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                                                                           February, 18th 2010    Date
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Excellent design                                                                Lothar Kiesche    Contact
Good Design Award for Schimmel                                                 0531 / 8018-134    Phone
C 116 Modern                                                                   0531 / 8018-163    Fax

                                                                                                  Wilhelm Schimmel
                                                                                                  Pianofortefabrik GmbH i.I.

                                                                                                  Friedrich-Seele-Straße 20
                                                                                                  38122 Braunschweig
“Less is more” – that is how the Schimmel piano C 116 Modern makes a firm statement. Its          Germany
straightforward and pure design has already been awarded several times. In December, the
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model won the American Good Design Award, which is conferred by the Chicago Athenaeum:
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Museum of Architecture and Design and the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and
Urban Studies.                                                                          

The award belongs to the oldest and most renowned design prizes and it rewards contemporary,
innovative designs. A judging panel consisting of distinguished design professionals, leading
industry specialists, and exponents of the design press annually elects products, which set new   Hannes Schimmel-Vogel
benchmarks in form, function and aesthetics. Last year, the museum received a new maximum
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number of submissions.
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The awarded Schimmel piano C 116 Modern captivates with its simple and minimalistic design. In    Ust.-IdNr.: DE 114876748

manufacturing the C 116, new production techniques and materials were applied. Aluminum
forms a contrast to the polished high-gloss finish and highlights the instrument’s essential
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elements.                                                                                         BLZ       270 400 80
The C 116 Modern has already obtained the treasured reddot award in 2008 and was nominated        Konto     5 352 091
for the Designpreis Bundesrepublik Deutschland in 2009.                                           IBAN      DE39 2704 0080
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                                                                                                  Dipl.-Kfm. Joachim Schmitz

                                                                                                  Immengarten 2
                                                                                                  38104 Braunschweig

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