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Rat für Formgebung Service GmbH
Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage 49
D-60327 Frankfurt am Main 

Tel. +49 (0)69 - 24 74 48 600
Fax +49 (0)69 - 24 74 48 700
E-mail: info(at)

Authorized representative and legally responsible in accordance with the German Press Act (Pressegesetz): Lutz Dietzold, Chief Executive Officer, German Design Council

Value-added tax identification number DE263288869


Awards ceremony: Manuel Debus -
Awards ceremony – portraits: Lutz Sternstein -
Jury meeting: Daniel Banner -
Exhibition Product Design at Messe Frankfurt: Christof Jakob -
Exhibition Communications Design Museum Angewandte Kunst Frankfurt: Daniel Banner -



Christoph Weigand & Oliver Hardt -


Oktober Kommunikationsdesign GmbH
Willy-Brandt-Platz 5-7
D-44787 Bochum 
Email: post(at)

Templating and TYPO3 Extension Programming

team digital GmbH
Hopfmannsfelder Strasse 7
D-36341 Lauterbach
Email: info(at)

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The information contained on this website was carefully compiled and reviewed according to the best of our knowledge and belief. The German Design Council shall be excluded from any liability for damages resulting from the use or misuse of information provided on this website, insofar as this is legally permissible. Furthermore, we shall only liable within the scope of statutory provisions for any damages caused by the accessing or downloading of data, by computer viruses or by installing or using software.

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This website also contains links identified as such or references to third-party websites. By offering the link, the German Design Council is merely providing access to the use of this content. Therefore, links to third-party websites are not an endorsement of the content on these sites. This does not involve approval of the content of the linked pages of the third party. Therefore, we accept no responsibility for the availability or content of such websites and no liability for damages or injuries that result from the use – regardless of what kind – of such content. The provider of the respective website assumes the sole liability for this. The German Design Council checked the content of the other website at the time of initial linkage, to subsequently determine whether it could potentially cause civil or criminal liability. Content incorporated thereafter cannot unfortunately be checked anymore. The German Design Council shall immediately remove the link to this website if it determines, or if it is suggested by others, that a particular website for which a link was provided could potentially cause civil or criminal liability.