IMM COLOGNE 2020
Stylepark Selected imm cologne 2020
In 2020 the Stylepark jury has once again carefully studied all the new product releases at imm cologne before the fair opens its doors to the public, and those judged the most successful have been honored with the Stylepark Selected Award. We believe: You most definitely shouldn’t miss these products when you visit the fair. Among other things, the jury’s selection covers the theme of “outdoors”, which is becoming increasingly important at imm cologne and to which this year’s “Das Haus – Interiors on Stage” is dedicated, as well as the current trend toward microliving.
Jury statement: These days, exterior spaces receive a great amount of attention when it comes to design and are now truly on a par with interiors. With its “Petra” outdoor wash basin Agape now offers a wash space suitable for use in the garden that boasts an ultramodern design.
Jury statement: The “DS-175” sofa by Patrick Norguet for de Sede exhibits immense formal discipline, thus providing an ideal stage for the luxuriously treated leather used for the upholstery. Norguet skillfully combines classical and contemporary elements in a design that appears as modern as it is classical.
Jury statement: Hey-Sign describes its new “Welle” product as a “ceiling object”: a combination between an acoustic element and a luminaire. The ring made from pleated woolen felt certainly does have an artistic vibe.
Jury statement: Berlin-based designer Hanne Willmann, Creative Director at Interlübke, designed “Levi” for the company – a coat rack, mirror, and three-dimensional wall object in one. This makes “Levi” an effective means for combatting bleak hallways.
Jury statement: In the shape of “Taru” Sebastian Herkner has created an entirely seamless sofa. Its compact measurements mean it can be used in small spaces, while the attractive backrest ensures it even looks great when placed in the middle of the room.
Jury statement: In the form of “Pal” Enzo Sundermann and Wladimir Rommel have created a modestly dimensioned shelf for Müller Small Living that may be assembled without tools and easily extended by adding further shelves.
Jury statement: The designers at Pool draw on the tradition of the gaming table with the top of their new “Tavla” table featuring inlays. However, it is not meant for games but as a dining table – and thanks to the extension mechanism allows for parties of up to 10 persons.
Jury statement: The boys and girls at MUT Design created the “Aspa” table specially for their “House” masterminded for this year’s imm cologne. The table thrives on its highly textured glass which takes on all manner of different appearances owing to the underlying structure.
Jury statement: Ferréol Babin has inserted irregularly cut marble shelves into a frame made of beautifully finished glass for his “Brut” shelving system, in this way enhancing the effect of the two materials: The glass seems more refined and fragile, the stone harder, heavier, and more primordial.
Jury statement: The first sofa bed launched by bed and mattress manufacturers Schramm is the brainchild of Cologne design duo Kaschkasch. Florian Kallus and Sebastian Schneider have created a simple folding mechanism for the luxurious Schramm mattresses with in order to create a down-to-earth yet beautiful sofa.
Jury statement: Luca Nichetto allowed himself to be inspired by the graphic ornamentation of the Vienna Secession for the collection “Paradise Bird” by Wittmann. The ladder-like metal backrests that prop up his sofas and armchairs are an unmistakable and highly original take on the work of Josef Hoffmann and his colleagues.