Products of such Slovenian companies as Gorenje, ZkotZ, Elan, Wilsonic Design, Geoenergetika, Oplast, Mesi, Akrapovič, Visionect, ATAG Nederland BV received the Red Dot Award at the international exhibition of modern interior design, lifestyle, products for home and office, which is held at the Museum of Essen (Germany).
It presents over 6,300 items in the categories of furniture, household tools, electrical apparatuses and electrical appliances.
Twelve product items of the 10 above-mentioned Slovenian companies received the prestigious Red Dot Award for quality design. The awards were presented to alpine skis Smuči Element (Elan), an innovative screwdriver Kraftgrip SilentGear (Oplast), a washing machine WaveActive (Gorenje), a drying machine WaveActive (Gorenje), an exhaust system Slip-On Line za Ducati Multistrada (Akrapovič), a toy Grand Prix Racing Car (Wilsonic Design), an electric coffee grinder with a mobile application Gina (ZkotZ), a built-in refrigerator combi KD84178AF (ATAG Nederland BV), a built-in freezer KD84178AF (ATAG Nederland BV), a modular medical diagnostic tool mTABLET ECG (Mesi, Gigodesign), a LED street lamp Geolux Plain I LED (Geoenergetika), and an electronic paper display Place & Play (Visionect).
The Red Dot Gala awarding ceremony will be held on Monday, 9 July 2018, at the local Aalto Opera Theatre. The very next day, the world’s largest modern design exhibition Design on Stage – Winners Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018 will start, which will run until 5 August 2018. It will present the previously described products of Slovenian companies, which will be catalogued in the Red Dot Design Yearbook.