Nordeon’s Baldur Crowned In The 28th Annual GIO Awards
Nordeon’s Led Light Line System – Baldur has been honoured at the star-studded ceremony of the 28th Annual GIO Awards that took place on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at the Dutch Cacao Factory in Helmond, The Netherlands. The GIO Awards are the leading Good Industrial Design (Goed Industrieel Ontwerp-GIO) Awards recognizing design excellence in The Netherlands. The jury, which nominates and selects The GIO Awards Winners, is comprised of an independent panel of industrial design experts, chaired by Wim Poelman, and further comprising Andre Rotte, Liesbeth Bonekamp and Johan Venneman.
Àngels Cornellana Morros, CMO Nordeon: ‘We are proud that our Baldur has earned such a prestigious Dutch Design Award. As the inventors of the light line system, with more than 40 years’ experience, and with the insights from design agency VanBerlo, we’ve created an unbeatable third generation light line system, specially designed for LED. Baldur, named after the Nordic God of Light and Beauty, has an attractive aesthetical design, is number one in adaptability, and provides the best light for every application (industry, retail, and office). Our solution offers a unique 2 years payback time always with German quality’.
Design & development director Roelof van Driel: ‘VanBerlo is proud to have contributed to the innovative, modular LED lighting system from Nordeon. The design team helped the client to develop a versatile lighting solution with a distinctive, state-of-the-art design’. According to Van Driel, during the design process special attention was paid to the use and ease of installation of the system.