Do not miss our special. Click here


Glass Industry News

AGC Wins “Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016”

, AGC Asahi Glass

AGC Asahi Glass (AGC), a world-leading manufacturer of glass, chemicals and high- tech materials, announces that its glass installation “ Amorphous” presented at Milan Design Week 2016 has won this year’s Red Dot Design Award in the category of Communication Design.

The Red Dot Design Award is a globally renowned design competition, and AGC’s Amorphous has been selected for the spatial communication category of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2016. Milan Design Week is a world’s largest design event held ever y April in Italy. In the second year of participation this year, AGC recreated an amorphous molecu lar structure of glass in a model one billion times its actual size, using approximately 5,000 pieces of various thin, chemically strengthened glass.

The spatial design and lighting were done by NOSIGNER and Izumi Okayasu, respectiv ely. The gigantic glass installation showcased various thin, chemically strengthened glass, including glass that reflects light just li ke mirror, that clearly shows the scenery on the other side, and that changes colors depending on the viewing angle. It allowed the audience to experience a “light, flexible and expressive” glass world that demonstrates the future possibilities of glass.

Under the management policy, AGC plus , the AGC Group will continue to expand the possibilities of glass use into various new fields, in addition to architectural, automotive glass applications, and offer new value and functions around the world. *1 Red Dot Design Award The Red Dot Design Award is organized by th e Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen in Germ any. It is awarded in three categories: Product Design, Communication Design and Design Concept.

The Communication Design ca tegory is further divided into 21 fields, including corporate design, brand design advertising, and sp atial communication, and assessed under the following evaluation criteria. Criteria examples: Quality of design and aesthetics, clarity of design concept, the implementation and the chosen medium, functionality, originality, recognition, communication of messages and impacts given to the target group, etc.

Red Dot Design Award website : http://en.red-dot.org

, AGC Asahi Glass

News material on the Site is copyright and belongs to the Company or to its third party news provider, and all rights are reserved. Any User who accesses such material may do so only for its own personal use, and the use of such material is at the sole risk of the User. Redistribution or other commercial exploitation of such news material is expressly prohibited. Where such news material is provided by a third party, each User agrees to observe and be bound by the specific terms of use applying to such news material. We do not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any of the info contained in any news or external websites referred to in the news.

Should the content or the design of these sites violate third parties rights or legal prescriptions, we kindly ask you to send us a respective message without invoice or cost. We guarantee that passages where the claim is considered as justified will be removed immediately, without any necessity to involve any lawyer into this issue. We will reject any claim caused by submission of a honorary note in this regard without any prior contact and confirmation of the issueby us and we reserve the right ssue counter claim ourselves because of violation of aforesaid conditions.



Info Grid

Glass studies

Updated worldwide glass study 2020

plants.glassglobal.com

Updated hollow glass study 2020

Request more information

Updated float glass study 2020

Request more information

Company Profile



Updated worldwide glass market study 2020 available now for flat, container glass and tableware

We have updated our international studies on flat glass, container glass and tableware for 2020.

This unique software provides a global overview about glass producers and technical details. Easy to use and clear tables summarize information and data about glass makers such as: Glass types: flat glass, container glass, tableware, production capacities in regions and countries, number of furnaces, furnace types, year of construction, glass types and sub-types, products, project information, special news and downloads.

Further databases supplying demoscopic data and import and export data complete the market survey. Based on these data, prepare individual country profiles with information about local production capacities, local market sizes and expected demand in the future.

Request your offer via plants.glassglobal.com.

Updated Hollow glass study 2020

X

Updated Float glass study 2020

X