Article from the 2011-10-14, by Markus Abraham
Manufacturers and professional national as well as international designers presented 357 products for the desired award "Focus in Silver" and "Focus in Gold" in this year. The jury selected the winners out of all product presentations. 80 products received a "Focus in Silver" because of extremely high design quality. Eleven products received the "Focus in Gold" for exceptional, excellent design.
The awarding was on the 14th of October 2011 in Copenhagen with the city of Ludwigsburg. Hundreds of visitants out of companies, creativity economics, politics and research were expected for the opening. The visitors saw the awarded products in original in an individually scened exposition in the Ludwigsburg work center after the event.
The Design Center Stuttgart
The Design Center Stuttgart of the Baden-Würtemberg land is the oldest building of its kind and the only estate design center of the federal republic of its kind. The Design Center Stuttgart looks back to a "Pre-images collection" of the "royal center for trade and business", as the country-trade office was called in the last centuries.