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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 over 60 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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ein&zwanzig

The 'ein&zwanzig' ('twenty-one') awards were presented this evening on the occasion of Milan Design Week 2018 in Zona Tortona. The 21 most innovative product and project ideas of t...

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Iconic Awards: Innovative Architecture

The search for the industry’s best architectural and design solutions is once again off and running with the 2018 edition of the ICONIC AWARDS: Innovative Architecture. Architects, interior designers, engineers, design planners, agencies and design studios, construction and real estate companies, and manufacturers of materials, building furnishings and technology, sanitary ware, etc. have until 14 May to submit their projects for consideration.

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ein&zwanzig

On the occasion of Salone del Mobile 2018 in Milan, the German Design Council is showcasing the 21 up and coming talents in the newcomer competition called 'ein&zwanzig' (German fo...

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Automotive Brand Contest

The automobile industry has no equal when it comes to inventing and promoting brands with consummate aplomb. The German Design Council’s Automotive Brand Contest aims to celebrate this achievement once again this year. Applications for this German Design Council international brand and design contest are being accepted until this coming 09 May and can be submitted to www.automotive-brand-contest.de.

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Bicycle Brand Contest

This year’s edition of the Bicycle Brand Contest will once again be granting awards for the top brand and design solutions in the bicycle industry. Applications for this international brand and design contest are being accepted until this coming 09 May and can be submitted to www.bicycle-brand-contest.de.

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