on december 9th, the 2017 china red star design award ceremony was held on the theme of ‘design makes life better’, at the beijing tianqiao art center. the ceremony invited experts and scholars of the MIIT, SEAC, beijing municipal party committee propaganda department, beijing municipal science and technology commission, more than a dozen units and leadership in the field of design, industry organisation, design parks, research institutes and universities, design companies, media and business representatives and award-winning designers — nearly 800 people attended the event. beijing municipal science and technology commission deputy inspector liu hui gave in his speech on full play to the design strategy of technological innovation transformation, relying on brand communication and cultural activities, and actively developing new formats, stimulating endogenous power industry, fostering the development of new energy, promoting beijing as a technology innovation center with global influence.
the china red star design award ceremony
china red star design award was established in 2006 by the support of beijing science and technology commission. in twelve years, always following the principle ‘fair, justice, commonweal, high level and internationalisation’, attracting a total of 33 countries and regions, more than 5700 enterprises participating, nearly 50 thousand products, it has become the world’s largest and most representative and internationally influential design award, known as the oscars of china’s design. in 2017, the number of participants reached a record high of 10,000, making the china red star design award world’s most prestigious industrial design award for four consecutive years. this year, the organisation received 1,0044 product reviews from 2,313 companies. in 2012, beijing formally joined the unesco global creative city network and was awarded the title of ‘the city of design’. china red star design award is a landmark activity in the beijing city of design. the establishment of the award has played a very important role in promoting the development of chinese design industry.
best of the best
regarding the characteristics of products, this year’s red star awards show three notable features. the first is making a large compound, leading enterprises and multinational enterprises together, there are CRRC, COMAC and other industry leaders, including CAST, CIAE, school of life sciences, tsinghua university, and multinational companies such as siemens, harman kardon and hundreds of medical enterprises. secondly, technological innovation has become a significant sign, and intelligent products have sprung up. nearly half of the products evaluated this year are related to smart city, intelligent manufacturing, smart home and other fields. for example, the seven axis cooperative robot, such as the first commercial 5G wireless communication equipment in the world, and the technical barriers to the key parts such as the servo motor, the precision reducer and so on. the third is the science and technology integration creating culture creativity, such as li ning 13 lightweight shoes, using traditional brocade and the appearance of china kesi technology, to meet the different functional requirements.
gold prize – beverly drinking machine
the products are mainly household appliances, and at present include all aspects of production and life, such as high level technology, precision manufacturing, life creation, AI. product design is also about the purely outward appearance and the integrated materials, processes, functions and services, which fully reflects the diversification and applicability of china’s industrial design integration innovation. the 12 years have not only witnessed the development of the design, but also the development of china. the red star design award products are now more diversified, and more high-tech, such as high-speed rail and large aircraft, all reflect the important development of our country in all aspects.
gold prize – proton therapy system
‘the number of 10000 pieces or the high level of design don’t matter. we see the chinese design pushing the transformation of ‘made in china’ into ‘chinese creation’. world design is concerned about china’s leadership, and the chinese design represented by the red star design award is remarkable. this will also lead the rest of the world to focus on innovation, design and creativity, and improve the quality of life’, commented mukandi rita, the president of the world design organization. promoting the integration of traditional culture and scientific and technological innovation, beijing has a profound historical culture and rich scientific and technological resources, which provide a rich soil for the development of the design industry. since the establishment of the award, china has always been committed to integrating traditional culture and modern technology into design, creating more high-quality products that are more suitable for people’s needs.
gold prize – cowarobot R1
‘tea feelings’ is the ‘second language of lao she teahouse’ gift products, is to show the enterprise culture of representing products, inadvertently, silently passing special feelings in front of the tea ’emotion’; chinese chess, according to the form of simplified and abstract puzzle stereo design, vivid and interesting. these products are classic representatives of chinese traditional culture. designers use design to integrate traditional culture into products, and give them new era elements, which promote transformation and upgrading of traditional enterprises and continuously meet people’s needs for high quality design products. it is reported that nearly half of the review works this year are related to the fields of intelligent city, intelligent manufacturing, intelligent home and so on. the digital science and technology museum service system designed by software center of CAS, is achieved for the first time at the virtual exhibition and unlimited expansion exhibition content; rococo design will apply the new face recognition algorithm to the intelligent biometric terminals, cutting-edge technology to boost the transformation of the results of the application. these products are the latest achievements in the field of science and technology innovation in china. they integrate artificial intelligence, biometrics and other cutting-edge technologies. they are important achievements in building an innovative country in china. it is worth mentioning that the evaluation of high and new technology and advanced manufacturing enterprises has also become another bright spot.
gold prize – U1
among them, the national and local’s high-tech enterprises accounted for 22% of the number of the listed companies. participating products will include the domestic ARJ regional jet with independent intellectual property rights; serbian electric locomotive project of china’s first single in line with european standards TSI macedonian EMU and export the belt and road along the country; ZTE represents the world’s highest level of 5G high frequency communication base stations and other high-tech products. the red star design award has tried to implement the requirements of ‘the main body of technological innovation’ to the actual work of product selection, and become an important platform to stimulate technological innovation and create a whole society’s innovation atmosphere. in addition, in the red star design award participating works on the era theme ‘design makes life better’ get a comprehensive interpretation, ’23 square meters LOFE’ equipped with 3 design modules of the intelligent system, realize the free change of the switching between the living room and dining room, a gym, reflecting that ‘the house is used for living’; ‘robot trunk’ integrated RF tracking technology, laser ranging, obstacle avoidance and navigation technology, artificial intelligence technology to form module, realizes the automatic following and obstacle avoidance function, release your hands, to enhance the efficiency of travel.
gold prize – ultra thin urinal
chairman of the strategic advisory committee of china industrial design association and chairman of china design red star award committee zhu tao said: ‘red star award as international influence reflects the chinese design forming ‘china manufacturing’ transforming into ‘china creation’, continue to show the ‘china creation’ confidence and unique charm at the same time, also led to the development of the city and improving people’s livelihood. the emergence of ‘beijing power’ in the field of design as a national center for innovation in science and technology, beijing has gained a lot in the red star design awards in the past years. there are more than 50 beijing award-winning enterprises this year, with more than 70 award winning products, accounting for 21.6% and 20.8% respectively. among the enterprises in beijing, 37% of the enterprises are high and new technology enterprises, which embodies the remarkable technological innovation advantages of beijing. this year, the highest prize of the red star design award is ‘the highest gold medal’. the cattle electric vehicle m1, submitted by beijing niudian technology co., ltd., won the title. in addition, the ‘mi home laser projection TV’ designed by feng mi (beijing) technology co., ltd. and xiaomi eco chain industrial design team has won the ‘proton therapy system’. a product of the red star design award gold medal, was designed by beijing chi chi. thise award-winning products lead the trend of life, greatly change the user’s experience, and bring convenience to people’s life.
gold prize – xiaomi mijia electric scooter
according to reports, from the participating companies, products, innovation and development of enterprises in beijing have significant advantage, such as: the dawn of the cloud server, is the world’s first billion level concurrent cloud server; for terahertz time-domain spectroscopy of public safety monitoring field, an international frontier science and technology; near infrared fluorescence imaging system for minimally invasive surgery beijing precision digital medical technology company research and development, integration of the top technology of current medical and optical fields. the development, transformation and application of a large number of cutting-edge technology highlight the role of beijing as the innovation leader of the national center for scientific and technological innovation. in beijing ’13th five-year’ period strengthens the national science and technology innovation center construction plan, puts forward to combine cultural functions of the city center and the national science and technology innovation center, focusing on design industry and design their own ascension to promote two aspects of industry, driven by a number of breakthroughs in key generic technologies and results of application, cultivating a number of design services and cultural leader in science and technology. ‘ow, the ‘power of beijing’ in the chinese red star award has been formed, and has become the leader of the innovation of the integration of science, technology and culture. beijing ‘city of design’ development policy proposed to integrate into the global innovation design network and promote the design of beijing to the world. beijing proposed to build the cultural center, international exchange center, science and technology innovation center, in the construction of a global influence of science and technology innovation center journey, reflecting the technological and cultural integration — the worlds increasingly influential chinese design red star design award, is one of the main contributors.
cold prize – xiaomi MIX
in the face of the major contradictions in the new era and the changes in the consumption demand, the people need higher quality products and services. as an important link in the development of innovation, design has played a core role in improving the aesthetic, performance and quality of products. this year’s winners, ‘home ROBOT’ as a modern home furnishing housekeeper robot intelligent appliances, with cleansing, wet air, interactive entertainment and other functions; vatti flip furnace head range brings innovation to the gas market, provides a clever solution and scientific practical problems. ‘many products close to people’s daily life, through the design method to solve the outstanding problems of the society, greatly improve the quality of life’, said the audience. many participating products not only show the new country clothing, home furnishing, intelligent sharing cycling, cultural tourism and other emerging consumer products for people, but also boost the chinese to fly, chinese high-speed rail as the representative of the chinese brand building and communication. while enhancing the creativity of enterprises, design is also continuously providing new supply, meeting new needs, and creating a better yearning for the future happy life for the people. 12 years of rebirth is not only the summary harvest period of the award, but also the start stage of upgrading Beijing’s design ability, expanding the international influence of beijing design brand, and promoting the transformation. on the road to the future, red star design award will continue to play a leading role in the demonstration, to lead and promote the development of design industry with new development concept, promote supply-side reform through design, give full play to the transformation of design achievements in scientific and technological innovation, continuously improving the quality of products, promoting industrial upgrading and quality and efficiency improvement. beijing is in a critical period to accelerate the construction of technology innovation center, cultural center. chinese red star design award will promote the cultural integration of science and technology, an important starting point to promote the transformation of scientific and technological achievements, will promote the globalization of design in beijing, and actively explore new areas, continuing to integrate into the global innovation network, creating an open, inclusive and shared international design award to promote the brand, interactive facility design and the chinese design, and practice the concept of ‘better’ design for life.
silver prize – chanqi GS 8
silver prize – micro single V1 lithium folding bicycle
silver prize – butler robot
silver prize – mijia panoramic camera
silver prize – baby incubator
silver prize – rehabilitation therapy vehicle
silver prize – light series washing machine
the exhibition of china red star design award
the exhibition of china red star design award
the exhibition of china red star design award
launching ceremony of china red star design award
chairman of the strategic advisory committee of china industrial design association and chairman of china design red star award committee zhu tao
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