The Major German Brands 2020
Welcome to the club!
The German Design Council has included us in its founders committee. Leading figures from industry, politics and culture were invited to a gala evening at Soho House Berlin. They included Peter Ippolito, who, together with his business partner Gunter Fleitz, is very happy to be part of this year’s publication, «The Major German Brands 2020».
Exhibit Design Awards
Turning cardboard into silver
In fairy tales, you can spin straw into gold. The fairy tale brand world we created entirely out of cardboard for the DockATot exhibition presence has been turned into silver by Exhibitor Magazine – thanks to a silver award in the »Island Exhibit« category.
iF Design Award 2019
All good things come in threes
We chalked up multiple wins at this year’s prestigious iF Design Award. Our AEB Headquarters (office design category), Chromatic Spaces (interior design) and DockATot (exhibition stand) projects all received awards. As always, the number of submissions was extremely high: the jury chose winners of the coveted seal of approval from 6,400 submissions from 50 countries.
Best of Year Awards
Two in one
FRAME Awards 2019
Meet the Jury
While Peter Ippolito joins the jury, and looks forward to assessing the projects nominated in the hospitality categories, one of our own projects is also eagerly waiting the jury’s final decision: ‘Shades of Grey’ is on the long list in the ‘Large Apartment of the Year’ category.
Berliner Type 2018
The shortlist has just dropped for the 50th Berliner Type Award. And we are delighted to find our book nominated in the ‹B2C – Documentation› category.
Corporate Design Prize 2018
Award for Hunke
A small award with a high standard: making us all the happier to be amongst the winners once again. In the opinion of the top-level jury panel, how we successfully united spatial and communication design for jeweller and optician Hunke Juwelier & Optik undoubtedly deserved an award.
A' Design Award 2018
One bronze, one gold
We left what the event organisers were calling the world’s biggest design competition with a total of two trophies. Our exhibition stand for Surteco won a gold award, while our Bovet Clock Tower was happy to take home bronze.
Deutscher Lichtdesign-Preis 2018
AEB Headquarters wins its category
The German Lighting Design Award honours exceptional lighting design in 12 different categories. We are thrilled our AEB Headquarters project has won the Office/Administration category. Congratulations go to Lichtwerke: our long-term lighting design partner based in Cologne.
China Real Estate Design Award 2018
Two awards for Ippolito Fleitz
»Best of Interior« Award 2018
Nomination for P155
This award is jointly sponsored by »bund deutscher innenarchitekten bdia« and Callwey Verlag. We are happy to report our Maisonette P155 project has made it onto the best project shortlist.
iF Design Award 2018
The jury of this year's iF Design Award had to select the best out of 6400 projects. Five of our projects are winner: Hunke jewellers and optician both convinced in the category »Shop«. Show-apartment 'Shades of Grey' in Shanghai received an award in »Residential«. The workspace 'windowintheskyfeinliner' convinced the jury of the »Offices« category. Last not least our fair stand and corporate communication for Surteco at Interzum 2017 has won in the division »Trade Fairs«.
Cover story and TV feature
Our residential projects in the media
»Maisonette P155« has been published in various magazines all over the world in the last months and has been cover story of prestigious »AD« magazine in Germany, China and Mexiko. TV-channel SWR also did a feature about the apartment. We are also very happy about the February issue of »HÄUSER« magazine: Our project House Benz made it on the cover.
Best of Year Award (2)
White Monkey Pizza Lab & Bar convinces an international jury
We are very proud that prestigious Interior Design magazine New York made our little white monkey a „winner“ in the category „casual dining“.
A&D Trophy Awards
‚Certificate of Excellence‘ for Bolon Eyewear
Hongkong based prestigious magazine „perspective“ is host of the A&D Trophy Award. We are proud that the jury awarded our project Bolon eyewear.
iF DESIGN CENTER Chengdu
Convincing spaces for convincing design
In the pitch around the new iF DESIGN CENTER in the metropolis of Chengdu, the builders were very happy with our design. The opening of the 4,000 sqm office and exhibition space is planned for April 2018.
White Monkey Pizza Lab & Bar
«Interior Design» cover story
Our multi-talented white monkey moonlights as a cover model: the editorial team of New York-based «Interior Design» magazine liked our project so much that they chose our white monkey as the cover motif for their August issue. We were also very happy to hear the comments of the magazine’s editor-in-chief in a teaser video for the August issue.
Hunke jewellers and opticians
'Discover.Beautiful' in Ludwigsburg, Germany
In a one-of-a-kind fusion of past and future elements and premium materials, we created new interior spaces and a sustainable retail concept for Hunke, a family business with a long and rich tradition.
Town library, Schorndorf
1st prize for Ippolito Fleitz Group
Our design succeeded in impressing the jury in the competition for the refurbishment and extension of Schorndorf town library, and we are very happy to have won first prize.
REDesign Award, Shanghai
Three Awards for IFG
One of the coveted gold awards was given to the DAS GERBER, Stuttgart. Merit Awards went to Solo West, Frankfurt and Town Hall Schorndorf. The prize was founded by the Chinese real estate industry to award projects that serve the emerging real estate market in China as a role model for sustainable, identity-building design.
Design talk at Milan Design Week
MINDS: Reshaping Hospitality
Magazine FRAME is hosting a three-day discussion series during the Salone del Mobile Milan. Peter Ippolito will be talking with Jesus Ilinares (Andreu World) and Natali Canas del Pozo (El Equipo Creativo) on 6 April (venue: Room Mate Hotel Giulia, 6 pm).
INsider Award 2016
A place on the podium
The INsider Award is presented by magazine AIT and Carpet Concept and honours the top interior designers. In second place this year: our Senior Designer Tim Lessmann. Congratulations, Tim! And greetings and thanks go to Klaus Schmidhuber in Munich, who, together with Robert Piotrowski, was responsible for the nominations.
DESIGN SHANGHAI 2017
IFG Virtual Reality Experience
We just joined Asia’s leading international design event Design Shanghai. In collaboration with VR start-up Dimension 5 (Singapore/Nanjing), we presented a virtual journey through one of our luxury residential projects currently under construction in Shanghai.
iF DESIGN Awards 2017
Four of ours
The vote is in: four of our projects have won awards in this year’s iF Design Awards. Our apartments P155 and House Benz are amongst the winners in the ›Residential apartment‹ category, Dada Jewellery received an award in ›Retail architecture‹, and our new Corporate Architecture for Maredo wins in the ›Restaurant‹ category.
SWR film shoot
»Wohnträume« spotlights our residential projects
Television channel SWR is showcasing some of our apartments in an upcoming programme. Our clients will be having their say and we will be revealing what is most important to us when designing that most intimate of interior architecture spaces. »Wohnträume« will be aired on Thursday, 12 January at 9pm on SWR.
Best of Year awards
Three awards in three categories
Following the award ceremony for this year’s »Best of Year« awards by New York magazine »Interior Design«, three of our projects can consider themselves honourees: Maisonette P155 (Residence Category: Apartment – Large), Motel One Campus Restaurant (Hospitality Category: Casual Dining) and Drubba Moments (Retail Category: Accessories).
We put our stamp on three trade fair presences
Our work is represented a whole three times at Cologne’s Orgatec (from 25 to 29 October 2016). RE/WORK – Moments of Inspiration is a special exhibition at the invitation of Orgatec in which we consider communication in the working world (hall 11.2). And once again we have designed exhibition stands for Brunner (hall 8.1) and Walter Knoll (hall 10.2).
White Monkey und Maredo
Restaurants for a new and an old brand
Autumn begins with two new restaurant openings: Leipzig welcomes White Monkey, a new restaurant concept from Marché International. We have also designed a new Corporate Architecture for the established steakhouse chain Maredo. The first new-look restaurant to launch will be the Berlin branch at Gendarmenmarkt.
red dot award
Award for Motel One
In the challenge for the red ball we are happy to have received an award for our Motel One Campus Restaurant, which we realised for the hotel chain at their Munich headquarters. The restaurant forms an interface between the hotel and the company headquarters for which we also designed the office space.
Bolon wins its category
mondo*arc and darc magazine – both heavyweights of the international lighting design press – recognise exceptional lighting design projects with their joint award. Our flagship store for Bolon Eyewear in Shanghai wins the category ‹Best Interior Lighting Scheme – Low Budget›.
Architecture prize ‹Colour – Structure – Surface› 2016
Nomination for Innocean
Every two years, the magazine AIT and the manufacturer Caparol award the architecture prize ‹Farbe – Struktur – Oberfläche› (Colour – Structure – Surface). This year the judges shortlisted our project Innocean Headquarters Europe.
The new centre of Berlin
Our Berlin studio relocates to Potsdamer Straße
We were surprised ourselves how quickly we grew out of the Berlin office space we moved into only a year ago. Since June we are now at Potsdamer Straße 91 in Schöneberg. We now have plenty of space. At least to begin with, because we’re actively recruiting once more. Take a look at our Career page to find out more.
Jury duty calls
Prestigious awards have requested our design expertise
Nominations become winners
IAI Design Award and Light Design Awards
The following projects are now prize winners: Das GERBER is official »Retail Project of the Year« at the Lighting Design Awards in London and Bolon has been awarded a German Light Design Award for best international project. We are particularly thrilled for SOLO WEST, which was awarded the IAI Best Design Award in Beijing and received a special citation for Creative Lighting Effects at the GE Edison Awards in San Diego.
Nomination for Das GERBER
The international architecture platform Architizer has nominated Das GERBER for its prestigious A+ Awards in the shopping centre category. The public has until mid-April to vote for the winners in an online poll.
Lighting design awards
Successful collaboration with Pfarré Lighting Design
Our projects realised in collaboration with Munich-based lighting designer Gerd Pfarré are in the race for various awards. Bolon and Das GERBER have been nominated in the retail category of the London Lighting Design Awards. Bolon is also hoping to win an award for ‹Best international project› at the German Prize for Lighting Design.
IAI Design Award
Three projects are nominated
Sponsor of the IAI Design Award is the Asia Pacific Designers Federation – a network of design-oriented colleges and institutions. Our projects Das GERBER, Solo West and Innocean are nominated for the finale. The award ceremony will be held at the Bird’s Nest National Stadium Cultural Centre in Beijing in May.
iF DESIGN AWARDS 2016
Three awards for our studio
Hall of Fame gala
A long night in New York
On 2 December 2015, Peter Ippolito and Gunter Fleitz entered the illustrious ranks of Interior Design Hall of Fame. Ippolito Fleitz and three other studios – CetraRuddy, Studio O+A and Wynn Design and Development – were accorded this tremendous honour this year. 1300 guests attended the celebration gala night at the legendary Waldorf Astoria in New York.
Best in 10 Awards
Award for our SPIEGEL canteen
To mark the 10th year of its »Best of Year Awards«, Interior Design compiled a retrospective of the last decade and elected its very Best of Best. Our SPIEGEL canteen was amongst the Best of Best as the most beautiful cafeteria.
Interior Design Hall of Fame
Ippolito Fleitz is the first German interior design studio to be listed
The magazine ‘Interior Design’ calls its Hall of Fame the ‘Oscars of the interior architecture industry’. This December, four studios are joining the prestigious list that has existed for the past 31 years. We are thrilled to be one of them and the first ever interior design studio from Germany.
darc awards 2015
Prize for the GERBER
Corporate Design Award
Nomination for Brunner Orgatec
This prestigious award is a key benchmark of Corporate Design in the German creative industry. We are thrilled that our trade stand for Brunner at the Orgatec 2014 has been nominated for an award in the »Corporate Staging« category.
Bolon Corporate Architecture
First flagship store open
Bolon is one of the leading spectacles manufacturers in Asia. They commissioned us to design a new brand architecture. The first fruits of the collaboration are now ripe in the form of the Shanghai flagship store, which opened on 1 May.
GE Edison Awards
Award of Merit for Drees & Sommer Stuttgart
The US lighting manufacturer GE Lighting awards a prize for exceptional use of lighting in architectural projects. Our Drees & Sommer Stuttgart project received an Award of Merit in cooperation with our colleagues, lighting designers Lichtwerke GmbH.
Exhibit Design Awards
Gold and silver
We have become regular guests at this award, which is given by EXHIBITOR Magazine. This year we were doubly successful in the «International Designer» category. Our stand for WALTER KNOLL was awarded gold, while our Brunner stand was awarded silver. Both exhibition presences were developed for the Cologne Orgatec.
Artravel Awards 2015
The Pegasus soars again
The French architecture and design magazine Artravel bestows yearly awards for excellent design. This year our Pegasus home desk that we designed for ClassiCon has won the ‹Desk› category.
iF Design Award 2015
Three winning projects
We were happy to accept three awards at this year’s iF Design Award. Our exhibition stands could almost be said to have a tradition of being successful in these awards. And this year the stands for Walter Knoll at the Orgatec and Burkhardt Leitner constructiv at the EuroShop came up trumps. We were also thrilled to win the brand new residential category with our Loft ESN.
Studio featured in Chinese design magazine
The Chinese design magazine SPACE is publishing a long-length feature on our studio in its December issue. A selection of projects will be presented across a full 116 pages.
Football fans are coming home
New club restaurant for VfB Stuttgart
On 14 November, a new club restaurant for Stuttgart’s famous football club opened in the immediate vicinity of the football stadium. Inside the »1893« we relate the history of the club through archive photos, memorabilia, famous quotes and lots of red/white. VfB fans now have a new spiritual home and Stuttgart residents have another great place to eat.
DDC Award ‹Gute Gestaltung 15›
Awards for four projects
Multidisciplinary success in three different categories at this year’s award! The Pegasus Home Desk wins the ‹Product› category, Rösle is awarded in the ‹Corporate Communication› category and our office world for Innocean and exhibition stand for Burkhardt Leitner at this year’s EuroShop were both successful in the ‹Space/Architecture› category.
W&V agency ranking
Ippolito Fleitz comes in fourth
Trade magazines W&V and Horizont have compiled a ranking of Germany’s most creative agencies in the fields of live communication and spatial communication in cooperation with the FAMAB Association. The ranking is based on previous successes in different awards. We are excited to make 4th place with a fabulous 70 points.
New Corporate Architecture for restaurant chain
Up-coming restaurant chain GinYuu serves pan-Asian/pacific cuisine. It has opened its second restaurant in Stuttgart’s Milaneo shopping mall with a new Corporate Architecture developed by us. Further restaurant openings are planned for 2015 in five German cities.
New shopping mall is inaugurated
After a construction period of almost two and a half years, the GERBER is scheduled to open on 23 September. We were invited to design the interior and a guidance system for the mall. With 86 new shops and restaurants, Stuttgart’s city centre now has so much more to offer consumers.
Ippolito Fleitz Group in top place
MADEby magazine has issued a ranking of top interior design studios. We were thrilled to make top place in the July issue. And we’re in good company: We share this honour with Nosigner, Jun Igarashi and Trahan Architects.
Hugo Häring Prize 2014
Award for Schorndorf Town Hall
This prestigious prize from the Baden-Württemberg Association of German Architects (BDA) has been awarded since 1969. Our Schorndorf Town Hall project was one of 19 projects to receive awards from the Stuttgart/Mittlerer Neckar regional group.
Corporate Design Preis 2014
One commendation and one nomination
The Corporate Design Prize also appreciated several of our latest projects: Our comprehensive relaunch for the Russian consumer electronics retailer Technopark can celebrate its nomination in the category of «Brand Identity Designs». Meanwhile our exhibition stand for Armstrong was also awarded a «Commendation» in the category of «Orchestration of brands, companies, products».
International Retail & Presentation Award 2014
Award for BORK
The trade journal AIT has organised a Retail & Presentation platform to commend exceptional projects in the retail sector. Our Corporate Architecture for Russian domestic appliances brand BORK received an award in the category of «Best Design Concept».
Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany 2014
Nomination for Schorndorf Town Hall
The Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany is awarded each year by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. Our exhibition stand projects have won two silver awards in the last two years. This year, we are once again among the nominees in the communication design category, this time with our project Schorndorf Town Hall.
German Light Design Prize 2014
Award for Drees & Sommer project
Our project Drees & Sommer Stuttgart, which was realised together with our lighting planner Stefan Hofmann (Lichtwerke Köln), has won the category ‘Office & Administration’ at the German Light Design Prize.
Architecture Prize »Colour Structure Surface« 2014
Nomination for Not Guilty
Since 2004, paints manufacturer Caparol and magazine AIT have teamed up to sponsor an architecture prize, which is designed to commend »exemplary colour concepts in architecture«. A jury comprised of architects select the nominees. Jochen Hagen of Cubik^3 has put forward our project Not Guilty for the shortlist.
Salone Internazionale del Mobile 2014
Our work at the Milan furniture exhibition
We feature twice at this year’s exhibition: ClassiCon spotlights its Pegasus Home Desk once more (hall 16, stand E30). And we designed an entire exhibition stand for Walter Knoll (hall 7, stand A27/A31).
Exhibit Design Awards 2014
Edge Award for Armstrong exhibition stand
At the annual Exhibitor Design Awards exhibition stands from all around the world are awarded gold, silver and bronze. However the Edge Award for ‘Exhibit Design and Graphic Excellence’ is only ever awarded once. We are exceptionally proud of the fact that our Armstrong stand has won this prestigious award for the third time running.
EuroShop Award 2014
Burkhardt Leitner constructive exhibition stand is ‘Best of Show’
EXHIBITOR Magazine awards prizes for the best exhibition stands during the EuroShop. Our stand for Burkhardt Leitner constructiv impressed the jury, winning ‘Best of Show’ in the medium-sized stands category.
Page Creative Ranking 2014
From 31st to 14th place
Each year the magazine page is publishing its’ creative ranking which has become an important indicator for the design industry. With a jump from place 31 to 14 we’ve improved fantastic 17 places upon last year. One reason for this great performance is the huge number of iF communication awards that we’ve won in 2013 as well as our successful fair stands for Brunner, Janoschka and Armstrong which have been rewarded with many relevant prices.
New fair stand for Burkhardt Leitner constructiv
After the great success of our joint trade-fair appearance in the year 2011 which has been awarded with an IF communication award in gold we’re also staging Burkhardt Leitner’s exhibition stand at the EuroShop 2014. The trade fair takes place from the 16th to 20th February. Visit Burkhardt Leitner in hall 10, stand A74.
iF awards 2014
3 x iF communication design and 1x iF packaging design
More than 2000 creatives from 55 countries submitted their work to this year’s iF awards. Our studio has been rewarded four times. At the iF communication awards our interior architects have been successful with the Schorndorf Town Hall, the restaurant WakuWaku and the fair stand for Armstrong DLW. Furthermore we received the iF packaging design award for the presentation bag that comprises Philippe Starck’s tap for AXOR/Hansgrohe.
Pegasus Home Desk for ClassiCon
Premier at the imm cologne 2014
The furniture manufacturer ClassiCon wants to find the future design classics. Our Pegasus Home Desk could become one of these. The secretary will be presented at the imm cologne. Visit ClassiCon in Hall 11.2, stand H030.
Fair Stand for Walter Knoll at imm 2014
See you there in Hall 11.2, Stand H021/H011
We designed the fair stand of Walter Knoll for the international furniture fair in cologne 2014. The imm has opened its doors today and you will have the opportunity to visit Walter Knoll from 13th till 19th January. See you there in Hall 11.2, Stand H021/H011.
Best of Year Awards 2013
New York magazine »Interior Design« looks back over the past year in design with its own awards. Two of our projects achieved honouree status: Rathaus Schorndorf in the »Institutional« category, and WakuWaku Dammtor in the »Restaurant: Counter Service« category.
DDC Award Gute Gestaltung 14
Silver and bronze
Two of our projects were among the victors in the »Gute Gestaltung 14« (»Good Design 14«) competition. Rathaus Schorndorf received a silver award and our trade fair stand for Armstrong scored the bronze.
International Space Design Award – Idea-Tops 2013
Two projects in the running in Shenzhen
Nominees for the Idea-Tops Awards include two of our projects: Drees & Sommer Stuttgart in the »Office« category and Rathaus Schorndorf in the »Cultural Space« category.
New showroom for Walter Knoll
Open day in Herrenberg
Our new showroom for Walter Knoll has finally opened and can be visited during the open day in Herrenberg which takes place next Saturday, November 16th from 9am to 4pm. We're looking forward to seeing you there. Let’s get inspired!
“There are nine million bicycles in Beijing” – and us!
With a store concept for jewellery brand dada, the first store in the Global Store Concept which we developed for Adidas Y3 and a showroom for Walter Knoll we have three new retail projects in Beijing at the same time. We’re looking forward to these exciting challenges. 一会儿见！(See you soon!)
Iconic Awards 2013
A Best of Best and five winners
On 7 October the prize-giving ceremony of the Iconic Awards took place in Munich for the first time, to coincide with ExpoReal. And we managed to take six awards home with us, including the Best of Best award in the Hospitality category for our client WakuWaku. The 2012 Brunner trade fair stand, DER SPIEGEL canteen, the Palace of International Forums Uzbekistan, Schorndorf Town Hall and Belfry Tashkent also came away as winners in their categories.
Opening of the Sedorama showroom
Of flying chairs and floating tables
Last week saw the ceremonial opening of the Sedorama showroom in Schönbühl, Switzerland. In an exhibition space covering almost 2000 m2, contract furniture manufacturers Brunner presented their high-quality product range to visitors – on the wall, in the air, and piled high.
Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany 2013
Silver for Brunner trade fair stand
Our trade fair stand for Brunner trade fair stand won silver in the Communications Design category of the 2013 Designpreis der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany). This distinction means that we have won a Federal Design Award for projects undertaken for our client Brunner for the second time in a row. And that makes us very, very proud.
First mock-ups of the interior
As the outer shell of this new shopping centre approaches completion, we’ve put together the first mock-ups of the interior. If you want to know how the new mall will look from inside, take a peek at our renderings at the GERBER website.
red dot communication design award
Four red dots for our studio
Restaurant & Bar Design Awards
The restaurant chain relaunch was a great success. And with its shortlist nomination in the category »Europe Restaurant«, WakuWaku has been picked up by a design prize for the first time. The winners will be announced at an award ceremony in London on 12 September.
European Design Awards 2013
Bronze for Point of Soul 2
We’re very excited about receiving bronze for the second edition of our magazine Point of Soul. It’s also the first time our studio has been given an award at the EDAwards.
Design Prize of the Federal Republic of Germany
Berlin, Berlin, we’re going to Berlin!
Design Week Awards
Brunner is category winner
Our trade stand won the »Exhibition Design« category at the Design Week Awards in London. The jury commented: ›It uses the signage system in a visually arresting way to attract the audience and reflects the modularity and possibilities of the product.‹
Art Directors Club – ADC Award
Two Silver Nails for our trade stands
Exhibit Design Awards
Edge and Gold
The award itself has been around for 27 years, but this is something new: Two of our trade stands received the two highest awards »Edge« and »Gold«, just like in 2011. And like last year, our Brunner stand, this time the 2012 version, was awarded the most prestigious award, the Edge Award. Gold went to Janoschka.
not guilty Zürich
New branch opens
On 12 April our project team enjoyed a small gathering before the main event on the 13th: the opening, that is, of the first not guilty branch to boast our new corporate architecture. If you’re in Zurich, make sure you check out the design at not guilty while enjoying one of their delicious salads. Address: Badenerstr. 29.