Innovation Award By Blind Jury!

We usually keep distance to any controversy but this news is very thoughtless!

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For IMM Cologne 2014 German Design Council has awarded this design as Innovative!

When you consider that a good design should have many qualifications to be fit, this one clearly discards safety in terms of its users approach.

There are many real good design and designers out there making innovative, safe, environmental design and we think they deserve to be noticed!

Read For More and see the Creative Director Kadriye’s comment on this!

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Oscars of Green Design 2012

Hi there,

This is a quick look to 2012 which company and products done the best in terms of innovation, energy efficiency, technology and life cycle of the product as well as keeps the visual aspect at the great scale!

The selection is about matching requirements of the all above, an objective outlook to the brands and products.

ARCHITECTURE

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Metropol Parasol
Client
Ayuntamiento de Sevilla, Spain
SACYR, S.A.U., Grupo Sacyr Vallehermoso, S.A., Spain

Design
J. Mayer H. (Jürgen Mayer H.), Germany

Design also has Red Dot 2012 Best of The Best Award

The jury Statement is “The architecture of the Metropol Parasol impresses with its sensuous expressiveness: a combination of an innovative wooden structure with high-tech materials that turns into a multifunctional urban meeting space.”

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ONE ORTAKOY ISTANBUL
ONE & ORTAKOY RESIDENCES AND SHOPPING CENTER, 2010
Ortakoy Istanbul, Turkey
Architects: Global Architectural Development (GAD), Istanbul, Turkey

The Green Good Design Award 2012

Innovative materials, solar technology and green roof concept rewarded.

CAR

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MERCEDES-BENZ BIOME, 2010
Designers: Mercedes-Benz Advanced Design Team, Carlsbad, California, USA
Manufacturer: Daimler AG, Sindelfingen, Germany

Design has Green Good Design Award 2012

The Mercedes-Benz BIOME is a natural technology hybrid, and forms part of our earth’s ecosystem. It grows and thrives like the leaves on a tree” according to Hubert Lee, Head of the Mercedes-Benz Advanced Design Studios in Carlsbad. This year the competition had called for the creation of a vision of a safe and comfortable 2+2 compact car featuring good handling and a first-class design, and weighing only 1,000 lbs (around 454 kg/kerb weight).

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HOUSEHOLD PRODUCTS

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ELECTROLUX VACUMM FROM THE SEA
Electrolux is unveiling five vacuum cleaners made from plastic waste collected from the world’s oceans. This marks the next phase of the Vac from the Sea initiative, launched by Electrolux earlier this year, with the aim of raising awareness about ocean plastic waste and inspiring consumers and industry to increase recycling efforts.

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WATER SAVING

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AXOR CITTERIO SINGLE HOLE FAUCET (TALL), 2010
Designers: Antonio Citterio And Partners, Milan (MI), Italy
Manufacturer: Hansgrohe AG., Schiltach, Germany and Alpharetta, Georgia, USA

Also Awarded By Green Good Design 2012

Design excellence combined with technology.

BEST LIGHTING

Flamencaled

FLAMENCA LED TABLE LIGHTING

QIS DESIGN TAIWAN

Inspired by flamenco dancers,this is the excellence blend of Design and energy efficiency. The company has Red Dot Award last year by another design and sure this will add another.

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BEST GREEN ACTIVIST

GISELE BUNDCHEN

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Not only top career she has, also as Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme she contributed spread eco awareness working on her educational animated series for the web. Congratulations!

INNOVATION OF THE YEAR

Motorcycle runs with chocolate!

A science team from Istanbul Technical University invented chocolate as energy source to run the motorcycle.
A kg of chocolate can run the motor about 1 km

Research still continues to rise the level of km.