German Design Council
The German Design Council (Rat für Formgebung) was founded as an initiative of the German Federal Parliament in 1953 to meet the growing need of the business world for information about design. Today, the German Design Council is one of the world's leading centres of expertise for design. It supports companies in developing their brands and design.
Category Design Organizations
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News About German Design Council
German Design Awards 2021
Submissions are now open for the 2021 German Design Awards. Organized by German Design Council, the Awards program honors the best design achievements at an international level, drawing unique public attention to design and brand expertise.
German Design Awards 2020
The 2020 German Design Awards is now open for submissions. Organized by the German Design Council - the German center of competence for design, the Awards honors the best design achievements at an international level, drawing unique public attention to design and brand expertise.
BMW Takes Three Category Prizes in the Automotive Brand Contest 2011
BMW has scooped up three of the coveted awards presented by the German Design Council in the Automotive Brand Contest, the new international brand and design competition launched this year.
Transport Efficiency: 2020 Winners of the VDA Design Award 2008
Transport Efficiency 2020 was the theme of this years VDA Design Award for design students all over the world.
VDA Design Award: Transport Efficiency 2020
The VDA Design Award, now announced for the fourth time, is intended for newcomers to the international design profession, to encourage them in a visionary approach to the subject of freight transport by road.
Mentions of German Design Council
Pininfarina Wins Four 2017 German Design Awards
Pininfarina has won four 2017 German Design Awards for the electric bike Pininfarina E-voluzione, the Ottantacinque superyacht, the Vitra skyscraper, the De Rosa SK Pininfarina racing bike.
TYPO London 2011: Places
This autumn London will host a spectacular new annual design conference. From October 20 to 22 TYPO London will bring together the creme de la creme of international design for an inspirational event that transcends the restraints of a typical trade conference.