Saxon State Prize for Design
– 25 February 2017
This year’s competition focus was "Sustainability through Design – Responsibility for the Future" and included topics such as improvement of living conditions or questioning actions and thought patterns. The first prize in the category Product Design went to a cell isolation system called Cellina. In Communication Design, the award was given to a book dealing with inclusivity and people with visual impairments or blindness. The winner in the Next Generation Design category is a game dealing with preventive measures for flooding. The special prize for Social Design went to a simple, pragmatic design by Etage 8 for a table with grips and a handrail for easy lifting.
Following the exhibition at Designxport in Hamburg, the prize-winning designs will be on display at the Industriemuseum in Chemnitz from 9 March to 23 April 2017.