Photo: Peter Lindbergh

Jil Sander

Personality 2018

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 that manages to stick around through each and every contemporary shift in design

Philipp Weber

Philipp Weber

Newcomer 2018

Philipp Weber graduated from the Design Academy Eindhoven in the Netherlands in 2012. His work is focussed on production, providing new insights into manufacturing processes and exploring their significance in our society.

M3 Mapping Trolley

A. Goebel & M. Maidt

The work of Andreas Goebel and Mandolin Maidt focus on user-friendliness despite any restrictive technical requirements of the product.

Salé - Kaviar Geschirr

Laura Görs

In a highly digitalised society, it’s important that objects enhance the user’s capabilities, engage with the user’s senses, and encourage the user to experiment.

'I’m afraid I can’t do that'

Fynn Scheewe

Fynn Scheewe engage with artificial intelligence (AI) in his work.

Skop Microscope

Julian Sommer

Julian Sommer find ways to enhance microscopes through digitalisation and automation, so as to create a 21st-century mass-market microscope.

A Strange Symphony

Philipp Weber

Philipp Webers work questions the distance that is created between people and materials through industrial manufacturing processes.

LD Systems® MAUI® P900

Adam Hall GmbH driven by Porsche Design

Public's Choice 2018

In addition to the expert judgement of the international jury, the public also had the opportunity to vote for their favourite in recent weeks. Users of the ‘Design Explorer’ app have chosen Adam Hall GmbH to receive the 2018 Public's Choice Award from amongst all the prizes of the 2018 German Design Award. The iconic MAUI P900 loudspeakers were developed in collaboration with the Porsche Design Studio and offer a captivating and unique style combined with the finest materials and state-of-the art technology.

Impressions of the award ceremony 2018 | Video: