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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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Automotive Brand Contest

With the Automotive Brand Contest 2020, the German Design Council has honoured outstanding design and communication work in the international automotive sector for the tenth time now. The jury presented awards in twelve different categories and four special categories. The “Brand Manager of the Year” honour was presented to Michael Stoschek, Chairman of the Brose Group.

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Iconic Awards: Interior Innovation

Companies in the furniture industry and their partners in interior design are invited to register for the ICONIC AWARDS 2021: Innovative Interior at www.innovative-interior.com as of now.

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Iconic Awards: Interior Innovation

The ICONIC AWARDS 2020: Innovative Architecture, organised by the German Design Council, honour the best architecture and design solutions internationally. This year’s winners have now been announced and can set themselves clearly apart from their competitors thanks to their title. The special awards, which each come with EUR 10,000 in prize money, were presented to Kengo Kuma and Associates (“Architects of the Year”) and Alberto Caiola Studio (“Interior Designers of the Year”). The “Architects’...

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Rat für Formgebung

Frankfurt am Main, 24 July 2020

 

Successful, design-oriented brands prove themselves within the market through strong positioning. They strategically build on this advantage with proactive action, and the current trend in the German Design Council network demonstrates this. The first half of 2020 saw membership growth of more than 5%.

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Rat für Formgebung

• Andrej Kupetz exits the Executive Board of the German Design Council for health reasons

• Lutz Dietzold appointed sole Member of Executive Management

 

 

 

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