, Christian Gross, Moritz Putzier, Julian Wilczek and Hanne Willmann convinced this year with the most interesting and promising portfolios from a total of more than 150 nominees, who were recommended for the award by German design academies and universities.
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Automotive Brand Contest 2015 
 Tina Müller, Opel, is Brand Manager of the Year

Frankfurt/Main, 16 September 2015

The focus of the Automotive Brand Contest is on outstanding design and premium brand management. This includes the people behind the brands as well, who with their courage, ideas and perseverance, make the overall success possible in the first place. This year, the German Design Council honours Tina Müller, Chief Marketing Officer, Opel, as Brand Manager of the Year.
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Interior Innovation Award becomes ICONIC AWARDS: Interior Innovation

Frankfurt am Main, 26 August 2015

With the new competition format ICONIC AWARDS: Interior Innovation, the German Design Council is making one of the most important competitions in the area of Interior Design even stronger now. 
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Automotive Brand Contest 2015 – International design trends

Frankfurt am Main, 26 August 2015

The Automotive Brand Contest is not just a major award for the industry; every year it gives theGerman Design Council the opportunity to scope out specific trends and developments inautomotive design and in automotive branding.
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Automotive Brand Contest 2015 – The winners

Frankfurt am Main, 26 August 2015

Outstanding automotive design and first-class brand management –in 2015, the industry’s best again competed foran award in the Automotive Brand Contest.The ballots are in!The jury of international experts once again had the difficult task of awarding prizes to the most compelling of all the high-quality entries.The contest is also an important event for the German Design Council as it affords the opportunity to scope out the latest design trends. 
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ICONIC AWARDS 2015:

Heatherwick Studio awarded with “Architects of the Year” 

Frankfurt am Main, 15 July 2015

Heatherwick Studio was awarded as “Architects of the Year” at this year’s ICONIC AWARDS event. Based in London, Heatherwick studio has designed spectacular projects such as the Learning Hub for the Nanyang University in Singapore and the Google Mountain View Campus in California (in collaboration with BIG).
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Start your Engines: Automotive Brand Contest 2015

Frankfurt am Main, 03 March 2015

Throughout its five year of existence, the Automotive Brand Contest has developed into one of the sector’s most important international competitions for the topics of brand communication and design. It offers the best from the automotive sector, supplier industry, design and brand communication the opportunity to compete in an international contest. Companies can register until 8 May 2015 at  www.automotive-contest.de.
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Florian Born: German Design Award Newcomer 2015

Frankfurt am Main, 13 February 2015 

Florian Born has been selected as winner of the newcomer prize for the German Design Award 2015. He received this honour today at the festive award ceremony for the German Design Award, which took place in the context of the consumer goods trade fair Ambiente in Frankfurt.
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Interior Innovation Award 2015 – Best of Best

Frankfurt am Main, January 19, 2015

This year’s Best of Best for the Interior Innovation Award were announced during the opening ceremony for the imm cologne on 18 January 2015. Furthermore, the three best international up-and-coming designers were selected within the scope of the Pure Talents Contest. All of the award-winning products will be showcased at special exhibits during the imm cologne.
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