for the SCHOTT CERAN® DESIGN AWARDS 2017 competition, hundreds of applicants from across the world submitted to designboom their ideas on how to bring glass-ceramic to the future. using the acronym FUSICS, the german-based world market leader in glass-ceramic cooktop panels asked people to take into consideration function, urbanism, sustainability, illumination, connectivity and social experience.


we are delighted to announce the three winners that were selected by a panel of 10 world-renowned creative jurors and that demonstrated innovation, quality, practical value and creativity following the specific guidelines in the call-for-entry.



and the winners are…



1st place jury award

vesta 4.0

by max neustadt, germany



2nd place jury award

the cooking table II

by moritz putzier, germany



3rd place jury award

leveled induction cooktop

by jaewan choi, south korea



SCHOTT special award

by jun li, usa


honorable mentions


wireless kitchen
by georg panther and florian schwab, germany


by philipp schaake, germany


by gregorio palmieri, italy


universal cooking
by boon-chiou tan, japan


by aziz belkharmoudi, morocco



the winners and finalists will be on show in london so make sure you don’t miss out:


london design fair at old truman brewery
21 – 24 september 2017
stand no. 8, ground floor



additionally, SCHOTT has decided to give the 30 finalists the chance for an additional award – the people’s choice award, which will be voted from the visitors during the london design fair. the winner of the people’s choice award will be announced on their facebook channel on sunday, 24th september after 4pm.


congratulations to the three winners and thank you to all the participants who took part and submitted their designs!