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Design Awards

Outstanding design is the trademark of our products. Their unmistakable identity is a result of our expertise in matters of style and our instinct for what makes things special. Numerous international design awards are proof of the passion and high standards with which our designers go about their work.

Iconic Awards 2020 – Innovative Architecture
Iconic Award 2020 – Innovative Architecture

Iconic Awards 2020 – Innovative Architecture

A reason to celebrate: Move it, our mobile office system, has just won its third award. In addition to the A’Design Award Winner 2020 “Silver” and the German Innovation Award 2020 “Winner” prizes, this intelligent storage system has now received the Iconic Awards – Innovative Architecture “Selection” distinction.

The Iconic Awards are an architecture and design competition that honours outstanding design. Entries are judged from a neutral standpoint and compared internationally. They cover a broad spectrum: this highly sought-after award has been given to everything from visionary buildings and innovative products to sustainable communication methods. When it comes to architecture, there is a clear focus on holistic settings, which is where SIGEL’s mobile office system impressed the judges in every way. The beautifully designed system stood out from the competition with regard to overall concept, design quality, manufacturing technique and quality, durability and functionality, as well as usability.

German Innovation Award 2020
German Innovation Award für Move it

German Innovation Award 2020

Move it, the new mobile office system for agile, flexible work, has entered the market with a second award to its name, in addition to its A’Design Award. The system has now been awarded the German Innovation Award 2020 Winner prize.

The German Innovation Award honours cross-industry products and solutions that set themselves apart from previous solutions by being user-centred and adding value. Fact: innovations that make a big impact as a small detail, thereby shaping the future, ensure successful market positioning.

A’Design Award and Competition 2020
A’Design Award and Competition 2020 für Sound Balance und Move it

A’Design Award and Competition 2020

Following its Iconic Award 2020, the Sound Balance acoustic solution is now also entitled to carry the A’Design Award Winner 2020 Gold label. The A’Design Award Winner 2020 Silver label goes to the brand new product group Move it – the mobile office system for agile, flexible work.

The prestigious A’Design Award and Competition is the world’s largest and most influential award for ground-breaking design. It is considered a source of inspiration for designers, artists and architects. For SIGEL, this top-class award is an important milestone, as the winning products represent a significant diversification of the product range, particularly for architects and interior designers.

Iconic Awards 2020 – Innovative Interior
Iconic Awards 2020 für Meet up

Iconic Awards 2020 – Innovative Interior

Two innovative, new product groups from SIGEL were awarded in the "Office and Workplace" category. Meet up, the mobile board system for agile and creative work, received the "Selection" label. The label “Winner” was even awarded for the acoustic system solution Sound Balance.

The Iconic Award is an interior award that is only given to products that meet certain criteria. The SIGEL innovations convinced the internationally renowned jury according to the design-specific characteristics of design quality, ergonomics and degree of innovation, but also according to functional properties such as utility value, durability and safety. Due to its industry-specific focus on the interior, the Iconic Award 2020: Innovative Interior counts as one of the smaller design awards, but with its high international relevance it is considered a trend barometer. True to the motto "class instead of mass", 161 awards were presented this year from over 540 entries from a total of 20 countries.

Red Dot Design Award 2019
Pressemitteilung zum Red Dot Award 2019

Red Dot Design Award 2019

Meet up, the mobile whiteboard system, won in the “Product Design” category. The international Red Dot design competition is run by the Design Zentrum Nordrhein-Westfalen e.V. in Germany, which chooses the best products of the year.

Designers and manufacturers from around the world submit their products and an international panel of experts rate the submissions based on criteria such as degree of innovation, functionality, ergonomics, longevity and environmental friendliness.

In 2019 the jurors received 5,500 submissions. The coveted “Red Dot” award is an internationally renowned hallmark of outstanding design quality. SIGEL presented an exceptional new product: Meet up, the versatile, mobile complete board system. Meet up can be carried or rotated and pushed around in a stand, giving its users complete freedom when it comes to teamwork and organisation.

German Design Award 2017 – Special Mention and Nomination
German Design Award 2017 für Conceptum und Artverum

German Design Award 2017 – Special Mention and Nomination

This is the fifth time in a row that the Artverum magnetic glass boards and the Conceptum notebooks & planners have impressed the judges of the German Design Award. These two product groups stood out among a total of 4,058 submissions in 27 categories.

With just under 700 more submissions than in the previous year, the German Design Award continues to reinforce its significance among the many international design competitions.

Artverum received a “Special Mention” in the “Office Furniture” category for its outstanding design quality. The winning products include the classy stone-cut designs “Black Marble” and “Green Mineral”, the red boards in the practical 60 x 40 cm and 100 x 65 cm formats, along with the small, colourful C5 magnets. Other awards went to the “World Map” design board in its stylish stone look, the four classy metallic boards, the round and hexagonal boards, the Artverum mirror, the berry red boards and the coloured C20 magnets.

The Conceptum notebooks & planners received the commendation of “Nominee” in the “Books & Calendars” category. Once again, this shows that these black hardcover books with the popular Softwave surface are always well-received: the commendation went to the notebook in the practical tablet format, the 18-month planner and the weekly planner with the vertical layout. The hardcover planner “Colour” collection for 2017 with its fresh colours in a classy metallic finish was another recipient of the “Nominee” commendation. The jury also commended the softcover notebooks & planners for 2017, which come with the classy Softwave surface in elegant business shades.

Some of our other awards

German Design Award 2016 – Special Mention

  • Notebooks and planners: The winners from the Conceptum range were the “Glam” collection with its classy jewel colours, understated metallic finish and elegant magnet fastener, along with the current “Colour” series in bright colours and elegant, muted business shades. In the Look range, the awards went to the “Vintage” collection with its velvety, used leather look, the “Drive” collection with its elegant, sporty design and the feminine “Touch” planner collection.

  • Magnetic glass boards: This beautiful designer piece for the wall is a multipurpose information board that meets the highest standards of safety and quality. It is also magnetic and can be written on. These trendsetting designs with a 3D look and a natural woodgrain pattern make a bold statement on any wall. The trend colours of petrol blue and green add a touch of harmony and freshness to any interior.

German Design Award 2015 – Special Mention

  • Notebooks with a magnetic fastener: the Conceptum notebooks with the magnetic fastener received a “Special Mention” for outstanding design quality. The minimalist, elegant Softwave surface is combined with a classy magnetic fastener. The notebooks are available in four different formats, including the appealing extra-large format A4+, and are carefully designed down to the last detail with all of the practical Conceptum features. The panel of experts was certainly impressed.

German Design Award 2015 – Nominee

  • Artverum magnetic glass boards: This year’s jury chose the magnetic glass board in the “White Stone” design as a “Nominee”. “White Stone” reflects the look of a stylish white loft conversion, combining a naturally appealing design with polished tempered glass. It adds an urban touch to the interior décor of the room. “Anyone nominated for the German Design Award has demonstrated great expertise in the field of design,” says the German Design Council, the organisation behind the German Design Award. This is because “a nomination is the only way to get the opportunity to compete and measure your products against the best on the design scene. In other words, just participating in the German Design Award is a commendation in itself for companies and designers.”

  • Artetempus designer wall clocks: These wall clocks make a contemporary design statement in any room. The jury of the German Design Award 2015 agreed, and awarded the designer wall clocks the commendation of “Nominee”. Aesthetically pleasing and functional, remarkable due to the minimalist details and effective combination of materials, all 14 designer wall clocks clearly express their superb quality. Four collections from elegant and sporty to unfussy and modern; four statement collections with expressive designs.

2014

  • Red Dot Award: Artetempus wall clocks, Gallery deep profile picture frames, Conceptum notebooks with the magnetic fastener

  • Interior Innovation Award - Selection: Gallery picture ledge

  • German Design Award - Nominee: Conceptum “Colour” collection of notebooks and planners, Artverum magnetic glass boards (large formats and projection screen boards) and the cube SuperDym magnets

  • DDC Deutscher Designer Club: Artverum magnetic glass boards

2013

  • Red Dot Design Award: Artverum magnetic glass boards (large office boards and projection screen boards), Conceptum “Colour” notebooks"

  • Interior Innovation Award: Eyestyle desk accessories (magazine file and letter tray)

  • German Design Award 2013 - Nominee: Artverum magnetic glass boards, Eyestyle magazine file desk accessory, Conceptum notebooks

2012 - 2010

  • Various design awards for SIGEL products: Red Dot Design Award, IF Product Design Award, Designpreis Deutschland, Designpreis der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Universal Design Award, Good Design Award

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