BlingCrete won Design Plus Award
BlingCrete won this years Design Plus Award, the prize for innovative products and cutting edge materials.
With the prize, the German Design Council, in collaboration with Messe Frankfurt,honors innovative materials and products, which given their new quality and function have the potential to create added value for the economy and society. The Design Plus seal of quality awarded at Material Vision highlights materials and products that exploit technological advances progress in their response to technological, economical and ecological questions. "With the highest number of participants this award is the most important in the field of innovative materials" says Andrej Kupetz, General Manager of the German Design Council.
A high profile jury has selected the winners. Entries were judged according to the materials innovative quality, aesthetic appeal and functionality in addition to ecological properties. Aspects such as the extensive avoidance of environmentally harmful materials and energy consuming manufacturing processes are becoming increasingly relevant in the selection process. This year, the jury will comprise Johannes Barckmann, Wolfram Putz, Lars Quadejacob, Reinhard Renner and Nicola Stattmann.
The Design Plus Material Vision competition is organized by the German Design Council in cooperation with Messe Frankfurt and was launched in 2005.