Creative innovation at Light + Building Design Plus powered by Light + Building.

A competition for all exhibitors at Light + Building: Design Plus powered by Light + Building honours pioneering products at the trade fair – thus reflecting the creative innovation in their product worlds: the competition shows how lighting, electrical engineering and building automation can impress not only in terms of comfort and technology but also in their design.

Eligible to participate are all exhibitors at Light + Building. The expert jury assesses the entries with regard to design, ecology and innovation; all of the award-winning products are shown at a special exhibition organised during the trade fair.

The next events

Design Plus powered by Light + Building 2022
22.04.2022 Deadline online registration for exhibitors
29.04.2022 Deadline entry materials for exhibitors
05.05.2022 Jury session Frankfurt am Main
02.10.2022 06.10.2022 Awards ceremony in Frankfurt am Main

The jury

Ulrike Brandi

Managing Director, ULRIKE BRANDI LICHT Lichtplanung und Leuchtenentwicklung GmbH and Brandi Institute for Light and Design

Ulrike Brandi's office planned around 1.300 projects around the world, including the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Day, Light and Night exhibition in the Istanbul Modern Museum, Munich Airport T2 and satellite terminal, Pudong International Airport T2 in Shanghai, Amsterdam Central Station, Rotterdam Central Station, the Rotterdam Masterplan and the Royal Academy of Music in London.
Ulrike Brandi published various books and teaches at international universities.

Jürgen Gaiser

Managing Partner / Interior Designer

Jürgen Gaiser joined blocher partners in 1995 as an interior designer and has been partner since 1999. As an interior architect, furniture designer and carpenter, his work stands for sustainable and forward-looking design. In line with his office philosophy, he focuses on people as co-authors throughout the entire planning process. Gaiser's career describes many facets of interior architecture, brand architecture and product design. He brings his expertise in brand communication particularly to retail worlds and office environments: Holistic meeting areas make it possible to experience the spaces. With his sense for material and detailed solutions, Gaiser creates spatial worlds that reflect the DNA of a company and effectively convey brand values in three dimensions. Internationally renowned companies rely on his sense of zeitgeist, culture, change, spatial impact and people. Jürgen Gaiser is a guest lecturer at the FH Coburg, TU Stuttgart and a member of the BDIA.

Angelika Müller

Publishing Director, H.O.M.E. & domus & flair

Ulrike Rahe

Managing Director, rahe+rahe design GbR

Ulrike Rahe studied Product Design at HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd and Industrial Design at HDK in Gothenburg. She has been teaching and researching Design as a professor since 1994, first at HAWK in Hildesheim, since 2003 at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg. Parallel to her academic career, with her company rahe+rahe design founded in 1989 together with her husband, she has always been working as a designer for industry as for public organisations. She lives in Sweden and Germany.

Oliver Remagen

Managing Director, Remagen Licht GmbH

Always driven by creativity, for example when drawing, designing or cooking, Oliver Remagen is magically attracted by the fascinating subject of light and joins his parents' company in 2006. There he completed his training as a visual marketing designer, and very soon he was delighting his customers with lighting concepts and inspiring them with individual design and interior design.

Since January 2021, he has been the owner of Remagen Licht GmbH, with which he continues the traditional company in its 6th generation at a new location in Cologne. The focus is now no longer on retail, but on lighting design and spatial concepts for private and commercial use.