The German Design Award is one of the most prestigious design awards worldwide and enjoys a high reputation far beyond professional circles. In the category - Excellent Product Design - Furniture, FRAME was awarded »Winner« for the outstanding design quality.
This year, for the first time after a long pandemic break, the world's leading consumer goods fair for Dining, Living, Giving and Working, Ambiente, took place in Frankfurt.
One of our long-standing partners, the Küchenprofi Group with its four brands Küchenprofi, Zassenhaus, Cilio and Spring, was also represented at Ambiente. Their spacious trade fair stand was designed by Kurz Kurz Design and implemented with the help of the Schmitz & Schüller joinery.
"The leading international consumer goods fairs Ambiente, Christmasworld and Creativeworld have joined forces for the first time from February 3-4 to 7, 2023, to inspire as the global hub for upcoming lifestyle trends. They reflect the increasing merging of lifestyles and focus on the top theme of sustainability. 4,561 exhibitors occupied the entire Frankfurt exhibition center on 352,950 gross square meters and impressed 154,000 retailers from all over the world with their innovations."
"More than 81,000 visitors from various sectors of the global healthcare industry came to Düsseldorf, Germany, to attend MEDICA 2022 and COMPAMED 2022 from 14 - 17 November 2022. Here, a total of more than 5,000 exhibitors from 70 nations offered them a variety of innovations for modern outpatient and clinical care – including all components, products and processes for their development and production."
Kurz Kur Design was also on site and took a look around at the world's leading medical trade fair.
After the pandemic-related break, the leading international trade fair for modern working environments celebrated a successful re-start this year.
"A total of 686 companies from 43 countries presented their products and solutions for the current and future requirements of our always-evolving working environments."
Kurz Kurz Design was also on site for you.
The world's most important trade fair for the plastics and rubber industry celebrates its 70th birthday this year.
More than 3,000 exhibitors from 60 countries present new products and innovations in the fields of machinery and equipment, raw materials and auxiliaries as well as semi-finished products, technical parts and products made of reinforced plastics.
Kurz Kurz Design was also on site for you and took a look around.
The light + building trade fair was held in Frankfurt for the first time since 2018. There, under the motto "Green Light for Tomorrow", Steinel presented numerous innovations developed with Kurz Kurz Design, from sensor to outdoor luminaire series.
After a pandemic of two and a half years, this year's light + building took place as a special edition in October. Kurz Kurz Design also visited the world's leading trade fair for lighting and building technology and took a look around.
Here we go. Steinel, which we have been supporting continuously as a design partner since 2005, has started the Black Week.
In the online store you have the possibility to be inspired by the latest product highlights and to discover there also products designed by Kurz Kurz Design.
"glasstec has clearly underscored its relevance for the global glass industry with its restart as a face-to-face trade fair after the pandemic induced break. In the “International Year of Glass”, the 936 exhibitors from 47 countries impressively demonstrated to 30,000 visitors from 119 countries the operational excellence of the sector."
At this year's Kind + Jugend, the world's leading trade fair for children's and baby equipment in Cologne, renowned exhibitors from all over the world presented their latest products and collections from the areas of children's furniture, textile equipment, strollers, child car seats, hygiene products, baby and toddler toys, as well as fashion for babies and toddlers. Kurz Kurz Design was on site for you!
The trade fair for sanitary, heating, air conditioning and digital building management.
As the first industry highlight of the year after a two-year break due to the Corona Pandemic, SHK finally took place again in Essen from September 06 - 09, 2022. More than 400 exhibitors presented themselves there.
Since 1994 Kurz Kurz Design has been a long-term design partner of the Küchenprofi Group. This includes not only numerous high-quality kitchen accessories. Kurz Kurz Design takes care of the four brands Küchenprofi, Cilio, Zassenhaus and Spring holistically from the product to the exhibition stand.
Vodafone and partner company Smart-Klima today announced a new smart home gadget, the Klimagriff. The climate handle replaces the conventional window handle. It can test the air quality in the room via its integrated sensors. Humidity, room temperature, volatile organic compounds and the CO2 content of the air in the room are recorded.
New opening of Zweirad Jung in Cologne. Four months of planning and remodeling are almost complete, the store on Clevischer Ring appears in new splendor. In cooperation with the carpentry Schmitz & Schüller GmbH & Co. KG who realized the new room concept, a modern bicycle store in the heart of Cologne has been created.
The Dortmund-based technology specialist WILO SE has been awarded the renowned German Sustainability Award (Deutscher Nachhaltigkeitspreis, DNP) in the “Climate” transformation field. The German Sustainability Award honours companies for which sustainability is part of their business model.
The sturdy spotlight heads can be swivelled horizontally (180°) and vertically (90°), can be easily adjusted to suit requirements and can be and provide perfect illumination around the house. The attractive spotlight series is available in different versions. The Bluetooth-based connect version can be wirelessly networked and adjusted and controlled via app. The creation of groups and the naming of lights can also be conveniently carried out via App.
Surprisingly efficient. The XLED ONE wall and ceiling spotlight is available with and without sensor. Warm white 3000 K, 2550 lm and a powerful reflector in both versions ensure perfect illumination around the house - and thanks to energy-saving 23 W, bright eyes for the owners. The LEDs installed in the spotlights promise an amazingly long service life of a good 30 years.
Cargo bikes are useful to to transport large things from A to B. The start up from Darmstadt Sigo plans to create a network of stations for rentable e-bikes. This could relieve traffic in cities. In this project Kurz Kurz Design took the role as partner in design questions.
Premium brand Spring showed up with a new fair stand in Frankfurt. The exhibiting at the fair designed by Kurz Kurz Design visualizes "cooking with professional claim" and connects the forward-thinking direction of the brand with it's tradition.
In Frankfurt Sodapop presented their first closed system of an premium soda maker. The door made of stainless steel is closed while the soda maker is working. On the back there is a second CO2 cylinder for a more comfortable reloading process. The system is available in colourways copper, silver and white.
At the beginning of July, the manicure series TWINOX® M and TWINOX® Gold Edition developed with us were awarded in Essen. Both series were designed specifically for target groups and brands and lovingly and functionally designed down to the last detail.
"The future is connected" - Wilo as digital pioneer at the ISH 2019 in Frankfurt
New novelties from Kurz Kurz Design and Wilo were presented at the ISH - The new Wilo-Star-Z NOVA T.
Since 2005 Kurz Kurz Design is continuously responsible for the product design and the corresponding user interface of the small circulator products.
We are very pleased that the camera sensor light "CAM light " was voted "Product of the Year " in the category Technology by BaumarktManager Magazin. The winners in the four categories Building, Gardening, Technology and Living were determined by the expert evaluation of a top-class jury. The evaluation was based on the criteria innovation, bestseller, utility, price, sustainability and PoS presentation.
AlexanderSolia presented the innovative multi-functional kitchen machine M 50 at the Internorga. As the first implementation of the new Corporate Product Design developed by Kurz Kurz Design, the modular construction concept meets the increased requirements of the professional kitchen. Function, flexibility and quality, as well as easy tool changes and intuitive operation up to the digital user interface are important focal points here.
For the first time, the DINEUS Award recognized the top achievements of the tableware industry and is aiming to create more public awareness in the culture of a set table - it is the great prize of tableware. As part of the fair "tradition" the international prize was awarded in 2019. The Kurz Kurz Design MANAOS Coffee Grinder for Zassenhaus along with the other products from e.g. ASA, Rosenthal, Mono, Le Creuset as well as Stelton were all awarded.
We are happy to announce that HIFIMAN R2R2000 will be awarded on March 15th an iF design award in the BMW World in Munich. This device is the World´s First High Definition Audio SHDC Bluetooth Streaming Device.
It can be connected via USB-C / Bluetooth to other devices such as smartphones, computers headphones or speakers and allows the highest digital music enjoyment in hi-fi quality. The noble, black and matt R2R2000 is milled from an aluminum block and has a wedge-shaped basic shape. Hifiman is an American-Chinese company known for its top-of-the-line headphones.
We are happy to announce that BPW received the second trophy: the ceremony of the iF design award will be on March 15 in the BMW World in Munich. When it was introduced to the market at the IAA Commercial Vehicles, the innovative iGurt was awarded second place in the "Trailer Innovation 2019".
The Digital Sensor Revolution. True Presence® is the world’s first true presence detector. It reliably detects the presence of a person. No matter what this person is doing: walking, standing, sitting, reading, resting or sleeping.
The True Presence® Sensor from STEINEL Professional has been awarded Winner Excellent Product Design in the Building and Elements category.
At the beginning of each year, the Cologne exhibition halls become the largest showroom for the furniture of the future. Visionary furnishing concepts, the latest interior design, experimental living concepts and forward-looking technologies as well as major brand worlds and the ideas of young designers are presented.
The imm cologne is a reflection of the living worlds and a source of inspiration for the design scene.
Living ideas for every room, every style and every requirement.
The Living Kitchen inspires with the latest ideas and trends from the kitchen living space. Exciting solutions inspire and inspire.
Innovative manufacturer presentations, new kitchen furniture, household appliances and accessories as well as cooking and trend shows - Living Kitchen has developed into the central event of the international kitchen industry and promises an exciting look into the future of the kitchen industry with its conceptual reorientation.
Artificial Intelligence or Internet of Things (IoT) - there is hardly any industry where these terms or usage are not high on the agenda. The health industry is no exception in this regard. The digital transformation is the top issue shaping the world of medicine.
The MEDICA 2018 shows the future of medicine - totally digital, but with "Human Touch".
Through its various themes, ORGATEC 2018 shed light on the interplay between working environments and work culture and showcased forward-thinking ideas for new workplace design. In this way, the leading topic for the modern working world was rethinking and advancing workplaces with the theme “culture@work”. Kurz Kurz Design has taken a look for you!
A design element for tiled living spaces, Schluter-SHELF brings order and storage space to your bathroom. The practical wall shelves are also suitable for other tiled living rooms and can be integrated into the tiled mirror of your kitchen. With five different designs, the shelves can be mounted directly into the tile installation without drilling in the joint or tile.
The 3D Motion Detector represents a quantum leap in sensor technology and is nothing short of a revolution in the field of outdoor sensors. The innovative iHF 3D from Steinel Professional has been awarded with the German Innovation Award 2018 in Gold in the Lighting category by the German Design Council for being the world's first outdoor high-frequency motion detector.
Great pleasure for us and our customers: six times this year, Kurz Kurz Design received the coveted iF Design Award. The award ceremony took place on 9 March with around 2,000 guests from 40 countries in the BMW World, Munich.
Zwilling Beauty presented two manicure series designed by Kurz Kurz Design: the TWINOX M and the TWINOX Gold Edition.
For both premium series, innovative technologies such as MIM (metal injection molding) and scratch-resistant coatings (PVD and carbon) are being used for the first time, enabling increased cutting performance and durability. Individual scissors and instruments were developed for the respective target group.
"How do you make a brand with radiance out of an unknown world market leader?" Answers are available at Wilo in Dortmund.
Kurz Kurz Design has been accompanying Wilo as a design partner for over ten years. In its current issue, the business magazine "brand eins" reports on the successful company with 7600 employees and a turnover of 1.33 billion euros (2016).
The international interiors show - DISCOVER INTERIOR IDEAS
The first interiors show of the year 2018 present the trends that will be shaping the furniture and interiors sector – and the products that are good for business. At the imm cologne, you will find a unique variety of interior design ideas for every room, every style and every requirement – from the basics all the way to designer items and luxury furnishings.
That was the topic of the in-house exhibition at 3M in Düsseldorf. Kurz Kurz Design has visited the 2-day programm attended by 3M automotive with numerous exciting presentations on the latest innovations in this field.
For the third time the Solingen Coworking Space "coworkit" in co-operation with codecentric AG presented the biggest startup event in Bergisches Land. The Berg-Pitch once again provided an exciting insight into innovative business ideas and networked startups, companies, investors and those interested in the startup scene.
At this year's Kind + Jugend, the world's leading trade fair for children's and baby equipment, renowned exhibitors from all over the world presented their latest products and collections in the fields of children's furniture, textile equipment, strollers, car seats, hygiene articles, baby and childrens toys and fashion. Kurz Kurz Design has taken a look for you!
We are very happy to announce this years red dot design award for onFire by Higold:
onFire is a multifunctional sink area consisting of a sink, an electric oven with grill function and an air extractor in one unit. The compact element thus offers everything necessary for preparing food in the smallest space. The well-conceived construction allows the cooking and preparation areas to be clearly separated from each other.
"SolarCar" team of the University Bochum is supported by Daniel Rauch
Daniel Rauch creates the design for the Thyssenkrupp blue.cruiser . The 28-year-old designer has been working on the development since 2015. Bochum University is participating in a competition in Australia. This is what the blue.cruiser looks like in front of the Thyssenkrupp building.
At the world’s leading trade fair for quality assurance, Control, the German company Karl Deutsch, a leader in non-destructive testing technologies, has presented a new series designed by Kurz Kurz Design. The significant and unique bumpers give manual protection, quarantee air venting and enables stacking.
We are happy to have set up the studio in a new location right in time for our 25th jubilee. As before in perfect distance to the motorways A3 and A46 and in walking distance to the main railway station. From now on we do offer inhouse 3D-printing, video conferencing and space for workshops.
Another highlight of Ambiente is the new beauty series TWINOX 17 from Zwilling, designed by Kurz Kurz Design. It emphasizes stylishly and trend-consciously and presents itself thanks to a high-quality coating process in the elegant, black look.
The new soda systems will be presented at Ambiente in Frankfurt.
The positioning of mySodapop puts the focus on innovative devices with exquisite design. mySodapop is more than just tingling water with taste. The highest aesthetics in the carafes, which enhance every dining table was just as important as straight lines and reduced design of the machines.
At the Ambiente - the world's leading trade fair for consumer goods - many new products designed by Kurz Kurz Design were presented to the public for the first time this year. Among other things, we have designed three decors for RITZENHOFF.
Kurz Kurz Design creates a new product familiy for Selecta. At the Spielwarenmesse in Nuremberg the three tumblers have been presented for the first time.
The new tumblers fit perfectly into Selecta's product portfolio - with a new color concept and a trend towards simple functionality.
LivingKitchen has established itself worldwide as the central meeting point of the kitchen world and it is the international trade fair for kitchen furniture, kitchen appliances and accessories. The trade fair duo LivingKitchen and imm cologne invited the driving forces of the kitchen and furniture industry to Cologne.
The first interiors show of the year 2017 presented the trends that will be shaping the furniture and interiors sector. At the imm cologne, you found a unique variety of interior design ideas for every room, every style and every requirement – from the basics all the way to designer items and luxury furnishings.
The bathroom series UNITY by Ronbow is one of the winners of the Iconic Awards: Interior. The award ceremony of the ICONIC AWARDS 2017: Interior Innovation took place during the furniture fair imm Cologne .
For a good room climate, freshness in the kitchen or even to the body hygiene Zielonka develops the patented smell killers with Kurz Kurz Design. We are very pleased that the latest product, the 3in1 Tongue Cleaner, has been awarded the iF product design award 2016.
Eva Müller wins German Design Award - Congratulations, dear Eva!
The winner of the German Design Award as a Newcomer 2016 completed her BA degree in Industrial Design at the Bergische Universität Wuppertal. During and after her studies she worked as a freelancer until December 2015 at Kurz Kurz Design.
Paul Wirths, the traditional Solingen brand for high-quality cutlery presented many new products at Ambiente.
A Santoku damask knife, three new knife blocks with knives for different requirements in the kitchen, and a children's cutlery with three colorful decors were presented.
It´s a cooperation between the two brands Ritzenhoff and Ballerina Kitchen. The design for the "Ritzenhoff-Design 2016" designed by Kurz Kurz Design is especially well suited to the latest trends and colors such as pastel, white and gray tones.
The new furniture handle for Hettich in the stylish world NEW MODERN combines in a refined way body and handle thanks to the individual inlay. The fine linear structure creates an elegant interpretation of the "handleless" front.
On Wednesday, 18 November 2015, Red Dot Design Museum Essen material and process developers met as well as users for professional exchange. The "Smart Materials for Future Design" conference offered over 100 representatives from research, industry and design a varied program, with 16 speakers contributing.
In a red carpet ceremony at stunning Benaroya Hall in Seattle, IDSA unveiled the Gold, Silver and Bronze winners of the 2015 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA). Kurz Kurz Design is proud to be one of the 28 Gold winners as there had been 1,700 entries.