On 24 October 2016, the "German Design Award 2017" followed, which is presented by the German Design Council, the German brand and design authority. His mission from the highest level: to represent the German design scene. Founded as a foundation in 1953 on the initiative of the German Bundestag, it supports business in consistently achieving brand value through design. This makes the German Design Council one of the world's leading competence centres for communication and brand management in the field of
Design. In the Special Mention category, works that show particularly successful design solutions are honoured.