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For all lovers of green products & sustainable design, this pinwall is for you! Admire a collection of the products and ideas of all the nominees and winners of the Green Product Award 2013/14, where pioneers showcase sustainable, design-oriented innovations in 9 categories: lifestyle, office, mobility, kids, electronics, consumer goods, furniture, home accessories & freestyle. The sustainable products come from both professionals as well as newcomers – enjoy! #award #design #sustainability
3rd place Newcomers Green Product Award, category Home Accessories: Tra-e is a wooden lamp made from blends of wood sawmill, which are connected by metal rods. They can be divided into four components that can be plugged into each other and combined in various ways. This allows the lamp to be used as a working, table and room light. The two metal rods serve not only as light arms, but also as a conductor for the light. Therefore, no additional cables are needed.

3rd place Newcomers Green Product Award, category Home Accessories: Tra-e is a wooden lamp made from blends of wood sawmill, which are connected by metal rods. They can be divided into four components that can be plugged into each other and combined in various ways. This allows the lamp to be used as a working, table and room light. The two metal rods serve not only as light arms, but also as a conductor for the light. Therefore, no additional cables are needed.

5th place Newcomers Green Product Award 2013/14, category Freestyle: The CityTree, which resembles a natural tree, is a customized solution for urban spaces designed under the criteria of sustainability. It combines a vertical plants’ display with air purification. Scientific studies show that compared to conventional vegetation an up to 30 % higher rate of particulate matter and NO2 filtering is possible, thus proving to contribute more to your health recovery and maintenance.

5th place Newcomers Green Product Award 2013/14, category Freestyle: The CityTree, which resembles a natural tree, is a customized solution for urban spaces designed under the criteria of sustainability. It combines a vertical plants’ display with air purification. Scientific studies show that compared to conventional vegetation an up to 30 % higher rate of particulate matter and NO2 filtering is possible, thus proving to contribute more to your health recovery and maintenance.

4th place Professionals Green Product Award 2013/14, category furniture: These dynamic stools prevent a rigid sitting position and strengthen the well-being of the person sitting, in a natural way. The concept and design of NEST NATURE is based on eco-friendly and natural materials that can be sorted back into the cycle of nature. All wood used is FSC certified and comes from sustainably managed European forests.

4th place Professionals Green Product Award 2013/14, category furniture: These dynamic stools prevent a rigid sitting position and strengthen the well-being of the person sitting, in a natural way. The concept and design of NEST NATURE is based on eco-friendly and natural materials that can be sorted back into the cycle of nature. All wood used is FSC certified and comes from sustainably managed European forests.

Winner Green Product Award 2013/14 Audience Award: Heimgruen is your perfect solution for fresh and colorful diversity on the balcony. The compostable planting system guarantees a green thumb and a clear conscience towards nature. Custom-making is also possible! We offer a wide selection of plants, which can be assembled online.

Winner Green Product Award 2013/14 Audience Award: Heimgruen is your perfect solution for fresh and colorful diversity on the balcony. The compostable planting system guarantees a green thumb and a clear conscience towards nature. Custom-making is also possible! We offer a wide selection of plants, which can be assembled online.

4th place Newcomers Green Product Award 2013/14, category Freestyle: Tetractory is made from the remnants of Tetra Pak material, which is a composite material that has a layered structure of plastic, aluminium and cardboard, with similar conductive and insulating qualities as a circuit board. With the help of laser technology, LEDs are docked and an electrical contact is made — let there be light! The tiles can be installed in the room and be shaped onto walls and ceilings.

4th place Newcomers Green Product Award 2013/14, category Freestyle: Tetractory is made from the remnants of Tetra Pak material, which is a composite material that has a layered structure of plastic, aluminium and cardboard, with similar conductive and insulating qualities as a circuit board. With the help of laser technology, LEDs are docked and an electrical contact is made — let there be light! The tiles can be installed in the room and be shaped onto walls and ceilings.

5th place Professionals Green Product Award 2013/14, category Home Accessories: Bordbar — this name stands since 2006 for the transformation of authentic airplane trolleys into timeless design objects for private use. The highest standards of quality and functionality combined with the distinctive bordbar design make for the success of the Cologne-based design label. Trolleys with special inner functions offer new possibilities for use.

5th place Professionals Green Product Award 2013/14, category Home Accessories: Bordbar — this name stands since 2006 for the transformation of authentic airplane trolleys into timeless design objects for private use. The highest standards of quality and functionality combined with the distinctive bordbar design make for the success of the Cologne-based design label. Trolleys with special inner functions offer new possibilities for use.

5th place Newcomers Green Product Award 2013/14, category furniture: The design of the desk ENDSTATION is based on the underlying idea to re-utilise tram windows. Due to the scratches and dents on the windows, each table tells its own story and is unique. The strap is used as a central design element to hold the plate and legs together and adjust the slight curvature of the plate at the same time.

5th place Newcomers Green Product Award 2013/14, category furniture: The design of the desk ENDSTATION is based on the underlying idea to re-utilise tram windows. Due to the scratches and dents on the windows, each table tells its own story and is unique. The strap is used as a central design element to hold the plate and legs together and adjust the slight curvature of the plate at the same time.

5th place Professionals Green Product Award 2013/14, category furniture: Frokka is a means of promoting spontaneous assembling again. Up to speed, on a par with and as soon as humanly possible. Simply stacked, the stool is close at hand. Whether it’s through spontaneous discussion or a joint search for solutions, a working atmosphere that promotes creativity is quickly and easily achieved. Even at home it makes it possible to organise spontaneous gatherings.

5th place Professionals Green Product Award 2013/14, category furniture: Frokka is a means of promoting spontaneous assembling again. Up to speed, on a par with and as soon as humanly possible. Simply stacked, the stool is close at hand. Whether it’s through spontaneous discussion or a joint search for solutions, a working atmosphere that promotes creativity is quickly and easily achieved. Even at home it makes it possible to organise spontaneous gatherings.

4th place Newcomers Green Product Award 2013/14, category Home Accessories: The device name Bware states its purpose (Be Aware) to alert and raise awareness. Wherever the device is applied, it won’t affect the water flow when the water is running. i.e.: washing hands will be the same but the LED readout display may cause the consumer to shorten the act, to save water. Anyone can benefit from the Bware device, as it is easily installed and doesn’t require any technical or expert knowledge.

4th place Newcomers Green Product Award 2013/14, category Home Accessories: The device name Bware states its purpose (Be Aware) to alert and raise awareness. Wherever the device is applied, it won’t affect the water flow when the water is running. i.e.: washing hands will be the same but the LED readout display may cause the consumer to shorten the act, to save water. Anyone can benefit from the Bware device, as it is easily installed and doesn’t require any technical or expert knowledge.

3rd place Professionals Green Product Award 2013/14, category Home Accessories: Axor Starck Organic, the latest bathroom collection from Axor and design partner Philippe Starck, touches hearts and minds equally. The collection endorses a more responsible use of water and energy without compromising the user experience. In fact, the efficient shower spray comes with a flow rate of 3.5 liters per minute and provides a gently bubbling water experience.

3rd place Professionals Green Product Award 2013/14, category Home Accessories: Axor Starck Organic, the latest bathroom collection from Axor and design partner Philippe Starck, touches hearts and minds equally. The collection endorses a more responsible use of water and energy without compromising the user experience. In fact, the efficient shower spray comes with a flow rate of 3.5 liters per minute and provides a gently bubbling water experience.

4th place Newcomers Green Product Award 2013/14, category Kids: SaluMed is a medicine cabinet with a child safety lock. A medicine cabinet for home use, which can be safely used even in the presence of children. The ordering, safety and proper storage of medication are made easier. The simple design and functional construction paired with lots of space make the closet innovative.

4th place Newcomers Green Product Award 2013/14, category Kids: SaluMed is a medicine cabinet with a child safety lock. A medicine cabinet for home use, which can be safely used even in the presence of children. The ordering, safety and proper storage of medication are made easier. The simple design and functional construction paired with lots of space make the closet innovative.

4th place Professionals Green Product Award 2013/14, category Kids: This stool collection is designed for a short break, in a garden, terrace, playground or indoors. Its rounded shape allows for many ways of sitting and two or three stools can be connected to a large bench. Furthermore, several sections with different surfaces can be added. These consist of laser-cut modular units of the same material board. The assembling parts are made from the same material and must not be glued or…

4th place Professionals Green Product Award 2013/14, category Kids: This stool collection is designed for a short break, in a garden, terrace, playground or indoors. Its rounded shape allows for many ways of sitting and two or three stools can be connected to a large bench. Furthermore, several sections with different surfaces can be added. These consist of laser-cut modular units of the same material board. The assembling parts are made from the same material and must not be glued or…

4th place Newcomers Green Product Award 2013/14, category furniture: Furniture made from biological material EcoCradle. Radiates lifestyle and brings nature into the house.

place Newcomers Green Product Award category furniture: Furniture made from biological material EcoCradle. Radiates lifestyle and brings nature into the house.

Spanned over more than 190 pages, the “Green Product Book No.1” presents brave pioneers with their sustainable products and rebels with brand new ideas. The book shows the design-oriented, innovative, sustainable products and ideas of all nominees and winners of the Green Product Awards 2013 / 14. Many of the newcomers’ work, as well as a number of international submissions are made available to the public for the first time in this book. To book order: http://bit.ly/1eNe2zX

Spanned over more than 190 pages, the “Green Product Book No.1” presents brave pioneers with their sustainable products and rebels with brand new ideas. The book shows the design-oriented, innovative, sustainable products and ideas of all nominees and winners of the Green Product Awards 2013 / 14. Many of the newcomers’ work, as well as a number of international submissions are made available to the public for the first time in this book. To book order: http://bit.ly/1eNe2zX

3rd place Newcomers Green Product Award 2013/14, category Freestyle: ‹Aqua Videri› is a campaign to educate people about virtual water, aiming to sensitise people and generate sustainable impact on their consciousness. Using multimedia installations in the form of iPads on shopping carts, customers should start to become aware of this issue and already make first playful experiences with the water content in food.

3rd place Newcomers Green Product Award 2013/14, category Freestyle: ‹Aqua Videri› is a campaign to educate people about virtual water, aiming to sensitise people and generate sustainable impact on their consciousness. Using multimedia installations in the form of iPads on shopping carts, customers should start to become aware of this issue and already make first playful experiences with the water content in food.