Category: Awards


Water Carafes by Maud van Deursen Garden Unique Youngstars Cologne 2015

As we noted in our post on the 2015 Garden Unique Youngstars competition winner “snak” by Gunnar Søren Petersen, the

Garden Unique Youngstars Cologne 2015 Winner snak by Gunnar Søren Petersen

It is a fact, if not a universally known fact, that the New York Museum of Modern Art’s 1940 “Organic

Der Utopist eine architektonische Graphic Carolin Lahode

On the evening of Wednesday June 24th the winners of the 2015 aed neuland young designer competition were announced in

Marcel Kabisch Sessel Diplomarbeit Kabisch 2002_2

As we’ve often noted in these pages the eastern German town of Chemnitz markets itself as the “City of Modernism”,

Bayerischer Staatspreis für Nachwuchsdesigner 2014 Winners Honorary Recognitions Jury

Among the regional German design awards the Bavarian Design Award is particularly notable being as it is an award exclusively

Following on from the relative inactivity of August September saw us wind back up towards the 2014 autumn design festival

Sächsischer Staatspreis für Design 2014

On Friday October 24th the winners of the Saxony Design Award 2014 – the Sächsischer Staatspreis für Design 2014 –

Swiss Design Award 2014

As is becoming customary Design Miami Basel 2014 provided the backdrop for the presentation of the Swiss Design Award. And

Bundespreis Ecodesign 2013 Exhibition Umweltbundesamt Dessau

Back in November the winners of the 2013 German Federal Ecodesign Award – the Bundespreis Ecodesign – were announced at

Minale Maeda Keystones table 2

As part of the build up to this year’s Kortrijk Design Biennale the winners of the Interieur Awards 2014 were announced

Designpreis Halle 2014 Shira Keret Monolith

On the evening of Tuesday June 3rd the winners of the 2014 Designpreis Halle were announced at a ceremony in

DMY Berlin 2014 Designpreis der Bundesrepublik Deutschland 2014 Exhibition Thread Family Flip Sellin

We recently attended a very interesting talk from Munich based designer Stefan Diez at the Vitra Design Museum in which,

DMY Berlin Award 2014 TON

With DMY Berlin 2014 up and running the field is open for the 2014 DMY Award. An award that this

Designpreis Halle 2014 Stadtbad Halle

On Thursday February 13th the 2014 Designpreis Halle jury met to peruse the entries submitted for this years competition. And

Passagen Cologne 2014 A&W Designer of the Year Werner Aisslinger Exhibition Kölnischer Kunstverein

What would IMM Cologne week be without the official enthronement of the A&W Designer of the Year? One day shorter

Ordnungshalber by Christoph Goechnahts

That furniture often has a cultural background can probably be best observed in chairs: the cultural background often defining, for

2tables by Albertine Baronius

For us one of the stand-out projects submitted to the 2013 International Marianne Brandt Contest was without question 2tables by

What with the sweet afterglow of Vienna Design Week behind us we entered October 2013 full of enthusiasm – not

After the relative calm and civility of July and August, September sees a more than inconsequential upping of our professional

Designpreis Brandenburg 2013 Potsdam Nikolaisaal

On Wednesday evening the winners of the Designpreis Brandenburg 2013 were announced in a ceremony held in the cavern-like grandeur

solarkiosk graft berlin

“Guten Abend Berlin” Boing Boing “Street’s like a jungle, so call the police…. ” That is how one opens an

aed neuland ausstellung stuttgart

“How did the elephant get its trunk?” “How do you get concrete and mortar on to the upper floors of

International Marianne Brandt Contest 2013 Award Photography Jan Manney Eldorado

We’re not going to pretend everyone is enamoured with our constant pops at Chemnitz. Truth is for the majority our

International Marianne Brandt Contest 2013 Award Photography Jan Manney Eldorado

On Saturday September 7th the winners of the International Marianne Brandt Contest 2013 were unveiled at an awards ceremony in

Having already been to Chemnitz once this year we really are loathed to go a second time. It somehow feels