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German Design Award 2015: The jury has decided

Frankfurt am Main, October 27, 2014

More than 2,250 submissions from around the world and a total of 20 Gold prizewinners - that is the outcome of the jury session for the German Design Award 2015, the international premium prize from the German Design Council. The international jury of experts selected the best from numerous high-quality submissions during a comprehensive two-day assessment.
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Newcomer Award of the German Design Award 2015:

The finalists have been selected

Frankfurt am Main, October 15, 2014

The jury of the German Design Award 2015 has selected six young designers, who impressed with their outstanding achievements and great creative potential, as finalists for the Newcomer Award. Florian Born, Katharina Jebsen, Philip Kottlorz, Max Mörtl, Christoph Ptok and Stefan Zimmermann were successfully selected from more than 140 other nominees, who were proposed by representatives of German design academies and universities for the award. The six of them will once again stand in the public eye in February 2015, when the secret is revealed and the winner of the Newcomer Award is announced.
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Automotive Brand Contest 2014: German Design Council honours award winners – Stephan Grühsem (Volkswagen) is Brand Manager of the Year

Paris, 6 October 2014 

 

Ever since 2011, the German Design Council has been organising the Automotive Brand Contest as the international brand and design prize for the automotive industry. The presentation of the 2014 awards took place on 2 October, marking the occasion of the motor show “Mondial de l’Automobile” in Paris. 

 

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To the winners (PDF)

 

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Interior Innovation Award 2015: Register Now!

Frankfurt am Main, 22 September 2014
 
With imm cologne as the conceptual sponsor and the German Design Council as the organiser, the annual Interior Innovation Award is being held for the thirteenth time. The competition is one of the most prestigious in the interior design industry worldwide and addresses companies in all product segments in this industry. Registration for the competition is possible at www.interior-innovation-award.com until November. 
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design report: Herausgeber beabsichtigt, künftig das Verlagsgeschäft zu führen

Frankfurt am Main, 27. August 2014

Der Rat für Formgebung, Gründer und Herausgeber des Fachmagazins design report, beabsichtigt, zukünftig auch das Verlagsgeschäft zu führen.
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2014 Iconic Awards: the jury has chosen the winners

Frankfurt am Main, 10 July 2014

Following a comprehensive assessment of high-quality submissions, the expert jury selected the winners of this year’s Iconic Awards on June 12, 2014.
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2015 German Design Award: German Design Council diversifies competition format

Frankfurt/Main, May 9, 2014

The German Design Council’s international premier prize steps forward to present a structural improvement in its fourth year of existence. The 2015 announcement already revealed this innovative change, namely the two areas - Excellent Product Design and Excellent Communications Design - will now function as separate formats under the umbrella brand German Design Award.
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„Create Innovation – Unternehmenserfolg durch Design“

Rat für Formgebung organisiert Innovationskonferenz am 12. Juni 2014 in Leipzig.
Frankfurt am Main, 24. April 2014

Innovationen zählen erst als Erfolg, wenn sie in marktfähige Produkte umgesetzt werden. Kreative Dienstleistungen wie Design entscheiden so über das Schicksal neuer Ideen und damit auch ganzer Unternehmen. Deshalb organisiert der Rat für Formgebung am 12. Juni 2014 die Innovationskonferenz „Create Innovation – Unternehmenserfolg durch Design“ in Leipzig, mit freundlicher Unterstützung des Sächsischen Staatsministeriums für Wirtschaft, Arbeit und Verkehr.
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Iconic Awards 2014 – International architecture and design competition of the German Design Council enters its second round

Frankfurt am Main, 3 April 2014


For the second time, the German Design Council is organizing the holistically aligned architecture and design competition Iconic Awards. The debut of the competition in 2013 was an enormous success, and it underscored the exceptional importance of efficient networking in the sector. This year, architects, designers, the building sector and industry are once more invited to participate in the Iconic Awards with their contributions. Applications for the competition will be accepted through 30 May 2014. 
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Automotive Brand Contest 2014 – register now!

Frankfurt am Main, 2 April 2014

The Automotive Brand Contest offers the best from the automotive sector, supplier industry, design and brand communication the possibility to compete in an international contest. The German Design Council is organizing its contest on the subjects brand and brand design in the automotive sector for the fourth time. Until 23 May 2014 companies can register at www.automotive-contest.de.
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Public’s Choice Award 2014:

FastBill gewinnt den Publikumspreis des German Design Award


Frankfurt am Main, 21.03.2014

Der Ausgang des Online-Votings war bis zum Schluss offen: In einem spannenden Endspurt hat sich das Team von FastBill mit seiner web-basierten Komplettlösung für digitale Abrechnungsvorgänge beim Public’s Choice Award 2014 gegen 99 starke Mitbewerber durchgesetzt.
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‘Design Plus powered by Light+Building’ competition confers a seal of quality on products by exhibitors and students

Frankfurt/Main, February 17, 2014

Exhibition of award-winning products at Light+Building.
The Design Plus powered by Light+Building competition illustrates the innovative potential of the sectors represented at Light+Building and offers insights into the future-oriented products to be seen at the fair.
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Christian Zanzotti: German Design Award Newcomer 2014

Frankfurt am Main, February 7, 2014

Christian Zanzotti has been selected as winner of the newcomer prize for the 2014 German Design Award. The announcement was made today at the award ceremony for the presentation of the German Design Award, which took place during the consumer goods trade fair Ambiente in Frankfurt. Other finalists for the award were the communication designers Jan Filek and Cedric Vilim, the product designer Peter Schäfer, as well as the Studio Besau-Marguerre.
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2014 Interior Innovation Award: The Winners

Frankfurt am Main, January 13, 2014

The Interior Innovation Award was awarded yesterday within the scope of the opening ceremony for the imm cologne. The highly esteemed international jury selected outstanding achievements from a multitude of innovative submissions. The coveted distinction Best of Best 2014 was bestowed upon a total of 15 products. 
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