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German Design Award

German Design Awards 2020: Entries open now for this international design competition

From now on, international companies, designers, architects and agencies are invited to register for the German Design Awards 2020. The German Design Council will check your project and let you know whether it meets the criteria to receive a nomination – this process ensures the standard of excellence embodied by these awards. Registration closes on 10 July 2019.


German Design Award

German Design Awards: Luzia Hein is Newcomer 2019

With over 1,600 international visitors, the awards ceremony for the 2019 German Design Awards was a design event of the highest calibre. The “Newcomer 2019” award went to Luzia Hein, who was delighted to receive 15,000 EUR in prize money. In another highlight of the ceremony, Peter Schmidt was acclaimed as “Personality of the Year”.


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...