Wigmar Bressel, head of the
Deutsche Manufakturen e.V. and his deputy, Brigitte Federhofer-Mümmler, handed over the pizes.
The winner of the “Manufaktur-Produkt des Jahres 2019” is the knife serie „Synchros“ of Franz Güde (Solingen), the second rank was awarded to the record player „concept active” of Clearaudio Electronic (Erlangen). Torben Hansen´s Colour Library was awarded with the third prize.
The Colour Library systemizes the almost unlimited variety of natural wooden colours. 360 natural colour shades are arranged in the colour groups red, brown, yellow, green and blue. Being one of a kind in the world, the Jury was impressed by the endless possibilities to create even new color shades.
Photography of award ceremony: Martin Specht