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The German Design Council is one of the world’s leading competence centres for design. Created by the German Parliament and sponsored by German industry, it has been supporting companies on all matters relating to brand and design development for more than 65 years and works to promote German design as a national economic factor. It plays a key role in shaping Germany’s design culture and offers a unique forum for knowledge transfer in the field of brand and design expertise.

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Rat für Formgebung

The German Design Council has decided to discontinue production of the magazine designreport. The 2/19 issue – which appeared on 15 April 2019 – will be the last print edition of the trade magazine.

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German Design Award

From now on, international companies, designers, architects and agencies are invited to register for the German Design Awards 2020. The German Design Council will check your project and let you know whether it meets the criteria to receive a nomination – this process ensures the standard of excellence embodied by these awards. Registration closes on 10 July 2019.

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ein&zwanzig

The winner of the “Best of Best” title was announced today at 6:30 pm on the occasion of the opening of the ein&zwanzig 2019 exhibition: The delighted Simon Frambach won over the j...

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ein&zwanzig

The German Design Council’s 'ein&zwanzig' competition promotes and supports up-and-coming designers: prizes have been awarded for the best 21 projects from a total of 824 entries f...

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ein&zwanzig

Press roundtable in Milan

8 April 2019, 4 – 5.30 p.m.

 

We invite you to a panel discussion on "Disruption through design: Challenging our current system of production and consum...

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