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German Design Award

German Design Awards 2019 – Peter Schmidt named Personality of the Year

The graphic designer and brand designer Peter Schmidt has been honoured as »Personality of the Year« in the German Design Awards 2019. The jury statement included the following comment: »Peter Schmidt represents the epitome of holistic brand staging. Although not many consumers will know him by name, there is hardly anyone who won't be familiar with the countless logos, packaging and products he has worked on: from Apollinaris, Arzberg and 4711 to Laura Biagiotti, Jil Sander and Joop – over the...


German Design Award

Announcing the finalists for the 2019 German Design Awards Newcomer

The jury for the 2019 German Design Awards has announced the finalists for the Newcomer Award. Of the 188 talented young designers from German design schools who were nominated, the following have been short-listed to win the €15,000 prize: Essi Johanna Glomb, Luzia Hein, Gabriel Müller, the designer team of Luisa Rubisch and Rasa Weber, and Frauke Zoë Taplik.


German Design Award

The German Design Award 2019 is starting

Once again, a search for excellence in design has begun for the German Design Award.

The registration phase ends on 13 July.

The German Design Award 2019 has entered the starting phase. The goal: to discover, present, and honour unique trends in design. The experts of the German Design Council are constantly nominating the best international products and projects for participation.