Several companies and designers from Spain received accolades at the prestigious German Design Award 2019, held on 8 February in Frankfurt.
Gres, the rattan stool created by Miguel Milá for the firm Expormim, won an award in the “Furniture” category. Another winner, this time in the “Bath and Wellness” category, was DeKauri designed. In this bathroom furniture project, Cosentino incorporated an elaborate washbasin into the company’s Dekton® ultracompact surface. Designed by Daniel Germani, this bathroom dressing table also involved the collaboration of Italian manufacturer Riva 1920 which provided Kauri wood to create the unit. Similarly, Spanish designer Santiago Sevillano created the Nansa outdoor furniture collection for the company Musola which gained another win in the “Furniture” category.
A number of Spanish companies also received special mentions for their creations. In the “Lighting” category, special mention was made of Pepo lamps from the firm Ole! by FM. In the “Furniture” section, two pieces were also awarded with a “Special Mention”: the Bai chair, a design made of wood and created by Ander Lizaso for Ondarreta and the Nim seating collection designed by Yonoh for Inclass. Additionally, in the “Office Furniture” category, special mention was given to Simon 400 over the desk, a line created by the company Simón, providing solutions for installing office furniture. In addition, the VXLAB design consultancy firm obtained another special mention in the Exellence Communication category for the stand its designed for Finzzi at the Domotex trade fair.
The German Design Award is one of Germany’s most coveted design awards. Receivers of this prize are accorded considerable international prestige. Awarded by the German Design Council, the goal of the German Design Award is to discover, present and honour unique trends in design. Each year, awards are given to projects and products from all over the world which represent pioneering contributions to the international design scene.