The 2012 German Design Award is organized by the German Design Council and gives the‘crème de la crème’ in product and communication design the opportunity to compete with other top designers in the premium competition. Every year, the results are announced in Ambiente.
The winners of the German Design Award 2012 have been selected for 42nd times: The jury has chosen 25 winners in the area of Product Design and 24 in Communication Design, while the Personality award goes to the founders and owners of Phoenix Design , Andreas Haug and Tom Schönherr.
The five finalists for the Newcomer Award have also been established and named. The overall winner of the Newcomer Award is Stephanie Jasny .
The winners of the Gold Awards of 2012 are listed below.
The faucets which is designed by Bouroullec brothers for Axor,
CH04 Houdini with its unique design language is a timeless wooden chair, designed by Stefan Diez,
The designers have succeeded by making use of modern materials and innovative structure on Ganymed Walking Aid,
Woodyplast Luis Light is a collar for pallets used in the logistical industry,
Function, aesthetics and ecology brought together in MultiSync EX231W LCD television.
Areno, which is Alumunium casting ceiling and wall luminaire, BMW New 5 series Touring Car, the dustpan set by Sinituote, Axe by Fiskars the sleeping bag by Helsport AS, the hiking boot by Ricosta, bike pedal by RTI Sports, the hand shower collection named Rainshower Icon by Grohe and Mercedes SLK R172 are awarded with Silver Award.
This year from Vestel White and Electronic departments refrigerator, dishwashers, washing machines, remote controls and LCD televisions are nominated.
Last year, MG Design-Melih Gürleyik and SeymanÇay were awarded with their Trigon Laser for Sola. Oya Akman was nominated with her White and Snow White glass several times. Orhan Irmak with his Istanbul tea glass packaging and Kunter Şekercioğlu with his Acrobat toothbrush for Banat were nominates.