- The ‘Design Plus powered by Light+Building’ competition, organized by Messe Frankfurt in cooperation with the German Design Council (Rat für Formgebung), showcases lighting products by both mainstream manufacturers as well as students. Products are evaluated on the following criteria:
Design: design quality, material selection, operability (Universal Design)
- Ecology: energy efficiency, sustainability (use of resources), durability
- Technology: innovation, function, technical quality and ease of integration
• the Wireflow pendent by VIBIA from Spain
In the student category, 70 young designers participated, representing 15 countries. From the pool of 89 entries, the jury chose 10 luminaires, two of which were selected to receive the ‘Best Of’ designation. They are:
Two others were awarded a Special Mention. They are:
All the award-winning products are featured in a special catalog and an exhibition at the ‘Design Plus powered by Light+Building’ area during Light+Building 2014 located in Hall 1.1, Stand E51. This is the same location for the Awards Ceremony, which will take place on Sunday, March 30 at 4:30 p.m.