A first-rate prize for first-rate design: the German Design Award.

How is design evolving – around the world? What are the groundbreaking trends, and who’s behind them? The German Design Award is one of the most widely recognised international design awards, honouring first-rate entries in the field of product and communications design.

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09.02.2018 Award ceremony in the context of fair Ambiente in Frankfurt am Main
09.02.2018 Exhibition Excellence Communications Design
09.02.2018 Exhibition Excellent Product Design

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German Design Award

Jil Sander, one of the most influential fashion designers of our time, is slated to receive the 2018 German Design Award’s ‘Personality’ prize. The jury’s statement: ‘Jil Sander is one of the few designers who have managed to always stay ahead of the times. In her work, art and design are inseparable. Her approach to design is radical and resolute; her collections are minimalist, clean and timelessly modern — set apart from all trends. It is perhaps for this reason that she has become an icon...

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German Design Award

The finalists for the Newcomer Award of the German Design Award 2018 have been selected: Out of a total of 132 nominated German design schools, those in the running for the €15,000 prize include the designer duo Andreas Goebel and Mandolin Maidt, Laura Görs, Fynn Scheewe, Julian Sommer and Philipp Weber.

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German Design Award

The German Design Award’s primary goal is to discover, showcase and honour internationally outstanding design trends. On the 27th and 28th of July 2017 in Frankfurt am Main, more than 5,000 design entries were judged by 43 experts from Germany, China, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Italy, Sweden, Turkey and the United States.

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German Design Award

• Prof. Dr. h. c. Hasso Plattner receives the Personality Award

• Awards ceremony on February 10th, 2017 at the Ambiente trade show in Frankfurt

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