One of the great winners of the Red Dot Design Award 2009 is Deutsche Steinzeug who carried off three prizes with their ceramic tile series Reflex and Vision of the brand Agrob Buchtal and Natural Glamour of the brand Jasba.
The surface of Reflex comes in four modular formats, 60x60, 15x60, 10x60 and 30x30 cm, and is characterized by structures resembling organic tissue. Depending on the incidence of light, alternating matt-gloss reflections occur which convey an impression of motion. With its two decoration elements in metallic look (15x60 cm) and three colours (black, white, wengé brown) various attractive combinations can be realized. The Vision surface with its filigree relief is reminiscent of fine stress marks on iron, wood, concrete or asphalt. The tile comes in four colours (black, white, wengé brown, anthracite) and three modular formats
(45x90, 30x90, 15x90 cm). The decoration element (15x90 cm) with its metal gleam perfectly complements the series. Reflex and Vision are predestined for representative areas. Both series are provided with the Protecta surface upgrading making them easy to clean.
Jasba’s Natural Glamour offers great scope for personal expression. Prefabricated mosaic strips are a typical characteristic of the series. This originally plain stylistic element turns into decoration: by the subtle variation of the direction or width of the strip, surfaces can be given rhythm and structure with simplest means. The interaction of details, surface and format in a variety of colours permits many creative options giving every room an individual touch.