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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.

Jil Sander, © Peter Lindbergh

German Design Award

German Design Award 2018 – Jil Sander Receives Personality Award

Jil Sander, one of the most influential fashion designers of our time, is slated to receive the 2018 German Design Award’s ‘Personality’ prize. The jury’s statement: ‘Jil Sander is one of the few designers who have managed to always stay ahead of the times. In her work, art and design are inseparable. Her approach to design is radical and resolute; her collections are minimalist, clean and timelessly modern — set apart from all trends. It is perhaps for this reason that she has become an icon...