Gerätebau Felix Schulte GmbH & Co. KG

Saltego nominated for German Design Award 2014



Saltego, the new furniture brand from Gerätebau Felix Schulte GmbH & Co. KG in Warstein, has been nominated for the German Design Award 2014, an international premium prize, in the category - working spaces.

The award is presented by the German Design Council, a prestigious institution that has been working for 60 years with the German design culture. The jury is of the opinion that saltego, with all details, has a very striking and convincing design

International cooperation

Saltego is a collaboration from the Dutch Desing studio grappa design approach, an international alliance between the Dutch design office Klaaysen Design and the German design office, Warda Design. Bert Klaaysen was responsible for the design of the table and Rolf Warda for the material and design management.

Ergonomic workplace
Saltego was designed with the goal of creating an ergonomic workplace that goes beyond pure functionality. The table provides 270 degree free leg room, is height adjustable from 64 to 125 cm and the table top provides up to a 7 degree tilt function.

Sustainable Design
Functionality with modern design and high quality materials makes Saltego an inspiring workplace. Ideal for IT Controllers, creative professionals or other working environments that are staffed around the clock.

Award ceremony and presentation
Whether Saltego will be among the finalists will be announced in October 2013. The official award ceremony will take place in February 2014. The Saltego program consisting of Control, Work, Trade and Form, will be presented on the 26 October 2013 at the Centre for Contemporary Culture (ACEC) in Apeldoorn in the Netherlands.


Background information for editors:

Gerätebau Felix Schulte GmbH & Co. KG
Rangestrasse 48,


The equipment manufacturer Gerätebau Felix Schulte (GFS) was established in 1947 and is an innovative company that offers its customers high quality and individual workplace solutions. As of 1954, the company was recognized as the world's leading manufacturer of the brand Planilux, famous for high-quality X-ray film viewers and accessories for the medtech market.

Brands: ELTRONO and saltego.

For more information: www.gfs-warstein.com

Note to editors:

For more information, please contact:

Gerätebau Felix Schulte GmbH & Co. KG

Mrs Maria Neuweiler
Managing Director
T. +49 (0) 2902 9713-30
Email: neuweiler@gfs-warstein.com


About the German Design Award

The German Design Award, is the premium prize from the German Design Council and is not identical to the Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany tendered by the German Ministry of Economics and Technology.

The German Design Council was founded as a foundation in 1953 by decree of the German Federal Parliament at the initiative of the German Parliament. It supports the business world in all aspects of design and is one of the world’s leading centers of expertise on design. The German Design Council repeatedly champions good design through its competitions, exhibitions, conferences, seminars and publications.