The 2017 German Design Awards Ceremony in Frankfurt am Main
On 10 February AXOR received the 2017 German Design Award in Gold in Frankfurt. The award was for the AXOR Citterio Select kitchen tap – jointly developed with long-standing design partner Antonio Citterio. An international jury of experts rated 4,058 products and projects submitted, with the aim of selecting, presenting and honouring unique design trends. All in all, only 45 design products were recognised with the Gold Award. According to the jury, “The AXOR Citterio Select kitchen tap is a successful example of the perfect interplay between form, function and material. Thanks to outstanding ergonomic features, a pleasing feel, useful functions and intuitive controls, the tap is suitable for use by all ages. An exceptionally elegant product, which is formally and functionally impressive at an extremely high level.”
“We are very pleased with our first German Design Award in Gold for an AXOR kitchen tap“, Silke Giessler, Head of AXOR Brand Marketing, says. “The award is an important recognition of our achievements in design, manufacturing and funcionality. It confirms our strategy of producing bathroom and kichen taps, showers and accessories to perfection; to achieve this, the development process does not end until there is nothing left to add or remove.” Giessler further comments on the win.