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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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German Brand Award

The major winners of the 2020 German Brand Awards are Merck, Accenture, BVG, Wüstenrot, Provinzial Rheinland, Lime, Crosscamp, Comevis, Föll, Erlich Textil, Rebado and Kuechenspezialisten.de. “Brand Manager of the Year” is Tina Müller is Tina Müller, CEO of Douglas.

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German Innovation Award

For the third time now, the German Design Council is presenting the German Innovation Awards. They honour pioneering examples of innovation that demonstrate a lasting impact and offer added value for the user. The roughly 700 submissions in total show the strong innovation that German SMEs in particular are applying to take charge of the journey to a digital future. This current global transformation is forcing companies to think differently when it comes to digital tools and processes. The...

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ein&zwanzig

The international ein&zwanzig competition is a staple of the German Design Council’s support for young talent. Each year it recognises the 21 most impressive products from up-and-c...

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German Design Award

Design, branding and innovation are the most important factors in the success of entrepreneurial strategy, especially in times of change and crisis like the present. Receiving a renowned award is an efficient opportunity to draw attention to the recipient’s work with precise, positive messages. The German Design Awards – the international premium prize of the German Design Council – are entering the call-for-entries stage and offering winners the best-possible opportunity for publicity. They are...

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ein&zwanzig

The 21 winners of the German Design Council’s ein&zwanzig newcomer awards put on a firework display of creativity. A total of 21 product and project ideas from international design...

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