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German Design Award 2020 – Gebrüder Munzert wins repeatedly!
„Noise insulation is a trendy subject. The semi-transparent decorative materials of the Acoustic Line promise a noticeable optimization of the acoustics in the room, have a very modern and high-quality look and offer countless possibilities for room design thanks to the variety of colors and styles”, argues the German Design Council in their jury vote.
The solution for an universal problem never looked as good – discover the sound absorbing beauties of our “Acoustic Line” right here.
German Design Award 2019 – We won!
Thanks to the successful overall concept, our premium brand “PIVOT – by Gebrueder Munzert” won over the experts of the German Design Award. “In addition to the great creative diversity, the craftsmanship-demanding qualities, which are visible and, above all, tangible down to the last detail,” convinced the German Design Council in its jury statement.
Chief Designer Hannes Neubert sees the award once more as a confirmation of the high standards of his entire creative team. “PIVOT lives through the constant development of the concept idea. The German Design Award is already inspiring me and my team to exciting new fabric developments.“
“We are very proud to have won this prestigious price. Together with the SCHROEDER advertising agency we have repositioned our brand in a unique and enduring way.”
Bernd Kout, CEO of Gebr. Munzert GmbH & CO. KG.
Product development “Origami”
The company Gebr. Munzert GmbH & Co. KG delights the 37-member Red Dot Award: product design 2013 jury of experts with the product development “Origami” and wins the award “best of the best” among 4,662 products of international designers. By awarding one of the world’s most renowned design prizes, the jury honours the company’s creativity. The prize was be officially awarded during the Red Dot gala in Essen on 1 July 2013.
“I am fascinated by the way a century-old form of design merges with new technology to create a highly contemporary, luxurious fabric.”
Tobias Batrla, Designer
The textile “Origami” technique is reminiscent of Japanese paper-folding culture and was developed by textile designer Tobias Batrla one of Gebr. Munzert’s in-house creative team. On highly specialised Jacquard looms, a creative fabric which is novel in its form is made from innovative flameretardant yarns. The multidimensionality and stability of “Origami” offer an intelligent and design-oriented solution for many fields of application, such as window decoration, wall coverings, partitions, privacy shields, etc.
Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, initiator and CEO of red dot, pointed out that especially today, a high level of competence in design and economic success go hand in hand: “The winners of the red dot award: product design 2013 are the protagonists of a highly-developed design culture and design industry. Nowadays, it is becoming increasingly difficult to distinguish well-designed products from one another. Characteristic features can often only be seen by taking a closer look at the details. Those creations, however, which comply with the international red dot jury’s high standards, will stand out from the mass of products and compete successfully in the global market.”
(Video with friendly permission of the Red Dot GmbH & Co. KG)
“BLUE DROP Best Innovation award ’13” for the product “Origami”
Product development „Hologram“
Hannes Neubert has managed to transfer “hologram technology” onto a woven fabric for the very first time with the Holo Collection. The product changes its design and colour, depending where the viewer is standing. Using a specially developed relief-like weaving technique and the fibre-dependent imprecision of the pile height, there arises an atmospheric interplay of overlapping images, which create the charm of this design, thanks to their blurred nature.
“BLUE DROP Best Innovation award ’10” and “Innovation Prize Architecture Textile Object 2011” – Special award for the product “Hologram”