Organiser: Messe Frankfurt in collaboration with the German Design Council
Location: Hall 3.1 B60
Modern luminaires, smart charging solutions, simple sensors and sophisticated ideas for homes and buildings: the number of innovations at Light + Building is immense, the potential for discovering something new is huge. The Design Plus Award powered by Light + Building offers guidance. The Design Plus award honours products that skilfully combine pioneering design with innovative technology in the fields of lighting, electrical engineering, as well as building and home automation.
In total, the jury received 113 entries from 73 companies from 19 countries. They covered all exhibition areas of Light + Building. The jury selected 34 products that will receive the "Design Plus" label and be on display in an exhibition during the Light + Building Autumn Edition from 2 to 6 October. The design experts also awarded the coveted "Best of" label to five particularly outstanding products.
The winners of the Design Plus Award powerd by Light + Building stood out in the competition for their sustainability, flexibility and high-quality design. The award ceremony will take place on the first day of the fair, on 2 October 2022, at the Design Plaza in Hall 3.1 F21. The exhibition of Design Plus products will be located in the immediate vicinity.To the press release, photo download and list of winners
Prize winners Design Plus powered by Light + Building 2022
Photographs of the products source: images by the awarded companies
JUNG HOME SCHUKO® Socket
Manufacturer: Albrecht Jung GmbH & Co.KG
Design: Albrecht Jung GmbH & Co.KG
The smart JUNG HOME SCHUKO® socket outlet is part of the new system that networks the home intelligently and securely without a server or internet connection. It can be switched, measures energy and has many other features, such as an astro function and switching times. Everything can be easily set directly with the JUNG HOME app. The system is based on the Bluetooth SIG Mesh standard. This also applies to the JUNG HOME buttons, motion detectors, room thermostats and for voice control via Alexa and Google Home.
Manufacturer: BASF Coatings GmbH
Design: BASF Coatings GmbH
BASF GlareControl combines maximum glare reduction with an aesthetic look in an end- and seamless product. The invisible patterns reduce glare at angles above 65° and increase light intensity at lower angular ranges. This results in improved efficiency and UGR values of luminaire bodies, making them ideal for office lighting applications. Simply replacing the foil changes the light distribution and effect without any changes to the luminaire body.
Manufacturer: Cangini e Tucci SRL
Frequency is a linear LED lamp made of mouth-blown glass, designed by Marcantonio Raimondi Malerba. Frequency comes in two versions, both hanging. The first can be installed horizontally above a dining table, a reception desk or a desk in an office. The second is installed vertically and works like a floor lamp, but without any obstacle on the floor, as it has no base.
Manufacturer: corporate friends ® GmbH
Design: corporate friends ® GmbH
The new C1-mini-C for the magnetic rail (11x7mm) is one of the smallest Casambi-Ready spotlights on the market. This modular spotlight was specially developed for use in museums, architecture and public spaces. Designed, manufactured and assembled in Germany. Mounting is tool-free and they can be positioned freely in any direction. All spotlights can be dimmed individually via the Casambi app.
Wire Rope Holder WROP
Manufacturer: Reutlinger GmbH
Design: Reutlinger GmbH
The wire rope holder WROP is an infinitely height-adjustable holding element with unhooking safety device and lateral rope exit. It is used for multifunctional applications for object suspension in industry and building services.
ABL Wallbox eM4 Twin
Manufacturer: ABL Wallbox eM4
Design: ABL GmbH
Its comprehensive range of features and high-quality design make the new ABL Wallbox eM4 Twin an aesthetic and future-proof charging solution for commercial, public and private use. The Wallbox eM4 Twin is designed according to the modular principle. In the event of service, components can be easily exchanged thanks to the modular design. The expressive HMI of the Wallbox eM4 Twin enables intuitive operation of the charging station through visual feedback.
Manufacturer: Artemide Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG
Design: BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group
Stellar Nebula is reminiscent of an iridescent soap bubble. The body of the lamp is blown into a mould and then heated again in the oven. The crystal glass is heated until it almost melts again and produces the individual, natural shape that makes each luminaire unique. The characteristic metal finish is then applied. This is created in a sustainable and emission-free process with only 5 percent solvent, whereas conventional processes use 75 percent.
ePED Panic Push Bar
Manufacturer: ASSA ABLOY Sicherheitstechnik GmbH
Design: ASSA ABLOY Sicherheitstechnik GmbH
The design-oriented ePED panic push bar combines panic bar and escape door control terminal in one functional unit. A separate terminal on the wall is no longer necessary for the escape door system. The escape door system is controlled via the integrated terminal with touch display. It replaces four modules: Escape route pictogram, emergency button, key switch and time delay display. The ePED push bar can be easily integrated into the door technology via the Hi-O bus technology.
Manufacturer: Bachmann GmbH
Design: ID AID GMBH
If you want to be independent of building infrastructure and extension cables, MOV:E is the right choice. The portable XXL energy storage unit provides enough power for all common office devices. MOV:E offers practical plug & play with a socket as well as USB-A and USB-C fast charging. The product design convinces with a simple, timeless style and high-quality materials. The powerful MOV:E meets the highest safety requirements through VDE certification.
BAENUE - The New Lamp
Manufacturer: Baelux Co., Ltd.
Design: BKID Co., Ltd.
BAENUE is a new premium desk lamp based on the patented Dim2Amber technology. The light spectrum is automatically adjusted when dimming. Clear, white light at high brightness helps the user to concentrate on their tasks. When brightness is reduced, deep amber light eliminates unwanted spectrum that negatively affects circadian rhythms. A patented optical shift stick adjusts the direction of light.
Manufacturer: DIOMEDE SRL
Design: DIOMEDE SRL
Bella is a portable outdoor floor lamp with LED battery pack. The product is made of extruded aluminium with a specially designed concrete base. This houses the rechargeable battery. This can be removed and reinserted without disassembling the whole lamp. LED sources are perfectly integrated into the tube and guarantee a high IP protection rating (IP65). The horizontal tube can move on the horizontal sense of 360 ° and on vertical axis thanks to a specific turning point.
Manufacturer: Doepke Schaltgeräte GmbH
Design: Doepke Schaltgeräte GmbH
Doepke e.Guard is a flexible, modular system consisting of aesthetic hardware and clearly structured software components. This way, intelligent residual current monitoring and predictive maintenance in electrical installations is realised. Using AI methods, changes can be detected at an early stage and future plant behaviour can be predicted. This information advantage enables early, planned intervention and thus sustainable, resource-saving maintenance.
Electralock™ - Power connection locking system
Manufacturer: Electraline 3pMark S.p.A.
Design: Electraline 3pMark S.p.A.
Electralock™ is the first and only socket with a locking mechanism that efficiently solves the problem of accidental disconnection of plug and socket. Electralock™ users can secure any electrical appliance outlet and get the job done without worrying about accidental disconnections affecting their work. Electralock™ was designed and developed to provide a solution: Universal, Safe, Easy to use, Efficient, Durable.
Gira E2 surface-mounted with lighting element
Manufacturer: Gira Giersiepen GmbH & Co. KG
Design: Gira Giersiepen GmbH & Co. KG
The Gira E2 switch range combines strictly reduced design with aesthetic materials and intelligent technology. This is also reflected in the new surface-mounted housing with lighting element. Gira E2 surface-mounted is available in matt black and pure white glossy. As a clever detail for better orientation in the dark, the LED lighting element can be inserted into the surface-mounted housing instead of the adapter for cable entry.
GL OPTICAM 3.0 4K TEC Imaging Luminance Measuring Device
Manufacturer: GL OPTIC
Design: GL OPTIC
The system provides measurement data required for calculating the luminance distribution of the street lighting standard in seconds. It contains a TEC unit for thermal stabilisation. The hermetic IP54 housing is prepared for different weather conditions. A battery power supply relieves the user of the need for a power generator when working outdoors. The accessories facilitate the determination of the measuring field and the execution of the measurement.
Hager flow Energy Storage
Manufacturer: Hager Vertriebsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG
Design: Hager Vertriebsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG
The flow energy storage system offers a capacity of 6.5 to 19.5 kWh. The free-standing storage unit is connected in no time at all and supplies 100 % solar rechargeable backup power (3-phase) when needed. This ensures that the customers' lights will not go out even in the event of a power grid failure. Relevant data and energy flows can be viewed in real time via smartphone, tablet or laptop.
Multi Battery 18V-System LED Spotlight 10050 MH
Manufacturer: Hugo Brennenstuhl GmbH & Co. KG
Design: Hugo Brennenstuhl GmbH & Co. KG
The bright and robust "Multi Battery LED Spotlight" is compatible with 38 different 18 V batteries (different Ah classes) from the five power tool manufacturers Bosch Professional, Makita, Dewalt, Milwaukee and Metabo CAS. Simply attach the matching adapter, plug in the selected battery and get started. Thanks to the hybrid technology, which automatically switches to mains operation in the event of a power failure, operation is possible using either a rechargeable battery or a detachable mains cable. One worklight. Many Battery Systems.
YASMEEN Zoom is an innovative zoom optic without axial moving parts that opens up completely new worlds of lighting possibilities in retail. In constantly changing environments, the beam angle can be continuously adjusted. This means that the light is always optimally aligned. Luminaires with YASMEEN optics are easy to design, allow for compact construction. They can be adjusted easily and quickly without compromise, ensuring perfect lighting every time.
Manufacturer: Lübbering Abrollsysteme e.K
Design: Lübbering Abrollsysteme e.K
Avoiding material damage is the top priority for almost all cable installations - especially for sensitive data cables. Duct bends and height differences can make it even more difficult to pull in cables. FLEXIPASS is suitable for cables up to 38 mm in diameter and was specially developed for use with sensitive data and special cables. The clever arrangement of the rollers ensures optimal and resistance-free cable routing and transport.
LUPUS – mobile phone smoke detector
Manufacturer: LUPUS-Electronics GmbH
Design: LUPUS-Electronics GmbH
With the mobile phone smoke detector, LUPUS has developed a simple and efficient world first - a smart smoke detector. It is directly connected to the narrowband IoT mobile network of Deutsche Telekom and networked with the Lupus Cloud. The smoke detector complies with DIN 14676-1 C. It has fully automatic remote maintenance from the time of commissioning and functions completely autonomously. A router or gateway are not necessary. The LUPUS tests itself every 24 hours and reliably documents the maintenance process in the LUPUS Cloud. The real-time transmission of alarms, events and the current device status is thus guaranteed. If the smoke detector is removed or damaged, push notifications are sent to the responsible personnel.
Manufacturer: Molto Luce GmbH
Design: Molto Luce GmbH
The absolutely reduced 24V rail system MAGNETICS inspires with an H-rail in the size of only 16.5x35mm. The simple magnetic fastening enables the components to be quickly reconfigured. In addition, all lighting inserts can be inserted flush with the surface and protected against polarity reversal in the H-rail. Opal and louvre inserts as well as spotlights in various sizes provide linear basic lighting with accentuation. Effective systems can be implemented with L, T and X connectors.
Manufacturer: Multiline Licht
Design: Stan Maes
With the Grip, Multiline presents its narrowest luminaire. It consists of a base profile that wraps around the light profile. The base contains the driver, the light profile contains the LEDs and can be covered with a satin diffuser, louvre (UGR<19) or blind plate. Spotlights and sensors are optional. Grip is available as a ceiling or wall luminaire, table or floor lamp. Both profiles can be powder-coated in different colours and are easy to install.
Manufacturer: Multiline Licht
Design: Stan Maes
With the Offside, Multiline presents a unique horizontal luminaire consisting of a profile with both a narrow and a wide beam. The LEDs are integrated in the narrow beam. The driver is located in the wide beam, which can also be used for spotlights or downlights. The luminaire is suitable for ceiling and wall mounting and provides direct or indirect lighting. The narrow beam can be fitted with a louvre or satin diffuser.
Neozoon powered by Optisolis
Manufacturer: Lamp: Neozoon; LED: Nichia
Thanks to the large suction cup, the Neozoon luminaire can be mounted on smooth surfaces in seconds and removed just as quickly, completely without leaving any residue. Neozoon is rechargeable, infinitely dimmable and the high-quality Optisolis LEDs from Nichia provide light in daylight quality! It is produced here in Germany and is sustainably manufactured according to the cradle-to-cradle approach. Neozoon inspires its users to interact creatively and playfully with their environment.
Manufacturer: Nordic Power Converters
Design: Nordic Power Converters
InviTrack is the first miniaturised LED driver embedded in the track. Gen2 has an output window suitable for most LEDs and track luminaires. It is compatible with all common track systems on the European market. It outputs a flicker-free current that outperforms all others on the market. The DALI include dimming down to 0.1%. Gen2 has negligible inrush current and standby power consumption is only 0.25 W.
Design: TIMOTHY JACOB JENSEN STUDIOS
The portable Bring outdoor lamp was designed by Timothy Jacob Jensen and Alasdair McPhail. Bring consists of a round surface that is enclosed by a rubber band. This serves as a handle or suspension. A light tap activates the Moodmaker function and the light can be dimmed in two levels. Thanks to the long battery life, Bring is ideal to take with you everywhere to enjoy the warm summer evenings in a pleasant and cosy ambience.
Manufacturer: Omega Light
Design: Ricardo Fahl de Oliveira
Atmo is part of a luminaire family that uses the miniaturisation of LED light sources. As a pendant luminaire, it is available in three formats. These can thus be used together or individually for direct and indirect lighting. The electrical contact and mounting system with magnets enables flexible use and light distribution according to the user's wishes. In a simple and playful way, the position of the dome can be removed and reversed here.
Manufacturer: On Lichttechnik GmbH
Design: Franco Pagliarini
Robo-Radar is a motorised luminaire controlled via Bluetooth technology. It is recommended for spaces with high ceilings and for applications that require dynamic lighting scenarios such as retail shop windows, galleries, car showrooms and museums. The clean lines and clean form of the series ensure the visual pleasingness of the technical equipment, which blends harmoniously into the interior or public space.
Flexxica Acoustic PET
Manufacturer: PL Sp. z o.o.
Flexxica Acoustic PET is a product family of oversized luminaires for office spaces. The main innovation lies in combining the functionality of high-quality light sources with a glare-free construction that protects the user's eyes. In addition, the lampshade has acoustic properties that absorb noise and improve the acoustics of the room. The lamps are made of eco-material, which is produced from recycled PET bottles. They are mounted with tongue and groove. Despite their strong appearance, they create a cosy atmosphere.
Primo Installation Housing XL series
Manufacturer: Primo GmbH
Design: as / industrial design
The Primo XL series is optimised for electrical installation in concrete construction. It is suitable for luminaires, loudspeakers and other built-in devices. Improved resistance and the best possible support for the installation work were the focus of the development. New and advantageous features include the number and design of the pipe entries. The integrated pipe grip provides secure strain relief and thanks to the pipe stop, reworking is no longer necessary. The TPE membranes keep the housing concrete-tight.
Manufacturer: SIMES spa
Design: SIMES spa
A decorative series for outdoor use with minimalist character and elegant and charming ambient light. In the version with attachment, the thin stem can perform two different rotations. The first rotation around its own axis, allows the light beam to be directed for direct, indirect or lateral lighting effects. The second rotation around the attachment joint, allows the stem to be rotated from a vertical position to a diagonal or horizontal position.
Manufacturer: Stella Imp. e Exp. de Luminárias LTDA
Design: Lisandro Berlitz, Fernando Berlitz, Eduardo Fiori and Team
Created to illuminate paths uniformly, the Way Ring inground light combines functionality and beauty. With a wraparound lens and reduced dimensions, it provides 360° radial illumination, with a compact and discreet aesthetic. Stella's luminaire was designed with 1W of power at a color temperature of 3000K and has a 100-240V power input with a shielded connector, which prevents the water from entering the product, allowing reliability for installations in outdoor areas.
Manufacturer: Stella Imp. e Exp. de Luminárias LTDA
Design: Lisandro Berlitz, Fernando Berlitz, Eduardo Fiori and Team
Stella's S. Touch line is designed as a lighting system for living spaces. Dimmers, switches and plugs of the line allow the user to create automatic scenes and events, as well as a quick and intuitive remote control via the S. Touch app. The products are compatible with Amazon and Google smart speakers. The controls feature the low-intensity Noturno system, which allows elements to be located even in unlit environments.
Manufacturer: Zero Lighting
Design: Halskov & Dalsgaard Design
SLIZES combines two functions in one and the same luminaire. The luminaire is a light-emitting, acoustic design object that combines innovative functionality with an expressive form. Sustainability was a decisive factor in the development phase, both in terms of the materials used and in social terms. SLIZES literally creates a better environment for eyes and ears.