Internationally renowned and headquarted in Essen, Germany, the Red Dot design competition has been awarding products for good design and innovation for more than 60 years. This year, manufacturers and designers from around the globe were invited to enter their products to be judged by a jury of 40 independent designers, design professors and special journalists. The 2017 competition received more than 5,500 entries from a total of 54 countries.
“The launch of ARTONA was an extremely iconic moment for BLANCO and to see it receive such astounding recognition with the Red Dot award is a great honor,” states Tim Maicher, Marketing Director for BLANCO. “Liveable faucets like the ARTONA are such an essential addition to kitchen design and to win an award within a competition that is so heavily focused on design and innovation shows just how special the BLANCO ARTONA really is.”
The BLANCO ARTONA® faucet with pull-down spray is offered in a variety of dual finishes to coordinate with BLANCO’s SILGRANIT® colors as well as full chrome and stainless models. The ARTONA offers both kitchen and bar/prep models and also has different spray models for water conservation.