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The Red Dot

We are pleased to announce that AAndres, a furniture design and manufacturing company, has been awarded with the red dot award: product design 2011 for the modular shelf system Eileen & Frank.

We are pleased to announce that AAndres, a furniture design and manufacturing company, has been awarded with the red dot award: product design 2011 for the modular shelf system Eileen & Frank.  

 

Dot/in German “Punkt“: The German word (MHG pun[c]t ...) stems from the  late Latin punctus (same meaning), in old Lat. punctum. The Latin word literally means “the punctured, the puncture; punctured [punctuation] mark, etc.“

Red/in German “rot“: Together with related terms in most of the other Indo-Germanic languages, the general Germanic colour adjective MHG, OHG. rôt, got. raups, ... goes back to the Indo-Germanic root reudh- German “rot“

red dot: The red dot is a prize awarded by the red dot design award committee, an internationally recognized design competition for products established by the North Rhine-Westphalian Design Centre which has been existing already since 1955. In the year 2000, the award was renamed from Design Innovations in red dot award. The degree of innovation, a product’s functionality as well as its ecological compatibility are among the jury’s assessment criteria. 

AAndres: Swiss high-end manufacturer of Eileen & Frank, the modular furniture system designed and developed by Andy Andresen within a three years’ time-period.

Andy Andresen: A Swiss designer with German and French roots. In 1990, he became famous over night with his trendy MINOL design. As a designer and creator, he took part in a design award competition for the first time after 25 years. 

Eileen & Frank: A modular furniture system awarded with the red dot design award 2011. The award ceremony is taking places on 04 July 2011 at the Aalto Theatre in Essen/Germany.

 

On this occasion, AAndres proudly presents the Red Dot Special Edition.

In exactly this configuration and colour design, the AAndres Eileen & Frank shelf system was assessed by an international jury and awarded with the internationally renowned and coveted red dot award 2011.

 

 


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