Bremen, Germany, 2017-05-04 – German Designer Jannis Ellenberger wins European Product Design Award in Gold in the category Home Interior Products / Bedroom Furniture. International Jury selected Nordic Space Bed as Gold winner for high design quality and considering ecological aspects.
The European Product Design Award honours the best in the product design globally with the goal of advancing the appreciation of design worldwide. The Designs of the Year 2017 were announced at the EU Parliament on April 12th.
Bestselling design in USA
Initially designed for Chicago based brand CB2 so-called Drommen Bed quickly became a bestseller in United States and was finally introduced in fall 2016 for European mattress sizes handcrafted in Germany as part of the designer’s new Nordic Space Furniture Collection. Available for all standard mattress sizes, Nordic Space Bed provides high comfort with upholstered headboards – not only when sleeping but also with soft backrests when reading or sharing breakfast on sunday morning…
Low climate impact
Ellenberger focuses on ecological aspects and manufactures the bed in solid oak wood with natural oiled finish and linen/cotton upholstery fabric. Locally produced in South Germany – Oberfranken, a region with a strong tradition in fabrication of furniture – ellenberger uses timber cut in nearby forests which have been operated sustainably for generations. Avoiding any unnecessary transportation ellenberger aims to keep climate footprint as low as possible and delivers the furniture directly from production plant to final customers all over Europe.
Designer runs two companies
In 2006 Jannis Ellenberger established a studio for product- and interior design in Bremen, Germany, which offers design services to manufacturing companies worldwide. Next to his work as a designer he realized an own furniture collection in 2013: ellenberger furniture can be purchased in the designer’s own exclusive online shop and are sold to select retailers in Europe.
Nordic Space Furniture Collection
Nordic Space Bed
solid oak, oiled and waxed, linen/cotton fabric (various colours), available for mattress sizes 160 / 180 / 200 x 200 cm
dimensions: L x W x H: 230 x 173 x 82 cm, individual sizes on request
launched in september 2016, price: eur 2.180,-
Jannis Ellenberger, Bremen, Germany
Torsten Anders Wellness- und Möbelmanufaktur GmbH, Germany
Alexander Fanslau, Bremen, Germany
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