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News from Kurz Kurz Design. Current fairs. Interesting presentations. New products.

German Design Award for True Presence® Sensor from STEINEL Professional

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.

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MEDICA 2018, Düsseldorf - world´s leading medical trade fair

Artificial intelligence or Internet of Things (IoT) - there is hardly any industry where these terms and usage options are not high on the agenda. The health industry is no exception in this regard. The digital transformation is the top issue and also shapes the world of medicine.

The MEDICA 2018 shows the future of medicine - totally digital, but with "Human Touch".

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ORGATEC 2018, Cologne - visionary concepts for a new work culture

Through its various themes, ORGATEC 2018 sheded light on the interplay between working environments and work culture – and showcased forward-thinking ideas for new workplace design. In this way, the leading international trade fair for the modern working world was rethinking and advancing workplaces with the theme “culture@work”.
Kurz Kurz Design has taken a look for you!

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HIFIMAN R2R2000 HD Streaming Audio Device

HIFIMAN R2R2000 - The World´s First High Definition Audio SHDC Bluetooth Streaming Device.
It is connected via USB-C / Bluetooth between the smartphone / computer and the headphone / speaker 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.

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Schluter-SHELF - Decorative shelves for tiled walls

Wall shelf and design element for tiled living spaces Schluter-SHELF brings order and storage space to your bathroom - in elegant form. The practical wall shelves are also suitable for other tiled living rooms and can also be integrated into the tiled mirror of your kitchen. The wall shelves in five different shapes are incorporated without drilling into the joint pattern or attached directly during the tile installation.

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iGurt: BPW makes cargo restraints intelligent

BPW received two trophies for the second place of the "Trailer Innovation 2019" at the IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hanover: The intelligent load securing "iGurt" and the electrohydraulic auxiliary steering "Active Reverse Control". However, both not only reduce the operating costs of the vehicle, but also target the most common causes of accidents.

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Damixa Pro Kitchen Mixer - Stylish design in a class of its own

A new direction for tap fixture design. Kurz Kurz Design designed slate for Damixa, and Slate Pro has been awarded the prestigious Red Dot Award: Product Design prize.

With its modern and minimalist expression, the stylish Slate fits in perfectly with the interior arrangement of today.

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Light + Building 2018 - Innovations for STEINEL Professional

The intelligent building of tomorrow will have completely new capabilities, making it more efficient, healthier, safer and more comfortable.

The new and revolutionary sensors designed by Kurz Kurz Design for STEINEL SYSTEMS, such as True Presence® or the optical sensor HPD2 , created the base for building intelligence solutions .

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Light + Building 2018 - New products for STEINEL

"senses for tomorrow" , STEINEL presented its innovative novelties designed by Kurz Kurz Design at Light + Building.

Light like no other. In an increasingly digitized and networked world, smart lighting solutions are becoming more and more standard.

Smart. Safe. Digital. Networked. Intelligent.
These are the trend-setting slogans for the fair.

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Internorga - M 50 multi-functional kitchen machine in stainless steel

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.

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Dorian Kurz - member of the jury at the Steel-Innovation-Award 2018

Innovation means future

For over 25 years, the steel industry in Germany has distinguished outstanding innovations with the Stahl-Innovationspreis. The competition, which takes place every three years, highlights the innovative power of the steel applicators and offers new ideas for the material.

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Zwilling Beauty - new premium manicure series, ambiente 2018

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.

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WILO in brand eins - "We are the ones with the pumps"

"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).

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Spring fairs

Kurz Kurz Design has been looking around for you at various spring trade fairs this year as well.

After the imm cologne, we also visited "boot", "Paperworld", the toy fair - "Spielwarenmesse" and the Intergastra.

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imm cologne, 2018

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.

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Iconic Award for Küchenprofi

The spiral cutter Vegatelli from Küchenprofi was awarded in the category kitchen and household with the Iconic Award 2018 . The competition is aimed at all companies in the furnishing industry as well as their partners in interior design and interior design.

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3M - the fascination of adhesive technology!

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.

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Kind + Jugend 2017, Cologne

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!

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spoga+gafa 2017, Cologne

The spoga + gafa shows a unique garden variety. Everything from the decisive trends to the most exciting innovations.

The areas were clearly structured: garden living, garden creation & care, garden bbq and garden unique

Kurz Kurz Design has looked around for you! The Outdoor Kitchen World and the new Smart Gardening World were important trend platforms.

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Caravan Salon 2017, Düsseldorf

The CARAVAN SALON DÜSSELDORF 2017 has ended as the best-viewed event in its history and impressively underlined its leading position as the world's largest trade fair for travel trailers and caravans.

For Kurz Kurz Design the Caravan Salon was the second autumn fair this year to gather new trends & impressions of this industry.

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mySodapop - IFA 2017, Berlin

IFA, the leading trade fair for consumer electronics and home appliances, will be opened in Berlin on September 1st. We celebrate the presentation of the new soda systems there.

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German Design Award 2018

The bathroom series UNITY has been nominated by the German Design Council for the German Design Award 2018. The ceremony will take place during the international trade fair ambiente 2018.

UNITY had already been awarded this years Iconic Award Interior Innovation during the imm cologne in January.

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red dot design award 2017 - onFire

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.

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Kurz Kurz Design intern Daniel Rauch designes solar car

"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.

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Control – Quality makes the difference

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.

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Kurz Kurz Design - the studio moved and offers new services

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.

You are invited at any time!

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ISH 2017 - Wilo innovations

Wilo brings the future - tomorrow's world of Wilo at the ISH Frankfurt

The new generation of small circulator pumps, designed by Kurz Kurz Design, has been launched at the worlds leading fair for sanitary and heating.

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Zwilling - TWINOX 17

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.

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Zassenhaus - Mills Competency

Zassenhaus presents numerous new designs from Kurz Kurz Design.

In addition to the new manual coffee grinder "Manaos", the pepper and salt mills collection "Berlin" as well as the chilli and the nutmeg mills will be presented at Ambiente.

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Ambiente 2017 - Küchenprofi

A nicely dressed plate strengthens your appetite and makes you want to eat.

The company Küchenprofi presents the new spiral cutter VEGATELLI at Ambiente. Clear elegance and complex function are combined.

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Klever - Knife Handles

Kurz Kurz Design designes a knife handle for Klever from Solingen.

Function and ergonomics were the main focus. The injection molding process with silicon coating brings more grip for professional using.

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mySodapop premiere

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.

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Ambiente 2017 - RITZENHOFF

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.

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Selecta - tumbler

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.

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LivingKitchen - The international kitchen show

DISCOVER KITCHEN IDEAS

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.

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imm cologne - The international interiors show

DISCOVER INTERIOR IDEAS

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.

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ICONIC AWARDS 2017 - Interior Innovation

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 .

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my Sodapop

"My Sodapop" brings drive into the category of water bubblers.

The market for drinking water bubblers has developed very positively in Germany in recent years. The market potential is big time for a new player.

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iF product design award - Zielonka Smellkiller

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.

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K 2016, Düsseldorf

The World’s No. 1 Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber!

The world’s premier fair for the plastics and rubber industry presents everything the sector has to offer. Everything from the latest state of the art and trailblazing innovations to development visions.

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Rehacare 2016, Düsseldorf

REHACARE is the leading international trade fair for rehabilitation, prevention, inclusion and care.

With over 30 years of expertise and wide-ranging experience of the market, this fair is an ideal platform for anyone with disabilities, care requirements or chronic conditions as well as for the elderly.

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Photokina 2016, Cologne

The unlimited world of imaging

The curtain rises – the world's leading trade fair for photo and video this year presented itself in new colours, with a new look and feel and a fireworks display of new ideas.

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glasstec 2016, Düsseldorf

GLASS IS LIMITLESS!

glasstec will demonstrate the fact that glass is not just flat but that it also has almost limitless dimensions.

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IFA 2016, Berlin

IFA Berlin - Consumer Electronics Fair

The IFA Berlin is one of the world's leading trade shows for consumer electronics, home appliances and other applications of technology and software.

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Kind+Jugend 2016, Cologne

The trade show for kids´ first years

The leading international trade fair for the baby and toddler outfitting sector is regularly one of the most important industry meeting points worldwide. The quality of the exhibitors and visitors as well as the wide-ranging offer of standards, trends and novelties arouses curiosity.

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spoga gafa 2016, Cologne

spoga+gafa is the world's leading garden trade fair.

The global exhibition was a decisive source of inspiration for the worldwide garden scene. It was three days of pure garden, from the fiery barbecue event, to the latest garden furniture and plant trends, through to exciting expert discussion rounds. This was the place-to-be for fresh ideas, exciting networking and a great deal of green business.

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Light+Building - STEINEL NEWS 2016

At the worlds important trade fair for light, STEINEL presented more than 20 newly developed product innovations:
The iHF 3D high-frequency sensor, HPD 2 camera sensor and the new generation of XLED Pro spotlights for STEINEL PROFESSIONAL. And also the XLED home 2 floodlight to numerous new exterior lighting fixtures and LED lighting for the sophisticated living environment at STEINEL.

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senses -innovation competence

More than light - senses pendant lamp study with holotainment technology from Kurz Kurz Design

"Our development of the holotainment study underscores our innovative competence as a modern lighting manufacturer," explains Martin Frechen, Managing Director of senses.

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Light+Building 2016

International top brands around lighting and building technology present their new products.

Smart system solutions and modern design are the base for a better quality of life. The guiding theme of the Light + Building 2016 is therefore "digital - individual - networked".

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Happy Easter!

With sunshine and a pinch of humor, we would like to wish you happy Easter holidays with the innovative fridge-smell-killer "zilofresh egg" designed by us!

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German Design Award - Newcomer 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.

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Paul Wirths - ambiente 2016

Store gently and stylish

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.

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Wilo Stratos PICO-Z

Kurz Kurz Design designes the topmodell of the Wilo drinking water circulation system: Wilo-Stratos PICO-Z.

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German Design Award 2016 - RÖSLE

We are happy to announce the first design award together with RÖSLE: the international jury has selected the series of food storage container as „winner“ within the kitchen category.

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Ballerina 2016 - new kitchen fronts in glass

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.

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Pro Decor handle collection - Nilus/Instrana/Itri

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.

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Smart Materials for future Design - Conference Red Dot Design Museum

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.

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IDEA 2015 Gold winner

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.

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