Foundation information and legal notice

Responsible for the content of the website:

Rat für Formgebung | German Design Council
Stiftung | Foundation
Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage 49
60327 Frankfurt am Main

Phone +49 69 24 74 48-600
Fax +49 69 24 74 48-700

Authorised representative and legally responsible person in accordance with the German Press Act (Pressegesetz):
Lutz Dietzold, Chief Executive Officer Rat für Formgebung | German Design Council

Value-added tax identification number DE 114237464

The German Design Council is a foundation under civil law.

The legal notice also applies to Rat für Formgebung Service GmbH (Value-added tax identification number DE 263288869) and the Rat für Formgebung Medien GmbH (Value-added tax identification number DE 297124157) and the following social media profiles:


Creative Implementation
Oktober Kommunikationsdesign GmbH


Regarding Images Displayed on the Website
We have received the written consent of individuals depicted on this website. However, if we have infringed on the right of personal portrayal and you take issue with the depiction, please contact us via e-mail or telephone. We will then immediately remove the image.

The web page design as well as content contributions are protected under copyright law. This applies in particular to texts, images, graphics as well as audio, video or animation files, including the arrangement thereof on websites. Modifications are prohibited. Information provided for the purpose of downloading (brochures, forms, pamphlets, etc.) may be saved and printed out for personal use. Reproduction and evaluation of, for example, press releases for example are permitted, provided the source is cited. Otherwise the publication (including in the internet), modification or commercial use of all contents (or portions thereof) are permitted only with the prior consent of the German Design Council.

The information contained on this website was carefully compiled and reviewed according to the best of our knowledge and belief. The German Design Council shall be excluded from any liability for damages resulting from the use or misuse of information provided on this website, insofar as this is legally permissible. Furthermore, we shall be liable only within the scope of statutory provisions for any damages caused by the accessing or downloading of data, by computer viruses or by installing or using software.

Websites of Third-Party Providers/Links
This website also contains links identified as such or references to third-party websites. By offering the link, the German Design Council is merely providing access to the use of this content. Therefore, links to third-party websites are not an endorsement of the content on these sites. This does not involve approval of the content of the linked pages of the third party. Therefore, we accept no responsibility for the availability or content of such websites and no liability for damages or injuries that result from the use – regardless of what kind – of such content. The provider of the respective website assumes the sole liability for this. The German Design Council checked the content of the other website at the time of initial linkage to determine whether it could potentially cause civil or criminal liability. Content incorporated thereafter unfortunately cannot be checked anymore. The German Design Council shall immediately remove the link to this website if it determines, or if it is suggested by others, that a particular website for which a link was provided could potentially cause civil or criminal liability.