German Design Award Nominee 2019
As a renowned manufacturer of high-quality designer luminaires, Top Light has regularly received a wide range of awards in recent years, from the Innovation Award to the Design and Industry Award. Now the innovative Top Light luminaires have been nominated for the German Design Award 2019. The company considers this nomination a special honour. The German Design Award 2019 focuses exclusively on innovative products whose manufacturers and designers are regarded as pioneering in the German and international design landscape.
Top Light stands for innovative designs and functionalityTop Light products are so much more than sources of light and shadow. Their partly unusual designs and functions inspire and transform rooms into atmospheric worlds of light. As a renowned luminaire manufacturer based in Herford, the company attaches great importance to brand quality in the production of its luminaires. An important term for lovers of elegant lamps, which stands for the careful processing of high-quality materials, energy efficiency and the innovative functionality of a lamp. In addition, the design of the designer luminaires is unique and clearly stands out from other products. The company achieves all these goals anew with each collection, establishing itself with great success on the national and international market.
In product development, Top Light benefits above all from the creativity of designer Rolf Ziel. For several years there has been close cooperation between companies and designers. Creative ideas, the courage to be extraordinary and a special ability to recognize and realize trends make a decisive contribution to the success of the diverse collections. The numerous awards of recent years and the great demand for the exclusive designer lamps confirm the path that Top Light and its designer have been following for several years.
German Design Award for the best The German Design Award is presented by the German Design Council. This institution, which has been active for more than 60 years, is the German design and brand authority. It was founded in 1953 at the initiative of the German Bundestag and is regarded internationally as a leading centre of excellence for design and trends. The network of foundation members is particularly exclusive and competent. It is made up of leading business associations, institutions and representatives of well-known companies.
Jurors as trailblazers for designs of the futureThe jury consists of representatives of various disciplines. In 2017, these included Professor Anke Bernotat, working at the Folkwang University of the Arts, Arturo Dell'Acqua Bellavitis, architect and president of the Triennale Design Museum, and Dina Gallo, head of design management at TRUMPF GmbH + Co KG. What they all have in common is a pronounced understanding of artistic design and innovative designs coupled with functionalities that enrich everyday life. In total, more than 40 international jurors will evaluate the submitted exhibits. You look at a product from the point of view of various evaluation criteria. These include special features such as the overall concept, the degree of innovation, aesthetics, functionality and operability, sustainability and ecological quality as well as technical quality and function or utility value. This is only an excerpt from the extensive catalogue of criteria that a product nominated for the German Award meets.
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