3 x German Design Award 2018! by Kauppi & Kauppi

Amazing news! 3 designs by Kauppi & Kauppi receives prestigious prizes in German Design Award 2018 in design collaborations with Nola Industrier and Glimakra of Sweden!

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The German Design Award  is the top international prize of the German Design Council. Its goal: to discover, present and honor unique design trends. Therefore, every year, top-quality entries from product and communication design are rewarded, all of which are in their own way ground-breaking in the international design landscape.

The Gold award stands for international design excellence. Gold is only awarded to the best of the best in each category of the German Design Award.

The jury of the German Design Award 2018 is made up of 42 design experts from various disciplines. They come from the world of business, education and science as well as the design industry and are recognized leading authorities in their respective fields.”

The prize ceremony will be held February the 9th in Frankfurt am Main at the international fair Ambiente.

Kebne by Nola Industrier, design Kauppi & Kauppi. Gold winner, German Design Award 2018.

Kebne by Nola Industrier, design Kauppi & Kauppi. Gold winner, German Design Award 2018.

The outdoor gym Kebne receives a precious GOLD award in the category of Public Design. “The award makes us especially proud since the aim for this product is to welcome everyone regardless of age, gender or conditions. We believe Kebne can make an important difference in people’s life’s!” says Nina Kauppi. The Kebne Outdoor gym was launched 2017 in collaboration with Swedish company Nola Industrier, one of Scandinavia’s leading manufacturers of contemporary outdoor products.

Wakufuru by Glimakra of Sweden, design Johan Kauppi. Gold winner, German Design Award 2018.

Wakufuru by Glimakra of Sweden, design Johan Kauppi. Gold winner, German Design Award 2018.

Wakufuru, a sound absorbing furniture family in solid wood receives GOLD in the very prestigious category of Furniture. Johan Kauppi has designed a delightful family of tables, benches and islands with hidden sound absorption for Glimakra of Sweden, specialized in acoustic design solutions for public spaces.

“I'm proud of the recognition Wakufuru and Subtle receives. Both product families are designed with a special desire to continue the long tradition of woodworking and benefit from the acoustics expertise at Glimakra of Sweden. The products are restrained and genuine, at the same time they carry a large amount of innovation. Just like the company behind the products”, says Johan Kauppi.

Subtle is a family of sound-absorbing room dividers inspired by trestles, rewarded WINNER in the category of Office furniture. The design is a collaboration between Johan Kauppi and Glimakra of Sweden.

Subtle by Glimakra of Sweden, design Johan Kauppi. Winner, German Design Award 2018.

Subtle by Glimakra of Sweden, design Johan Kauppi. Winner, German Design Award 2018.

Tartu Bridge - Vallastaden Urban Living Expo by Kauppi & Kauppi

Vallastaden 2017 is an urban living expo held between September 2-24 in Linköping, Sweden. "For three weeks visitors to Vallastaden get a unique opportunity to experience the future way of living – today."

The exhibition shows several new bridges and one of them is the red Tartu Bridge (Tartubron) which is designed by White Arkitekter and Johan Kauppi.

Vallastaden writes about the bridge:  "The red bridge over Smedstadsbäcken has become a symbol of Vallastaden. The bridge is designed to provide an experience of a living room on the water; a feeling of being invited. With red wood panels and expanded metal lining, Tartu Bridge resembles a red exclamation mark located in the middle of the district."

Tartu Bridge (Tartubron) at Vallastaden Urban Living Expo. Photo: Vallastaden 2017

Tartu Bridge (Tartubron) at Vallastaden Urban Living Expo. Photo: Vallastaden 2017

Vallastaden Urban Living Expo 2017. Photo: Ida Gyulai

Vallastaden Urban Living Expo 2017. Photo: Ida Gyulai

Vallastaden Urban Living Expo. Photo: Vallastaden 2017

Vallastaden Urban Living Expo. Photo: Vallastaden 2017

Design for Icehotel #28 by Kauppi & Kauppi

We are proud and excited of getting the opportunity to contribute to the upcoming 28th edition of Icehotel with our suite design proposal "Monstera". 

Looking forward to join and to meet up with all the talented international teams at this unique and amazing place in November!

Icehotel writes in their press release: "Every winter when the snow has set on the ground, a new Icehotel is created on the riverbank in Jukkasjärvi, Seweden. This year, 26 artists from 11 countries together with the lightning team, building team and art support will create the 28th rendition of Icehotel that will open December 15."

Monstera Suite for Icehotel. Design Kauppi & Kauppi 2017
Monstera - Suite design and Illustration by Kauppi & Kauppi 2017

Monstera - Suite design and Illustration by Kauppi & Kauppi 2017

News at Stockholm Furniture Fair 2017 by Kauppi & Kauppi

We can highly recommend stopping by Glimakra of Sweden´s booth, showing and presenting many interesting news - as always! Some of this years news are designed by Johan Kauppi and are all products with sound absorbing properties.

Hilja wall absorbers by Glimakra of Sweden 2017, design Johan Kauppi

Hilja wall absorbers by Glimakra of Sweden 2017, design Johan Kauppi

Wakufuru tables and benches by Glimakra of Sweden 2017, design Johan Kauppi

Wakufuru tables and benches by Glimakra of Sweden 2017, design Johan Kauppi

Limbus Subtle, floor screens by Glimakra of Sweden 2017, design Johan Kauppi

Limbus Subtle, floor screens by Glimakra of Sweden 2017, design Johan Kauppi

Limbus BuildUp, a fabric covered interior wall & partition system by Glimakra of Sweden 2017, design Johan Kauppi

Limbus BuildUp, a fabric covered interior wall & partition system by Glimakra of Sweden 2017, design Johan Kauppi