Awards and Prizes

2018 - German Design Award 2018 / "Excellent Product Design / Building and Elements"

German Design Award 2018 Essertop Essertec
The Essertop skylight dome was awarded the German Design Award 2018 in the "Excellent Product Design / Building and Elements" category. This award is one of the most prestigious design awards in the Federal Republic of Germany.
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ADC Art Directors Club DESIGN EXTRA-ORDINARY AwardAs part of the 2016 ADC competition, the Smart Bowl received the bronze prize in the DESIGN EXTRA-ORDINARY category. The development team of the advertising network Ogilvy Düsseldorf and the product design agency dreikant have already achieved a great success.
As a professional association of art directors, the ADC is one of the world's most important institutions and promotes the creative quality of the creative sector in Germany through competitions, publications and seminars, among other things.

You can read more about the Smart-Bowl-Project here.


TheOneShow New York

At this year's THE ONE SHOW Festival in New York, the SMART BOWL was also nominated for the Short List. Thus the German development also reaches an audience overseas. We are very excited about the event and wish all participants a successful event.

You can read more about the Smart-Bowl-Project here.

2016 - GERMAN DESIGN AWARD / Nomination

German Design Award 2016 Nominierung Reineke Holzuhr Kerbholz Vierfreunde

The REINEKE wooden watch from the Kerbholz brand was nominated for the German Design Award in 2016. The Cologne startup brand Kerbholz and dreikant have thus achieved another success. dreikant is developing a new series of wooden watches, special editions and watch variants on behalf of the company. All watches are available in various wood variants.

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Cannes Lions Auszeichnung Preis

The meco system "SmartBowl" was nominated for the shortlist of the prestigious Cannes Lion Award 2015. Together the partners develop an intelligent meco system for dogs. Consisting of the SmartBowl, SmartCollar, a mobile phone app and NFC chips for dog food packaging, dog owners can feed their pet much more accurately, monitor activity and thus respond more specifically to the needs of their best friend. For retail groups the system can open up new distribution channels and improve customer loyalty.

You can read more about the Smart-Bowl-Project here.


2015 - GERMAN DESIGN AWARD / Special Mention

German Design Award 2015 Auszeichnung Preis

A modern male identity requires new accessories, also in the household. The designers of the Cologne agency dreikant met this demand. In a pragmatic and modern style, dreikant develops parts of the trendy KANT product series for culinary delights and wins the German Design Award 2015.

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2009 - Raymond Loewy Foundation / Double Award

LuckyStrike Award Raymond Loewy Foundation Auszeichnung Produktdesign

The team dreikant received two awards for the innovative projects "Suction Excavator" and "LEGAN". The "Suction Excavator" is a remote-controlled excavator specially designed to rip open soil and remove it immediately afterwards. "LEGAN" is a practical nail gun that can also remove nails from the wall.

2008 - iF concept design award

IF Award

The special roll system for rollators and walking aids, which simplifies the crossing of curbs, wins the IF Conept Award. The jury also honoured the use for seniors and handicapped children.

2007 - VISION WORKS AWARD / Bayer Material Science

Bayer Vision Works Preis

"Pumpboard" is a portable transport device made of brand new materials from Bayer Material Science. It is light, can be rolled up like a liquorice wheel and stowed away in a space-saving way. This concept was awarded the VISION WORKS AWARD. The project focused on the question of which material properties are necessary to create lightweight and compact, yet robust and practical lightweight vehicles.

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Funding by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy

Förderung BMWi Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie

Already as a young startup, the founders of dreikant were able to convince with aesthetic contents as well as solid commercial planning and were therefore supported by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy. A consistent cost calculation and time planning is the core for successful products on the market at dreikant until today.


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