Interzum award


The »interzum award: intelligent material & design« substantiates the significant role of design in the materials industry. The competition is staged in cooperation with red dot projects and thus is prominent in the international design and architecture scene. interzum cologne (April 29 – May 3, 2005) is the leading international trade fair for innovative products that are both intelligent as well as pacesetting in material and design.

The interzum award: intelligent material & design is open to all exhibitors at interzum cologne and is free of charge. The »interzum award: intelligent material & design« is split into three theme categories:
Materials and surfaces
Fittings, glass and lighting
Upholstered furniture and bedding

Each company may register several products – also in each of the three theme categories. The market launch of all products submitted for the the »interzum award: intelligent material & design« may not be later than two years prior to the date of the competition.

Prizes and distinctions
The winners of the Award will be honoured in a presentation ceremony. The awarded products will be subsequently presented directly at the »interzum cologne« Furthermore all awarded products will be documented in the »Yearbook interzum award: intelligent material & design«, which accompanies the competition, and presented to an international professional public. In this international yearbook the winners will be featured by a free entry of a page for each awarded product; winners also receive a free voucher copy of the book.

Details from:
Ms Sabine Meier
Tel.:+49 (0)201 81 41 823
Fax:+49 (0) 201 81 41 810

Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen e.V.
Gelsenkirchener Straße 181
45309 Essen
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