Design Plus Winners Named in Frankfurt
December 16, 2013,
FRANKFURT, Germany-Two dozen companies, including many big names in tabletop and housewares, have been awarded the German Design Plus award for 30 innovative products that will be on display here at the Ambiente fair in February.
The companies selected for a Design Plus award in 2014 are Alessi, Blomus, Browne & Co., Chilewich, Fissler, Hailo, Kai Corporation, Konstantin Slawinski Housewarming Objects, Linden International, Normann Copenhagen, Oxo International, Palomar, Pension fur Produkte, RCR Cristalleria Italiana, Reisenthel Accessoires, Royal VKB, side by side Caritas Wendelstein Werkstatten, Skagerak, Spring International, Stelton, Steuber, Thomas Merlo & Partner, Whitbread Wilkinson and Zwiesel Kristallglas.
The award, now in its 31st year, reflects "high standards of design quality, utility value and sustainability," according to a statement from Messe Frankfurt, which own the Ambiente fair. Judges include designers, members of the German Design Council, a member of the Frankfurt Chamber of Industry and Commerce, and others.