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Success for Austrian designers at the “red dot award”

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20. August 2009

Austrian creatives walked away with numerous awards at one of the most important design contests on the international stage, the “red dot award” in Essen. Winning designs from Austria included ski bindings, entrance doors, rail vehicles and headphones.

Austrian designers have long enjoyed international acclaim, with more than two thirds working successfully abroad. An approach which paid off at the recent “red dot awards: product design 2009” in Essen. A total of 19 “red dots” were awarded to Austrian designers.

The Austrian award winners 2009:

The “red dot design award” is an internationally recognised contest whose award - the “red dot” - is highly respected in industry circles as a mark of quality for good design. With more than 11,000 applications from a total of 61 countries, the “red dot design award” is among the largest design competitions worldwide. The “red dot” is awarded to works which display outstanding design quality.