SPACE from Kinnarps proud winner of the German Design Award 2018

SPACE from Kinnarps, a well thought out concept designed for todays’ and tomorrow’s way of working, has been awarded as winner of the German Design Award 2018. An award acknowledging products that represent pioneering contributions to the German and international design landscape.

offering endless possibilities

  – This is really good news says Elisabeth Slunge, Director Global Range and Communications at Kinnarps. We are very proud to receive such a highly prestigious award and we thank the jury for acknowledging our design work and awarding SPACE. A concept that is developed and designed to be a natural part of the office life of today and tomorrow, offering endless possibilities.

Elisabeth Slunge, Director Global Range and Communications

SPACE is a furniture concept designed by Stefan Brodbeck (Brodbeck Design) for today's and tomorrow's way of working, meeting and storing. The range is based on a large number of storage modules which are connected and combined depending on the functionality and look you want. The flexibility of the range enables both concentration and discussions as well as space for group and private areas.


– Design creates differentiation as well as orientation. So does the storage system SPACE, which has exciting features and options to create functional but also emotional and inspiring office space solutions explains the designer behind SPACE Stefan Brodbeck, Brodbeck Design.

About the German Design Award


The German Design Award is the top international prize of the German Design Council. Its goal: to discover, present and honour unique design trends. Therefore, every year, top-quality entries from product and communication design are rewarded, all of which are in their own way ground-breaking in the international design landscape. Launched in 2012, the German Design Award is one of the most well respected design competitions in the world and is held in high regard well beyond professional circles.


About Kinnarps


Kinnarps was founded in 1942 by Jarl and Evy Andersson. Today it is a wholly-owned family company run now by Jarl and Evy's children and grandchildren. Kinnarps delivers interior design solutions for offices and public spaces. The entire value chain is characterised by high quality and low environmental impact – from raw materials to finished workplace solutions. Kinnarps is today one of the biggest suppliers of interior design solutions in Europe. Its products are sold in some 40 countries and the group had a turnover of about MSEK 3.8 in 2014/2015.


Do you have any questions?

For more information, please contact:
Jessica Candemar, Press contact at Kinnarps AB
+46 515 388 07


Learn more about Space

This year there were more than 5,000 entries to the German Design Award. An award that sets the highest standards when it comes to selecting the prize-winners, in the nomination process, panels of experts from the German Design Council invite only those products to participate in the competition that demonstrably set themselves apart from their competitors thanks to their design quality. 


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