Red Dot Award 2016 for FAKRO’s DEF Thermal Skylight

We are delighted to inform you that FAKRO's DEF U6 flat roof thermo-insulated skylight is a winner of the 2016 Red Dot Product Design Award. The Red Dot Product Design Award is an international product design and communication design prize awarded by Design Zentrum in Essen, Germany. Beginning in 1955, the Award is one of the most valued trophies in the field of product design.

This year's panel chose from a record number of entries, totaling over 5200 products from 57 countries. A panel of independent designers, outstanding professors and journalists made up the 41 jury members.

The DEF flat roof window combines innovative technical solutions with a contemporary minimalistic design. Smooth finishing details make the DEF skylight a dependable addition to not only the skylight family but design projects from all over the world. Ample natural light, high thermal insulation performance, advanced automatic controls and a sophisticated design make this skylight a new customer favorite.

The “Oscar of Design” award presented to FAKRO also reflects the company's attention to product quality and design. As a global company, FAKRO introduces ground-breaking products and solutions aimed at enhancing functionality and ease-of-use. Over 100 engineers in FAKRO's R&D Department have already filed over 140 patent applications. Their investment in innovation and design leads to successes such as Red Dot Design Award.

We are proud to share this news with you and we believe that this award confirms our thesis – world class and the highest quality combined with a splendid design brings the expected success, commented Sławomir Gawlik, FAKRO Group's Marketing Director.

Previous years winning companies include Porsche, Samsung, ABB, Nokia Corporation and BMW Group.