»and the winner is …«
Photo: Felix Pahnke

»and the winner is …«

mawa wins a prize in the category (Focus Craftsmanship) at the Designpreis Brandenburg (Design Prize Brandenburg) on November 29th, 2021 for the Leuchtensystem porto (porto lighting system). mawa founder Martin Wallroth and the designer of the porto, Prof. Hermann August Weizenegger, were there on-site to accept the prize.
We are delighted for this honor!

Photo: ©sevens+maltry | Awards ceremony Design Prize Brandenburg 2021 with jury member Prof. Katrin Hinz, mawa founder Martin Wallroth, designer Prof. Hermann Weizenegger and the Brandenburg Minister of Economics Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jörg Steinbach

In addition to the porto, various projects and products from the categories of Communication Design, Product Design, Industrial Design and Digital Services were honored. For the Brandenburg Minister of Economics, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jörg Steinbach, this is a sign of the strength of the design landscape in our federal state:

»The design economy, with 11,000 employees, is a relevant economic sector in Brandenburg. Designers are those who give products, applications, and services, a face and a form. Not only is it about the aesthetic design, but also about requirements such as user-friendliness, inclusion, or sustainability. […]«*

Find out more here about the porto lighting system, the extension module and about the designer Hermann August Weizenegger.

* Niederlausitz aktuell, https://www.niederlausitz-aktuell.de/cottbus/90486/cottbuser-leuchtstoff-manufaktur-gewinnt-brandenburger-designpreis-2021.html (abgerufen am 30.11.2021)