Dauphin’s Atelier Receives 2018 German Design Award
Atelier, a privacy seating solution by Dauphin, has won the 2018 German Design Award in the Excellent Product Design – Office Furniture category. The award aims to recognize those who have represented true and innovative contributions to both the German and international design markets in communication, execution, and design. The nominations for the German Design Award are an invitation-only award where only the most exceptional in German design are invited to compete. Some additional categories include awards in Packaging, Textiles and Accessories, and Lighting.
Atelier has received the award and recognition in the Office Furniture category. Its modular design and ability to customize each piece allows any customer to create a configuration to meet their unique needs. Atelier links soft seating with tables and power supply options in a clean, fashionable aesthetic to provide a much-needed privacy solution for open office environments that still want elements of discretion. Characterized by its channel stitching or optional tufted diamond pattern, Atelier elevates privacy seating to an elegant and creative solution.
The jury statement provides a look as to what exactly makes Atelier a winner in the Office Furniture category:
“The Atelier’s clear and linear design and high-quality upholstery translate into a very comfortable chair. The back’s elegant rhomboid structure is also a notable feature of this product, particularly in its high-backed variant.”
Dauphin products that have been nominated for German Design Award in past years include: 4+ Relax and Speed-o.
Friedrich-Wilhelm Dauphin founded Dauphin in 1969 in a small town in Bavaria, Germany, as a specialist in ergonomic office seating. Inspired by research forecasting a sharp rise in the use of computers in the workplace, Dauphin set out to build a company that offered high quality ergonomic seating and cutting edge technology at reasonable prices. In 1979, Dauphin began distributing ergonomic seating in the United States