Jul 03, 2011
Bård Eker and Eker Design collected 5th of July the highly respected international Design Award RED DOT. The Eker Team received the award for it outstanding design- and engineering work with the EASY ROLLER. This is the worlds first wheelchair made 100% in composites. The Red Dot Design Award is an international design price award institution. Designers from all around the world was honored with a great award party in Essen.
The Jury highlights:
“Functional elements – such as the steering handle, armrest and tip stop – are intelligently integrated into the design, lending the wheelchair an overall welcoming appearance.”
The Red Dot Design Award dates back to 1955 and is now the world`s largest and most distinguished design competition. It breaks down into the three disciplines `red dot award: product design`, `red dot award: communication design` and `red dot award: design concept`. There were almost 14,000 entries from 68 countries in the year 2010 alone.
You can get more information on the website at www.red-dot.de/presse.