Curiously, we’ve been waiting fort he announcement of the winners of the German Design Awards 2017. Now we can proudly and happily report that our lightweight model X_TEND (Design Prof. Matthias Rexforth) could convince the jury of the “Rat für Formgebung” - a German design board - and has been awarded with the German Design Award 2017 – Special Mention. The German Design Award is the international premium prize of the “Rat für Formgebung“ and is one of the most respected design competitions in the world. The competition places highest demands to find its winners: By the unique nomination procedure, only those products and communication design performances are invited to participate, which can prove an outstanding design quality. The title „Special Mention“ honors works, which have especially successful aspects or solutions regarding the design – a prize that honors the special commitment of companies and designers.