Repiroue awarded Red Dot for Product Design 2016

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21 April 2017
Okamura's Repiroue perching stool collection.

UCI is happy to announce that the perching stool Repiroue, has won a Red Dot Design Award 2016 for the category of Product Design.

The Red Dot Design Award is sponsored by The Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen (Nordrhein Westfalen Design Center), holding this annual award event since 1955. The Red Dot has been seen as one of the largest and the most authoritative design awards in the world. With three categories of Product Design, Design Concept, and Communication Design, a nearly record-breaking 5,200 items were entered from 57 countries in 2016.

Repiroue by Okamura is a collection of high stools and chairs, which include simply designed yet highly functional stools and high chairs that incorporate into any active office environments. The height-adjustable perching stool is perfect for perching posture, combining the benefits of both standing and sitting. Repiroue acquired the award in recognition of innovation, functionalitiesand quality, as well as the ergonomic aspects of the product.

About Red Dot Award:
All of the jurors are experts who are qualified designers, university professors or specialist journalists from a wide variety of countries. The decision-making process is based on different assessment criteria that combine to provide a guiding framework for the jury members. Because of their different backgrounds and experience, they consciously take the special intercultural aspects of design into account in their evaluation.

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