The prize that visualizes success

The German Design Award directly contributes 
to the overall commercial success. Prizes will only be awarded to projects that truly represent pioneering contributions to the German and international design landscape. The highly esteemed, international jury guarantees this. The German Design Award identifies and presents unique design trends: a competition that advances the design-oriented scene.

The award ceremony for the German Design Award 2017 took place on 10 February. The event is  accompanied by two exhibitions:

Exhibition of the winners product design: 10-14 February in the Galleria Nord on the Messe Frankfurt site as part of the Ambiente consumer goods trade fair
Exhibtion of the winners communication design: 10-26 February in the Museum Angewandte Kunst Frankfurt
In addition, the five Newcomer Finalists, together with Prof. Dr. h.c. Hasso Plattner, Personality award winner, will be present in both exhibitions.

Newcomer 2017 is Benjamin Würkner.

Teaser Award Ceremony German Design Award 2017
Impressionen of the award ceremony 2017

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.

Impressions of the jury session 2017

"Design quality is about continuously pleasing buyers and users of products and services in ways that enhance the brand image and deliver on the financial targets."

Cees de Bont, Dean of the School of Design at Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)