Invacare® Aquatec® Kogia wins prestigious design award


Invacare® Aquatec® Kogia wins prestigious design award

The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design; and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies, have honoured the outstanding design of the Invacare Aquatec Kogia with a 2016 GOOD DESIGN® Award.

The design team behind the award winning bath-lifter are:

  • Aurélie Lauret - Industrial Designer
  • Priscilla Prioulet - Industrial Designer
  • Anne Kristin Klockow – Research and Development
  • Kathrin König – Research and Development
  • Michael Kimmerie – Research and Development

All products entered for an award are evaluated based on quality, design, function and aesthetics. By winning this award, it shows Invacare are commitment to innovation and superior design quality.

“Invacare is honoured to have been awarded with this prestigious award. Good Design symbolises exactly what this bath-lifter stands for; quality, robustness and safety.” said Silke Kustermann, Group Product Manager at Invacare.
“When designing the Aquatec Kogia, the criteria was to enhance the ergonomics of the seat, make it comfortable for the user and ensure smooth and elegant lines. This was challenging but the team achieved it and winning this award resonated the work that went into it” stated Aurélie Lauret, Industrial Design Manager EMEA.
About the Award
GOOD DESIGN is the world’s most recognised and oldest Design Awards program arranged annually by The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design, in cooperation with the European Centre for Architecture, Art, Design and Urban Studies. It is an international symbol showing a company’s firm commitment to innovation and superior design embodiment. All products awarded with a Good Design award are available to see in the Museum's Permanent Design Collection, which is frequently exhibited throughout the United States and also internationally.
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