The German Design Council, the expert for brand and design in Germany, bestows the German Design Award. Commissioned by the highest authority to represent new developments in the German design industry. Established on the initiative of the German Bundestag (the lower house of German parliament) as a foundation in 1953, it supports the industry in all matters consistently aimed at generating an added brand value through design. As a result, the German Design Council is one of the world’s leading competence centres for communication and brand management in the field of design. The exclusive network of foundation members includes in addition to designers and design associations, in particular the owners and brand directors of numerous renowned companies.
Jury session at 27-28 July 2017 | Photos: Daniel Banner
Impressionen of the award ceremony 2017 | Photos: Manuel Debus
The award ceremony of the German Design Award
The award ceremony of the German Design Award 2017 took place at 10 February at the international consumer fair Ambiente in Frankfurt am Main.