The Interior Innovation Award is one of the most prestigious awards of the furnishing sector world-wide and was launched in 2002 by imm cologne, which provides the idea behind the competition. The organiser is the German Design Council.
Through this competition imm cologne and the German Design Council have succeeded in creating an effective tool for corporate positioning and product differentiation for the interior furnishings market. The Interior Innovation Award appraises top innovations in all product areas of this sector of industry. For the ninth time, furthermore, the Interior Innovation Award presented to three young designers who are new recruits to the profession, and whom the jury selected from the talent show D³ Contest 2012.
Since 2011, participation in the Interior Innovation Award competition is no longer limited to imm cologne exhibitors. All companies in the interior design industry with products from the segments of furniture, bathroom, office/workspace, building equipment, wall/ floor/ ceiling, kitchen/ household, lighting and textiles were eligible to apply for the Interior Innovation Award.
For the first time, a yearbook was published about the competition displaying all award-winning products as well as further highlights from imm cologne 2011. Take a Look at the imm Best of the Best 2012 list: