It is not only their ergonomics and high-quality workmanship that make Sedus products and solutions so convincing. They also regularly win national and international design prizes. Excellent proof of how form and function can be profitably combined.
The Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology awards the Design Prize of the Federal Republic of Germany and has done so since 2002. It is the highest award for design in the country. It is only awarded to previous winners of another national or international competition. The prize award emphasises the economic significance of design and thus helps to foster young new designers as well as small and medium-sized enterprises.
The German Design Award has been bestowed by the Design Council since 2012. A jury composed of international experts pays tribute to design trends in the area of production and communication design that are groundbreaking in the international landscape of design. The German Design Award is one of the most important design competitions in the world and is highly regarded, even outside design circles.
Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design and Metropolitan Arts Press Ltd. bestows the GOOD DESIGN Award every year. It is one of the most prestigious prizes worldwide. The award is given to industrial, product and graphic designs that are classified as pathbreaking on an international level.
The iF International Forum Design has been paying tribute to pioneering designs in very different categories since 1954. The prize is regarded as the highest award in Germany and, in addition, enjoys international renown. It is awarded for product, graphic and packaging design as well as for architecture, interior design, service design and conceptual work.
The Interior Innovation Award is regarded as the Oscar of the international furniture industry. It has been awarded since 2002 jointly by imm cologne (the International Furniture Fair) and the Design Council for outstanding innovative achievements in all product areas. With three special prizes for newcomers, it is simultaneously an important tool that fosters up-and-coming young designers.
With around 17,000 entries submitted every year, the Red Dot Award is one of the most highly regarded design prizes in the world. It has been awarded by the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen since 1955 in the disciplines of product design, communication design and design concepts. Among designers, the Red Dot Award is very highly coveted as it is also internationally regarded as a seal of quality for outstanding design.