3x Gold and 10x Winner. Grandiose result at the German Design Award 2020 and the festive award ceremony on 07.02.2020 in Frankfurt. PHOENIX and its customers AXOR, hansgrohe, Bora, Stiebel Eltron, Isimat, Jotec, Luqel and Vorwerk are delighted about these awards. Creating smart, meaningful and substantial brand experiences is the claim in PHOENIX's design language, and it runs through all industries. Here it is kitchen-household, bathroom wellness, medical technology, industrial products and even apps. The jury has honoured these achievements.
Magic 13 – A flood of awards for PHOENIX
Press Release in PDF: PDF
Magic 13 - Cornucopia of Awards for PHOENIX
German Design Award 2020: 3x Gold, 10x Winner.
Stuttgart, 7 February 2020: PHOENIX, together with clients hansgrohe and Stiebel Eltron, wins the highest award in the competition, the German Design Award GOLD 2020. Moreover: 10x German Design Award – Winner 2020. With regard to the great number of very good products submitted, this is an outstandingly great result, even for PHOENIX. The award winning ceremony took place on 7 February 2020 on the occasion of the trade fair Ambiente in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
PHOENIX received a GOLD award for the inspiring shower scenarios RainTunes designed for hansgrohe. GOLD as well for the Aquno Select M81 mixing faucet designed for hansgrohe which offers an innovative feature for washing and cleaning food. And GOLD once more in the digital environment, where PHOENIX excelled in the category Communications with the design of the Stiebel Eltron App (MyStiebel App).
The German Design Award – Winner 2020 honoured these designs: AXOR Showers – a comprehensive product line; hansgrohe Rainfinity – a new archetype in this shower collection; hansgrohe Talis M54 black – an elegant kitchen faucet; and the groundbreaking ecosystem of the LUQEL Water Station. Also: the kitchen exhaust system Bora Classic 2.0, the Vorwerk robot vacuum Kobold VR300, as well as the “suction wipe” vacuum wiper Kobold SP600. In the category “Medical Rehabilitation and Health Care”, the JOTEC products E-vita® OPEN NEO, a frozen elephant trunk implant, and E-nya® Thoracic Stent Graft System were honoured. The ISIMAT screen printing machine also received a WINNER award in the category “Industry”.
Please find an overview of the winners together with the statement by the panel of jurors directly at the German Design Award:
About 5,300 entries from 69 countries were submitted to the German Design Award 2020, marking another international increase. This meant hard work for the international panel of jurors from business, science, and design who selected the outstanding submissions. Finally, they selected a total of 70 GOLD winners in 61 categories. The exhibitions showcasing the winning products are part of the Ambiente trade fair at the exhibition grounds in “Galleria Nord”, as well as in the foyer of MAK Museum Angewandte Kunst in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, on 8–23 February 2020, presenting the winners from the competition categories of the »German Design Award 2020 – Excellent Communications Design«.
About Phoenix Design:
Phoenix Design is a design and innovation studio creating smart and substantial brand experiences that make eminent business sense and which touch people – today, for tomorrow. Since 1987, products, interactions, and digital ecosystems have been created based on the fundamental values of Logic, Morals, and Magic. More than 800 design awards (1st place – iF World Design Index, Design Studios) confirm the quality and continuity of the worldwide work, i. a. the award of honour "Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2018". Today, the team comprising 80 international experts at the Stuttgart, Munich, and Shanghai locations – together with its partners – are creating a joint vision of Smart Living.
Sebastian Knörndel, Head of Communications
P +49 711 955976 75
M +49 173 729 4632