953 Design Awards, since 1987.

For many years now, PHOENIX has been defending the Number One rank at the "iF Ranking Creative" at the iF Design Award as best external "Design Offices", and we have received more than 953 design awards on several design contests.

PHOENIX is regarded as the leading independent product and interface design studio in the world.

Product Focus

  • Accessories and Lifestyle
  • Audio and Video
  • Bath and wellness
  • Computer and Robotcs
  • House and lighting
  • Household and kitchen
  • Industry
  • Investitionsgüter
  • Medicine
  • Office and living
  • Phoenix Design Academy
  • Tele­communication
  • World of YoYo

Design Discipline

Product Design UX / UI Design

Period of Time

1987 2018

953Design Awards since 1987

This number is made up of many products and solutions in product and user interface design, which have received international design awards. Together with our clients we are proud of our internationally recognized design achievements. The economic aspect of a design award is very important, but design awards of this type also radiate as it were into the general public, creating a consciousness for good design that’s changing our everyday culture. But it is also the exceedingly competent, international and independent panels of expert jurors that render these competitions so particularly valuable.

  • The iF DESIGN AWARD – quality seal, market barometer and trailblazer – counts among the most renowned design competitions worldwide. The iF ranking -  if top labels - if WORLD DESIGN INDEX. Since 2008, Phoenix Design has stayed at the very top BEST Of  as the No. 1 external design studio. https://ifworlddesignguide.com/our-awards/other-topics/if-top-labels

  • Red Dot Design Award – has established itself as one of the most coveted quality seals for excellent design. From product design via communication projects all the way to design concepts, the Red Dot Award documents the best design around the globe. www.red-dot.de

  • German Design Award – the international premium prize awarded by the Rat für Formgebung, the German Design Council. As a competition by the industry for the industry, it highlights the participants’ great design expertise and has an excellent public image. The German Design Award is the international premium prize of the German Design Council. Its goal: discovering, presenting and awarding unique design trends. Every year, top-quality submissions from product and communications design are awarded, all of which are in their own way ground-breaking in the international design landscape. The German Design Award, started in 2012, is already one of the best-known design competitions in the world and is held in high regard well beyond professional circles. www.german-design-council.de

  • The German Innovation Awards honour products and solutions that distinguish themselves primarily by their user centricity and added value compared to earlier solutions across all industrial sectors – because innovations that shape the future and improve our lives come from all industries. Sometimes you recognise them at first glance – but often this is not the case. The German Innovation Awards intend to change that. www.german-innovation-award.de/en

  • Through the German Brand Awards, the German Design Council and the German Brand Institute give acclaim to successful brands, consistent brand management and long-term brand communication. The German Brand Awards take a holistic approach to honouring brands. The competition’s criteria and categories cover the wide-ranging aspects of professional brand management. www.german-brand-award.com/en

  • Holistic networking – that’s the motto for the Iconic Award conveyed by the Rat für Formgebung, the German Design Council. The Iconic Award is the first neutral international architecture and design competition that focuses on how the disciplines interact. The whole world of architecture. It acknowledges visionary architecture, innovative products and sustainable communication from all fields of architecture, the construction and property sectors and the manufacturing industry in five main categories. As such the competition shines the spotlight on the elementary significance of the interaction of individual disciplines. It centres on the integrated and consistence presentation of products in architecture. Hence this award is aimed equally at architects and designers, the construction industry and the manufacturing industry. www.german-design-council.de

  • The ICONIC AWARD: Innovative INTERIOR sponsored by the German Design Council and the International Furniture Fair (imm cologne) in Cologne, is today considered one of the most prestigious design awards for innovative excellence in the furnishing industry worldwide. www.innovative-interior.de

  • Design Plus Award – is a product design award annually bestowed upon the winners of a competition held on the occasion of various trade shows in Frankfurt am Main, Germany; it was first awarded in 1985. Design Plus Award Powered by ISH and German Design Council

  • Focus Open – Baden-Württemberg International Design Award has become a well-established constant in the national and international competition scene. Innovative product and concept solutions are facing up to this challenge for outstanding and forward-thinking design. Focus Open International Design Award – Design Center Baden-Württemberg

  • The GOOD DESIGN™ Award is the world's oldest and arguably one of the most renowned design awards. It was founded in 1950 in Chicago by architects Eero Saarinen, Ray and Charles Eames and MoMa curator Edgar Kaufmann Jr. It is awarded annually by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design. GOOD DESIGN™

  • The award fort the best brands and products of the world! The Plus X Award, prize for innovative technologies, sport and lifestyle products, honours companies manufacturing products that are innovative and viable for the future. The Plus X Award "seal of quality" is awarded in seven categories: Innovation, High Quality, Design, User Comfort, Functionality, Ergonomics and Ecology. www.designplusaward.de

  • Gute Gestaltung.Good Design – the DDC German Designer Club is an initiative that spreads the message of the GOOD in design excellence. “Good design” just like “good designers“ and those who have “good design” in mind. “Gute Gestaltung” [good design] is an annual DDC competition. www.ddc.de

  • Designpreis der Bundesrepublik Deutschland – the official German Design Award is the most prestigious official German design award. It is also called the “award of awards”. The award is intended to emphasize the economic importance of design, and to promote and foster design particularly from a medium-sized business perspective.

  • Goldene Flamme [Golden Flame] – the German Prize for 3-Dimensionality (DP3D) wants to highlight the importance of three-dimensional brand management in today’s converging markets, media overstimulation and an increasingly harsh crowding out. Honoured are design achievements reflecting a corporate brand in its identity and values.

  • The renowned architectural magazine AIT sponsors the AIT Award, distinguishing the best of the best in various categories in architecture and interior decoration. The AIT Award is one of the largest competitions for architecture and interior decoration worldwide.

  • Since 1991, the Raymond Loewy Foundation annually awards the Lucky Strike Designer Award to outstanding and internationally successful designers in recognition of their lifetime achievements. All award winners have left their very own indelible mark on design in business and society.

  • Design Prize Switzerland – this biannual competition wants to strengthen the importance of Swiss design, hence it honours outstanding achievements in this arena. It wants to be more than just an award, i.e. an institution using the award to reinforce Swiss design and to more strongly embed it in people’s minds and business.

  • The above list comprises the most important design awards. From 1987 to date, our products have also received further design awards: Architects' Darling, Heinze publishers; steel innovation award; SFT Magazin Award; Elsa Award, IDSA Award Virginia/USA; Home Magazine Award, Orlando/USA; CEA Innovation Award, Virginia/USA; La Casa Marie Claire, Spain; Arena Design Award, Poland; International Design Centre Berlin, Usability Park Award; Eurobike-Award, IFA Internationale Funkausstellung Awards; Awards Salon du Bain, France; Design awards of the Federal States of Germany; JIDPO, Japan; Trade Ministry of South Korea; ZVSHK Awards; Fiera Milano International Spa. Award; Universal Design Award; and many others).

  • Adidas

    adidas has its roots in Germany but today is a global company. Around the world it employs nearly 57,000 people. Every year adidas produces over 900 million sports and sports lifestyle products with independent manufacturing partners worldwide. In 2017 it generated sales of 21.2 billion EUR. | Adidas

  • Audi

    With its brands Audi, Ducati and Lamborghini, the Audi group of companies counts among the most successful manufacturers of premium cars. The brand with the four rings is particularly characterised by its unmistakable design, innovative technologies and high quality standards. This is expressed in the brand core value “Vorsprung durch Technik” (roughly translatable as “Advancement through technology”), comprising the brand values sportivity, progressiveness and premium quality. | www.audi.com/en


    Established in 2008, the AXENT Group is a leading manufacturer of sanitary technology and a global supplier of shower toilets. AXENT's product portfolio includes leading-edge shower toilets, high-quality sanitary ware, bathroom furniture and bathtubs as well as innovative performance technology for bathroom products. The company's key to success is a combination of industry knowledge, in-house expertise and continuous research into new technologies. In 2018, 1,500 employees are working for AXENT Group. | AXENT

  • AXOR

    AXOR is a brand associated with luxury in bathrooms and kitchens. Avantgarde, one-of-a-kind products and collections are created to the highest aesthetic and technological standards. They all live up to the aspiration "Form Follows Perfection". The development process continues until nothing more can be added or removed. For more than 20 years now, trendsetting designer products, which include major bathroom design classics, have been created in collaboration with internationally renowned architects and designers. | AXOR

  • B/S/H

    BSH Hausgeräte GmbH is one of the world's leading companies in the sector and the largest home appliance manufacturer in Europe. Once founded as a joint venture with Siemens AG, BSH has been 100 percent owned by Bosch Group since 2015. With more than 61,800 employees worldwide, BSH increased its revenue in 2017 to around 13.8 billion euro. The ongoing digitalization creates even more complex demands on home appliances. In order to meet the constantly evolving consumer needs BSH will transform itself from a supplier of home appliances to a company that offers personalized digital functions, services and content in addition to home appliances. | B/S/H

  • Berendsohn

    Berendsohn AG is a promotional item company located in Hamburg, with distribution markets in fourteen European countries. The annual sales turnover amounts to about 80m euros, according to the company. Berendsohn employs approximately 850 people.

  • Bionic Motion
  • BORA
  • cardioscan

    Founded in 1984, Chint Group has developed to be the leader in Chinese industrial electrical equipment production. Business of Chint ranges from low-voltage electrical products to power transmission and distribution equipment and services, instruments & meters, building appliances, automobile parts, industrial automation, PV power generation, equipment manufacturing, etc. Chint is also the largest clean energy supplier and energy efficiency management solution provider with the most complete product ranges in China. Chint has a total asset of over 5 billion USD and 29,000 employees. | CHINT

  • DELI

    Founded in 1996, Delicacy is a leading professional manufacturer of shower enclosures, shower trays and other bathroom complementary products which aims at design, innovation and quality. | Delicacy

  • deli

    Deli’s journey began in 1988 as a small plastics workshop in the outskirts of Ningbo, China. Over the last 30 years of providing quality products and services to their customers, Deli has grown to become the leading office supplies and stationery brand in China, and Asia’s largest stationery manufacturing base. | deli

  • Deli Plus
  • Duravit

    Duravit AG is a premium brand for sanitary ware, developing and selling sanitary ware worldwide. Its product portfolio comprises bathroom furniture, shower basins and bath tubs, whirlpool and wellness systems, shower WCs as well as kitchen sinks. Overall, Duravit is active in approximately 120 countries, with more than 5,800 employees and more than 380m euros in sales. In order to enter the authentic world of Duravit, it’s worth visiting the Duravit Design Center in Hornberg (Black Forest, Germany). | Duravit

  • DÜRR

    As an international market leader, Dürr is your one-stop shop for the automotive industry, and plans and implements turnkey paint shops, final assembly systems and machine and robot technology. What’s more, Dürr offers high-performance systems for air pollution control and painting technology. The company has been conducting research into smart networking for 20 years, and is a trend-setter in the digitization of systems, machines, and processes. | DÜRR

  • eGYM

    True to its vision “make the gym work for everyone”, eGym offers state-of-the-art concepts for efficiently organising the training floor in fitness studios and gyms as well as in health-oriented institutions, also providing the infrastructure for creating digital added value. eGym is one of the leading German manufacturers for digital fitness devices and a provider of fitness software. | eGYM

  • Falk

    For more than 50 years, Falk has been the brand with the highest brand awareness in cartography, and Falk is synonymous with finding one’s way in an ideal manner. With its brand “Falk Outdoor”, United Navigation offers high-quality outdoor navigation for amateur athletes. The success story of Falk Outdoor started in October 2010 with Falk IBEX, the first navigation device made by Falk, specifically developed for outdoor use, which has received many awards. | Falk

  • Fraunhofer

    Fraunhofer is the largest research organization for applied research in Europe. Its research fields are orientated towards man’s needs: health, safety, communication, mobility, energy and the environment. With nearly 1 000 employees, Fraunhofer IPA is one of the largest institutes in the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. It has an annual budget of over 70 million euros, with more than one third coming from industrial projects. The 14 departments of Fraunhofer IPA are supplemented by six business units: Automotive, Machinery and Equipment Industry, Electronics and Microsystems, Energy, Medical Engineering and Biotechnology and Process Industry. | Fraunhofer IPA

  • Gigaset

    The Gigaset Communications GmbH (formerly: Siemens Home and Office Communication Devices GmbH & Co. KG) is a globally active manufacturer of DECT phones and tablets. The company is headquartered in Düsseldorf. The company was derived from the Siemens Home and Office Communication Devices, a 100 per cent subsidiary of Siemens AG. The Gigaset Communications GmbH is by now the sole property of Gigaset AG.

  • Gira

    The name Gira represents systematic modern building technology which makes home living more convenient, more secure and more energy-efficient. For this purpose, Gira offers intelligent functions and user-friendly devices for the easy and convenient control of lighting, heating, and blinds, as well as door communication, multimedia, and security systems. Award-winning design lines meet high design standards and provide the right framework for integrating diverse solutions. With its Plastics Technology business segment, Gira also develops and produces special solutions for the medical and pharmaceutical industry. | GIRA


  • Haier

    Haier Group is a global leading provider of better-life solutions. In the era of the Internet and the Internet of Things, Haier transformed from a traditional white goods manufacturing enterprise into a win-win IoT community ecology, leading global companies to take the lead in detonating the Internet of Things economy. In 2017, the Haier Group achieved a global turnover of 37 billion USD with 85,000 employees. The global brand matrix closely balances the strategy of “Smart Home Customization”, providing customized home service solutions. | Haier

  • Hansgrohe

    Within the international network of affiliated companies of the Hansgrohe Group, Hansgrohe represents the premium brand for shower heads, bathroom and kitchen fixtures. Its products have received numerous awards all over the world, and they represent innovative design, sustainable technologies and top functional quality. Globally, Hansgrohe employs about 4,800 people creating a turnover of more than 1 billion euros, and the company is present with production facilities and representative offices all over the world. On the current iF Design Award Ranking of the best companies worldwide in terms of design, Hansgrohe SE is number 6 among some 2,000 listed companies, leading the top design list of the sanitary industry and German companies. | Hansgrohe

  • Hewi

    HEWI is a globally active family-owned company employing some 550 people. As a market leader for barrier-free solutions, HEWI is setting the benchmark and created one of the first sanitary systems in Germany in this area. A high degree of functionality, excelling in design, high quality and multi-generation usability are hallmarks of HEWI products. System solutions connecting the business areas “fittings” and “sanitary” live up the demands of the market, offering comprehensive products all from one source. | HEWI

  • Hirschmann

    For 50 years, Hirschmann has been at home in 100 laboratories around the world. “Innovative design is the engine of progress” – that’s the leitmotiv of Hirschmann’s corporate philosophy. Hirschmann lab equipment is not only renowned for its performance and technological prominence. Quite a few products have received awards for design, ergonomics, and environmental friendliness, among them the iF Design Award and the Red Dot Award. | Hirschmann

  • Huawei

    HUAWEI from China is one of the globally leading suppliers of information technology and telecommunication solutions. The company employs more than 140,000 people in more than 140 countries. The wide array of products ranges from smartphones via tablets to mobile hotspots, high-performance surf sticks, telecommunication equipment, servers and further electrical engineering products. Turnover: 32 billion US dollars.


    Right from the very beginning, the name HÜPPE has been of excellent repute among Germany’s traditional companies. Following its way to become the international player and shower specialist it is today was based on unerring quality consciousness, high-quality components and aesthetical and innovative design. HÜPPE is active in 22 countries, employing about 550 people.

  • iCon

    iCon pursues the goal of re-defining the limits of drinking water treatment. The company combines its excellence in chemistry and microbiology with competencies in research, process technology, construction, and logistics for water treatment and saving water resources. iCon designs drinking water systems which utilise unique technologies and integrate smart solutions where they can effect the greatest benefit for people: at the point of use. | iCon

  • Internorm

    Internorm is a brand belonging to the Austrian window and door manufacturer “Internorm International GmbH” with headquarters in Traun, Austria. The family-owned company is the market leader and Europe’s largest internationally active window brand. In 2012, Internorm launched a series of technologies which are being sold under the name “I-tec”.

  • Interstuhl

    Interstuhl is an independent, owner-operated family-run company and one of the leading manufacturers of seating, conference and communication solutions. Its products are characterised by ergonomics, state-of-the-art technology, design and environmental consciousness. The large number of national and international design awards speak for themselves. Interstuhl sells its products globally under the brand names interstuhl, bimos und prosedia.


    In 1995, ISIMAT began focusing on the global market of direct printing onto packaging containers: tube decoration, glass hollow-ware decoration and plastic container decoration. ISIMAT’s printing machines with integrated CNC-technology provide excellent print quality, high production throughput and high availability. They operate in Europe, Asia, Australia and America. | ISIMAT

  • Jotec

    In close cooperation with the physicians Jotec develops, produces and markets medical devices for aortic and peripheral vascular disease. Its product portfolio encompasses conventional vascular grafts and interventional implants for vascular and cardiac surgery and radiology and cardiology. | Jotec

  • Kaldewei

    Franz Kaldewei GmbH & Co. KG is a family-run company specialising in producing high-quality bath tubs and shower trays. KALDEWEI employs more than 700 people and is present in 70 countries around the globe, with 12 subsidiaries in China alone. The company has grown to become Europe’s market leader and a “brand of the century”, ranking among Germany’s most powerful brands. 

  • KaVo

    KaVo Dental GmbH is a dentistry company domiciled in Biberach an der Riss. For nearly 100 years, the company has been developing, producing and marketing dentistry products – especially treatment units and products for multimedia, x-ray and dental technology. KaVo holds more than 2,200 patents and utility patents. Both at home and abroad, more than 3,000 employees are active for KaVo. 

  • LAMY

    LAMY is an independent family-owned company, founded back in 1930 by C. Josef Lamy in Heidelberg. With an annual production of more than 6 million pens and pencils and 65m euros turnover, LAMY today is not only Germany’s market leader but also one of those German design brands which have achieved special prominence the world over.


    Designing the bathroom as room for living: the interplay of design, quality and functionality unfolds the personality of this Swiss brand which ranks among the leading manufacturers internationally. Since 1999, LAUFEN has been a premium brand under the brand umbrella of the Spanish Roca group, a family-run and internationally leading comprehensive bathroom product provider.


    With offices in more than 50 countries and business activities in more than 140 countries, LEDVANCE is one of the world's leading general lighting providers for professional users and end consumers. Having emerged from the general lighting business of OSRAM GmbH, LEDVANCE offers a wide-ranging assortment of LED luminaires for a broad spectrum of application areas, intelligent lighting products for Smart Homes and Buildings, one of the largest LED lamps portfolios in the industry, and traditional light sources. In fiscal year 2017, LEDVANCE achieved a turnover of around 1.9 billion Euro. | www.ledvance.com

  • LG

    LG Electronics is one of the globally leading manufacturers of consumer electronics, mobile communication and household appliances. LG Electronics creates products that are intuitive to operate, energy-saving and innovative, products setting new benchmarks in terms of efficiency, design and environmental friendliness. LG Electronics is a South Korean company with headquarters in Seoul. The number of global LG employees exceeds 100,000.

  • Loewe

    Loewe Technologies is a German manufacturer of entertainment and communication technology. Since its foundation back in 1923, Loewe has been manufacturing its products in Germany – this makes them one of the very few remaining TV manufacturers headquartered in Europe. “The magical Loewe eye”, designed by Phoenix Design, has become the visual hallmark of the Loewe brand. 


    LUQEL was founded in 2017 with a clear aim in mind: to provide consumers with access to cutting-edge technologies, state-of-the-art findings in water quality and how to drink water in an individually ideal way. Innovative filtration technologies and profound know-how in constructing drinking water systems as well as digitisation at the point of use are the core competencies of this dynamically growing company. | www.luqel-water.com


    Marquardt is a leading manufacturer in the field of electro-mechanical and electronic switches and switching systems. The products of the family enterprise are used by many well-known automobile manufacturers and its systems are also found in household appliances and other industrial applications. In the field of power tool switches, Marquardt is the global market leader. 10,000 employees in 14 countries achieved an annual turnover of 1,2 billion EUR in 2017. | Marquardt

  • Mercedes-Benz

    One of the most successful automotive companies in the world: that’s Daimler AG. With its business areas Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler Trucks, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Daimler Buses and Daimler Financial Services, the Daimler AG ranks among the largest providers of premium passenger cars and is the biggest internationally positioned manufacturer of commercial vehicles.


  • Metrax

    As an innovative medical technology company, METRAX has advanced to become an important impulse generator for emergency medicine around the globe. Since 1973, METRAX has been connecting its outstanding expertise with intelligent medical technologies and the most recent clinical studies for developing, producing and selling their proven and tested, professional and automatic defibrillators under the brand name PRIMEDIC.

  • Midea Group

    The Midea Group is a manufacturer of HVAC systems (heating, ventilating, and air conditioner units) as well as electric appliances (especially washing machines and refrigerators). The company is the Chinese market leader for air conditioners. For the first time ever, an air conditioning company has won a Red Dot Award Best of the Best in 2016. The company employs 126,000 people and has an annual sales volume of approx. 18,9 billion EUR.

  • NEFF

    NEFF is a German manufacturer of high-end household appliances headquartered in Munich, Germany. The product portfolio includes various built-in kitchen appliances (including equipment) and washing machines. NEFF pursues the goal of making cooking, baking, rinsing and cooling easier with innovative solutions. | NEFF

  • PHOENIX Academy
  • Phoenix Design Academy

    The Phoenix Design Academy is a platform for visions and studies by the Phoenix Design Team. The Phoenix Academy expressly supports up-and-coming designers. Talented students are given the opportunity to work on their final theses and practical work in the Phoenix Design Studios. During this time, they are supervised and coached by experienced designers and model makers from the Phoenix Design Team, and they even get financial support. Normally, they will have spent an internship with Phoenix Design prior to that.

  • Puma

    Puma SE, domiciled in Bavaria, Germany, is a market-listed sporting goods provider and manufacturer of shoes, textiles and accessories (PumaPhone). With annual sales of approximately three billion euros and more than 11,000 employees, Puma is one of the biggest manufacturers in the industry worldwide.

  • Rittal

    Since its foundation in 1961, Rittal has continuously evolved into the world's leading systems provider for enclosures, power distribution, climate control, IT infrastructure and software & services. It caters to a whole host of industries, from machinery and plant engineering, to the automotive industry, through to information technology. 9,300 employees worldwide are working for the family business. | Rittal

  • Rolfhartge GmbH

    Samsung is one of the world's leading electronics manufacturers. The portfolio includes televisions, smartphones, wearables, tablets, household appliances, network systems, memory, semiconductor and LED products. With a revenue of USD 211.8 billion and more than 320,500 employees in 73 countries, Samsung is one of the largest and highest-revenue companies in the world in 2017. | SAMSUNG


    Schiedel steht für Heizen, Lüften und damit für Leben. Als Europas Nummer 1 für hoch energieeffiziente Schornsteinsysteme und Anbieter innovativer Ofensysteme und integrierter Lüftungssysteme steht Schiedel mit 70 Jahren Markterfahrung für langlebige, ausgereifte Komplettsysteme, intelligente Montagelösungen und kundengerechten Service.

  • Schindler

    Schindler Group is one of the world’s leading providers of elevators, escalators, and moving walks. Schindler mobility solutions move more than one billion people every day all over the world. Behind the company’s success are over 60,000 employees in more than 100 countries. The company specializes in the latest-technology engineering, as well as mechanical and microprocessor technology. | Schindler

  • Selux

    The Selux group is a leading company in the lighting industry. Since 1948, this globally active family-owned company with headquarters in Berlin has been developing and producing high-quality luminaires and lighting systems for interior and exterior deployment. With its more than 550 employees, the Selux group achieved a turnover of about 87m euros in 2013. In Europe and overseas, Selux develops and manufactures its products within each market – for the respective market and for the entire group of companies. Thus, overarching project management can be offered across the globe.


    SHAPES GmbH is a distributor of Scandinavian design furniture from renowned manufacturers in the German-speaking area – they are home to innovative products from the North. With SUMMERA by Phoenix Design, SHAPES for the first time has created its own luminaire collection for private living environments as well as cafeterias, bars, libraries, restaurants, clubs and hotels. SUMMERA is manufactured in Germany.

  • Sharp
  • Siteco

    Siteco looks back upon 150 years of lighting experience. As a manufacturer of technical interior and exterior lighting, Siteco today is a subsidiary of Osram AG. As one of the two leading lighting manufacturers worldwide, Osram employs 40,000 people and achieves annual sales of 4.7 billion euros. The company provides its products to clients in 150 countries. Siteco’s 1,250 employees worldwide achieves a turnover of 220m euros. Well-known objects well-lit by Siteco are e.g. the Berlin Reichstag, the Munich “Allianz Arena” stadium and the “Badischer Bahnhof” railway station in Basel, Switzerland. 

  • Stiebel Eltron

    Stiebel Eltron is an internationally operating Group and is among the global market and technology leaders in the fields of building services and renewable energies. As a family-owned company driven by innovation, Stiebel Eltron pursues a clear strategy in the production and development of products – for environmentally friendly, efficient and convenient building services. Turnover is more than 500 million EUR, with approximately 50 percent coming from export. | Stiebel Eltron


    For a long time STILL has been one of the leading suppliers of forklift trucks, platform trucks and tractors plus the latest Intralogistics systems. With more than 8,000 employees and a turnover of 1,96 billion EUR (2015), STILL is successfully active on an international scale. The key to the company's success is highly efficient products, stretching from complete solutions for specific industries, for large and small operations, right up to computerised logistics programs for effective warehouse and material flow management. | STILL

  • Telekom

    Deutsche Telekom is one of the world's leading integrated telecommunications companies as a provider for fixed-network/broadband, mobile communications, Internet, and IPTV products and services for consumers, and information and communication technology (ICT) solutions for business and corporate customers. Deutsche Telekom is present in more than 50 countries. With a staff of some 216,000 employees throughout the world, the company generated a revenue of 74,9 billion EUR in 2017. | Telekom


    Thorn manufactures and supplies dependable, efficient, high-quality lighting indoors and outdoors for different users. It focuses on digitally-integrated solutions through the latest lighting controls technology. As Smart City specialist, the company supports municipalities improve safety and wellbeing through connectivity and intelligence. Thorn’s products can be found in more than 100 countries. | THORN


    TRUMPF was founded in 1923 as a mechanical workshop and has grown into a globally leading company for machine tools, laser machining and electronics for industrial applications. In the 2013/14 business year, the TRUMPF group with its nearly 11,000 employees achieved sales of 2.59 billion euros. With more than 60 operative subsidiaries, the Trumpf group is present in all important markets worldwide.

  • Tvilum

    Tvilum is Europe’s leading manufacturer of functional, environmentally friendly and affordable system furniture for living and work. Tvilum is a Danish company producing in Denmark. The company is very demanding when it comes to its products – not least in terms of design and production. 

  • Viessmann

    The Viessmann Group is an internationally leading manufacturer of systems for heating, refrigeration and climate control technology. The family-owned company was founded back in 1917 and now employs 11,400 people. The group turnover amounts to 2.1 billion euros. With 27 manufacturing companies in 11 countries, sales companies and representative offices in 74 countries as well as 120 global sales offices, Viessmann is very present on international markets.

  • Volkswagen

    The Volkswagen brand is one of the world’s most successful volume carmakers. The Group’s core brand maintains facilities in 14 countries, where it produces vehicles for customers in more than 150 nations. In 2017, the Volkswagen brand delivered 6.23 million vehicles and has more than 200,000 employees. | VW

  • Vorwerk

    Vorwerk & Co. KG was founded back in 1883 in Wuppertal, Germany. During the course of its 130-year corporate history, the former carpet factory has developed into a widely diversified, global group of companies. Still, Vorwerk has remained a family-owned company to this day. Globally, more than 662,000 people are working for Vorwerk, achieving a business volume of about 3.1 billion euros (2013). Vorwerk is active in more than 70 countries worldwide.

  • Wilkhahn

    Wilkhahn represents "Design made in Germany" more intensely than most other furniture manufacturers. Based on modernist fundamentals, the company (located in Bad Münder in Lower Saxony) combines first-class product and design quality with deep respect towards people and the environment. With its global distribution structure and an export share of 70%, Wilkhahn is regarded as an innovation driver for the office furniture industry also internationally. Based on interdisciplinary studies and research projects, the company – honoured with the German Marketing Award and the German Enivronmental Award – succeeds time and time again in identifying significant future trends and in developing new industry standards to meet them. | www.wilkhahn.com/en.

  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi was founded in 2010 by serial entrepreneur Lei Jun, who believes that high-quality technology doesn't need to cost a fortune. The company creates hardware, software, and internet services for and with the help of Mi users. At the start of Q2 of 2018, Xiaomi was the world's fourth-largest smartphone manufacturer, leading in the two largest markets, China and India. Xiaomi achieved a revenue of USD 21.5 billion with more than 15,000 employees (2018). | Xiaomi


    ZEISS is an international leader in optics and optical electronics. The more than 24,000 employees of this group of companies achieved a total turnover of some 4.2 billion euros in the 2012/13 business year. The company, founded back in 1846 in Jena, is now domiciled in Oberkochen. For more than 160 years, ZEISS has been contributing to technological progress. The group of companies develops and manufactures solutions for the semiconductor, automotive and engine building industries, for bio-medical research and medical technology, as well as ophthalmic lenses, photographic and cinematographic lenses, binoculars and planetariums. In more than 40 countries worldwide, ZEISS is present with more than 40 production and 50 service and sales locations, as well as more than 20 R&D locations. The Carl Zeiss AG is owned 100% by the Carl Zeiss foundation.