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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.

German Design Award 2018 Newcomer Finalist Philpp Weber

German Design Award

German Design Awards: Philipp Weber is the winner of the Newcomer Award in 2018

Suspense until the very end: it was announced only at the 2018 German Design Awards ceremony that Philipp Weber was named Newcomer of the Year. Weber prevailed over a total of 132 nominees put forward by German design schools. More than 1,300 guests attended the ceremonial presentation and celebrated this special honour, which is awarded annually, together with the young designer.


2018 German Design Award in Frankfurt: Jil Sander to accept the Personality Award of the German Design Council in person

Jil Sander, one of the most influential fashion designers of our time, is set to receive the 2018 German Design Award’s Personality Prize. Sander will personally accept the award at a ceremony to be held on the opening day of the Ambiente trade fair.