Hitoe® Fold Aria " won the "Red Dot Award: Product Design 2022" organized by the Design Center North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
The Red Dot Design Award is one of the world's top three design awards and one of the most prestigious international design awards, receiving over 10,000 entries from companies, organizations, and designers in more than 60 countries each year.
The awards are divided into three categories: Product Design, Brand & Communication Design, and Design Concept, and are rigorously judged by internationally recognized design experts based on criteria such as design innovation, functionality, ergonomics, and durability.
The winning entries will be honored on June 20 at a glamorous awards event attended by designers from around the world, and will simultaneously be displayed online and at the special exhibition "Design on Stage" at the Red Dot Design Museum in Essen, Germany.
The Red Dot Design Museum is located in the historical building of the former boiler house of the Zollverein coal mining site, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is the largest contemporary design exhibition in the world.
One of the main features of the exhibition is that visitors can touch and try out the exhibits.
Hitoe® Fold Aria 's awards include the "London International Creative Competition," "IDA Design Awards 2021," "NY Product Design Awards," "MUSE Design Awards 2021," This is the eighth award achieved, following the European Product Design Awards 2021, Omotenashi Selection 2021, and K-DESIGN AWARD 2021.
(The awards will be announced on the official reddot website on March 31.)