Great talents require a forum! The newcomer award is a unique distinction for designers, who have attracted attention with their extraordinary achievements and creative talent. The renown and international publicity associated with the competition are valuable for the honoured young designers. Furthermore, the German Design Council offers all finalists a series of exclusive events where they have the opportunity to meet the foundation members, which include leading experts of the design-oriented industry.
Impressionen of the award ceremony 2018 | Photos: Manuel Debus
The award ceremony of the German Design Award
The award ceremony of the German Design Award 2018 took place on 09 February 2018 in the context of the Ambiente fair in Frankfurt am Main.
Here you'll find pictures of the exhibition of the winners 2018.
Desirable! What the award has to offer
Utilize the potential of your award! Depending on the distinction, you may use the Gold, Winner or Special Mention label to an unlimited extent for your communication purposes and promoting the submitted entry.
The Award Ceremony
With more than 1,300 guests from the fields of politics, industry, design and press, the award ceremony is one of the most significant design events of the year and is an ideal opportunity to establish important contacts and cultivate networks.
Accompanying the award ceremony, all winners of the German Design Award will be presented to the public in an exhibition. All winners in the category Excellent Product Design will be featured within the scope of the fair Ambiente. The winners in the category Excellent Communications Design will be presented in an exhibition at the Museum Angewandte Kunst.
All participants may present their entry with a brief dual-language text and photo, as well as contact details in an online gallery, to further strengthen the nominated entry.
Your award presented on another stage: With the app design oriented users explore new trends and inspiring products and projects from the world of design.
The catalogue accompanying the German Design Awardy will be released at the time of the award ceremony and guarantees you a place among design avantgardes. It is an indispensable reference guide for current design developments.
We make your success tangible. As a winner you receive access to exclusive marketing articles, which you can order from our Marketing Services.
Jury session at 2-3 August 2018 | Photos: Daniel Banner