This year, designers, design agencies and manufacturers from around 60 countries applied for the Red Dot Award: Product Design for their products. In line with the motto "In search of good design and innovation", the international members of the Red Dot Jury thoroughly evaluated each submitted product individually and according to specialist criteria. The CombiCookTop V4000 by V-ZUG was a winner in this category. With its integrated extractor, understated design and intuitive controls, this modern hob thoroughly impressed the panel of experts.
A seal of approval for quality
One of the most highly-regarded evaluation procedures for good design and innovation, the award is numbered among the best-known design competitions anywhere in the world. After evaluating all submissions, the Red Dot Jury awards the Red Dot only to products of outstanding design quality. The awards are conferred by the Red Dot Jury made up of an independent panel of experts. This year, it included 48 individuals from 23 countries. For this award, products are not in competition with one another, but are evaluated individually.