29 October 2014

Premium price for Klaaysen at German Design Award 2015

The international jury of the German Design Council, awards Aviator line’s® office furniture with the ‘Special Mention’ of the German Design Awards in the category ‘Office’. Designer Bert Klaaysen, from Klaaysen Design, receives this prestigious mention for the second time.

Bert Klaaysen: “I am incredibly proud Aviator line® has been rewarded with this price out of 2.250 entries in 10 categories. The competition was huge. The special mention is granted by the German Council of Design (Rat für Formgebung), only to products with a leading design. I consider it to be a special acknowledgement for me personally, to receive this international price for the second time.”

Eccentric design gives solutions for individual demands

Aviator line® is the answer to the question whether work can be fun and inspiring. Designed from a ‘less is more’ perspective, the eccentric design gives solutions for individual demands such as job satisfaction, creativity and health. The perfect way to meet each other in an inspiring work environment. Aviator line® is a valuable addition for the New World of Work, for the company operating in the present and in the future, with employees standing at the helm: ‘Be your own pilot!’.

A joint work engagement and commitment is what created Aviator line®. Bert Klaaysen is responsible for the idea and design, Wouter Klaaysen for the graphic design and communication. Richter Möbelwerkstätten is responsible for developing the program and production of Aviator line®.

About the German Design Award

Each year the German Design Award is awarded by the German Council of Design (Rat für Formgebung). For 60 years they are representing national and international design in Germany. The jury of the German Design Award 2015, consists of a panel from 30 experts, coming from different fields. Each of them can bring out a vote in 10 different categories. They judge entries based on different criteria such as: quality of the design, the level of innovativeness, brand value, functionality, ergonomics, and ecologic compatibility. The award ceremony will take place on February the 13th in Frankfurt.

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