DESIGN PLUS Material Vision 2011

This is the most important award in the realm of material innovation with the highest number of competition entries.

Category Award
Type International, Award, Open, Single-Stage, Onymous
Genre Material
Country Germany
RegDeadline 11 March 2011 GoogleCal iCal
11 March 2011 (Must be Received)
Eligibility All

The Design Plus award honours excellent and especially innovative design. Biennial during the Material Vision fair the Design Plus designation is given to products developed and manufactured by involving innovative materials or processing techniques. At the Material Vision competition manufacturers of different branches, designers and architects present themselves to the jury of experts with pioneering materials and products. For the manufacturers and designers being awarded, the Design Plus label is an excellent marketing tool. Design Plus Material Vision is the most important award in the realm of material innovation with the highest number of competition entries. Receiving an award creates an effective instrument for positioning the company and distinguishing the product in the area of product innovations and new materials. By winning the Design Plus award the product is automatically nominated for the forthcoming Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany.

Johannes Barckmann, Divisional Head Design Studio, EDAG GmbH, Fulda
Wolfram Putz, Managing Director, Graft Gesellschaft von Architekten mbH, Berlin
Lars Quadejacob, Editor-in-chief, Design Report, Leinfelden-Echterdingen
Reinhard Renner, Managing Director, Teams-Design GmbH, Esslingen
Nicola Stattmann, product designer, Stattmann Produktdesign, Frankfurt/Main

Publication and Exhibition

Entry Fee
EUR 180
Entries awarded with the Design Plus label will be charged with EUR 680 plus VAT per winning material/ product will be charged as a contribution to the costs of the publications and the exhibition.

Presentation charts (max. DIN A4/21 x 29 cm) and images of your competition entry/entries

Submission Address
Rat für Formgebung/German Design Council
Design Plus – Material Vision 2011
Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1
60327 Frankfurt/Main

Announcement of the jury’s decisions: by the beginning of April 2011
Material Vision/Techtextil: 24 – 26 May 2011
Award-winning ceremony: Wednesday, 25 May 2011

Past winners

The German Design Council in cooperation with Messe Frankfurt

Official Website