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PAPILIO a winner in the Red Dot Award 2014: Canvas is awarded for high design quality

News - 06 Apr 2014

Kuurne, Belgium. Papilio convinced the 40-member expert panel for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2014 with the high design quality of its Canvas. In the current competition, the international experts discussed and evaluated 4,815 entries from 53 countries. But only designs which won over the jury with quality and innovative strength won an award. The recycled rug by Papilio was successful and received the coveted Red Dot quality seal as its deserved reward. On 7 July 2014, the highlight of the internationally renowned product competition will be celebrated in Essen, Germany: the presentation of the acclaimed Red Dot during the traditional Red Dot Gala and subsequent Designers’ Night. On that evening, roughly 1,200 guests from around the world gather in Essen in order to experience the awards ceremony. In the course of the party in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen, the winners’ exhibition will also be opened, presenting the award-winning product CANVAS to a wide audience for four weeks before it enters the museum’s permanent exhibition.

About ‘Canvas’ from Papilio
STOP the WAR!
Rugs made of Recycled Army Tents. Every piece is unique, every scratch is an untold story. This CANVAS rug, part of the Memorial collection, was created by Papilio to remember and honor our loved ones who lost their lives during the worldwide wars. This specific rug is made of Recycled Army tents with a cross stitch technique in leather. This Recycled collection has been launched at the Domotex Fair in January 2014 and had an amazing positive response worldwide.

The award-winning products in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen
With around 2,000 exhibits spread over an area of more than 4,000 square metres, the Red Dot Design Museum houses the largest exhibition of contemporary design worldwide. The award-winning products from the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2014 will be presented in an impressive special exhibition from 8 July to 3 August 2014. Since touching and testing is expressly encouraged in the hands-on exhibition, visitors experience the current best achievements at close quarters in “Design on Stage”. This way, design enthusiasts can find out about the trends in international product design and assure themselves of the good quality of product Canvas by company Papilio.

The Red Dot Design Award
With the Red Dot Design Award, the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen created an internationally renowned product competition. Its prize, the Red Dot, has established itself worldwide as one of the most sought-after quality marks for excellent design. The Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen displays the award-winning products in the Red Dot Design Museum Essen for at least one year.
In order to appraise the diversity in the field of design in a professional manner, the Red Dot Design Award breaks down into the three disciplines Red Dot Award: Product Design, Red Dot Award: Communication Design and Red Dot Award: Design Concept. 

Further information at: www.red-dot.de/press