Split

  • Prize
    Winner in Lounge chair
  • Company/Firm
    Whiteid Gmbh & Co.kg
  • Designer
    Andreas Hess
  • Lead Designer(Other)
    Team Whiteid
  • Project Date
    2020

The design follows an integrated design principle. The distinctive openings allow the legs and seat to overflow into each other. The combination of defined form, a surprisingly soft transition and the handling of the high-quality wood veneer radiates an impression of lightness which has a calming and logical effect on its overall appearance.

Bio
1993 – 1997 Study in product design
1997 – 2000 KPG Design
2000 – 2002 Dieter Bakic Design
2002 – to date Partner / Managing Director of White ID GmbH+Co Kg
2003 – 2006 Lecturer in the principles of design technology
2004 – 2018 Head of design and brand management Concord GmbH
2014 Cooperation project HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd Prof. Sigmar Willnauer, Audi AG and White
2018 – to date mentoring of PG3/ PG4 semester project

“Through intuitive use, reduction and functions coupled with a self-evident emotional connection to the product, design can achieve a great deal for users and society.”

Other prizes
2006: Red Dot Award 2009: Focus Open, Silver 2010: Deutscher Designpreis Gold 2011: DESIGN PLUS Award 2012: GOOD DESIGN Award, IF Award 2013: German Design Award - Special Mention 2014: Focus Open – Special Mention, IF Award 2015: German Design Award, iF Award, Focus Open GOLD 2016: German Design Award – Special Mention, Focus Open – Special Mention 2017: German Design Award – Winner + Special Mention, Iconic Awards –Best of Best, iF Award, Focus Open Silver, Red Dot Award 2019: iF Award, Red Dot Award, German Design Award – Gold 2020: German Design Award - Gold, Red Dot Award, Focus Open Silver, iF Award