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Awards

     

Red Dot Design Award

Antique stringed instruments showcased in a modern, avant-garde design — our daring new corporate identity departs from the prevailing stereotypes of our trade. In addition to many favourable responses from our customers and business partners, we received a very special honour in December 2010: two of the internationally renowned Red Dot Design awards. The jury of this highly prestigious contest, whose awards are considered a seal of quality for premium design, awarded one prize for our corporate design and another prize for two related postcard motifs from a series of stylish greeting cards that can be sent for free from our website at: E-Card.


MfG Award Shortlist

Our instruments are delivered in packaging and with business letters in the Corilon style, for which we received yet another honour in 2010 in addition to the Red Dot awards for our corporate design and two postcard motifs. The Bundesverband Druck und Medien (bvdm), the German Printing and Media Industries Federation, nominated our new look for the 2010 MfG Award. The high-powered jury named Corilon’s office stationery as one of the 17 best-designed in Germany.


MBPW Nomination - Development Stage

Our enthusiasm for historic stringed instruments and the appreciation we express in the way we select, restore and present them form the core of the business idea for which Corilon violins was honoured in the MBPW. The MBPW was founded by a coalition of businesses, universities and research institutions to support innovative companies during their start-up phase.


New arrivals in our catalogue
  • Good Schönbach viola, Ferdinand Fischer, 1935
  • Charles Louis Bazin: fine and powerful French cello bow (certificate J.-F. Raffin)
  • TONALLY IMPROVED: Contemporary Italian violin, Gianni Norcia, Bologna
  • TONALLY IMPROVED: Contemporary Italian master violin, Virgilio Cremonini, 2012
  • Nicolò Gagliano, 1762: Fine Neapolitanian violin (certificate J. & A. Beare)
  • Lothar Seifert, German master violin bow, silver
  • English master violin no. 50 by George Hudson
  • Old Czech violin full of character, made in the Italian style, c.1900
  • 3/4 - German student violin, Saxony, 1950ies
  • Old French violin, J.T.L. - Jerome Thibouville-Lamy
  • Markneukirchen violin by Meinel & Herold, "Künstler-Violine Nr. 20", Guarnerius model
  • Interesting modern violin by Beare & Son, Beijing 1995
  • Albert Nürnberger: Powerful silver mounted violin bow
  • Giuseppe Lucci, fine Italian viola, Rome 1967 (certificate Eric Blot)
  • Mario Bedocchi, fine Italian viola (certificate by Eric Blot)
  • Fine Italian viola by Marcello Martinenghi, 1949 (certificate Eric Blot)
  • François Fent, a fine historic French viola of the late 18th century (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
  • Aldo Zani, fine contemporary Italian viola
  • Stefano Conia, , Modern Italian viola, Cremona 1985 (certificate Stefano Conia)
  • Fine Italian viola, Umberto Lanaro, Padova (certificate Robert Bein)
  • Fine viola, Mittenwald, approximately 1800
  • Baroque viola in original condition, Mittenwald, approx. 1800 (certificate Christian Lijsen)
  • From the estate of Prof. Günter Szkokan: Fine viola by Ferdinand Kugler, Vienna, 1973
  • Fine historic Markneukirchen viola, 18th century