The award ceremony of the first China Good Design(CGD) Award, organized by Red Dot Design Award and Xiamen Culture Media Group, was held in Xiamen on 31 October. Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, Founder and CEO of Red Dot Design Award, attended the ceremony and expressed his congratulations to all the award winners in his speech. The CGD international jury composed of nine leading figures in industrial design announced the winners for the first CGD award.
(Ms. Yao Yuan, from CGD team, hosted the award ceremony.)
(Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, Founder and CEO of Red Dot Design Award, expressed his congratulations to all the award winners in his speech.)
The stage of the award ceremony is transformed from the logo of CGD, resembling the Eight Diagrams. The G-shaped path on the stage is referred to as “The Path to Success”. This unique symbol of CGD contains philosophical connotations of the Chinese culture. Every award winners shall walk through “The Path to Success” and receive honor and brand promotion for pursuing ultimate design in the applause of designers across the globe.
Chosen under the criteria as strict as Red Dot Award, the Gold Winner of the first China Good Design was announced by Prof. Dr. Peter Zec and Prof. He Renke. 16 products won the CGD Gold Winner, including the “HYBRIDAM/FM” by the French designer brand Lexon, portable teaware product “Mini TeaSet T1” by MIXID Marketing Planning Ltd., and “PILO” from Soundario Ltd. LEXON became the biggest winner by receiving 2 CGD Gold Winner awards and 7 CGD Winner awards.
CGD Award is a new Chinese international design award, organized by the Red Dot Award Organization. Red Dot is responsible for the selection of the international jury and the process of review. The award-winners shall enjoy both an international prestige as well as services including marketing, exhibitions and brand authorization. The first CGD held in 2015 received a total of 999 design products across the globe and the 333 excellent finalists have been exhibited during the Xiamen International Design Week - Red Dot in China 2015. With a jury composed of nine leading figures in the field of industrial design, the first CGD elected 16 Gold Winner awards, 75 Winner awards and 15 Honourable Mention awards.
(On-spot review by CGD jury on 29 October)
(Group photo of the CGD winners)
The international jury of CGD Award, the CGD team as well as more than 300 designers from home and abroad attended the “Designers’ Night” after the award ceremony.
(Designers made a toast at the “Designers’ Night”.)
It is known that the winners of CGD Award shall enjoy both an international prestige as well as services including marketing,exhibitions and brand authorization. The winning products will be exhibited at the Xiamen International Design Week - Red Dot in China, together with the Red Dot Exhibition. Meanwhile, Xiamen AMOYSEN Design Communication Co., Ltd.,established especially for the cooperation of Red Dot Design Award and China, is responsible for the agenda and global promotion of CGD Award.
(Group photo of Red Dot Design Award and the Xiamen AMOYSEN Design CommunicationCo., Ltd. team)