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TNK 500, Internationally recognised at the Red Dot Awards Gala

TNK 500, Internationally recognised at the Red Dot Awards Gala

JULY 2012 | 1 minute

On 2 July, Actiu received from the designer Marcelo Alegre, alegreindustrial studio, the Red dot Product Design Award in the ceremony Red Dot Awards 2012 in Essen (Germany).

This gala is one of the most important design events at International level, which brought together more than 1200 guests amongst which you could find numerous prestigious designers, the media, industrial experts and politicians, who came to honour the winners of this International Award and in which Actiu shared prominence with companies such as Apple, Volvo, Grohe and Porche.

This year more than 1800 companies submitted more than 4000 products from 58 countries. The judges formed of 30 experts, recognized the conceptual language of the TNK 500 chair, its innovative character and the employment of more sustainable products.

After the gala, all the attendees were invited to visit the Red Dot Museum, designed by Norman Foster  which exhibited the TNK 500 chair along with all the other winning pieces.

This award recognises the work developed by the design team at Actiu along with the designer Marcelo Alegre, encouraging us to continue investing in the research of new materials and systems that allow us to obtain differentiated products, responsible towards the environment and healthier.