Tuesday, 04. April 2017

RAL COLORCATCH NANO awarded in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017

RAL COLOURS has been awarded in the internationally renowned Red Dot Award: Product Design as Winner 2017 in the category of industry and handcraft for the outstanding design of the colour measuring device RAL COLORCATCH NANO. The award for the Red Dot Design Award, the "Red Dot", is the revered international seal of outstanding design quality. The award has been organized in its origins since 1955 by the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen and is one of the best-respected design competitions in the world.

Innovation, formal quality, functionality and ecological compatibility are just some of the criteria on which the decision is based. The international Red Dot jury bestows the quality seal only on products which set themselves apart with their good design from comparable objects on the market.

"For RAL COLOURS the Red Dot Award is the second renowned design prize this year, together with the German Design Award. This shows that our strategy of combining sophisticated instruments for modern and creative colour design with high-quality design pays off", says Markus Frentrop, Head of RAL COLOURS.

This year, the independent and international Red Dot jury received numerous submissions from a total of 54 countries. So, the Red Dot Award: Product Design stands for one of the most renowned evaluation methods for good design and innovation.


RAL is the global language of colours. RAL offers colour users a varied range of precise colour samples with the colour collections RAL CLASSIC and RAL EFFECT as well as the RAL DESIGN system. The RAL colours palette comprises a total of 2,328 shades. RAL COLOURS products extend from colour fans, plastic standards and software to colour scheme and trend books.


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